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JWCC to Offer Forklift Training Class at the Workforce Development Center December 1

JWCC main campus building
November 16, 2021

JWCC to Offer Forklift Training Class at the Workforce Development Center December 1

John Wood Community College Workforce Development Center will offer a Forklift class on Wednesday, December 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The class is open to the public. No application is necessary.  Individuals are required to make a reservation to attend. The class will take place at JWCC’s Workforce Development Center, 4220 Kochs Lane, Quincy.

This course consists of classroom and hands-on training. The classroom portion covers general forklift safety, forklift statistics and incident review, and the most common forklift mistakes, while the hands-on training prepares the participant to safely and competently operate a forklift. The cost is $75 per person.

Participants will be required to wear face coverings and social distancing will be maintained. For more information on these classes or to register, call JWCC at 217.641.4971, or visit https://www.jwcc.edu/programs/workforce.


John Wood Community College is the educational link between business and community. JWCC collaboratively creates innovative and relevant academic and training programs with business leaders to educate young people and the workforce for today's needs and tomorrow's opportunities. JWCC has centers in Quincy, Pittsfield, Baylis and Mt. Sterling, Illinois. Programs include a comprehensive baccalaureate transfer curriculum, customized business training, career/technical degrees, certificates, and personal enrichment courses.