Shift Gears with a Job in Materials Handling

Class runs 12:30-2:30

Want to be responsible for moving inventory in a warehouse or managing stock? Then Materials Handling might be for you!

We will teach you to operate a factory forklift, move and store palletized inventory, and practice inventory management and control systems. Materials handling jobs are in high demand and forklift experience can add a dollar or more to your hourly wage.

This 2 day intensive session is only offered a few times a year. At the end, you’ll have referenceable work experience and your forklift card to help you get a better job!

Benefits and Requirements

  • Earn more with forklift training
  • No experience needed
  • Enroll at any time
  • Intensive training gets you to work right away
  • Applicants must be RI residents 18+
  • You must have a valid RI driver’s license issued 6+ months before your start
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Be unemployed or underemployed
  • Ready to work full-time at program completion

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