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MCC to offer forklift training programs

MARENGO – McHenry County College’s Workforce Community and Business Programs is joining forklift manufacturer UniCarriers Americas Corp. to offer hands-on forklift training.

The “Forklift Operator” and “Train the Trainer” programs teach businesses to comply with OSHA standards.

The “Forklift Operator” training program teaches participants the skills required to operate a lift truck in a correct and professional manner. The course will be offered from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 20 (course ID: NTE S54 009), July 18 (course ID: NTE S54 001) and Aug. 15 (course ID: NTE S54 002).

The fee for this course is $195 and includes lunch.

The “Train the Trainer: Forklift” is Aug. 20, 21 and 22 (course ID: NTE S55 003). The 2½ day class will prepare a company’s trainer, safety department staff, human resource department or supervisors to present the one-day forklift training class. The fee for this course is $1,100, which includes materials to provide training at their workplace and lunch.  

Both courses take place at the UniCarriers Americas Corp. facility in Marengo.  

To register, contact McHenry County College Workforce, Community and Business Programs at the Shah Center at 815-455-8593 or shahcenter@mchenry.edu. 

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