This course is for all persons with little or no operating experience.

How to Apply
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Entry Requirements
Participants must be over 18 and provide photo ID.
2-day course
Domestic participants International participants
$350/Person $550/Person
Day 1 Theory
Topics covered:  
•Employers Responsibilities
•Employees Responsibilities
•Pre-operational Inspections
•Principles of Operation
•Data Plates
•Safe Working Distances
•Load Centres
•Load Shift
•Uneven Ground
•Stability Triangles
•Rear End Swing
Day 1 includes PowerPoint and DVDs. The participants will also complete a written assessment.
Day 2 Practical  
All participants successfully completing the written assessment will practice until they are competent to complete the final operational assessment to industry standards.
The practical skills taught are:
•Stacking and de-stacking
•Manoeuvring in confined spaces
•Manoeuvring wide loads through narrow openings
Please contact us for course delivery dates.




1. All participants successfully completing the written and operational assessment will receive a “Notice of Satisfactory Assessment” on the day. Successful participants will also receive a Tax Invoice which must be used to apply for the “Licence to Perform High-Risk Work.” Participants will then need to take their Forklift Tax Invoice, Notice of Satisfactory Assessment (NSA) and 100 points of ID(including an Australian Photo ID)to Service SA or a Post Office to pay their licence fees and have their photo taken to obtain their forklift licence.

2. If a student requires to complete the mandated written test verbally, with a trainer asking the questions, writing down the student’s response for the assessor to mark. There will be an additional cost of $100.00 GST Free.

3. To secure placement payment must be paid in advance or for businesses to supply a purchase order. Once payment is made the student will receive a Forklift Manual and the Pre-course Assessment.

4. Students not born in Australia but in Australia on a Student Visa (500 to 599 series or on a bridging VISA based on the previous Student Visa) CAN enrol for training. Adelaide Institute of Business and Technology is a “CRICOS” registered RTO.