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Certified Logistics Technician

Funding is available through the Philip E. & Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation Scholarships. Contact a Career Navigator for more information and to get started.

Courses are held at Harford's Leading Edge Training Center Powered by the Ratcliffe Foundation, located at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford & Cecil Counties, 2002 Cedar Drive, Edgewood, MD.

Logistics and supply chain professionals are responsible for the successful fulfillment and distribution of goods throughout the country. If you are organized and like working in a fast-paced environment with many moving pieces, this career may be for you.

The Certified Logistics Technician courses teach skills that industry recruiters value for front-line material handling and supply chain logistics jobs in fulfillment centers, warehouses, distribution centers, and factories. Understanding how logistics works and how it can be an asset in the implementation of supply is the focus of this training. Upon successful completion of the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) certifications, students  may be eligible for entry-level to front-line supervisor positions.

Program Overview

Foundational-Level Certified Logistics Associate (CLA)
Mid-Level Certified Logistics Technician (CLT)

It is strongly recommended that students possess a grade 8 math and grade 10 reading level.

Successful completion of CLA is a prerequisite for the CLT course.


The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC)


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

What Can I Do When I Complete This Program?

This is a nationally portable, industry-led program. It provides stackable certifications for in-demand skills needed for long-term career paths in supply chain logistics jobs. Students who successfully complete and pass the CLA and CLT exams are qualified to fill several entry-level to mid-level material handling jobs in the warehousing and distribution fields.

Potential Careers

Inbound or outbound manager
Warehouse manager