This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift truck safely. 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 arms 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 forklift truck high risk work (HRW) licence.
Students must all have a USI number.
Participants must be from 18 years of age and comply with the requirements outlined in the application for high risk work (GF083) published by Work Safe Tasmania
- Legislation and WHS requirements,
- Duty of care and Safe work practices
- Hazards and risk management
- Planning your work
- Conduct routine checks on a forklift truck
- Shift loads in a safe manner
- Safely shut down and secure equipment
Upon successful completion participants will receive a statement of attainment for the unit TLILIC2001 Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck.
Successful participants are able to apply for a National High Risk Work Licence (Forklift truck) as issued by Workplace Standards Tasmania under the Work Health & Safety Act 2012. This Licence is valid for 5 years and will then require renewal.
You MUST wear protective work wear (safety boots) for the practical assessment. These need to be supplied by the student.