Warehousing and Yard Operations
Where Can A Career in Trades Support and as a Forklift Operator Take you?
What could I do with my certificate?
You could choose further study in trades or seek employment as a general hand, trade assistant or as a forklift operator in a wide variety of industries.
What does a forklift operator get paid?
Forklift Operators usually earn $16-$21 per hour.
Trades assistants or general hands are likely to enter the trade on the training wage or on the minimum wage.
Forklift operators may progress to work with heavier machinery or work as dispatch co-ordinators, inventory controllers or progress to supervisory or management positions within the company they work for. They may also set up their own businesses, or become forklift operator trainers.
Source: Careers NZ