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Forklift Licence (Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck)

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  • Price$595.00
  • Duration3 Days
  • Competency

    TLILIC0003 - Licence to operate a forklift truck

  • Locations

    Gold Coast

Forklift Licence - Overview

This course ensures that participants have the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift truck safely in accordance with all relevant legislative requirements.

Forklift truck means a powered industrial truck equipped with lifting media made up of a mast and an elevating load carriage to which is attached a pair of fork arms or other attachments that can be raised 900mm or more above the ground, but does not include a pedestrian-operated truck or a pallet truck.

Competence in this unit, does not in itself result in a HRW licence to operate this plant.

A person performing this work is required to hold a forklift truck High Risk Work Licence (HRWL).

Upcoming Training Courses

Townsville: Forklift Licence (Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck)

8:00am 17th November 2021 to 4:30pm 19th November 2021

8:00am 14th December 2021 to 4:30pm 16th December 2021

CSQ Funding Options Available

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

  • Workers (employed or unemployed) - CSQ funding of $446.00 (gap payable of $204)
  • Apprentices & Trainees (employed or unemployed) - CSQ funding of $557.50 (fully subsidised; no additional cost)

To book into this course, please get in touch with a member of the WorkSafe Connect team who will tentatively book you into the course until your CSQ eligibility application is approved. Alternatively, if you wish to book your course online, please book and pay the full amount. As soon as you are deemed eligible, the CSQ funding will be refunded to you.

For full details on eligibility, please click here or get in touch with us today.

Performance Criteria

  • Plan work
  • Conduct routine checks
  • Shift load
  • Shut down and secure forklift truck

Course Outline

  • Accurately interpret information relating to conducting forklift truck operations (e.g. procedures)
  • Safely conduct forklift truck operations including all functions to the maximum height and load capacity
  • Identify hazards associated with the operation of the forklift truck, assess risks and put into place effective hazard prevention/control measures for those hazards identified
  • Verify problems and equipment faults and demonstrate appropriate response procedures
  • Methodology of determining the weight of a load
  • WHS legislation, standards relevant to the safe operation for the forklift trucks
  • Understanding of forklift characteristics and capabilities (including use of load data plates)
  • Understanding of the hierarchy of hazard identification and control
  • Organisational and workplace standards, requirements, policies and procedures
  • Procedures for the recording, reporting and maintenance of workplace records and information
  • Forklift truck operations and safe operating techniques
  • Typical routine problems encountered in the operation of the crane and equipment and adjustments required for correction



327 Bayswater Road
QLD 4814


Gate 1, Building 4 – Entry 5
Construction Training Centre
460-492 Beaudesert Road
Salisbury, Brisbane
QLD 4107

Course ID: 476 - Forklift Licence (Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck)