Careers in Specialized Fields
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Advanced Manufacturing at Westchester Community College
Earn Industry-Recognized Credentials!
This spring, Westchester Community College will offer three courses that lead to certification by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS):
Introduction to Manufacturing, CNC Milling Operations, and CNC Turning Operations. Each course is 63 hours and will be held in the evenings. According to manufacturingminds.com, there will be 3.4 million manufacturing positons available over the next decade. Build your manufacturing career here!
Please contact Kristine Bunyea by email at Kristine.Bunyea@sunywcc.edu or call 914-606-7904 for further information, schedule, and cost.
Faculty Spotlight: Joseph M. Messina
Joseph is a mechanical engineer from the ceramics industry. Joseph earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Manhattan College, and his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Mercy College. Hopeful for the future of manufacturing and STEM careers in the Hudson Valley, he continues to guide, advise, and support initiatives designed to cultivate these areas.
Success in today’s fast-paced world requires advanced communication, leadership, and rapport-building skills. More and more businesses, organizations, and individuals are turning to professional coaches to help them increase their effectiveness, build relationships, and to reach their goals. CCM@WCC, in partnership with CoachVille, the world’s largest coach training organization, offers an International Coach Federation (ICF) approved ACSTH coach-specific training program that leads to an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential.
Students use coach training in a variety of ways:
Accelerate personal development (explore that encore career idea)
Build a new career as an ICF certified coaching professional
Amplify influence by learning a coach approach to your present career or lifestyle.
CCM@WCC’s all-inclusive ACC credential level program provides 80 hours of coach-specific training through four classes and four practicum performance evaluations. The program can be completed within three semesters and starts with Basic Coaching Skills and Ethics in fall 2018.
NOTE: Enrollment and payment are available online only through https://www.ccmwcc.com/Enrollment.html
Play Two Win Coaching Method
Unleash the spirit of play in this practical 9-step coaching method! This is the framework that ensures any endeavor in life can be played for tangible results. Prerequisite: Basic Coaching Skills and Ethics offered Sept. 2018. 24 ICF-CECUs.
CE-LDRSP 2006, 12 Sat., Jan. 27-May 12 (skip 2/17, 3/10, 3/31, 4/21) 10:00 am-12:30 pm, KNC-4 (Feb. 3, 10, 24) and KNC-2 (Mar. 3 & 17), $650. #12277
Practicum Performance Evaluation
Live demonstration of your coaching skills under the guidance of an ICF certified coach. Written feedback of your coaching is included. Prerequisite: Basic Coaching Skills and Ethics. 5 ICF-CECUs each. Teleclass.
CE-LDRSP 2008, 1 Sat., 9:00 am-2:00 pm, $275.
Sec. A: Mar. 10. #12279
Sec. B: Apr. 21. #12280
Find a complete description of the coach training program including detailed class information and course schedules at https://www.ccmwcc.com/
Questions? Contact Coach Lorraine Esposito at CoachLorraine@CCMWCC.com
Get the necessary skills to become a professional in effective language interpretation in a healthcare setting. Includes skills in basic terminology of anatomy and healthcare, ethical principles, and cultural competency concepts. For individuals who are already bilingual/multilingual. Background in healthcare not required. Completion of class plus score of 3.5 or higher on proficiency exam needed to be eligible for national certification.
CE-CERTS 2040OS, T/Th, Feb. 6-Apr. 5, 7:00-9:30 pm, $450 (+ textbook). #12966
Voice-overs…NOW is Your Time!
Learn about a unique, outside-of-the-box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there. This is a business you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead. This fun and exciting class could be the game changer you’ve been looking for!
CE-COMM 2008, 1 Sat., Mar. 24, 6:30-8:30 pm, KNC-4, $45. #12938
Home Inspection Training Program
Our hands-on program will show you how to succeed as a professional home inspector. The courses and field training teach you how to execute a complete professional home inspection and produce a professional home inspection report. In addition, get information on how to start, market, and build your own business. Perform actual inspections with our instructors. Curriculum approved by NYS; offered in partnership with American Home Inspectors Training (AHIT). For additional course information and to register, visit www.ahit.com/affiliates/sunywcc or contact American Home Inspectors Training Institute, N19 W24075 Riverwood Dr., Waukesha, WI 53188. Phone: 800-441-9411 or 262-754-3744. Fax: 262-754-3748. Registration through AHIT only.
CE-TECH 2005, Lecture: Apr. 23-May 5 (skip 4/29), 8:00 am-5:00 pm, GTW-219. Field training: May 14-18, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, GTW-219. #12869
Fiber Optics Training Certification (non-credit)
Course fees include all books and study materials. This program is offered in partnership with BDI datalynk. For more information, visit www.bdidatalynk.com/newyork.html or call them at 512-785-9024. To register, call Westchester Community College at 914-606-6830 and press 1 or visit us online at www.sunywcc.edu/wdce.
