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State ID: MAA82


This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to operate a forklift truck safely.
Participants will learn how to operate a forklift truck by planning the work, conducting routine checks on a forklift truck, shifting loads in a safe manner and safely shut down and secure equipment after completing operations.

Industry licensing information

This course will equip students with the correct qualifications to obtain the National High Risk Licence class LF.
Students must apply and pay for this license separately with WorkSafe.


On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

  • TLILIC2001 Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck

Entrance Requirements

Fees and charges


Important information

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

This course has basic equipment and/or PPE requirements (located under Important Information)

Minimum age of 18 years

Fees and charges

Non concession: $245.20
Concession: $108.80
Commercial / International: $423.20

School age students
Students who would normally be attending year 12 or below in the current calendar year will be eligible to enrol at the commercial / international rate for this course.

International students
This courses isn’t available to Visa 500 International Students.
For information on international courses, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website

Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781


Participants must be a minimum of 18 years of age on the date of assessment.

You must have sound literacy and numeracy skills

(If you have language, numeracy or literacy concerns please discuss them with us PRIOR to the course commencing)


Important information

What to wear (PPE)

For the practical assessment all participants are required to wear appropriate work wear:

  • long trousers
  • wet weather gear, if required
  • steel capped boots

Lodging a High Risk Work Licence Application:

On the successful completion of this course, YOU must send the high risk work licence application form to WorkSafe within 2 months of your assessment.

Failure to send your application to Worksafe within the 2 months will mean you have to be reassessed at an additional cost.

This application must include:

Completed ‘WorkSafe WA Application for a Licence to Perform High Risk Work’ form

2 copies of identification (primary & secondary)

2 passport sized photos attached to the form

A copy of your statement of attainment

Notice of Assessment given to you by the assessor on successful completion of your assessment and payment for licence fee.

How to apply

Please complete the Course enquiry form below to receive enrolment information.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Albany Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 2 days
Bunbury Campus
Date: 24 - 25 October 2019
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 2 days
Esperance Campus (in Ravensthorpe)
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 2 days
Katanning Campus
Date: 21 & 22 October 2019
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 2 days
Manjimup Campus
Date: 5 - 6 December 2019
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 2 days
Margaret River Campus
Date: 7 & 8 October 2019
           7 & 8 November 2019
           2 & 3 December 2019
Time: 9.00am - 4.30pm
Duration: 2 days

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated September 26, 2019