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Ocean County College Workforce and Professional Education

Workforce & Professional Education, WPE at OCC aims to empower individuals, as well as local businesses, by providing affordable, student-centered, high-quality vocational and professional development opportunities with clear pathways to success.

WPE offers a variety of training courses.  It's easy to register.  Peruse the list of available courses.  When you find one you like, click the ADD TO CART button.  You will complete a short registration form, make your payment, and Voilá!  You're registered!

 

Call us at  732-255-0409, 8AM-4PM, Monday-Friday.


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Courses

Advanced Project Management (CEBM-721)

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The course will prepare seasoned project managers and those new to the field to sit for the PMP exam. We'll cover: work breakdown structure, network diagrams, and the critical path; schedule development; risk management introduction; resource allocation; communication planning; stakeholder analysis; risk planning and management; risk identification techniques; project execution, delivery, and control; project close and more. Upon completion, you’ll have the required 35 hours to sit for Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional Certification exam.

Schedule: Mondays 6-9pm
Modality: Online - 25 hours asynchronous, 10 hours synchronous
Clock Hours: 35
CEUs: 3.5
Instructor: John Juzbasich

For assistance please call 732-255-0400 x2548

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Start date

03/06/2023

End date

05/01/2023

Location

Ocean County College Campus

$ 500.00

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Alternate Route to Teaching (SRED-512)

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WEEKEND SECTION - Alternate Route to Teaching is a partnership between Brookdale Community College and OCC. If you already hold a Bachelor’s or higher, our program allows you to become a licensed teacher without having to complete a traditional teacher training program. This program is regulated and approved by the NJ Department of Education.

Schedule: Fri. 7/14 and 7/21 – 5-8pm, Sat. and Sun. 7/15, 7/16, 7/22, 7/23 – 8am 2pm
Modality: In-Person
Clock Hours: 50
CEUs: 5.0
Instructor: Carol D'Zio

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Start date

07/14/2023

End date

07/23/2023

Location

Ocean County College Campus

$ 295.00

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Anatomy & Physiology for the Health Care Professional Online (CEHO-104)

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Our online course is a prerequisite to receiving a coding, transcription, and electronic medical records certification. Our non-credit course does not substitute for Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II/BIOL 130 & 131. 

Schedule: This course is asynchronous and does not have required weekly meeting times. 
Modality: Online
Clock hours: 48
CEUs: 4.8
Instructor: Dana Newton

For assistance please call 732-255-0409

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Start date

02/13/2023

End date

05/01/2023

Location

Ocean County College Campus

$ 399.00

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Computerized Medisoft Billing Online (CEHO-108)

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Using medical software, learn to input patient information, schedule appointments, handle billing, and produce various lists and reports.

Schedule: This course is asynchronous and does not have required weekly meeting times. 
Modality: Online
Clock hours: 36
CEUs: 3.6
Instructor: Marilyn Knight

For assistance please call 732-255-0409

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Start date

06/07/2023

End date

08/25/2023

Location

Ocean County College Campus

$ 399.00

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Culinary Foundations (CEFO-803)

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The Culinary Foundations program focuses on foundational & fundamental skills development & reinforcement as well as key knowledge & technique development for aspiring chefs. Participants will learn kitchen & food safety, knife skills, stocks, moist & dry heat cooking methods, plating & presentation, culinary nutrition, and how to prepare specific types of foods: salads, vegetables, soups, sauces, meat, poultry, fish, breads, pastries & foods for special diets. The program consists of online video content complimented by 4 in-person immersion days on campus (Thursdays 4-8:30pm)  for practice and assessment of newly gained skills.  11 CEUs  Sean Bips, Instructor

For assistance please call 732-255-0409

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Start date

02/13/2023

End date

04/20/2023

Location

Ocean County College Campus

$ 750.00

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Dental Assisting (CEHS-126)

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Our dental assisting foundation course is designed for students with little to no knowledge of the field. Topics include anatomy, equipment, four-handed assisting techniques, hands-on presentation of dental procedures, infection control, instruments, materials, and terminology.

 

Included with the course is job shadowing experience and a career development workshop. Your successful completion of our Dental Assistant Course qualifies you as a Dental Assistant. Our program serves as a prerequisite for a Dental Radiology program.

 

REQUIRED: Textbook
Schedule: Thursdays 9am-1pm
CEU: 6.6
Cost: $699

Instructor: Christine Olsen

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Start date

01/26/2023

End date

05/11/2023

Location

Ocean County College Campus

$ 699.00

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EKG Technician (CEHS-168)

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Topics covered include cardiac anatomy & physiology, electrode application technique, operation of the EKG machine & other monitoring devices, and the fundamental elements of an EKG strip. Be eligible to take the national certification exam through NHA for EKG Technician. The $125 exam fee is not included in tuition. Upon course completion and earning the CET credential, you are eligible for 3 college credits toward an Ocean County College General Education Associate's degree. Required: Textbook CUs: 3.6 (Wednesdays 6-9pm)

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Start date

02/15/2023

End date

05/10/2023

Location

Ocean County College Campus

$ 649.00

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Electronic Health Record & CEHRS Exam Prep for Allied Health Careers Online (CEHO-109)

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Understand the need for electronic records and the terminology of the EHR systems. Gain hands-on experience working with an electronic health records software package. This course includes preparation for the NHA Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist Exam. ($117 exam cost not included in tuition).

