Welcome! We are excited to introduce our Certified Production Technician Program!

Need a Job? Recent high school graduate looking for a career? Unfilled in your current job? Start a new career after one semester at IVCC.  IVCC will be hosting information sessions to discuss our newest career program – the Certified Production Technician Certificate (CPT). 

  • Learn about the program and why 14 local companies have endorsed the program as a preferred credential for employment.
  • Advanced Manufacturing Information Session Dates:

                                Wednesday, April 30th; 5-6 p.m.

                                Wednesday, July 9th; 10-11 a.m.

                                Both sessions will be held in CTC - 124      


For more information and to reserve a seat call Jennifer Scheri – 815-224-0390.


The Certified Production Technician Program provides the skills necessary for a career path in production manufacturing.


MSSCIVCC has partnered with the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) to provide the CPT training, assessment and certification that focuses on core skills needed by the manufacturing industry. IVCC facilitates the program and prepares students to pass the MSSC certification exams, which are nationally recognized.

The CPT is a nationally portable, industry-recognized certification.

  • A CPT certificate prepares individuals for a high-performance, technologically advanced production job.
  • It is a training program for all entry- level production workers in all sectors of manufacturing.
  • It is the only certification for production workers that is ANSI accredited under ISO Standard 17024.


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The CPT is endorsed by 14 area employers as the preferred credential for employment with entry level wages averaging $15.85 per hour.  



Summer classes start on June 11th; fall classes on August 18th !



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