MJC offering forklift, logistics classes
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In response to the growing demand of skilled industry workers within Stanislaus County, Modesto Junior College’s Workforce Development and Community Education are offering training for entry-level positions in warehousing. Students can prepare for Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Certification Level I or Level 2. Successful students can also earn the nationally recognized MSSC Certificate for Certified Logistics Associate or Certified Logistics Technician Certificate.

Course competencies include warehousing operations, information technology, inventory control systems, powered industrial equipment, order processing, evaluation of transportation modes, measurements and metric conversions, and safety.

- The CLA and CLT training will be held Wednesdays, Feb. 26 and March 5, 12, and 19 from 7 to 10 p.m. in Sierra Hall, Room 114, on West Campus, Modesto. Online work outside of class is required for the CLA/CLT course. CLA certification is required before CLT enrollment.

- A Scan Guns and Inventory Control Systems training course is being offered with a choice of two dates: Saturday, March 1, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, or Saturday, March 22 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. These classes are also held in Sierra Hall, Room 114, on West Campus, Modesto and the cost is $150. Students will learn inventory control in a simulated warehouse environment, including scan gun operations, inventory turnover, physical inventory compared to cycle counting, negative inventory, auto ordering, movement of product on the floor and relationships to product shipped.

- The Lift Truck & Safety Training provides practical hands-on experience with sit-down, narrow-isle forklifts and other material handling equipment. The class will include classroom instruction and examination of OSHA 1910.178 regulations for powered industrial trucks. Successful students will receive a Powered Industrial Equipment Training Completion Card. The Lift Truck and Safety course will be offered on two dates: Saturday, March 8, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or on Saturday, March 15, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Both classes will be taught in Sierra Hall, Room 206, on West Campus, Modesto and the cost is $230.

To register for any of these trainings visit www.mjc4life.org. For more information contact Norma Gallardo, program specialist with MJC Workforce Development, at 575-6595.

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