Licence to Operate a Forklift

Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Building
Unit Code
Construction and Safety Centre
Course Location
Course Duration
Part Time: 4 sessions/32 hours
Course Cost
From $230.
Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day)
8.00am - 4.00pm

Contact the Construction and Safety Centre to  express your interest in this course.

Phone: 5127 0298
Fax: 1300 094 661

Course Overview

Forklift operators drive forklifts to shift and stack bales, cartons, containers, crates and pallets of goods in areas such as timber yards and warehouses.  They also move shipping containers on the waterfront and are employed in a wide range of industries and businesses.

This course provides basic training in the safe operation of forklifts. It covers regulations, safety requirements, operation of a variety of forklifts, movement of loads to and from a pallet, stacking, racking and containers.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon completion of this course, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Employment Prospects

  • Forklift Operator

Entry Requirements

To undertake this course you must be:

  • Wear appropriate safety footwear
  • Be at least 18 years of age.

How To Apply

Direct to Institute


Assessment will take place under national competency standards.

Course Times

Campus Time Date Description
Yallourn 8.00am-4.00pm 11, 12, 13 and 14 March 2014
Forklift, 11/3/14
Yallourn 8.00am-4.00pm 14, 15, 16 and 17 April 2014 Forklift, 14/4/14
Yallourn 8.00am-4.00pm 21, 22, 23 and 24 July 2014 Forklift. 21/7/14
Yallourn 8.00am-4.00pm 15, 16, 17 and 18 September 2014 Forklift. 15/9/14
Yallourn 8.00am-4.00pm 17, 18, 19 and 20 November 2014 Forklift. 17/11/14