Many jobs in the trucking industry require employees to know how to safely load and unload containers. At Mike’s Driving School, Inc., students can become certified forklift drivers while pursuing their Class A or B Commercial Driver License in a CDL course. Located in Clayton, New Jersey, Mike’s Driving School offers CDL school courses and standalone forklift operator training classes.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets the rules and requirements for forklift operators. Also known as powered industrial trucks, forklifts are used in many different industries to move heave materials often stacked on wooden pallets. To drive a forklift in the workplace, an individual must hold an OSHA-approved certification proving they have been trained in proper forklift operation. This training includes topics such as:
To meet OSHA regulations, a student’s certification card will include:
At Mike’s Driving School, we offer multiple training programs for students wishing to pursue a Class A or B CDL. Students can choose a course that includes a forklift training component to enhance their skill set or enroll in a standalone forklift certification course.
Learn to operate a forklift in this eight-hour training program. The Forklift OSHA Certification includes the following components:
After successfully completing the OSHA test for Powered Industrial Trucks, students will receive an OSHA-approved wallet card and certificate. Course completion requires a 100% attendance rate. The Forklift OSHA Certification course runs from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; course dates vary.
This 200-hour course prepares students to pursue a Class A CDL and provides a supplemental forklift operator certification. The Advanced Class A with Forklift course includes classroom instruction, skill development in our tractor-trailer training yard, and practice out in the field. Students will learn the skills they need for the CDL Class A written test and skills test, such as:
Students will also learn proper forklift operation and will earn their forklift OSHA card after completing the course. This course runs Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday times are also available for students who cannot attend classes on weekdays.
In this course, students learn the required skills to earn a Class B CDL as well as forklift certification. With a combination of in-class instruction and practice in the straight truck training yard and on real roads, students will learn:
This course includes 128 hours of training also runs Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Upon completion of the course, students will obtain an OSHA-approved pocket card for forklift operation.
The instructors at Mike’s Driving School are experienced professionals who take the time to help each student master CDL driving skills. Prospective students can learn more about our courses by reading former student reviews.
For professional forklift training from experienced instructors, choose Mike’s Driving School, Inc. Students in our courses benefit from job placement assistance and financial aid is available to those who qualify. Mike’s Driving School’s forklift CDL training is offered in Clayton, NJ. To learn more about course options and start dates, contact us today.