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
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
Conduct routine checks
Shut down and secure forklift truck
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
COURSE CODE: TLILIC0003 – LICENCE TO OPERATE A FORKLIFT TRUCK
Trainwest will be the issuing RTO for the Statement of Attainment associated with this nationally recognised VET course. ATC Offshore provides Nationally Recognised Training under a Third-Party Provider Agreement on behalf of Trainwest (RTO Provider No. 51807).