Forklift Licensing

Licence to Operate a Forklift

This Unit of Competency covers the functions required to prepare and Operate a Forklift to meet minimum training and assessment standards for the purposes of certification.

Entry requirements:

  • Must be minimum 18 years of age and photo I.D. that includes name, signature and date of birth.
  • Must be Australian Driver’s Licence or
  • Valid Passport

Units of Competencies

Both the High Risk National Licence and Mining Competency is available for this machine

  • TLILIC2001A – Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck
  • RIIHAN201D  – Operate a Forklift

This unit involves:

  • Planning the work for the prevailing working conditions
  • Using the controls and operating systems to manage the operation of the equipment
  • Locating the load and identifying the load characteristics
  • Safely moving the load
  • Monitoring the controls
  • Stopping, shutting down and securing the equipment after the completion of operations

Course Framework:

The following course framework has been developed in conjunction with the new assessment standards governed by WH&SQ.

Formal Training conducted by LD Training for both theory and practical

  • Duration 3 days
  • Dependent upon skill level, course options available


  • Confirmation by  RTO  that they are ready for assessment
  • Notification to WH&SQ of assessment (min. 6 working days)
  • Assessment conducted by one of our accredited WH&SQ assessors

On successful completion of the course you will receive a Workplace Health & Safety Licence (after your application has been processed by WH&SQ or in the case of a Black Coal mining qualification, a Statement of Attainment that is a nationally recognised competency for this machine.

For next available training dates click on our Course Calender.