Summer Skills – Statement of Attainment in Transport (Operate/Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck)

Are you a school leaver or aged between 18 and 24, and located in the Riverina? Are you looking to kick-start your summer career? Then this Summer Skills course could be for you!

SG00009387 – Statement of Attainment in Transport (Operate/Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck)

Delivery Location(s)

Face-to-Face training will be conducted At Ironbark Training facilities. Specifically:

  • 2/22 Edward Street, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650

Course Duration

This program is delivered as a 4 day course.

About This Course

TLILIC0003 – Licence to operate a forklift truck

Current – Release 1, 13 Sep 2018

Unit Descriptor

This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift truck safely in accordance with all relevant legislative requirements. Competence in this unit, does not in itself result in a HRWL licence to operate this plant.

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 attachments 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 is required to hold a forklift truck High Risk Work Licence (HRWL).

This unit requires a person operating a forklift truck to:

  • plan for the work/task
  • prepare for the work/task
  • perform work/task
  • pack up

Pre-requisites and Licensing / Regulatory Information

There are no pre-requisites for this unit of competency. However, students must be able to complete the National Assessment Instrument in accordance with the instructions and assessment requirements for that instrument. In particular, learners must have sufficient English language to complete the assessment without the use of an interpreter, assistant or any reference materials.

Legislative and regulatory requirements are applicable to this unit of competency.

This unit is based on the licensing requirements of Part 4.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations and meets Commonwealth, State and Territory HRWL requirements.

The National Assessment Instrument (NAI) is the mandated assessment for the HRWL to operate the relevant licencing class as detailed in this unit.

TLID0003 – Operate a forklift 

Current – Release 1, 22 Nov 2021

Unit Descriptor

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift.

It includes checking forklift condition, driving forklift to fulfil operational requirements, and monitoring and maintaining forklift performance and site conditions in compliance with the relevant state/territory authority licence requirements and regulations, in a variety of operational contexts.

Operation of a forklift is performed under supervision, generally within a team environment.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit requires a person to:

  1. Check forklift condition
  2. Drive forklift
  3. Operate a forklift handle loads
  4. Monitor site conditions
  5. Monitor and maintain forklift performance
  6. Perform shutdown

Resources To Be Provided by Student


Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Restrictions: Please note, you must be 18+ years of age for this course.

If you wish to know more, please contact our friendly staff on 02 6921 9184.

‘This training is subsidised by the NSW Government’