New River Community and Technical College Offers Forklift and Scissor Lift Training Event

[GHENT, WV] – New River Community and Technical College is excited to announce a comprehensive Forklift and Scissor Lift Training event. This event is designed to provide in-depth training on the safe operation of self-propelled elevating work platforms and counterbalanced forklifts.

Event Details:

• Date and Time: July 15-18, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch break)

• Location: Advanced Technology Center

527 Odd Rd

Ghent, WV 25843

• Cost: $444

• Registration Deadline: July 8th

This course addresses self-propelled elevating work platforms, commonly known as scissor lifts, as well as engine and electric-powered counterbalanced forklifts with a sit-down, center-controlled, non-elevating operator position and a vertical mast. Training will cover:

• Main parts and functions

• Safety systems

• Safe operating procedures

• Pre/post-use procedures

• Classroom and practical training

This training is open to anyone interested in gaining valuable skills for operating scissor lifts and forklifts safely and efficiently. Early registration is encouraged, as spots are limited. Register by July 8th to reserve your spot!

To Register or for More Information:

• Contact: Gloria Kincaid

• Email:

• Phone: 304-793-6101

• Register Online: New River CTC Workforce Education Form

For media inquiries, please contact:

Mykah F. Price

Director of Communications 

New River Community and Technical College 

Phone: 304-929-5450

New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeast and south-central West Virginia: Fayette, Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Summers and Webster. The College offers classes online, in Beaver at the Raleigh County Campus, in Ghent at the Advanced Technology Center, in Hinton at Summers County ARH Hospital, in Lewisburg at the Greenbrier Valley Campus, in Marlinton at One Room University, in Princeton at the Mercer County Campus and in Summersville at the Nicholas County Campus.