Summer Career Moves

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Are you a woman who has lost your primary source of income due to separation, divorce, widowhood, spousal disability, or spousal military deployment? Brookdale’s Displaced Homemakers Services offer free, customized, holistic, client-centered services to help you transition to becoming head of household. 732-739-6020; or click here.

Real Estate Principles And Practices

The successful completion of this 75-hour program qualifies you to sit for the New Jersey Real Estate Examination. It is also valuable and essential for those who own real estate, are prospective buyers and sellers of real property, and for experienced salespeople. Required text is available in the College Bookstore. (Essentials of New Jersey Real Estate by Sobeck & Lenk, 12th Edition). Successful completion requires regular attendance. All applicants for licensure must submit to a criminal history record check. Prerequisites: 18 years of age and proof of high school diploma or GED at time of registering for the state licensing test.

Mon & Tues, Jun 3-Aug 13, 6-9:25 pm
Fee and Code: $384, XREAL 001

Amazon Web Services: AWS Systems Operator

Learn how to implement, manage, and maintain computer systems and networking architecture using the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud environment platform. Learn to use AWS to maintain cloud services, including Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). These services will allow your businesses to unload a large amounts of computing framework to the cloud reducing operational costs. This course is for students who want to prepare for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator-Associate Level certification. 54 Hours Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of networking protocols like TCP/IP and experience maintaining operating systems in both a Microsoft« Windows« and Linux« command-line environment. A fundamental knowledge of key information security concepts is also recommended.

Mon & Wed, Jun 3-Aug 7, 6:30-9:30 pm (no class Jul 1 & 3)
Fee and Code: $899, XCOMT 036

Excel 2016 Level 1

Discover how to create and develop worksheets and workbooks in order to work with and analyze data. Topics include calculations modifying and formatting a worksheet and managing workbooks. Workbook included. 9 Hours. Prerequisites: Knowledge of Windows and Word.
Tues & Thurs, Jun 4, 6 & 11, 6:30-9:30 pm
Fee and Code: $175, XCOMO 290

Excel 2016 Level 2

Learn to mine critical information from your raw data. This course covers the more sophisticated functions in Excel needed to analyze and present data. You will work with functions and lists and analyze data. Learn how to develop PivotTables and PivotCharts to present data in an organized manner. Workbook included. 9 Hours.
Prerequisites: Knowledge of Excel Level 1 or equivalent experience

Tues & Thurs, Jul 23, 25 & 30, 6:30-9:30 pm
Fee and Code: $175, XCOMO 291

Word Press Level 1

Make your own website. You don’t have to be a professional web developer to use this powerful, reliable and flexible tool. Learn how to develop web sites and blogs with special features to fit the content of your message. You will work on site plans, WordPress theme development, and learn to leverage your site to attract more visitors. 12 Hours. Book Included. Prerequisites: Knowledge of Windows, Word and the internet.

Mon & Wed, Jun 3-12, 6:30-9:30 pm
Fee and Code: $199, XCOMI 119

Personal Trainer National Certification Program

World Instructor Training School

Start an exciting career in fitness-become a Certified Personal Trainer. This instructor led course offers in-depth practical training in the essential skills and knowledge in fitness and health. The program consists of 15 hours of lecture in biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, health assessment and 15 hours of hands-on practical training on assessing clients, programming, performing proper exercise, presentation skills, and more. Must be 18 years of age; CPR/AED must be achieved before taking the certification test which is given on the last day of class. AREAS OF STUDY: anatomy, exercise physiology, muscular strength and
endurance, flexibility, cardio-respiratory fitness, nutrition, musculoskeletal injuries, weight control, health screening, motivation, and more. This course is similar
to a first year college-level course; students must read and comprehend at that level to be successful. Note: Call 1-888-330-9487 to order the required textbook. Co-sponsored with World Instructor Training Schools.

Sat, Jun 8-Jul 20, 9 am-4 pm
Fitness Center
Fee and Code: $675, XMEDG 057

Pilates Teacher Training Certification

Pilates Instructor positions are on the rise. Train with one of the best Pilates houses in the world and get certified through the Kane School teacher training program. In-depth Mat certification course coming Fall 2019 Email for more info and to sign up for info session on Wed, Aug 14 at 6:30pm

Fundamentals Of Horticulture Certificate

Molly A. Gearty, ASHS Certified Horticulturist

Prepare for an entry-level job in a nursery, garden center, or botanical garden, as well as for hobbyists and home gardeners who want to increase their knowledge and skill in horticulture. Students will understand the basics of horticulture, plant science, plant identification, soil science and organic gardening and farming. Gain hands-on experience in Brookdale’s greenhouse and create your own landscape design. Find out about multifaceted career paths in horticulture such as horticulture therapy
and landscape maintenance/design. 12 SESSIONS

Wed Aug 21- Nov 6, 6-9 pm
Fee and Code: $844, XBUSS 092

Garden Design Certificate

Molly A. Gearty, ASHS Certified Horticulturist

Recommended for individuals who are interested in pursuing garden design at garden centers, thinking of starting their own business in garden consulting, or wishing to create beautiful spaces in their own backyard. Students will gain hands-on experience in all aspects of design from evaluating and measuring properties to presenting completed designs. Some of the topics that we will explore will be design principles, choosing the right plant for the right place, landscape installation, developing a plant palette, creating gardens that attract pollinators, and incorporating natives, edible plants, and herbs into the landscape. We will also explore the business side of design from creating quotes to pricing out jobs for clients. 12 SESSIONS

Mon Aug 19-Nov 11 (no class 9/2), 6-9 pm
Fee and Code: $844, XBUSS 099