A series of certificate courses will be offered during the Fall 2016 semester, starting in September and October at the main Newark campus of Essex County College.
Registration information on these programs is available at (973) 877-3079.
Certificate programs to be offered starting in September and October include:
Fundamentals of Payroll Certificate Program is a 12 session course designed to prepare students for entry level jobs in the payroll profession. At the completion of the course, students will be prepared to take the National Fundamental Payroll Certification Examination administered through the American Payroll Association. The class will meet on Saturdays, starting September 17, from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Cost is $630.
How to Own and Operate a Child Care Center is a six session program that will serve as a practical guide for establishing and managing needed care centers. The class will meet Saturdays, starting September 17, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Tuition is $234 plus an $18 fee.
Human Resources Practice Certificate is a 12 session program that provides a comprehensive and practical grounding in the major areas needed for personnel generalists. It is designed for those who wish to improve performance capability on the job or for those seeking to launch a career in Human Resources. The class will meet Saturdays, starting September 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $672 with a payment plan available.
A+ Certification Preparation is a course designed to prepare students to take the A+ Certification exam. The 18 session course covers a number of topics required in the field. The class meets Saturdays, starting September 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The course runs through February 4, 2017. Cost is $990 with a payment plan available.
Principles of Real Estate Sales is a 13 session course that prepares students to take the state examination for the New Jersey Real Estate Sales License. Topics include mortgage sales agreements, deeds, title closing, license, real estate law, property interests and rights. The course will be offered Saturdays, starting October 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The last class (January 14, 2017) meets from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Cost of the program is $575.
Project Management Professional (PMP) program is designed for people pursuing careers in such fields as technology, building construction, finance, and accounting which require project managers to focus on planning, organizing, and managing projects and programs. Students wishing to sit for the PMP exam must complete this course, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and have a minimum of five years and 7,500 hours in project management, or have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years and 3,500 hours in project management experience. The class will meet on nine Saturdays, starting October 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The December 3 class will meet from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Total cost of the course is $698 and a payment plan is available.
Personal Fitness Trainer National Certification is an ideal course for people interested in becoming a certified personal trainer. This program is co-sponsored by the World Instructor Training Schools. Core topics include anatomy, exercise physiology, cardio-respiratory fitness, nutrition, health screening and much more. The national certification exam is administered the last day of class. The six session course will meet Saturdays, starting October 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A 30-hour post course internship is required and the Heart Saver Adult CPR course is required for certification. Total cost of the class is $636.