This course covers the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift truck – including planning work, undertaking routine checks, load shifting, and the safe and secure shutdown of equipment after completing operations. A person operating a forklift truck is required to hold a high risk work licence. This course meets the formal training requirements required for a licence, as outlined by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland.
There are no entry requirements for this course. It is recommended that participants:
- Be at least 18 years of age; and
- Have at least a Year 8 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills; and
- Have access to a suitable workplace to complete the on-the-job training component
- Have access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – including steel capped safety boots, hi-vis work clothing, hard hat and safety glasses
- Photo Identification
*Entry to CSTC will not be permitted unless the appropriate PPE is worn, you may be required to rebook on an alternative date/course and all associated costs will be forwarded to either yourself or your employer depending on who is responsible for payment.
- Course materials and stationary;
- Onstreet parking;
- Complimentary tea, coffee and filtered water;
- Student fridge and microwave;
- Snack and drink vending machines
- Mobile food van visits twice daily to purchase food and drink;
One (1) days of face-to-face training to gain a theoretical understanding. Assessment will occur over two (2) days, after training and logbook completion. * The participant is to undertake workplace training with a supervisor using the log book provided upon enrolment, to record the outlined tasks. The supervisor must hold the relevant high risk work licence. Workplace training can occur before the course or after the theoretical component. Evidence of this informal learning must be produced to the assessor prior to undertaking the mandated performance assessment.
Participants will be required to successfully complete a series of Workplace Health and Safety Queensland mandated assessment items – including written knowledge and calculations assessments, plus a performance assessment.
The participant is responsible for deciding when they wish to undertake assessment. The Registered Training Organisation (RTO) will need a minimum of one (1) week notice to book a participant for their assessment.
Successful participants will receive an assessment summary (AS1) from the accredited assessor and a Statement of Attainment from the RTO. For participants seeking a high risk work licence, they must complete an online application with Workplace Health and Safety Queensland within 60 days of successfully completing the practical assessment.
HOW TO APPLY
Choose a date from the course calendar
Read the Student Handbook
Download and complete the Student Enrolment form
Return the funding form and enrolment form to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07 3373 8888.
Hisk Risk Work Licence applications are now made online, for further information please click here.