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Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck TLILIC2001

Star Training & Assessing is Worksafe accredited to deliver forklift training and assessment in QLD. The course is aligned with industry requirements and is designed to provide students with the opportunity to experience a broad range of workplace situations. The length of the course varies and is suitable for experienced operators, as well as those with limited or no forklift operating experience.

Course content includes relevant Australian standards, legislation and regulations, hazard identification and hazard prevention, manufacturer’s specifications and instructions, conduct routine checks and plan work, forklift attachments, safe operation, shift load, shut down equipment and secure site.

National Assessment Criteria

Knowledge Assessment – Includes a written and mathematical assessment.

Practical Assessment – Hazard identification and hazard prevention, conduct pre-operational checks (visual forklift inspection), conduct post- start checks and the safe operation of the forklift, handling loads, moving loads from different locations and heights, shutting down and securing the forklift.


Participants must be a minimum of 18 years of age, documentary evidence and proof of age is required before course commencement.

Participants must have sufficient knowledge of the English language and basic numeracy skills to complete the written and mathematical assessment.

Delivery Methods

Face to face delivery. Current Work Health and Safety (Qld) legislation requires operators of (HRW) High Risk Work licence to complete formal theory and practical training. Once formal training is completed, informal training (logged experience operating the machine), including 40 nominal hours is then required under direct supervision. After these hours have been completed and verified by your supervisor/trainer, the RTO must be notified to arrange the final written and practical assessment.

Work Health and Safety (Qld) require three working days’ notice of all assessments.


Upon successful completion of the practical assessment, you will need to submit an application to Work Health & Safety in person at an Australia Post outlet, within 60 days of successfully completing the practical assessment. You will need to retain the AS1 and receipt from Australia Post as evidence that you can lawfully perform work in the LF (Forklift) class of high risk, until your photographic HRW Licence arrives in the post.


On-site at your workplace alternatively a suitable training venue can be organised.


Two days plus assessment (assessment does not go all day, some participants may require only half a day, depending on their experience)


Please contact our QLD office for pricing.

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Training Courses
19 July, 2015
5/5 stars
The team at star training are great, Our group training session was very well planned and all out accreditations are now complete. Huge thank you.