Careers in Specialized Fields
Intro to Hospitality
Many individuals are curious what it is like to be a part of the hospitality industry, whether it be through special events, restaurants, catering, or any culinary facet. Through this course we are offering an opportunity to explore that curiosity by learning and defining hospitality as it applied to these various groups. The course will include lectures and instructional lessons about the industry which is set to include cooking classes, culinary techniques and advice from restaurateurs, chefs, and event planners. Our goal is to use this course as a platform to unite those with experience in the hospitality industry with those who are just starting off. This is a unique opportunity and all with interest are encouraged to enroll.
CE-CRXPL-2031PE, 10 M/W, Apr. 5-May 5, 6:30-8:30 pm, $259. #21600
Historic Preservation Certificate-80 Hrs
This certificate program serves students and professionals interested in establishing credentials in the area of Historic Preservation in a multitude of job sectors: building trades such as woodworking and stone masonry as well as areas such as historic site management, artifact conservation and more. There is no other certificate program in Historic Preservation offered at a community college in New York State. A total of 80 hours, half in the classroom and half in directed historic preservation field work, are required to fulfill the certificate.
All interested students should contact the Assistant Director, Eric Mantell, at email@example.com or 914-606-7321. Call 914-606-7300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Introduction to Historic Preservation
An introduction to the history, principles and practice of historic preservation. Provides a framework for understanding how the architecture and natural beauty of the Hudson Valley influenced the birth of the preservation movement in America and how preservation law has developed into present-day New York State policies. Through discussions about the guiding principles, terminologies and current issues of historic preservation, the class will explore the benefits and limitations of the agencies that play a role in preservation and discuss local case studies. Weekly 2-hour class sessions for a total of 20 hours towards the certificate requirements.
CE-HIST 2127PE, $323.
American Architectural History
With an eye toward Historic Preservation and New York State, this course will explore the development of architecture in America from its beginnings. Areas of examination will include indigenous and vernacular American architecture, colonial and Federalist design, the appropriation of European design elements, the development of architecture as a profession, the American Parks Movement, the rise of twentieth century urban environments, public works projects and more. Weekly 2-hour class sessions for a total of 20 hours towards the certificate requirements.
CE-HIST 2128PE, $323.
Historic Preservation Field Work I
This course provides a wide range of hands-on experience related to historic preservation in a variety of settings. Participants will work at actual historic sites in the field as well as with artisans in trades related to historic preservation. Sessions will total
20 hours towards the field work certificate requirements.
CE-HIST 2129PE, TBD, $323.
Historic Preservation Field Work II
Continuation of Historic Preservation Field Work I. Sessions will total 20 hours towards the field work certificate requirements. Prerequisite: Historic Preservation Field Work I.
CE-HIST 2130PE, TBD, $323.
Personal Fitness Trainer (non-credit)
Join us to learn how to become a Personal Trainer. We will cover everything from A-Z so the fitness industry and its opportunities will come to life for you to turn your passion into a profession. This 1-hour information session will share everything from financial aid, textbook, online options too. Register today for our FREE virtual orientation on-demand: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPgCvpBfgS8
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. National certification testing on Dec. 5 (test vouchers included).
CE-CERTS 2018, 5 Sat., Mar. 6-Apr. 3, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, Room TBD, 1:00-4:00 pm, WCC Fitness Center, $775. #21633
White Plains Educations & Training Center (WPETC)
During the current economic environment, it is important to keep your skills current through short-term training to enhance your career or to find a new job. The WPETC is committed to workforce training for in demand middle skills; short jobs in IT, healthcare, hospitality, the service industry, and more. We provide short-term training and education,
leading to industry certifications to align the skills of the worker with the needs of the workplace.
Looking to provide training to your employees? Looking to enhance your individual skills or earn a certificate and land that perfect job? We provide training opportunities to support the needs of employers and individuals alike.
Advanced Manufacturing at Westchester Community College
Earn Industry-recognized Credentials!
Contact us for information about our noncredit workforce 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 take place in the evening.
Email Kristine.Bunyea@sunywcc.edu or call 914-606-7904 for further information, schedule, and cost.
