WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT TRAINING
What is the WICA Program?
This a warehouse training program for young adults between the ages of 18 - 25 who want more than a job, they want a career. It is FREE TRAINING made possible by a government grant and classes are held at Baltimore City Community College.
Participants wll develop the skill sets necessary to gain employment in a variety of position within warehousing, logistics, and supply chain management. This is accomplished through its Warehouse and Inventory Control Associate (WICA) program that provides students with hands-on training in conjunction with classroom instruction.
Utilizing a mock warehouse, students gain experience using various materials, equipment and inventory control techniques. They will take the OSHA-10 General Industry Training Certification and the Forklift Operations & Safety Certification courses. These are important in any warehousing and distribution environment.
Upon completion, students will obtain the professional designation of Certified Logistics Associate (CLA). This is a professional certification developed by the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC).
For additional information please contact Francine Hyman at 410 462 8262 or 301-298-5543.
There are a few steps you need be complete before final admittance into the program. So if you are interested, send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call or Francine Hyman at 301-298-5543 today to get started.
Also, you will need to be able to perform the following:
Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic (math)
Ability to communicate – oral and written
Drive and determination
Honesty and integrity
Ability to lift 35 - 50 pounds and occasionally more
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Ability to work in a hot/cold non-climate controlled environment
Pass a criminal background check (some exceptions will be considered)
Pass a clinical drug test