First Choice Training Solutions is a RTO approved training centre that provides nationally recognised training programs, such as the TLILIC0003 – Licence to Operate a Forklift course.
Our team offers on site training and assessing on all courses, including the forklift licence course, to meet licensing and work requirements. Dedicated to developing mindsets beyond what is expected from regular order picking forklift truck courses, we provide above and beyond the standard training expected in the high-risk work industry. To best provide this service we understand that the training needs to be relevant, efficient, and engaging in order to be successful.
First Choice Training Solutions is adaptable and flexible from years of hands-on experience, both in the field and training, ensuring confidence and peace of mind knowing you’re receiving reliable information to better prepare for the workplace with our order picker license training.
Our philosophy is to keep things as simple yet practical as can be, ensuring quality training to assist students in successfully completing our courses. By combining the two aspects, we can look forward to a safer working environment with reduced health and safety risks across a range of industries in the future.
Whether completing your forklift license for the first time or simply looking at completing refresher courses, our team can help.
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 High Risk Work Licence (HRWL).
This unit requires a person operating a forklift truck to:
Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all the requirements of the elements and performance criteria on at least one occasion and include:
Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria and include knowledge of:
As a minimum, assessors must satisfy applicable regulatory requirements, which include requirements in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations current at the time of assessment.
As a minimum, assessment must satisfy applicable regulatory requirements, which include requirements in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations current at the time of assessment.
Assessment processes and techniques must be appropriate to the language, literacy and numeracy requirements of the work being performed and the needs of the candidate.
Assessment must occur in workplace operational situations. Where this is not appropriate, assessment must occur in simulated workplace operational situations that reflect workplace conditions.
Simulators must not be used in the assessment of this unit of competency.
Resources for assessment must include access to:
Many of our practical training courses specifically target the high-risk work industry, specialising in the training assessment process for high-risk work licences – particularly in forklift operation, Craneage and Rigging trades.
Our team of experienced forklift operators posses a wealth of experience in competency based training, trades and – through practical, hands-on learning and professional mentorship. We will assist you to recognise and work to Safe Work Australia and SafeWork NSW guidelines, requirements and regulations, NSW legislation, and industry standards, ensuring successful completion of the required training.
You are eligible to obtain a forklift licence if you:
Contact Safework NSW, they will mail a renewal form to you. You need to do this 2 months before your forklift licence is due to expire. You will need to complete the form and lodge it at an Australia Post office.
Once you’ve completed the forlift licence training course, the forklift licence will last for 5 years. After 5 years, you will need to pay the renewal fee to SafeWork NSW which is about $70. You will receive a licence renewal reminder close to your expiry date.
A Forklift Licence training course is $450 per person + $74 SafeWork NSW licence card issuing fee.
The forklift course is delivered over 2 days of training and assessment. This forklift licence requires re-certification every 5 years.
Our team are here to help – call the office between 9am – 5pm or enquire through email and we will get back to you as soon as possible.