- Family Development Training and Credentialing
- Administrative/Executive Assistant
- Personal Trainer National Certification (W.I.T.S.)
- Wedding & Event Planner Certification
- In-Demand & Green Careers
Frontline workers in public and private health, education, and human services agencies are being offered training to reorient the way they work with families. This approach emphasizes the strengths and resources of families to empower them for long-lasting change.
This 90-hour interactive course and portfolio development leads to the Family Development CredentialTM (FDC) awarded by the University of Connecticut upon successful completion of the course, portfolio and an examination. This 15-week program is offered twice a year at the beginning of March and the beginning of October. The spring 2013 schedule is Fridays, March 1-June 14, 10 am-5 p.m.. Tuition is $950; the fee for the credentialing exam is $250. For additional information and permission to register, call Phyllis Rafti, Program Coordinator, at (718) 960-8512.
In today’s competitive job market individuals need not only excellent computer skills, but also the ability to write and speak well and to present a professional, polished appearance. The Administrative Assistant Certificate offers participants the opportunity to acquire these skills.
High school diploma or GED.
Program Certification: In order to receive a program certificate, students must
complete a program application ($25), successfully complete all course requirements
listed at the time of applying, and submit a certificate request form ($4). Call 718-960-8512 for more information.
Certificate Program Required Courses:
- Effective Business Communication CBS 28
- Adult Keyboarding CBS 51
- How to Use a PC (Basic, Advanced) PCW 22/40
- Microsoft Word 2010 CBS 78
- Microsoft Excel 2010 CFM 47
- Advanced Microsoft Word 2010 CBS 81
- Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010 CFM 48
- Microsoft Powerpoint 2010 EDP 19
- Microsoft Powerpoint 2010: Part II EDP 128
See course detail here.
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on WEB EX. She can paint you a clear picture of what to expect in the course and what great rewards await you. This online Web EX is a great way to enjoy the fact finding mission while enjoying the comfort of your home. Students can log on from the comfort of their home or even on the go. They will be able to ask questions and
participate in a live chat with our instructor. Call 718-960-8077 to
register for free orientation or WEB EX.
This 60-hour challenging and comprehensive course is offered by World Instructor Training School (W.I.T.S.) at Lehman College. The program includes both a lecture (15 hours) and “hand’s on” component (15 hours) as well as a 30-hour internship in a health club that prepares students to actually work with clients. Topics include: biomachanics; exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, and health assessment. Students are required to have certification in CPR and AED to be certified. This class is not included in the training program. Students are assisted in obtaining a suitable site. Are you interested in starting your own business? Lehman provides free professional services for starting and successfully building your own business! NO DISCOUNTS APPLY TO THIS COURSE. Required textbook not included.
PFT 01/$875 (6 sessions includes fi nal exam) LEHC
Sat 9-12 p.m. lecture: on-campus and 1-4 p.m. practical: off-site * plus 30 hr. internship
Sec SP: Mar 16-Apr 27
Sec SU: Jun 15-Jul 27
* Students are responsible for travel to nearby health club for the afternoon off-site practical.
WPC 01/$945 (10 sessions) COTC
The Wedding and Event Planning Certification course includes planning, coordinating, and directing weddings, as well as a study of the business structure, documentation information, contracts, how to work with vendors, marketing, and how to work with prospective brides and grooms. *Fee includes textbook, online access in addition to classroom instruction, testing and national certification from the Wedding Planning Institute. Students interested in establishing their own businesses will be able to take advantage of Lehman’s wraparound business services and advisement at no cost. NO DISCOUNTS APPLY TO THIS COURSE.
