Forklift Operator Training Coming to Oak Forest Center

Photo of a man operating a forklift

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College’s Business & Career Institute is offering Forklift Operator Training on three separate sessions in October at the Oak Forest Center. This certification course covers the basic fork lift driving skills needed to obtain a Fork Lift Operator Certification. A Certification Card from the National Safety Council will be issued to the student upon successful completion of the program.

The sessions will be held from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 19 (course code TQM-E50-722), Monday, October 21 (course code TQM-E50-723), and Saturday, October 26 (course code TQM-E50-724). The cost for each course is $175.00 per person.

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. These sessions are designed for individuals who are seeking career advancement employers who are seeking safety and in compliance for their forklift operators.

For more information, please contact Gervaise Edwards at (708) 225-6032 or email gedwards@ssc.edu. SSC’s Oak Forest Center is located at 16333 S. Kilbourn, Oak Forest, Illinois, with convenient