This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift truck safely.
Forklift truck means a powered industrial truck equipped with lifting media made up of a mast and an elevating load carriage to which is attached a pair of fork arms or other arms that can be raised 900 mm or more above the ground, but does not include a pedestrian-operated truck or a pallet truck.
A person performing this work in NSW is required to hold a High Risk Work (HRW) licence issued by SafeWork NSW for the forklift type.
In order to obtain a SafeWork NSW High Risk Work licence, students must:
be at least 18 years of age
On successful completion of this course you will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the nationally recognised unit of competency completed as part of the course.
Additionally, where you have passed the SafeWork NSW National Assessment Instrument, you will be issued with a Notice of Competency directly by the Accredited Assessor. You must take this notice to Australia Post along with 100 Points of Identification to have your High Risk Work (HRW) License processed.
Please note: In the event that you do not pass your initial High-Risk Work Assessment, you should discuss re-assessment opportunities with the Accredited Assessor who will liaise with Australian Training Plus to schedule a re-assessment. Re-assessment may incur additional fees. Please speak with Australian Training Plus for more information.
Upcoming Course Dates
TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck
The delivery of this course will cover the following elements:
Days 1 & 2 are training and practical observation conducted by Trainer and Assessor for the unit of competency. Students must successfully complete Days 1 & 2 and be deemed ready for their High-Risk Assessment in order to proceed to day 3 of the course.
Day 3 comprises the SafeWork NSW Assessment conducted by a SafeWork NSW Accredited Assessor.
Formal assessment will be conducted in order to assess individual’s competency regarding the required skills and knowledge within the unit of competency.
The following assessments will be conducted as part of this short course: