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Course Details & Registration Information

Course
Basic Forklift Operator Training
Name
OSH-3012A7
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Those interested in a fast paced non-traditionally work week. Those interested in a national credential leading to employment. Warehouse workers, loading dock workers, freight and moving company workers.
Description
This course provides instruction on the operation and maintenance of an industrial forklift and is designed for the students that either have no experience, limited experience or may have been out of the occupation and need to freshen up their skills in operating a forklift. Core topics include forklift design, controls and instrumentation, pre-use inspection, safety awareness, and forklift stability. This course meets the training requirements for related Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations. This is a twenty-four (24) hour course that includes comprehensive forklift operation. Students must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver's license.
Course Objectives
  1. Know the OSHA regulations along with the operation and maintenance of an industrial forklift.
Outline of Instruction
  1. OSHA REGULATIONS
  2. Lift truck operating principles and design
  3. Pre-shift inspection and preventive maintenance
  4. Worksite inspections
  5. Forklift driving practice - Picking up a load
  6. Forklift driving practice - Delivering a load
  7. Forklift driving practice - Obstacle course
  8. Apply lift truck operator safety skills
Contact Hours
24
CEU's
2.4
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
Yes
Certification
National Safety Council
Website URL
https://www.nsc.org/safety-training/workplace/forklift-training
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. OSHA Regulations
  2. Lift truck operating principles and design
  3. Pre-shift inspection and preventive maintenance
  4. Worksite inspections
  5. Forklift driving practice - Picking up a load
  6. Forklift driving practice - Delivering a load
  7. Forklift driving practice - Obstacle course
  8. Apply lift truck operator safety skills
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
Students must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver's license.
Text and Supplies Needed
Lift Truck Operator Training Textbook
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Open bay area
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Work Boots
  4. Work Gloves
  5. Eye Protection
  6. Driver's License
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
National Safety Council
Intended Audience
Those interested in a fast paced non-traditionally work week. Those interested in a national credential leading to employment. Warehouse workers, loading dock workers, freight and moving company workers.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Forklift Operator
Wake County Need for Industry Positions
Forklift operator is in the Transportation and Material Moving Occupations and there are presently 28 job openings.
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Forklift Operator
Related Courses
  • Forklift Operator Training - SEF-3001X7
Course Contact Information
Viorica Dolganiuc