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“Roots of our Success: Embracing Our Country, Family, and Heritage”

Welcome to Forky Stick Training and Safety Consultants, where the journey of success is deeply rooted in the values that define our country, the bonds of family, and the rich tapestry of our heritage. As we delve into our mission of connecting people and skills, we do so with a commitment to four core values that guide our every step: Respect, Unity, Connection, and Loyalty. 1. Respect: Honoring the Past, Building the Future At Forky Stick Training and Safety Consultants, respect is not just a value; it's a cornerstone of our identity. We acknowledge that we all started somewhere, and it is through respect for our roots that we pave the way forward. Our country, with its diverse landscapes and rich history, serves as the foundation on which our success…
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The Origin of the Name Forky Stick Training.

    Forky Stick Training and Safety Consultants A Tribute to a Legend and a Legacy of Learning In the heart of Rockhampton, Queensland, where the outback meets industry, stands a company that embodies the essence of Australian resilience and innovation. The name "Forky Stick Training and Safety Consultants" may sound intriguing, but it holds a profound story that resonates with the journey of its visionary founder, a man deeply connected to the salt of the earth. Originating from the humble town of Texas, a mile north of the border of Queensland and New South Wales, the CEO and owner of Forky Stick Training and Safety Consultants embarked on a journey that would shape his destiny. It was a path that led him to the vast expanses of Wave Hill…
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Welcoming Cam and Lacey Schwenke Adding a Family Touch

  Introduction: At Forky Stick Training and safety consultants , we believe in the power of connections and the value of relationships. Today, we are excited to extend a warm welcome to Cam Schwenke and his daughter, Lacey Schwenke, as they join our team. Cam, a lifelong friend of the owners of Forky Stick, brings a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of our organization's values. Lacey's passion for learning and dedication to excellence align perfectly with our mission. Their addition not only strengthens our team but also adds a special family touch to our dynamic training organization.   Cam Schwenke: A Lifelong Friend and Experienced Professional: Cam Schwencke’s arrival at Forky Stick Training brings with it a unique sense of familiarity and trust. As a lifelong friend of…
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Standard 11

STANDARD 11 TRAINING ROCKHAMPTON QLD.  Ensuring Safety and Compliance in Surface Coal Mining: Unveiling the Standard 11 Surface Coal Mine Safety Skill Set Surface coal mining plays a crucial role in meeting global energy demands. However, the safety and well-being of workers in this industry should always be the top priority. To ensure the highest safety standards, it is imperative for surface coal mining professionals to possess the necessary skills and knowledge. In this blog post, we will explore the significance of the Standard 11 Surface Coal Mine Safety Skill Set and how it can contribute to a safer working environment. We will also touch upon the importance of RIIWHS202E - Enter and Work in a Confined Space, another critical certification for individuals in this field. What is the Standard…
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Kicking Goals!

Our Latest Accomplishments and Offerings at Forky Stick Training and Safety Consultants At Forky Stick Training and Safety Consultants, we are always striving to provide our students with the best experience, facilities and education possible. Today, we are excited to announce our latest accomplishment – we have updated our student facilities with new seating and a 65-inch monitor for better viewing. Since we opened our doors in July last year, we have had over 150 students come through our doors, and we are pleased to welcome even more clients to our training programs. Our High Risk Work Licences for forklift are still our most popular course, but we are excited to offer new courses such as Elevated Work Platform, Dogging, and Open Slew crane, which are also proving to be…
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“Introducing Forky Stick Training and Safety Consultants – Your Partner in Workplace Safety!

At Forky Stick, we are dedicated to providing high-quality training and safety consulting services to help ensure a safe and healthy work environment for all employees. Our team of experienced professionals has the expertise to address a wide range of workplace safety issues and can help your organization meet its obligations under relevant health and safety legislation. This month, we are thrilled to announce several exciting initiatives that showcase our commitment to providing innovative and effective training and safety solutions. Here’s a sneak peek of what we have in store: New Online Safety Training Courses: Our team has been hard at work developing a range of online safety training courses to make it easier for you to access the training you need, when you need it. These courses cover a…
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WELCOME 2023

GOODBYE 2022! We would like to take this opportunity to say Thank you and to wish everyone a safe and Happy holiday season. We are very humbled by the support shown to us by the local Rockhampton business owners and individuals. We could not of asked for a better start to our Registered Training Organisation, it has been great to finally be out in the local community delivering training. We open on July 18th of this year so not even 6 months we can boast a student list of in excess of 60! most students have completed more than 1 training course with bookings already flying in for 2023! [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://www.forkystick.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/FSTS-crab-Steer-EWP.mp4"][/video] WELCOME 2023! We have new courses up for 2023  Construction WHITE CARD! CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to work…
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NEW COURSE ON OFFER

TLILIC0005 - Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) We are pleased to announce we are now offering EWP High Risk Work Licence Training. This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a boom-type Elevating Work Platform (EWP) where the length of the boom is 11 metres or more in accordance with all relevant legislative requirements. Competence in this unit, does not in itself result in a Risk Work Licence (HRWL) to operate this plant. Boom-type elevating work platform means a telescoping device, hinged device, or articulated device, or any combination of these, used to support a platform on which personnel, equipment and materials may be elevated. FSTS - Brochure TLILIC0005 - Licence to operate Elevated Work Platform Enquire Now!
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HIGH RISK FORKLIFT LICENCE!

HIGH RISK FORKLIFT LICENCE! $500.00 Offers the latest nationally accredited UNIT that provides you with the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift truck safely in accordance with all relevant legislative requirements. We are excited by our new offering of  our TLILIC003 - Licence to operate a forklift truck. Successful completion of this course will result in a Queensland High Risk Work Licence being able to be applied for through Queensland Workplace Health and Safety. Forklift Licence
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PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS

Practical Workshops available now! We are excited to open up our Practical Workshops for some of our course offerings. How it works: You go online select a course that suits you and enrol in a full training course, you are guided through the knowledge requirements,  you are assisted at any time by our trainers with anything you need to help with. Once your completed this component you are then guided to book into a Practical Workshop where you attend the workshop with our trainers to complete your Practical training and assessment. Advantages: Complete training when it suits you at your own pace. Adjust your workshop time to suit you! Even after booking in you have the ability to adjust your booking. No upfront payment. Do not pay until theory is…
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