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  • SSTLI0007

Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck Skill Set

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At a glance

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SSTLI0007 Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck Skill Set

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Course overview

Course overview

A forklift truck licence is essential if you are working in a warehousing, engineering, industrial or manufacturing environment. This course will provide you with the required safety, planning and operational knowledge you'll need to successfully and skilfully operate a forklift.

Units

To successfully complete this course, you will need to complete 1 unit of competency.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
TLILIC2001
Licence to operate a forklift truck

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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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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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Selection criteria

To enrol in this program with TAFE Queensland South West you must be employed within the industry and have access to a forklift or reach truck. If you are not employed within the industry, you will require access to a forklift or reach 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 literacy and numeracy 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 a forklift or reach truck (and appropriate supervision). The forklift must be safe to operate and comply with the relevant legislation. You will also require:

  • Personal Protective Equipment relevant to the workplace such as:
    • safety footwear complaint with the Australian Standard AS 2210
    • long sleeve, high-visibility shirts
    • long trousers
  • enclosed footwear for on campus training and assessment
  • personal stationery (pens and paper)
  • a valid and appropriate email address

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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Get started with TAFE Queensland

If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland