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F Endorsements:

Forklift Endorsement Course


Why do an F Licence Endorsement course with TR Driver Training?

  • This course will provide anyone who drives a forklift on the road with the skills and knowledge to do so safely and legally. It’s important to note that the definition of a road, for the application of transport laws is very broad.

  • You will be professionally trained by qualified and experienced instructors.

  • Train at your place of work or one of our nationwide facilities.

Course Aim

To provide operators with the knowledge and skills required to safely and legally drive a forklift on a road.

Who needs an F Licence Endorsement?

Anyone who drives a forklift on a road – for more details refer to NZTA Factsheet No 10.

The definition of a road, for the application of transport laws, is very broad. It includes not only streets and highways, but also any place the public has access to – including bridges, culverts, beaches, riverbeds, reserve lands, wharves and road shoulders.

How do I get an F Licence Endorsement?

  • Successfully complete an F licence endorsement course with TR Driver Training - an approved training provider.
  • On successful completion of the TR Driver Training’ Approved Course you will be issued with a New Zealand Transport Agency certificate. To obtain your F Licence endorsement this certificate needs to be taken to a licensing agency (e.g. AA, VTNZ or VINZ). Once there you will also need to meet the following requirements:
    - Complete an application form and pay the NZTA Licensing fees.
    - Undergo eyesight test
    - Provide identification and proof of address.

How long does the course take and what is involved?

This is normally completed with our full forklift course – refer to our forklift section. The full forklift course covers OSH and skill requirements.

If completed on is own, the F-Endorsement will take approx. 1 hour.

What unit standards are covered?

Unit Standard 18496 -  Demonstrate knowledge and skills for driving a forklift on a road for endorsement F (forklifts).

F Endorsement Pre-requisites

  • You must hold a full New Zealand Full Class 1 (car) licence, please bring it with you on the day

Course Fees

  • $190 plus GST per person ($218.50 including GST).

  • Refer to the Forklift section if completed as part of full forklift course.
  • Group rates are available.

What is included in the cost?

Course fees and NZQA credit registration fees.

What is not included in the cost?

NZTA or licensing agency fees.

This course is scheduled and tailored to your specific requirements.
Please use the "ENQUIRE NOW" button to contact us to arrange a session.



We’re happy to custom build a training programme to suit your needs. We can also run a private course at your premises (Minimum of 6 people).