Courses are held weekly on; 

Tuesdays & Fridays in Timaru

Dunedin every Monday

Christchurch every Monday

(you will need to be seated by 8:00am)

Forklift Operator Certificate $195.00 (Incl GST)

F Endorsement $120.00 (Incl GST)

Operator Cert & F Endorsement Combo $255.00 (Incl GST)

F Endorsement For Driving A Forklift:

If you drive a forklift on a road, you MUST have an F endorsement on your New Zealand driver’s licence.

A Class 1 driver licence (with an F endorsement) covers forklifts with a gross laden weight of up to 18,000Kgs.

A Class 2 driver licence (with an F endorsement) covers forklifts with a gross laden weight exceeding 18,000Kgs

Defintion of a road: A street, motorway, beach and a place to which the public have access whether as of right or not; all bridges, culverts, ferries and fords forming part of a road or street or motorway. All sites at which vehicles may be weighed for the purposeof the Act or enactment.


  • You MUST hold a full New Zealand drivers license to hold an F endorsemet
  • Combination of the Forklift operator certificate and F endorsement can be completed in one day
  • Combination price F/OSH is $255.00 (GST inclusive) per person
  • On-site training is available with flexible time frames
  • The F endorsement is trained/assessed to the unit standard 18496

Forklift Operator Certificate:

If you drive a forklift in a workplace you will need a Forklift Operator Certificate, this is valid for three years, (formaly known, OSH certificate)The minimum age is 15 years before a person can start their training to drive a forklift.


  • It is recommended by WorkSafe NZ that you revalidate your Forklift Operator Certificate every three years
  • We can manage your training schedule by sending out reminders 30 days prior to your forklift operator needing to re-validate 
  • ProDriver Training Ltd run this course every Monday in Christchurch and Dunedin, Timaru runs this course every Monday and Friday
  • This course is suitable for beginners and experienced operators
  • ProDriver Training provides all equipment necessary
  • One on one on-site training is available with flexible timeframes
  • Onsite group training using your own equipment is avaliable if desired 
  • Current price is $195.00 (GST inclusive) per person 

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