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We come to your workplace

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One of the many things we do to improve productivity in your workplace is provide a full-service training solution where we come to you at multiple sites or locations. There is no travel for your employees and training can be structured in a way to suit the needs of your business or department with no downtime.

Elevated Training provide both the theory component and the practical training required to complete the competency test allowing staff to be trained on their own workplace machinery. This training method is the least distributive to any business, and as all machines are slightly different, it’s the most practical way.When it comes to forklift licenses, one of our time saving strategies is to get the experienced licence holders to supervise the log book hours of the less experienced drivers enabling them to be equipped with the right practical knowledge whilst they work.

Some of the training courses Elevated deliver to your workplace are:

  • LF Forklift
  • LO Forklift
  • High Reach Forklift
  • Operate Elevating Work Platform (11+)
  • Overseas Licences
  • Expired Licences
  • Enter and work in confined spaces
  • Working safely at heights
  • Logbook LF
  • Logbook LF

Elevated training can come to your workplace to provide training for 1 to 30 employees. With 20 years plus in the vocational training industry with experience across multiple industry sectors our training methods consider the industry sector and tailor the delivery to suit. Whether it be rural, transport or manufacturing, our training will cover practical knowledge geared toward the industry. Relevant training delivered at your workplace – that’s the Elevated difference.

With so many ways to ensure your staff are meeting Workplace Health and Safety legislation contact Elevated Training today for a training schedule to suit your business today.

Get a Tax Break by Enrolling in a Course with Elevated Training Now!

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By enrolling in a course with Elevated Training before the 30th June 2018, you’ll not only increase your earning potential, you’ll also save on the tax you’re paying as our courses are 100% tax deductible. We offer a wide range of courses with industry experienced trainers. Our courses are nationally recognised and will prepare you for a broad scope of career opportunities. Some of the courses we offer are as follows:

License to Operate a Forklift Truck (LF)

This course will teach you every aspect of forklift truck operations and you’ll also acquire a high-risk license, in conjunction with your forklift license.

License to Operate an Order Picking Forklift Truck (LO)

As well as training you on how to operate a standard forklift, by completing this course you’ll also learn how to operate an order picking forklift and receive a high-risk license.

License to Operate a High Reach Forklift

Our license to operate a high reach forklift is a more advanced course in forklift training which requires a current LF license.

Operate Elevating Work Platform

By completing this course you’ll gain the skills and knowledge required to operate an elevated work platform in the infrastructure and resources industries, along with obtaining a high-risk license.

Enter and Work in Confined Spaces

This course will teach you everything you need to know about working in confined spaces in the resources and infrastructure industries.

Working Safely at Heights

Our Working Safely at Heights course will equip you with crucial knowledge on how to navigate heights in the resources and infrastructure industries.

Conduct Operations for Skid Steer Loaders, Hydraulic Excavators, Graders, Backhoe/Loader and Wheel Loader

We offer a wide selection of heavy machinery operating courses that teach you preparation for operations, operating procedures, housekeeping and machinery maintenance

Start a new career in the new financial year by booking a course with Elevated Training now! If you enroll online, you’ll also save 10%. Call us now on (07) 55 245 925 to find out more.


What to expect in a career as a forklift driver


Once you get your forklift license there will be numerous opportunities for you to find work, particularly in factories and warehouses. To give you further insight into what to expect from a career as a forklift driver, we’ve provided some valuable background information on some of the generally duties forklift drivers do.

General duties of a forklift driver

If you’re a forklift driver in a factory or warehouse, you will normally be responsible for receiving all inbound stock, as well as packing it away. Other tasks that normally fall under this role are picking and packing of orders for customers. In order to keep the warehouse or factory’s inventory correct, you will also have to enter the delivery slips and the invoices into the computer. For safety and general housekeeping, forklift drivers are often expected to do some basic cleaning duties around the warehouse or factory too.

Inventory management using a radio frequency scanner

Part of inventory management as a forklift driver involves using a radio frequency scanner to scan items on pallets. Generally, when goods are received you will scan each barcode to enter the goods into the computer system and check to see if the goods received match the order that has been dispatched to you from the supplier. Often, locations in the warehouse are also allocated a barcode so you can match where the items you are scanning in are meant to be stored, streamlining the process to make it quicker and easier.

These are some of the main duties you will normally expect from a career as a forklift driver. If this interests you, contact Elevated Training today to complete forklift driver training and receive your forklift license.


