Certified Production Technician “Safety” Program (CPT-Safety)

The Manufacturing Skill 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 nationwide MSSC System, based upon industry defined and federally endorsed standards, offers both entry-level and incumbent workers the opportunity to demonstrate that they have acquired the skills increasingly needed in the technology-intensive jobs of the 21st century.

Certified Production Technician – Safety (CPT-Safety)

The CPT -Safety certification addresses the core technical competences of higher skilled production workers in the safety sector of manufacturing. MSSC awards certificates to individuals who pass the Safety Module. A full Certified Production Technician (CPT) Certificate is available to students who complete the full CPT course, or the remaining three modules.

Safety Module

  • Customer Needs
  • Communication and Leadership
  • Team Building and Decision Making
  • Safety Organization
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Fire and Electrical Safety
  • Hazardous Material Safety
  • Aligned with OSHA 10

Course Description

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to communicate effectively in a manufacturing culture and to understand safe work practices performed in a manufacturing environment. Topics covered include:

  • Work in a safe and productive manufacturing workplace
  • Perform safety and environmental inspections
  • Perform emergency drills and participate in emergency teams
  • Identify unsafe conditions and take corrective action
  • Provide safety orientation for all employees
  • Train personnel to use equipment safely
  • Suggest process and procedures that support safety of work environment
  • Fulfill safety and health requirements for maintenance, installation and repair
  • Monitor safe equipment and operator performance
  • Utilize effective, safety-enhancing workplace practices

Individuals completing this course will have the opportunity to receive an MSSC CPT certificate for Safety.

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Adrienne Rowland
MSSC Site Coordinator
(205) 856-7767
[email protected]

Fast-Track/Workforce Development
(205) 856-7710