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Statement of Attainment Forklift Operations


In this course you will gain the skills and knowledge required for the operation of a powered industrial truck equipped with a mast and an elevating load carriage to which is attached a pair of fork arms or other attachment, for licensing purposes. This definition also includes a truck on which the operator is raised with the attachment for order-picking.
This course achieves a unit of competency from the Transport and Logistics Training Package (TLI).


Statement of Attainment - Forklift Operations

Course No:



CIT Bruce 


3 days or 6 evenings

Cost Info:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost:


Likely Job Outcome:

Forklift driver/operator

Application Type:

Register Your Interest

Additional Information

When applying for your High Risk Work Licence through Access Canberra, you are required to be a resident of the ACT; or can satisfy the regulator that circumstances exist that justifies the issue of the licence in the ACT. Please see the Application for high risk work licence for all requirements in order to apply for a Licence.

Any further questions regarding this, please contact Access Canberra directly on 02 6207 8096 or email

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

You must be at least 18 years of age or over.
Please complete the 'register your interest' form on the high risk work licences page. Once you submit the form we will contact you to give you more information and to help you enrol.

You must have English language skills to effectively communicate and work safely with others in the work area and to read and comprehend manufacturer's instructions and workplace procedures and safety signs. You must also be able to apply mathematical procedures for activities involved in this training. These skills will be checked prior to enrolment.

If you feel you may need additional Language, Literacy or Numeracy assistance Please visit Foundation Skills.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Complete 1 subject

Core: Complete 1

  • TLILIC0003   Licence to operate a forklift truck
    • CIT Code: TRAN271
      Cost: Full fee $720.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift truck safely in accordance with all relevant legislative requirements. Competence in this unit, does not in itself result in a HRWL licence to operate this plant. Forklift truck means a powered industrial truck equipped with lifting media made up of a mast and an elevating load carriage to which is attached a pair of fork arms or other attachments that can be raised 900 mm or more above the ground, but does not include a pedestrian-operated truck or a pallet truck. A person performing this work is required to hold a forklift truck High Risk Work Licence (HRWL). This unit requires a person operating a forklift truck to: - plan for the work/task - prepare for the work/task - perform work/task - pack up
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Non-Accredited Training Verification of Currency (VOC) in High Risk Work - Forklift

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email