Forklift drivers operate vehicles that have a lifting platform for raising up and stacking heavy objects such as pallets, bales, crates, containers or cartons.
Work is in warehouses, factories, timber yards and shipping terminals, as well as construction sites
Suits people who are reliable, have an awareness of occupational and public safety and have good hand-eye coordination.
Formal qualifications are not required, however a vocational education and training (VET) course can improve employability.
A forklift licence from your state or territory is essential.
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