|| Adult / Evening Education
Adult Education programs offer Post High School & After High School Students several flexible options for those interested in career advancement, certification or a new career direction. Daytime, twilight or evening hours may be available. This can be an economical alternative to college and a shorter route to full-time employment. Limited seating for after high school students is also available in most of the shared-time half-day programs.
FALL ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES
Online registration is scheduled to begin July 19 for the returning apprentices and July 26 for all other courses.
2016 FALL BROCHURE COMING SOON
Online Registration Will Be Extended for those classes
that start later in the semester
ONLINE PAYMENT METHOD
CREDIT CARD: VISA, MASTERCARD.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CALL 732.473.3100 x1000
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Group Customized Training
For customized training opportunities in technology, culinary, automotive or construction related fields for your club, business or organization, Please call 732.473.3159.
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2016 FALL BROCHURE COMING SOON..
REGISTRATION FOR RETURNING YEAR APPRENTICES BEGINS
JULY 19, 2016
APPLICATION PROCESS FOR FIRST YEAR APPRENTICES AND NEW APPRENTICE APPLICANTS
FIRST -YEAR APPRENTICE AND NEW APPRENTICE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED IN-PERSON AT THE OCVTS TOMS RIVER CENTER ONLY STARTING WEDNESDAY AUGUST 3, 2016 9:00AM - 1:00PM
The following are required for the application process:
1) Current proof of employment in the trade area
(pay stub or letter on company letterhead)
2) tuition payment for the year
(VISA/MasterCard, check or money order)
The School of Adult Education currently provides an Apprentice Coordinator who is available to register persons who have their employer’s
support as apprentices. The Coordinator can help you plan your training at Ocean County Vocational Technical School. Please call 732.473.3159, Monday through Friday, from 9:00AM to 1:00PM, to talk directly with the Coordinator of Apprenticeship Programs. The US Department of Labor identifi es over 800 occupations as apprenticeable. Employers who wish to start apprentice programs for their employees can also request assistance in developing an apprenticeship training program.
ALL APPRENTICE REGISTRATION ENDS AUGUST 23, 2016
Registration / General Information
EMERGENCY SCHOOL CLOSING Inclement weather or emergency closing will be announced on radio station WOBM (92.7), The Breeze (107.1FM, 98.5FM, Thunder 106.3FM), The Point (94.3), and WJRZ (100.1) after 3:00PM. IF DAY SCHOOL IS CANCELLED, EVENING SCHOOL IS CANCELLED. The Adult Education emergency closing number is 732.473.3100 ext 3199 after 3:00PM. Please do not call before 3:00PM to inquire about closings.
Adult vocational education classes are open to all persons eighteen years of age or older, who can profi t from training, are capable of performing the course work, meet prerequisite requirements and can pay the applicable fees. Students applying for state licensing programs, which have a completion of high school requirement, must provide a copy of a high school diploma or GED at registration. Back to Top
TUITION & FEES
All courses are tuition based. Each course has the required fee listed with the course description in the catalog. Fees include tuition, a non-refundable $15 registration fee and, where noted, textbooks and supplies. All fees must be paid in full at time of registration.
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Prior to, and after the fi rst scheduled class meeting, you may request a tuition refund in accordance with Board of Education Policy. There will be no refunds after the fi rst night of class is scheduled. (A $15 registration fee will be deducted from refunds). Students must notify the Adult Education Offi ce at 732.473.3100 (ext. 1000) to initiate the refund process. Check refunds will take 6-8 weeks to process. We are not responsible for snow days; however, cancelled classes will be rescheduled. Back to Top
Courses may be cancelled by OCVTS or merged if enrollment does not permit economical operation. Registered students who cannot be accommodated may elect to transfer to another course, receive credit for a future course or receive a full refund (including the $15 registration fee). Back to Top
When a textbook is required for a class, students must purchase them on their own. Information can be located on our website www.ocvts.org. Students must have the textbook for the fi rst night of class. Back to Top
SUPPLIES/PERSONAL SAFETY EQUIPMENT
Supplies used for personal projects are the responsibility of the student. Items such as auto body paint, lumber, motor oil and sandpaper are examples of personal supplies. All items used as required training exercises are supplied by the school. Personal safety equipment such as safety glasses and goggles must be used and are not included in the tuition fee. No one will be allowed to participate in the training instruction without required safety items. Back to Top
Students must attend a minimum of 85% of all school class hours and meet the course requirements in order to receive the recommendation of the Adult Education Principal to be eligible for a Certifi cate of Completion. (LICENSING, CERTIFICATION AND APPRENTICE PROGRAMS MAY REQUIRE HIGHER ATTENDANCE RATES. SEE INDIVIDUAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS. ALL FEES MUST BE PAID OR CERTIFICATES WILL NOT BE ISSUED.)Back to Top
CLASS SIZE AND SCHEDULES
Shops and classes are designed so that each student has access to the tools and equipment necessary to acquire the skills taught in the course. All classes and shops are planned with a student-teacher ratio that provides an optimum learning situation. (A minimum of 10 students is required to begin a course). The school reserves the right to cancel any course with insuffi cient enrollment. Every attempt will be made to maintain the class schedule as printed. In order to accommodate the greatest number of students possible, some changes in campus locations or days may be necessary. Back to Top
CLASS MEETING DATES, TIMES & LOCATION
Classes begin the week of September 6, 2016, unless otherwise noted. Refer to individual course listing for class meeting dates and times. Students will receive notifi cation by mail upon enrollment. Classes may be extended due to inclement weather. No refunds for inclement weather.
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CONDUCT ON CAMPUS/BOARD POLICIES
Students may be dismissed without refund of fees when their behavior or actions violate Board of Education Policy for students that follow NJ State Law Title 18A:37-2 “Cause for Suspension or Expulsion of Pupils”. These policies include, but are not limited to, actions such as disruptive behavior, vehicle parking violations, visitors, alcohol or drugs, smoking, vandalism, disregard of safety rules, plus any action covered by civil or criminal law. According to State and Municipal laws, OCVTS is a NON-SMOKING CAMPUS. The utilization of technology that disrupts the learning environment is prohibited.Back to Top
All students are to park in the designated lots. Parking in fi re lanes, along driveways or behind shops is strictly prohibited. Please lock your car. OCVTS is not responsible for theft or damage to your vehicle on school property. Back to Top
It is the policy of the Board of Education of Ocean County Vocational Technical School not to discriminate in its technical programs, vocational opportunities, activities, employment practices or admission policies and practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, ancestry, national origin, affectional and sexual orientation, disability or social or economic status. Lack of English language skills will not be a deterrent to admission to any program at the Ocean County Vocational Technical School. Inquiries regarding affirmative action, discrimination (including Title IX requirements), sexual harassment or equity should be directed to: Nancy Weber-Loeffert, Title IX/Affirmative Action Officer, 732.240.6414 (ext 3332) Thomas McInerney, Federal Section 504 Officer, 732.286.5665 (ext 3412) Kevin Dineen, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Officer, 732.473.3100 (ext 3123).