TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck

Complete our forklift license training and gain the necessary knowledge and industry leading skills to safely operate a forklift in any industry workplace.

Organisations and operators in Australia have an obligation to ensure safe work practices are implemented and workers are able to operate and work around forklifts in a safe manner.

Forklift training courses are mandatory to undertake for anyone who is operating a forklift truck in line with workplace health and safety measures and as a leading registered training organisation, we at ASTRA are dedicated to guiding you to successfully complete TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck.

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    Operate a Forklift Truck (HRWL Class LF)

    ASTRA offers forklift licence training (TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck) across Brisbane at our location, or yours. You will be provided with theoretical knowledge and practical skills to undertake the safe operation of a forklift truck.

    A significant proportion of the training is spent operating the forklift in a live workplace environment, in line with the unit of competency and industry-standard requirements to give you as much confidence and experience as possible.

    TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck is based on the licensing requirements of Part 4.5 of the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations and meets Commonwealth, State and Territory HRWL requirements. Organisations and operators in Australia have an obligation to ensure safe work practices are implemented.

    Statistic: Improper Forklift use in Queensland has contributed to 750 workers’ compensation claims on average each year, with almost 300 of these involving serious injury.

    What Does the Course Involve?

    During the course participants will:

    • Work in accordance with relevant legislation

    • Work in accordance with company polices, procedures and instructions

    • Identify hazards and ways the can be eliminated or minised

    • Safely plan and undertake forklift work

    • Conduct routine safety checks on the forklift truck

    • Move and place load/s in the work area

    • And safely shut down and secure forklift equipment

    Completion

    Participants are responsible for completing the application for the HRW Licence which can be found on the WorkSafe Qld website.

    Application: After successful completion, participants need to apply for their licence within 60 days with WHSQ

    Renewal: Five (5) year expiry as required by WHSQ

    On successful completion of the forklift licence Brisbane program, participants will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for:

    • TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck
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    • Duration
      3 days

    • Delivery Mode
      Face to face

    • Location

      • Banyo
      • Meadowbrook
      • Onsite
    • Pre-requisites / entry requirements

    • Requirements

      • Full PPE
      • Enclosed shoes
    • Outcome
      Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment

      N.B HRWL application is issued through WHSQ

    • Cost
      $ 450.00 pp (no GST applies)

      CSQ funding available

      openpay available

      ASTRA payment plan available

      BERT member funding available

    • Verification of Competency (VoC) available

      Onsite training available on request

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    Do you know the QLD Licencing requirements?

    Forklift truck operators are required to hold a LF Class High Risk Work Licence (HRWL) to operate a forklift in the workplace.

    Who needs Operate Forklift Truck Training?

    Operate forklift truck is suited for those working in any operation roles where they are required to operate a forklift truck:

    • Warehousing
    • Logistics
    • Factory Work

    Participants are responsible for completing the application for the HRW Licence which can be found on the WorkSafe Qld website.

    Application: After successful completion, participants need to apply for their licence within 60 days with WHSQ

    Renewal: Five (5) year expiry as required by WHSQ

    Where Will This Course Take Me?

    Forklifts are used across a wide variety of industries and are a great foot-in-the-door career.

    Upon successfully completing the forklift licence Brisbane course, students will be able to remain employed or gain employment as a forklift truck operator.

    Jobs that students could apply for after gaining TLILIC0003 LF Licence include, but are not limited to:

    • Forklift Driver
    • Yardhand/Yardperson
    • Warehouse Picker/Worker
    • Storeperson
    • Production Operator
    • Warehouse Operator
    • Warehouse Manager
    • Packaging Assistant
    • Raw Materials Storeman

    Learning Methods

    ASTRA use various assessment methods and techniques, including skill and knowledge assessments as an essential step to ensure you progress through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying and training with ASTRA, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and in some cases through recognition of prior learning.

    ASTRA requires all students to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). As a minimum requirement, any personnel attending an ASTRA course and training facility must wear enclosed, lace-up shoes with a non-slip sole. Further guidance and support on PPE will be provided at enrolment.

    Before commencing any course, ASTRA recommends you consult your doctor to determine any limitations with conducting practical demonstrations if applicable. There may be multiple tasks that require manual handling of materials and equipment and general exposure to accessing and working on structures at height. If you are unsure about your capabilities please contact the ASTRA team for further assistance and to determine the support services in place to assist your training experience.

    Your Experience Matters

    2 days formative training
    1 day under assessment

    • Suitable for those with no evidence of previous forklift experience
    • Provide 100 points of ID for licence processing (Photo ID such as Drivers Licence, 18+ Card or Passport)

    1 day formative training
    1 day under assessment

    • Suitable for those with documented forklift experience but no previously completed training
    • provide 100 of ID for licence processing (Photo ID such as Drivers Licence, 18+ Card or Passport)

    Refresher training + assessment

    • Suitable for those with documented forklift experience and evidence of previously completed training
    • Provide 100 points of ID for licence processing (Photo ID such as Drivers Licence. 18+ Card or Passport)

    Upcoming Courses

    Price below reflects RRP before any funding subsidies are applied. Eligibility requirements apply and funding applications must be approved before commencement. 

    NameDateTimeLocationAvailable SpacesCost
    Forklift Course23 - 26 November 202108:00 am - 04:00 pmBanyo10$450.00
    Forklift Course14 - 17 December 202108:00 am - 04:00 pmBanyo10$450.00
    Forklift Course24 - 27 January 202208:00 am - 04:00 pmBanyo10$450.00
    Forklift Course21 - 24 February 202208:00 am - 04:00 pmBanyo10$450.00
    Forklift Course21 - 24 March 202208:00 am - 04:00 pmBanyo10$450.00

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