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Certification Testing

Certification Testing at Westmoreland

  • EPA Refrigerant Recovery/Recycling
  • American Heart Association HeartSaver First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Certified Solidworks Associate (CSWA)
  • Certified Solidworks Professional (CSWP)
  • OSHA 10-Hour/30-Hour
  • PEC SafeLand/SafeGulf

Certified Production Technician (CPT) 4.0 Program

In partnership with the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC), the nation's leading industry-led training, assessment and certification organization, Westmoreland is now an authorized training provider for the Certified Production Technician (CPT) 4.0 program.

The CPT 4.0 certification addresses the core technical competencies of higher skilled Production Technicians in all sectors of manufacturing.  CPT 4.0 consists of four stackable credentials with awarding of certificates to individuals who pass any of the CPT module exams.

  • Production teams
  • Training and leadership
  • Safety organization
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Fire and electrical safety
  • Work area safety
  • Hazardous material safety
  • Tool and machine safety
  • Material handling safety
  • Multiview drawings
  • Assembly drawings and fasteners
  • Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Basic measurement
  • Precision measurement tools
  • Dimensional gauging
  • Quality systems
  • Introduction to SPC
  • Control charts
  • Continuous improvement
  • Mechanical principles
  • Mechanical linkages
  • Gear drives
  • Machining processes
  • Machine tooling
  • Machine operations
  • Equipment procedures
  • Production planning and workflow
  • Production control
  • Welding
  • Basic electrical circuits
  • Electrical measurement and power
  • Pneumatic power systems
  • Basic pneumatic circuits
  • Principles of pressure and flow
  • Lubrication concepts
  • Bearings and couplings
  • Belt and chain drives
  • Machine control concepts, automation and operation modes
  • Electrical motor control

CPT 4.0 is a national industry certification accredited under ISO 17024 (Personnel Certification) and endorsed by the National Association of Manufacturers.

Employer benefits for the Certified Production Technician 4.0 program include:

  • Create an internal pipeline of skilled employees.
  • Decrease recruitment costs by providing job candidates with industry-recognized credentials.
  • Attract, motivate and retain qualified employees.

Employee benefits to the CPT 4.0 certification include:

  • Improved understanding of new technologies.
  • Increased productivity.
  • Protable Nationally accredited and Federally recognized credential.