Course Code: TLILIC0003   |   Duration: 2 days

Forklift Ticket

TLILIC0003 - Licence to operate a forklift truck

Cost: $650


Course Overview

The TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck course, or Forklift Ticket as it is also known, is where you’ll gain the essential skills and knowledge required for the safe and efficient operation of forklifts. Our comprehensive program not only equips you with expertise in operating all types of forklifts but also prepares you to obtain a high-risk work license from Worksafe Victoria. At ATS, our forklift training in Melbourne encompasses a comprehensive curriculum covering critical aspects necessary for forklift operation. Led by experienced instructors, our course utilises the latest teaching techniques to ensure you complete your forklift certification with confidence and competence, ready to commence work safely and productively.


  • Individuals seeking to enter the warehousing, logistics, or construction industries.
  • Warehouse workers, material handlers, and freight handlers looking to enhance their skill set.
  • Construction site personnel requiring forklift operation as part of their job duties.
  • Employees or employers aiming to comply with legal requirements for operating forklifts.
  • Those wishing to upgrade their skills or obtain a high-risk work license for forklift operation.
  • Anyone interested in pursuing a career in forklift operation and seeking comprehensive training from experienced professionals.


This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift truck safely in accordance with all relevant legislative requirements.

Participants will learn about:

  • Your responsibilities as an operator
  • Pre-planning the work, identifying hazards and selecting the correct machine for the application
  • Implementing suitable hazard control measures
  • How to carry out Pre-Start & post operation
  • Inspections of the machine
  • Safe working practices for effective forklift truck operation
  • Assessing the weight of a load
  • Emergency procedures & responding to unplanned or unsafe situations
  • Shut down & securing of a forklift truck
  • Use various forklift attachments
  • Understand forklift characteristics and capabilities and Check and assess operational capabilities of equipment


  • Laverton
  • Onsite

Units of Study

TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck

Nationally Recognised training

Course Outcomes

Participants who are deemed competent in knowledge and practical assessments will receive:

Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment (SoA) for the unit of competency

    • TLILIC0003 – Licence to operate a forklift truck.



Important Information


Applicants MUST hold:


The practical will be completed in a simulated environment and full PPE will be required. The following PPE is required:

  • Safety work boots – steel capped, lace up with ankle support.
  • Full-length pants
  • Long sleeve shirt or long sleeve high visibility shirt
  • Hi-vis vest
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses eye protection


Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LL&N)

Before training begins, participants will go through an assessment that helps us determine if any learning support is needed. To successfully complete this course, participants are expected to have the following language, literacy, and numeracy skills:

  • Interpret and comprehend workplace safety signs and symbols.
  • Comprehend workplace policies, procedures, and informational materials.
  • Comprehend basic spoken English.
  • Communicate essential safety-related information


Verification of Competency (VOC) is necessary every 2-3 years, depending on your organisation’s requirements. Click here to learn more about Verification of Competancy with ATS RTO.

Other Things to Know


Students are to complete pre-training study material supplied by ATS prior to scheduled training date and to have it on the day.


Learners have 60 days to lodge their completed documents with the relevant administering statutory authority in each jurisdiction including WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork SA, who will after assessing the application issue the candidate with a Nationally Recognised Licence to Perform High Risk Work for the relevant class. Candidates who already have a HRW licence will have the new class added and have the licence reissued.

Additional fees are charged by the administering authority at the time of lodgment for issuing the HRW Licence.


The licence to perform High-Risk Work is issued by WorkSafe Victoria. You have 60 days to obtain a high-risk work licence, once you have successfully completed the course. You need to lodge your licence application and Notice of Assessment via the WorkSafe portal.

  • You will receive an email from myWorkSafe that contains your Training ID (approximately 2-3 days once you complete the course)
  • The email will contain a link that allows you to download the Notice of Assessment (NOA) to enable you to lodge your licence application.

You can now apply, renew or amend a high-risk work licence online at: www.myworksafe.vic.

All licence applications incur a fee payable to WorkSafe Victoria. Further details can be found at: or by calling WorkSafe on 1300 852 562

SoA will be issued to participants, via email within ten (10) business working days. To prevent delay, participants MUST pay in full, and have a current valid email address, valid contact number and USI number.


Assessment Methods

To be deemed competent, participants are required to successfully complete a combination of the written and practical tasks which form an assessment instrument.

Delivery Methods

The delivery of this course is face-to-face in a combination of classroom and practical activities in a simulated environment.

Payment Options

Pay via EFTPOS/ direct payment.

Leading Vocational Education Provider

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Hands-On Learning for Practical Mastery

Experience the power of hands-on learning, where theoretical knowledge seamlessly integrates with practical applications, preparing you for real-world challenges.

Cutting Edge Curriculum Aligned with Industry Demands

Our curriculum is not just up-to-date; it's meticulously crafted to align with the latest industry demands, ensuring you stay ahead in your field.

Guiding Your Journey to Professional Excellence

Our dedicated educators and support staff are committed to guiding every step of your journey, fostering an environment where professional excellence is not just achieved but expected.

Why Choose ATS RTO ?

With over 20 years experience delivering
training and assessment to the construction and rail industries, we pride ourselves on the quality of our training staff and coursework.

At ATS, we are dedicated to enhancing the skills and expanding the knowledge of
every student, with the objective of making your workplace a safer and more efficient environment.

What others are saying

This training course aims to provide everything to do with rail and Terry is a professional instructor and very friendly and the other staff team are great I recommended it to anyone who would want to get into rail and civil.

Nik Mcintyre

If you want some proper job-ready training this is the place to come! Our teacher Jim has been nothing but helpful and willing to teach. I'm glad I've taken my time out of my life to attend my class for my cert 2 rail infrastructure certificate. Thank you Jim and the ATS team. 

Harley Higgins

Thanks ATS for all the help with my journey towards a new career. And a big thank you to Terry the instructor. True gentle and a scholar. THANK YOU ATS!

Michael Bettiol

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