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Atlantic Cape to Offer Front Desk Representative Professional Training at Cape May County Campus

Atlantic Cape Community College will partner with the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute to offer the Certified Front Desk Representative training program. This 48-hour course will meet 6-9 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 20 – April 12, at the Cape May County Campus, located at 341 Court House-South Dennis Road in Cape May Court House. The fee is $489.

Participants will learn the important foundations to work the front desk in a hotel or motel. This certification will cover room reservations and assignments, registering guests, key controls, assisting with guest requests. This program will also provide training in The Power of the Guest Story; Guest Service Factoids; Exploring the Seven Elements; Authenticity: Keep It Real!; Intuition: Read the Need!; Empathy: Use Your Heart!; Champion: Be a Guest Hero!; Delight: Provide a Surprise!; Delivery: Follow Through!; Initiative: Make the Effort!; and The GOLD Elements. 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, Free ‘Virtual Assistant: Social Media Marketing’ Program; Information Session Being Held Aug. 23

Atlantic Cape Community College’s Workforce Development Division is offering a new 380-hour training program, “Virtual Assistant: Social Media Marketing,” for free to those who have been unemployed or underemployed for at least six months and qualify under the Ready to Work New Jersey guidelines, beginning Sept. 11.

The training program will teach participants the marketing fundamentals and skills necessary to be a successful social media marketing professional. The social media marketing module of the program prepares participants with the skills to understand marketing fundamentals, align content types to specific marketing goals, use keywords to connect to an audience, boost social media through influencers and effectively use hashtags. The virtual assistant focus of the program provides instruction on the key elements needed to prepare and market one’s self to work remotely for employers and clients. Continue reading

Spaces Still Available for March 8 Italian Pastries Class

There are still spaces available for the Continuing Education “Italian Pastries” class (BAKE 103) taking place 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, in Kitchen 2 of the Academy of Culinary Arts.

The course focuses on preparing decadent feather-light amaretto mousse in a tulip cup, St. Joseph’s Day cake and sfingi, another Italian delicacy. Learn some new desserts for upcoming spring holidays.

To sign up, call 609-343-5655 or visit at www.atlantic.edu/conted.

Cost is $75- don’t forget, you may be eligible for tuition reimbursement­–check with Human Resources.

New Vegetarian Workshop Series with Chef Christina Martin at Academy of Culinary Arts This Fall

carrots, tomatoes, herbs, garlic,A new vegetarian workshop series with Academy of Culinary Arts alumna Chef Christina Martin, who has worked in Philadelphia restaurants including Blackfish and Vedge, begins Sept. 17 at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

Introduction to Plant-based Cooking will cover the basics on how to get organized in the kitchen, stocking a plant-based kitchen and shopping strategies, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17.

Fall Farmers Market in New Jersey explores recipes using cauliflower, winter greens and squashes from local farmers markets to create nourishing, plant-based dishes, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Offers Medical Assistant Program; New Evening Hybrid Option Available

25017601804_3bef4c9778_zThe Health Professions Institute at Atlantic Cape Community College offers a comprehensive Medial Assistant Training Program at the college’s Atlantic City Campus this fall, in two different formats.

Medical Assistant, Daytime, Classroom Option is offered in a traditional format of classroom instruction and some online work, meeting Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., beginning Oct. 10.

Medical Assistant, Evening, Hybrid Option is a more flexible option that allows students to complete most coursework online, with skills lab instruction, 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays, beginning Sept. 20. Students must register by end of day Monday, Sept. 12. Continue reading

Baking and Pastry Workshops with Chef Marylou D’Angelo Offered at Academy of Culinary Arts Beginning in September

photo of pieces of breadHave you ever wanted to learn how to bake your own bread or create your own pastries? Then join Chef Marylou D’Angelo at the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College for her baking and pastry workshop series, beginning in September, at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

Bread Baking I: European Breads will offer the hands-on experience on baking Vienna Bread, Focaccia and Olive Bread, 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7.

Bread II: Trendy Breads explores how to make San Francisco Sour Dough Bread, Rosemary Pull-Apart Bread and Handmade Pretzels, 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28. Continue reading

Health Professions Institute’s Medical Assistant Program Graduates 18

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Medical Assistant Class: Graduates of the Medical Assistant class with their instructor Alice Torres and “Pearl,” a medical manikin, after their ceremony, June 8, at the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus. (Not pictured are graduates Joyce Davis and Sheila Nuss.)

Eighteen students in the Medical Assistant class offered through the Health Professions Institute at Atlantic Cape Community College graduated, Wednesday, June 8, at the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd. The 620-hour program trained students to perform a variety of administrative and clinical duties in the offices of physicians and other health care facilities, and included six weeks of clinical training. Continue reading