Coming Fall 2018: Certified Production Technician Program

A student and teacher work on a car.
“The Certified Production Technician (CPT) program highlights our current efforts across many industries to fuel the workforce pipeline.” – Joseph P. Dragone, Ph.D. Capital Region BOCES’ senior executive officer

Adults looking to expand their manufacturing skills and advance their careers will benefit from our new Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.

This program, in partnership with The Business Council of New York State, will include an eight- to 12-week-long certificate program.  Included are five individual certificate modules:

  • safety
  • quality practices and measurement
  • manufacturing processes and production
  • maintenance awareness
  • green production

Funding through the Key Bank Foundation and the Center for Economic Growth will support a number of the courses and marketing of this new program.

The CPT program is an industry-recognized credential of the Manufacturing Skills Standard Council (MSSC), and is recognized across the country by industry and higher education as a high quality program preparing the manufacturing workforce.

Learn more about the Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.