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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:

Essentials 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

Warehouse Operations

Transportation Operations

Customer Service Operations

Total Hours: 180 Hours

Welding Program:  Union County College will implement a welding program that will provide 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 become 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 Includes:

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

Medical Billing and Coding Specialist: The Medical Billing and Coding program provides students with skills and knowledge to begin a billing and 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 billing practices and systems, coding and reimbursements systems, health record maintenance, and computer 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 I, II and III

Keyboarding I

Computerized Medical Billing I and II

Accounting I

QuickBooks

Medical Claims and Coding I and II

Medical Office Procedures/Records Management I

MS Excel I

MS Word I

Total Hours:  585 Hours

Administrative Assistant/Secretarial Science, General:  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 Word, Publisher, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Front Page. This course is designed for the person who has some computer proficiency but who 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 Access I and II

MS PowerPoint I and II

Business English

Keyboarding I

Total Hours: 585 Hours

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 Word I and II

MS Excel I, II and III

MS Access I and II

MS PowerPoint I  and II

Business English

Total Hours:  585 Hours

ESL and Office Skills:  The ESL Office Skills Program is formulated to prepare participants with limited English speaking skills for jobs requiring computer application skills.  It is carefully tailored to accommodate the needs of the student whose first language is other than English.  The design of this program is two tiered.  The first 270 hours of the program consists of intensive English study with introduction to the Internet.  The additional 315 hours have a concentration in developing computer software and essential office skills together with additional English reinforcement.

Curricula and materials used in this program are customized to service language skills needs peculiar to non-native speakers. The skills developed in this program will include keyboarding, office procedures and computer skills required for effective job performance.  Progress is monitored throughout the program.  Students are introduced to the Microsoft Office package.

In addition to development of technical skills, increase in English proficiency skills is critical to getting and maintaining a job.  English proficiency is enhanced through conversation practice, writing, and listening in the context of office communications. 

Program Includes:

Reading Vocabulary 2 Accounting I/Bus. Math

Listening and Conversation 1 MS Word I

Reading and Vocabulary 1 MS Word II

Grammar and Writing 1 Excel I

Reading and Vocabulary 2 Business English

Grammar and Writing 2 Keyboarding I

Office Proc. / Lang. for Workforce

Total Hours: 585 Hours

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