Forklift Licence Brisbane

We offers the training of “forklift licence in Brisbane” for both Beginner & Expired, The cost of Forklift Licence Course QLD should only be around AU$199 – $399 for an experienced operator to complete the RTO training course as a formality. Licence is valid for 5 years in QLD and allows you to operate any type of forklift truck.

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Forklift Licence Course Brisbane

We deliver high-quality, reliable Brisbane forklift training  that improve candidate skills to meet the highest safety and compliance standards as a forklift operator in any industry.

We will train and guide you on how to safely plan the forklift work, conduct routine checks on a forklift truck, safely shift loads, and complete operations.

Successful completion of our forklift course in Brisbane will result in a forklift ticket. You’ll require a valid forklift licence to remain employed or gain employment as an operator of vehicle. These versatile machines are used across various industries and are a great start to any career.

TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck​

This forklift licence course is a legal requirement for anyone who operates a licence class (L.F.) TLILIC0003 If you do not have a High-Risk Work Licence Class, you can quickly get this licence. This nationally recognised course covers the functions required to operate a forklift.

Forklift Licence Course Type

Forklift Licence Brisbane

Forklift Training School Brisbane Course

Our forklift training course take place inside our comfortable and air-conditioned facilities, keeping you out of the rain and sun. With our Brisbane forklift licence, you’ll become more employable in many industries, with the potential for more job opportunities, wage increases, or promotions. We provide high-quality forklift training to prepare you to pass your assessment and obtain your licence quickly. 

RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) Forklift Training Course

Are you an experienced operator who doesn’t hold a current Australian forklift licence? Would you like to have your skills recognised to reduce the time required to obtain your full forklift licence? Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be the answer to your needs.

RPL (Recognition of prior learning) may be suitable if you have:

An expired Australian forklift,
An overseas forklift licence,
Competency certification issued by the Armed Forces
Competency that you wish to transfer from the mining industry
Previously completed a forklift licence course but did not submit your licence application within the required timeframe
Substantiated machine operation hours under supervision in the workplace.

Expert Forklift Training Brisbane, QLD

Forklift truck training covers the functions essential to operate a forklift truck and (if competent) apply for a high-risk work licence. The forklift training course is for beginners as well as experienced operators. Professional high-risk work trainers work with participants to ensure they are confident and able to operate a forklift truck.

Forklift truck training provides participants with the skills and knowledge to apply for a high-risk work licence. Our experienced trainers provide participants with the tools to operate a truck confidently and competently.

Course Outline

Significant points you need to know

Conduct routine checks

Check forklift for damage, ensure signage and labels are visible, and pre and post-operational checks. Try to Perform regular inspections of equipment every month for better protection.

Shift load

Assess load weight, operate a forklift at a safe speed, move load safely and avoid hazards

Shut down and secure forklift

Park the forklift to avoid hazards, and shut down and secure the forklift according to appropriate procedures.



We offers flexible, reliable, and easy-to-access training options that let you learn on the job. It is a three-day program, including the assessment, and you will find it is one of the best forklift training programs in Australia and available at affordable rates.
We have trained and licenced more than 4,000 forklift operators in the last 11 years at our facility. We also teach you the various risks associated with forklift operation as we want operators to get the best learning opportunity from us.

  • Be able to read and write basic English. 
  • Pass a language, literacy and numeracy assessment (LLN)
  • The minimum age must be 18 years (Workplace Health and Safety requirement)
  • Provide three forms of identification. 
  • Wear steel-capped and safety boots on site for better protection.
  • Sun protection is also essential (hat, long-sleeved shirt and pants).


Do you need to renew your forklift licence? To operate a forklift in QLD, you must hold a current high-risk work licence. A high-risk work licence is valid for 5 years; after this time, the licence will need to be renewed. This is done via the High-Risk Work Licence Online services website.

When renewing your licence, it’s essential to remember:

    • If your high-risk work licence has expired, you have up to 12 months to renew the HRW licence.
    • If your high-risk work licence has expired, you are only a licenced operator once it is renewed.
    • If it’s past the 12 months, the operator must do the written and practical exam again.
    • A VOC (verification of certificate)cannot be done on an expired licence.

