Goodwill offering forklift classes monthly

Three-hour sessions prepare students for warehousing, manufacturing positions

COOKEVILLE —The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 565 S. Jefferson Ave. in Cookeville is now offering a three-hour forklift training program on the third Monday of every month. 

The instructor-led program involves hands-on training using a forklift and OSHA-approved materials. Students who complete the program receive a certificate valid for three years and will learn a skill that is in demand by the warehousing and manufacturing industries.  

The inaugural class is scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. on Monday, March 18. Those interested in registering may call (931) 520-8789 or email A $100 registration fee is required.


When:            8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

                        Third Monday of every month

Where:          Goodwill Career Solutions

                        565 S. Jefferson Ave.

                        Cookeville, Tenn.

The Goodwill Career Solutions center in Cookeville also hosts job fairs on the second Tuesday of each month. More information on job fairs and job training can be obtained by calling (931) 520-8789 or visiting

About Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, Inc.

For more than 60 years, Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee has provided job training and job placement free of charge to people with disabilities or other barriers to employment through the sale of donated items.  Goodwill’s vision is that all people will have the opportunity to reach their fullest potential through the power of work. More information about Goodwill’s Career Solutions, retail stores and donation centers can be obtained online at or by calling 1-800-545-9231.

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