Forklift License | Brisbane Training Course

TLILIC2001 - Licence to operate a forklift truck
Duration: 3 days
8 - 4pm
Maximum Students:

Course Dates and Locations


cs-content-time 8 - 4pm


August September October November December
07 Aug 2017 04 Sept 2017 02 Oct 2017 06 Nov 2017 04 Dec 2017
14 Aug 2017 11 Sept 2017 09 Oct 2017 13 Nov 2017 11 Dec 2017
21 Aug 2017 18 Sept 2017 16 Oct 2017 20 Nov 2017 18 Dec 2017
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cs-content-location Construction Training Centre Address: Gate 2. Suite 1.4 Ian Barclay Building, 492 Beaudesert Rd, Salisbury QLD 4107
Parking: On site. Ian Barclay Building - located through Gate 2 at 492 Beaudesert Rd, Salisbury
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Course Description

This unit of competency covers the functions required to prepare and operate a forklift.

This unit involves planning the work for the prevailing working conditions, using the controls and operating systems to manage the operation of the equipment, locating the load and identifying the load characteristics, safely moving the load, monitoring the controls and stopping, shutting down and securing the equipment after the completion of operations.

Target Audience

Workers required to move materials around a work sites, load trucks, stack and store goods and materials, etc.

This licence provides good employment entry options in a wide range of industries for workers.

Course Content

Candidates will be trained in the following:

  • Components, controls and features of forklifts and their functions;
  • Operating principles and operating methods;
  • Legislative requirements with regard to licensing;
  • Loadshifting processes and procedures including work platforms;
  • Principles of the safe removal of obstacles and hazards from the workplace;
  • The hazard control measures with elimination, substitution, isolation and engineering control measures being selected before safe work practices and personal protective equipment;
  • Workplace communication procedures;
  • Obtain licenses and permits e.g. if forklift is to be driven on a public road;
  • Demonstrate safe and environmentally responsible workplace practices;
  • Electrical hazards;
  • Load masses.

Course Requirements

Trainees will provide their own safety boots and work clothes.

OHSA will provide the training site and equipment as required.

Assessments and Awards

After training and a successful assessment trainees will be given a Statement of Attainment by OHSA and will receive a National operators Licence from WHSQ.


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