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MSSC CERTIFIED PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN

The purpose of Lackawanna College’s MSSC Certified Production Technician certificate program is to provide students with the education they need to master the core competencies of advanced manufacturing production, from entry-level to front-line supervisor through successful completion of certification assessments.

The MSSC Certified Production Technician (CPT) 4.0 certification program’s goal is to raise the level of performance of production technicians so that students can find higher-wage jobs, while also helping employers develop a skilled, knowledgeable workforce that will increase their company’s productivity and industry competitiveness.

WHY ENROLL IN OUR MSSC CERTIFIED PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN PROGRAM?

The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) is the manufacturing industry’s leading training, assessment, and certification system. MSSC Certified Production Technicians are qualified for more than 11.3 million jobs in front-line production, material handling, and distribution.

Lackawanna College’s Certified Production Technician program is ideal for students with limited or no prior knowledge of manufacturing who are nonetheless interested in pursuing a career in the manufacturing field. Manufacturing careers are in-demand and offer high wages, up to around $86,000 annually, but these positions also require high levels of skill.

Our Certified Production Technician course is designed to instill in students the knowledge, experience, and high level of skill necessary to enter the manufacturing field fully equipped for career success.

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WHAT’S INVOLVED IN OUR MSSC CERTIFIED PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN PROGRAM?

The MSSC Certified Production Technician course at Lackawanna College is affordable, convenient, and 100% online, meaning that students can learn at their own pace and from the comfort of their own homes. 

For a tuition cost of $3,000, students will receive a total of 100 hours of education and instruction spread across 12 weeks. Though students can make their own schedules, around 8-10 hours of participation each week is recommended. 

For best results, students’ home computers should meet the following system requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements

  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience

Hardware Requirements

  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (for Webinar / Live Online sessions)

Operating System Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The device size does not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online-based courses.

WHY CHOOSE LACKAWANNA COLLEGE?

Lackawanna College’s mission is to help its students achieve competency and excellency in their field of study and to finish their courses equipped with the skills they need to obtain success.

Our CPT 4.0 program consists of four individual certificate assessments:

  • Safety
  • Quality Practices & Measurement
  • Manufacturing Processes & Production
  • Maintenance Awareness

Completion of Lackawanna College’s MSSC Certified Production Technician certificate training course communicates to employers that a student has achieved a comprehensive understanding of all relevant aspects of manufacturing and production. A CPT 4.0 certification is more than just professional credential; it’s a demonstration of ability, productivity, commitment, and experience.

APPLY TO OUR MSSC CERTIFIED PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN PROGRAM

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in the high-skill, high-wage, and high-demand manufacturing industry, it’s important to begin building your knowledge and skill set now. Discover a new world of career opportunities through Lackawanna College’s MSSC Certified Production Technician Program.

Complete an inquiry form today to begin your journey!

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