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Forklift licences 

Before you can apply for a national licence to perform high risk work to operate the types of forklifts listed below, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) must assess your training, skills and knowledge using the relevant 'assessment instrument’ under realistic workplace conditions.

 

Forklift truck (LF)

Covers the operation of a powered industrial truck equipped with a mast and an elevating load carriage to which is attached a pair of forkarms or other attachment.

 

Order-picking forklift truck (LO)

Covers the operation of a powered industrial truck of a type where the operator’s control arrangement is incorporated with the load carriage/lifting media, and elevates with it.


Call 13 10 50 for more information about assessment instruments for forklifts.


Forklifts hitting pedestrians video safety alert

 

 

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A complete video transcript is available on request.