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Forklift training available through MCC

Published: Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 5:26 p.m. CDT

CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Workforce Training Department partners with forklift manufacturer UniCarriers Americas Corp. (formerly Nissan Forklift) to offer hands-on forklift training.

• Forklift Operator provides instruction in powered industrial truck operation, and participants will gain the skills required to operate a lift truck in a correct and professional manner. Operator training is available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 27 (course ID: NTE S54 003), Oct. 25 (course ID: NTE S54 004) or Nov. 22 (course ID: NTE S54 005). The fee for this one-day course is $125 and includes lunch.

• Train the Trainer: Forklift is scheduled Oct. 7-9 (course ID: NTE S55 002). This comprehensive 2½-day “Train-the-Trainer” class will prepare a company’s trainer, safety department staff, human resource department or supervisors to present the one-day Powered Industrial Truck (Forklift) training class. The fee is $1,000, which includes materials and lunch.

To register, call the MCC Registration Office at 815-455-8588. For information, call the Shah Center at 815-455-8593 or email  

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