With the Licence to Operate A Forklift Truck (TLILIC0003), you get:

  1. Pre-course study guide
  2. Detailed forklift training plan
  3. Classroom-based training on health and safety through videos, live demonstrations, and clear instructions delivered by our experienced trainers
  4.  Including all training materials, there is a written and practical assessment.
  5. Reliable, practical training to meet logbook requirements – shortened logbook hours required for experienced operators
  6. Nationally recognised statement of attainment for your forklift ticket.

What are the different types of Forklift licence Brisbane?

There are 4 Types of Forklift licences

  • Full Training and Assessment Forklift Course
  • Formal Training and Assessment Course
  • Formal Assessment Only – After Completion of Formal Training
  • Experienced Operators Course
1. Full Training and Assessment Forklift Course & Online Delivery

In full training and assessment forklift course, Everything you need from start to finish in 25 hours of high-quality training over 3 days. Our knowledgeable team or theory online delivers this course with 1 day of practical and gap training and 1-day assessment.

Course timing and day

The forklift licence Course will start Mondays and Wednesdays every week, from 6:30 am to 3 pm daily.

Students are trained to a competency level suitable to achieve all assessment elements. High-quality training and materials, including a logbook, training plan, full review and training manual, are provided.

2.Formal Training and Assessment Course

Formal Training and Assessment Course involves 1-1.5 days for formal training, 1 day of practical training, and up to 6 months of logbook on the job employer involvement needed course. This course starts Mondays and Wednesdays weekly, from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

Students complete the mandatory informal training on the job

The employer must agree and fill in all relevant areas of the student’s logbook, Including a written assessment on completion of formal training.

3.Formal Assessment Only – After Completion of Formal Training

For experienced and competent operators, completion of formal training must require employer involvement, where students must log hours and details of relevant tasks performed at their workplace.

Student logbook must be signed off by the employer or employer’s representative with the relevant OHS licence.
A completed logbook with an employer’s letter validating the log is required.

A final skills assessment is conducted when the employer is happy with the skill and knowledge level of the student.
Assessment includes a closed-book theory test (completed at formal training) and a comprehensive practical test.

4.Experienced Operators Course

For the experience operators course, students must demonstrate their previous experience. It is a cheaper and quicker 2-day course. This course starts every week from 6:30 am to 3 pm daily.

In this course, Evidence of prior experience is required (e.g. old logbooks, training plans, interstate or expired tickets)

Contact our customer service team to check for eligibility.

Frequently Asked Questions
How Long is a Forklift Licence Brisbane valid for?
This forklift licence is valid for 5-10 years, depending on how long a candidate has paid for it (just like a regular driver’s licence)
How to get a forklift licence Brisbane?
To get a forklift licence, you must complete a Licence to Operate A Forklift Truck (TLILIC2001).
Can I use my Forklift licence anywhere?
As a nationally recognised qualification, your Licence to Operate A Forklift Truck (TLILIC2001) allows you to operate forklifts anywhere in Australia.
What is refreshing training for forklift truck drivers?
Forklift refresher training ensures forklift operators have up-to-date knowledge of safe work practices.
Can I get a Forklift licence online?

No, you can not get a forklift licence online – you must pass both a theory and a practical licence assessment to demonstrate your ability to operate a forklift safely. 



What are the different types of Forklift licences?

Forklift training Brisbane provides the following:

  • Full Training and Assessment Forklift Course
  • Formal Training and Assessment Course
  • Formal Assessment Only – After Completion of Formal Training
  • Experienced Operators Course
Can you fail a forklift test?

To be a forklift operator, you must pass a test to get your certification. But what happens if you fail the test? Can you retake the test, or do you need more training? The short answer is that it depends on the specifics of the situation. If you fail a written assessment, you may need more training courses. However, if you fail the practical portion of the test, you may be able to retake the test after demonstrating that you have the skills needed to operate a forklift safely.

How long do Forklift Licences last?

A forklift licence is valid for five years from the date of issue. After that, you must complete a forklift refresher course to renew your licence. These courses are typically run over one day and help ensure you remain up-to-date with the latest forklift safety standards. Renewing your forklift licence is essential for your safety and the safety of those around you. You could be fined or even jailed if you operate a forklift without a valid licence. So, if your licence has expired, book a forklift refresher course as soon as possible.

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