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Center for Economic and Workforce Development

Union County College

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 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


Medical Billing Specialist:

The Medical Billing program provides students with skills and knowledge to begin a billing 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, 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 Billing
  • Medical Office Procedures/Records Management
  • CPB Test Preparation

Certifications:

  • Certified Billing Specialist (CPB)

Total Hours: 315 hours


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

Certifications:

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
  • Certified Coding Specialist

Total Hours: 315 hours


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.

Program Includes:

  • 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

Certifications:

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Board License: Pharmacy Technician, NJ

Total Hours: 135 hours


Patient Care Technician

The Patient Care Technician plays a key role in any health care facility. Patient Care Technicians are authorized to administer basic medical care to patients. Multi-skilled Patient Care Technicians will provide quality care to patients by assisting with ADLs (activities of daily living), taking vital signs, assisting with medical examinations and treatment. Additional responsibilities of the PCT may include EKG and phlebotomy. In this course students will learn collaboration and patient management processes, body mechanics, vital signs, ambulatory care and patient positioning for treatment and rehabilitation.

Program Includes:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • EKG Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • BLS CPR
  • First Aid
  • Pharmacology and Drug Interaction
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Textbooks
  • First time test fees

Certifications:

  • National Certified EKG Technician (CET), NHA
  • National Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPCT), NHA
  • National Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT), NHA

Total Hours: 312 hours


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
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Excel Certification
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Outlook Certification

Certifications:

  • Microsoft Office Specialist Word Certification
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Excel Certification
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Outlook Certification

Total Hours: 315 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 Excel I, II and III

Certifications:

  • Intuit QuickBooks Certification
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Excel Certification
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Excel Certification

Total Hours: 315 hours


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

Certifications:

  • Microsoft Office Specialist MS Word Certification
  • Microsoft Office Specialist MS Excel Certification

Total Hours: 315 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/li>
  • Listening and Conversation 2
  • Reading and Vocabulary 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