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Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) and Certified Logistics Technician (CLT)


The Certified Logistics Associate/Certified Logistics Technician certifications are industry-recognized, nationally portable credentialing system for front-line workers in supply chain logistics. Individuals will be assessed for two credentials: the foundational-level Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) certificate and mid-level Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) Certification. CLA is a prerequisite for CLT.

  • Topics covered in CLA:

    • Safety Principles
    • Quality Control Principles
    • Work Communication Practices
    • Teamwork and Workplace Behavior to Solve Problems
    • Relevant Computer Systems
    • Global Supply Chain Logistics Life Cycle
    • Logistics Environment
  • Topics covered in CLT:

    • Product Receiving and Stocking
    • Product Order Processing
    • Product Shipment
    • Safe Operation and Use of Equipment
    • Inventory Control
    • Safe Handling of Hazardous Materials
    • Customs Process
    • Evaluation of Transportation Modes
    • Dispatch Operations
    • Routing and Tracking Operations
    • Customer Relations

The certification is awarded to those that successfully pass each component examinations.

Click to download a copy of the Key Work Activities which are the basis for MSSC national standards.


Certified Production Technician


The Certified Production Technician certification is nationally recognized and supported by the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC). The training will enable workers to build the core knowledge and skills required in modern advanced manufacturing.

  • MSSC training is offered in four key skill areas that are applicable to all manufacturing sectors:

    • Safety
    • Quality and Continuous Improvement
    • Manufacturing Processes and Production
    • Maintenance Awareness
  • The certification is awarded to those that successfully pass each of the four component examinations.

    Click to download a copy of the Key Work Activities which are the basis for MSSC national standards.


Computer Courses For Businesses

  • Rockingham Community College offers courses to train your employees on a variety of computer software applications. These courses are taught on campus and at several off-campus sites. Courses for business and industry can also be tailored to fit your specific company needs and, if possible, conducted on-site at your location. Students may also take these and many more courses online by going to Ed2Go Courses.

    For more information about computer courses for business and industry at RCC e-mail

  • Available computer courses include:

    • MS Windows
    • Basic Computer Skills
    • MS Office for the Workplace
    • MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
    • Quick Books
    • Workplace Computer Security (Online only)
    • Digital Cameras & Photo Editing
    • MS FrontPage (Online only)

Small Business Center

  • The Rockingham Community College Small Business Center (SBC) is located in the Bishopric Lifelong Learning Center room 105E. The SBC provides a range of services to small business owners, prospective owners and anyone who is determined to be a more successful and fulfilled person. The SBC at RCC is part of the North Carolina Small Business Center Network.

  • Small businesses are vital to Rockingham County and North Carolina. More than 97% of all North Carolina businesses employ less than 100 people and over 80% of all North Carolina businesses employ 20 workers or less. In the coming years, small businesses are expected to generate an additional 900,000 jobs in North Carolina. The SBC helps to foster that growth by offering assistance to small businesses and prospective small business owners through useful information, education and training, counseling and referral.

  • The SBC provides the following services:

    • Seminars and short courses for business owners and employees

    • Direct one-to-one assistance for small business owners and prospective owners

    • Networking opportunities

    • A resource and information bank

    • Partnerships with state agencies and other groups

    • Training and upgrading for the employees of small businesses

  • A complete list of upcoming FREE Small Business Workshops is now available:

    Free Workshops

    Small Business Network Center

  • The Small Business Center at RCC is here to help you! For more information on our services and seminars call 336-342-4261.

  • To meet the new technology requirements and competitive challenges of a worldwide economy, our workforce must have the skills necessary to progress on the job. Rockingham Community College's Workplace Basic Skills program provides job specific basic skills training to employees of local businesses and industries. These basic skills include reading, computation, comprehension, critical thinking, writing and problem solving. By improving basic skills related to the job, employees become more self-sufficient, have the ability to make better job decisions, and are capable of accepting new responsibilities and new skill training.

  • RCC’s Workplace Basic Skills program can identify basic skill training needs specific to the job, set up appropriate basic skill training programs, and provide accurate assessment and evaluation of employee skills.

    For more information contact our Continuing Education department at 336.342.4261 or