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Vocational Training Program


Vocation Training Program courses presented through the

Center for Business & Technology
at County College of Morris 

Customized Business Solutions that Enable Productivity and Profitability
For information, contact CBT at 973-328-5188 or cbt@ccm.edu


Welding

 
Working with our skilled instructor in this three-day course, you will be introduced to the field of welding. You will learn to recognize hazards in the workplace and receive guidance in how to follow proper safety precautions. You will learn about machine maintenance, be introduced in ways to operate different machinery, and apply several principles to successfully weld. Our instructor will provide you with step-by-step demonstrations in hand tools and machines used to join metal. Time will be devoted to covering welding theory and the uses of various welding gases. Following demonstrations, you will use the equipment to perform actual welds and take the first step toward becoming a skilled welder. This course is designed for individuals that have no previous experience in welding. Because you will be working with heavy machinery, you will need to be dressed in proper attire including work boots, full length cotton shirt, long pants, and safety glasses.
 
Hours: 24
Tuition: $2,640
Sunday 8:00AM – 4:00 PM
Dates: January 19, 26, February 9, 2014
Course Code 29062

 

Advanced Welding

 
This course is designed specifically for those with basic welding skills looking to increase their knowledge and ability beyond the introductory level. In a hands-on lab, you will work with subject matter experts and explore methods for welding with tungsten inert gas (TIG). Working on a class project, you will learn to join a variety of metals with professional tools including layout tools and cutting torches. You will learn to safely perform welds in awkward physical conditions. As with the introductory level course, proper attire is required including full length cotton shirts, long pants and safety glasses.
 
Hours: 24
Tuition: $2,640
Sunday 8:00AM – 4:00 PM
Dates: February 16, 23, March 2, 2014
Course Code 29063
 
 

Welding Fabrication

 
This fabrication course addresses the principles and practices of cutting and bending metal in the construction of metal products. To register for this course, students must be skilled in the foundations of welding. You will learn to identify a variety of materials and manufacturing processes in the fabrication of metal. Applying your welding skills, you will practice fabrication techniques using common layout tools. You will learn to fabricate sub-assemblies to specific dimensions using blueprints then weld sub-assemblies to complete the projected structure. Safety features will be highlighted specifically with respect to common hazards found in the process. Personal protective equipment must be worn at all times during the hands-on portion of the class.
 
Hours: 24
Tuition: $2,640
Sunday 8:00AM – 4:00 PM
Dates: March 9, 16, 23, 2014
Course Code 29064
 
 
 

Networking


Students skilled in computer hardware, operating systems and troubleshooting can take this course to develop foundational skills required to install and maintain networks. In a hands-on lab, students will identify network-to-network connections, install LAN wiring components, be able to distinguish between different wired internetworking devices, and configure TCP/IP communications protocols in a wired environment. In addition, students will learn to install wireless networks and learn to identify security threats. Troubleshooting techniques will be covered in detail.
 
Hours: 32
Tuition: $2,660
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6 PM – 10 PM
Dates: April 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 2014
Course Code 29089
 
 

Cisco Networking


Learn the fundamentals of Cisco networking from a certified professional.  With a combination of hands-on learning, lectures, and virtual labs, students will concentrate on mastering the integration of switches, routers, and other hardware and software.  Students will focus on topics including general theory, foundations, and protocols for LAN and WAN networks. In addition, participants will learn to troubleshoot, install, configure, monitor, and manage wireless applications during the hands-on portion of the class.  For those with a background or previous networking training, this course offers the additional instruction helpful in gaining entry into the Cisco Networking industry.

Hours:  32
Tuition:  $2,660
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6 PM – 10 PM
Dates: April 29, May 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 2014
Course Code 29093
 
 

Cisco Networking-Part II


This advanced level course will take the skills learned in Cisco Networking and help you to configure, verify, and troubleshoot basic router operations and routing on Cisco devices.  Learn to configure, verify and troubleshoot switches with VLANs (Virtual LANs) and interswitch communications.  Learn to recognize and address network security threats.  Discover how to select the most appropriate administrative tasks required for a WAN (Wide Area Network) and learn to implement and verify WAN links. This course will be taught by a certified Cisco professional using a combination of hands-on activities and lecture.

Hours:  32
Tuition:  $2,660
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6 PM – 10 PM
Dates: May 27, 29, June 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 2014
Course Code 49001
 


Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices


In this online course, students learn the knowledge and skills to install, operate and troubleshoot a small branch office network using Cisco technologies. Topics include: switched LANs; switch optimization, security and troubleshooting; wireless LANs; routing and addressing in the LAN; packet delivery, security and remote access on the router; WAN technologies and routing; WAN encapsulations and dynamic routing using RIP; and network environment management. Students that master these topics will be eligible to sit for the first part of the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices exam.
 
