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Workforce Training & Continuing Education

Warehouse Operations and Lift Truck Training

When you stop and think about it, every store, company, or organization that sells a product has inventory coming and going through their warehouse or distribution center.

This program is designed to help you learn basic warehousing skills and material handling equipment certifications that will increase your hiring value within the warehousing & distribution related industries.

 

Topics:

  • Introduction to Warehouse Operations
  • Supply Chain & Role of Warehousing
  • Order fulfillment & shipping concepts
  • Lift Truck Certification Training
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR STIT FUNDING (50% DISCOUNT FOR INDIVIDUALS) WHILE FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE
FOR INDIVIDUAL JOB SEEKERS

The Utah Legislature provides Short-Term Intensive Training (STIT) funds for Utah State residents who enroll in specific non-credit, short-term training courses. These funds cover 50% of the course cost and are available until depleted. At that point, the course cost will return to the regular cost. STIT funding is for individual job seekers. For employers interested in funding support, please see information about Custom Fit.

FOR EMPLOYERS

Using funds provided by the Utah State Legislature, Custom Fit provides short-term, non-credit training designed to grow, train, and retain an efficient and productive workforce. For-profit companies can use these funds to share the cost of incumbent worker training. Apply for Custom Fit funds to determine eligibility.

Courses

Course
Title
Prerequisite
Course WTST 0643
Title Introduction to Warehouse Operations
Prerequisite
Description

An overview of basic warehousing & materials handling procedures, including the role of warehousing in the supply chain; receiving, storing, fulfilling, shipping, and managing inventory processes; and safe handling of materials/equipment.

 

Course WTST 0644
Title Warehouse Operations - Forklift Theory and Safety
Prerequisite
Description

This course introduces students to the principles and theories of forklift and lift truck anatomy, inspection, maintenance, safe driving techniques, and OSHA requirements about certification and operation of powered industrial equipment in the warehouse.

 

Completion of all course material and a score of 70% or better on the exam are required to proceed to Forklift Driving Practice and Evaluation.

Course WTST 0645
Title Warehouse Operations - Forklift Evaluation
Prerequisite WTST 0644
Description

Students will complete an online introduction to the certification process and then coordinate with the Instructor for up to three days of driving practice times and then a final evaluation. All forklift driving will take place on Saturdays.