Moraine Valley’s Holistic Supply Chain courses include Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) and Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) designed to align with the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council’s (MSSC) standards for material movers as well as Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) courses, Forklift, and Aerial Work Platform.

One Day Certificates

The objective of this course is to provide formal training in the correct use and safety procedures of operating powered industrial forklift trucks.

This course is designed to fulfill OSHA’s requirement that only trained and authorized operators shall be permitted to operate powered industrial trucks.

Certificate Programs

The program is designed to align with Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) standards for the Certified Logistics Associate (CLA). This course covers the core competency areas required for high skilled, front-line material handling workers across all supply chain facilities. Topics include basics of supply chain logistics, global supply chain logistics life cycle, logistics environment, material handling equipment, safety principles, safe material handling and equipment operation, quality control, principles, workplace communications, teamwork and workplace behavior and computer usage. Upon completion, students will be assessed for the foundation level Certified Logistics Associate credential.

40 hours inclusive of certification exam

  • Global supply chain logistics life cycle
  • Logistics environment
  • Material handling equipment
  • Safety principles
  • Safe material handling and equipment operation
  • Quality control principles
  • Workplace communications
  • Teamwork and workplace behavior to solve problems
  • Using computers

This course covers the core competency areas required for mid-level, high-performance material handling workers across all supply chain facilities. Topics include product receiving and storage, order processing, packaging and shipment, inventory control, transportation, and metrics.

 The program is aligned with Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) standards for Certified Logistics Technicians (CLT). Upon completion, students will be assessed for the Certified Logistics

Class A license is one of the most practical and popular licenses for new drivers. This certification opens the door to a higher salary and numerous opportunities for advancement in your field.

The "Class A" License 160-Hour Certification

40 hours of classroom training preparing you to complete the state written exam

120 hours of experience driving in the yard, on local streets, highways and interstate roads which includes both behind the wheel and observation time.

This Program is Designed For:

  • Those looking for a career in the supply chain and trucking industry
  • Individuals seeking job security from an in-demand career with high job availability
  • Persons looking to join the workforce quickly

Moraine Valley's Introduction to Supply Chain certificate program is designed to provide you with the skills of managing solutions and oversee the flow of goods, data, and finances as a product or service move from point of origin to its final destination.

Students participating in this program will gain background for entry-level and trainee positions or, if currently employed in the industry, enhanced professional knowledge and career advancement potential.

This certificate program is an application-based program that provides students with advanced supply chain management principles. Key topics covered include core technology skills and business/industry content.

Students will address both domestic and global issues in supplier and customer relations, value-added product differentiation, cost management, and the professional skills required to succeed within this industry.

The program has been designed based on current industry needs and in consultation with logistics and supply chain leaders.

Students participating in this program will gain background knowledge for advanced level positions or, if currently employed in the industry, enhanced professional knowledge and career advancement potential.

Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Programs Overview

Explore a range of programs and determine which is best suited for your career path.

TrainingAudienceTime Investment
Forklift Operator Training and SafetyEntry level job seeker, Basic skill setOne-day certification
Aerial Work Platforms: Operator Safety TrainingEntry level job seeker, Basic skill setOne-day certification
OSHA 10 General IndustryEntry Level, General Industry WorkersTwo-day certification
Commercial Driver’s LicenseEntry level job seeker, Intermediate skill set160-hour hands-on training
Certified Logistics AssociateEntry level job seeker, Basic skill set5 weeks
Certified Logistics TechnicianMid-level job seeker, Intermediate skill set5 weeks
Intro to Supply Chain Certificate (Credit program)Entry level job seeker, Intermediate skill set21-credit hours, can be completed in 2 semesters
Advanced Supply Chain Certificate (Credit program)Mid-level job seeker, Advanced skill set41-credit hours, can be completed in 4 semesters

Career Connections Program

These programs qualify for up to $8,000 in tuition assistance.

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"I am able to take what I learned in class and implement it the very next day at my job."

Program Details

Program NameType of CredentialCurriculum CodeDepartment or Division
Advanced Supply Chain ManagementCertificate1519Corporate, Community and Continuing Education
Supply Chain ManagementCertificate1319Corporate, Community and Continuing Education

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