MSSC Certification


The Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC), a 501©3 non-profit, is an industry-led, training, assessment and certification system focused on the core skills and knowledge needed by the nation’s front line production and material handling workers.  The nationwide MSSC system, based upon industry-defined and federally-endorsed standards, offers both entry-level and incumbent workers the opportunity to demonstrate that they have acquired the skills increasingly needed in the technology-intensive jobs of the 21st century.  Rhodes State College Testing Center will be offering the following assessment:  Certified Production Technician (CPT)

Steps for Registering for the MSSC Assessment

Step One:     The student will fill out the MSSC Registration form through Rhodes State College at the   Testing Center located in Technical Education Lab room 132.

Step Two:    The student will then register online and place an order for their test.  The Coordinator of the Testing Center will assist the student in registering for their test.           

Step Three:  After the student registers at the Testing Center, the Testing Center will place a separate order for the test. MSSC requires a separate order for each candidate. 

Step Four:    The student will then need to make a payment for the test at the Rhodes State College, Business Office immediately after placing an order for the test.

Day of Test

  • Testers must bring a valid photo ID.  Testers without a photo ID will NOT be allowed to test.
  • Testers must bring payment receipt issued by Rhodes State College on the day they take the test.
  • Testers will need to come to the Rhodes State College Testing Center, TL 132. 
  • Click here for directions to the Testing Center

In the event you cannot attend the testing session you registered for, call the Testing Center Coordinator immediately at 419-995-8009.

Click here for a list of general questions regarding registering and taking the MSSC certification.

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