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[Wednesday, May 8, 2019]

Get on board with our Forklift Classes


McHenry County College (MCC) Workforce Community and Business Programs partners with forklift manufacturer, UniCarriers Americas Corp. in Marengo, to offer hands-on Forklift Operator Training from 8 a.m. to  4:30 p.m. Friday, May 17, (course code: NTE S54 007) and again on Friday, June 14, (course code: NTE S54 008). Cost is $195 and includes lunch.

Both of MCC’s Forklift Operator and “Train the Trainer” programs provide a quality and affordable solution for companies and business to comply with the OSHA standards. Participants will learn the skills required to operate a lift truck in a correct and professional manner. Trucks covered are Industrial Truck Association (ITA) Class 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.

Does your facility require a forklift trainer on staff? Train the Trainer: Forklift is scheduled for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, May 22, 23 and 24 (course code: NTE S55 002).  This comprehensive 2 ½ day “Train-the-Trainer” class will prepare your company’s trainer, safety department staff, human resource department, or supervisors to present the one-day Powered Industrial Truck (Forklift) training class. The fee for this course is $1,100, which includes materials to provide training at their workplace and lunch. 

Classes are held at the UniCarriers Americas Corp. facility in Marengo. UniCarriers Americas presents participants with a certificate of completion at the end of the class.  

To register, call (815) 455-8588 or register online at and select “Register for Workforce and Community Development Classes.” For more information, contact the Shah Center at (815) 455-8593 or send an email inquiry to  To view the current schedule of courses, go to: