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Students will participate in this 15-hour forklift, clamp truck, and reach truck operator course with 5 hours of classroom instruction and 10 hours of hands-on training using a forklift, clamp truck, and reach truck.  Students will also receive instruction on OSHA safety requirements.

Dates:
June 14 - 16, 2022
July 12 - July 14, 2022
September 20 - 22, 2022
November 15 - 17, 2022
April 12 - 14, 2023
June 13 - 15, 2023
August 15 - 17, 2023
Days/Times: Tuesday - Thursday 5:00PM – 10:00PM
Instructor: W. White
Location: Camp Warehouse & Distribution Facility
Tuition: $350

Classes Location Address:
Camp Regional Warehouse and Distribution Training Facility
1000 Armory Drive
Franklin, VA 23851
(Beside the Tidewater News building near the Armory Football field)

Visit Financial Assistance to learn about available grants and scholarships for eligible students.

Visit Workforce Registration to apply for grants, register, and pay for your class.

Registration Deadline for Non-credit Classes: All registration documents must be submitted by 4:00PM one (1) week prior to class start date.  Payments must be submitted by 4:00PM three (3) business days prior to class start date.

For more information, please contact Workforce Development at workforce@pdc.edu or call 757.569.6050.


Job Outlook –

As of the fourth quarter of 2021, total employment in the Hampton Roads Workforce Region for Industrial Truck & Tractor Operators was 2,032.

There is projected annual demand for 233 new entrants into this occupation.

Total employment for Construction Equipment Operators was 1,566.

There is projected annual demand for 167 new entrants into this occupation.

(Source: Jobs EQ Occupation Report, April 2022)

Earnings in the Hampton Roads Workforce Region –

2021 wages for Industrial Truck & Tractor Operator careers:
Entry Level $28,300 – Mean $41,000 – Experienced $47,300

2021 wages for Construction Equipment Operator careers:
Entry Level $32,500 – Mean $42,800 – Experienced $47,900