Forklift (High Risk)

Forklift (High Risk)

TLILIC0003 - Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck

Assessment and Course Delivery

  • Assessment consists of theory (written) and practical demonstrations.
  • 2 days face to face in small groups.
  • This unit is competency based. A logbook and or declaration of experience is encouraged.
  • Course are run on demand at our site at Burton.
Course Fees
  • Cost $540 (without CITB eligible worker ID Number)
  • Cost $300 (with CITB eligible worker ID Number)

Cost per participant includes learning materials, assessment materials (theory & practical) and issue of the statement of attainment. Tea, coffee and water are provided.

To find out if you are eligible for CITB funding please contact the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) on (08) 8172 9500.

Course Objective

To provide participants with the skills and knowledge to conduct forklift operations in accordance with Safe Work Australia’s national standard for licensing persons performing High Risk Work.

Course Outcome

On successful completion participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck. In addition a Notice of Satisfactory Assessment (NSA) and Tax Invoice will be issued. The tax invoice must be taken to a Service SA Customer Service Centre or an Australia Post photopoint outlet in South Australia within 60 days of the date of issue or it will expire. You will need to take 100-point identification with original documents. Your Licence to Perform High Risk Work Card will be posted to you and it will expire and become due for renewal in 5 years. The cost of the licence fee of $79.50 (payable at Australia Post or Service SA) is not included in the training and assessment fee.

Course Content

  • Plan work including WHS principles, calculation of load capacity and identify hazards
  • Conduct routine checks on the forklift
  • Shift loads in a safe manner at varying heights and positions
  • Shut down equipment and secure site on completion of operations

Pre-requisites / Clothing & Equipment Requirements

  • Students must be over 18 years of age.
  • Students must have driving experience and know how to safely drive a vehicle. i.e., currently hold or previously held a c class driver’s licence.
  • Photo identification must be provided upon enrolment in the course.
  • Students must be able to undertake basic mathematical calculations.
  • Students must be able to speak and understand basic English to communicate to a level in order to perform their duties safely.
  • Students must wear personal protective equipment while attending the course including long sleeve shirt, steel capped boots and long trousers.
  • Students must have a unique student identifier (USI) to obtain their nationally accredited certificate or qualification. To apply for a USI go to
  • Students are required to read the learning materials (learner guide) prior to attending the course.

If you have any concerns re: literacy and numeracy, please advise our staff at the first point of contact. Support services are available free of charge.


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