Atlantic Cape Offers Free Courses for Businesses

MAYS LANDING—Atlantic Cape Community College’s Basic-Skills Workforce Training Program offers free basic skills training to employees of Atlantic and Cape May County businesses through grant funding from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s Skills4Jersey in partnership with the New Jersey Council of Community Colleges and New Jersey Business and Industry Association.

New courses include:

  • PowerPoint I
  • PowerPoint II
  • Spanish in the Workplace I
  • Spanish in the Workplace II

Employees can also receive basic skills training in English as a second language, written and verbal communication, computer applications (Windows, Microsoft Word and Excel 2003, 2007, 2010), mathematics and measurement and customer service. Customized courses for groups of 10 or more can be arranged.

The classes are free to all private sector and nonprofit employers in the state; however, employees taking the classes must be paid at their regular hourly rate while in training. Business owners are eligible only if they pay taxes into the Unemployment Insurance Fund.

Atlantic Cape will offer several basic skills training sessions at the Institute for Service Excellence at the Hamilton Mall, 4403 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing and at the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House.

April 2015 Class Schedule and Information

Additional open enrollment classes for technology, social media, Spanish and supervisory topics will be available in July 2015.

For additional information email Esther Gandica and call (609) 343-5651.

Some restrictions may apply.