Category Archives: Workforce Development

Atlantic Cape Offers Technology Certifications This Spring

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer several computer, technology and IT certifications beginning this spring for those interested in starting a new career.

In the Business Technology Specialist Program, students learn the skills to succeed in an office environment, from PowerPoint to Microsoft Office Collaboration and Integration and QuickBooks. The 198-hour training begins Jan. 29 and students earn nine college credits.

A+ Certification provides an introduction on how to build, maintain, support and troubleshoot computers and prepares students for the CompTIA A+ Certification. The 160-hour certification preparation course begins March 19. Continue reading

Variety of Workshops Offered at Academy of Culinary Arts Beginning in January

bread-523098_1920A variety of workshops will be offered at the Academy of Culinary Arts, beginning in January, at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

Bread Baking I explores how to roll, braid, proof and bake 6-braid challah bread, knotted soft and onion pocket rolls and decorate leek and chive breads, 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 24. Cost is $65.

New Year, New You is an interactive demonstration in which participants will learn the importance of portion size and how to add nutrient-dense foods to daily life via MyPlate, 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 25. Cost is $65.

Healthy Cooking for the Home Chef is designed to help you nourish yourself and those you cook for, while learning practical skills in the kitchen to prepare healthy meals for your table, along with nutritional information and how to be an educated grocery shopper, 6-9 p.m., six Mondays, beginning Feb. 5. Cost is $225. Continue reading

Short-term Culinary Training Programs Prepare Future Chefs in 17 Weeks

The Academy of Culinary Arts will offer two four-month noncredit training programs at its new facility at Atlantic Cape Community College’s Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd. The Culinary Training Program and the Baking and Pastry Training Program both begin Feb. 12.

Learn the skills you need to start a career with confidence as a cook, pastry cook or baker in just 17 weeks, at a lower cost than other local culinary training options. All students earn ServSafe certification and learn interview skills. A job fair at the end of training is scheduled for quick entry into the field. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Offers Online Training for Busy Professionals

Upgrade your current skills and develop new talents in the comfort of your own home by enrolling in online training courses through Atlantic Cape Community College’s Workforce Development division.

Hundreds of courses are available in topics ranging from Business, Grant Writing/Nonprofits, Health Care, Career Development, Personal Enrichment, Teaching, Web Programming and more. Continue reading

Learn About Atlantic Cape’s Nursing and Health Career Programs At Upcoming Information Sessions

Atlantic Cape Community College will host information sessions this fall for those interested in learning more about careers in health care and nursing.

If you wish to learn about regional training and career options and exploring employment and educations opportunities, the following Health Career Planning Sessions will take place: 5:30-7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7, at the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House, and 5:30-7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 7 in Room J 202 of the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

Students interested in Atlantic Cape’s degree programs in Respiratory Therapy, Radiologic Technology, Biomedical Science, Health Services and Nursing are encouraged to attend. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Will Offer Social Media Workshops for Businesses and Nonprofits

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer four separate workshops focused on using social media effectively in business or the nonprofit sector. Each workshop will meet 6-9 p.m. on an upcoming Tuesday or Thursday at the Mays Landing Campus, located at 5100 Black Horse Pike. The following workshops will be offered:

Social Media for Professional Business (Nov. 2) focuses on using social media to engage customers and market your business and on discovering which social media tools potential customers favor.

Social Media: Using Twitter and Instagram (Nov. 14) is geared toward beginners and provides information and guidance on cultivating followers, creating an editorial calendar, defining the theme of your Twitter or Instagram, and balancing fun, interactive elements like pictures and videos. Continue reading

‘Table Games – Quick Start’ Program Offered at Casino Career Institute

The Casino Career Institute at Atlantic Cape Community College has prepared more than 50,000 people for rewarding careers in gaming and continues to offer top-notch training for those who wish to enter the global casino profession.

CCI is offering a new program, “Table Games – Quick Start” in three different selections: Blackjack, Roulette or Baccarat (choose one); Craps and Carnival Games (two games for one price); and Blackjack, Pai Gow Poker or Pai Gow Tiles (choose one). Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Offers Substitute Teacher Certification

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a new certification program for those interested in becoming substitute teachers. This 10-hour program provides an overview of the role and expectations of the substitute teacher, as well as the application and certification process. Upon completion, students will receive one Continuing Education Unit.

Training includes:

  • The role of the substitute teacher
  • Growth and development by age level
  • Appropriate teaching strategies
  • Classroom management
  • Practical ideas and resources
  • Application process
  • Professionalism in and out of the classroom
  • Health and safety issues

The class will be offered 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Nov. 4 and 11, at the Mays Landing Campus.

Cost is $139. For more information, call 609-343-5655 or visit www.atlantic.edu/conted. An unofficial college transcript indicating a minimum of 60 college credits earned is required the first day of class. The Mays Landing Campus is located at 5100 Black Horse Pike.

 

Atlantic Cape Offers ‘Club 50 Plus’ Enrichment Workshops for Seniors

Atlantic Cape Community College’s Club 50 Plus will offer workshops this fall designed to enhance the personal, professional and social lives of older learners.

Alzheimer’s 101, presented by Alzheimer’s New Jersey, provides a comprehensive overview for anyone who wants to learn about memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11. Registration is required to reserve a seat in this workshop.

During The Essential Tools for Life (and Death) Planning, Raymond N. Beebee, Esq., CPA, a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, will provide essential information involving wills, powers of attorney and advanced directives, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25.

Buying on eBay will introduce the world of eBay and review all aspects of how to use eBay for buying, 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Offers New Entrepreneur Training Workshops at Cape May County Campus

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a series of entrepreneur training workshops at its Cape May County Campus this fall for those interested in successfully marketing their own business.

Entrepreneur Marketing Basics teaches participants how to successfully market their products or services and will cover essential marketing plan components and the latest digital marketing and networking strategies, 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 10. Cost is $39.

During Crowdfunding: The New Way to Raise Money!, attendants learn all about the new way to raise money for their causes, campaigns, projects or business, 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16. Cost is $39. Continue reading