Home Inspection Training Program
Learn to execute a complete professional home inspection and produce a professional home inspection report. You will learn how to start, market, and build your own business. Get field training on actual inspections with our instructors. Curriculum approved by NYS and offered in partnership with American Home Inspectors Training (AHIT). For additional course information, visit https://get.oncourselearning.com/ahit-contact/ or contact AHIT Institute at 262-565-5188. To register, call 914-606-6830 and press 1.
CE-TECH 2005, Lecture: Mar. 15-27, 8:00 am-6:00 pm, GTW-219. #21751
ANFP Certified Dietary Manager
ANFP accredited curriculum for the National Certified Dietary Manager’s course. Two modules: Management/Sanitation taken in the fall and Nutrition taken in the spring. Students must register for both modules and complete both modules to be eligible to take the ANFP Certified Dietary Manager’s Exam. Students are required to have a preceptor who works in healthcare food service and preceptor must be a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist. This course consists of 120 hours of class work and 150 hours of field assignment experiences. Exam preparation materials provided.
CE-NUTR 2002, 14 Thurs., Jan. 21-May 6, 4:00-8:00 pm, $1350 (+ textbooks to be ordered from ANFP at www.anfponline.org/education/publication; use school code 321202). K Drummond. #21563
Import/Export A to Z
Learn the basic methods for importing or exporting goods: how to deal with U.S. customs, foreign quota requirements, airlines and freight charges, letters of credit, banks, and how to get the goods to your local distribution point.
CE-BUS 2002, 2 Fri., Apr. 30-May 7, 8:00-10:00 pm, KNC-2, $57. P Batra. #21564
Voice-overs…NOW is Your Time!
Learn about a unique, outside-of-the-box way to cash-in on a lucrative full or part-time careers. This is a business you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead.
CE-COMM 2008, 1 Sat., Feb. 20, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, $47. N Porche. #21450
Wedding Planning: Turn Your Hobby into a Career
Are you planning your own wedding? Would you like to become a wedding planner? Learn the difference between a bridal consultant and a wedding planner. Learn the top qualities needed to be a successful wedding planner. Learn about the many places hiring wedding planners. Gain the skills needed to plan a variety of weddings. Become familiar with the various wedding rituals and customs. Discover why vendors are the backbone of every successful planner.
CE-CRXPL 2030, 2 Sat., Feb. 20 & 27, 10:00 am-4:00 pm, $185 (+ $20 materials fee, payable to instructor). S Serrant. #21512
Event Management: The Exciting World of Event Planning
Event planners are everywhere you look! They are at the helm of planning the Super Bowl, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, The Emmys/Oscars/VMAs, and so many other major events. In this course, learn what you need to be a successful professional event planner. Gain tips and pointers needed to break into the industry or to advance your existing event planning career. Obtain a certificate upon completion.
CE-CRXPL 2029, 2 Sat., Jan. 23 & 30, 10:00 am-4:00 pm, $185. S Serrant. #21511
FIBER OPTICS TRAINING CERTIFICATION
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 or call 512-785-9024.
To register, call Westchester Community College at 914-606-6830 and press 1or visit us online at www.sunywcc.edu/wdce
Certified Fiber Optics Technician Course (CFOT)
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. 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, May 10-12, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Room TBD, $925. #21257
Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Testing & Maintenance (CFOS/T)
Advanced training for 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, May 13-14, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Room TBD, $822 (fee includes 3-year membership in the FOA). #21258
Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Splicing (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. This program is approved for BICSI CECs (Continuing Education Credits): RCDD 14 CECs and INS, Level 2/Technician 14 CECs. Suggested Prerequisite: CFOT Course or another formal Fiber Optics Training course within preceding 6 months, or 1-year fiber optics related experience, specifically experience with fiber preparation, termination, and testing and a thorough knowledge of fiber optic safety practices. Note: Anyone can attend this program. However, those wishing to become registered with the FOA as a Certified Fiber Optic Specialist in Splicing (CFOS/S) must have taken and passed the Basic CFOT Exam.
CE-TECH 2002, Sa/Su, May 15-16, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Room TBD, $822 (fee includes 3-year membership in the FOA). #21259