Warehouse Technician

Warehouse Technician

​This is a seven-week program in partnership with the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) that prepares individuals with disabilities for jobs in a modern warehouse. The program includes classroom and on-the-job training and is taught by a CCBC instructor.

Training Includes:

  • Material storage
  • Equipment handling
  • Receiving incoming stock
  • Preparing goods for shipment
  • Forklift safety certification
  • Warehouse safety guidelines

Program Requirements:

  • Basic computer literacy
  • A clean background check or an ability to get bonded
  • Basic math and reading skills
  • Ability to follow step-by-step directions
  • Basic problem-solving and observation skills
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to tolerate varied workplace temperatures
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Access to private transportation is strongly recommended as most warehouses are not on public transportation

Employment Outlook:

Employment opportunities for warehouse technicians are expected to grow by 7% during the next 10 years.  Average hourly wage in Maryland is $12.00.

A man giving another man directions on how to drive a forklift. 
Warehouse training teaches students about safety, receiving and shipping goods, and operating a forklift. Three men and a woman in a ReStore store. The woman is giving one of them instructions on moving some boxes.
Students participate in classroom and on-the-job training. IMG_3418_web.jpg