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F Endorsement & Operator Competency Course

Experienced Operators Only

About this course

This course covers US18496 (V2) Demonstrate knoweldge and skills for driving a forklift on a road for endorsement F (forklifts) and US10851 (V4) Operate a powered industrial lift truck (forklift).

A combination of the above unit standards enables you to operate a forklift in a public area. Eg. Street, culverts, ferries, motorway etc. 

 

The below classes of licence allow you to operate the following forklifts:

  • NZ Class 1 Full Licence (with an F endorsement) covers forklifts with a Gross Laden Weight of up to 18,000 Kg. 
  • NZ Class 2 Full Licence (with an F endorsement) covers forklifts with a Gross Laden Weight exceeding 18,000 Kg.

 

*Please note that the licence endorsement and licence class systems work together

 

Course Availability

Forklift courses are held at the following locations: 

Albany:  Weekly
Onehunga:  Weekly
Hamilton:   Every fortnight
Wellington: Courses as booked. Normally one Saturday and at least one week day a month

 

 

Alternatively, if your company wishes to run a tailor Forklift course either at PassRite or your premises, please contact us on 0800 727 774 of email sales@passrite.co.nz to find out more.

 

Course Cost

This course costs $395.00 including GST.

 

Course Prerequisites

  • You MUST HOLD a current NZ Class 1 Full Driver Licence
  • You MUST HAVE previous experience of operating a forklift

 

Course Outline

Theory:

Takes approximately 4-6 hours in the classroom and covers:

  • US18496 (V2) Demonstrate knowledge and skills for driving a forklift on a road for endorsement F (forklifts)
  • US10851 (V4) Operate a powered industrial lift truck (forklift)

 

Practical:

Takes approximately 15 min per person and covers the following:

  • Pre vehicle safety checks 
  • Stacking and de-stacking 
  • The safe operation of the equipment 
  • Re-fuelling 
  • Parking and storage 

 

Upon successful competion of your training programme, you will be issued with a Forklift Competency certificate and ID Card as well as NZ Transport Agency certificate. You will need to take you NZTA certificate to any NZTA approved Driver Licencing Agency (AA or VTNZ) to load the F Endorsement onto your driver licence. Both unit standards (US 18496 and US 10851) will be credited to your NZQA Record of Learning.

Please note: US 10851 will be loaded onto you ROL only if a theory score of 100% has been achieved. 

 

You are NOT licenced to operate a forklift on the road until you have uploaded your F Endorsement onto your Driver Licence.

 

For more detailed information about this course, please view our Forklift Course Information Sheet.

 

 

BY ENROLING INTO A PASSRITE DRIVING ACADMEY COURSE YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS POLICY

REFUND /CANCELLATION POLICY:

7 WORKING DAYS prior to course start date:  No Cancellation Fee / FULL REFUND if pre-paid

3-6 WORKING DAYS prior to course start date:  50% Cancellation Fee / REFUND if pre-paid

2 WORKING DAYS prior to course start date: 100% Cancellation Fee / NO REFUND if pre-paid

PRACTICAL TRAINING CANCELLATION/RESCHEDULING POLICY: 

Less than 24 hour notice results in a fee of $195.00 plus GST per cancelled/rescheduled drive.

 

For more detailed information, please view our Terms and Conditions