Workforce Development

Welcome to Atlantic Cape Community College. Our goal is to provide a broad range of workshops, seminars, and career training programs to the residents and businesses of Atlantic and Cape May Counties.

 

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Career Training

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Casino/Gaming Training

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Computers, Technology & IT Certifications

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Culinary Arts & Cooking

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Health Care

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Online Training

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Retail, Customer Services, & Hospitality

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Services for Business

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Institutes and Grant Programs

Take 2019 In a New Direction

Are you unemployed and seeking a new career or changing careers to technology, health care, physical fitness or the casino industry? Thinking about starting your own business? You may be eligible for up to $4,000 in training funds through the local One-Stop. Contact Michele Matulevich, Program Navigator at mmatulev@atlantic.edu or (609) 343-5655 to find out the steps you need to take today.

And check out our General Information page for more details.

Spring 2019 Workforce Development Guide

Contact Us


College and Career Pathways Programs

Career Portfolio Development Course

Prerequisite: This process begins with a pre-assessment meeting to determine if the career portfolio course is the best option.

Atlantic Cape students can earn credit for prior college-level learning outside the traditional classroom setting and apply it toward an associate degree. Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) refers to any knowledge acquired outside the college classroom that may be eligible for college credit.

For example, if a student has experience as a restaurant manager, that student might be able to demonstrate college-level learning about hospitality sales and marketing or human resources management. This course will help students develop a portfolio to document their college-level learning for review by a qualified evaluator. This course has continuous enrollment where students can start the program at any time and complete a portfolio in 16 consecutive weeks.

PATH-101 (48 Hours)
Fee: $359 (Fee includes evaluation of completed portfolio.)

  • Section OW01P-Online classroom
    (Some face-to-face meetings are required.) Ongoing enrollment.
    To get started, call (609) 343-5655.

Math Boot Camp

The Math Boot Camp provides selected students with a tuition-free option to complete either one or two developmental math courses. This is a one-week course where students use a
diagnostic and prescriptive software, MyFoundationsLab, to accelerate their progress through the developmental sequence of courses. Students are only required to complete prescribed modules for the topics where the diagnostic found they were weak. By reducing the amount of time it takes students to complete the developmental math courses, students have the opportunity to enroll in and complete college-level math courses in fewer semesters.
This free workshop is slated to be offered during Atlantic Cape’s winter and summer breaks, based on available funding. Eligible students will receive information along with an invitation to register prior to these sessions.
Mays Landing Campus, Call (609) 343-5018

Adult Basic Education/GED/ESL

Atlantic Cape Community College, through a grant from the New Jersey Department of Labor, offers free Adult Education classes. English as a Second Language classes are offered at the Worthington Atlantic City campus September through May in both the morning and the evening. Classes include beginner level ESL classes as well as College Pathways classes, which prepare students to enter the college as credit students. Adult Education classes are held at our partner, the One Stop Career Center in Pleasantville, 4 days per week. High School Equivalency Preparation classes (GED) are offered at the One Stop Career Center during the day or at the Worthington Atlantic City Campus morning, afternoon or evening. All classes are free. Placement testing is required for all classes.

Students may visit the college at 1535 Bacharach Blvd, room 252, Atlantic City to inquire about these programs or they may call the Assistant Director of Adult Education, Barbara Kozek at (609) 343-4884.

How to Register

ATTENTION: Our Online registration form is for use when registering for Workforce Development programs. Please call Susan DeCicco at (609) 343-5655 to register or stop by our admissions office to begin the process for registering for a career training program.

By Phone:

Call (609) 343-5655
Register using VISA, Mastercard or American Express
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Call (609) 343-5655
Register using VISA, Mastercard or American Express
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Any campus location.

Registrations should be received no later than fourteen days prior to the first day of your career training program or five days before a workshop. We urge you to register early -- many courses fill early, while other courses are sometimes canceled due to insufficient enrollment. The College reserves the right to change course locations, dates, and instructors when necessary.

Fees are listed under each course description. Payment must accompany registration by mail in order to be placed on class list. Payment plans are available for career training programs and must be arranged in person.

A letter of confirmation will be sent upon receipt of registration and payment.

Full refunds are given if the class is canceled by Atlantic Cape. Refunds requested due to withdrawal by the student require notification to the continuing education registration office at 609-343-5655 at least 48 hours prior to the first meeting of the course. Refunds are issued by check or credit card. This refund doesn't include the nonrefundable amount of $150.00 required for career training programs.