Welcome to the CPT Program:

Welcome to the Certified Production Technician (CPT) program enabled through the Economic Development Commission of Florida's Space Coast and funded in part by the State of Florida. To complete your registration you will need to pay the mandatory program fee by July 13, 2020 by clicking the "Click Here to Register" link below. Select the payment for the appropriate program fee option.

 About The Program:

The Certified Production Technician (CPT) credential is an industry-recognized certificate verifying students who master essential training in safety, quality practices and measurement, manufacturing processes and production, and maintenance awareness.

  • The coursework is delivered online in the evening – the instructor is live so students may ask questions throughout the lecture.
  • The program is two evenings per week for 10 weeks. (6pm-10pm)
  • Students will tour up to four manufacturing facilities during the class.
  • An interview skills workshop will be offered.
  • A private job fair will be held at the end of class.
  • A program mentor will work with the students throughout the program.
  • This credential equates to 15 credit hours towards an Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree or Aerospace Technology Associate's Degree at Eastern Florida State College through a statewide articulation agreement. 

To complete your registration into the program, click the link and select the payment for the appropriate program fee option.

To learn more about this program, click here. 


Class Details:

Please note the following important dates below:

    • July 1, 2020: Deadline for the CPT Application
    • July 2, 2020: The EDC’s scholarship review committee will review your application and you will be notified of the status of your scholarship.
    • July 13, 2020: All students selected in the class will be required to participate in a virtual course orientation on July 13, 2020 at 2:45 pm via GoToMeeting. (NOTE, applicable tuition and / or program fee is due on or before this orientation)
    • July 20, 2020: The 10 week class begins on Wednesday July 20, 2019 and will convene on Monday and Wednesday evenings via online course instruction.
    • October 7, 2020: HR / Interview Skills workshop and exclusive CPT student manufacturing Career showcase*

Four exam dates and minimum two facility tour dates will be provided following start of course. All dates subject to change.


The EDC’s CPT Tuition Assistance Program provides subsidized tuition to eligible candidates, reducing program tuition from $1,550 to $625. The cost of $625 includes costs of tuition, books, fees and supplies. This is made possible through funding by the Florida Department of Education. Program participants will be responsible for a $250 program fee. Scholarships to cover will be awarded based on funding availability and applicant qualification. Any fees not covered by the tuition assistance program and/or additional scholarships will be the responsibility of the student or sponsoring employer. Additional fees may include course exam retakes.

Program Fee - New to Manufacturing Scholarship: $125.00 (discounted)

Program Fee - Employed in Manufacturing Scholarship: $250.00

Program Fee - Tuition Assistance Program: $250.00

NOTE - if you selected a self pay option, tuition for $625 will be due payable to Eastern Florida State College. Contact for more information about this option.

Registration Deadline:

Register by Monday, July 13, 2020   


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