Forklift training scheduled for April 20-23 has been cancelled. Please check back soon for updates on a new training date.

Forklift operators are in high demand in Cumberland County. Industrial Truck & Tractor Operators was named a 2016 High Priority Occupation for the South Central Workforce Investment Area. Employment Skills Center offers lift truck training and certification along with classroom instruction in workplace readiness skills to prepare participants for self-sustaining jobs.

Our program provides 10 hours of workplace readiness instruction. Topics include:

  • A preview of basic lift truck principles
  • An introduction to logistics
  • Warehouse job competencies
  • Workplace math & reading skills
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Resume writing
  • Job search skills

Students who complete the workplace readiness modules will continue on to a full day of OSHA compliant forklift safety training, hands-on instruction, testing, and certification. Successful graduates of the program will receive a wallet card and certificate of completion.

To apply for the program, candidates should come to Employment Skills Center to complete an application and reading assessment. Students will be interviewed before being admitted to the class.

View the student qualifications and application process here.