Training Your Way

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At Elevated Training we understand how fast paced lifestyles are these days, with most people juggling busy careers and personal commitments, which is why we offer training your way. Specialising in nationally recognised courses for forklift training/license and high-risk training/license, we can provide training on site or at one of our training facilities in Brisbane, Northern Rivers, the Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast.

Individual or Group Training

Whether you’re wanting individual training to embark on a new career path or you have a group of employees requiring EWP training, forklift training, working at heights or confined space training, we offer a broad scope of courses and will arrange training to fit your schedule.

Experienced Trainers and Assessors

Our trainers and assessors are some of the best the industry has to offer, with many years personal experience working in the roles and industries in which they’ve been carefully selected as educators. We also don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach and will tailor training courses for the needs of both workplaces and individual learning demands.

Practical Training Solutions

Our courses are designed to provide training that’s practical and industry relevant, so students can competently handle the demands of the roles in which they’ll be working.  We focus on real-life situations and hands-on training, which we’ve proven delivers consistent results every-time. From transport and warehousing to construction and heavy machinery operation, we customise our courses to most efficiently fulfil the requirements of your industry.

To discover more about our forklift training/license, high risk training/license or any other courses we have available contact us today on (07) 5524 5925. If you are wanting more specialised individual or group training we can provide the ideal solution for an affordable price. You can also forward any queries by email via our contact page.

New Brendale Location for more accessible Forklift, EWP & Heavy Machinery Training

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New Brendale Location for more accessible Forklift, EWP & Heavy Machinery Training

Due to growing demand in a wide range of industries for comprehensive EWP, forklift and heavy machinery training and licensing in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast, Elevated Training are proud to announce our new training centre at Brendale. In conjunction with our other training centres at Burleigh Heads and Meadowbrook, our Brendale training centre will offer courses both on site and at the centre for your convenience. Our courses are nationally recognised and provide students with industry relevant, real world experience.

Increase in Gold Coast and in Brisbane jobs requiring LF, FO and High Reach Forklift Licences
There’s been a noticeable increase in jobs on the Gold Coast and in Brisbane that require either a LF, FO or High Reach forklift license. At present there are over 100 jobs on the Gold Coast alone requiring a forklift license and in Brisbane close to 900, which makes obtaining an LF, FO or High Reach license a smart investment.

Registered Training Organisation
Elevated Training is an industry and government recognised registered training organisation, so when you book in to complete a course through us you have peace-of-mind that the accreditation will be accepted for any job you apply for Australia-wide.

Simple and Easy Online Booking System
To ensure signing up for one of our training courses is a quick and easy process we have implemented a fast and efficient online booking system. Our new booking system is simple and uncomplicated, even for those who aren’t computer savvy.

Contact Elevated Training Now
If you’re interested in forklift, EWP or heavy machinery training and licensing in Brisbane or on the Gold Coast contact us now to find out more or book online and receive our current online booking special of 10 per cent off.

Prepare for the surge of warehouse jobs coming to our shores

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The online retail giant Amazon is coming to Australia with plans to set up warehousing and distribution from Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne.

While their first location hasn’t been decided, it could very well be in southeast Queensland, with talk of them seeking out a warehouse space of up to 93,000 square metres.

This means there’ll be a knock on effect of hundreds, if not thousands of new jobs – particularly in warehouse roles for forklift drivers, order pickers and so on.

At Elevated Training, we conduct 3-day courses for both the LF and LO forklift tickets for just $475.

An LF licence is to operate any forklift truck with moving fork arms, while an LO licence is to operate load-shifting order pickers – where the operator’s platform rises and lowers to pick stock at varying levels.

If you’re already working in the industry and are excited about these new job prospects, or perhaps you want to take on a warehouse role for the first time– it’s best to consider what skills and tickets that will be most sought after in Amazon’s new work centre.

Looking more specifically at a high reach (or industrial reach) forklift truck could be a great way for you to stand out from other applicants when applying for the new jobs.

High reach forklifts are instrumental for warehouse environments that have high storage pallet racking and a need for extended lift height, as well as narrow aisles.

Elevated Training provides straightforward classroom and worksite training for students to gain forklift licenses as well as hands-on experience and logbook hours using the equipment.

We even have a high reach truck on hand so you can gain more relevant forklift experience to your desired job, and can open up one of our live training sites to operate the truck in a practical setting.

Our experienced team provides a wide range of vocational training for forklift tickets, EWP licences and more at two locations – 80 Nestor Drive, Meadowbrook in Brisbane and 44 Hutchinson Street, Burleigh Heads.

