Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer the Logistics and Forklift training on October 14 – December 19. This class will meet 10:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. on Mondays – Thursdays at PCC’s Business Development and Entrepreneurship Center, located at 105 North Main Street in Roxboro.
This vital 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.
This certification pledges 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
• Dispatch and tracking operations
The CLT training provides four credentials:
• Certified Logistics Associate
• Mid-level Certified Logistics Technician
These certificates meet the national skills demand which prepares you for frontline material handling work in factories, warehouses, distribution centers and transporters.
To enroll in the Certified Logistics Technician training or for more information on obtaining employment as a Certified Logistics Technician, contact PCC’s Workforce Development Team at (336) 322-2480. If you are interested in obtaining financial assistance, please call early to get started in the enrollment process.
Photo: Student Vickie Barnes practices the forklift obstacle course during PCC training.