Hours: 32
Tuition: $1,950
Saturdays NO TIMES (Online)
Dates: March 22 to May 17, 2014
Course Code 29122
 
Dates: April 5 to May 31, 2014
Course Code 29150

Dates: April 25 to June 20, 2014
Course Code 29151

Dates: May 3 to June 28, 2014
Course Code 49000

Dates: May 24 to July 19, 2014
Course Code 59000

Dates: June 7 to August 2, 2014
Course Code 59001

Dates: June 21 to August 16, 2014
Course Code 59002
 
 
 

Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices – Advanced Routing


In this follow-up online course to “Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices,” students are introduced to more advanced knowledge and skills to install, operate and troubleshoot a small branch office network using Cisco technologies. Topics include: small and medium network implementations; improving switched network and VLAN performance; routing fundamentals, subnetting, and VLSMs; singe-area OSPF implementation; EIGRP implementation; transitioning to IPv6; access control lists; address space management; VPN and point-to-point WAN connections; and extending the LAN to a WAN.

Hours: 32
Tuition: $1,950
Saturdays NO TIMES (Online)
Dates: April 5 to May 31, 2014
Course Code 29161

Dates: April 26 to June 21, 2014
Course Code 29162

Dates: May 3 to June 28, 2014
Course Code 49002

Dates: May 24 to July 19, 2014
Course Code 49003

Dates: June 7 to August 2, 2014
Course Code 59003

Dates: June 21 to August 16, 2014
Course Code 59004
 
 

Troubleshooting the High Performance Vehicle


In this course, you will work with an experienced subject-matter expert to develop the skills necessary to troubleshoot high performance vehicles. You will discover the working aspects of the internal combustion engine and how it powers a variety of vehicles. Learn about wheels, tires, exhaust systems, and ways to troubleshoot and repair each. Become skilled at repairing electrical, fuel and cooling systems. Investigate methods for repairing drive systems and brake systems. You will also work with diagnosing malfunctions in steering and suspension systems, determining the corrective measures, and making the repairs. Upon completion of the program, you will be able to troubleshoot a variety of performance engines and vehicle systems.

Hours:  24
Tuition:  $2,640
Sundays 8 AM – 4 PM
Dates:  March 2, 9, 16, 2014
Course Code 29090
 
 

Advanced Troubleshooting for the High Performance Vehicle


This course builds upon the topics covered in the previous two courses by providing you with an opportunity to tear down a vehicle, identify malfunctioning components, replace them, and rebuild the vehicle.  You will learn to overhaul the fuel system and the exhaust system.  You will learn to tear down the transmission and assess if it is working properly.  In addition, you will strip and inspect the frame, dismantle and inspect wheels, and prepare the vehicle for bodywork.  Upon completion of this program, you will be able to dissemble and repair most high performance vehicles.

Hours:  24
Tuition:  $2,640
Sundays 8 AM – 4 PM
Dates:  April 27, May 4, 18, 2014
Course Code 29095
 
 

Troubleshooting and Repairing Electrical Systems for High Performance Vehicles


In this follow up course to Troubleshooting the High Performance Vehicle, you will develop your skills further by focusing on electronic and electrical systems.  Learn voltage drop testing and the use of electronic testing tools including multimeters and battery testers.  Learn the use of various storage batteries, charging and starting systems.  Learn to repair and maintain ignition systems as well as diagnose electrical issues with fuel injection systems.  Students that complete this course will be well-versed in troubleshooting electrical systems in high performance vehicles and prepared to initiate maintenance procedures as well as perform routine repairs.

Hours:  24
Tuition:  $2,640
Sundays 8 AM – 4 PM
Dates:  March 23, 30, April 6, 2014
Course Code 29092
 


Repairing Small Engines

 
Working with an experienced subject-matter expert, in this course you will develop the skills to troubleshoot, repair and maintain small two- and four-stroke engines. In a hands-on learning environment, you will gain an understanding of the internal combustion engine and how it powers small appliances and tools. Learn about ignition systems, electrical circuits, and various engine components. Learn to tune up engines, clean carburetors, change oil, and replace air filters. Upon completion of this course you will have developed the basic skills to diagnose problems and perform corrective actions on most small engines.

