WHY CHOOSE START TRAINING FOR YOUR FORKLIFT LICENCE MELBOURNE?
Start Training are Melbourne’s highest rated Forklift Training Organisation and we strive to create a friendly and supportive training environment where students of all experiences and backgrounds can train comfortably and with confidence.
Our highly experienced trainers have a wealth of industry knowledge that ensures you get the best possible training course and our support staff are on hand to assist where needed including our dedicated Student Welfare Officer who can assist with one on one Language, Literature and Numeracy (LLN) training if required.
When completing your Forklift Licence Melbourne with Start Training you will have access to the following:
- Start Training’s fully equipped forklift training simulated warehouse
- Conveniently located Forklift Licence Melbourne Training Centre at Ferntree Gully, just 10 minutes from Eastlink
- Weekend forklift training
- Free re-testing and additional forklift training course if required
- All required forklift training material provided at no extra cost
- Our highly experienced and qualified trainers with a wealth of industry knowledge
- A friendly and relaxed environment where students of all forklift training experiences and backgrounds can train comfortably and with confidence. Our Trainers are dedicated to ensure you meet all your forklift training requirements.
FORKLIFT LICENCE COURSE STRUCTURE
Tailored to your experience your Forklift Training will be conducted over a maximum of 2 days including both practical and theory training. The small class size of our forklift licence course ensures that students receive maximum time driving the forklift in our simulated warehouse.
A workbook is completed at home prior to the forklift licence course. Further theory is conducted in the class. An optional extra theory session is available to those who feel they may need it, free of charge.
FORKLIFT LICENCE COURSE REQUIREMENTS
• Have valid photo identification (click here for details)
• Be a resident of Victoria (or have a valid reason for completing your course in Victoria)
• Have basic English and numeracy skills. Please let us know if you need assistance with reading or writing
• Complete a workbook prior to your forklift licence course
FORKLIFT LICENCE MELBOURNE COURSE OUTCOMES
On successful completion of this Forklift Licence Melbourne course you will receive a Statement of Attainment; TLILIC2001 Licence to operate a forklift truck issued by Start Training, and a temporary WorkSafe Forklift Licence; Licence to Perform High Risk Work – LF. This temporary licence needs to be submitted to Australia Post within 60 days of completion of course, along with a fee of $60 to WorkSafe Victoria. You will then be sent the five year licence.
ONSITE FORKLIFT TRAINING AND LICENCE MELBOURNE – WORKPLACE FORKLIFT TRAINING
Start Training also provides onsite forklift training where our trainers come to you in all areas of Melbourne and regional Victoria, saving you time and money. We can design a forklift training program around your requirements which can include beginner training, refresher courses or verification of competencies to ensure your licensed operators are driving safely. Contact us now to discuss you company’s requirements on (03) 9756 0244.
CONTACT A TRAINING CONSULTANT TO FIND OUT MORE
Follow the steps below to book your course online. If you have any problems with the online booking portal please give one of our Training Consultants a call on (03) 9756 0244.
- 1. Select a course date from the calendar below
- 2. Select how many spots on the course you want to book, 1 per student
- 3. Follow the checkout prompts to pay for and confirm your spot
- 4. Check your email for a booking confirmation and you’re all set
CHECK OUT OUR REVIEWS
Start Training are Melbourne’s Highest Rated Forklift Training Organisation and we are consistently rated highly for customer service, student support and trainer knowledge, but don’t take our word for it, check out some of our reviews below:
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We conduct all Forklift Training at our primary facility is located at Unit 3, 1825 Ferntree Gully Road, VIC. You can find our building behind Burdens Plumbtec (the large blue building). We conduct Forklift, Order Picker, Working at Heights, Elevated Work Platform and White Card courses at our Ferntree Gully facility.
We have multiple types of Forklifts available for training our students including gas and battery powered forklifts. We also have Order Pickers, Counterbalance Forklifts and Reach Forklifts ensuring that you get maximum exposure to the many varieties of forklifts available.
A food truck visits Start Training’s Ferntree Gully Road facility every weekday (Monday to Friday) at 9.45am. This service offers a wide range of hot and cold food and snacks including sandwiches, pies, fruit, confectionery and drinks.
We have a student kitchen / cafe area with free fresh fruit, free fresh coffee and free biscuits. The kitchen area contains a large fridge, microwaves, toaster and a sandwich press that are free to be used by our students if they wish to bring their own food for the time they are with us.
We have vending machines located in our Ferntree Gully Road facility featuring a selection of drinks and snacks. The drinks vending machine serves Coca Cola, energy drinks and coffee milk amongst others and can accept coins, card (pay pass) and notes ($5 or $10 notes only). We also have a snack machine serving a variety of chips and confectionery which is coin operated only.
There are a number of shops and takeaways within a short distance of our Ferntree Gully facility including bakeries located at the Mountain Gate shopping centre, Red Rooster, On It Burgers, McDonalds, Subway and KFC. If you are unsure about their locations one of our friendly staff can direct you.
Generally our classes begin at 8.00am each day Monday through to Saturday. Some of our classes begin slightly earlier at 7.30am, you will be informed of your class start time via a booking confirmation and a confirmation SMS sent to you a few days prior to your class.
Yes, we offer ample breaks throughout the day. An initial break is provided at 9.45am at which time a food van visits our Ferntree Gully location. Lunch and other shorter regular breaks are provided throughout the day.
We provide all safety equipment necessary for your course including hi-vis vest and hard-hats where applicable. All you need to bring is a sturdy pair of shoes (no thongs please) and adequate clothing. Please note that during winter months the temperatures within our warehouse can be low, please come with sufficient warm clothing on cold weather days.
Yes, once you have been booked in you will receive an e-mail with a workbook and other materials attached. The workbook should be completed prior to attending to ensure maximum time available for practical training. A hardcopy of the workbook and training materials can be provided on request and mailed out to you with sufficient notice.
Yes, you must complete your workbook prior to attending our class. Failure to do so may result you being denied access to your course on the day and a re-booking fee will be applicable. This is to ensure that students get adequate practical training on the machines and that the class isn’t being held up by those who haven’t completed the workbook.
Yes, we have a dedicated Student Welfare Officer that can assist you with your needs. We have successfully trained thousands of students including those with additional requirements. Give us a call on (03) 09756 0244 and ask to speak to one of our Training Consultants who will walk you through the options available.