Forklift Licence

Forklift Beginner and Refresher Courses from

From $450 – $550

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Gain skills and knowledge to operate a Forklift

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Learn about inspecting loads on a Forklift

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Learn to safely operate a Forklift

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Gain knowledge on load efficiencies

Forklift trucks refer to an industrial lift truck equipped with a vertically elevating load carriage frame. Horizontal load forks (or a similar lifting mechanism) project from the front of the frame. Forklift trucks can be powered by electric motors or internal combustion engines running on petrol, diesel or LPG fuels.”

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Overview

Forklift drivers play a very important role in logistics. Without forklift drivers, goods could not be loaded, unloaded, moved around or even be stored. Hence, there is always a demand for forklift drivers. In warehouse depots, loading yards, seaports and airports; forklift drivers are required.

Course Details

  • Duration – 2- 3 days
  • Time – 8.00am – 3.00pm
  • Course Fees –
    • Beginners – This Month SPECIAL – $550

      2 days training + 1 day assessment

    • Expired Lic. Holders – This Month SPECIAL – $450

      1 day training + 1 day assessment

TRAINING

In this course, you will get the skills and knowledge to operate a forklift.

Operating a forklift correctly is very important since this is considered a hazardous job. Forklift accidents could prove to be fatal or cause personal injury. These accidents could also cause damage to the forklift itself and also damage the goods or even the building itself. Hence, it is very important that you learn to operate a forklift from an experienced trainer.

Beginner Training

  • This is for those who have no knowledge of operating a forklift.
  • Teaches the basic skills to operate a forklift.
  • Safety and operating a forklift efficiently will also be taught.

Refresher Training :

  • This for those whose forklift licence has expired.

Upcoming Forklift Courses

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Fri, 7 Aug 2020 (8:00 AM – 3:00 PM)Places Available359 Wecker Rd, Mansfield, QLD 4122
Sat, 8 Aug 2020 (8:00 AM – 3:00 PM)Places Available359 Wecker Rd, Mansfield, QLD 4122
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BEGINNERS
EARTH MOVING

No experience required
 
Receive training & assessment in various types of earth moving equipment
Equipment includes
Excavator, Skid-Steer
Front-end Loader, Backhoe
Course Outcome
Receive Nationally Accredited RII units of competency (SoA) + plastic industry wallet card
Location
359 Wecker Rd, Mansfield, QLD 4122
1 x ticket $550
2 x tickets $900
3 x tickets $1250
4 x tickets $1600

EXPERIENCED
EARTH MOVING

For experienced operators
(min 12 months)
Streamlined to suit your needs, saving you time and money

Equipment includes
Excavator, Skid-Steer
Front-end Loader,Backhoe
Course Outcome
Receive Nationally Accredited RII units of competency (SoA) + plastic industry wallet card
Location
359 Wecker Rd, Mansfield, QLD 4122
1 x ticket $450
2 x tickets $800
3 x tickets $1150
4 x tickets $1500

ONSITE
EARTH MOVING

Contact us to discuss the needs of your employees
Training and assessment available in any type of earth moving equipment
Discount for multiple courses and group bookings
Course Outcome
Receive Nationally Accredited RII units of competency (SoA) + plastic industry wallet card
Location
Onsite at your workplace. (minimum 5 people)
Contact us for a
competitive quote

Leading provider of beginner, refresher, and advanced forklift courses across Brisbane

Forklift driving is a highly demanded skill and central to pivotal roles in warehouses, mining, air and seaports, and factory environments. With an up-to-date forklift licence, career opportunities are endless.

Operating a forklift in any capacity is a serious role that comes with great responsibility. At all times, best practice must be followed to get the job done safely and efficiently to achieve the best outcomes.

The Great Heavy Driving School three-day training course will help participants acquire all the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift safely and within the requirements of most jobs.

Places of work where forklifts operate are traditionally filled with potential hazards. Accidents or misdemeanours can have serious consequences. As such, everyone who operates a forklift must hold a valid licence at all times.

Beginner training – prices start from just $450

The beginner forklift training teaches the basic skills required to operate a forklift for those with no prior knowledge. The three-day course is conducted by trainers with advanced experience in training and assessment and with customer and environmental safety at the core.

At the end of the assessment, you’ll know how to operate a forklift safely and efficiently to help you excel in your career.

Refresher training

Refresher training is required every five to ten years in Queensland and must be carried out to allow you to continue operating a forklift within workplace health and safety parameters.

What you’ll learn:

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Basic skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift

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Inspecting loads on a forklift

$

Load efficiencies of a forklift

$

Safe operations of a forklift

$

Loading and unloading goods

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Inspections of forklifts and loads

Forklift course requirements

For eligibility for a forklift licence in Brisbane, you must be at least 18 years of age. No medical examination is required and as forklifts are only operated within the workplace in Queensland, you do not need a driver’s licence to complete the course.

To find out more about obtaining a forklift licence, call 0450 673 385 today.

Forklift Licence

FAQ’s

What are the responsibilities of Forklift drivers?

1) Operate a Forklift – This involves loading and unloading goods, from trucks and storing them.

2) Inspections – It is the Forklift driver’s responsibility to make sure the forklifts are in good working order. All loads must be inspected to make sure they are safe and properly secured.

3) Miscellaneous – You may have to use other equipment like telescopic handlers to fulfill your responsibilities.

What is the minimum age to get a Forklift licence?

To be eligible for a forklift licence you must be at least 18 years of age.

How long is the duration of course?

Training will be for 2 days. Assessment will be 1 extra day. 

Do I need to undergo a medical examination to do a Forklift operator course?

No, you do not need to undergo a medical examination to do this course.

What are the skills required to be a Forklift operator?

i) You must be aware that safety is of paramount importance in being a forklift operator. Your safety and the safety of those around you is your responsibility.

ii) You must be physically strong and fit. This job requires strength and effort.

iii) You must have the ability to follow your supervisor’s oral and written instructions.

iv) You must have a mature mindset. Driving a forklift is serious work. This job requires a high degree of responsibility and professionalism.

v) Language literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills are a must. This includes: Reading, Writing, Oral Communication, Numeracy. You will have to calculate the load, estimate the lifting height and the distance covered.

What are the job opportunities of a forklift operator?

This a highly skilled job and hence the opportunities for employment are very bright. You could be working in warehouses, ports, construction sites and airports.

Booking Form

Call: 0450 673 385

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