Professional Development

Green Building Today!

Green building is a multibillion-dollar industry and the future of architectural design and construction. Are you prepared for the inevitable transformation of your profession? “Green Building Today!” will provide participants with an in-depth overview of the design and construction of Green High Performance Buildings and explore the most up-to-date and future building systems, technologies and materials.

The class is intended for architects, designers, contractors, builders, municipal officials and those seeking an understanding of green building principles and methodologies for professional or personal interest. The class will provide insight to more effectively achieve your company’s and client’s goals. Become a green leader…start building green today!

Instructor: Darren Molnar-Port, LEED AP, draws from nearly 20 years of environmentally responsive design and building experience.

CGRN-103 (8 Hours)
Fee: $69 (Tuition $40, Lab $29)

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Friday, March 14
    9 a.m.-5 p.m.

LEED® for Green Associate PLUS

This two-day course prepares beginning green building professionals to pass the Green Building Certification Institute’s LEED® for Green Associate exam. It presents the core concepts of sustainable design and the nine LEED® Rating Systems.® Passing this first exam prepares attendees for the LEED AP status referred to as Tier Two.

CGRN-201 (14 Hours)
Fee: $295

  • Section MW03-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    2 Thursdays, March 20 & 27
    9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Advanced Wastewater Treatment

This course is designed to train operators in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining wastewater treatment plants, emphasizing safe practices and procedures. The course will cover detailed descriptions of the equipment and advanced treatment processes. Operators also will learn to use and maintain treatment plant instrumentation equipment and systems. The residual solids management chapter contains information on sludge types, characteristics and quantities.

CGRN-201 (90 Hours)
Fee: $749

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    15 Mondays & Wednesdays beginning Jan. 13 (Ending April 30)
    6-9 p.m.


Nail down a construction career with the Governor’s Industry Vocations Scholarship.
Governor’s Industry Vocations Scholarship for women and minorities pays up to $2,000 per year for the cost of enrollment in an eligible certificate program at one of New Jersey’s 19 community  colleges. The scholarship is funded by the Schools Development Authority and administered in partnership with HESAA. The award benefits women and minority students pursuing non-degree certificate programs in construction-related fields.

The following courses are available for this scholarship.

  • ASHRAE 62.2 Mechanical Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality
  • Building Operator
  • Envelope Specialist
  • Home Energy Professional
  • Landscaping Industry, Certified Technician – Exterior
  • Principles of Building Science
  • Residential Building Energy Analyst
  • Residential Whole House Air Leakage & Insulation

Contact Jean McAlister at (609) 343-5688 for additional information.