Forklifts are necessary to use in the projects because they can lift heavy goods from one place to another easily. If you want to buy a forklift then you must have to get the forklift licence for it too after buying it. licence for the forklift is necessary to make it legal to use it in the projects otherwise the government will not allow your forklift to work in the projects. In case, any accident will happen then you will be responsible for it and it does not matter you have any connection with the accident or not. That is why after buying the forklift you must have to make it your personal property by getting the licence.
It is very easy to get the licence for forklift and you can get the training within an hour of getting the licence. You must have to learn using the forklift by getting the training certificate and licence. In the training course, you will get to learn about how to safely operate the forklift.
You have to follow three steps for getting the licence for the forklift
- Training course
- Passing the assessment for a licence
- Apply to get the licence for five years
In the training course, you are free to choose the time of classes to learn using the forklift. The classes are very short and you can easily complete the course within 1 to 4 days. It depends on you which type of course you choose. After getting the training then you have to give the assessment test for getting the licence. In the assessment test, you have to answer multiple questions about the forklift and also have to perform using the forklift in front of the experts. You have to get 100% result in the assessment performance otherwise you will not get the licence.
If you will pass the test and performance assessments then you have to give application for getting the licence. If you want to get the licence for five years then it will take two months to get the licence for the forklift. If will not get full markets in the assessment test and performance test then you will be considered fail and you have to appear in the assessment test again. The assessment test can be given from after 48 hours until 3 months. If you will pass the assessment in the second attempt then you will get the Forklift licence NZ.