Licence to operate a Forklift Truck (LF)

 

 

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Course Information

Course Code

TLILIC0003

Course Cost

$750.00

Course Duration

2 Days

RTO Provider

On the Job Training (RTO 70023)

Entry Requirement/s

NIL

 

Course Overview

 

This course is designed to ensure that participants have the skills and knowledge required for the operation of a powered industrial truck equipped with a mast and an elevating load carriage to which is attached a pair of fork arms or other attachment, for licensing purposes. This definition also includes a truck on which the operator is raised with the attachment for order-picking.

This course is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.

This is a 2-day intensive training and assessment course. Participants will have two days to complete theory, practical training and assessment with our qualified trainer and assessor. On successful completion of this course, participants will be able to apply for a HIGH-RISK FORKLIFT (LF) licence.

This course option is suitable for participants without access to a workplace to gain experience, or workplaces who don’t have the resources to supervise staff while gaining nominal hours. If at any time during these 2 days the assessor recognises the need for the participant to complete gap training, participants will be given their logbook to gain nominal hours in the workplace prior to attending an assessment.

On successful completion of this course, participants will be able to apply for a HIGH-RISK FORKLIFT (LF) licence.

There are costs associated with applying for the licence. Please visit www.worksafe.qld.gov.au for current licence fees.

Application

 

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 boom-type elevating work platform HRWL.


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Performance Criteria

 
  • Plan work
  • Conduct routine checks
  • Shift load
  • Shut down and secure forklift truck

Course Outline

 
  • 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

Licensing/ Regulatory Information

 

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.

Pre-requisite For This Course

 

What to Bring

 
  • Provide 100 Points of identification (as per Workplace Health and Safety Queensland requirements)
  • Steel cap Boots
  • Safety gloves
  • Hi-Visibility shirt and hard hat with a brim
  • Suitable outdoor work clothing (no singlets)
  • Lunch and water bottle
  • If applicable, any evidence of prior experience e.g old certificates
  • USI Number (Find My USI)

Additional Information

 

Course days typically run from 7:00am to approximately 4:00pm - Participants are advised to arrive 15 minutes early to sign in.

*You may be required to start before 7:00am and stay after 4:00pm depending on how long the formal assessment runs for, we will advise of these times on the day of formal assessment.

 
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Phone: 07 5502 8331

After hours: 0404 709 861

Email: admin@onthejobtraining.edu.au

Address: 79 Christensen Road, Stapylton QLD 4207

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