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. See our guide for applying using our online system (1 MB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab) .
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.
This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is free for 15 to 24 year olds; or those who are receiving JobSeeker, JobKeeper, Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY payments; or concession cardholders. If you’re not eligible, you can pay the course fee to gain these skills and become highly employable. See the full eligibility list in the important information tab below. Find out more about the initiative.
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.