Course Details

Licence to operate a forklift truck



This course covers the requirements to operate a forklift truck, conduct routine checks on a forklift truck, shift loads in a safe manner and safely shut down and secure equipment after completing operations. A forklift truck is defined as 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 arms 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 (HRW) licence.

Please note for this course a WorkSafe licence fee applies. This fee is collected by WorkSafe to issue your High Risk Work Licence (LF Class). The application form is completed on the day and CERT submits this directly to WorkSafe on your behalf – meaning you just have to complete the course and then wait for your permit to arrive in the mail.



Upon successful completion of all assessments, students will receive:


The following topics are covered within this course:

Entry Requirements

Including Language Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N):

Assessment Methods

The following assessment methods are used within this course:

Delivery Method



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