Material Handler Course

The mission of the program is to stimulate learning, growth and transformation.  Our goal is to instruct students who are committed to a career in light manufacturing, retail and warehouse operations and to help them achieve their potential through small class sizes and individualized instruction from professional staff. Students will acquire the foundational knowledge and skills in a commercial warehouse or in a related retail or other field.

The Material Handler Program Advantage

  • Our combination of classes and hands-on lab instruction create a comprehensive curriculum that allows students to receive an intensive education in a short period of time.
  • Arc Tech provides an efficient and enjoyable atmosphere in which to learn.
  • We employ talented staff who provide individual attention and instruction in a small group setting.
  • Real life opportunities are offered that allow students to reinforce the skills being taught in the classroom, while gaining experience in other related areas.
  • Our proximity in Ft.  Lauderdale affords students the opportunity to meet and work with a wide variety of local businesses.
  • Our main facility includes student resource areas, Internet access and quiet place study spaces as well as personal advising, to every student at their request.
  • Lifelong career placement support to provide career guidance for all graduates.

Material Handler Program Goals: 

The Material Handler program offers technical and professional skills training that provide students the hands-on experience as well as the conceptual, life, and employability skills training they will need in a competitive light manufacturing/retail/recycling industry. Our combination of lectures, hands-on lab instruction, and creates a comprehensive curriculum that allows students to receive intensive education in a short period of time. The Arc Tech warehouse offers a classroom laboratory, creating an efficient and enjoyable atmosphere in which to work and learn. We employ a talented instructor and Arc Tech team that provide individual attention and instruction in a small group setting. Real life opportunities are offered that allow students to reinforce the skills being taught in the classroom, while gaining experience in other areas ranging from recycling to e-commerce to testing/refurbishing electronics. The program provides students the opportunity to:

  • Learn and practice the professional skills used in light industrial/warehouse/distribution/ retail settings including processing, sorting, demanufacturing, etc.
  • Learn and practice technical skills use in light industrial/warehouse/distribution/retail settings including use of technology to inventory and test product.
  • Gain experience in the proper use and maintenance of hand tools and warehouse equipment such as inventory systems, pallet jacks, etc.
  • Become familiar with the layout and workflow of a warehouse/distribution center/retail space.
  • Build skills as a member of a team.
  • Learn to communicate accurately and effectively.
  • Work professionally with customers.
  • Exercise safe working practices.
  • Develop a personal sense of professionalism necessary for working successfully.
  • Build upon academic and practice skills.

Material Handler Program Objectives: 

By the end of the Material Handler program, students must be able to demonstrate the following performance objectives:

  1. Demonstrate efficiency in applying professional skills used in light industrial/warehouse/ distribution/ retail settings including processing, sorting, demanufacturing, etc.
  2. Demonstrate technical skills use in light industrial/warehouse/distribution/retail settings including use of technology to inventory and test product.
  3. Demonstrate the proper use and maintenance of hand tools and warehouse equipment such as inventory systems, pallet jacks, etc.
  4. Navigate the layout and workflow of a warehouse/distribution center/retail space.
  5. Work as a member of a team and communicate accurately and effectively.
  6. Demonstrate professional customer service.
  7. Demonstrate safe working practices.

We highly recommend a personal visit to our campus.  We invite you to schedule an in-class observation and a tour of the school, as there is no substitute for meeting our Instructor, to experience their instructional style up close and personal and speaking openly with students.  Please contact the Arc Works Post-Secondary Specialist at (954) 746-9400 for more information about our program.

 

 

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