Free MSSC Training at NW-SCC

NW-SCC students take advantage of free MSSC training.

MUSCLE SHOALS - The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) currently offers industry-led training certifications at Northwest-Shoals Community College.

The MSSC training center at NW-SCC 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. MSSC training offers both entry-level and incumbent workers the opportunity to demonstrate that they have acquired the skills increasingly required in the technology-intensive jobs of the 21st century.

The Certified Production Technician (CPT) certification addresses the core technical competencies of highly skilled production workers in all sectors of manufacturing. MSSC awards certificates to individuals who pass 

any of its production modules: Safety, Quality Practices and Measurement, Manufacturing Processes and Production, and Maintenance Awareness.

Completing all four modules will result in full MSSC CPT Certification. MSSC training may be offered in various formats best suited for the participants needs.

 If you have questions regarding MSSC certification at NW-SCC, please contact Taylor Franks. You may call 256-331-8092, text 256-415-6992, or email at