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Course Name
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Unit Number
Licence to operate a forklift truck
LF
TLILIC2001
     
Nationally Acredited

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Licence to operate a forklift truck

Successful completion of this training and assessment will provide you with the necessary qualification to apply for a licence.
Licences must be applied for at an Australia Post outlet within 60 days of assessment.
They are issued by the State Regulator (Workplace Health & Safety Qld or NSW WorkCover) and are valid for five years.

 

 COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course is designed to prepare a person to safely and effectively operate a Forklift Truck.

It may be conducted at your premises or a Logisafe venue

Forklifts

DURATION:

Usually 3 days class time + nominal 40 logbook hours.

The usual procedure is:

  • 2 days in class including a machine induction
  • Nominal 40 hours of supervised forklift operation in the work environment - recorded in the logbook provided by Logisafe
  • 1 day revision and assessment

Classroom time can be reduced with the students completing the workbooks in their own time
using comprehensive, easy to follow training notes

COURSE CONSISTS OF:

FORMAL TRAINING (including practical training) which covers:

 Understanding relevant legislative obligations and duty of care responsibilities

  • Plan and prepare to safely and effectively operate a Forklift
  • The identification and control, of work health and safety issues related to forklift operation
  • Select and inspect the correct forklift to perform the task
  • Conduct forklift operations in accordance with legislative and industry standards and codes
  • Checking all equipment after use

INFORMAL TRAINING (supervised practical training at your workplace):

  • Prior to completing their performance test, students are required to perform a nominal 40 hours of supervised forklift operation in their work environment.
    This is recorded in the logbook provided by Logisafe.

 ASSESSMENT:

  • Theory examination consisting of 58 questions
  • Written assignment consisting of 8 tasks
  • Performance test consisting of 5 practical exercises