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NZ Transport Agency Approved
F (Forklift) Licence Endorsement Course


Why do Forklift Training 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 one of our nationwide facilities or your own venue.
 F  Licence Endorsement Course

Course Aim

Provide anyone who drives a forklift on a road with the required skills and knowledge for safe operation in any applicable environment.


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.

What do I need to have before I can get an F licence endorsement?

You must hold a full New Zealand Class 1 (car) licence.

How do I get an F Licence Endorsement?

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

What unit standards are covered?

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

How much does it cost?

  • $190 plus GST ($281.50 including GST) per person.
  • Refer to our forklift section if completed as part of full forklift course.

Group rates are available.

What is included in the course fees?

  • Course fees and NZQA credit registration fees.

What is excluded?

  • NZTA or licensing agency fees.
  • OSH endorsement

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).