Paul D. Camp Community College graduates first class of Certified Production Technicians

First CPT Graduates webGraduates Daniel Simonsen, from left, Antonio Elliott and Maurice Britt with CPT Instructor Terry Hayes.
The Paul D. Camp Community College Division of Workforce Development recently graduated its first class of Certified Production Technicians.
The new non-credit program was developed by Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) and focuses on industry-related, core-competency standards.
“MSSC is a nationally portable, industry-recognized certification that focuses on high performance, technologically advanced production,” said Program Coordinator Angela Lawhorne.
Students earned certificates in Safety, Quality Practices and Measurement; Manufacturing Processes and Production; Maintenance Awareness; and Green Production. In addition, they completed a Career Readiness Certificate, as well as full national certification as a Certified Production Technician.
“They completed a 10-week training program consisting of five modules,” Lawhorne said. “The key work activities, training and assessments fall under these modules. They are Safety; Manufacturing Processes & Production; Green Production; Quality Practices & Management; and Maintenance Awareness.
For more information, contact the Workforce Development Center at 757-569-6050.