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2 x 8 hour days
3 x 8 hour days



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Face to face On Campus & Onsite training in Victoria

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Weekdays : $399 Onwards

Forklift Training Course

Do you want to get a forklift license in Melbourne to open up new employment and career options? At Australian Vocational Training, we’re proud to offer forklift training for domestic and international students. Our course develops key skills and core competencies in a safe space where students can get the basics right and then build from there. You can expect to get practical hands-on experience at our dedicated facilities that are outfitted with sophisticated industry-grade machinery.

Why Choose Us?

There are many reasons to choose us for a forklift training course, some of which include:

  • Trained and experienced professionals who are dedicated to imparting valuable knowledge
  • A Registered Training Organisation with the Australian Skills Quality Authority
  • Positive learning environments with the best safety standards in place
  • Affordable education that empowers students to become an asset and help the community
  • Personalised support from a faculty that cares about your progress every step of the way

Based in Clayton, Australian Vocational Training is continuously improving our approach to give our students an edge. You can rely on us to provide the highest quality study materials, giving you the best opportunity to succeed and achieve your goals.

Learn More Today

If you want a forklift license in Melbourne, you can undertake and complete a forklift training course at Australian Vocational Training. Get in touch with our professional support team and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you have. You can also submit an expression of interest online.

2 x 8 hour Days OR 3 x 8 hour days (this is recommended for students with no experience or those with english as a second language.)
Face to face On Campus & Onsite training in Victoria
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Overview of course

Worksafe Licence information

Our forklift truck training covers the functions required to operate a forklift truck and (if competent) apply for a high risk work licence. This course is for beginners as well as experienced operators. Our experienced high risk work trainers work with participants to ensure they are confident and competent in operating a forklift truck.

Participants who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised.

National unit of competency:
TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck

  • Pre-course study materials to get you up to speed and optimise your chances of success

  • Training conducted by an experienced worksafe accredited high risk work trainer with strong knowledge of relevant legislation and Australian Standards

  • Practical hands-on training

Assessment will include knowledge, calculation and practical testing. Full details of assessment requirements will be provided on the first day of the course.
Enclosed shoes, appropriate work clothing, current photo I.D.
Australian Vocational Training has the following entry requirements:
You must:

  • All students must be over 18 years of age.

  • Students must reside in Victoria, or, if they are not a Victorian resident, have a valid reason for applying for their forklift licence in Victoria..

  • Participants are required to have general good health and fitness and any pre-existing medical conditions that will affect the training must be disclosed prior to attending..

  • For the LO Licence Course, trainees must have adequate English language skills to safely complete tasks relating to forklifts, such as being able to.

  • Read and correctly interpret safe work method statements, forklift specifications and data plates

  • Complete paperwork such as risk assessments and logbook entries

  • Calculate load weights and ensure safe working loads aren’t exceeded

  • Speak English clearly

  • Explain, describe and verify sometimes complex needs and issues

The costs for this course are as follows:

Course feesTotal cost is AUD $495
Re-AssessmentFor theory Assessment - $150
For Practical Assessment - $150
For Calculation Assessment - $75
If you are deemed ‘Not Yet Competent’, you will have the option to sit a re-assessment within 60 days from the first assessment. Only one re-assessment is permitted.

Upon successful completion of our Forklift Licence Course, trainees will be issued with a WorkSafe Notice of Assessment (which can be lodged at Australia Post or online via along with the lodgement fee of $66.60) and a Statement of Attainment.


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