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     2017-2018 School Year

    September through June Sessions

     

      Certificate Programs  

     

    Admissions Process & Timeline:

    1.  Submit an Adult Application and pay a $25 non-refundable application fee (online or in-person).

            --  This will prompt a call from program personnel to schedule you for an interview and an admissions test.

            --  Submit documentation of high school level education (GED certification or official transcript directly from high school to the Supervisor of Adult Education). 

    2.  Attend an Interview with program personnel.

    3.  Take an assessment administered by program personnel. 

    ++  Full Year  Programs begin in September, 2018.

    ++  * Half Year Programs are offered twice a year and start in September 2017or January 2019.

    ++  Application for programs that begin in September are accepted between July and August, annually.  Late application may be made in September if seats are available.

    ++  Application for programs that begin in January are accepted between July and December, annually.  Late application may be made in January if seats are available.

      

    Certificate Programs are designed for adults (16 years of age and older not currently enrolled in a high school program) interested in changing careers, starting a career, looking to change job classifications or acquire new skills within a career area. Successful completers:

        +    Earn a Certificate of Completion issued by the school district

        +    In the case of license preparation programs: obtain clock hours required for licensure as applicable

        +    Obtain industry credentials as available

        +    In some cases, clock hours attended may be applied to the Related Technical Instruction component of a registered apprenticeship program

        +    Obtain job search assistance although neither an apprenticeship opportunity nor job placement are assured

     

    Click here to learn how to register on-line. 

    Apply Online:  Click here to download an application for adult full time certificate programs.

     

    ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
    This Electrical Technology Certificate Program prepares the student for entry-level employment within the electrical trades. It is designed for individuals interested in changing careers as well as those who are looking for first time employment in the field. Eight modules include classroom and hands-on instruction, field trips and seminars. Successful completers obtain an OSHA card and credit hours earned may be applied to the related instruction component of a registered apprenticeship program. Curriculum includes a program orientation and instruction in the following courses: Multi Craft Basics; Alternating Current Loads; Magnetism, Conductors & Insulators; Motor Controls; Tools & Supports: Electrical; Transformers & Motors; and Electrical Circuits.  Classes meet Monday through Friday from 1:00 - 5:00 PM at the East Brunswick campus.

     

    HEAT, VENTILATION, AIR CONDITIONING & REFRIGERATION
    CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

    The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Certificate Program prepares the student for entry-level positions in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration maintenance. It is designed for individuals interested in changing careers as well as those who are looking to change classifications or acquire new skills within this field. Successful completers earn an OSHA Card and Refrigerant Handling certification. Credit hours earned may be applied to the related instruction component of a registered apprenticeship program. Curriculum includes a program orientation and instruction in the following courses: Multi-Craft Basics; AC Basics & Refrigerants; Sheet Metal Basics; Domestic Appliances; Heating Fundamentals, and Principles of Refrigeration.  Classes meet Monday through Thursday  from 5:00 - 10:00 PM at the Piscataway campus. 

     

    PLUMBING TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM 

    The Plumbing Technology Certificate Program prepares the student for entry-level employment within the plumbing trades. It is designed for individuals interested in changing careers as well as those who are looking for first time employment in the field. Students participate in classroom and hands-on instruction, field trips and seminars. Successful completers obtain an OSHA Card and credit hours earned may be applied to the related instruction component of a registered apprenticeship program. Curriculum includes a program orientation and instruction in the following courses: Multi-Craft Basics; AC Basics & Refrigerants; Pumps & Transit; Drainage In Single Family Dwellings; Plumbing A House & Inspections; Potable Water & Appliances; and Tools & Supports: Plumbing.  Classes meet Monday through Thursday from 1:00 - 6:00 PM at the Piscataway campus. 

     

    HOME INSPECTION CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

    The Home Inspection Certificate Program* (Excludes Required Mentoring Component) prepares you for the New Jersey Home Inspector Licensure Exam. The 10-module program is required as a prerequisite for licensing as a New Jersey Home Inspector. Field Mentorship, textbooks and assessment costs are not included in this course offering. Students are required to purchase textbooks separately. Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalent for licensure. The curriculum includes instruction in the following: Structure Inspection Roofing Inspection Electrical Inspection Heating Inspection I Heating Inspection II Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps Inspection Plumbing Inspection Exterior Inspection Interior and Insulation Inspection Communication and Professional Practice.  The Home Inspection (Mentoring Component) Field Experience is offered in the Spring only.  Fee for the Mentoring Component is $1,425.