PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS CAREFULLY
- Be at least 18 years of age at the time of assessment.
- Provide Unique Student Identifier, and proof of identification, i.e. Driver Licence, Passport or Birth Certificate.
- Be able to read and write in English (WH&S Requirement).
- Have an intermediate level of language, literacy and numeracy (to be able to complete the assessments).
- Be able to complete a written test (without assistance of a translator).
- Be able to complete a practical driving test.
- Have read and understood our Cancellation, Reschedule Policy, and Terms and Conditions.
- Have read and understood the pre-course materials (emailed at upon confirmation of enrolment).
FMS Training is committed to providing students with a cancellation and reschedule policy that is fair and equitable. Consequently, the following areas are addressed:
All cancellations must be made in writing and sent via email to email@example.com accompanied by a supporting documentation. No course cancellation requests are handled over the phone.
Cancellations >11 Day’s Notice
A refund will occur if the participant or group cancels their course at least eleven (11) working days prior to the scheduled course date, or in the case of an individual assessment. This will attract an administration fee of $100.00 (incl. GST) per person.
Cancellations <10 Day’s Notice
All cancellations made within ten (10) working days prior to the scheduled commencement date, or in the case of an individual assessment, will not be entitled for a refund. This is due to Workplace Health and Safety requirements regarding the scheduling of High Risk Licence assessments. (Please see ‘Substitute Delegates’ section, as another option to cancel). Cancellation requests will only be approved at the discretion of FMS.
Cancellations during Course
Refunds will not apply to participant/s or groups whose course has commenced or finished. Purchase orders/invoices must still be paid in full in the event that participant/s or group did not show up and decided to cancel the course.
Cancellations due to Illness
In the case of a participant who cancels their course due to illness, FMS Training may, at its discretion, allow a refund of the fees. The following conditions apply:
- The participant must produce satisfactory evidence of the circumstances of his/her withdrawal, such as a medical certificate or statutory declaration (JP certified).
- An administration fee of $100.00 (incl. GST) per person will apply.
- Cancellation must take place prior to the commencement of the course.
Cancellations due to Emergency/Illness of a Trainer
In the case that an emergency or a trainer/assessor is ill, participants will be rescheduled to another date which suits, or request to cancel their booking and request money back.
Cancellations Oral Assessment
Should a participant MISTAKENLY booked and paid the Oral Assessment online, when it is not actually needed; a refund will be provided less the Transaction Fee of $30.00 (incl. GST). Otherwise, cancellations and reschedules for Oral Assessments please see the Cancellation and Reschedule policies.
All reschedules must be made in writing and sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org accompanied by a supporting documentation. No course rescheduling requests are handled over the phone.
Reschedules >11 Day’s Notice
One (1) reschedule will be accepted without charge where FMS Training has been notified in writing at least eleven (11) working days prior to the scheduled commencement date. All subsequent reschedules at least eleven (11) working days prior to the commencement date will attract an administration charge of $100.00 (incl. GST) per person. All reschedules will be valid for six (6) months from the initial course date. Reschedule requests will only be approved at the discretion of FMS, and subject to course availability.
Reschedules 10 – 7 Day’s Notice
All reschedules made within ten to seven (10 – 7) working days prior to the scheduled commencement date, or in the case of an individual assessment, we will require the participant to present a medical certificate or evidence of extreme personal hardship. Otherwise, an administration fee of $100.00 (incl. GST) per person will apply to reschedule the course. This is due to Workplace Health and Safety requirements regarding the scheduling of High Risk Licence assessments. Reschedule requests will only be approved at the discretion of FMS, and subject to course availability.
Reschedules <6 Day’s Notice
Once within six (6) working days of the scheduled course commencement date, or in the case of an individual assessment, should a participant or group wish to reschedule a full training course or individual assessment item, this will be treated as a Non-attendance and a fee equal to the full course or assessment fee will apply. This is due to Workplace Health and Safety requirements regarding the scheduling of High Risk Licence assessments, and we cannot resell this place in the course. Please see the ‘Non-attendance’ section.
Reschedules/Cancellations on the Day
Please see ‘Non-attendance’ section.
There are no refunds offered on any cancellation of any rescheduled course, at any period of time.
Terms and Conditions
A non-refundable deposit of $100.00 (incl. GST) per person is required to secure their place in the course. This amount is included in the total course fee. Should a participant request for a cancellation (see ‘Cancellation Policy’) and if a refund is approved, this non-refundable deposit can be used as credit (see ‘Credit’ section) if participant decides to rebook the course for another date.
For group on-site Forklift Training and Assessment, we will require a non-refundable deposit of $100.00 (incl. GST), before we confirm the training and assessment dates. This amount will be deducted from the total course fees.
Deposit/Administration Fee only applies to the invoice recipient.
All students are required to turn up on time at FMS Training both on their scheduled training, and assessment. Latecomer/s on the assessment day will not be allowed to sit the exam.
Latecomer/s will be treated as non-attendance. Please see ‘Non-attendance’ section.
Forklift participants are required to provide 3 forms of identification, one MUST be photographic. Please click here for more info on the relevant IDs required.
