5 Reasons Why You Should Get Certified in Warehouse Operations, Inventory Management, or Purchasing and Procurement

A man and a woman standing in a warehouse

According to data by Invesp, 62% of U.S. consumers purchase something online at least once a month. 

Our world of online shopping, free shipping, and next-day delivery has changed not only our buying habits but also the workforce. Materials move at rapid speeds. Warehouses are more sophisticated than ever before. Complicated inventories must be tracked with pinpoint precision.

Long story short, companies like Amazon and Walmart are changing how consumers do business and what’s going on behind the scenes. 

That’s why the Community College of Aurora (CCA) collaborated with industry partners to develop three new job-relevant certificates: Warehouse Operations, Inventory Management, and Purchasing and Procurement. 

These certificates are designed to prepare you for an exciting career in these fields and help you get promoted at a faster pace. Be one of the first 15 students to enroll, and you will get a class for free.

Here are five reasons why you should give these certificates a look.

Professionals with these skills are in high demand

Certification programs add value and help professionals differentiate and establish themselves as experts in focused areas. The Warehouse Operations, Inventory Management, and Purchasing and Procurement certificates at CCA allow you to gain valuable experience and get accredited quickly, which means you’ll be out of the classroom and on to your career faster.

Demand for these jobs is only going to continue to grow 

According to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s Labor Market Index, jobs in warehouse operations, inventory management, and purchasing and procurement in Aurora are expected to grow by 10% every year for the next 10 years. Professionals in these roles will continue to play a pivotal role in how companies profit.

You’ll have lots of exciting career paths to choose from

Shipping Receiving Clerk, Logistics Technician, and Purchasing Agent are just a few of the many careers you can choose to pursue. And the pay isn’t too shabby, either — potential salaries start at about $45,000 with benefits and move upward to $70,000 and more.

Low cost to help you avoid college debt
With CCA’s low tuition and the number of scholarships that are available to students, you can receive national industry certification in Warehouse Operations, Inventory Management or Purchasing and Procurement in as little as six months and be on your way to your new career. 

Get to know companies that are looking for people with your skills

We offer support for getting hired and networking after your completion for careers in Denver and Aurora. CCA provides career services, career fairs, resume writing, and many other services to help you put the best foot forward.

There is no better time than the present to get your career moving, and CCA is the place to help you start. Gain experience and understanding to be successful in the industry. Because behind every business, materials move. 

Request information here and we will get back to with all the specifics on how to get started, applying for scholarships and any questions you may have.

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