Fork Truck Operator Safety and Driving Training

Program Description

Fork Truck Operator Safety & Driving Training

Instructor: Harold Long

This training consists of classroom instruction that covers the content of the 29 CFR 1910.178 OSHA standard: the types and characteristics of forklifts, pre-operation inspections, driving safety, stability and load handling. Driving practice follows classroom instruction. Students receive a Certificate of Completion from the college. To receive the certificate, you must pass 80% on the written test and pass the performance driving test to operate the Fork Truck.

Class meets at the BHC Industrial Training Lab Extension Center (ITLEC), 3901 25th St., Moline, or the BHC Welding & Skilled Trades Center (WSTC-EC), 520 E. Third St., Kewanee.

Tuition: $130
Class dates: 

  • Thursday, Sept. 7 — 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 27 — 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 12 — 12 pm to 4 pm
  • Wednesday, Oct. 25 — 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 — 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 21 — 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Registration: Contact Julie Gelaude at 309-796-5715 or Please register a week in advance.

*Refund policy for Fork Truck Operator Safety and Driving Training:
A full refund will be granted when a student withdraws at least five business days prior to class start date by calling 309-796-5718.