This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift truck safely in accordance with all relevant legislative requirements. Competence in this unit, does not in itself result in a HRWL licence to operate this plant.
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 900 mm or more above the ground, but does not include a pedestrian-operated truck or a pallet truck.
A person performing this work is required to hold a forklift truck High Risk Work Licence (HRWL).
This unit requires a person operating a forklift truck to:
- plan for the work/task
- prepare for the work/task
- perform work/task
- pack up.
Legislative and regulatory requirements are applicable to this unit of competency.
This unit is based on the licensing requirements of Part 4.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations and meets Commonwealth, State and Territory HRWL requirements.
The National Assessment Instrument (NAI) is the mandated assessment for the HRWL to operate the relevant licencing class as detailed in this unit.
Reading and writing – a learner will be able to read, comprehend and write a range of texts within a variety of contexts.
Oral communication – a learner will be able to use and respond to spoken language including some unfamiliar material within a variety of contexts.
Numeracy and mathematics – a learner will be able to recognise and use a variety of conventions and symbolism of formal mathematics.
No minimum numbers are required to complete this course, therefore duration can vary from 2 - 3 days, depending on the class size.
$77.00 will be payable to to obtain a SafeWork NSW Forklift License. This will be payable with the application at Australia Post, upon successful completion of the course.
100 points of ID and 2 passport sized photos will also be required for our application
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