Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck

Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck

Course Overview

This course is designed to ensure that participants have the skills and knowledge required for the operation of a powered industrial truck equipped with a mast and an elevating load carriage to which is attached a pair of fork arms or other attachment, for licensing purposes. This definition also includes a truck on which the operator is raised with the attachment for order-picking.

This course is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.

Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck
Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck
Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck
Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck

Upcoming Townsville Training

Townsville, QLD
15 January 2020 to 17 January 2020
Townsville, QLD
19 February 2020 to 21 February 2020
Townsville, QLD
11 March 2020 to 13 March 2020

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

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What is a Unique Student Identifier (USI)?

If you're studying nationally recognised training in Australia from 1 January 2015, you are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Your USI links to an online account that contains all your training records and results that you have completed from 1 January 2015 onwards and without this number we cannot issue you your statement of attainment.

If you do not already have a USI please click on the following link to create one.

It is a straight forward process to complete this online and you will require a Driver's Licence, Medicare Card, Australian Passport or Birth Certificate to proceed.




327 Bayswater Road
QLD 4814


Building, Room 1.02 - Evans Deakin Room
Construction Training Centre
460-492 Beaudesert Road
Salisbury, Brisbane
QLD 4107

Gold Coast

1 Habana Street
Queensland 4212

Course ID: 7943744 - Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck Brisbane

Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck

  • Award winning training
  • Practical focus
  • Flexible delivery
3 days
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