Goodwill's Forklift Training Launched Career For Struggling Veteran
Goodwill's Forklift Training Launched Career For Struggling Veteran

Forklift Safety Awareness Training

Goodwill offers a half-day Introduction to Forklift Safety and Operation Training class for participants interested in forklift operator positions in the warehousing and manufacturing industries. The class, which is taught through classroom instruction and guided, hands-on training, focuses on both forklift operation and safety.

What You’ll Receive

  • Record of Completion
    (Not an OSHA Certification)
  • Introduction to Forklift Safety & Operation
  • Job Placement Assistance

Requirements

  • Must bring a photo ID and wear closed-toe shoes
  • Must be at least 18 years old and a registered Goodwill client
  • Must agree to background check
  • $100 registration fee waived for registered Goodwill clients with a service plan
  • Participants must register as a Goodwill Client and be on a free service plan with a Career Coach

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Goodwill’s Forklift Training Launched Career For Struggling Veteran

Sylvester Groves drove tanks as a sergeant in the U.S. Army, but he faced his toughest battle as a civilian during the Great Recession.

After a decade in the military, the Nashville-area native worked private-sector jobs, including one as the manager of a cleaning company. But between 2007-2010, both the U.S. economy and Sylvester suffered major setbacks.