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Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC)

Wallace Community College will begin offering MSSC Certification Training. Participants will gain valuable training leading to certification as a Certified Logistics Associate (CLA), Certified Logistics Technician (CLT-which specifically targets warehousing and logistics), or a Certified Production Technician (CPT) which targets all sectors of manufacturing.


The courses cover core competency areas for higher skilled, frontline material handling workers across all supply chain facilities: factories, warehouses, distribution centers and transporters. Individuals are assessed for three credentials: The foundational-level CLA is a prerequisite for the CLT.  The CPT targets all sectors of manufacturing and can be customized to meet all business and industry needs.  Training can be obtained for as little as $225.00. 
Call (334) 556-2203 for additional information.


Certified Logistics Associate (4 weeks) 
Registration Deadline January 4, 2018
2018 CLA courses are scheduled: January 8 - January 29
Week 1 and 2 - Mon, Tue and Wed 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 
Week 3 and 4 – Mon , Wed 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The remaining training will be self-paced online with the requirement that the CLA certification must be completed at the end of week 4.


 The critical work functions and their related key activities for the CLA are
• Soft skills related to warehousing and logistics
Global supply chain logistics life cycle
Logistics environment
Material 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 (2 weeks)

The critical work functions and their related key activities for the CLT are:

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



Certified Production Technician (can be customized to meet all business and industry needs)


Call (334) 556-2203 for more information.