Onsite Forklift Training at your workplace
Onsite Forklift Training the new laws now require you to have a licenced forklift operator on-site in the workplace as well as 3 bays of double pallet racking at 3 levels high or Simulation and 400 sq mtrs approximately of available training space as well as a fully compliant Counter Balance forklift, if an assessor conducts tests on any non compliant premises or equipment and is caught, they could be fined and banned from assessing for life by WHSQ.
In addition since 1st July 2012 Onsite Forklift Training assessors must lodge details of every assessment they are conducting at least 3 days in advance with WHSQ, and so WHSQ now know where every assessor is working and testing and spot audits are conducted on the quality and compliance of assessors and the site and equipment being used on a monthly frequency.
Requirements for On- Site Forklift Training Delivery
Please ensure that the trainer has access to: A suitable room or office for the classroom element of the training day I.e. Table and chairs, Industrial racking or equivalent substitution such as, stacked containers of standard pallet sizes i.e. liquid pallets (ibc’s) or freighting containers and adequate access provided for training. The forklift truck needs to be compliant with a working horn, reversing beeper and flashing light, seat belts and manufacturer’s data plate. There has to be a forklift licence operator onsite, the trainer will need to sight his forklift licence on the day of training.
Please consider if you are compliant with the new laws before ordering workplace training, please do not hesitate to call us if you are in doubt or need further assistance, thank you.
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Day 1: Induction
You will be introduced to every component of operating a forklift in a busy workplace at a safe and competent level (theory and Practical) if satisfied with your operating competency the trainer will issue you with a training plan and a log book. You will then operate the forklift within your workplace (legally) under the general supervision of a licenced forklift operator and log your activity until you have completed the 27 to 40 hours required. It is now time to book your assessment. You have a maximum of 6 months to achieve a competent assessment- at which time your training, fee and workplace experience becomes null and void and you have to pay and start all over again.
Day 2: Assessment
The first thing the assessor will do is check your documentation, if your log book is not complete you have not finished your training and the assessor will leave under these circumstances to re-book another assessment will cost you a fee. However if all is in order and you fail your assessment the assessor will guide you to what you need to focus on and the second assessment is free.
Assessment Part One: is a written and numerical test that takes around 60mins to complete. (if you have English writing problems, you can ask to take the test verbally (addition fee), but we will need advance notice of this at the time of booking your assessment.
Assessment Part Two: is a practical and verbal test on the forklift and usually takes 40mins to complete.
Workplace training and assessment can also be undertaken on a Saturday or weekday am or pm at no extra cost, unless attending night shift employees after 6pm then a surcharge applies.
Forklift Licence fee
We are not involved in the issue of your forklift licence other than providing documentation for you to submit to WHSQ. As from the 1st September 2016 YOU NOW HAVE TO APPLY FOR YOUR HRW LICENCES ONLINE: https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/ once you have achieved competency (passed) The Fee is $91.50 and you only have 60 days from the date of assessment to submit your application online. Unfortunately after this date you will not be able to get a licence and you have to do the course all again, so be warned.
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