West Windsor, N.J. – For those looking to add marketable skills to their resume, Mercer County Community College’s Center for Continuing Studies (CCS) offers a wide range of noncredit short-term classes starting in September. Most classes are held evenings and weekends on the college’s West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. Six information sessions will be held in the coming weeks to help community members consider their career options.
Health care professionals who wish to learn Computed Tomography (CT Scan) are invited to a session on Wednesday, August 7 at 5:30 p.m. in the MCCC Conference Center on the West Windsor campus. This 13-week online training program includes a 96-hour clinical component. On Tuesday, Aug. 13, starting at 5 p.m., those interested in employment as Certified Nurse Aides are invited to a session at the Trenton campus (102 N. Broad Street). Students in this 90-hour program will train in a new health care lab at MCCC's downtown campus as they prepare for jobs in long-term care and pediatric facilities, rehabilitation centers, hospitals and more.
The second week in September includes four information sessions to help community members move forward in their careers. “Back to School Night for Adults” is a general workshop to be held Tuesday, Sept. 10, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Conference Center, for those who want to explore varied options. Staff will be on hand to offer advice on careers and CCS programs that will enhance skills or provide new directions.
For more information or to view the course catalog for fall, visit www.mccc.edu/ccs, email ComEd@mccc.edu or call 609-570-3311.
For those employed as electricians, industrial maintenance mechanics and automation technicians, new this fall is Introduction to Automation Using Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC). An information session about this innovative training program will be held Wednesday, Sept. 11, 1:30 p.m., at the Conference Center.
The CCS will host an information session about New Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey (Alternate Route to Teaching) on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 5:30 p.m. in the Conference Center. This program provides adults who have already earned their bachelor’s degrees a shorter route to their teaching certification.
Also on Thursday, Sept. 12, the center hosts a session for those interested in the Veterinary Assistant Certificate Program, which recently earned national certification. The session starts at 5:30 p.m. in the Conference Center.