Forklift Licence Course

Is This The Right Licence For You?

A Forklift (LF) licence is generally required for the following roles:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Warehouse Labourer/Packer
  • Storeperson
  • Truck driving roles where the vehicle has a truck-mounted forklift
  • Truck driving roles where the driver may be required to load and unload own vehicle

Further information and an overview of the warehousing industry, employment prospects, weekly earnings, current vacancies, and whether you’re the right fit for the industry can be found here.

Course Overview

Armstrongs' forklift course is designed to develop skills and knowledge vital to the safe operation of a forklift. Armstrongs offers forklift licence courses for both the beginner and experienced operator.

Armstrongs is WorkSafe accredited to deliver forklift training and assessment. Armstrongs courses are aligned with industry requirements and are conducted in Armstrongs' purpose-built forklift training area is designed to provide students with the opportunity to experience a broad range of work place situations.

For clients with limited or no forklift operating experience, Armstrongs offer an intensive 2 day course specifically designed to deliver the essential skills and knowledge for the beginner operator. For students with forklift operating experience, Armstrongs offers a 1 day course.

Training Outcomes

  • Hazard identification and control measures
  • Inspection of work area to determine appropriate path of movement
  • Checking forklift for any damage or defects and defect and damage reporting
  • Location and identification of controls
  • Pre-start and post-start operational checks
  • Starting forklift as per procedures
  • Operation of forklift at safe speeds
  • Assessing load weights
  • Moving and placing of loads ensuring stability and avoidance of hazards
  • Monitoring movement of load ensuring safety of personnel and load
  • Forklift shut down and securing
  • Post-operational checks

Pre-requisites & Entry Requirements

  • Be at least 18 years of age; with approved photo ID; please refer to Armstrong's Terms & Conditions for approved ID types.
  • Bring 2 current passport photos on the first day of the course.
  • Wear appropriate clothing, including work boots, preferably steel capped.
  • Please Note: From 1 January 2015 all students undertaking nationally recognised training delivered by a registered training organisation will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) in order to receive a nationally-recognised certificate or statement of attainment.
  • The USI is a reference number which will allow students the ability to access their USI account and see all of their training results from all of the training providers that they have attended. The USI is designed to make it easier for students to find and collate all of their VET achievements into a single authenticated transcript.
  • Watch this VIDEO to learn more and find out How to Create Your USI.

Required Training Materials

Learner guides for the operation of a forklift, OH&S, and load & unload goods/cargo will be provided by Armstrongs at the commencement of the course.

Units of Competance Covered

Upon successful completion of the course students will attain the following units of competence:

  • TLILIC2001 Licence to operate a forklift truck

By booking a forklift training course you are acknowledging acceptance of Armstrongs forklift terms and conditions of sale.

Course Options

Course Type Length (Weekday)
Experienced * $340 (1 Day)
Beginner/Intermediate $465 (2 Days)

*For experienced operators with approximately 100 hours of forklift operation. Evidence of experience in the form of a log book or employer letter may be required at Armstrongs' discretion.

Questions? Call us on 03 9464 6464 or Book & Pay Online