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STAR Forklift Safety

STAR Forklift Safety

Level 3

Do you want a career in the road transport distribution or warehousing industry? Gain essential skills with the UCOL | Te Pūkenga STAR Forklift Safety course, and study while still in secondary school.

A photograph of a woman driving a forklift
Quick info

Level: 3

Locations: UCOL | Te Pūkenga Manawatū in Palmerston North, UCOL | Te Pūkenga Whanganui

Duration: Three days in a week.
One day per week for three weeks (Friday).
One day per week for three weeks (Thursday).

Dates:
Palmerston North
Multiple 3-day courses running between 03 Mar 2023 & 27 Oct 2023

Whanganui (dates may be subject to change)
03 Apr - 05 Apr 2023
27 Apr - 11 May 2023
20 Jul - 03 Aug 2023
09 Oct - 11 Oct 2023

Levin
29 Mar – 31 Mar 2023
28 Aug – 30 Aug 2023
16 Oct – 18 Oct 2023

Domestic Fees: *
Fees-free to learners. Fees apply to participating schools.Scholarship info

International Fees:*
Not applicable.

Additional Fees
Compulsory course costs may apply.

* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). The fee shown is for one year of study.

Join the UCOL | Te Pūkenga STAR Forklift Safety course to be trained in all theory and practical aspects of forklift operation, and meet the Worksafe forklift operator safety requirements. You'll an insight into what it's like to work in the road transport, distribution and warehousing industries.

How to apply
If you're interested in applying for the UCOL | Te Pūkenga STAR Forklift Safety course, talk to your careers advisor at school. Application is arranged in partnership with your parents/caregivers and your school.



 Career & Study Outcomes

Successful completion of the UCOL | Te Pūkenga STAR Forklift Safety course is the first step in a journey. Equipped with new skills and a taste for industry, you will know what you need to do to pursue a career in road transport, distribution and warehousing. If this is for you, you can undertake further tertiary studies in:

  • Academy Logistics (Commercial Road Transport)

 Course Information

This course comprises 7 credits.

Unit Standard 10851 (Level 3) (7 Credits)
Operate a powered industrial lift truck (forklift).

Note: Achievement of this unit standard does not entitle holders to operate a forklift on a public road. To operate a forklift on a public road, the operator must hold a full drivers licence for the appropriate class of vehicle with Type F (forklift) endorsement.

 Learning Facilities

Study at the UCOL | Te Pūkenga dedicated trades facility.

 Domestic Entry Requirements

For year 11 - 13 secondary school learners (NZ Citizens, permanent residents or learners with an applicable visa allowing them to be enrolled in a secondary school).

Applications are to be received from participating schools.

 

For more information about NCEA Credits see UCOL's NCEA explained page.

 International Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

 Advice & Guidance

The UCOL | Te Pūkenga STAR Forklift Safety course is part of a suite of courses offered by UCOL to secondary learners seeking to explore their career options while still in school.

How to apply
If you're interested in applying for the UCOL | Te Pūkenga STAR Forklift Safety course, talk to your careers advisor at school. Application is arranged in partnership with your parents/caregivers and your school.

Costs
Fees-free for learners. Upon successful application, your school will pay UCOL | Te Pūkenga a fee.

 Additional Costs

There are no additional costs associated with this course. Simply, bring a pen, paper and your lunch each week.

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