Warehouse Technician - Individuals with Disabilities, Continuing Education Workforce Certificate

This program teaches students how to perform warehouse work and the safety requirements for working in a warehouse. Topics include shipping, receiving, stock picking, inventory management, basic safety and OSHA regulations, and forklift operation. Students will learn the following skills: forklift operation, shipping and receiving, understanding OSHA regulations, safety practices, and soft skills for employment.

This career and academic track is designed for students with learning differences or disabilities that impact learning. This track provides instruction that is multisensory, multimodal, personalized, and incorporates elements of universal design for learning. Classes are taught with a 6 to 1 student-teacher ratio to better meet the needs of individual learners.

Program objectives

Upon successful completion of this Continuing Education Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

1. prepare for an entry-level position in an inventory-based/warehouse environment,

2. meet the certification standards in the operation of at least one type of forklift, and

3. demonstrate readiness to enter the workforce.

Program Credentials

CCBC Credential: Students will earn a CCBC Workforce Certificate and have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

External Credential: First Aid/CPR certification

Certifying Organization: American Red Cross; National Safety Council, www.nsc.orgwww.coachingsystems.com


Financial Aid and Payment Options

CCBC currently offers Continuing Education (CE) financial aid to those who qualify. We package public and private funding options to benefit students which include COVID-19 relief funding, the Maryland Sequence Scholarship, CCBC Opportunity Grant funding, Maryland Promise, and Baltimore County College Promise. Financial aid funding is available for select CE courses and programs. 

Additional opportunities for financial support include partial payment options through Nelnet Business Solutions and tuition waivers for those who qualify. Resources outside of CCBC may also be available through employer/sponsor paid tuition,  the Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS), and your local office of workforce development. 

For more information about funding resources and how to apply for them, please contact the CCBC Continuing Education Information Center at 443-840-4700.

Program Length

9 weeks

Courses are offered at CCBC Dundalk.

Program Requirements

5th Grade Reading Level - according to an assessment that will be administered during an intake interview; 5th Grade Math Level

Prior Learning Assessment

This program has no options for obtaining course waiver(s) for prior learning.

Application Process

Selective Entry – Please call 443-840-3262 to schedule an interview and assessment. To apply, go to www.ccbcmd.edu/apply and complete the CCBC Non-Credit Workforce Training Certificate application. An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.


Program Course Sequence

Course Number



Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)



MTP 131

Mathematics for the Warehouse





MTP 132

Reading and Writing for the Warehouse





PWE 391

Warehouse Technician Practicum





VOA 364

Methods and Safety in Warehousing





VOA 382

Forklift Operator Training





CHA 031

Vocational Readiness





 Course Series Totals:






Additional Information

Career Opportunities:

Forklift Operator; Warehouse Technician

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Program Contact Information

Administrative Assistant: Jennifer Cabana | jcabana@ccbcmd.edu | 443-840-3262 | Dundalk MASH 104