TLILIC0003: Licence to operate a Forklift Truck

Participants who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised and is issued by bctraining (RTO 40609).

National unit of competency:

  • TLILIC0003 – Licence to operate a Forklift Truck

Course Duration

2 Days. The course is composed of one day theory and practical training, with all assessment taking place on the second day.

Course Overview

Forklifts are fast moving, rear steer machines used for warehousing, transport and logistics. Operating a Forklift involves careful planning and preparation, carrying out pre start and post operational checks and maintenance, conducting site hazard/risk assessments operating to a strict safety standard and finally parking the machine in a safe location.

All aspects of this course can be taught at our training facility in Goulburn or at your workplace- and contains both written and practical sessions covering:

  • Assessing hazards and planning the work
  • Planning and setting up the forklift ready for operations
  • Conducting risk assessment and implementing control measures
  • Conducting routine checks of equipment
  • Operating the forklift
  • Maneuvering forklift around various routes
  • Practicing different types of lifts and carrying various weights
  • Calculating and determining load capacity
  • Shutting down and securing the forklift.
  • Training conducted by an experienced mobile plant trainer/assessor
  • Assessment conducted by an independent SafeworkNSW Accredited Assessor

Each Trainee Must Provide

To successfully complete this certification, participants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have at least a Year 10 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills
  • Have the ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Provide 100 points of identification
  • Arrive in suitable attire: No thongs/flip flops

Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN)

  • IMPORTANT: If English is your second language, you must advise us at time of booking. Contact us to determine your eligibility to undertake this training. We will assist you in any way we can, but due to the demands of the SafeWork NSW assessment process, do not guarantee that every applicant will possess the level of LLN required for the assessment.
  • The Regulator does NOT allow an interpreter to be used during the mandated formal assessment.
  • You will require at least a Year 10 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills. If you have any doubts, please let us know so we can assist you.