Logistics and Distribution
Supply chain logistics is a rapidly growing industry in the greater Bakersfield area. With our 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.
The Logistics & Distribution program provides students with the essential knowledge, skills, and experiences related to career opportunities in warehousing, distribution, logistics, and transportation. Students will learn and work in authentic environments using industry-standard equipment and procedures, as well as have opportunities to obtain information through a variety of work-based learning opportunities. Students will run a 10,000 square foot training warehouse that will allow them to learn all aspects of the industry in a realistic working environment.
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
Certifications offered to students completing the Logistics & Distribution program include:
- Type 1-3 Forklift Certification
- Scissor Lift Certification
- CPR/First Aid Certificate
- Basic Employee Safety for General Industry Certificate
- Confined Space Certificate
- Lean 6 Sigma White Belt Certification
HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT AVAILABLE
Students earn 15 units of elective credit each semester toward their high school graduation.
College prep course. A-G approved. Meets area "G" approval for UC and CSU admissions.
BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE CREDIT AVAILABLE
Logistics and Distribution is a dual-enrollment class with the following Bakersfield College course:
- BSAD B49A Warehouse Management (3 units)
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