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Rowan College at Gloucester County and Cumberland County College merged on July 1, 2019 to form Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ).

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Workforce at Cumberland

Workforce at Cumberland

Advanced Manufacturing & Technical Education

​​​A recent survey of employers showed that high paying, skilled trade jobs have become increasingly hard to fill. The shortage of qualified workers in this area has been largely attributed to lack of technical training in a rapidly changing field and the retirement of baby boomers. Transportation jobs also show increased growth.

Certified Production Technician (CPT)

The Certified Production Technician certificate program is a national program provided by the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC). This nationally recognized certificate is based on industry-defined and federally endorsed national standards.

The purpose of the Certified Production Technician (CPT) program is to recognize through certification, individuals who demonstrate matery of the core competencies of manufacturing production at the front-line (entry-level through front-line supervisor) through the successful completion of the certification assessments. The goal of the CPT program is to raise the level of performance of production workers both to assist the individuals in finding higher-wage jobs and to help employers ensure their workforce increases the company's productivity and competitiveness.

The CPT Program consists of five individual certificate modules: Safety, Quality Practices and Measurement; Manufacturing Processes and Production; Maintenance Awareness and Green Production. Candidates must pass the first four certification exams to receive the full CPT certification. 

  • Module 1: Safety
  • Module 2: Quality
  • Module 3: Manufacturing Practices and Processes
  • Module 4: Maintenance

Investment: $3,999

This program is offered on both the Gloucester and Cumberland campuses.

For additional questions, please contact us:

Gloucester Campus: 856-415-2216

Cumberland Campus: 856-776-2372

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Certified Logistics Technician (CLT)
Individuals are assessed for two credentials: the foundational-level Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) certificate and mid-level Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) Certification. CLA is a prerequisite for CLT. The Global Logistics Associate (GLA) is an internationally recognized certification program that acknowledges the completion of rigorous coursework in logistics and supply chain for entry level positions. This certification program focuses on the general knowledge of transportation/logistics and the associated functions necessary for the delivery of goods.

Investment: $3,500

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Black Seal Boiler Operator​

This four-week theory course will prepare individuals for the Low Pressure Black Seal License Examination given by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Bureau of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Compliance. The course will cover boiler room equipment and the safe and efficient operation of low pressure steam/hot water systems.

Note: Individuals must have 90 days experience in a place that has a boiler that's over 100hp or has over 4 million BTUs with a pressure no greater than 15 PSI for steam and no greater than 160 PSI if it's a hot water system. ​

Investment: $349​

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