Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck

Duration2 days
Pre-requisites- Be over 18 years of age
- Hold minimum of a current Australian Provisional Licence
- Provide own safety footwear
- Be able to read, write and understand English

It is mandatory that applicants provide ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHIC evidence to ensure their identity is able to be confirmed prior to the issue of a High Risk Forklift Card e.g. driver’s license or passport.
Example Career ProfileForklift Operator (Driver)
Accredited UnitsLicence to operate a forklift truck (TLILIC2001)


This unit specifies the outcomes 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.

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Mount BarkerMon 4 Dec 2017Wed 6 Dec 2017Enrol Now
Concession rate is only with a current CITB card. No other concessions apply.
3 days x 7 hours
Theory on Monday + Practical on Tuesday or Wednesday
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No refunds apply unless the course is cancelled by TAFE SA. International students on a Student visa (subclass 500) are not eligible to undertake short courses.

Skills Covered

Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck
This unit requires the operator to be able to plan the work, conduct routine checks on the forklift, shift loads in a safe manner and shut down and secure the equipment after completion of operations. This unit is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.