Forklift Training and Licencing in Sunshine Coast
The Sunshine Coast is one of the fastest growing cities in Australia due to economic growth. Between 2002-2015, it showcased a growth rate of 4.09% per annum with the increase of export and high-value employment. Though the city is known for its tourism industry and the inflow of travellers around the globe, there have been some remarkable industrial growth in recent years.
Job Prospects of Sunshine Coast
Recent reports confirm that it has strong construction, retail, food, and marine industries. All these industries provide great impetus to the economy of the Sunshine Coast and create thousands of jobs to the people of the city every year. When looking for a job that has diverse career options and applications in these sectors, forklift operations and maintenance becomes a primary choice for many people.
Why Forklift Training?
The job listings of Jora Australia show that at least two jobs are listed every day that require a forklift licence and operation skills in the Sunshine Coast. The warehousing industry, civil work departments, the manufacturing sector, and other sectors prefer people who have experience in operating a forklift. Even if you are employed, your forklift licence and expertise will help you to boost your career prospects.
On-site Training with Barclay Thomas Training
Barclay Thomas Training provides a world-class forklift training experience and assistance for licencing in the Sunshine Coast.
We offer training at your facility in your forklift. You can also choose what hours are convenient for you to train on weekdays and on Saturdays. However, you should note that after 6 p.m. our training programs will cost you additional charge.
We facilitate the forklift training at any facility as long as you meet the compliance standards of WHSQ and there is a minimum of three students for the training. You can contact us to learn about the compliance standards and our affordable fee structure.
On-site Program Schedule
Day 1: Induction Forklift Licence Training Gold Coast
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 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 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. 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, 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.
Though the process of attaining a forklift licence in the Sunshine Coast is governed and issued by WHSQ, we help you in every step of your application with the required documentation. Within 60 days of passing your assessment, you can apply for HRW licence online www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/ by paying a $96.80 fee.
Connect with Us Today for Your Forklift Licence
Are you ready for a life-changing career? Call us today on (07) 5573 0216 or connect with us and take the first step towards a promising career.