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Forklift Safety for Workers

What do I need to check before operating a forklift? You should: complete a pre-operational check by following the manufacturer’s instructions in the forklift manual report any damage or problems to your supervisor immediately remove the key and tag out unsafe forklifts to prevent unauthorised use. Checklist for pre-operational checks: You…


Worker run over by Forklift

In May 2018, a worker was struck and run over by a forklift in the loading bay of an industrial workplace on the Gold Coast. Initial inquiries indicate he was standing in the loading bay when the forklift reversed away after returning product to an outside rack. The forklift hit…


Got a handle on things?

Did you know that the Forklift is the most commonly used piece of mobile plant in the world? From giant distribution centres to a local fruit and vegetable shop. From huge engineering plants to a bottle shop. Every operator not only need a licence to operate one but also needs…


Why some online White Cards are being rejected by worksites

Recently we have been contacted by workers wanting to do our face to face white card course because they have not been allowed access to some construction work-sites because they did their White Card course online. Why? Because the principal contractor was not satisfied that the quality of the training…


Hear the one about the Kangaroo and the Forklift?

For Commonwealth Games awesomeness it's hard to go past Matilda - the giant winking Kangaroo. Why? Because Matilda was actually a Forklift. Yep, that's a whole lot of chicken wire and plaster of Paris (zero fact-checking on construction methods btw) being driven around by a forklift #forkliftlicence #nolimits Gold Coast…


Unlicenced Forklift Operators and Employer Fined

A prominent warehousing and distribution company has been fined after two of its forklift operators were found without documentary evidence that they were competent to operate the forklifts. A worksafe inspector visited the company to investigate an incident where a worker was struck by a forklift. The inspector found two…


$95 Forklift Licence and Logistics course? Yep

Funded by the Qld Government under the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program, we are excited to offer the Certificate III in Logistics, bundled with our Forklift Licence Course - for course details go here. Eligibility criteria apply, check here to see if you are eligible. Come along to one of our…


One Day Forklift Course – the truth

Recently there have been many ads for One Day Forklift Training - get started for $100. Every day we receive calls asking if these ads are real and how it works - are these courses that people keep hearing about true? Long story short, the stories are true - sort…


Fine Over Forklift Hit

MASSENA (trading as Star Freightlines) has been fined $20,000 over an incident in which an employee was injured by a reversing forklift. Massena pleaded guilty to failing to provide and maintain a safe work environment and was fined in the Magistrates Court. The two delivery drivers were engaged in a…


Getting caught unlicensed

Penalties of up to $3000 may apply for people who operate a Forklift without a licence. The fine for an Employer who instructed or permitted that person to operate the machinery without confirming licence and competency beforehand is even greater, and if an incident has occurred the fines can be…


Brisbane Northside Forklift Training

Living on the Northside of Brisbane and looking for the best Forklift Licence Training course in town? One Stop Training is now at Eagle Farm! Delivering Forklift Licence Courses every week with excellent machinery and a great new location. With a nearly 97% pass rate we provide all the tools…


Do you need a license to operate a forklift?

The simple answer – yes. Forklifts (or forklift trucks) are used across a wide range of industries including warehousing, construction, and manufacturing. These industrial trucks are designed to lift and move heavy loads over short distances. Forklift operation in Australia requires all forklift drivers to be licensed operators, so forklift…


White Card Issued Same Day

Want to work in Construction? Starting in 2017 we will be holding regular face to face White Card Construction Induction courses with the card issued SAME DAY.  The White Card is recognised in all states of Australia and is a mandatory requirement for all construction sites. Face to face training…


Have you considered a Training Career?

Training Career

Would you like to work in a professional and supportive environment? One Stop is looking for enthusiastic 'Trainee Trainers'. What makes an ideal candidate?  Someone who fulfills some of the criteria or can bring something else to the role. Current machinery licence and experience in operation. E.g. Forklift, Order Picker,…


A new 2016 can start now

2016 is just around the corner and it's that tight pocket time of year - what better time to get ready for an exciting 2016 using our Government Funded training opportunities. Our Certificate I courses include your choice of Forklift, Order Picker, EWP, Working at Heights, Confined Space. NO STUDENT…


Did somebody say Jobs?

Since starting our Certificate II in Road Transport - Freight Handler qualification, 77% of our students have either gained employment or moved on to further study. Why?  Because this is real training, by real trainers in a real training environment. Hands on machinery training, and fun, informative class sessions. Add…


98% of our students complete their studies

With a lot of talk and press about Training Organisation completion rates, we thought we might tell the world what ours are. Certificate Courses in Warehousing, Road Transport, Logistics and Construction lead to genuine job opportunities after genuine training. Hands on training in our warehouses and simulated workplaces allow trainees…


Soldiering on with an ex-serviceman

Training Career

Walking Wounded is a great Aussie charity working with returned servicemen and women established to assist in the psychological rehabilitation and recovery of returned Australian soldiers who are experiencing hardships after their time in service. A key focus area is assisting in the training and employment of returned service personnel…


Four things only Forkies understand…

1. No actually I can't hear you. I am sitting on an engine. 2. No thanks, I don't need your random hand signals. 3. Yes actually, I am blind.  I just drove out of a dark warehouse into bright sunlight. 4. I know there are no windows but that doesn't mean I can…


Three top responsibilities of Forklift Drivers

1. Everybody else. In the workplace everyone is part of the one team. Like driving on the road we all have a responsibility to each other. 2. Understanding the machine. Is it ready to operate, fuel, fluids, lubricant, tyres. What is the load capacity, what is the load centre. Are…


Jobs Jobs Jobs… The day Channel 7 came to play

With a massive jobs pledge in south east Queensland, Channel 7 news came to film where the action happens! Have a look here for a sneak peek inside our Murarrie Training Facility.


6 things to know about choosing a Forklift

Gas/LPG Forklifts 1.     Positives:  These are normally quieter than a diesel forklift and their exhaust fumes less offensive.  They are usually quicker, have a faster lift speed and generally outperform the electric and diesel competitors. They can be utilised inside and outside the warehouse environment. 2.     Negatives: Fuel costs and…


Forklift Tyres – What types are there?

As a rule, the forklift tyres you will come across in a warehouse are slick solid black rubber in construction.  Is it any wonder when they are required to lift tremendous amounts of weight?  If it was an air filled tyre, also known as Pneumatic, it could quite possibly blow…


Benefits of completing a certificate level course

Students that complete a certificate level course relating to the industry they are presently working in or wish to join, are always at a distinct advantage over their peers.   If you are already employed and complete a certificate course, the certificate shows an employer that you are dedicated to staying…

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Training centres in South East Queensland

Eagle Farm

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

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Molendinar

Ph: 1300 556 387

30 Activity Crescent, Molendinar QLD, Australia

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Murarrie

Ph: 1300 556 387

28 Goodman Place, Murarrie QLD, Australia

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Redbank

Ph: 1300556387

6 Wilkinson Street, Redbank Plains QLD, Australia

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Richlands

Ph: 1300556387

293 Orchard Road, Richlands QLD, Australia

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Southport

Ph: 1300556387

4/126 Scarborough Street, Southport QLD, Australia

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