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Transportation, Distribution and Logistics/Manufacturing Academy - Taft EWCC

Transportation, Distribution and Logistics/Manufacturing Academy - Taft EWCC
Category Description
Course Transportation, Distribution and Logistics/Manufacturing Academy
Location Taft Skills Center (EWCC) – Taft, Oklahoma
Average Training Time 720 hours (6 - 8 Months)
Special Restrictions Must be demonstrating a desire to work in a related field and pass a math pre-screen test.
Course Description Using computer-based curricula, students progress through Basic Computer training, WASP Inventory control methods and Lean Manufacturing Concepts to prepare for employment in manufacturing. Students enrolled in the Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics portion of the program will learn warehousing and material handling methods as well as all aspects of warehouse safety and maintenance.  All students receive hands-on training in the use of tools, and precision-measuring devices are integrated into various modules. In addition, the student will gain certifications in Forklift Operation, and the OSHA 10 hour industry recognized safety program.  The enrollment capacity for this program is 30 students and program length is 6-8 months.

This training began on 10-27-2008. This program began as a public/private partnership and was partially funded by a grant from the George Kaiser Family Foundation, a private foundation in the Tulsa, Oklahoma community.
Certifications Brainbench: Microsoft Computer Fundamentals
ACT WorkKeys Career Readiness Certification
Contact Information Taft Skills Center - EWCC
Attn: Aubrey Metcalf , Instructor
PO Box 245
Taft, OK 74463
(918) 683-8365
aubrey.metcalf@careertech.ok.gov