Workplace Training

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Prior to gaining work in the logistics, manufacturing and mining industries you are required to obtain a certain level of training in order to be appropriately qualified.

Whether it’s a forklift ticket or licensing for working at heights – your training is crucial to being able to work onsite, fulfil the role and to carry out daily tasks in a safe manner.

But the need to undergo training doesn’t stop when you’ve got your ticket and your job.

Under Australian legislation, it is up to the employer to provide refresher training as part of their duty of care to ensure that the skills of staff working on site are up-to-date.

Annual training is the best way to consistently ensure equipment is being used safely and that all workers are complying with workplace health and safety (WHS) regulations.

For employers, Elevated Training can provide group refresher training (Verification of Competency) to validate staffs’ abilities to undertake the responsibilities of their roles.

It can be quite a burden for routine operations and production schedules when workers are continually pulled out for days at a time in order to complete licencing or refresher training courses.

Fortunately, Elevated Training is focused on providing tailored training solutions that don’t disrupt your site’s normal workflow.

We deliver forklift licencing and forklift refresher courses onsite to avoid having production shut down all together.

Elevated Training can come to your workplace and provide onsite training for up to 30 employees and we can design a rolling session between various locations if your workplace operates from more than one site.

Workplace training aligns the timing of when your coworkers require refresher training in the years to come, and is also a great way of ensuring all staff have the same level of understanding when it comes to high risk work and safety procedures for the worksite.

Contact us today and find out how you can get arrange group courses or refresher training.

Reduce retention rates in 2017 through staff training

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A new year often brings on a lot of change – particularly with staff wanting to either progress their career further in 2017 by moving up in the ranks, or seeking out a new employer entirely.

But high retention rates can cost your company a lot.

In fact, the total cost of turnover can reach as high as 200% of the employee’s annual salary through advertising the role, holding interviews for prospective candidates, covering the recruiter’s salary during the process, new hire training, job errors, reduced morale in the workplace and so on.

Rather than losing out through staff turnover, why not invest a little upfront to retain staff?

Through offering to subsidise staff training, you can not only avoid fines by ensuring they are qualified and compliant with WHS, but you can also use it as a method of aiding staff retention.

Establishing a ‘professional development fund’ for staff would see budget allocated specifically towards your employees keeping their tickets and qualifications up to date, while also providing them with the opportunity to further their training and achieve their 2017 career goals.

This process incentivises staff to keep training to aid the future needs of the company, and at the same time they feel more obliged to stay on for longer and be loyal to your company because you have invested in their professional development.

If they’ve gained further qualifications through your company fund – they cannot simply take it and run to the next opportunity.

Staff would be required to stay with you at least 12 months after completing their latest course, or reimburse the company the expenses in full.

If you’re interested in adopting this type of training and development model, it would also be worthwhile to speak to Elevated Training about discounted training fees for group courses

We provide various forklift training, high risk licensing and more to aid your staff in either staying qualified or acquiring new tickets to progress their skills and accreditation.

Elevated Training can even provide group training onsite for up to 30 employees to avoid disrupting your site’s workflow.

Contact us today to help reduce retention rates and keep more staff on board during 2017.

Using your existing skills to fast track your training

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If you are an existing forklift licensee, Elevated Training are able to use your overseas license or expired card to fast track your licencing and get you fully accredited in no time.

Elevated Training can provide forklift training, high risk licensing and refresher courses so you’ve got the appropriate accreditation to stay on the job or to find new work in Australia.

For new workers obtaining LF or LO tickets, we typically provide 3-day training courses for a base fee of $475.

However, with your recognised prior learning (RPL) at play, we can run you through all of the necessary licensing requirements for either ticket for just $350.

If you have previously held an Australian forklift licence, it is just a matter of attending a brief four-hour session to refresh your training, verify your competency and renew your licence.

Or, if you hold existing overseas licences, it is simply a 1-day course you need to attend so we can educate you on best practice and make sure you are up to speed with Australia’s Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) rules and regulations.

It is incredibly difficult to break into the industry or gain new work in Australia when you’re unlicensed or your licence is no longer valid… But thanks to Elevated Training, the process of getting qualified is the easy part.

So whether you’ve got an expired licence or a relevant licences in New Zealand, you can use your fundamental skills and experience to fast track your training and be accredited in no time.

Elevated Training provides a wide range of vocational training for forklift tickets, EWP licenses and more.

To ensure you’re fully qualified with a current license, that’s eligible in Australia, contact us for all your training, log book and licensing needs.