Licence to Operate a Forklift

Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Building
Unit Code
Construction and Safety Centre
Course Location
Course Duration
Part Time: 4 Sessions
Course Cost
From $230 +.
Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day)

Contact Federation Training to express your interest.
Phone: 1300 133 717

Course Overview

Forklift operators drive forklifts to shift and stack bales, cartons, containers, crates and pallets of goods in areas such as timber yards and warehouses.  They also move shipping containers on the waterfront and are employed in a wide range of industries and businesses.

This course provides basic training in the safe operation of forklifts. It covers regulations, safety requirements, operation of a variety of forklifts, movement of loads to and from a pallet, stacking, racking and containers.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon completion of this course, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Employment Prospects

  • Forklift Operator

Entry Requirements

To undertake this course you must be:

  • Wear appropriate safety footwear
  • Be at least 18 years of age.

How To Apply

Direct to Institute


Assessment will take place under national competency standards.

Course Times

Campus Time Date
Yallourn 8.00am - 4.00pm 7, 8, 9 April
8.00am - 4.00pm 4, 5, 6 May
Yallourn 8.00am - 4.00pm 9, 10, 11 June
Trade Centre Bairnsdale
8.00am - 4.00pm 6, 7, 8 July