If a participant has insufficient or no IDs on the day, this will be treated as non-attendance. Please see ‘Non-attendance’ section.
If a participant or group does not attend the scheduled day of the course they will not be entitled to a refund. Purchase orders/invoices must still be paid in full in the event that a participant or group did not show up, and decided to cancel the course.
If a participant or group would like to reschedule, they will be asked to present a medical certificate or evidence of extreme personal hardship (medical emergencies, death of a relative, natural disaster). Otherwise, a fee of $200.00 (incl. GST) per person for their rescheduled assessment will be incurred, a fee of $200.00 (incl. GST) to reschedule any Oral Assessment, and full course fee will apply to reschedule any training, as we are unable to re-sell that place in the course. Rescheduling based on non-attendance is at the discretion of FMS, and subject to course availability. Please see ‘Reschedule Policy’ section.
At the discretion of our Training Manager, a one-off opportunity to reschedule the course to another date will be provided in lieu of the free assessment resit (should the participant not pass the first time), if the participant can present a medical certificate or any other proof of extreme personal hardship.
IMPORTANT: A supporting document such as a medical certificate, or any other proof of extreme personal hardship is mandatory. This requirement is non-negotiable. No supporting document, no course reschedule. Therefore, if you are unable to provide one, the relevant fees will apply to reschedule.
Substitute delegates are accepted without charge up to 6 months from the initial course start date. Please see ‘Credit’ section.
24-hour Cooling-off Period
A 24-hour cooling-off period will apply to all bookings. All cancellations must be made in writing and sent via email to email@example.com. No formal cancellations are handled over the phone. The 24-hour cooling-off period applies regardless of your booking payment date. A refund will occur for cancellations made during this period less the non-refundable deposit of $100.00 (incl. GST).
Early completion of course
If the participant completes their course before the nominated timeframe they will not be entitled to any discounts or refunds.
Oral Assessment is available for participants with Language Literacy & Numeracy issues; this costs $200.00 (incl. GST) per person. Participants are required to complete the LLN Pre-Training Test. Oral assessment date will be subject to availability, and will be scheduled to a date and time available, and at the discretion of FMS.
Should a participant be found Not Yet Competent (NYC) in any part of the oral assessment (either Knowledge, Calculations or Performance), a payment of $200.00 (incl. GST) Oral Assessment fee will apply to schedule another Oral Assessment.
As of 11th May 2020, if a participant is found to be Not Yet Competent (NYC) in any part of the assessment (either Knowledge & Calculations or Performance) no additional charge will apply for the first reassessment. One free resit must be scheduled within 1 month of the initial assessment. All resits must be scheduled via email firstname.lastname@example.org and initiated by the student. FMS will also do its best to accommodate the student for the next available time slot, but this will be subject to course availability.
However, should a student not pass their assessment on the 2nd time, charges will apply for a reassessment at the reassessment rate of $200.00 (incl. GST). Assessment resits due to failure will be subject to availability, and rescheduled to a time available, and at the discretion of FMS.
Participants undertaking a reassessment within 2 calendar months of the initial assessment are only required to complete those parts of the assessment for which they were unable to demonstrate competency (Knowledge, Calculations and/or Performance).
Participants undertaking reassessment 2 calendar months after the initial assessment date must undertake the entire assessment (Knowledge, Calculations and Performance).
All reassessments must be undertaken within 6 months. Reassessment requests after 6 calendar months of the initial course date will no longer be approved. Students are required to rebook (full course fees apply) the Forklift Course to ensure students are brought up to the most recent theory and practical forklift driving practices implemented by WHS QLD.
On-site Forklift Course Resitting Assessment
If a participant is found to be Not Yet Competent (NYC) in any part of the assessment (either Knowledge, Calculations, or Performance), resits will be conducted at 42 Paisley Drive, Lawnton QLD 4501. Please see ‘Resitting Assessment’ section for further details.
If the trainer believes that the student may need to study more or log more hours to become a competent operator, then that student will be welcomed back for more training prior to assessment, at no extra charge.
Expired Assessment Summary Form
Individuals who have failed to lodge their Assessment Summary Form (AS1) within the nominated timeframe (60 days) will be required to retake all of their assessment items under Workplace Health and Safety requirements. No additional training will be provided and a reassessment fee of $200.00 (incl. GST) will be charged. Should individuals request training in addition to the reassessment due to the elapsed time since the previous assessment, then full course fees will apply.
Reassessment will be provided if booked within 6 months from the initial course date. If reassessment is booked after 6 months, full course fees will apply.
When FMS Training offers promotional codes, please don’t forget to type in the code and click on ‘check code’ when booking online. This will ensure that the special price will reflect upon checking out. FMS Training will not give any refund if an individual booked in and forgot to activate the promo code.
Any credit used towards an account will need to be used within 6 months, or else it is considered invalid.
|Schedule of Fees*^|
|Full Course Fee|
As applicable at time of booking
|Transaction Fee||$30.00 (incl. GST)|
|Deposit/Administration Fee (non-refundable)||$100.00 (incl. GST)|
|On-site Training and Assessment Deposit (non-refundable)||$100.00 (incl. GST)|
*All fees include GST (where applicable). ^All fees are payable at time of booking.
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