Forklift Licence (Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck) | WorkSafe Connect | Brisbane | Townsville | Onsite

Forklift Licence (Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck)

$650.00 (3 Days)
$650.00 (3 Days)

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About this course

Forklift Licence (Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck)

Townsville
Brisbane
Onsite

Licence to operate a forklift truck

Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck is the training accreditation and licence required to legally operate a forklift truck.

We have specifically designed this course to be delivered either at our training facilities in Brisbane and Townsville or onsite. At all times we work with our clients to align with their operations, procedures and equipment to create the most effective and efficient training experience.

The 3-day Forklift Licence course provides students with the skills to safely operate a forklift in the workplace.

The Forklift Truck program is made up of the following nationally accredited units of competency:

  • TLILIC003 – Licence to operate a forklift truck

Available Dates

Townsville Training

Bayswater Road, Garbutt, Townsville, QLD 4814

8:00am 25th July to 4:30pm 28th July 2022

8:00am 22nd August to 4:30pm 25th August 2022

8:00am 19th September to 4:30pm 21st September 2022

Brisbane Training

Construction Training Centre, 460-492 Beaudesert Road, Salisbury, Brisbane, QLD 4107

8:00am 16th August to 4:30pm 18th August 2022

CSQ Funding Options

You may be eligible to receive Construction Skills Queensland funding for this course if you are a worker or an apprentice / trainee in the building and construction industry.

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Reviews and testimonials

Nathan was very good at explaining what was going to happen on the course, very knowlegable and I enjoyed our banter - well done.
Christopher M, HRWL

Nathan is a very friendly and nice guy who really paid attention to the details and also took the extra time to make sure that everybody understood the safe operation of the forklift.
Bela S, HRWL

Very well run course. Facility good. Clear communication, great people.
Jeremi S, HRWL

Training was good. Broke job into parts so easy to understand
Wayne C, HRWL

Course Details

Our Forklift Licence course will teach students how to safely plan the forklift work, conduct routine checks on a forklift truck, shift loads in a safe manner, and safely shut down and secure equipment after completing operations.

Our Forklift Truck training course is based on the requirement of the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk.

Licence to Operate a Non-Slewing Crane course topics include:

  • WHS legislation
  • Risks and Hazards
  • General inspection and preparation of work site requirements
  • PPE
  • Set up crane
  • Conduct routine checks
  • Transfer load
  • Travel crane
  • Carry out multiple crane lifts
  • Carry out operator maintenance
  • Shut down and secure crane

Training will be conducted by one of our experienced high risk trainer assessors who have industry currency, strong knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and industry standards.

Practical and theoretical activities drive the training experience to ensure that the training is engaging, interesting and relevant.

WorkSafe Connect has specifically designed this course to be offered at either our Brisbane or Townsville training facilities or onsite and we work with our clients to align with their operations, procedures and equipment to create the most effective and efficient training experience.

If you would like to discuss delivery options in more detail, then please get in contact with us.

Students must also provide three items of original identity evidence. A copy of each must be retained by WorkSafe Connect, excepting a financial institution debit/credit card (where a record is kept that the original was sighted but card numbers are not retained on file).

Most students bring their drivers licence, Medicare card and a credit / debit card with them on the day which satisfies the identity requirements.

To complete the course, students must successfully complete all assessments which are aligned with the national unit of competency.

All assessments are completed during the course – no assessment activities need to be completed prior to or post the training course.

Upon successful completion of the course requirements, students will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following unit of competency:

  • TLILIC003 – Licence to operate a forklift truck

Students will also be provided with an electronic 'Candidate Assessment Summary' (CAS) to apply for the High-Risk Licence through Work Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ).

Please note there is an additional fee charged by WHSQ to apply for the licence.


You may be eligible to receive CSQ funding for this course if you work in the building & construction industry and permanently work in Queensland.

If eligible:

  • Employed or unemployed workers receive $451.00 in funding, which means an out of pocket expense of $199.00
  • For apprentices & trainees, the course is fully subsidised with no out of pocket expense

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