This course ensures that participants have the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift truck safely in accordance with all relevant legislative requirements.
Forklift truck means a powered industrial truck equipped with lifting media made up of a mast and an elevating load carriage to which is attached a pair of fork arms or other attachments that can be raised 900mm or more above the ground, but does not include a pedestrian-operated truck or a pallet truck.
Competence in this unit, does not in itself result in a HRW licence to operate this plant.
A person performing this work is required to hold a forklift truck High Risk Work Licence (HRWL).
You may be eligible to receive CSQ funding for this course if you are a worker or an apprentice / trainee in the building and construction industry:
Workers (employed or unemployed) - CSQ funding of $446.00 (gap payable of $204)
Apprentices & Trainees (employed or unemployed) - CSQ funding of $557.50 (fully subsidised; no additional cost)
To book into this course, please get in touch with a member of the WorkSafe Connect team who will tentatively book you into the course until your CSQ eligibility application is approved. Alternatively, if you wish to book your course online, please book and pay the full amount. As soon as you are deemed eligible, the CSQ funding will be refunded to you.
For full details on eligibility, please click here or get in touch with us today.
Conduct routine checks
Shut down and secure forklift truck
Accurately interpret information relating to conducting forklift truck operations (e.g. procedures)
Safely conduct forklift truck operations including all functions to the maximum height and load capacity
Identify hazards associated with the operation of the forklift truck, assess risks and put into place effective hazard prevention/control measures for those hazards identified
Verify problems and equipment faults and demonstrate appropriate response procedures
Methodology of determining the weight of a load
WHS legislation, standards relevant to the safe operation for the forklift trucks
Understanding of forklift characteristics and capabilities (including use of load data plates)
Understanding of the hierarchy of hazard identification and control
Organisational and workplace standards, requirements, policies and procedures
Procedures for the recording, reporting and maintenance of workplace records and information
Forklift truck operations and safe operating techniques
Typical routine problems encountered in the operation of the crane and equipment and adjustments required for correction
327 Bayswater Road
Gate 1, Building 4 – Entry 5
Construction Training Centre
460-492 Beaudesert Road
Salisbury, Brisbane QLD 4107
Course ID: 476 - Forklift Licence (Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck)