TLILIC0003 - Licence to operate a forklift truck 

TLILIC0003 - Licence to operate a forklift truck is ideal for people working in a warehouse or other workplace where a forklift ticket is required.


A forklift truck is equipped with a mast and an elevating load carriage with a pair of fork arms (that can be raised 900 mm or more above the ground) or other load holding attachment.
Forklift training in this course covers the skills and knowledge required to safely and efficiently operate a forklift, including pre and post-operational checks, planning work, locating load and load characteristics, moving loads, driving the forklift in a safe manner, correctly shutting down and securing the forklift after operations are complete, and site clean up.
This forklift licence course has been developed in accordance with the licensing and assessment requirements of NOHSC:1006[2001].


Course outline:

  • Plan work – Identify potential hazards, ensure hazard control measures are appropriate, inspect working area

  • Conduct routine checks – Check forklift for damage, ensure signage and labels are visible, pre and post operational checks

  • Shift load – Assess load weight, operate forklift at safe speed, move load safely and avoid hazards

  • Shut down and secure forklift – Park forklift to avoid hazards, shut down and secure forklift according to appropriate procedures



On successful completion of the theory and practical assessment, students will receive:​

You will also be provided with all course materials, including a Forklift Learners Guide, a 'Training Plan' and 'Training Record- Logbook'.


This Forklift Licence course includes 1 day of assessment, where participants will be required to successfully demonstrate Workplace Health and Safety knowledge and practical skills.

‘Closed book’ written knowledge, calculation and practical skills will be assessed by WHS Accredited Assessor.

Am I eligible?

  • You must be at least 18 years old

  • Have basic English and Maths skills (to be able to identify and interpret workplace signs and apply yourself to the course material).

What to bring:
Appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

  • Safety shoes or boots

  • workwear (hi-vis if you have it)

  • safety hardhat (optional)

  • a broad brimmed sun hat and water bottle is recommended


Evidence of identity documents must be presented before you begin training. Evidence of identity requirements.

To discuss your training needs or to book

call 1300 661 400.


Best for people working in a warehouse or needing a forklift High Risk Work Licence (LF)
3 day course 







Gold Coast







*Eligibility criteria applies


Licence to operate a forklift truck

HiReach Training
1300 661 400

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