Certified Fiber Optics Technician Course (CFOT)
Designed for anyone interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optics Technician. Prepares you for the CFOT test, sanctioned by the FOA (Fiber Optics Association), which is given and graded on the final class day. Also introduces you to industry standards governing FTTD (Fiber To The Desk), FTTH (Fiber To The Home, LAN/WAN fiber networks), and basic fusion and mechanical splicing. Learn how to identify fiber types; recognize various connectors used in fiber installation; and install, terminate, splice, and properly test installed fiber cable to existing standards. Prerequisites: Ability to see and identify small items; ability to speak and read the English language.
CE-TECH 2000, M/T/W, Feb. 5-7, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, GTW-219, $725. #12270
Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Testing & Maintenance (CFOS/T)
Advanced training to anyone involved with the testing and maintenance of fiber optics networks. Offers a general, easy to understand approach to fiber optics testing standards with hands-on activities, and explains the variety of testing standards, equipment, and technological approaches used in fiber network testing and splicing and how to choose among them. Includes a detailed study of ANSI/TIA/EIA-526-14(7)A, OTDR fundamentals and uses, OTDR vs. insertion loss testing, return loss testing, and attenuation testing. Prerequisite: CFOT Course.
CE-TECH 2001, Th/F, Feb. 8-9, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, GTW-219, $700 (fee includes 1-year membership in the FOA). #12271
Certified Fiber Optics Splicing Specialist (CFOS/S)
This 2-day program provides an overview of OTDR functions and trace understanding. Hands-on classroom activities will provide training in both fusion and mechanical splicing of both single- and multi-mode fiber optic cables. Both inside and outside plant fiber optic cable types will be utilized along with inside and outside plant enclosures and splice trays. The student will be responsible for successfully making and testing both single mode and multi mode mechanical and fusion splices, as well as being required to correctly and efficiently install spliced fibers into splice trays and trays in enclosures. These enclosures will include both rack and wall mounted splice enclosures, as well as, outside plant enclosures. Prerequisite: CFOT Course.
CE-TECH 2002, Sa/Su, Feb. 10 & 11, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, GTW-219, $775. #12272
Travel Industry Training
This certification program is designed to give you current and practical preparation for a career in the travel industry of today. Successful completion of each class includes a passing grade on quizzes, 100% attendance, and completion of all class projects. Designed for those entering the travel business or as a refresher for the experienced.
An intensive class for anyone interested in a career in the travel industry. Includes the basics of domestic travel, how to use the official Airlines Guide and the Travel Planner, ticketing, car and hotel reservations, intro to selling and interviewing, prepaids, and fare ladders.
CE-TRVL 2038, 6 Mon., Jan. 22-Feb. 26, 6:30-9:00 pm, KNC-3, $175 (+ textbook). D Carriero. #12935
Builds on a basic knowledge of the travel industry; intended for those returning to the field after an absence and needing a refresher. Focus is on developing and building skills in customer satisfaction, selling, reading and understanding tour brochures, ticketing, and international geography. Prerequisite: Beginning Travel.
CE-TRVL 2039, 6 Mon., Mar. 5-Apr. 9, 6:30-9:00 pm, GTW-219, $175 (+ textbook). D Carriero. #12936
Personal Fitness Trainer
Personal Fitness Trainer Online Webinars
Join our live webinar and talk with a veteran instructor about the course and industry. Can’t join us? Register anyway and we will send you a recording once it is complete. Register using the web address below.
1 Sun., Feb. 18, 4:00 pm EDT, https://tinyurl.com/Orientation2-18
Personal Fitness Trainer Certification (non-credit)
Become a successful Personal Fitness Trainer with an option to complete an employer internship that can walk you into a job! This challenging course offers classroom instruction with in-depth, hands-on practical labs to master essential career skills and knowledge. Includes 15 hours of lecture on key topics like biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, and health assessment plus 15 hours of hands-on practical training labs with role playing drills on assessing clients, programming, performing proper exercises, presentation skills, and more. Includes 200-page student workbook, access to online student study tools, and test vouchers for the Certified Personal Trainer exams. Combine passing the exams with proof of CPR/AED, obtain your Level 1 Certified Personal Trainer, and get to work. As a special bonus, with our 30-hour employer internship you get the advanced Level 2 Certified Personal Trainer credential at no additional cost! Textbook (Fitness Professionals Handbook, 7th ed., ISBN-13:9781492523376) required, not included in course fees; order and start reading immediately at 888-330-9487 or www.witseducation.com.
CE-CERTS 2018, 6 Sat., Feb. 24-Apr. 7 (skip 3/31), 9:00 am-4:00 pm, morning lecture KNC-5, afternoon practical in Fitness Center, $700. #12276