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Certified Logistics Associate/Warehouse Distribution

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Program Description

This training prepares individuals to work in higher skilled, frontline material handling roles at a variety of supply chain facilities such as factories, warehouses, distribution centers, and transporters.  Completers will be applying for jobs such as laborers, freight stockers, material movers, receiving and traffic clerks, forklift operators, customer support representatives, logistics specialists, freight handlers, and billing clerks.

Program Outcomes

Successful Completion:

CCBC Credential:         

Students will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate.

External Credential:       

Certified Logistics Associate; OSHA 10-Hour General Industry

Certifying Organization: 

Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC);

Occupational Safety and Health Administration;

Career Opportunities: 

Logistics Coordinator; Logistics Manager; Logistics Supervisor

Program Length

49 hours

Number of weeks and start dates vary.

Program Requirements

High School Diploma or GED; minimum age of 18; basic computer keyboarding proficiency

Application Process

Provisional Entry – Prospective students must attend an orientation session and complete a basic computer assessment.  Passing the assessment waives the prerequisite course requirement.

Program Course Sequence

1. Keyboarding: PCP 660 (Prerequisite)

  • Textbook/Materials: Online

2. Certified Logistics Associate: VOA 515

  • Textbook/Materials:
    • Text and online material cost included

3. Forklift Operator Training: VOA 605

  • Textbook/Materials:
    • Textbook included in costs

4. OSHA 10-Hour General Industry:VOA 834

  • Textbook/Materials:
    • Course materials included


Program Costs

  • Tuition/Fees: $1446 (Tuition-$684/Fees-$762)
  • Textbook/Materials: N/A


Course Substitutions (if applicable):

PCP 681 Computer Skills for the Workplace, or any Microsoft Office course, may be substituted for PCP 660 Keyboarding.


Additional Expenses (if applicable): 

The cost for the student to take the Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) exam once is included as part of the Certified Logistics Associate course.  Repeat testing requires an additional fee of approximately $125.00.

Program Contact Information


Nancy Kukay  


Catonsville, BESS 100K

Administrative Assistant:         

Denise Bellamy


Catonsville, BESS 100

Financial Aid and Payment Options

Continuing Education Opportunity Grant

Kathy & Jerry Wood Foundation Vocational Scholarship

Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)

Tuition Waiver for Senior Citizens and Individuals with Disabilities

Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition

Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)

Local Office of Workforce Development

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