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!
Call 803.732.0432 to talk to us about this program, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sample Program Plan and Costs
Class Delivery Methods
|Traditional. Classes meet on campus.
|100% online. Meets with a live instructor and classmates on specific days, at specific times. Uses web conferencing software, like Zoom.
|Some classes on campus. Some classes online or virtual.
|100% online. Due dates for projects and assignments. Self-paced work on your time.
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.
No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or email@example.com.
Not including fees and equipment
Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location.
Projected Job Growth
Average Annual Salary
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.