Warehouse Technician

​This is an eight-week program in partnership with the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) that prepares job seekers with disabilities for jobs in a modern warehouse.

The classroom portion of this program is offered at the DORS WTC location. The on-the-job training occurs at the CCBC campus and local businesses. The program 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
  • Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) standards

Program Requirements:

  • Basic computer literacy
  • A clean background check or an ability to get bonded
  • 3rd-grade math level and 4th-grade reading comprehension
  • 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
  • Ability to do simple multiplication and division

Warehouse Technician Training Handout

Warehouse Technician Handout PDF 

A young man driving a forklift.
Warehouse training teaches students about safety, receiving and shipping goods, and operating a forklift.

Three men and a woman in a Re-Store store. The woman is giving one of them instructions on moving some boxes.
Students participate in classroom and on-the-job training.

A occucational therapy instructor teaches a student how to safely lift a box.
Including safety training.

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