Overview

In just one day, students will be trained to operate a forklift and receive a three-year certificate in forklift safety, preventative maintenance, and driving/operation skills. As a trained forklift operator, you can earn up to $15 an hour. Completing the Forklift Operator program allows students to operate a forklift at manufacturing plants and distribution centers.

This course will also prepare students to work as a material handler or warehouse operator at any number of manufacturing, supply, or logistic companies. Safety requirements prohibit open-toe, cloth, and high-heeled shoes. Students must be 18 years of age in order to operate a forklift.

How to Enroll

To pursue this certificate, please click on the courses below to see availability. You can register for courses online, and you do not have to apply to the college!

Tuition Assistance
Training Resources

Questions?
Call 803.732.0432 to talk to us about this program, or email cce@midlandstech.edu

Print Plan

Sample Program Plan and Costs

CEUs Class Hours Course Title Cost
0.80 8

Forklift Training

Learn the correct care and use of forklift equipment. Topics include information covered in OSHA's Powered Industrial Truck Standard (OSHA Standard 1910.178). Successful students receive a three-year forklift certificate. Safety requirements prohibit open, cloth, or high-heeled shoes. Students must be 18 years of age. Valid Driver's License required.

Classroom

ID: CEHEQ-501

View Available Courses
No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$189.00
 
Estimated Cost
Tuition Assistance
$189.00
Not including fees and equipment

Careers

Forklift Operator

Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location.

According to EMSI data as of 2018

Where Can I Work?

  • Construction Companies
  • National Shipping Companies

What’s next after I complete this program?

Further Your Education

Continue at MTC to gain other training in manufacturing, distribution, or supply chain to add to your forklift skills.