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Atlantic Cape Offers Green and Sustainable Living Classes

November 7, 2012

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a number of green-themed classes, ideal for those looking to advance their skills. 

Landscaping Industry Certified Technician—Exterior, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., two sections, beginning Nov. 12 and Jan. 28, will focus on maintenance and installation of landscapes. Students will learn about the different types of plants and flowers, common landscaping tools and machines, and techniques in green irrigation and landscape design.

Introduction to PV Design and Installation and Exam Prep, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., two sections, beginning Nov. 26 and May 21, will review PV design and installation concepts to prepare for the NABCEP exam.

Solar Professional Certification, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., beginning Feb. 18, offers photovoltaic installation training on residential and commercial buildings.

Courses take place at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike. For more information, call (609) 343-4829, or visit www.atlantic.edu/green.

Also, Atlantic Cape has partnered with Gatlin Education to offer two green online training and certification courses.  

Certified Indoor Air Quality Manager teaches participants how to diagnose, resolve and prevent indoor air quality complaints, and establish a comprehensive plan. This course can be helpful for a facility manager, building engineer or health and safety officer.

Senior Certified Sustainability Professional covers the basics of green purchasing, corporate social responsibility, carbon strategies, environmental accounting, green transportation and sustainability counseling.

For more information or to register for an online course, visit www.gatlineducation.com/accc.