TLILIC0003 - Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck

Weekend 2 Day Course in Cairns - Operators with expired licence only. $450.

The weekend Forklift Licence course is held at our Cairns Truck School's Training Centre at 8 Spotto Street, Woree (Cairns) QLD.

This course is for people with people who have evidence of previous forklift licence. The course runs only over two days, 7:30am till 3:30pm approx Saturday and Sunday.

Due to limited practical training hours, this course is NOT for people who have little to no knowledge of operating a forklift.

Course overview

  • Nationally recognised licence
  • Quality training on Counter Weight (gas) and High Reach (electric) Crown forklifts
  • Legislations and standards applicable to operate a forklift
  • Risk management, control procedures and planning work
  • Conduct routine checks of the forklift
  • Shift loads in a safe manner, shutting down and securing the forklift
  • This course does not include 20/40ft shipping container Reach Stackers (RS)
  • On successful completion the student will be given a Statement of Attainment and AS1 form to apply for licence online which will incur a fee of appros $100 for WH&S to issue you your photo ID High risk card. WH&S website


  • Must be a minimum of 18 years old to sit WH&S Qld assessment

What to bring

  • Photo ID: current Driver's Licence, Passport, Adult Proof of Age card
  • Suitable clothing (PP&E if available)
  • Closed in shoes

RPL - Recognition of Prior Knowledge

If you have had prior training or a previous forklift licence that is old or out of date, you may be eligible for our RPL course. This consists of 2 half days and cost $450.
Please call us to find out if you are eligible for an Forklift RPL.

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