TLILIC0003 License to Operate a Forklift Truck

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



 Course Code



 TLILIC0003  -



 2-Day Course

  • On Campus


 Enrolment Fee

 Excursion & Materials Fee

  • $350/Person (Domestic Students)
  • $550/Person (International Students)



Entry Requirements

  • Participants must be over 18 and provide photo ID.
Course Topics

Day 1 Theory

  • Legislation
  • Regulations
  • Employers Responsibilities
  • Employees Responsibilities
  • Pre-operational Inspections
  • Principles of Operation
  • Hazards
  • Data Plates
  • Safe Working Distances
  • Load Centres
  • Pedestrians
  • Load Shift
  • Uneven Ground
  • Stability Triangles
  • Visibility
  • Rear End Swing
  • Ramps

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
AIBT has a range of courses and qualifications and the application process can differ depending whether you are a domestic or international student, whether unemployed or working, a school student or graduate. If you are unsure how to apply then please get in touch at:, call 8212 0990 or message our AIBT facebook page.


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.

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