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Adult Evening Programs

 


Cosmetology

2-Year Program/500 Hours per year

This program covers all of the areas required by the State Board of Cosmetology to meet the state of NJ requirements for licensure. Students are required to complete a minimum of 1,000 hours of instruction and must attain competencies in each of the following areas: State Laws and regulations, sanitation and sterilization, skin care and shaving, hair and scalp treatments, shampooing, hair shaping, hairstyling, hair coloring, chemical curl reformation, manicuring and pedicuring, related sciences, professional ethics, shop/ salon management, and State Board exam preparation. Prerequisites include a high school diploma or GED for state licensing examination.

Location: Assunpink Center

Years 1 and 2 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 6:00p.m. to 10:00p.m.


Welding

3-Year Program/360 Hours

The program includes safety, basic math, blueprint reading, flat, horizontal, and

vertical welding and cutting, MIG 1 and 2, TIG 1 and 2. Text and lab fee required.

Location: Assunpink Center

Years 1 and 2 Tuesday & Thursday

6:30p.m. to 9:30p.m.

Year 3 Monday & Wednesday

6:30p.m. to 9:30p.m


Basic Industrial Math I

1- Semester Course/39 Hours

This course is intended to assist students in basic mathematical operations necessary to function within the construction and machine trades. This course is taken in conjunction with Blueprint Reading I. Text required.

Location: Assunpink Center

1-Semester Monday 6:30p.m. to 9:30p.m.


Blueprint Reading I

1 Semester Course/39 Hours

This course is intended to assist students to interpret and extract information contained on a simple blueprint or engineering drawing. This course is taken in conjunction with Basic Industrial Math I.

Location: Assunpink Center

1-Semester Wednesday 6:30p.m. to 9:30p.m.


Blueprint Reading II for Construction Trades

1 Semester Course/39 Hours

Students will be able to interpret construction and materials information from a set of architectural drawings. This course includes architectural and civil engineer’s scales, site plan design considerations, floor plan design considerations, floor plan development, window and door schedules and delineation, floor plan dimensioning, footing and foundation drawing development, footing and foundation layout, footing and foundation dimensioning techniques, wall section elevation layout, wall section dimensioning techniques, and exterior wall elevation. Prerequisite: Blueprint Reading I. This course should be taken in conjunction with Blueprint Reading I.

Location: Assunpink Center

1-Semester Course Tuesday & Thursday 6:30p.m. to 9:30p.m.


Blueprint Reading II for Machine Trades

1-Semester Course/39 Hours

This course is intended to provide drafters, machinists, assemblers and other technicians with a working knowledge of ANSI dimensions and tolerancing standards and practices. This course includes a review of standard dimensioning practices and principles of tolerancing, datum dimensioning, ordinate dimensioning, fits and tolerances, surface finishes, tolerance zones – round vs square, true position tolerancing, true position symbolism, circular features, drills, bores, taps and threads.

Location: Assunpink Center

1-Semester Course Days TBA 6:30p.m. to 9:30p.m.


Cosmetology Completers Course

The cosmetology completers course is designed for students who need additional hours to complete their program. The course is clinical and state board review. This course is for students needing 125 hours or less. Prerequisite: Proof of previous hours is required, must have an official transcript sent to school. Supplies and mannequin are not included. Students can purchase their kits prior to the start of class.

Location: Assunpink Center

125 Hours Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 6:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.


Electronic Fundamentals

1 Semester Course/78 Hours

This course is intended to assist students in describing fundamental circuit concepts and perform basic mathematical circuit calculations. This course includes basic safety, current, voltage, resistance, circuit and safety, Ohm’s Law defined and applied, DC series and parallel circuits, AC wave forms, AC generation and safety, transformer theory and types, inductance and capacitance.

Location: Assunpink Center

1-Semester Monday & Wednesday 6:30p.m. to 9:30p.m.


Math II for Construction Trades

1 Semester Course/39 Hours

Students will be able to perform the operations in mathematics necessary to solve basic volumetric, linear and area problems related to the construction grades. This course includes adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing numbers, advanced ratio and proportion, squares and square roots of numbers, basic tolerance calculations, advanced tolerance calculations, angular measurements, angle calculations, right triangles - Pythagorean theorem, right triangles - angular compliments and circles, Interpretation of trigonometry tables, trigonometry as applied to machine trades, and metric calculations. Prerequisite: Basic Industrial Math I. This course should be taken in conjunction with Blueprint Reading II for the Construction Trades.

