Forklift Licence Assessment (LF)

Forklift Licence Assessment (LF) 

Under the current legislation Forklift Licence Assessment can only be conducted after the student has completed formal training with AIMM Industrial Training and informal training either at work or with AIMM. AIMM Industrial Training offers students a full 90 days to complete their informal training.

Requirements for Forklift Assessment only are:

  • Applicants must have a current logbook from AIMM
  • Applicants must be over 18 years old
  • Applicants must be able to show  THREE forms of identification with one form containing a Photo
  • Have a QGOV account

At the conclusion of a successful assessment you will be provided with an interim authority to operate a forklift, this is valid for 14 days in which time AIMM Industrial will issue your Statement of Attainment. You will need to lodge your assessment documentation online through the Department of Transport and Main Roads, pay a licence fee of $85.40 to allow the issuance of your five year photo ID licence.

General Information about the Forklift Licence – Theory and Practical Assessments 

Theory Assessment Facts:

  1. The written assessment is 58 Questions
  2. It is a closed book written assessment
  3. All answers require a written response in English
  4. The maximum allowable time is 2 hours
  5. A 100% pass mark is required for competency.

Practical Assessment Facts:

  1. The student must conduct a detailed pre operation check
  2. Identify hazards within the work area
  3. Plan work
  4. Shift a series of loads by racking or stacking to the National Load Shifting Standard
  5. Demonstrate good safe operations at all times
  6. Correct parking and shutdown procedure

AIMM Industrial Training also offers challenge testing to operators who meet the requirements as described by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland. If you would like to find out more about challenge testing and the RPL process please call AIMM for further information.

Getting your Forklift Licence
If you need a forklift licence we offer courses each week for new operators or experienced operators. The process involves being able to pass a written and practical test. If you successfully get your licence you will be able to drive a forklift legally anywhere in Australia.

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