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BCI Forklift Operator Training Session in Oak Forest

May 20 @ 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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Sponsored by The Workforce Equity Initiative (WEI) project and is funded through ICCB

South Suburban College’s Business & Career Institute is offering Forklift Operator Training in April and May at the Oak Forest Center. This one-day certification course covers the basic forklift driving skills needed to obtain a Forklift Operator Certification.


  • May 7 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • May 18 and 19 from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • May 20 from 8:30am – 4:30 p.m.
  • May 21 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The cost for each course is $175.00 per person.

Individuals who are seeking to enhance their skills with a short-term career certification and employers who need to ensure their workforce is safe and in compliant should check out this one-day training. SSC will provide completers with a Forklift Operator Certification Card in conjunction with the National Safety Council.

Illinois requires all forklift operators to obtain a license to avoid OSHA sanctions and possible penalties. Forklift driving is no simple matter; it causes more than 100 deaths each year. This certification course covers the basic fork lift driving skills needed to obtain your Forklift Operator Certification.

For more information, please contact Gervaise Edwards at (708) 225-6032 or email SSC’s Oak Forest Center is located at 16333 S. Kilbourn, Oak Forest, Illinois, with convenient access from I-57, I-80, and I-294. Para Información En Español Llame: (708) 210-5740.



May 20
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Gervaise Edwards
(708) 210-5723


South Suburban College Oak Forest Center
16333 South Kilbourn Avenue
Oak Forest, IL 60452 United States
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(708) 225-6000