The Best and Most Comprehensive Forklift Training Program in the Industry

Mon - Fri: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Sat - Sun: Closed

3004 Charleston Hwy.

West Columbia, SC 29172

Phone: (803) 739-2410

Fax: (803) 739-2412

Our classes take students through every aspect of safe, careful, properly performed forklift operation.

Operator Training with CIT: 

  1. Emphasis will be placed on equipment ideal to your workplace.
  2. Students will take a hand-written (OSHA certified) test.
  3. Participants will be given a (hands-on) performance evaluation on equipment.

  4. Flexible Scheduling.

  5. Offer basic, accelerated, refresher, and train the trainer courses.

  6. Student will cover OSHA Standard 1910.178 Regulations in-depth

  7. Students will recieve a (wallet-sized) Forklift Operator Card and a Certificate of Completion.

  8. Train the Trainer participants will receive a training kit which includes: course materials, DVD and a copy of the written test.

CIT Forklift Training Class

Whether you are an experienced forklift operator looking to improve your forklift training, a forklift operator who wants to teach others by obtaining your own forklift training skills, or a brand-new, inexperienced operator starting your forklift certification from the beginning, Carolina Industrial Trucks can help.

Our classes take students through every aspect of safe, careful, properly performed forklift operation. If you are sending employees for training, you will find that they are a huge boost to your business when they return. If you are looking for forklift operator training to add to your own resume, you have come to the right place.

OSHA Dept of Labor:

If you are an employer or manager with employees who operate material handling equipment, you must under the law provide adequate training and a safe environment for your forklift drivers.

The employer shall ensure that each powered industrial truck operator is competent to operate a powered industrial truck safely, as demonstrated by the successful completion of the training and evaluation specified.

- OSHA 29 CFR 1910.178(I)(1)(I)


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Forklift Training in Columbia

For certification and a training programs on forklifts in Columbia, Carolina Industrial Trucks can help. Carolina Industrial Trucks is among the leaders in the industry and we know we have a reputation to uphold, as well as a commitment to our clients to continue to provide the same excellent service they are used to receiving from us. Our goal is to provide the best operator training in Columbia, knowing that our clients will benefit from safety training.

If you are a brand-new operator just starting out or an experienced operator looking to upgrade or reinstate previous training, we can provide you with everything you need. Carolina Industrial Trucks’ forklift trainers are committed to ensuring our operator training in Columbia is safety centered, with the utmost attention paid to detail. We leave nothing out, providing all of our trainees with every skill they need to safely and effectively operate forklifts.

When you choose our training program you will be educated in all aspects of forklift operation, from common causes of accidents and incidents and how to avoid them, hazards of operating a forklift, safety procedures operators should always follow, proper forklift inspection procedures, safe driving techniques, and more. Carolina Industrial Trucks spends some of our training time teaching students about important government regulations and how to remain in compliance with all overseeing authorities.

We use both hands-on instruction and classroom theory to teach these important subjects, so our students can fully comprehend and absorb all of the information shared in the course. Our forklift training in Columbia fills trainees with confidence and skills. These skills are focused around the latest in forklift technology and industrial information, so trainees come out of our program with the most current, up to date skills possible.

When their forklift certification in Columbia, is complete, our attendees take the National Safety Council Forklift Operator Test and are issued a certificate of completion when they pass. Trainees also receive safety information including a personal copy of the North Carolina O.S.H.A. Industry Guide #12 (Forklift Operator Training). We send our trainees back to their employers, or to their job hunt, with all of the documentation required to prove their newfound or upgraded forklift operation skills and safety training.

We set high standards for our training programs, knowing that it reflects on both us and our clients. We strive for complete and comprehensive education, leaving no aspect of safe operation aside. You can rely on Carolina Industrial Trucks to meet and exceed your expectations for reliability and experience.

We are pleased to work with our clients to meet any of their needs. Our forklift training in Columbia can be modified to suit any number of situations. We have provided training to inexperienced operators, taking them through the whole program from the start, as well as helping update experienced operators, and providing training to people who want to train others. We are happy to speak with you about any type of training you require.

If you are looking for a top notch training program in Columbia, look no further. Carolina Industrial Trucks is the best in the industry, and we are looking forward to working with you. If you have used our other services you know how much we care about all of our clients and their success, and our forklift training is just the same. Talk to us today about how our forklift certifications in Columbia can help you, and your company. We want to see you succeed, and we will do all we can to assist with our comprehensive, high value training programs for forklift operators.