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Licence to Operate an Order Picking Forklift Truck Skill Set

A HRW licence to take you to new career heights

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Ipswich Starts anytime Duration: up to 1 year
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
Full Fee

Course overview

Learn how to operate a powered industrial truck where the operator's control arrangement is incorporated with the load carriage/lifting media, and elevates with it! Specifically, this licence covers how to plan the work, conduct routine checks, safely operate, and shut down procedures. A comprehensive course for effective and safe operation of an order-picker forklift.

Course outcome:

Statement of Attainment

What you will study

The successful achievement of this skill set requires you to complete the unit listed below. 


  • TLILIC2002
    Licence to operate an order picking forklift truck
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to operate an order picking forklift truck safely.
  • Licence to operate an order picking forklift truck
Ways to study
up to 1 year
2 workshops
  • Full fee: $655

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Licence to Operate an Order Picking Forklift Truck Skill Set (SSTLI0008)

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Licence to Operate an Order Picking Forklift Truck Skill Set

Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Selection criteria

To enrol in this program with TAFE Queensland you must be employed within the industry and have access to an order picker/stock picker forklift truck. If you are not employed within the industry, you will require access to an order picker/stock picker forklift truck, as well as an appropriate supervisor, and may need to speak with a teacher prior to enrolment.

You may undertake training prior to the age of 18, but must be 18 years of age or above in order to undertake your formal assessment. It is strongly recommended that prior to entering this course you have basic reading and writing skills as you will be required to undertake a formal assessment and assistance cannot be provided during this assessment.

Resources required

You will require access to an Order Picker (and appropriate supervision), as well as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) relevant to the workplace, such as:

  • safety footwear complaint with the Australian Standard AS 2210
  • long sleeve, high-visibility shirts
  • long trousers
  • steel capped boots

Photo ID such as a Queensland or Interstate Driver's Licence or Passport will be required on assessment day.

Need to know

Following the completion of this unit, you may be eligible to apply to Workplace Health and Safety Queensland for an Order Picker Forklift Licence. Refresher courses are also available that will assist in maintaining skills and currency for renewing your HRW Licence.


University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.