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Statement of Attainment in Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck

  • TAFE NSW code: 900-80467V01-22WLB-001

Location – Wollongbar


Part Time


On campus

Course Start Date


Study Commitment

10 Hours per week


3 days

Course Details

The Statement of Attainment in Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck provides you with the knowledge to sit a High Risk Work Licence (HRWL) assessment and the skills to efficiently operate a forklift truck in your workplace.

This is a fully government subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.


Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Inspect forklift equipment
  • Counter-balance forklifts
  • Plan, prepare and perform forklift operations
  • Understand forklift truck shutdown procedures
  • Understand key information you'll come across in the High Risk Work Licence (HRWL) assessment


Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Good communication
  • Organisation skills
  • Adaptability


Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
  • Ability to apply for a High Risk Work Licence (HRWL)
  • A knowledge of key frameworks and skills judged in the High Risk Work Licence (HRWL) assessment


Take your career further with the:

  • Certificate II in Supply Chain Operations
  • Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations

Career opportunities:

Graduates who complete a full qualification go on to roles including:

  • Warehousing and distribution centre operator
  • Transport operator
  • International freight forwarding operator
  • Forklift operator
  • Truck driver
  • Warehouse assistant


Open up your career opportunities when you gain your forklift licence. Forklifts are essential pieces of equipment and are used across a variety of industries including Transport and Logistics, Building and Construction, Engineering and Fabrication, Manufacturing, Automotive, Agriculture and Maritime and Mining.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.


There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol now.


During your study, you will need to meet specific requirements necessary for you to complete your coursework.

Your teacher will let you know when you need to provide evidence of:

  • Identification documents that add up to 100 points on the day of assessment.

Refer to the SafeWork website information on identification points.


There are legislative and regulatory requirements that apply to this unit of competency. You must complete a High-Risk Work Licence (HRWL) through SafeWork at the completion of this course . You must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible to obtain a HRWL.

Refer to SafeWork for further information.


To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • An interest in warehousing and logistics
  • Intermediate level of fitness to manage physical demands like manual handling
  • Good eyesight
  • Literacy to a Year 10 high school level

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

  • Participants MUST provide documents of identity that add up to 100 points on the day of assessment. These documents should be the same documents that you will provide to the Australia Post Customer Service Officer as evidence of identity when you lodge your application. A detailed list of the POI requirements will be made available to the participant upon registration into the course.

  • The course fee does not include the Application Fee for the high risk licence.

  • If the participant requires a verbal assessment, this must be specified at the time of registration. An additional feem may be charged.

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.


This is a part-time on campus course. You must attend approximately 10 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 2 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.

The course will run 3 days a week for 1 week.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with Day classes This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.


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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

Core Units
Number Title
TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

Phone 131 601

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