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Inland Logistics & Marine Institute

Located at 631 Marine Way in Paducah, Kentucky

West Kentucky Community and Technical College's  Inland Logistics and Marine Institute in downtown Paducah provides training and education for the logistics and marine industries. As well as providing a location near industry for workforce training, the Institute also houses WKCTC’s Logistics & Operations Management and Marine Technology programs. Students can earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in Logistics and Operations Management or Marine Technology completely online, giving them the opportunity to rise above the crowd and expedite their career.

Logistics and Operations Management encompasses numerous industries including warehousing, distribution, transportation, manufacturing, and construction. As supply chain management becomes more dependent on skilled employees and emerging technology; a highly trained and educated workforce is essential for success.

ILMI SignWorking on America’s Inland Waterways calls for a commitment to continuous learning. Ever evolving technology and regulations require the modern mariner to be highly experienced and educated. The Marine Technology program is designed to accommodate the ever-changing schedule of the professional mariner helping them keep their head above water.

Workforce Solutions offers continuing education courses to assist employers' training needs. 

From marine welding, machining, leadership skills and software training, the Inland Logistics and Marine Institute at West Kentucky Community and Technical College is leading the way to help expand and grow an employees’ skill set and learning potential.


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Logistics and Operations Management

WKCTC’s Logistics and Operations Management Program is taught online with flexible components to accommodate the busy schedules of our students. 

Logistics is all about getting goods, services, and people where they need to be, when they need to be there, and in the right quantity. It is how businesses set themselves apart from their competition by increasing productivity and quality while reducing costs.

Logistics encompasses numerous industries including warehousing, distribution, transportation, manufacturing, and construction. As the process of supply chain management becomes more sophisticated and dependent on skilled employees, leaders, and emerging technology, this area of study will assist in preparing professionals for this exciting field.

The Associate in Applied Science degree in logistics and operations management is made up of 61-66 credit hours and can be competed within two years. The average entry-level salary in logistics is $53,000, according to SimplyHired.com.

Find out more about WKCTC's Logistics and Operations Management Program.

Download a FREE Logistics Resource Packet.

Download a flyer about Certified Logistics Associate and Certified Logistics Technician certifications.

 

Marine Technology

West Kentucky Community and Technical College offers an online Associate in Applied Science degree in Marine Technology that can gives mariners the opportunity to rise above the crowd and establish themselves as leaders in the industry as well as improve mariners chances to advance professionally.

The Marine Technology program gives professional mariners the opportunity to rise above the crowd and establish themselves as leaders in the industry as well as improve their opportunities to advance professionally. The curriculum for the Marine Technology program is taught online with flexible schedules to accommodate the ever-changing schedules of the mariner.

The Marine Technology program is one of the reasons that WKCTC has been named one of the top ten community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute. The college is committed to providing excellence and educational opportunities and training in the high-wage, high-demand marine industry.

Find out more about WKCTC's Marine Technology program.

Download a flyer about our new Electronic Charting Software Training Course.

Follow us on the WKCTC Marine Technology Google+ page

Workforce Training

Scheduling Training ButtonWKCTC's Inland Logistics and Marine Institute offers a variety of training opportunities. These programs can be customized to the specific needs of a business. The training can be provided at the company’s site and on the company’s schedule, or we can host the training on campus.

Workforce Solutions at West Kentucky Community and Technical College continues to expand its continuing education course offerings to assist area employers' training needs. 

Courses are designed to be very flexible and tailored to each employer’s needs. Many new course subjects have been added to our training offerings - from marine welding, updating skills for machinist, leadership or even updating the skills of office staff personnel with Microsoft products. 

If you are opening a new business or would like to improve your current employee skill levels contact us for more information. There could be Kentucky State Grant Funds available to help offset training cost.

 Download a flyer about our new Electronic Charting Software Training Course.

Contact Us



Troy Courtney

Logistics Program Coordinator
270-201-2564

 

 

Stan Wallace
Marine Technology Program Coordinator
270-201-2567

Steve Hearn
Steve Hearn

Manager of External Education Programs –
River Operations

270-201-2565

 

Timothy Matt
Inland Logistics and Marine Liaison
270-201-2568

Visit the WKCTC Marine Technology Google+ page

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