The Forklift Operation and Safety Certificate Program prepares students to become safe and effective forklift operators. Upon completion of the program, students will have working knowledge of the basic use of lift trucks, as well as the ability to safely inspect and operate lift trucks. The curriculum includes theory and practical training.
|Required Program Core|
|STTRDE 118||Forklift Operator||2|
This program can prepare students for the jobs listed below. Click on each one to learn more, including average earnings, annual job openings, and how much education people in that field have. For additional guidance and resources on career options, current City Colleges students and alumni can contact the Career Services Office.
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location.
Salary Based on Experience Level
Take a look at the average hourly/annual earnings for this career in Cook County
Emsi earnings figures are based on OES data from the BLS and include base rate, cost of living allowances, guaranteed pay, hazardous-duty pay, incentive pay (including commissions and bonuses), on-call pay, and tips.
Annual Job Openings
1164 annual openings in Cook County
National Education Attainment
Here, you can see the level of education that people in this career complete.
|Degree Program||% of Jobs|
|A high school diploma or less||92.96%|
|An Associate degree||0.00%|
|A Bachelor's degree||0.00%|
|A Master's or Professional degree||0.00%|
|A Doctoral degree or more||0.00%|
0.00% continue their education beyond an associate degree