Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck

Duration

3 full days

Schedule

Please refer to our dates tab on our website or 'Register your Interest' to be notified of more upcoming dates as they are published.

NOTE: You must complete a compulsory pre-training review before attending class

Prerequisites

Enrolment Requirements:

- You must complete a compulsory pre-training review before attending class.

Prior to your enrolment a pre-training review will be conducted with you to confirm that the course you are seeking to enrol into meets your individual needs. The link will be emailed to you upon your booking. Failure to complete the pre-training review before class will incur a $20 administration fee for a booking cancellation or transfer.

- You must have a Unique Student Identifier number to enrol

- Photo identification (including your date of birth) must be provided at the training

- Participants must be 18 years of age or over.

PDF Download

SWTAFE_ShortCourse_Brochure_Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck + Enrolment Change Brochure.pdf

What You Learn

Regulations and the safe practical operation of a forklift.

Safe practical operation of a forklift.

What You Get

Practical and theoretical training in the safe operation of a forklift truck, including planning work, conducting routine checks, shifting the load, shutting down and securing the forklift truck.

Upon successful completion of assessment, you will be issued with a WorkSafe Notice of Assessment to enable you to apply for a Licence to Perform High Risk Work for Forklift Truck Operation (Class LF).

$60 is required and payable to Australia Post for issue of the WorkSafe Licence to Perform High Risk Work.

You’ll also receive credit and certification for the following accredited unit from MEM40105 - Certificate IV in Engineering:

TLILIC2001A - Licence to operate a forklift truck

and, depending upon Victorian Government Funding (VTG) eligibility and delivery in Portland:

MEM11010B - Operate mobile load shifting equipment

Materials to Bring

Pen and notepaper.

Photo identification (including your date of birth).

Two passport sized photographs (one for the assessor and one for your WorkSafe application).

 

Dress Code

Attire appropriate to working in a trade environment (including solid rubber soled footwear - not runners).

Description

PRACTICAL FORKLIFT SKILLS

Gain a licence to operate forklift trucks

Forklift trucks are present in many workplaces because of their versatility and usefulness. This short course provides you with training in how to safely operate a forklift truck and upon successful assessment, you will be able to apply for a Licence to Perform High Risk Work for Forklift (Class LF) through WorkSafe.

Content:

  • Regulations, standards and recommendations
  • Balance and stability
  • Forklift types, parts and attachments
  • Safe practical operation of a forklift

Enrolment Requirements

Pre-training Review - you must complete a compulsory pre-training review before attending class.

Prior to your enrolment a pre-training review will be conducted with you to confirm that the course you are seeking to enrol into meets your individual needs. The link will be emailed to you upon your booking. Failure to complete will incur a $20 administration fee for a booking cancellation or transfer.

Unique Student Identifier Number - you must have a USI number to book your place

Over 18 years old - you must be over 18 years of age to obtain the Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck

Accreditation

Upon successful completion of assessment, you will be issued with a WorkSafe Notice of Assessment to enable you to apply for a Licence to Perform High Risk Work for Forklift Truck Operation (Class LF).

$60 is required and payable to Australia Post for issue of the WorkSafe Licence to Perform High Risk Work.

You’ll also receive credit and certification for the following accredited unit from MEM40105 - Certificate IV in Engineering:

TLILIC2001A - Licence to operate a forklift truck and, depending upon eligibility and delivery in Portland: MEM11010B - Operate mobile load shifting equipment

Portland Courses

For further information regarding dates, enrolment, costs and accredited units delivered, please contact our Customer Service Centre on 1300 648 911 and ask to speak to our Portland Customer Service Team.

Student Support

At South West TAFE we’re here to help you complete your studies happily and successfully.

From the moment you start thinking about course options until you finish, you’ll have access to a range of student support options, covering enrolment, education, social and personal issues, including:

  • Education Pathway Officers who can help you with information sessions, fee payment options, TAFE and university pathways, career pathways and campus tours
  • A DHHS registered Disability Support Team
  • Koorie Liaison Officer
  • Student Wellbeing Officer supporting your personal and social needs
  • Library and Research Centre
  • Bookshop supplying a range of textbooks and stationery
  • Student Learning Support including literacy and numeracy