Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC)
The Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) is an industry-led, training, assessment, and certification system focused on the core skills and knowledge needed by the nation’s front-line production and material handling workers. The two MSSC Systems are based upon industry-defined and federally-endorsed national standards and offers individuals an opportunity to demonstrate acquired skills needed for the technology-intensive jobs of the 21st Century.
The MSSC became ANSI accredited under ISO Standard 17024 making the organization the first national certification body accredited under this international standard for manufacturing and logistics.
Certified Production Technician (CPT)
Addresses core technical competencies of higher skilled production workers in all sectors of manufacturing. Certificates are awarded to individuals who pass any of the four modules based on the scores provided below for the secondary market. An optional fifth module is available for Green Production. Full CPT Certification is awarded to individuals passing all four modules based on the scores below for the secondary level.
- Safety: 76%
- Quality Practices & Measurement: 75%
- Manufacturing Processes & Production: 74%
- Maintenance Awareness: 73%
- Green Production (Optional): 78%
Certified Logistics Associate/Certified Logistics Technician (CLA/CLT)
- CLA: 75.9%
- CLT: 74.7%
Testing with the MSSC
- Schools must be an authorized MSSC assessment center to administer assessments.
- All assessments are ordered directly through the MSSC.