Certified Production Technician (CPT) Fast Track

Certified Production Technician (CPT) training provides the core knowledge and skills required for frontline manufacturing jobs. Curriculum is provided by the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC), a national training, assessment, and certification system. Content is based on industry-defined and federally-endorsed national standards, and prepares candidates for entry-level to supervisory production roles. The course educates candidates in four production modules: safety, quality practices and measurement, manufacturing processes and production, and maintenance awareness.

Topics covered include:


  • Identifying unsafe conditions and corrective action to take
  • Effective, safety-enhancing practices
  • Continuous improvement
  • Quality problems and communication
  • Equipment set-up
  • Coordinating work flow
  • Complying with customer requirements
  • Preventive maintenance and routine repair
  • Monitoring indicators
  • Recognizing maintenance issues with basic systems (e.g. electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, etc.)

The CPT consists of 70 online training hours.

Candidates earn the portable CPT certification after passing all four production module exams. The CPT is accredited under the only global certification body for manufacturers, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI-ISO 17024).

Prerequisites: none


Start Date: Payment Due Date:
October 16th September 29th
November 20th October 27th
December 18th November 24th

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