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Workforce &
Professional Education

Our Mission:

Workforce & Professional Education, WPE at OCC aims to empower individuals, as well as local businesses, by providing affordable, student-centered, high-quality vocational and professional development opportunities with clear pathways to success.

WPE offers a wide variety of workforce-related courses for training, professional education, and pathways to degree programs for community members and incumbent workers. These offerings are focused on revitalizing careers, reskilling workers, and gaining new credentials to assist employers in growing their business. WPE also offers a number of exciting apprenticeship opportunities and work-based learning that benefit both participating students and their employers.

OCC currently works with many employers and public entities in Ocean County to provide training for incumbent workers in a variety of areas. Training can be customized to an employer’s individual needs and, in many cases, may be grant-funded and tuition-free.

Spring 2021 Workforce and Professional Education Business Course Catalog

Workforce and Professional Education at OCC is offering top-notch training in healthcare this 2021 Summer Semester. See our selection of classes and register today.

2021 Workforce and Professional Education Summer Courses

Workforce and Professional Education Refund Policy

WPE will provide a refund for a class ONLY if you withdraw four (4) business days, 8:00AM-4:00PM prior to the start date of the class for which you are registered. If you are withdrawing due to medical circumstances or personal hardship, WPE requires proper documentation. Refunds are issued within 2-4 weeks based on the original payment method. WPE does not issue refunds should you be dismissed from class for misconduct. WPE does not issue refunds for trips or ticketed events. Student substitutions for courses are not allowed.

We are here to assist you and answer your questions.

To register for one of our courses, call us at 732-255-0409, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.

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We are widely known for the success rate of our Healthcare programs.

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Employee Training & WorkforceEmployee Training & Workforce

Employee Training & Workforce

Take advantage of our workforce training programs to build capacity amongst your staff.

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NJ Teacher Training

NPTNJ offers an alternate route teacher preparation program.

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Online Courses

Update your professional skills with our online programs.

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English as a second LanguageEnglish as a second Language

English as a second Language

We partner with UCEDA Institute to offer ESL on campus.

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WPE Instructor Resources

Welcome all WPE Instructors. This is your one-stop information center.

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Our WPE Staff

Allow our courteous WPE Staff to help you find your next career move.

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