Certified Production Technician (CPT) and CPT + Instructor Training

Become a Trained CPT and CPT+ Instructor

Train to prepare the next generation of advanced manufacturing and Industry 4.0 skilled workers for Certified Production Technician (CPT) and Certified Production Technician Plus (CPT+) certification through the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council. You will gain the skills and training necessary to instruct students in key areas of skill assessment so they are prepared to earn the CPT and CPT+ industry certifications which can help them find higher-wage jobs and help employers build a skilled workforce. 

CPT certification recognizes individuals who demonstrate mastery of the core competencies of entry-level advanced manufacturing production through assessments in Safety, Quality Practices & Measurement, Manufacturing Processes & Production, Maintenance Awareness, and Green Production. 

CPT+ certification is designed to prepare students with next-generation skills needed to work in a computer-driven, data-intensive advanced manufacturing workplace through enhanced training using the “Skill Boss” computer-controlled skill training machine.

In the two-day CPT+ instructor training course or the three-day CPT & CPT+ instructor training course, you will learn from Gateway Technical College’s CPT and CPT+ master trainers at Gateway’s SC Johnson iMET Center. Train hands-on using Amatrol’s innovative Skill Boss training and testing device and gain the skills and expertise you need to prepare your students for CPT and CPT+ certification.

Upcoming Training Dates:
January 21-22, 2021  CPT+
February 22-24, 2021 CPT & CPT+
March 29-30, 2021 CPT+
April 29-30, 2021 CPT+

All sessions will be held at Gateway’s SC Johnson iMET Center in Sturtevant, Wisconsin and will be led by Gateway’s Master Trainers.  

Please review the Instructor Preferred Training Qualifications prior to registering. 

Student CPT+ Training

Area high school students can earn their CPT+ credential at Gateway's Master Training Center, as well. Training is open to students that do not have a Skills Boss available at their high school.