Corporate and Continuing Education

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics (Non-Credit)

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Enhance your skills in Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics with hands-on training courses and programs that prepare you for industry-based credentials. The Central Piedmont Global Logistics Center offers programs for individuals seeking jobs in logistics, transportation, warehousing, import/export compliance, business processes, and more. Choose shorter courses or longer-term certificates and degree programs, including workplace learning opportunities.

If you are looking to earn college credit toward an associate degree, certificate, diploma, or to transfer to another institution, explore our degree programs.

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To learn more about careers in transportation, distribution, and logistics, visit Career Fields.

To take the online assessment, visit Career Coach.

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The following Corporate and Continuing Education programs include hybrid, live online and in-person courses at Central Piedmont. We also offer on demand online classes through Ed2Go. Corporate and Continuing Education courses at Central Piedmont are skill-based and not offered for college credit, but in many cases continuing education units (CEUs) are awarded and courses may lead to industry-recognized credentials.

Continuing education offerings can change. If a program or course you are interested in is not currently offered, contact Customer Service at 704.330.4223.

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  • Auto Dealer and Inspection

    AUX 7561 NC Independent Automobile Dealer License: Initial

    This 12-hour class meets all of the requirements for becoming an independent automobile dealer in the state of North Carolina. NOTE: If you have been convicted of a felony, the state of NC may not allow you to obtain a license to sell vehicles. Please review the NC Motor Vehicle Minimum Dealer License Requirements ( before registering for this course.

    Hours: 12

    AUX 7560 NC Independent Automobile Dealers License: Renewal

    Are you a North Carolina independent automotive dealer? North Carolina requires that you attend a re-certification dealer class yearly. This six-hour class will keep you current and in compliance.

    Hours: 6

    AUX 8425 NC Safety Inspection: Recertification  

    This course recertifies current inspector-mechanics on changes in safety when inspecting vehicles registered in North Carolina. Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) certifications will be processed upon full-tuition payment.

    Hours: 8

    AUX 8423 Vehicle Emissions Inspection OBD II Recertification 

    This course recertifies current inspector-mechanics on test procedures, purposes, and the importance of vehicles requiring OBD II testing registered in North Carolina. DMV certifications will be processed upon full tuition payment.

    Hours: 8

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  • Forklift Certification Training  

    AUX7500 Forklift Certification Training  

    This class prepares you to be OSHA-certified in the safe operation of sit-down counterbalanced lift trucks. Topics include lift truck fundamentals, stability, balance and capacity, preoperational inspection, general rules of the road, safe handling techniques, refueling gasoline, diesel and LP lift trucks, and battery charging and changing. You will receive a certificate of completion upon passing the course. Required: Student accident insurance.

    Hours: 4

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  • Learning to Drive a Commercial Truck Class "A" (CDLA)

    Learning to Drive a Commercial Truck Class "A" (CDLA)

    Course Requirements

    Before registering for the course, you must meet the following requirements: 

    • be at least 18 years old

    • have a valid North Carolina driver’s license 

    • obtain a North Carolina Class A learner’s permit

    • pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical and hold a valid DOT medical card

    • complete and pass a DOT drug screen no more than 21 days before class registration
      • Negative results are required to enroll/remain in class. 

    Class A learner's permit, DOT physical, and drug screen are not required to attend the mandatory information session.

    Registration and Course Information

    We will provide additional information about registration requirements during the information sessions. For course information, email

    Accelerated Career Training/Truck Driving

  • Supply Chain Management

    APX 7800 Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) Part 1 Exam Prep

    This course prepares you to take the CPIM Part 1 exam. It focuses on universally recognized entry-level supply chain concepts.

    Hours: 20

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  • On-Demand Online Courses

    Fully online, instructor-led continuing education courses are available with flexible start dates through our Ed2Go online partner. Call 704.330.4223 to set up training for a date that works best for you, or to learn about specialized courses that we will set up by request.

    Ed2Go Six-Week Online Courses