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Forklift Operations

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A Forklift is a powered industrial truck. A powered industrial truck is defined by OSHA as any mobile power-propelled truck used to carry, push, pull, lift, stack or tier materials. Examples include pallet jacks and low lift jacks.

Program Features 

  • Weekday classes  
  • OSHA compliant  
  • Hands-on training  
  • Certificate upon completion  

OSHA Forklift Operator Certification  

For anyone who operates or plans to operate a powered industrial lift truck, OSHA requires that lift-truck operators are trained under specified guidelines. This course complies with those guidelines and fulfills 2 of the 3 parts required to become a certified operator.  Classes are provided by Alliance Material Handling, Inc.

Train The Trainer / Forklift Operator  

The Train-the-Trainer course is designed for the manager or supervisor who wants to be able to train individuals to become industrial lift-truck operators.    

DC Electric Clinic  

This 2-day course introduces an individual to the world of DC electricity and its use in the industrial lift truck environment. This is also an excellent course for anyone who requires a solid understanding of how DC electricity works.  

Course outline:  Day 1) DC electric theory, test equipment, reading schematics, batteries and chargers. Day 2) DC motors, resistor speed controls, SCR speed controls.     

                                                 Customized Training 

Prince George’s Community College offers customized training services for your transportation and distribution needs.  

Contact Information


Transportation and Distribution Institute

Tony Marra



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