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Free Workforce Training for Local Business at Atlantic Cape

August 24, 2012

Atlantic Cape Community College, a participating partner of the Basic-Skills Workforce Training Program, will offer free basic skills training to employees of Atlantic and Cape May County businesses this fall through a literacy grant from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the NJ Business and Industry Association and the NJ Community College Workforce Consortium.

The classes are free to all private sector and nonprofit employers in the state; however, employees taking classes must be paid at their regular hourly rate while in training. Business owners are eligible only if they pay taxes into the Unemployment Insurance Fund.

Atlantic Cape will offer several basic skills training sessions at the Institute for Service Excellence at the Hamilton Mall, 4403 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, including:

  • Introduction to Word – Word 2010-Level 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 7
  • Introduction to Spreadsheets – Excel 2010-Level 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 14
  • Introduction to Word – Word 2010-Level 2, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 21
  • Introduction to Spreadsheets – Excel 2010-Level 2, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 28

Sessions at Atlantic Cape’s Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road in Cape May Court House, include:

  • Introduction to Word – Word 2010-Level 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 5
  • Introduction to Spreadsheets – Excel 2010-Level 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 12
  • Introduction to Word – Word 2010-Level 2, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 19
  • Introduction to Spreadsheets – Excel 2010-Level 2, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 26

Customized classes for groups of 10 or more can be arranged.

For more information, or to register employees for training, contact Julia Ratliff at (609) 343-5680 or visit www.atlantic.edu/njbia.