Sec SP: Wed 6-9:30 p.m. Mar 13-May 22
Sec SU: Tues 6-9:30 p.m. Jun 4-Aug 6
PRI01: Professional Residential Integration
This course is for those with an interest in digital smart home integration. By working with our professional instructors in both a hands-on and lecture environment, participants will learn the skills of the trade on an industry-standard level. Participants will go over the integration of electronic equipment in a home that can all be wirelessly connected to one control device. Some of these devices include audio, video, lighting, air conditioning, and alarm systems. Topics in this course will include how to install a home theater, operating your smart home controller, and troubleshooting/maintenance of your smart home system. Students will walk away from this class with the ability to use the skills they have learned in their own homes or in a new job. 40 Hrs., Tuition: $2645
Dates:(Tu, Th) 5/21, 5/23, 5/28, 5/30, 6/4, 6/6, 6/11, 6/13, 6/18, 6/20, Times: 6:00pm – 10:00pm
LOC01: Fundamentals of Locksmithing
Fundamentals of Locksmithing will provide students with an understanding of locksmith techniques and skills. Students will be introduced to tools and equipment used by master locksmiths for everyday job assignments. Topics covered during class include learning residential locks, key blank identification, and how to duplicate and cut keys.
Students will learn about pin tumbler locks, how cylinder system works, and how to re-pin locks. A master locksmith will guide students through situations such as what to do in the case of a car or house lockout, provide a brief review of store/high security locks, and will cover lock servicing and repairing methods. Hands-on assignments will provide students with the practical application to real life scenarios. This course will give students the skills to self install residential locks and self troubleshoot common situation. 40 hors, Tuition: $2,645
Dates: (Tu, Th) 6/18, 6/20, 6/25, 6/27, 7/2, 7/9, 7/11, 7/16, 7/18, 7/23, Times: 6:00pm – 10:00pm
To register and for more information. contact the Continuing Education Registrar, Maryann Drago-Dowling, at 718-960-8512.
ALM01: Residential Alarm Systems and Surveillance including CCTV
This Course includes hands-on labs and classroom training in Electronic Security, Fire detection, Alarm Systems and Surveillance systems. Students will have the opportunity to perform a Complete Installation while learning Costing, Programming, Layout, and a variety of Peripherals.
Through various hands-on labs students will gain working knowledge of the following applications:
User and Programming Functions
Control Panel Programming
Detection including: Glass Break, C02, Smoke, H2O, Temperature and Motion.
Demonstrate the best practices of Hardwiring verses Wireless applications including IR & RF.
Using a Hands-on approach, students will work on a variety of industry non-specific equipment, hook up the devices to each other, and operate the monitors, cameras, DVRs etc and will gain experience creating the cables needed for this industry. They will understand the parts of the basic camera including but not limited to:
Lens, Iris, auto iris, focal length, CCD chip, power input, video output and how to mount and adjust different style of cameras. The students will have a basic understanding of light & lighting and how it interacts with the CCTV system. They will be familiar with the terms, infrared, Day/Night cameras back light, LUX, blooming and burn-in, as well s where the light source should be in relation to the camera's field of view. Students will hookup and operate a DVR and learn appropriate terms and formats.
Programming shall include an explanation of all programming locations in the panel as well as actual programming. User programming shall include master code, user code, guest code, deleting codes explanation of installer code and its limitations, as well as the attributes commands for access levels and key fob to user assignment..Tuition: 2,645, 40 hrs
Dates: (Tu, Th) 6/11, 6/13, 6/18, 6/20, 6/25, 6/27, 7/2, 7/9, 7/11, 7/16, Times: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
INP01 Industrial Photography for the Workplace
The use of photography to document industry began in the 1860’s to visually record steps in manufacturing, advances in mining, aspects of shipping, and the expansion of the railroad. In this course, learn the processes and acquire the skills to visually document and display images specific to your industry. Under the guidance of our professional instructor, apply principles of industrial photography to capture images including: progress on construction jobs and other work-related projects; the integrity of work performed; structural damage in need of repair; facility layouts; architectural design; equipment; products; and employees at work. Students will be provided with a digital camera for in-classroom use and will study aspects of photographic design, composition, and related concepts specifically as they apply toward documenting industrial functions. It is anticipated that students taking the class will be familiar with basic photographic principals so as to apply them to this advanced level of instruction. On the last day of class, students will present their portfolios and offer developmental feedback to their colleagues. Once the class is completed, students will be able to apply their skills toward recording industry-specific images designed to enhance documentation of processes, procedures, products and people. Hours: 32, Tuition: $2,645
Dates: (Tu, Th) 6/4, 6/6, 6/11, 6/13, 6/18, 6/20, 6/25, 6/27, Times: 6:00 – 10:00pm
CDL01: Commercial Drivers License A & B & PASS. END New York State Commercial Drivers License Training.
