A HRW licence to take you to new career heights
Learn how to operate a powered industrial truck where the operator's control arrangement is incorporated with the load carriage/lifting media, and elevates with it! Specifically, this licence covers how to plan the work, conduct routine checks, safely operate, and shut down procedures. A comprehensive course for effective and safe operation of an order-picker forklift.
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To enrol in this program with TAFE Queensland you must be employed within the industry and have access to an order picker/stock picker forklift truck. If you are not employed within the industry, you will require access to an order picker/stock picker forklift truck, as well as an appropriate supervisor, and may need to speak with a teacher prior to enrolment.
You may undertake training prior to the age of 18, but must be 18 years of age or above in order to undertake your formal assessment. It is strongly recommended that prior to entering this course you have basic reading and writing skills as you will be required to undertake a formal assessment and assistance cannot be provided during this assessment.
You will require access to an Order Picker (and appropriate supervision), as well as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) relevant to the workplace, such as:
Photo ID such as a Queensland or Interstate Driver's Licence or Passport will be required on assessment day.
Following the completion of this unit, you may be eligible to apply to Workplace Health and Safety Queensland for an Order Picker Forklift Licence. Refresher courses are also available that will assist in maintaining skills and currency for renewing your HRW Licence.
Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.
All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.
Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.