High Risk Forklift Training


Course Code FORKLIFT-FC arrow  Enrol Online
Course Name Option 1: Forklift - Full Course  
Course Duration 3 days arrow  Payment Plan Available
Course Times 7.30am to 4.30pm  
Course Schedule

Monday - Wednesday

Full Course Fees $595.00  
Course Code FORKLIFT-SU  
Course Name Option 2: Forklift - Start-Up Training only  *receive log book (students will have 6 months to complete logged hours and return for final assessment) - if extension of time is required, please speak with one of our friendly staff
Course Duration 1 day - Monday  
Course Times 7.30am to 4.30pm  
Start-Up Fees $300.00  
Course Code FORKLIFT-FA  
Course Name Forklift - Final Assessment  
Course Duration 1 day (phone for available dates)  
Course Times 7.30am to 4.30pm  
Final Assessment Fees $300.00  
Location 188 East St, Rockhampton QLD 4700  


Nationally Accredited Training

Forklift Operator Training

Course Description

This unit of competency covers the functions required to prepare and operate a forklift to meet minimum training and assessment standards for the purposes of certification.

Units of Competencies

Both the High Risk National Licence and Mining Competency is available for this machine:


    • TLILIC2001A Licence to operate a forklift truck
    • RIIHAN201D Operate a forklift


Course Topics

The topics covered throughout this training course are as follows:


    • Planning the work for the prevailing working conditions
    • Using the controls and operating systems to manage the operation of the equipment
    • Locating the load and identifying the load characteristics
    • Safely moving the load
    • Monitoring the controls
    • Stopping, shutting down and securing the equipment after the completion of operation


Getting Your Qualification

The basic procedure requires you to undertake:

Option 1: Full 3 Day Course (Maximum 6-7 with 2 forklifts)

  1. 1. Theory training - Day 1
  2. 2. Supervised practical training - logbook hours (supervision will be provided by the instructor) - Day 2-3
  3. 3. Assessment - theory and practical components (this can only be attempted if the instructor has deemed you competent after your training) - Day 4

Option 2: Includes Workplace Training

  1. Initial training by New Horizons Safety and Training Services (usually 1 day but is dependent on applicant/s involved)
  2. Supervised hours (under a licensed operator) operating the machine. These hours must be documented into an official Log Book that will be issued by your New Horizons trainer/instructor.
  3. Final assessment - will be conducted once your log book requirements have been finished and you have been deemed competent by your work supervisor.

About Log Books (For Option 2)

After the 1 day initial training, your instructor will issue you with a log book that will include a set number of tasks that you will need to perform under the supervision of a licenced forklift operator. The logbook requirements can be undertaken in your workplace or any place where a forklift is available providing supervision is also available.

The Forklift ticket covers you to operate a forklift with an engine capacity of more than 2 litres.

On successful completion of the course you will receive a Workplace Health & Safety High Risk National Licence (after your application has been processed by WHSQ) or in the case of a Black Coal mining qualification, a Statement of Attainment that is a nationally recognised for this machine.

Student will have 6 months to return the log book and complete the Final Assessment


Course Outcomes

On successful completion of this training course, candidates will be issued with a Nationally Recognised statement of attainment. On sucessful completion of the High Risk National Licence Training Program, candidates will recieved their statement of attainment and High Risk National Licence.

To access to copy of qualification training package, click on the link below:



Course Pre-Requisites

You must be 18+ years old to complete a National High Risk Course.


Dress Requirements / Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

It is the responsibility of course participants to acquire their own safety and protective clothing which includes:


    • Hi-Visibility Shirt
    • Long Pants
    • Steel Cap Safety Boots


No entry to the NHST training facility unless mandatory PPE is worn by the participants. Failure to comply will result in a forfeit of fees paid.


Language, Literacy and Numeracy

This training program requires reading, writing and numeracy skills.
Prior to enrolling please contact New Horizons Safety and Training Services to discuss our support services if required.

Participants will be required to answer the short LLN assessment in the enrolment form to enable us to evaluate your LLN level.

Please note for High Risk courses, WHS mandate assessment and all questions must be attempted independently and without assistance. All calculations must be completed via written response only.

If you require the assessment to be delivered verbally, you will need to discuss this with our friendly staff and we can make arrangements.


Your Rights and Responsibilities

It is a requirement of the Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) that students be made aware of their rights and responsibilities prior to enrolling into any of our training courses at New Horizons Safety and Training Services.

Your rights and responsibilities can be found in our Participant Information Handbook.


How to Enrol

If you would like to register for this course, please download our Course Enrolment Form or alternatively you can Enrol Online. To enquire about our course fee schedule, course availability or enrolling, please contact our office on (07) 4927 0666.

Contact Us

New Horizons Safety and Training Services (RTO No. 31372)

Ph: 07 4927 0666
Fax: 07 4927 0699

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188 East St, Rockhampton QLD 4700
PO Box 9938, Frencville QLD 4701

Monday to Friday (AEST) 7.45am - 4.30pm

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Contact Details

188 East Street, Rockhampton Qld 4700
PO Box 9938, Frenchville Qld 4701

Ph: (07) 4927 0666
Fax: (07) 4927 0699

RTO Services

Provider of Nationally Recognised Training and RTO Services. Specialising in training courses for the mining & construction industries. RTO No. 31372