About this course

Safe and efficient use of forklifts is just smart work practice. This 3 day course trains and assesses participants for a SafeWork NSW forklift licence.

The course aims to develop knowledge and skills in:
  • following OHS procedures and effectively manage hazards
  • conducting routine checks and follow correct procedures
  • operating forklift and shift loads safely and efficiently.

At a glance:

Location: Statewide
Course duration: 3 or 4 day options
Start date: Multiple intakes
Number of units: 1
Indicative fees: $1,150 GST-free Nil to eligible applicants


  • Check forklift condition
  • Drive a forklift safely and efficiently
  • Operate according to site conditions
  • Monitor and maintain forklift performance

  • $1150.00 GST-free
  • Includes vehicle supply and PPE

  • Design of forklifts and SWL requirements
  • Pre-operational checks
  • Safe operation of forklifts
  • Lifting loads and calculations required
  • Using attachments and slinging loads
  • Operate forklifts and shift loads

  • Participants receive course training materials.
  • This course is delivered using indoor and outdoor instruction.

To be eligible for a Forklift licence, you must be at least 18 years of age. For more information, visit Safe Work NSW.

Must be able to provide 100 points of ID - see these requirements.

This course is mapped to the national unit of competency TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck.

Additional Information

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