Take the next step towards a successful career in commercial transportation with our Commercial Driving License training lecture course which is taught on both our main and extended campuses and road training lessons which are provided locally in the Bronx. Upon completion of the lecture course, students will have the ability to take the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles driving permit tests for both the CDL Class A and B/p.
Students will receive up to 41 total hours of instruction that includes both 16 hours in the classroom and pre-trip insception and up to 25 hours of "hands on training" for training behind the wheel of the 18 wheel tractor trailer and the passenger bus. The following subjects will be covered during this course: Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection including engine/cab inspection as well as external inspection Driving with proper driving procedures Vehicle Control Air brake Usage Prerequisites for "hands on" road training include:
Completion of a D.O.T. Medical Card by a qualified health care professional and successfully passing the written permit tests CDL Class A/B at the Department of Motor Vehicles. Testing fees for both the written tests and skills test fee are not included in your tuition. Fee: $ 4,475.00, 41 hours
The CDL course has a scheduled permit class (first day) from 8am until 4pm, afterwards for 3 months the road training is scheduled by the student when they are available nights or weekends.
Dates: 4/14/13 – 7/14/13
Dates: Sundays, 4/21 - 7/21/13
Dates: Sundays, 4/28 – 7/28/13
Dates: Sundays, 5/5 - 8/4/13
Dates: Sundays, 5/12 – 8/11/13
Dates: Sundays, 5/19 – 8/18/13
Dates: Sundays, 5/26 – 8/25/13
Dates: Sundays, 6/2 - 9/1/13
Dates: Sundays, 6/9 - 9/8/13
Dates: Sundays, 6/23 - 9/22/13
Dates: Sundays, 6/30 - 9/29/13
Orientation begins at 8:00am
CDL02: Manual Transmission & Double Clutching for the Experience Commercial Driver
Licensed, qualified drivers with experience in automatic transmission tractor trailers or box trucks need to stay one step ahead of the pack. Developing a skill to drive manual transmission tractor trailers, including dual clutch, is essential to remaining competitive in today’s economy. In this 34-hour course, you will receive: an 8-hour permit class preparation lecture; 3 hours of tool box safety and instructions; 15 hours of individual one-on-one driving lessons; 9 hours of safety instructions. If you want to learn how to back up with left/right backs, how to alley dock, how to perform serpentine maneuvers, and how to couple/uncouple, then this course is for you. Vehicles are provided for all driving lesson. To enroll you must be over the age of 21, have a valid driver’s license, have no major driving violations, and pass the DOT medical examination prior to the beginning of class. Students are responsible for all DMV fees. Tuition: $3,500.
