Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck

The Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck course provided by Men At Work Training & Assessment informs participants about the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift. The unit of competency delivered is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.

Participants will gain the skills and knowledge required to check forklift condition, drive the forklift to fulfill operational requirements, monitor site conditions and monitor and maintain forklift performance.

Men At Work Training & Assessment is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and as such, we are responsible for the quality of the training and assessment in compliance with the Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015, and for the issuance of AQF certification documentation.

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Men At Work training courses are Nationally Recognised Training
Course Title Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck
Cost $645.00
  • Training and Assessment on Men At Work’s site
  • Lunch, drinks and snacks on both days
  • Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an assessor issued Application for a High Risk Work Licence (N5 Form) Notice of Satisfactory Assessment (Interim Licence) and a Men At Work Training & Assessment issued Statement of Attainment for the National Unit of Competency TLILIC0003 Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck.
Duration 2 days (classroom/ practical) + 8 hours pre-course work
Location 4/6 Belah Road, Port Macquarie


8/21 Industrial Drive, Coffs Harbour

Delivery Mode Face-to-face
Career Outcomes This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift truck safely. A person performing this work is required to hold a forklift truck high risk work (HRW) licence.
On Completion Upon successful completion participants will receive a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment and an application for a SafeWork NSW High Risk Work Licence. *Note, there is a fee for this licence and this is payable by you, fees can be located here.
Applying for a High Risk Work Licence The assessor will have the application forms ready after participants have successfully completed their training and assessment.
Successful participants will then take those forms to their nearest Australia Post office as well as 100 points of identification. Participants will also need to bring with them a passport sized and quality photo of themselves with their name and date of birth printed on the back. Application fees are detailed at
Cancellation Cancellation fees apply if enrolments are cancelled 3 or less days prior to the start date of the course.
Unit Code Title Currency More Information
TLILIC0003 Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck Current Visit
  • Participants must be 18 years of age or over
  • Participants must complete a pre-assessment (which takes approx 8 hours) and return this to Men At Work Training & Assessment 7 days prior to the course commencement date.
  • It is a SafeWork NSW requirement that 100 points of identification is presented upon check in.  This identification  must include  photo, date of birth, signature and current residential address.
  • Training and assessment must be completed in English (no interpreters or outside assistance can be used during the licence assessment)
  • Training and assessment must be completed in the state that is your principal place of residence
  • Appropriate clothing including hi-visibility shirt/vest and covered shoes or boots are required
Participants will be asked for the following information
  • USI number
  • Personal details
  • Have you completed this course or a similar course in the past?
  • Do you have any other experience related to the course of study?
  • Do you have any physical or mental barriers that will affect your ability to participate in the training and how can we amend our delivery to ensure that you are able to complete the training?
Pre-work must be completed and returned 7 days prior to the course start date
  • Language, literacy and numeracy questionnaire (LLN Level 3)

Pre-work required for this course consists of:

  • Reading of the pre-course instructions to candidates
  • Reading of pre-course study notes
  • Pre-reading of 2 x Learner Guides
  • Completion of 1 x pre-course assessment workbook

Note: Candidates will not be permitted to participate in this course if they have not submitted the pre-work within the required timeframe, as this pre-work goes towards the assessment.

Please contact our office for course dates – Ph 02 6581 4600


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