Certified Logistics Technician training that can lead to a $15 starting salary now available through PCC

Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer the Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) training beginning with Orientation to CLT on June 19 – 28. This class will meet 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Mondays - Thursdays at PCC’s Workforce Training Center located at 303 S. Morgan Street in Roxboro. This training leads to a national credential through the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC).

Walmart Grocery Distribution Center and MSSC have collaborated to employ applicants who have secured a foundational-level MSSC Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) certification or mid-level technical MSSC Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) certification. Job seekers who meet these qualifications may apply at www.careers.walmart.com (Henderson Walmart Distribution Center). Piedmont Community College is a proud sponsor of this training. Visit the website to learn more about employment at the Walmart Distribution Center in Henderson, NC with a starting pay of $15.25 plus benefits for these type of positions.

The full Certified Logistics Technician training will be held July 10 – August 10. This class will meet from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. on Mondays - Thursdays with a lunch break from 12-12:30 p.m. at the Workforce Training Center. Attendance in the Orientation to CLT is required for anyone planning to enroll in the Certified Logistics Technician training and requesting financial assistance.

This certification provides students with the mid-level practical knowledge needed to understand the world of supply chain logistics and related core proficiencies, including product receiving, product storage, order processing, packaging and shipment, inventory control, safe handling of hazardous materials, evaluation of transportation modes, customs, and dispatch and tracking operations.

The CLT training provides two credentials: Certified Logistics Associate and a mid-level Certified Logistics Technician. These certificates meet the national skills demand which prepares individuals for frontline material handling work in factories, warehouses, distribution centers and transporters.

To enroll in the Certified Logistics Technician orientation and training or for more information on obtaining employment as a Certified Logistics Technician, contact PCC’s Workforce Development Team at (336) 322-2156. Financial assistance is available to qualified unemployed, underemployed, and economically distressed individuals.