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    Page Title| Administration  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.

    Spring Course Registration

    Registration Information

    REGISTER ONLINE! Starting July 25th
    Course Listings Coming Soon

    ONLINE PAYMENT METHOD
    CREDIT CARD: VISA, MASTERCARD.

    Mail in Registration
    CHECK OR MONEY ORDER
    Make check payable to OCVTS
    *No Cash Payments
    Mail in Registration Form
    (coming soon)

    CALL 732.473.3100 x1000

    Registration / General Information


    Apprentice Registration
    Admission Requirements
    Tuition & Fees
    Refund Policy
    Course Cancellation
    Textbooks
    Supplies/Personal Safety Equipment
    Awarding Certificates
    Class Size & Schedules
    Class Meeting Dates, Time, Loc
    Conduct on Campus/Board Policies
    Parking



    Featured Info

    Apprentice Information
    U.S Veterans & NJ GIV Benefits
    Non Traditional Career Choices


     


    NOTE: ONLINE CATALOG WILL BE AVAILABLE ON JULY 25TH

    ONLINE REGISTRATION
    STARTS JULY 25TH

    2017 FALL Brochure Print View

    View Brochure Coming Soon

    Adult/Evening Education Calendar Spring 2017


    Online registration will be extended for those classes that start later in the semester.

    *Registration for all classes, seminars and demo dinners is on a first come, first serve basis.



    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.




    APPRENTICE REGISTRATION INFORMATION

    REGISTRATION FOR RETURNING YEAR APPRENTICES BEGINS
    JULY 18, 2017

    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 2, 2017 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 identifies 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 25, 2017


    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.


    ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
    Adult vocational education classes are open to all persons eighteen years of age or older, who can profit 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 high school equivalency diploma (formerly GED) at registration.
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    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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    REFUND POLICY

    Prior to, and after the first scheduled class meeting, you may request a tuition refund in accordance with Board of Education Policy. There will be no refunds after the first night of class is scheduled. (The $15 registration fee will be deducted from refunds). Students must notify the Adult Education Office 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.
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    COURSE CANCELLATION
    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).
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    TEXTBOOKS
    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 first night of class.
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    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.
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    AWARDING CERTIFICATES

    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 Certificate 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.)
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    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 environment. (A minimum of 10 students is required to begin a course). The school reserves the right to cancel any course with insufficient 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.
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    CLASS MEETING DATES, TIMES & LOCATION
    CLASS MEETING DATES, TIMES & LOCATION Classes begin the week of February 6, 2017, unless otherwise noted. Refer to individual course listing for class meeting dates and times. Students will receive notification by email 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.
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    PARKING
    All students are to park in the designated lots. Parking in fire 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.
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    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).


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