Logistics

Local and regional logistics companies are in great need of qualified applicants. Earn the skills to stand out with CCWA’s certification program.

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Join One of Richmond’s Fastest Growing Industries

As production shifts in our country, those skilled in logistics are ever more in demand to manage and transport products, people and materials internally within a company, as well as externally to different locations. Especially in central Virginia, earning a certification in logistics can give you a leg up in the job market.

Our logistics program at CCWA includes both the prerequisite frontline and the middle management certifications, helping you become a qualified candidate who stands out. Our program participants receive hands-on, convenient and affordable training that prepares them for roles including warehouse associates, material handlers, control specialists, forklift operators and much more.

Our logistics training has proven to be first rate, as seen in the partnership we created to develop and run a high school after-school bootcamp with Prince George High School and Standard Motor Products. The bootcamp earned PGHS a 2020 VSBA Excellence in Workforce Readiness Award.

Certifications

Earn multiple certifications together

Growing Field

Join a growing field

Hiring Businesses

Connections to dozens of hiring businesses

key take aways

Takeaway Skills

  • Product Management and Storage
  • Global Supply Chain
  • Order Processing
  • Packaging and Shipping
  • Safe Handling
  • Quality Control
  • Teamwork and Communication Skills
  • Inventory Control
  • Dispatch and Tracking
Courses

Current Courses

See some of our current logistics courses below. To receive financial aid, please get in touch with us directly to register for your course or program through CCWA.

Certified Logistics Associate (CLA)

07/12/2022 - 07/27/2022

The CLA, Certified Logistics Associate training prepares an individual for entry level logistics based positions. Upon completion of the CLA training, individuals will sit for the CLA exam. The CLA program covers a wide range of skills necessary for success in the logistics industry. Through this program, individuals will cover safety, quality control, supply chain management, receiving, storage, communication and many other valuable skills.

Certified Logistics Technician (CLT)

08/02/2022 - 08/24/2022

The Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) is a pre-requisite to this course and must be completed prior. The Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) certification program was developed to meet the growing employment demands of the logistics industry. The CLT program covers a wide range of skills necessary for success in the logistics industry. Through this program, individuals will cover safety, quality control, supply chain management, receiving, storage, communication and many other valuable skills. The training begins with basic logistics knowledge and skills, followed by the mid-level certification test, or the CLT. The CLT, Certified Logistics Technician training prepares an individual for mid-level logistics based positions. The Certified Logistics programs includes an entry level and a mid-level program, CLA and CLT. Successful completion of the CLA exam is required to move on the CLT program. There are separate registrations for each program.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there financial support for this program?
Yes! We have several funding sources between scholarships and grants. Factors like unemployment, active military or veteran status, household income and more can help you get financial support. Our team can help you determine which program(s) you are eligible for, so please reach out.
Will the logistics certification get me a job?
This certification makes job seekers more competitive and qualified for careers within the logistics industry. Our programs are also beneficial to those who want to develop their skills and knowledge to further advance in their current careers in manufacturing or logistics. Our partner companies are highly interested in interviewing our graduates.
Will the CLT get me a job?
The CLT makes job seekers more competitive and qualified for careers within the logistics industry. Our programs are also beneficial to those who want to develop their skills and knowledge base to further advance in their current careers in logistics or manufacturing. The CLT validates your knowledge and skills of the logistics industry and its positions. Our partner companies are highly interested in interviewing our CLT graduates.
What are the exam pass scores?
Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) Certification is awarded to individuals upon a successful pass rate of 75% on the CLA certificate exam. Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) Certification is awarded to individuals upon a successful pass rate of 77% on the CLA certificate exam.
What do I need to purchase for the course?
Books, fees and curriculum are included in the course tuition. Students will need to bring supplies to take notes during class. Students enrolled in online classes will need a computer with a camera and microphone. Transportation will be needed to attend in-person classes that are on campus—both locations are along GRTC lines for convenient bus transportation.

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Ewa Reedy
Coordinator, Manufacturing & Logistics Programs

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