Transportation and Logistics
Transportation logistics work is expected to see considerable growth in the coming years—currently employing more than 500,000 Floridians and counting.
Learn the fundamentals of logistics with an emphasis on safety, industrial truck driving, supply chain lifecycle and facilities, securing cargo for transport, vehicle inspection, quality control, warehouse operations and operating equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks.
Earn credentials, including Material Handling Equipment Certificate, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Certified Logistics Technician, Certified Production Technician in Maintenance Awareness and Production Processes, OSHA 10, among others. Work in a collaborative, fast-paced work environment with career opportunities ranging from tractor-trailer operator and transportation manager to cargo and freight agent.
- Provides hands-on learning in just weeks.
- Prepares you to get nationally-recognized certifications.
- Offers the chance to network with local employers through the college’s partnerships.
- Utilizes industry recognized technology in the classroom, benefiting all levels of learning.
- Select Accelerated Skills Training programs provide college credit upon successful completion that can be used towards an A.S. degree from Valencia College.
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Central Florida’s one of the most connected transportation regions in the state—with multiple airports, highways, rail lines and seaports. With significant growth around the area, there’s been an increase in the number of opportunities for skilled workers within logistics and transportation.
Our transportation logistics program gives you an opportunity to get hands-on experience in a growing industry offering career advancement and higher wages.
AVERAGE SALARY RANGE
Average wages for entry-level positions are $14 to $17 per hour.
- Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver
- Light Truck or Delivery Services Driver
- Freight Forwarder
- Shipping, Receiving and Traffic Clerk
- Cargo and Freight Agent
- Production, Planning and Expediting Clerk
- Supply Chain Technician
- Procurement Coordinator
- Logistics Coordinator