Once your forklift licence has expired it must be renewed within 12 months from the expiry date. If you fail to renew your licence within this time you’ll be required to complete the one-day Forklift Training course again and pass the subsequent assessment with a WorkCover Assessment.
How long does a forklift licence last Victoria?
Forklift Training Basics
To obtain a new Forklift Licence in Victoria you must attend and successfully complete a training course with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) which has been authorised by WorkSafe Victoria to issue High Risk Work (HRW) Licences. Your HRW Licence is valid for 5 years.
How do I check if my Victorian forklift licence is valid?
Validate a licence
You can validate a WorkSafe licence by visiting myWorkSafe.
How long does your forklift licence last for?
Forklift Refresher Training
If your operators have received accredited training, such as in-house RTITB accredited training or courses through an RTITB training provider, you should also ensure that they renew their qualification at least every three years with a refresher training course.
Can I drive a forklift without a licence in Victoria?
The short answer is “yes” – it is necessary to hold a licence to operate a forklift.
How much is a forklift licence in Australia?
Forklift Licence NSW is $450 per person + $74 SafeWork NSW licence card issuing fee. Classroom session is 2.5 days. Don’t wait to book a Forklift Licence NSW, call now on 02 9232 1010 or contact our team.
Do you need a licence for a scissor lift in Victoria?
You don’t need a high risk work licence to operate earthmoving equipment (eg excavator) or a scissor lift.
How do I get a replacement White Card Victoria?
You just need to contact WorkSafe VIC on 1300 852 562 so they can issue a replacement for you. The replacement card would also apply for a White Card that was stolen or damaged beyond recognition. Just be advised that a certain fee might apply to your new card.
What is high risk work?
You need a high risk work (HRW) licence if you intend to work with any of the following: cranes including tower cranes, mobile cranes (slewing and non-slewing), vehicle loading cranes, bridge and gantry cranes. dogging, rigging and scaffolding. forklifts.
Are forklift refresher courses compulsory?
While forklift refresher training itself isn’t technically a legal requirement, under L117 (Approved Code of Practice for Rider-Operator Lift Trucks), it’s recommended that operators receive refresher training every 3 to 5 years.
What is a forklift refresher course?
The RTITB Forklift Refresher Course is aimed at existing operators who are formally trained to use a forklift truck who wish to reaffirm their driving skills. This course will provide suitable and sufficient understanding of current relevant legislation, best practice and safe use of forklift trucks.
Is forklift a good career?
Is Forklift Driving a Good Job? In terms of job security and pay, forklift driving is a solid career, especially for anyone that isn’t interested in years of higher education beyond high school. You can make a good living on a forklift operator salary.
How do I renew my HRW licence NSW?
We will mail a renewal form to you two months before your licence is due to expire. You will need to complete the form and lodge it at an Australia Post office, you can read our renewal information sheet for more details. If you have not received your renewal notice or need any assistance, please contact on 13 10 50.