- 34 Hours with schedule to be determined by the coordinator
- Certificate/Designation: Transportation
Dates: 4/20/13 – 6/22/13
Dates: Saturdays, 4/27 - 6/29/13
Dates: Saturdays, 5/4 - 7/6/13
Dates: Saturdays, 5/11 - 7/13/13
Dates: 5/18/13 – 7/20/13
Dates: Saturdays, 6/1 – 8/3/13
Dates: Saturdays, 6/8 – 8/10/13
Dates: Saturdays, 6/15 – 8/17/13
Dates: Saturdays, 6/22 - 8/24/13
Dates: Saturdays, 6/29 - 8/31/13
Orientation begins at 8:00am
CDL03: Defensive Driving for the Commercial Driver
Driving defensively is one thing. Driving in dangerous weather conditions is another. Commercial driving skills must be of the highest caliber to travel on roads ravaged by unpredictable weather. Participants completing this course will be able to better navigate through torrential rains, snowstorms, ice storms, and heavy fog. Our skilled driving instructor will provide failsafe strategies for coming out of a skid on black ice as well as safely negating any effects of hydroplaning. By completing the course, you will be eligible for a ten percent discount off your auto insurance. Hours: 18, Tuition: $3,500
Dates: 4/21 – 5/19/13, Times: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Dates: 5/19 – 6/16/13, Times: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Dates: 6/30 – 7/28/13, Times: 8:00am – 4:00pm
ATR100: Career Oriented Automotive Repair- Dent Removal
Do you want to find a job at an auto body shop? Or finally get rid of that dent in the side of you own vehicle? This Paintless Dent Removal course will teach you how to remove dents of different sizes and depth, allowing you to perfect the technique with hands-on training. You will learn how to read a dent by using different lighting and measuring techniques, as well as the different ways to remove it, including: locating the access points; stripping a car and accessing the dent from behind; and physically massaging the dent until it disappears. Learn a trade and a profession, so you can work on your own car to minimize repair costs, or find a job in a trade that is in high demand in today’s industry. Tuition: : $2,625, 24 hours
Dates: (Su) 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, Times: 8:00am - 4:00pm
LTO01: Lift Truck Operations
This course is for anyone looking to gain experience operating Lift Trucks. All who attend will receive a well-rounded experience by learning to operate Fork Lifts, Skid Steers, and Aerial Lifts. Students will also receive OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) training, ensuring that they learn to operate each machine correctly and safely. Topics covered include proper truck inspection, height and weight capacity, and maintenance techniques to help students learn required information about the machines they are working with. Our experienced certified instructor will also cover the specific control features of each machine and the variety of actions they can perform. Upon completion of this 24 hour course, students will walk away with professional experience and an OSHA certification. 24 Hours, Tuition: $2,625
Dates: Sundays, 6/2, 6/9, 6/23, Times: 8:00am - 4:00pm
TIG01: Welding and other Advanced Techniques
This class is for students interested in taking their welding skills to the next level. Students will have the unique opportunity to work with our professional instructors in a hands-on environment, with a focus on tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding. Students will design, outline, and complete their own projects during this 24 hours course. The class will begin with a safety training on how to appropriately operate a TIG welder and continue with lessons on Shielded Metal Arc welding, techniques, and theory. It’s important to arrive for class wearing proper clothing (jeans and long sleeves) because the sparks will fly. 24hrs, Tuition $2625
Dates: Sundays, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, Times: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Dates: (Tu, Th) 5/28, 5/30, 6/4, 6/6, 6/11, 6/13, Times: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
MIG01: MIG Welding and Metal Fabrication
This three day course will provide you with a basic understanding of the different principles and techniques used in MIG welding. Professional welders will teach you the proper maintenance, how to operate the machinery, and the different applications it can be used for, including brazing and soldering. You will learn cutting techniques, the different types of wires that are used, and how to manipulate the controls. By the end of the course, you will have the ability to join a wide range of different types of metals together. For safety reasons, please note the mandatory attire before attending the class: Long sleeve shirt and are required, as well as avoiding certain fabrics including synthetic, polyester, and loose fabrics. Steel-toed work boot should be worn, and glasses should be worn instead of contact lenses. Tuition: $2,625, 24 Hours
Dates: TBA, Times: 8:00am - 4:00pm
EPP01: Electrical Principles and Practices
Electrical Principles and Practices is an introductory course focusing on electrical wiring in residential, commercial, and industrial applications. This interactive course begins with key electrical concepts in which participants will become familiar with common types of voltage, circuits, and codes. Mathematic principles as well as applications will be used throughout the course to calculate air resistance and energy usage. Students will learn how to: work with cables; solder wires; replace plugs, fuses and circuit breakers; wire switch and light circuits; cut, strip and prepare proper connections; and evaluate systems to eliminate energy waste. Skilled instructors will enforce precautions to ensure that all hands-on work will be done safely and effectively. After successfully completing the course, students will be able to use their acquired electrical skills in their everyday lives or use their knowledge as a first step toward entering an electrical field. Hours: 40, Tuition: $2,645.00, 10 sessions
Dates: (Tu, Th) 3/5, 3/7, 3/12, 3/14, 3/19, 3/21, 3/26, 3/28, 4/2, 4/4, Times: 6:00-10:00 p.m.