Location: Assunpink Center

1-Semester Course Tuesday & Thursday 6:30p.m. to 9:30p.m.


Math II for Machine Trades

1-Semester Course/39 Hours

Students will be able to apply tolerancing, trigonometric and metric mathematical principles and processes to machine tool applications. The course includes advanced ratio and proportion, square and square roots of numbers, basic and advanced tolerance calculations, angular measurement, angle calculations, right triangles – Pythagorean theorem and angular compliments and circles, interpretation of trigonometry tables, trigonometry as applied to machine tools and metric calculations I & II. Prerequisite Math I. This course should be taken in conjunction with Blueprint Reading II for Machine Trades.

Location: Assunpink Center

1-Semester Course Days TBA 6:30pm to 9:30 p.m.


WATER, WASTEWATER AND BOILER COURSES

Stationary Engineering Low Pressure and High Pressure

(BLACK SEAL)

3-Month Course/36 Hours

This course includes low- and high- pressure steam generation and combustion principles of feed water accessories, fuel system components, steam accessories, operating procedure, and equipment maintenance in order to qualify for the State’s Black Seal Licensing exam. Ninety (90) days experience and employment are also required to sit for the New Jersey State examination. Text required.

Location: Assunpink Center

3-Month Course Monday 6:30p.m. to 9:30p.m.


Introduction to Water and Wastewater (S1, T1, C1, W1)

6-Month Course/180 Hours

The first half of this course covers mathematics and science needed for water/wastewater operation. Topics include mathematical operations, algebra, geometry, and physics as applied to hydraulics electricity, chemistry, and microbiology. The remaining half addresses water distribution and treatment. Satisfactory completion of (180 hours), one year of on-the-job experience and a high school diploma are the NJ State requirements for the T-1, S-1, C-1 and W-1 levels for Water and Wastewater Operation Licensing. Text required.

Location: Assunpink Center

6 Month Course Tuesday & Thursday 6:30p.m. to 9:30p.m.


Industrial Wastewater

4-Month Course/90 Hours

This course is required to meet State Department of Environmental Protection Agency guidelines which prepare individuals to work in industrial treatment plants. This course provides an introduction to industrial waste treatment and preparation for the N-1/N-2 exams. Prerequisite: Introduction to Water and Wastewater Operation & Advanced Wastewater Operation

Location: Assunpink Center

4-Month Course Days TBA 6:30p.m. to 9:30p.m.


Wastewater Operations - Advanced

4-Month Course/90 Hours

This course meets State Department of Environmental Protection Agency guidelines which prepare individuals to work in municipal sewage treatment plants. Successful completion of this course enables students to sit for the New Jersey State examination at the S-2, S-3, S-4 level for wastewater operations licensing. Prerequisite: Level I license or college degree in related science.

Location: Assunpink Center

4-Month Course Days TBA 6:30p.m. to 9:30p.m.


Wastewater Collection Systems - Advanced

2-Month Course/45 Hours

A 45-hour program meeting State Department of Environmental Protection Agency guidelines which prepare individuals to work with municipal collection systems. Successful completion of this course enables students to sit for the New Jersey State examination Level 2 or higher “C” Wastewater Collection Systems licenses at various levels depending on total formal education and work experience. Prerequisite: Level 1 License.

Location: Assunpink Center

2-Month Course Days TBA 6:30p.m. to 9:30p.m.


Water Operations, Advanced

4-Month Course/90 Hours

A program to prepare individuals to work in the operation of water treatments & distribution systems. Successful completion of this course is required to sit for the New Jersey drinking water exams for T2, W2 and higher licenses. Prerequisite: Introduction to Water and Wastewater.

 

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HIB Contacts

To report an incident of Harrassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB), please contact a specialist below.

District Anti-Bullying Coordinator

Doug Shunk

DShunk@mcts.edu or 609-586-5144, Ext. 2146

Back-Up Coordinator

Angelo DeStefano

ADestefano@mcts.edu or 609-586-5144 Ext. 2133

Health Science Academy • Career Prep Specialist • Assunpink Center Specialist

Megan Ferdetta

MFerdetta@mcts.edu or 609-586-5144, Ext. 2140

DHicedepugh@mcts.edu or 609-438-0109

Adult Evening School Specialist

Gary Mattia

GMattia@mcts.edu or 609-586-5144

Health Careers Center Specialist

Gary Mattia

GMattia@mcts.edu or 609-586-5144

Sypek Center Specialist • STEM Academy • Culinary Academy

Lance Simek

LSimek@mcts.edu or 609-737-9785, Ext. 4140

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