Certifications & Licensing

Coaching Mastery

Become a Certified Life Coach

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 offers an International Coach Federation (ICF) approved ACSTH coach-specific training program that leads to an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential.

CCM@WCC students benefit from our accelerated learning techniques, expert modeling, and proven methods that are ready for immediate use. In short, you’ll receive the affordable, flexible, and solid foundation from which to launch.

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.

Anyone serious about expanding his or her skills to include coaching–whether it is to start a professional coaching practice or to include coaching as part of your current employment offering–should consider choosing an ICF coaching credential, the only globally recognized professional coaching certification. With an ICF credential, you will join the other 20,000+ ICF credential holders and demonstrate your knowledge, skill, and commitment to high ethical and professional standards. CCM@WCC offers this ICF approved ACSTH coach-specific training program in partnership with CoachVille, the world’s largest coach training organization.

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 schedule can be completed within three semesters.


Free Information Session and Live Coaching Demonstration
Sat., Sept. 9, 10:00 am-12:00 noon
Knollwood Center – Room 4
The event is FREE but reservations are required. Visit us at to reserve your spot.

Group Mentor Coaching (required for certification)
Expand your coaching skills and develop both competence and confidence in your role as a coach while you prepare for the ACC/PCC credentialing process through the ICF. 12 ICF-CCEUs. Teleclass.
CE-LDRSP 2004, 6 Sat., June 3-July 15 (skip 7/1), 10:00 am-12:30 pm, $325. #6098

Practicum Participant (required for certification)
Practice coaching under the guidance of an ICF certified coach. Written feedback of your coaching is included. Space limited to 5 students per session. 5 ICF-CECUs per session. Teleclass.
CE-LDRSP 2008, 1 Wed., June 14, 4:00-8:00 pm, $275. #6100

Questions? Contact Coach Lorraine Esposito at
Find a complete description of the coach training program including detailed class information at

NOTE: Enrollment and payment are available online only, at


Personal Training Programs

Personal Trainer Online Webinars
Want to learn more about the Personal Trainer Certification Course? Come join our live webinar and talk with a veteran instructor all about the course and industry. Webinars are offered monthly, so please register for any of those listed. Can’t make the date and time? Register anyway and we will send you a recording once it is complete. Register using the link below.

Live Your Passion, Become a Personal Trainer Webinar
Sec. A: May 3, 4:00 pm EDT
Sec. B: June 1, 12:00 noon EDT

Personal Training Certification
This 60-hour program has 15 hours of lecture, 15 hours of hands-on practical training, and a 30-hour internship; the national exam is held in the sixth week. It networks many graduates right into a job. Prepare for success with key topics that include biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, and health assessment. CPR/AED required to receive the certificate. World Instructor Training School is the only major certifying body in the country providing comprehensive practical training and internship components. Textbook is required and not included in course fees; call to order and start reading immediately: 888-330-9487 or
CE-CERTS 2018, 6 Sat., June 10-July 15, 9:00 am-4:00 pm; morning lecture PEB-4, afternoon practical Room TBD, $700. #5414


Fiber Optics Training Certificate

Course fees include all books and study materials. This program is offered in partnership with BDI datalynk. For more information, visit 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
Please visit us at for full course descriptions.

Certified Fiber Optics Technician Course (CFOT)
This introductory 3-day fiber optics course is designed for anyone interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optics Technician. This program prepares the student to take the CFOT (Certified Fiber Optics Technician) test, sanctioned by the FOA (Fiber Optics Association), which is given and graded on the final class day. This course also introduces the student to industry standards governing FTTD (Fiber To The Desk), FTTH (Fiber To The Home, LAN/WAN fiber networks), and basic fusion and mechanical splicing. Students will 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. This program explores the history and future of fiber optics and fiber optics capabilities, and cost of installation. Standards covered: NECA/FOA-301-2004, EIA/TIA 568-B.3, ANSI/TIA/EIA 607-A, and NEC Article 770-50.
Suggested Prerequisites: Basic working knowledge of computers. Able to see and identify small items and able to speak and understand the English language.
CE-TECH 2000, M/T/W, June 5-7, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, GTW-219, $725. #5509

Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Testing & Maintenance (CFOS/T)
This 2-day program offers advanced training to anyone involved with the testing and maintenance of fiber optics networks. It offers a general, easy to understand approach to fiber optics testing standards with little theory and considerable hands-on activities. This comprehensive program explains the variety of testing standards, equipment and technological approaches used in fiber network testing and splicing and how to choose among them. Subject matter 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 using the Power Source and Light Meter.
Prerequisite: Must have taken and passed the Basic CFOT Exam within the preceding 12 months.
CE-TECH 2001,Th/F, June 8 & 9, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, GTW-219, $700 (fee also includes 1-year membership in the FOA). #5510

Certified Fiber Optics Splicing Specialist Course (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: Must have taken and passed the Basic CFOT Exam within the preceding 12 months.
CE-TECH 2002, Sa/Su, June 10 & 11, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, GTW-219, $700. #5511

Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid
Gain a foundation of first aid principles and skills to be able to respond to emergencies and give care in areas without immediate emergency medical services response, such as wilderness and remote environments as well as urban disasters like earthquakes and hurricanes. Pre-requisites: current Adult CPR/AED certification; must be at least 14 years of age on or before the last scheduled session of the course.
CE-CERTS 2046, 3 T/W/Th, Aug. 15-17, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, KNC-2, $225 (+ textbook, obtainable from for $15.95, + $19 WRFA certification fee, + $19 additional certification fee for those not holding a current Adult CPR/AED certification, payable to instructor). A Reeve. #5418

American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training
For youth planning to babysit: get the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. Develop leadership skills, learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep yourselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic childcare and first aid. The recommended age for this course is 11-15 years old. Bring a bag dinner.
CE-CERTS 2031, 1 Mon., Aug. 14, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, KNC-3, $90 (+ $10 ARC certification fee, and $15 optional ARC Babysitter’s Training Participant’s Set which includes hard copy Babysitter’s Training Handbook, Emergency Reference Guide, and CD Rom, payable to instructor, or students may elect to access free digital learning materials). A Reeve. #5417

Heartsaver Adult/Child CPR/AED
This is an American Heart Association CPR/AED course that covers children ages 1 up to adults. Certificate is good for two years. For the lay responder. Must bring resuscitation mask. Please contact prior to the class.
1 Sat., 9:00 am-1:00 pm, $60 (+ $5 for AHA certification card, payable to instructor). J Lederman.
At Ossining Center: CE-HCARE 2006OS, June 10. #5952
At Valhalla Campus: CE-HCARE 2006, July 29, PEB-4. #5412

Notary Public Workshop
Prepare for the New York State Notary Public test and gain a comprehensive review of the Notary Public office. Laws, concepts, and procedures will be explained and clarified. Topics include avoiding conflicts of interest, maintaining professional ethics, charging proper fees, handling special situations, when to hire an attorney, and minimizing legal liability. All materials will be provided including website links to NYS Department of State licensing information, booklets, and forms. Also featured is an 80 question practice exam.
CE-CERTS 2043, 1 Wed., June 28, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, KNC-4, $60. V Bujanow. #5320

Drivers Pre-Licensing Class
Required five-hour pre-licensing class needed to earn your MV-278 and schedule your road test. Bring learner’s permit to class. Open to those 16 years of age and older. Call 914-606-7406 to register.
At Ossining Center: CE-DRIVE 2001OS, 1 Sun., 9:00 am-2:00 pm, $50. T Gomes.
Sec. A: June 25. #5956
Sec. B: July 16. #5957