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Certified Production Technician

West Hills

Online Lecture Series

CCAC is pleased to present MEC100 – Safety and Quality and MEC102 – Mechatronics Industrial Processes courses online which leads to the Certified Production Technician (CPT) certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC).  

The purpose of the CPT certification is to recognize individuals who demonstrate mastery of the foundational, core competencies of advance manufacturing production at the entry-level to front-line supervisor through successful completion of the certification assessments. The goal of the CPT certification program is to raise the level of performance of production technicians to help employers ensure their workforce increases the company’s productivity and competitiveness.

The individual assessments that the student must pass in order to receive the certification:

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

This industry defined and nationally validated skill standards assessment is conveniently taken on-line. Accommodations can be made if there are special needs. The assessment consists of 80-101 multiple-choice questions. It is recommended that individuals be at least at a 10th grade math and reading level. 

This program is ideal for individuals with limited to no prior knowledge of manufacturing to begin a career in the high skill, high wage, in demand manufacturing industry.

Target audiences include but are not limited to:

  • High school students going into their junior year
  • Recent high school graduates
  • Girls/women and boys/men who are mechanically inclined or like robotics
  • Individuals seeking a change of career that guarantees employability
  • Mustering out of the military

The CPT program currently being offered by CCAC is a low cost from a financial investment standpoint that equates to a high personal return in with not only employability, but employability with a competitive wage.

CCAC has structured the program both as a credit course (MEC) and non-credit course (XGH-319). Upon successful completion of the non-credit course students can complete an Application for Credit Transfer to earn six (6) CCAC credits. 

More Information on the CPT Program

CCAC teacher with a student

If you would like to learn more able the CPT (non-credit) offering and register for it click on the following links below.

Mechatronics CPT Certification Non-Credit Flyer
Mechatronics Non-Credit Registration Form