Hours: 24
Tuition: $2,640
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6 PM – 10 PM
Dates: March 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, 2014
Course Code 29119
 
Hours:  24
Tuition:  $2,640
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6 PM – 10 PM
Dates:  March 18, 20, 25, 27, April 1, 3, 2014
Course Code 29139
 

 
Repairing Outboard Engines

 
In this course, you will gain an understanding of the workings of outboard engines used in maritime craft. Working with a qualified instructor and professional in the field, you will gain familiarity with outboard engine fundamentals, learn how to apply the tools of the trade, and be able to differentiate varieties of engines available on the market. Learn routine maintenance procedures as well as techniques for troubleshooting malfunctions and diagnosing solutions. Learn to work with fuel injection systems, cooling systems, ignition systems, and steering systems. Discover methods for lubricating engine components and performing routine maintenance.

Hours: 24
Tuition: $2,640
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6 PM – 10 PM
Dates: April 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 2014
Course Code 29120
 
Hours:  24
Tuition:  $2,640
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6 PM – 10 PM
Dates:  May 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, 2014
Course Code 29140
 

 
Repairing Small Engines - Advanced


In this course, now that you have mastered the basics of engine repair, you will be prepared to troubleshoot, repair and maintain more sophisticated engines and equipment. Machines may include chainsaws, snow blowers, lawn tractors, pressure washers and backpack blowers. You will learn to disassemble and reassemble equipment while learning how to clean components, identify worn components and replace them or repair them. Develop skills in regulating fuel mixes. Learn to identify a variety of clutches and drive shafts. Extensive safety procedures will be covered to insure against injury. Upon completion of this course, you will have rounded out your skills to consider a profession in small engine repair and maintenance.

Hours: 24
Tuition: $2,640
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6 PM – 10 PM
Dates: April 22, 24, 29, May 1, 6, 8, 2014
Course Code 29121
 

 

Introduction to Heavy Equipment:  Backhoes and Excavators


In this course, you will begin by receiving comprehensive instruction in safety procedures, plus rules and regulations for operating heavy equipment such as backhoes and excavators.  Once you have a clear understanding of these critical issues, you will find yourself in the driver’s seat.  Learn how to use a backhoe and excavator for digging in various terrains, and for loading materials for transport.  You will spend time learning to steer the equipment and maneuver it effectively across an active construction site.  In addition, the instructor will teach you the processes for inspecting the equipment to assure that it is in proper working condition.  Once you’ve completed this course, you will be ready to assume the role of a heavy equipment operator.  Please remember that proper attire will be required to take this course which includes long pants, long sleeved shirt, and protective shoes.
 
Hours:  24
Tuition:  $2,640
Sundays 8AM – 4PM
Dates:  May 4, 18, June 1, 2014
Course Code 49006 
 


Turfgrass Maintenance – Part I


Professional sports complexes, parks and other recreational facilities that depend upon use of a grass surface, require a finely manicured landscape.  A variety of turfgrass must be planted, maintained, and groomed to provide a proper environment. This course offers students the opportunity to learn the basics of turfgrass maintenance.  Students will study the importance of mowing, watering, controlling insects and fertilizing turfgrass.  They will learn the principles of maintenance and how these principles may be applied towards repairing damage due to overuse and the impacts of the elements.  When completed, students may take their knowledge to the next level of instruction or begin to apply their skills in the field of turfgrass maintenance.
 
Hours: 24
Tuition:  $2,640
Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Dates:  April 29, May 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 2014
Course Code 29180

 


Turfgrass Maintenance – Part II


In this follow-up to Turfgrass Maintenance Part I, students will gain insight into more advanced topics.  For instance, the health and vitality of turfgrass can be seriously affected by the activities of not only insects, but small animals, moss, weeds, algae, and poor soil nutrients.  Students will learn methods for preventive and corrective action in dealing with the impact on turfgrass by these natural causes.  In addition, students will learn proper operation of equipment used to irrigate turfgrass.  Emphasis will be placed on maintaining the water source, the quality of the water source, and the design of an effective irrigation system. 
 

Hours:  24
Tuition:  $2,640
Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Dates:  May 27, 29, June 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 2014
Course Code 49005

 


Turfgrass Maintenance – Part III


In this third part of the turfgrass maintenance series, students will  turn their attention toward design concepts in planning a recreational facility that features turfgrass surfaces.   Each type of turfgrass is used for a specific purpose and students will discover the positive and negative effects of each type of grass.  Students will learn the complexities of irrigation systems and how irrigation systems are integrated into the construction of a facility. They will investigate the impact that surrounding environmental issues can have on a recreational facility specifically the impact on grass from external water sources and encroaching vegetation.  After students have completed all three parts of the turfgrass series, they will be ready to investigate career opportunities in the field of recreational facilities maintenance.


Hours:  24
Tuition:  $2,640
Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Dates:  June 24, 26, July 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 2014
Course Code 59005