Free Training: Certified Logistics Technician Credential

goodwin-college-logGreat news! We have an opportunity to support another group of job seekers and current workers, seeking to upgrade their skills, in the Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) program at Goodwin College this fall.

We are reaching out to determine employer and potential participants’ interest in this program and credential. The CBIA Education Foundation, anticipates being able to offer this at no cost for eligible job seekers and at a subsidized cost of only $275 for employers who wish to refer entry-level incumbent workers.

cbia-education-foundation-logoImmediate Action Required: Contact Program Manager Debra Presbie at (860) 244-1932 and let her know if you have job-seekers or incumbent workers to refer to this training initiative. A decision to offer this program will be made by Aug. 7 in order to allow sufficient time for program recruitment.

The course would begin on Sept. 14 and will be offered in a hybrid format (combining classroom and online instruction) on alternate Monday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8:50 pm. After completion, students will earn two nationally recognized credentials from the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC.) Earning the CLT credential allows the award of three college credits to be applied toward an associate degree in Supply Chain and Logistics. Additional information specific to the program is listed below.

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Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) Credential

workforce-solutions-logoThe CBIA Education Foundation received a grant from the Workforce Solutions Collaborative of Metro Hartford to support entry-level education/training and career development in the growing Transportation, Distribution and Logistics industry. Fifteen unemployed or underemployed residents of the greater Hartford area will be selected for the summer 2015 course at Goodwin College. Come learn about the CLT credential, program eligibility requirements, and application process.

BMM125-—The Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) Credential

3 CREDITS | Starts Monday, Sept. 14

Goodwin College’s three-credit Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) program covers nationally validated skills required for supply chain and logistics. The program is focused on training front line employees who work in factories, warehouses, transporters, and distribution centers. Students will be credentialed by the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) as a Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) and as a Certified Logistics Technician.

Certified Logistics Associate (CLA)

  • Global supply chain logistics life cycle
  • Logistics environment
  • Materials handling equipment
  • Safety principles
  • Safe material handling and equipment operation
  • Quality control principles
  • Workplace communications
  • Teamwork and workplace behavior to solve problems
  • Using computers

Certified Logistics Technician (CLT)

  • Product receiving
  • Product storage
  • Order processing
  • Packaging and shipment
  • Inventory control
  • Safe handling of hazmat materials
  • Evaluation of transportation modes
  • Dispatch and tracking
  • Measurements and metric conversions

Students who successfully complete the modules will earn their CLT credentials from MSSC. Earning the CLT credential allows the award of three college credits to be applied to an associate degree in Supply Chain and Logistics.