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Forklift Training Courses | Equip-Safe

Supplier: Equip-Safe

This Forklift Training Course is nationally recognised and issues both a High Risk Work Licence and a licence to operate a forklift.

Price Guide: POA



Location and Frequency

Courses are scheduled weekly at Equip-Safe’s training venue on the corner of Orrong Road and Pilbara Street in Welshpool (Unit 10, 477 Orrong Road), or can be conducted on client’s premises,  (please contact Equip-Safe for on-site pricing)


Duration and Costs

  • One day assessment (pre-course reading and questionnaire to be completed prior to attending the session) for experienced operators only – $290.00.
  • Two-day forklift training and assessment – $400.00
  • Saturday Courses –  One day $350.00.   Two days $460.00


Worksafe Application
Worksafe require a fee of $86.00 for the High Risk Work Licence application. Equip-Safe will collect the $86.00 from you, and will send your application direct to Worksafe. No other additional charges will apply for this service. Upon successful completion of the course an Interim Licence will be issued which will allow you to operate a forklift from that date.


Forklift Training Course Content

Conduct routine checks

  • Read and interpret forklift rated capacity plate
  • Correct isolation and tagging procedure

Plan work

  •  Hazard identification and control measures
  •  Hierarchy of hazard control

Check controls and equipment

Shift load

  • Safe operation
  • Correct driving technique
  • Manoeuvre in tight areas (Pivot Point & Rear End Swing)
  • Stack and unstack loads
  • Park safely an shut down


Course Pre-requisites

  •  Must be 18 years of age
  • Reasonably good reading and writing and numeracy ability.
  • Provide 2 forms of identification. (One form of I.D. must be government issued   photo I.D. e.g.a Passport, or an Australian driver’s license)


Construction Training Fund Rebate

The Construction Training Fund provides funding support for training of eligible workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of training for eligible workers.


Eligible companies/individuals must be:

  • Directly employed in the building and construction industry in Western Australia construction companies undertaking projects in Western Australia
  • Self-employed and undertaking work which is directly involved in the construction process

Where eligibility of an applicant is in question the Training Fund will seek evidence of eligibility via review of a detailed, recent work history.


Unemployed participants:
If an individual is unemployed at the time of undertaking a short course recognised by the Training Fund, they must be able to:

  • Demonstrate that they were directly employed in the construction industry in Western Australia for a minimum of six months, within 6 months prior to the date of  course commencement; or if no recent work experience is involved have written evidence of a relevant employment offer from an eligible company or contractor in  the construction industry prior to making a claim

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