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Logistics and Warehousing Skill Set

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Get a career on the move and drive a forklift!  

Learn the skills to prepare for a career in warehousing, transport or logistics and get your forklift licence. 

This skill set will give you an introduction to working as store personnel, a forklift driver, or warehouse operator. 

You will learn how to operate and drive a forklift and carry out deliveries and shift materials safely. 

Gain the skills to: 

  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures  
  • Carry out delivery operations 
  • Shift materials safely using manual handling methods 
  • Operate a forklift (including the licence to operate a forklift truck)    

Tuition and resource fees

Eligible students study this course absolutely free. If you are not eligible you can expect to pay $593.25.

Help using our online application

You will need to have the evidence requirements(opens in a new tab)  and relevant documents ready to upload with your application. When ready to apply, use our guide to self service application using Student Portal.

Student Portal application guide (2 MB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab)    


If you're aged 15—24 years (not at school), receiving the JobSeeker payment, receiving Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY or holding a pensioner concession card, Health Care Card or a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs, or a dependent of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution, you are eligible to enrol for free!

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.


This skill set is part of the Skills Ready program. Other skill sets can be found on our courses page, using the Refine course results>Study mode filters.

Requirements of the course:

This course includes both online study and on-campus assessment.

 Once enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and instructions for getting started studying this course online.

 When you finish your online study, there is a compulsory requirement to attend a practical demonstration and assessment session.

Job ready skill sets are 100% free for the following eligible students:

  • People aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding school students)
  • Secondary school-aged people who are not enrolled at school
  • People receiving the JobSeeker or JobKeeper payment
  • People and dependents of people receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • People and dependents of people holding:
    -  pensioner concession card or Health Care Card; or
    - a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Dependents of people who are inmates of a custodial institution

Please note: to undertake the forklift license (high risk) applicants must be over 18 years of age. On completion, students will need to apply to Worksafe for their national forklift license and will receive a discount on the licence fee through the Department of Mines Industry Regulation and Safety (up until 31 March 2021). Information will be provided to students during the course.

Study options and next steps

Click on your preferred study mode below to get started with your application.

All year round

eCampus - Online

When All year round
Where eCampus
How Online

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