OACE Course Catalog 2015 - 2016

 

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NYC OACE CTE Class Catalog 2015 - 2016

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Office Of Adult and Continuing Education 2015–2016 COURSE CATALOG Medical Billing and Coding High School Equivalency Culinary Arts Technology Network & Security + A+ Computer Repair Electrical Installation Adult Basic Education Microsoft Office Suite English for Speakers of Other Languages Certified Nurse Assistant NYC Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education

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2 About OACE The Office of Adult and Continuing Education The New York City Department of Education, Office of Adult and Continuing Education (OACE) is the largest provider of adult literacy education services in the state. We are an integral part of the New York City Department of Education’s Division of Equity and Access. Career and Technology Education We offer over 900 classes for adults age 21 and over who have not earned a U.S. high school diploma or equivalency. We operate four Adult Learning Centers located in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx. We offer day and evening classes Monday through Saturday at more than 175 sites in all five boroughs, including public schools, community centers and faith-based organizations. Eligible students can take classes at any of our sites, regardless of which borough they live in. All classes are taught by certified teachers and are tuition-free. Students may be required to pay exam fees and other associated fees for specific classes. Ongoing registration for classes in Adult Basic Education, High School Equivalency (TASC), English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and Career and Technical Education (CTE) is held regularly at schools and offices around the city. A listing of intake/registration dates can be found at: http://schools.nyc.gov/community/AdultEd/classes/RegistrationLocations.htm Contact the location nearest you for class availability, registration information, and travel directions. Rose-Marie Mills Superintendent Executive Director, Assessment and Operations Senior Director of Accountability Joan Mosely Yvonne Neal Marvin Superville Supervisor of Technology, Logistics and Safety Thomas Trocco (Editor/Layout) Director of Special Projects New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2015 –2016

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Contents About the Office of Adult and Continuing Education....... Table of Contents............................................................ OACE School Locations.................................................... 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12 13 14 15 3 Adult Basic Ed, HSE, ESOL Construction Trades General Application Process........................................... Carpentry....................................................................... Electrical Installation...................................................... Electrical Installation, Solar ............................................ Plumbing ........................................................................ Welding ........................................................................... Career and Technology Education General Trades Air Conditioning and Refrigeration.................................. Boiler Maintenance........................................................ Building Maintenance..................................................... Culinary Arts/Food Preparation...................................... Health Careers Medical Billing and Coding.............................................. Nursing Assistant Program (CNA).................................... Phlebotomy-EKG............................................................. 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Information Technology A+ Certification (CompTIA)............................................. Cisco Network Academy................................................. Computer Literacy.......................................................... Digital Tech. (Internet & Computing Core Certification (IC3) Microsoft Office Excel..................................................... Microsoft Office Word.................................................... Microsoft Office Specialist.............................................. Microsoft Office Suite ...................................................... Network + Certification (CompTIA)................................. Photoshop ...................................................................... Security + Certification (CompTIA).................................. Web Design.................................................................... New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2015 –2016

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4 OACE Regions and Training Sites Registration and orientation for classes are held regularly at all the Regions around the city. Contact the Region for their schedule of specific dates. To find the latest schedule, visit us at: http://schools.nyc.gov/community/AdultEd/classes/RegistrationLocations.htm Career and Technology Education Bronx Region 1: 3450 East Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10465, Room 323 | 718-863-4057 • Bronx Adult Learning Center, 3450 East Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10465 • Samuel Gompers High School, 455 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10455 Queens Region 2: 27-35 Jackson Avenue, 3rd Floor, Long Island City, NY 11101 |718-361-9480 • Queens Adult Learning Center, 27-35 Jackson Avenue, 3rd Floor, Long Island City, NY 11101 Region 3: 90-01 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica NY 11435 | 718-557-5568 (Entrance on 90th Avenue) • Manhattan Region 4: 269 West 35th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10018 | 212-868-1650 Region 5: 212 West 120 Street, New York, NY 10027, 212-666-1920 Alternative Education Complex, 269 West 35th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10018 • Coop Technical Education, 321 East 96th Street, New York, NY 10128 • Mid-Manhattan Adult Learning Center, 212 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027 Brooklyn Region 6: P.S. 13, 557 Pennsylvania Avenue, Room 251, Brooklyn, NY 11207 | 718-240-2770 Region 7: M.S. 61, 400 Empire Blvd., Brooklyn, NY 11225 | 718-221-6703 Region 8: 475 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216 | 718-638-2635 • Brooklyn Adult Learning Center, 475 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216 New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2015 –2016