Schedule: This course is asynchronous and does not have required weekly meeting times. 
Modality: Online
Clock hours: 45.5
CEUs: 4.55
Instructor: Marilyn Knight

For assistance please call 732-255-0409

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Start date

06/08/2023

End date

09/08/2023

Location

Ocean County College Campus

$ 399.00

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Fast Track Medical Terminology I & II Online (CEHO-102)

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Gain a confident understanding of the specific word elements and its relation to the complexity of the body. This course is a prerequisite for several certificate programs in the health care field. 

Schedule: This course is asynchronous and does not have required weekly meeting times. 
Modality: Online - asynchronous 
Clock Hours: 84
CEUs: 8.4
Instructor: Marilyn Knight

For assistance please call 732-255-0409

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Start date

06/05/2023

End date

09/08/2023

Location

Ocean County College Campus

$ 669.00

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Fire Protection ICS (CEPS-411)

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This course meets the educational requirements for licensure as a fire protection ICS Inspector. We provide you with instruction in administra­tive & technical areas using the specified texts as they apply to plan review of Class II & Class III structures and the inspection of all structures as established in the Uniform Construction Code UCC. REQUIRED: Textbooks, New Jersey Uniform Construction Code 2015, International Building Code 2015, International Residential Code-$180.00 to purchase the building & resi­dential codes together, 2015 International Fire Code $116.00, 2015 International Mechanical Code $63.50, 2015 International Fuel Gas Code $63.50, and 2014 NFPA 70, National Electrical Code $86.50.  

CEUs:12  

Cost: $1200

Instructor: Mr. Brian S Kubiel

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Start date

01/19/2023

End date

05/08/2023

Location

Ocean County College Campus

$ 1,200.00

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Google IT Support Professional Certificate (CECI-727)

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This course is designed for students who have an interest in the field of Information Technology as their career pathway.  It is a hands-on, online learning program designed to prepare learners for entry-level jobs in IT support upon completion of the certificate training. The course covers the fundamentals of IT support, including troubleshooting, customer service, networking, operating systems, system administration, and security. The course also provides hands-on lab practices for user support tasks such as software installation, network trouble shooting, and system maintenance, etc.

Schedule: This course is asynchronous and does not have required weekly meeting times. 
Modality: Online
Clock hours: 110
CEUs:11
Instructor: Edmond Hong
 

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Start date

04/03/2023

End date

09/08/2023

Location

Ocean County College Campus

$ 500.00

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Google IT Support Professional Certificate (CECI-727)

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This course is designed for students who have an interest in the field of Information Technology as their career pathway.  It is a hands-on, online learning program designed to prepare learners for entry-level jobs in IT support upon completion of the certificate training. The course covers the fundamentals of IT support, including troubleshooting, customer service, networking, operating systems, system administration, and security. The course also provides hands-on lab practices for user support tasks such as software installation, network trouble shooting, and system maintenance, etc.

Schedule: This course is asynchronous and does not have required weekly meeting times. 
Modality: Online
Clock hours: 110
CEUs:11
Instructor: Edmond Hong

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Start date

07/10/2023

End date

12/11/2023

Location

Ocean County College Campus

$ 500.00

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Medical Assistant Certificate Apprenticeship (CEHS-305A)

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EVENING SECTION - Our Medical Assistant Program prepares you for a career in medical assisting where you perform administrative & clinical tasks supervised by a physician, other health practitioner, or office manager.

Tuition does not include exam costs, which are subject to change without notice. In addition, you will receive 8 hours of training and become certified in Mental Health First Aid by the National Council for Behavioral Health.

Required: 100% Externship Attendance, Signed Acknowledgement of Risk & Responsibility, Health Insurance & Waiver, clear criminal background check, HS diploma/HSED.

Not Included in Tuition, but Required: Physical exam, immunizations document, 2-step PPD, Hepatitis B series proof; Student Liability Insurance; Scrubs; Stethoscope; Textbooks.

CEUs: 36.4

Monday, Tuesday, Thursdays - 6:00-10:00pm

Every other Saturday - 9:30am-3:30pm

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Start date

02/21/2023

End date

06/29/2023

Location

Ocean County College Campus

$ 5,244.08

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Medical Assistant Certificate Apprenticeship (CEHS-305A)

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Our Medical Assistant Program prepares you for a career in medical assisting where you perform administrative & clinical tasks supervised by a physician, other health practitioner, or office manager.

Tuition does not include exam costs, which are subject to change without notice. In addition, you will receive 8 hours of training and become certified in Mental Health First Aid by the National Council for Behavioral Health.

Required: 100% Externship Attendance, Signed Acknowledgement of Risk & Responsibility, Health Insurance & Waiver, clear criminal background check, HS diploma/HSED.

Not Included in Tuition, but Required: Physical exam, immunizations document, 2-step PPD, Hepatitis B series proof; Student Liability Insurance; Scrubs; Stethoscope; Textbooks.

Monday - Friday 9AM-5PM

Registration is open as of 11/18. Please call to register: 732-255-0400 x2269

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Start date

02/21/2023

End date

05/12/2023

Location

Ocean County College Campus

$ 5,244.08

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Medical Billing & Insurance Practices Online (CEHO-103)

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Billing specialists typically work for insurance companies or health care facilities to maintain accurate financial records and payment procedures. Gain an understanding of creating invoices, billing statements and check for calculation errors prior to processing.

Schedule: This course is asynchronous and does not have required weekly meeting times. 
Modality: Online
Clock hours: 48
CEUs: 4.8
Instructor: Marilyn Knight

For assistance please call 732-255-0409

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Start date

06/06/2023

End date

09/08/2023

Location

Ocean County College Campus

$ 399.00

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24-Hour Introduction to the Teaching Profession: Bridge Class

11-MAR-23 - 16-MAR-23

$  50.00
$ 50.00

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