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Mississippi River Transportation, Distribution & Logistics (MRTDL)
TRANSPORT YOURSELF INTO A NEW CAREER!
Job opportunities are growing in the fields of Transportation, Distribution and Logistics. St. Louis Community College (STLCC) is participating in the Mississippi River Transportation, Distribution and Logistics (MRTDL) community college consortium. STLCC program development is funded through the U.S. Department of Labor's Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program (TAACCCT).
The TAACCCT program provides community colleges and other eligible institutions of higher education with funding to expand and improve their ability to deliver education and career training programs that focus on:
- Developing and offering programs that students are able to complete in two years or less
- Serving Individuals who are eligible for training under the TAA for Workers program
- Preparing program completers for employment in high-wage, high-skill occupations.
- Delgado Community College – New Orleans, LA
- John Woods Community College – Quincy, IL
- Hinds Community College – Raymond, MS
- Lewis and Clark Community College – Godfrey, IL (Lead College)
- Mid-South Community College – West Memphis, AR
- Minnesota State College – Southeast Technical – Winona, MN
- Southwest Tennessee Community College – Memphis, TN
- St. Louis Community College – St. Louis, MO
- West Kentucky Community and Technical College – Paducah, KY
Mississippi River Gateway
The no-fee Mississippi River Gateway includes:
- Career Blueprint, allowing you to map your career in transportation, distribution and logistics!
- Adult Learning Academy (ALA) is an alternative to traditional developmental education course sequences in math and literacy. These courses help students become college ready and prepare for the MRTDL training program of their choice. Offered as non-credit learning opportunities that can be converted to credit: ALA: Literacy and ALA: Pre-Algebra courses.
MRTDL CAREER PATHWAYS
Successful completion Mississippi River Gateway is the first step. Each program listed below has specific eligibility requirements and can be found on the webpages specific to each program:
- Truck Driving Program – Class A CDL (no-fee program – 5 weeks) and Class B CDL (low-fee program – 2 weeks)
- Logistics, Warehouse & Distribution Specialist (no-fee program – 5 weeks, including field trips and up to one week of on-the-job learning opportunity)
- Avionics (no-fee program – 9 weeks)
- Aviation Maintenance (tuition-based, 2-year credit program; earn two Certificates of Proficiency in Airframe and Powerplant)
Train today and discover your future in Transportation, Distribution and Logistics!
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