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General Application Process All course offerings are Tuition-Free and for Eligible NYC residents ONLY. The New York City Office of Adult and Continuing Education (OACE) provides more than 900 tuition-free* classes for eligible students (21 years and older who have not earned a U.S. high school diploma or equivalency) in: 5 HSE * Basic Education * ESL * CTE Classes Adult Basic Education (ABE) Career and Technical Education (CTE) High School Equivalency Preparation (HSE) English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) *Students may be required to pay associated fees for textbooks, certification exams and/or uniforms for specific classes. We offer morning, afternoon and evening classes, Monday through Saturday at more than 175 sites in all five boroughs, including public schools, community centers and faith-based organizations. Students are welcome to take classes at any of our sites, regardless of the borough in which they live. Important: If a CTE class you desire requires a HS diploma or equivalent, you may dually enroll in an adult basic ed. class. Learn a skill while preparing for your HS equivalency diploma. OACE currently offers High School Equivalency exams at ten Testing Centers across all boroughs. Fall Semester: September - January Spring Semester: February - June TABE Testing and Registration Applicants are required to take the “Test of Adult Basic Education” (TABE). The math and reading test results will be evaluated to determine both academic readiness and appropriate course placement. If reading and math levels fall below the academic requirement of an applicant’s course choice, literacy classes will be offered to assist in raising academic readiness. When an applicant’s retest meets the academic requirements for placement, enrollment preference in the original course choice will be awarded. Contact the regional office offering the course of your choice for orientation, testing, and registration dates and times. Course offerings and training locations are subject to change. New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2015 –2016

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6 Carpentry Interior & Exterior The Carpentry program will prepare students for entry level employment as carpenters in both new construction and renovation applications. Students will receive basic carpentry theory, including occupational math related to the trade of carpentry. This 10-month course will provide hands-on training in the installation of doors, windows and roofing; instruction on operations such as drywall mechanics, trim-joinery and molding; and an introduction to carpentry machinery (how to set up and use traditional shop tools such as the table saw drill press, jointer, thickness planer, redial arm-saw, bandsaw and router). Students will also be introduced to Green Construction which is designed to teach students how to maximize the energy efficiency of building structures and decrease the waste of energy. Construction Trades CERTIFICATION OACE Certification of Completion OSHA Card Fee: $5 COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE Areas of Instruction 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Construction Site Competencies Introduction to Hand Tools Wall and Floor Framing Introduction to Portable Power Tools Gypsum Wallboard Installation Foundation Construction Rough Carpentry OSHA 10 Hr. Training New York City Department of Education PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS TABE Reading 7.0 TABE Math 7.0 ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies TRAINING LOCATIONS Region 5 - School of Cooperative Technology (Evening) 2015 –2016 Office of Adult and Continuing Education

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Electrical Installation 7 Construction Trades This 10 month course covers the fundamentals of basic electrical theory and hands-on experience as it relates to residential and commercial wiring. Students will be prepared to become electrician’s helpers or skilled apprentice electricans. Areas of Instruction 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Safety Low Voltage Wiring Circuitry Design, Layout and Wire Installation Tool Nomenclature & Use Parts Terminolgy & Usage Troubleshooting Low Voltage Light Installation of Armored Cable Switch Circuit Design & Installation (Single Pole, Three Way & Four Way) Installation of Fastening Devices Thin Wall, Rigid Couduit, Aluminum/Conduit & Wire Mold Installation Employee Responsibilities OSHA 10 Hr. Training CERTIFICATION OACE Certificate of Completion OSHA - Card Fee: $5 COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS TABE Reading 7.0 TABE Math 7.0 ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies TRAINING LOCATIONS Region 1 - S. Gompers H.S. (Evening) Region 5 - School of Cooperative Technology (Evening) New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2015 –2016

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8 Electrical Installation, Solar Construction Trades This 1 term course will prepare students for the one year Electrical Installation program. Participants who successfully complete the course will qualify for programs leading to certification as a Solar PV Installer. All theory and hands on practice are aligned to the National Electrical Code Guidelines. For this course, students will receive a Certificate of Completion for “Solar Electric.” Areas of Instruction 1. Safety 2. Introduction to Electrical Circuits (mathematical relationships and schematic diagrams) 3. Conduit Bending 4. Theoretical Concepts of Electricity • (with overview of Photovoltaic (PV)) 5. Solar PV Theory and System Design 6. OSHA 10Hr. Training CERTIFICATION OACE Certificate of Completion OSHA - Card Fee: $5 COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS TABE Reading 8.0 TABE Math 8.0 ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies TRAINING LOCATIONS Region 1 - S. Gompers H.S. (Evening) New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2015 –2016

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Plumbing 9 Construction Trades This 10 month course covers the skills and competencies required in the plumbing industry. Students are taught installation and maintenance concepts as well as the design and function of plumbing fixtures. Participants are also introduced to aspects of running a plumbing company. Areas of Instruction 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Plumbing Principles and Operations Installations Malfunctions Pipe Repairs: Replacements and Adjustments Plumbing Fixtures and Associated Hardware Copper Tubing Waste Line Installations and Repair Sanitary Drainage and Venting Career & Financial Management OSHA 10 Hr. Training CERTIFICATION OACE Certificate of Completion OSHA - Card Fee: $5 COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS TABE Reading 6.5 TABE Math 6.5 ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies TRAINING LOCATIONS Region 1 - S. Gompers H.S. (Evening) Region 5 - School of Coop Tech (Evening) New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2015 –2016

