Licence to operate a forklift truck

Course Description

Operation of a Forklift requires you to hold a High Risk Work (HRW) licence , a mandatory requirement in Australia. This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to safely operate equipment to prepare you to obtain a forklift truck HRW licence.

You will learn how to:

  • plan and prepare for forklift work
  • operate a forklift truck to perform work, and
  • pack up and shutdown procedures.

To find out more about requirements for applying for, or renewing a HRW licence (forklift), please visit the WorkSafe Queensland website at Forklift truck |

Career Opportunities

This course is suited to those working in warehousing, construction, shipping, logistics, earthmoving, agriculture and more.

Core Units

Course Requirements

To obtain a High Risk Work licence, students must be 18 years of age to complete final assessments and apply to Workplace Health and Safety Queensland for their licence.

  • TLILIC0003
    Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck

Read MoreRead Less

Course Delivery

  • Delivered at DGT Training Centres in Toowoomba and Brisbane (Meadowbrook).

Program Length

  • This course is delivered over three days with theory and practical training conducted by our knowledgeable and friendly Trainers, followed by assessment at our facility at either Toowoomba or Brisbane.
I want to know more

Enquire Now

Not sure where to start? Let's talk it through!

I want to enrol

Enrol Now

This course is available to start anytime pending requirements are met.

Please book with our friendly DGT team by contacting us using the "I want to know more" button above or by calling us on 1300 010 185.

I want to find other Courses

Funding Providers