Ivy Tech Corporate College to offer industry-recognized certification to active-duty service members.

INDIANAPOLIS – Ivy Tech Corporate College has joined forces with The Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) to offer service members the ability to gain industry-recognized, nationally-portable certifications for high-demand manufacturing jobs.


A select few MSSC partners nationwide have made their sites available the week of July 23 to active-duty service members, with a discharge date of no later than December 31, 2012, who wish to obtain industry-recognized credentials that will support a transition from military service to frontline jobs in the growing field of advanced logistics.


The program is available at the following Ivy Tech campuses.  To register, service members much contact Tina Driessen at tdriessen@msscusa.org or 703-739-9000 ext. 223.


Columbus Campus

4475 Central Avenue – Poling Hall

Columbus, IN 47203

July 25 at 12 p.m. (10 seats available)

July 25 at 4 p.m. (10 seats available)


Indianapolis Campus (Lawrence Location)

9301 E. 59th St.

Indianapolis, IN 46216

July 24 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

19 seats available


Kokomo Campus

1815 E. Morgan St.

Kokomo, IN 46901

July 25 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

36 seats available


Sellersburg Campus

8204 Highway 311

Sellersburg, IN 47172

July 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

July 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Terre Haute

Center for Workforce Development

1700 E. Industrial Drive

Terre Haute, IN 47802

July 23, July 25, July 26 and July 27 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

July 24 from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

July 28 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

5 seats available each day


This opportunity is an expansion of the partnership established between the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corp and MSSC by the Department of Defense’s Military Credentialing and Licensing Task Force.


The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) is an industry-led training, assessment and certification organization focused on the industry-wide core technical competencies needed by the nation’s front-line production and material handling workers. The nationwide MSSC certifications, based upon industry-defined and federally-endorsed national skill standards, offer both entry-level and incumbent workers the opportunity to demonstrate that they have acquired the knowledge and skills increasingly needed in technology-intensive jobs of the 21st century.  Visit www.msscusa.org for more information.


Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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