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10 Welding Construction Trades This one year certificate course covers the skills and competencies involved in the basic study and practice of welding. This class will cover the techniques of five welding and cutting processes that are typically used in the industry. In addition students will be eligible for an OSHA training course and certification. Areas of Instruction 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Safety Tool Nomenclature & Use Set-up and Operation of Welding Machines Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) Oxi Fuel Cutting and Plasma Arc Cutting Employee Responsibilities OSHA 10-Hr. Training CERTIFICATION New York State Field WElder Certification OACE Certificate of Completion OSHA - Card Fee: $5 COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS TABE Reading and TABE Math 6.5–7.0 ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies: Welding Electrodes and Testing Materials (Metal Plates) NY State Exam Fee, approx. $30 TRAINING LOCATIONS Region 5 - CoopTech H.S. (Evening) New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2015 –2016

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11 Construction Trades New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2015 –2016

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12 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration This 10 month Air Conditioning & Refrigeration course is designed to prepare students for an enty level job as an installer, serviceman or technician helper. Students will learn how to troubleshoot, service, and repair domestic and commercial systems. Covered in the domestic field are home refrigeratiors, freezers and window air conditioners. Covered in the commercial field are grocery store and supermarket units, beverage coolers, central A/C systems, small chillers, ice machines, and walk-in freezers. General Trades Areas of Instruction 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Electrical Theory (DC/AC current) Electirical Installation Refrigeration Theory Motors Refrigeration Components EPA Protection Refrigerant Recovery OSHA 10 Hr. Training CERTIFICATION HVAC EPA Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Program Exam Fee: $35 OSHA Card Fee: $5 OACE Certificate of Completion COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS High School or High School Equivalency Diploma TABE Reading 7.0, TABE Math 7.0 ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies TRAINING LOCATIONS Region 5 (Day Classes) New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2015 –2016

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Boiler Maintenance/Air Pollution EPA 13 The Boiler Maintenance course prepares students for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification exam. This intro course is designed to teach students the major components of boilers and how to inspect boilers. This course is up to 2 months. General Trades Areas of Instruction 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Components and Functions of #6 Boiler The Science of Gas and Liquids Combustion Theory Fuel Flow Chart Reading Thermal Energy EPA Regulations New York City Regulations OSHA 10 Hr. Training CERTIFICATION EPA # 608 Exam Fee: $35 OSHA Card Fee: $5 COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS High School Equivalency Diploma TABE Reading 8.0 TABE Math 7.0 ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies TRAINING LOCATIONS Region 5 - CoopTech H.S. (Evening) New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2015 –2016

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14 Building Maintenance Program General Trades This 10 month Building Maintenance course prepares students for an entry level position in the building maintenance industry. This course covers four core areas: carpentry maintenance, plumbing/heating maintenance, electrical maintenance and janitorial services. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be eligible for OSHA and/or EPA Boiler Operator training to prepare for certification. Areas of Instruction 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Introduction to Safety, Hand Tools and Equipment Basic Framing Repairing Doors and Windows Basic Lock Maintenance Basic Electricity Theory Repairing and Replacing Fixtures and Switches Maintaining Electrical Equipment Cleaning and Polishing Floors Window Repair, Glazing and Cleaning Repairing Vinyl Tiles Measuring, Cutting and Soldering Black Pipe Repairing Simple Leaks and Cleaning Drains Heating Systems Career & Financial Management OSHA 10 Hr Training CERTIFICATION OACE Certificate of Completion: OSHA Card Fee: $5 COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS TABE Reading 7.0 TABE Math 7.0 ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies TRAINING LOCATIONS Region 5 - CoopTech H.S. (Evening) New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2015 –2016

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Culinary Arts / Food Preparation 15 This 10 month program is designed to teach students basic and advanced techniques in culinary baking and kitchen management. Indepth hands on training include knife skills development, butchering of common cuts of meats and seafood preparation, garnishing skills, culinary techniques development, product identification, baking and pastry arts, professional kitchen equipment operation, recipe development, and team work. Students are encouraged to practice at home to further develop their skills and will be given opportunities to showcase them in class. General Trades Areas of Instruction 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Safety and Sanitation Skills Nutrition and Healthy Cooking Equipment Identification and Use Measurements Product Identification Raw Product Fabrication Cooking Methods Baking Methods Costing Employee Responsibilities CERTIFICATION OACE Certificate of Completion New York City Food Handler Exam Fee: $25.00 COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS TABE Reading 6.5 TABE Math 6.5 ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies TRAINING LOCATIONS Region 5 - CoopTech H.S. (Evening) New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2015 –2016

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