Dates:(Tu, Th) 5/14, 5/16, 5/21, 5/23, 5/28, 5/30, 6/4, 6/6, 6/11, 6/13, Times: 6:00-10:00 p.m.
Dates: (Tu, Th) 7/30, 8/1, 8/6, 8/8, 8/13, 8/15, 8/20, 8/22, 8/27, 8/29, Times: 6:00-10:00 p.m.
OBE01: Operating Backhoes and Excavators
Through lecture and hands-on activities on an active construction site, you will develop the skills that you need to work with heavy machinery. Learn from our expert instructors how to operate a backhoe for digging and for loading materials into trucks. Operate an excavator to dig, conduct heavy lifting, and grade landscapes. This intensive introduction to construction machinery will provide you not only with the operational skills, but the safety measures required for using heavy equipment. In addition, you will learn procedures for troubleshooting, maintenance, and inspection. Appropriate clothing will be required including steel-toed shoes, long sleeved shirts and pants. Hours: 30, Tuition: $2,625, 3 sessions
Dates: Sunday, 4/28, 5/5, 5/19, Times: 8:00am – 4:00 p.m.
LOC02: Advanced Locksmithing
This course is designed specifically for those students that have completed Fundamentals of Locksmithing. By using the tools and following the safety procedures of the initial course, students will be introduced to more advanced levels of techniques and technology. Topics covered include working with key less entry locks as well as electromagnetic locks. Students will also learn how to duplicate keys for more sophisticated locks, become familiar with a wide array of industrial locks, repair common problems in popular locks, plus take apart locking systems in automobiles and put them back together. Students will learn from a master locksmith and receive practical, hands-on instruction that will enable them develop skills required to prepare for a profession in locksmithing. 40 hours, Tuition: $2,645.
Dates: (Tu, Th) 3/19, 3/21, 3/26, 3/28, 4/2, 4/4, 4/9, 4/11, 4/16, 4/18, Times: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
RPV01: Repairing High Performance Vehicles
In this hands-on course, you will learn the basics of high performance vehicle repair. Fuel systems will be featured including carburetors and electronic fuel injection. Engine maintenance will be covered including procedures for changing fluids and adjusting intake and exhaust valves. You will learn about cooling system maintenance and methods for repairing drivetrains. Suspension systems will be reviewed as well as a vehicle frames including steel tube, pressed steel and aluminum frames. You will learn about tire construction, hydraulic brakes and exhaust systems. Finally, the basics of keeping your vehicle clean and detailed will be covered. Upon completing the course, you will have the ability to troubleshoot and repair most high performance engines. 24 Hours, Tuition: $2,625
Dates: (M, W) 3/18, 3/20, 3/25, 3/27, 4/1, 4/3, Times: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Dates: (M, W) 4/15, 4/17, 4/22, 4/24, 4/29, 5/1, Times: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Dates: (W) 5/29, 6/5, 6/12, 6/19, 6/26, 7/3, Times: 6:00pm – 10:00pm
DIV01: Essentials of Professional Diving
Start in the classroom and finish in open water! This 40-hour course will take you, step-by-step, through everything you need to develop skills as a professional diver. From scientific investigation to submerged welding, there are multiple opportunities for those skilled in the area of scuba diving. You will learn about principles of diving and equipment: using the breathing apparatus, correctly positioning the dive mask, and performing safety checks. You will learn about underwater pressure and the effects it has on the human body. Once you have completed your instruction on dry land, you will move to practice your diving skills in the controlled environment of a swimming pool. And once you have become comfortable with the diving process, you will complete your course in an open water dive. This course will be conducted by certified dive instructors. Students will need to purchase a snorkel, a fitted mask and fins for the class. Upon completing the course, you will be eligible to earn your PADI or NAUI certification, each of which is recognized universally. Hours: 40, Tuition: $3,590
Dates: (Tu, Th) 5/7, 5/9, 5/14, 5/16, 5/21, 5/23, Times: 6:00pm – 10:00pm
CRP01: Building Skills in Carpentry
