Operate a Forklift Truck (HRWL Class LF)

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. Why? In-proper Forklift use in Queensland has contributed to 750 workers’ compensation claims on average each year, with almost 300 of these involving serious injury.

TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck provide participants with theorectical knowledge and practical skills to undertake the safe operation of a forklift truck. A significant proportion of the training is spent operating in a simulated or actual workplace environment, in line with the unit of competency and industry-standard requirements.

This unit is based on the licencing 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.

During the course participants will:

  • Work in accordance with relevant legislation, companies polices, procedures and instructions

  • Identifying hazards and ways the can be eliminated or minised

  • Moving and placing load/s in work area

Units of Competency

On successful completion of this program, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment for:

  • TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck
  • Duration: 3 days
    2 days formative training + 1 day under assessment

  • Delivery Mode: Face to Face

  • Locations: Caboolture | Raceview | Onsite

  • Pre-requisites / entry requirements: N/A

    Must be 18 years old to apply for a HRW Licence

  • Requirements: PPE must be worn (safety boots and high vis clothing)

  • Outcome: Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment

    N.B HRW licence is issued through WHSQ

  • Cost: $600.00 pp (no GST applies)

    CSQ funding available

    zipPay available

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Qld Licence 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

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.

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

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)

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