Forklift Training aims to give participants hands on practical skills and knowledge in the safe and efficient operation of a counter-balance forklift. Participants will gain an understanding of applicable legislations:
- Forklift types and uses
- Load charts
- Load types and characteristics
- Lifting attachment types and uses
- Be able to plan work and manage risks
- Pre and post start checks
- Safe driving techniques
- Forklift stability
- Shift and manoeuvre a variety of loads
- Shutdown procedures and associated paperwork.
Verification of Competency
Forklift Verification of Competencies can be delivered on-site and at our training facility. For more information, please contact the facility, or view our VOC page.
Log Book Requirements
In the absence of any evidence of relevant experience, toward informal training a Log book or other training record showing evidence you have undertaken supervised practical training under the direct supervision of a person holding the relevant licence are required in for high risk licence courses.
Log book hours or other training records are completed by the trainee and a qualified site supervisor to ensure skill gaps nominated by the Site Skills Trainer are closed out and verified before the applicant can be proposed for the Mandated Assessments.
If you are competent at the completion of your course you will complete the assessment and be awarded a Statement of attainment. For further information on the High Risk Licencing Process, please click here
Full payment for courses up to $1,500 must be made before the commencement of the course unless the Payment Plan option is selected. For courses that cost over $1,500, Site Skills Training will hold an initial deposit of $1,500. The balance of fees payable will be charged at a point in the course that is proportionate to the amount of the deposit paid, e.g. a 10-day course costing $3,000, the remaining $1,500 will be charged at the end of day 5 (upon completion of 50% of the course).
A Payment Plan option is available for this course, please visit the Payment Plans Page for more information.
Payment for this course can be made via eftpos, cash, cheque or the Payment Plan option above. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1300 700 080.
Upon successful completion of this unit a Statement of Attainment will be issued.
Please refer to our Refund Policy
Are you interested in Forklift Training? For more information about the course or how to apply, email email@example.com or call 07 4979 1722 or you can Apply Online.
Forklift Training is suitable for those who wish to operate a forklift truck within the Resources, Construction, Transport and retail industries.
Site Skills Training are operating out of GAGAL Training Centre, a third party premises located at 63 Raedon St, Biloela, with mobile training equipment supplied by our Site Skills Training Gladstone Facility. Upon arrangement, training and courses can be conducted at the premises of industry clients providing there is a suitable industry training facilities.
There are no prerequisites to this operator's licence, however. Participants will not be able to apply for the HRW Licence until they are 18 years old.Participants will need a basic level of numeracy as course involves some calculations.
Applicants are only eligible to apply for a Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) Licence, once they are 18 years of age, have completed the final assessment.
When applying for a High Risk Work Licence from Work Health and Safety Queensland, applicants must comply with the Work Health and Safety Queensland Evidence of Identity criteria. For further information regarding the Evidence of Identity criteria please click here.
There is no recognition of prior learning for Forklift Training
Units of Competency
TLILIC2001 Licence to operate a forklift truck
Forklift Trucks are used across a range of industries including building and construction, horticulture, civil and resource industries, retail and warehousing
Forklift Training can be accredited towards the nationally recognised qualification TLI31610 Certificate III in Warehousing