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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.

 

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
    • Type 1 - 5 Forklift Certificate
  • CPR/First Aid Certificate
  • Basic Employee Safety for General Industry Certificate
  • Confined Space Certificate
 

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
 
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