Workforce Development at Atlantic Cape offers a wide range of certificate, certification, professional, and community education training programs to meet individuals' and businesses' needs in Atlantic and Cape May counties. Partnerships with local businesses and industry help meet industry needs for skilled workers and their employees' need for enhanced skills. Classes are offered during the day, evenings, and weekends at all three College campuses and locations throughout Atlantic and Cape May counties. Many programs are available online. Additional information is available in the Workforce Development Program Guide. For information, call (609) 343-5655 or visit www.atlantic.edu/workforce.
Adult Literacy and Integrated Education Programs
Atlantic Cape's Adult Literacy division delivers educational services for adults who seek to enhance their basic skills. Necessary skills enhancements allow participants to move into employment. Courses include Adult Basic Education, High School Equivalency (HSE) Preparation, and English as a Second Language (ESL). There is no cost to eligible applicants. For information, call (609) 343-4817.
Certificate and Certification Training Programs
Atlantic Cape offers over 40 Career Training Certificates and Certification Programs to prepare students for many career options. These programs are designed to help students obtain the skills required to begin a new career -- often in just a few short months. Healthcare, technology, hospitality, gaming, and culinary programs are available. Experienced instructors utilize up-to-date equipment to provide a well-rounded curriculum designed for success. College credits, upon successful completion, may be earned for many programs. For information, call (609) 343-5655 or visit www.atlantic.edu/workforce.
Casino Career Institute
Atlantic Cape's Casino Career Institute (CCI) has provided training and consulting services supporting the gaming industry for over 45 years. CCI was the first licensed gaming school in the nation to be affiliated with a community college. CCI offers dealer training, surveillance, and games protection training. Students receive hands-on training on our fully-equipped mock casino floor. For information, call (609) 343-5655 or visit www.atlantic.edu/cci.
The Career Services and Experienced-based Learning team are prepared to assist students with assistance with resumes and interview skills. The team also assists employers in connecting with students for employment and experienced-based learning opportunities like internships and apprenticeships. For information on Career Services, call (609) 343-4867 or visit www.atlantic.edu/careerservices.
Health Professions Institute
Atlantic Cape's Health Professions Institute (HPI) provides comprehensive healthcare training for in-demand careers. Phlebotomy, Certified Clinical Medical Assistants, Emergency Medical Technicians, and Paramedic Science Programs are available. For information, call (609) 343-5655 or visit www.atlantic.edu/hpi.
Professional Development and Community Education
Workforce Development provides various professional development and personal enrichment courses to meet Atlantic and Cape May County residents' interests and needs. The College offers workshops and seminars to help busy professionals acquire additional credentials, certifications, and skills. Classes are offered on days, evenings, and weekends at all three Atlantic Cape campuses and various locations throughout Atlantic and Cape May counties. For information, call (609) 343-5655 or visit www.atlantic.edu/workforce.
Retail, Customer Service & Hospitality
Workforce Development provides sales, customer service, retail management, front desk operations, and guest service training. For information, call (609) 343-5655 or visit www.atlantic.edu/workforce.
Workforce Solutions (Training Services for Business)
Atlantic Cape's Workforce Solutions Programs deliver training specific to businesses and organizations' needs in Atlantic and Cape May counties. Professional trainers facilitate sessions on topics that assist businesses in meeting the demands of their challenging and competitive markets. Workforce Solutions also offers needs assessments and application assistance with N.J. Department of Labor's Workforce Development grant opportunities. For information, call (609) 343-5655 or visit www.atlantic.edu/workforce.
The Wind Training Center
The Wind Training Center will provide the GWO Basic Safety Training w/Sea Survival. Over five days, the training will provide 40 hours of instruction in five areas (First Aid, Manual Handling, Fire Awareness, Working at Heights, and Sea Survival). The training program and supporting facility will be the first in the State and enable New Jersey to strengthen its leadership position in offshore wind energy. Atlantic Cape was awarded $2.9M for the 1,700 square ft. facility. The New Jersey Offshore Wind Safety Training Challenge is a grant program administered by the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education with the support of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. For information, call (609) 343-5655 or visit www.atlantic.edu/windtraining.