Certified Warehousing And Distribution Specialist (CW11)  Technical Certificate of Credit


Program Description:

The Certified Warehousing and Distribution Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit provides instruction that will allow graduates to function safely and effectively in the warehouse environment. Topics include workforce skills, warehousing and distribution processes, technology skills, and representative warehousing skills.

Entrance date: Varies

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

Writing 236 Reading Comprehension 55
Arithmetic 229 Arithmetic 34

Credits required for graduation: 9

Beginning Spring 2022 (January 2022), ALL FIRST TIME college students will be required to take the College Success (COLL 1020) course.

Courses 9 credits
CWDS 1540

Provides an introduction to the warehousing environment. Topics include distribution centers, business principles, plant safety, career success, work ethics, and managing change.

CWDS 1560

Provides an overview of the core and workforce skills needed to succeed in the warehousing industry. Topics include powered industrial trucks, processing hazardous materials, palletizing, protecting materials and merchandise, waste recovery, containment, communication, team work, problem solving, image and interviewing.

CWDS 1580

Provides information on the warehousing and distribution processes used in the warehousing environment. Topics include key warehousing functions, measuring productivity, computational skills, and tools for excellence.

CWDS 1600

Provides an overview and study of the technology used in the warehousing environment. Topics include data applications, scanners and data entry machines, handling systems, automation, and inventory management. A warehousing simulation and comprehensive assessment is also a part of this course.

CWDS 1620

This course discusses mathematical concepts used in warehousing and distribution. It also focuses on powered material handling equipment and safety requirements. Units in the course include math and measurements, use of calculators, operation of powered industrial trucks, and warehousing simulations.

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Program Chair

Chair of Business Logistics Management
Manufacturing Technology Building, Room 103

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