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PCC to offer Certified Logistics Technician Training beginning March 3

Published Monday, February 23, 2015
by Elizabeth Townsend

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Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer a two new section of Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) training beginning in early March. The first section will begin March 3 - 26 and will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at PCC’s Workforce Training Center, 303 S. Morgan St., Roxboro. Participants will receive training in basic computer skills and will have an opportunity to earn their NC Career Readiness Certificate (CRC).

Completion of the first CLT section is required for persons who want to enroll in the second CLT section, which will be held April 6 - 29. The class will meet from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays with a lunch break from 12-12:30 p.m. Attendance in the first section is required for anyone who plans to enroll in the CLT training and who is eligible for financial assistance.

This course will teach industry specific skills necessary to become a CLT. These technicians are responsible for the complete lifecycle of a product, including gaining, delivery, internal distribution, and final disposal of resources. Students will apply critical thinking to solve warehouse and distribution situations and determine proper material handling techniques. 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 training, contact PCC’s Workforce Development Department at (336) 322-2133 for information. Financial assistance is available to qualified unemployed, underemployed, and economically distressed individuals.