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Forklift Driver Prospects and National Statistics

What are the prospects of a forklift operator over the next three years on a National level. Job positions for Forklift Operators is expected to be above average (btwn 25,001 & 50,000). Interestingly Forklift Operators have a high proportion of full time jobs (90.1%), working full time with average weekly…


Where are all the women?

It is traditionally in industry that is represented primarily by men, but what are the barriers to increasing participation among women? Over the years it has been interesting to see that participation level increase but as an industry, the Distribution, Warehousing and Logistics field still has some way to go.…


Order Picker or Forklift? What’s the difference?

For a start there is a different Licence for each one. The Forklift Licence is the LF classification (why it's not FL is anyone's guess) and the Order Picking Forklift is classed as the LO (again, OP would have been a better idea, but anyway...) The big difference is on…


When is a Forklift a Forklift?

When is a machine with Forks not a Forklift? What is the difference between a Forklift Truck and an Industrial Lift Truck? A Forklift Truck is a powered industrial lift truck equipped with lifting media made up of a mast and elevating work carriage, with a pair of fork arms…


How much does a Forklift Driver earn?

38% of Forklift Operators in industry have between 1 and 5 years experience Only 7% of Forklift Operators are women - the industry needs to do better than that! 4 out of 5 Forklift Operators are Highly Satisfied with their jobs Forklift Operators go on to roles such as: Storeperson…


Forklift Licence Test – Questions and Answers

The High Risk Work assessment consists of two parts: Written: 28 Critical Questions – 100 % to pass Calculations 8 Critical Questions - 100% to pass Written 30 non-critical questions – 90% to pass Only those who pass the written assessment can proceed to the practical assessment. If you are…


Scissor Lift Licence – is there one?

Boom and Scissor Lift Training Brisbane

Under the Workplace Health and Safety Act, any person operating a piece of plant or machinery has to have had sufficient training in doing so. That training has to be delivered by an appropriate and competent person, with the training qualification and equipment experience. In years gone by it was…


How old do you have to be to hold a Forklift Licence?

We are often asked how old you have to be to operate a Forklift. To sit the assessment you have to be 18 years of age minimum. However... you can begin the training at 17 years and 10 months - any machine operation whilst under training has to be under the…


Expired HRW Licence – Forklift, Order Picker, Boom Lift EWP

Over the past six years Worksafe Australia in conjunction with all the state Licencing Authorities began a rollout of expiring the 'old' high risk work licences. It could be argued that this was done somewhat by stealth - because the majority of licence holders only found out through the grapevine…

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Training centres in South East Queensland

Forklift Training Beenleigh

Ph: 1300 556 387

38-44 James St, Beenleigh QLD 4207, Australia

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Forklift Training Eagle Farm

Ph: 1300556387

7/231 Holt St, Eagle Farm QLD 4008, Australia

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Forklift Training Molendinar

Ph: 1300556387

Unit 13, 6-8 Enterprise Street, Molendinar, Gold Coast

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