Become a Certified Forklift Technician

At Gregory Poole Lift Systems, we understand the critical role forklifts play in material handling. That’s why we’re excited to introduce the Forklift Operations and Maintenance Program offered by Wake Tech Community College. Whether you’re starting your career or looking to enhance your skills, this program is your gateway to success.

Wake Tech’s Forklift Operator and Certified Forklift Maintenance Technician courses will prepare you for an in-demand career field. Become a Certified Forklift Technician and gain skills in gasoline and diesel engine repair, small-engine repair and heavy equipment repair, as well safety regulations and forklift design and controls.

What You’ll Learn

  1. Certified Forklift Operation: Gain hands-on experience operating industrial forklifts. Learn about controls, instrumentation, and safety awareness.
  2. Maintenance Skills: Dive into gasoline and diesel engine repair, small engine maintenance, and heavy equipment repair.
  3. Safety First: Understand pre-use inspections and forklift stability to ensure safety on the job.

Why Choose Wake Tech?

  • In-Demand Skills: Forklift operators are essential in warehouses, construction sites, and logistics centers. With this program, you’ll be ready for a rewarding career.
  • Financial Assistance: Wake Tech’s Propel program offers scholarships that cover registration, fees, books, supplies, and credentialing exams.
  • Flexible Learning: Choose from courses like SEF-3001X7 Forklift Operator Training or OSH-3012A7 Basic Forklift Operator Training to fit your schedule.

Join the Gregory Poole Family

Since 1951, Gregory Poole Equipment Company has stood for integrity and excellence. Our Lift Systems division, added in 1968, continues this legacy. We’re proud to partner with Wake Tech to prepare the next generation of skilled forklift operators.

Ready to elevate your career? Contact Gregory Poole Lift Systems today and take the first step toward becoming a certified forklift technician!


Gregory Poole: Your Source for All Your Equipment Needs.

For more information, visit Wake Tech’s Forklift Program If you’re in the area, stop by our location in Raleigh, NC, where we’re an official Yale and Hyster forklift dealer. Our highly trained staff is here to support your material handling needs

Explore Careers with Gregory Poole: We’re always looking for dedicated service technicians and motivated individuals to join our team across 13 locations in eastern North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Training and advancement opportunities await!