We offer certificates that will assist you in the specialized field that you desire to start a new career or become an expert in your current occupation. Certificates include, Animal Control Officer, Bartending, and ServSafe Food Protection Manager.
This ServSafe course provides comprehensive training in all areas of food safety and sanitations:
Preventing Food Borne Illness, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP), Cleaning & Sanitizing, Pest Control, Food Security, Proper Food Temperatures, Food Worker Hygiene, Food Allergies, and more.
Training is provided by a registered ServSafe instructor and proctor. You will be given instruction to help you prepare for and take an exam at the end of the class. A certificate will be issued to those who successfully complete the exam. A picture ID is required for exam.
This training is recognized by the following organizations: National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation; New Jersey Restaurant Association; American National Standards Institute (ANSI); Conference for Food Protection; New Jersey State Department of Health; and the Ocean County Health Department.
Participants who successfully complete this educational program will be awarded 0.7 NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). Ocean County College has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services as a provider of New Jersey Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).
The cost of this course includes instruction and exam only. REQUIRED: Textbook with exam answer sheet included in book.
Course Code: CEFO-802
This course prepares students for the certificate exam. This is a state certificate , which is required for all Animal Control Officers in New Jersey.
Other careers that this course would be appropriate for training include animal care and welfare (veterinary technicians and assitants), animal shelter workers and volunteers, animal groomers, and trainers. Please see the New Jersey Certified Animal Control Officers Association site for more information specific to a career in Animal Control at www.njcacoa.org. Topics covered in this class include legal authority for animal control, procedures for court action, animal identification, behavior and handling, disease recognition and prevention, first aid on the road, community relations, shelter operations, euthanasia, and adoption. Additional experiences in this class include a field trip to an animal shelter and twenty (20) hours of ride along with certified Animal Control Officers. Workbook included. Textbooks required.
Course Code: CEPA-118
You will receive total hands-on training behind a real bar. Mixology book, career development, and job counseling are included in the course.
Course Code: CEFO-204
Explore numerous aspects of voice-acting work for television, film, radio, books on tape, animation, documentaries, and the internet. We will cover all the basics, including how to prepare your demo, you will also record a commercial script and have the opportunity to hear samples of actual demos recorded by professional voice actors.
A mandatory course required by the SORA Act under the NJ State Rules and Regulation for Law and Public Safety. Participants will be state certified to remain in or gain employment as a Security Officer. Topics discussed will include Homeland Security and Counter Terrorism Measures, Communications and Emergency Response, as well as Theft Protection and Ethical/Professional Conduct. Training is provided from an approved Security Officer instructor from the NJ State Police. The first day is a required three hour orientation. Students must bring a valid credit card for fees (approx. $153) associated with processing applications through the NJ State Police, as required, to begin this mandatory training and fees for fingerprinting/background check. These fees are not included in cost of course.
Explore job opportunities and training in one of the fastest growing industries in the world, the Travel Industry. The Travel Industry is a unique industry that has opportunities for all adults, no matter what their age. This seminar will explain numerous opportunities in the Travel Industry that allow you to work full-time or part-time as an employee; or as an independent contractor working from home. Emphasis will be placed on the roll of the Travel Agent and its related fields.