Effective Safety and Training is a Licenced Training Provider with Getskilled Australia and Talented Training Pty Ltd Registered Training Organisation (RTO# 45144). This course is delivered on behalf of Talented Training Pty Ltd

Operation of a Forklift requires you to hold a High-Risk Work Licence, a mandatory requirement in Australia. This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to safely operate equipment and obtain your licence upon successful completion of TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck.

This course will teach you:

  • Introduction to forklifts
  • Risk management, shut down and emergency procedures
  • Pre-operation checks and planning
  • Basic maneuvering techniques, stacking safety and lifting heavy loads


  • 1-day formal training and practical training with up to 6 months logbook on the job
  • Employer involvement is required
  • The course can start at any time, with the 1-day training arranged to suit
  • Students complete the mandatory informal training on the job
  • The employer must agree and fill in all relevant areas of the student’s logbook
  • Includes a written assessment on completion of formal training.

  • On-site training is conducted at your premises providing suitable resources and training facilities are available.

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 – click here to view valid documents
  • Wear steel capped or safety boots on site
  • Sun protection is also recommended (hat, long-sleeved shirt, and pants).

  • Licence details : Your forklift licence will last five years.


Assessment includes a closed-book theory test and a comprehensive practical test. Students must be deemed competent for all sections of the theory assessment to continue on to practical assessment.


On successful completion the participant will receive a certificate of statement of attainment:

Licence to Operate A Forklift Truck (TLILIC0003)

  • Talented Training Pty Ltd (RTO # 45144) is the RTO and will administer the training and assessment
  • All fees and charges are paid to Effective Safety and Training
  • Statements of attainment and certificates will be issued by Talented Training Pty Ltd
  • The training is delivered by a 3rd party Licenced Training Provider on behalf of Talented Training Pty Ltd.


Your licence MUST be renewed every 5 years. There is no formal training required for this renewal


Our courses are offered by Effective Safety and Training in Toowoomba and the surrounding area. Where travel is required extra charges may apply.