How many times have you looked at new construction and said to yourself, “I wish I could have done that.” Well, now you can! Learn the essential skills of carpentry needed to construct walls, ceilings and floors. Our professional instructor will introduce you to the tools of the trade, both manual tools such as various hammers and saws, to electrical tools including power drills. Gain knowledge about wood frame construction for building walls. In addition, learn to professionally install flooring, doors and windows. Become adept at hanging sheetrock walls and ceilings as well as follow steps for applying joint compound and sanding seams to make them paint-ready. In addition, discover how to estimate the amount of materials needed based on measurements and available budgets. Once you’ve completed this course, you can start a career in carpentry and handle those home improvement projects that you have always dreamed about completing. Hours: 40, Tuition: $2,645
Dates: (Tu, Th) 4/30, 5/2, 5/7, 5/9, 5/14, 5/16, 5/21, 5/23, 5/28, 5/30, Times: 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Dates: (Tu, Th) 6/11, 6/13, 6/18, 6/20, 6/25, 6/27, 7/2, 7/9, 7/11, 7/16, Times: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
CRP02: Fundamentals of Woodworking
This course prepares students with basic skills in the field of woodworking. At the completion of the course, participants will be able to use the tools of the trade to create professionally designed and crafted items of furniture and cabinetry. Our professional instructor will guide students to safely use hand saws, power saws and electric miters to cut, shape and bend wood. Since not all wood behaves the same way, students will learn about the various kinds of wood and their properties. In building a class project, students will use fasteners, adhesives and clamps to join cut wood then apply veneer. In addition, participants will learn about the different types of finishing paints and stains to complete their project. Hours: 40, Tuition: $2,645
Dates: (Tu, Th) 9/10, 9/12, 9/17, 9/19, 9/24, 9/26, 10/1, 10/3, 10/8, 10/10 , Times: 6:00pm – 10:00pm
PMB01: Plumbing Fundamentals
In this highly interactive, hands-on course, you will learn to piece together many different types of pipe made from steel, cast iron, plastic and copper. Learn from a stilled craftsman how to safely use power tools and hand tools. Discover procedures for working in tight, poorly lit spaces. Gain understanding of plumbing systems, standards in the industry and plumbing codes. In this forty-hour course, learn in depth how a home plumbing system works and how a plumbing network is integrated from water input to evacuation through a sewer line. At the conclusion of the course, you will have the skills necessary to make general plumbing repairs for the kitchen and bath, as well as be able to install simple plumbing systems in the home. Hours: 40, Tuition: $2,645
Dates: (Tu, Th) 10/22, 10/24, 10/29, 11/5, 11/7, 11/12, 11/14, 11/19, 11/21, 11/26, Times: 6:00pm – 10:00pm
HEA01: Home Energy Efficiency Auditor.
This class equips students with the theoretical and practical tools needed to carry out and benefit from their own home energy audit. After surveying general principles of energy, students will progress systematically through all aspects of residential usage and conservation, including insulation, fenestration, HVAC and lighting, as well as health and safety issues. The classroom textbook is comprehensive and lab sessions allow hands on experience with the most important real-world situations. By course conclusion, students should be able to use their new skills to make energy-efficient and conservation-minded improvements on their own.
SLR01: Residential Solar Design and Installation.
Course includes hands on labs and classroom workshops and a build of a simulated roof installation connected to a grid.
Course topics and labs include:
Introduction to Photovoltaic systems
Solar design and installation
Principles of Photovoltaics
Fundamentals of Photovoltaics
Rebates programs (Federal, State, and Township)
Adapting the Mechanical Design
Roofing and Panel demo
NEC & System Inspection, Maintenance , Monitoring
Safety & Troubleshooting
Workshop-Solar Panel Installation
Workshop-Balance of System Installation
While there will be and overview of battery technologythis course is focused on grid-tied (Green) energy solution. Tuition: $3195.00, 40 hrs
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