Plan Code: 6031
This program will provide basic safety and operation of the forklift, including lifting principles, load rating, stability, and operation techniques. Students will gain experience using: Class II (Narrow Aisle Electric Lift Trucks), Class III (Electric Motor Hand Truck – Pellet Jack), and Class IV (Internal Combustion Engine Truck – Counterbalance Lift Truck). Upon successful completion, students will receive a Certificate of Training and a Wallet Card. Job opportunities for Forklift Operators include: warehouse shipping and receiving, construction sites, ports and docks, retail stores and all other business’s that require material handling.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate the ability to operate a forklift so that the overall operation of this equipment is within the Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) standards.
- Identify and develop tools needed to obtain a job in construction (resume, cover letter, application).