This class is based on the National Safety Council's (NSC) Forklift Training Program. Students in this class will review an overview of forklift operation, inspection, and safe use ofthe forklift truck. Students will learn how to inspect the truck, and how to determine lift limitations. Students will also learn how to understand the center of gravity and how that goes along with safe operation to properly lift a load. Students will be responsible for demonstrating proper use by completing an obstacle course along with an inspection.

Saturday - May 6, 2017
Saturday - June 24, 2017
Saturday - August 12, 2017

These are one day classes that run for eight (8) hours.  Certificates are awarded at the end of the day, provided students have passed both the written and practical skills test.

Students will be required to purchase a textbooks which comes with a certificate and wallet card from NSC for $6. Textbooks will be handed out in class and will not be sold in the BCCC Bookstore.

$70 registration fee, $6 book/wallet card fee, and $1.25 for student insurance.

There is no funding assistance for this class.


All classes will meet on Saturday from 8 am to 4:30 pm at the Beaufort County Skills Center located at 705 Page Rd., Washington.  Please contact us at the information below to register or to receive additional information.

For more information about these courses, please contact:
Lou Stout
Director of Workforce Initiatives
Building 8, Room 804
Phone:  (252) 940-6307
Fax:  (252) 940-6254