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Center for Economic and Workforce Development

Training Program Offerings

Union County College’s

CENTER FOR ECONOMIC AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT OFFERS THE FOLLOWING TRAINING PROGRAMS:

Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management Program:

This program provides training leading to certification by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP). It is designed for the person who has some work experience , and prepares for entry level positions in the transportation, logistics and distribution industry. It includes four (4) modules plus job search and workplace skills training. The program is 180 hours long. Job development and counseling are also provided.

Program Includes:
Supply Chain Management Principles (SCPro Certification)
Warehouse Operations (SCPro Certification)
Transportation Operations (SCPro Certification)
Customer Service Operations (SCPro Certification)
Total Hours: 180 Hours

 

Welding Program:

The Union County College welding program provides contextualized instruction that incorporates basic skills development and hands-on welding training that will provide adults the opportunity to gain the knowledge and support the development of the necessary skills for individuals to earn a national welding certification, find employment in the field of welding and be-come economically self-sufficiency. This is a 360 hour training program and includes job search and workplace skills training. Job development and counseling are also provided.

Program Content:
Occupational Orientation and Safety
Principles of Welding
Welding, Drawing and Symbol Interpretation
“Shop Math” and Measurements
Visual Examination, Inspection and Testing
Shielded Metal ARC Welding (SMAW) (Stick welding)
Gas Tungsten ARC Welding (GTAW) (TIG welding)
Gas Metal ARC Welding (GWAW) (MIG welding)
Total Hours: 360 Hours

Certifications:
American Welding Society (AWS)
Certified Stick (SMAW) Welder AWS D1.1/D1.1M

OSHA Safety – 10 Hour

 

Medical Billing Specialist:

 The Medical Billing program provides stu-dents with skills and knowledge to begin a billing career. It is designed to prepare students for careers in a variety of healthcare setting, includ-ing medical offices, hospitals, clinic and skilled-cared facilities. The cur-riculum is structured to include instruction in several areas including but not limited to billing practices and systems, reimbursements sys-tems, health record maintenance, and software applications. Counsel-ing and job development are also provided. A certificate is issued upon completing the program and meeting the attendance requirements.

Program Includes:
Medical Terminology
Medical Billing
Medical Office Procedures/Records Management
CPB Test Preparation

Total Hours: 315 hours

Certifications:
Certified Billing Specialist (CPB) Certified Billing Specialist

 

Medical Coding Specialist:

The Medical Coding program provides students with skills and knowledge to begin a coding career. It is designed to prepare students for careers in a variety of healthcare setting, including medical offices, hospitals, clinic and skilled-cared facilities. The curriculum is structured to include instruction in several areas including but not limited to coding and reimbursements systems, health record maintenance, and software applications. Counseling and job development are also provided. A certificate is issued upon completing the program and meeting the attendance requirements.

Program Includes:
Medical Terminology
Medical Coding
CPC Test Preparation
Total Hours: 315 hours

Certifications: Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Certified Coding Specialist

Pharmacy Technician:

The Pharmacy Technician program prepares students for jobs in the allied health field where they
will be skilled to work under the supervision of a licensed Pharmacist. Pharmacy Technicians assist in dispensing prescriptions in retail and private pharmacies.
• Pharmacy Law and Regulations
• Sterile and non-sterile compounding
• Medication safety
• Pharmacy quality assurance
• Medication order entry and fulfillment process
• Pharmacy inventory management
• Pharmacy billing procedures
• Student services counseling
• Job search assistance and placement assistance
• Certification Exam fees
• Books and class materials
Total Hours: 135 hours
Certifications:
Certified Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board License: Pharmacy Technician, NJ
Types of Jobs: Pharmacies, Hospitals, Clinics.

 

Administrative Assistant: 

This program provides training in the use of current software employed in today’s modern office.  The student will receive instruction and gain proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook. This course is designed for the person who has some computer proficiency and has typing skills and some work experience. Center for Economic & Workforce Development programs provide computer assisted instruction to give students an opportunity to reinforce new computer skills and to review class work. Counseling and job development are also provided.  A certificate is issued upon completion of the program and meeting the attendance requirements.

Program Includes:
MS Word I, II, III and IV
MS Excel I, II and III
MS Outlook
Total Hours: 315 Hours

Certifications Earned:
Microsoft Office Specialist Word Certification
Microsoft Office Specialist Excel Certification
Microsoft Office Specialist Outlook Certification

 

Accounting Technician:

This program prepares the student for an entry level position in the accounting field. This program will provide instruction in financial language, preparation of journals, ledgers, and the financial statements. All areas of instruction will also be implemented by use of computerized accounting software. Center for Economic & Workforce Development programs provide computer assisted instruction to give students an opportunity to reinforce new computer skills and to review class work. Counseling and job development are also provided. A certificate is issued upon completing the program and meeting the attendance requirements.

Program Includes:
Accounting I and II
QuickBooks
MS Excel I, II and III

Total Hours: 315 Hours

Certifications Earned:
Intuit QuickBooks Certification
Microsoft Office Specialist Excel Certification

 

Computerized Office Skills: 

This program provides training in the use of current software employed in today’s modern office.  In this program, the person with little or no computer proficiency or work experience will become adept with the applications most utilized in office operations in today’s world.

The student will receive computer assisted instruction and gain proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook. Counseling and job development are also provided.  A certificate is issued upon completion of the program and meeting the attendance requirements.

Program Includes:
MS Word
MS Excel
MS Outlook
Total Hours: 315 Hours

Certifications: 
Microsoft Office Specialist MS Word Certification
Microsoft Office Specialist MS Excel Certification

 

English As A Second Language:This course will continue to focus on providing instruction to English as Second Language students in need of Basic English acquisition.  It introduces the students to the fundamentals of the English Language with emphasis on speaking and comprehension.  Students are exposed to a variety of learning experiences essentials to daily life in the United States.  The course also provides students with exposure to the social and cultural life in the US, such as greetings, introductions, and forms of address.

After each classroom lesson there is an opportunity for the students to review and reinforce the concepts presented through the use of ESL software set up in the computer lab.

Retesting will occur at the end of the cycle, and students will either advance to the intermediate level or remain at the same level depending on their individual test results.

Required Courses:

Reading and Vocabulary 2

Grammar and Writing 2

Listening and Conversation 2

Reading and Vocabulary 3

Grammar and Writing 3

Listening and Conversation 3

Reading and Vocabulary 1

Grammar and Writing 1

Listening and Conversation 1

Civics Reading and Vocabulary 2

Civics Grammar and Writing 2

Listening and Conversation 2

Composition 1

Total Hours: 585 Hours