TLILIC0003 - Licence to operate a forklift truck

The Licence to Operate A Forklift Truck (TLILIC0003) is a nationally recognised forklift licence that qualifies you to operate a forklift anywhere in Australia.

This course is designed to ensure that participants have the skills and knowledge required for the operation of a powered industrial truck equipped with a mast and an elevating load carriage to which is attached a pair of fork arms or other attachment, for licensing purposes.

On successful completion of this course including the practical component, you will be issued with an AS1 Form and Statement of Attainment for TLILIC0003 - License to operate a forklift truck, which will be required to complete your online application form with Worksafe Queensland, you can click here to apply (apply here)

Course Requirements

  • Be able to read and write basic English (Workplace Health and Safety requirement)
  • Pass a language, literacy and numeracy assessment (LLN)
  • Minimum 18 years of age (Workplace Health and Safety requirement)
  • Provide three forms of identification
  • Wear steel-capped or safety boots on site
  • Sun protection is also recommended (hat, long-sleeved shirt and pants).



Target Audience:


Learning Outcomes:

Learning Methods:

This course is delivered Face to Face over 3 days

Day 1 - In House Training
  • Classroom participant

Day 2 - Practical Training
  • Supervised practical training on forklift

Day 3 - Assessment
  • Knowledge assessment
  • Practical assessment

Program Benefits:


  • Forklift types and uses
  • Load charts
  • Load types and characteristics
  • Lifting attachment types and uses
  • Pre and post start checks
  • Forklift licence safe driving techniques
  • Forklift stability
  • Shift and manoeuvre a variety of loads
  • Shutdown procedures and associated paperwork

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