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MHMS MM1: Introduction to Material Handling


Material Handling Management Certification 1 is now available!

Whether you’re looking for career advancement or a way to increase the bottom line, these correspondence courses can help you reach your goal. We are now offering the first of four courses leading to professional certification (P.MM). Upon successful completion of each course, a Certificate of Merit is issued by the MHMS of Ontario.

Our online MM1 program covers the following topics:

  • Module 1- Introduction to Material Handling
  • Module 2- Dock Planning and Equipment
  • Module 3- Storage Equipment
  • Module 4- Package and Unit Conveyors
  • Module 5- Classes of Cranes
  • Module 6- Forklift Theory
  • Module 7- Maintenance Management
  • Module 8- Overhead Crane Theory
  • Module 9- Industrial Packaging
  • Module 10- Unitization

Thousands of MHMS graduates have advanced their careers in:

  • Logistics Management
  • Traffic and Materials Management
  • Warehouse and Distribution Centre Operators
  • Sales Representatives
  • Business Consultants

Start today by enrolling in MM1 and let us provide you with all the knowledge needed to efficiently run the day-to-day operations of a warehouse in today’s rapidly advancing material handling industry.

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