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Logistics and Distribution

 
Location: CTEC

Program Description

Supply chain logistics is a rapidly growing industry in the greater Bakersfield area. With our close proximity to I-5 and the ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach, Kern County is quickly becoming home to numerous distribution centers that offer employees many opportunities to move up the career ladder.

 

This program provides students with essential knowledge, skills, and experiences related to career opportunities in warehouse, distribution, logistics, and transportation. Students will learn and work in realistic environments using industry-standard equipment and procedures, as well as have opportunities to obtain information through industry field trips and guest speakers.

Students will actively engage in the processes of receiving, order-picking, receiving, and inventory control, as well as the operation of numerous types of material handling equipment. In addition, students will be instructed in UAV flight navigation, industry law and regulations, and safety regulations, as well as mission planning procedures, environmental factors, and human factors in the UAV industry.

 

LOGISTICS & DISTRIBUTION STUDENTS LEARN:

  • Overview of logistics
  • Warehouse safety procedures
  • Shipping and receiving operations
  • Proper loading & stocking
  • Transportation systems
  • Inventory control
  • Automated systems
  • Warehouse design 
  • Leadership skills
  • Career exploration within the industry
  • Career readiness skills
 

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

Certifications offered to students completing the Logistics & Distribution program include:

  • Forklift Operation Certification including
    • 4 Wheel 
    • 3 Wheel 
    • Narrow Aisle Reach
    • Stand-up 
    • Order Picker
  • SP/2 Safety Certification
  • Preparation to take FFA 107-Certified Remote Drone Pilot exam
 

PRE-REQUISITES

Logistics & Distribution students should have average or better math skills.

 

HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT AVAILABLE

Students earn 15 units of elective credit each semester toward their high school graduation.

College prep course. Meets area "G" approval for UC admission.

 

BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE CREDIT AVAILABLE

We are currently working with Bakersfield College to offer college credit in this course.
 

CAREER PATHWAYS AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS

This is a career awareness class that instructs students on the basics necessary for entry-level employment.  Successful Logistics & Distribution students often pursue careers in the following:

  • Forklift Driver
  • Stock Clerk
  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Distribution Manager
  • Shipping/Receiving Clerk
  • Routing/Scheduling Clerk
  • Warehouse Associate
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