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Forklift Operator, (F) Endorsement, and Attachments Unit Standards 10851, 10852, 18409, 18496

Course Overview
This course can consist of several parts, the F endorsement, the forklift operator’s certificate and associated equipment.

The operators certificate entitles you to use a forklift to move and place loads as required and operate in a workplace along with related attachments or safety platform if also assessed.

The F endorsement entitles you to drive a forklift where there may be public or on public roads.

The operators certificate expires every 3 years, while the F endorsement does not expire and refreshes at the same time as your driver license. 

We also provide courses for forklift attachments and the forklift mounted safety platform if you require any of these units as well, please let us know (additional costs apply) but they can all be delivered at the same time as a full OSH Operator course or refresher.

Course Prerequisites

  • Use of a Training room for the duration of the course
  • Safety footwear, High Viz, Cones
  • Use of forklift/vehicle with fork attachments (fit for purpose)
  • Attendees must be aged 15 years or older
  • Attendees that want to obtain F Endorsement must hold full class 1 NZ driver license and a full class 2 if over 12,000kgs

NZQA Unit Standards

18496: Demonstrate skills for driving a forklift on a road for endorsement F - Level 3, Credits 2

10851: Operate a powered industrial lift truck (forklift) - Level 3, Credits 7

10852: Operate a forklift with attachments (pole, gib, barrel clamp, for extensions etc) - Level 3, Credits 3

18409: Operate a forklift mounted safety platform - Level 3, Credits 4

Course Duration: Up to 8 hours full operator course

                            Refresher approx. 4hrs

                             F Endorsement only approx. 4hrs

Course Location: TBC

Course Numbers: Minimum 4 - maximum 10

Course Cost: OSH Operator & F Endorsement combo $265.00+gst per person

                     OSH Operator only $230.00+gst per person

                     F Endorsement only $150.00+gst per person

                     Safety platform $200.00+gst per person or $100.00+gst if in a combo course

                     Forklift attachments $200.00+gst person or $100.00+gst if in a combo course

                     Additional practical assessment $50.00+gst (size, type: saddle truck, side loader, reach truck)

Mileage: $100+gst to Auckland, Hamilton & Tauranga and .95c+gst per km everywhere else

                Plastic Operator Wallet card $15.00+gst per person (optional)

(Minimum number charges will be applied if minimum numbers are not met)

 For more information, please refer to the trainee handbook or the student information section of our website.