Forklift training and licensing is a safe way to land a stable career, and Barclay Thomas Training is a prominent player in giving advanced forklift training. Ipswich is known as a manufacturing hub in Queensland with over 14% of its population employed in the sector. Therefore, qualified forklift operators do not want to queue up for a job.
Indeed.com data reveals that at least five new jobs per day are reported related to forklift operating in Brisbane and Ipswich these days. Apart from the manufacturing sector, the logistics, warehouse, and food processing industries search for people with forklift operating capability.
If you are searching for forklift training in Ipswich, you can choose our services as we offer customised training plans based on your needs. We provide refresher courses, on-site forklift training, a one-day training program and assessment, and a two-day training program and assessment.
Do you want to be trained in your facility at your convenient time? Barclay Thomas Training offers an opportunity for that. However, you have to follow some compliance standards set by WHSQ. If you are compliant with the regulations, you are welcome to connect with us for training in your workplace at your convenient hours.
We have created a training schedule spanning two days, including the assessment, for on-site programs. However, you can customise your hours of training with respect to your experience with forklift operations.
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.
The assessor will 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 book another assessment will cost you a fee.
Assessment:Part One: is a written and numerical test, which can take about 60mins to complete. If you have English writing problems, you can ask to take the test verbally (addition fee), 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 can take place on a Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday am/pm,
We are not involved in the issue of your forklift licence other than providing documentation for you to submit to WHSQ. As of the 1st September 2016, YOU NOW HAVE TO APPLY FOR YOUR HRW LICENCES ONLINE www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/ once you have achieved competency (passed)
The Fee is $100.10 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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Are you looking for on-site forklift training and licencing options in Ipswich? You can contact us at (07) 5573 0216; we can give you forklift training to guide you in becoming a licenced forklift operator.