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    Page Title| Administration  After High School (Adult / Post High School)

    These programs offer high school graduates several flexible options for career advancement,
    certification or a new career direction. Accelerated programs and scheduling options provide adult students with economical alternatives to college and a shorter route to full-time employment. Students may qualify for Financial Aid, Veterans Education Benefits or Unemployment Re-Training Benefits. Job Placement Assistance is also available. Limited seating for adult students is also available in most of the other shared-time half-day programs in this guide.
    Daytime (within the hours of 7:45AM-1:15PM), twilight (2PM-7PM), or evening hours (6:30PM-9:30PM) may be available.

    Tuition & Fees for After High School Students
    View After High School Programs Tutition & Fees

    Limited seating for after high school students is also available in most of the shared-time half-day programs.

    New Home Construction
    Practical Nursing
    Twilight Automotive Technology
    Cuisine on the Green at Atlantis
    ...Ocean County Center for Culinary Arts


    Cosmetology | Tech Prep | Twilight (10 months, 5 days a week, 2-7PM), Brick

    This program teaches skills and the knowledge necessary to pass the New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology licensing exam. The skills taught relate to the major areas of instruction including hair services, skin and nail services and business management. In-school clinical experiences provide hands-on training. A high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) is required and applicants will be required to pass a written examination for admission. Good attendance is critical for completion of hourly requirements to sit for licensing exam. A Tech Prep agreement with Ocean County College provides students with an opportunity to earn advanced college credit upon successful completion of this program.

    *Opt-Out Agreement available upon request

    New Home Construction

    New Home Construction | 10 months / 900 hours, Waretown

    In response to a growing demand for skilled construction workers, OCVTS New Home Construction was developed as an accelerated training program for adults. Classroom curriculum includes: extensive safety training, use of hand and power tools, blueprint reading, layout, industry-related mathematics, skills in framing, roofing, sheathing, siding, door and window installation, staircases, drywall installation, insulation, trim work, ceilings and floors. Students will receive the 10-hour OSHA Hazard Recognition Training Program as well as CPR AED First Aid training. Through ongoing partnerships with outside agencies, such as Habitat for Humanity, students receive real-world, hands-on experience in all phases of construction as they work on-site at selected construction projects in Ocean County. Personal transportation is required.

    Cuisine on the Green at Atlantis (Culinary Arts)

    Cuisine on the Green at Atlantis (Culinary Arts Program)
    After High School | Tech-Prep | 10 Months / 900 hours, Little Egg Harbor

    Cuisine on the Green at Atlantis, the Ocean County Center for Culinary Arts, provides students experience in the preparation, service and management tasks involved in the food service industry. The Culinary Arts Training Center offers adult students the opportunity to pursue their career goals in the culinary profession. Located at the Atlantis Golf Course in Little Egg Harbor, the newly renovated restaurant facilities offer exciting opportunities as students train for exciting careers in the culinary arts. The 10-month curriculum includes classroom instruction, culinary skills training and working internships. The teaching philosophy at Cuisine on the Green involves a curriculum and training program incorporating a foundation of ecology, wellness and responsibility to the overall reduction of the environmental footprint in the culinary industry. The use of locally-sourced foods, responsibly-caught seafood and environmentally-conscious practices are essential elements at Cuisine on the Green. Areas of concentration include: safety, sanitation, food preparation, commercial baking, advanced baking, table skills and dining room management. A placement test is required for all applicants entering this challenging program. Personal transportation is required. Tech Prep agreements with the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College and Brookdale Community College provide students with an opportunity to earn advanced college credit upon successful completion of this program.

    Practical Nursing

    Practical Nursing | Tech Prep | 10 months, Toms River

    This program consists of lecture and clinical experiences to educate students to care for acute, sub-acute, chronically ill and convalescent patients. It is regulated by the State Board of Nursing and prepares students for the state licensing examination. Classroom theory and clinical experience are equitable in the number of hours required in the course. Students who successfully complete the program and pass the state licensing examination can find employment in hospitals, nursing homes, industry, clinics, private homes and public and federal health agencies. Curriculum includes the study of anatomy and physiology, nutrition and diet therapy, pharmacology, medical/surgical nursing, geriatrics, maternity, pediatrics, psychiatric nursing, interpersonal relationship in nursing, maintaining records and independent study. A placement test is required for all applicants entering this challenging program. Personal transportation is required. A Tech Prep agreement with Ocean County College provides students with an opportunity to earn advanced college credit upon successful completion of this program.

    Twilight Automotive Technology

    Twilight Automotive Technology | Tech Prep | 10 months / 900 hours

    This 10-month, accelerated program introduces students to major concepts and theories of maintenance, service and repairs on modern automobiles. Students are instructed on shop safety and proper usage of tools and equipment. Upon successful completion, students are prepared for entry-level employment in the automotive field and will have acquired the knowledge necessary to take ASE certification tests. Tech Prep agreements with Brookdale Community College, Mercer County College, Lincoln Technical Institute, and the University of Northwestern Ohio provide students with an opportunity to earn advanced college credits upon successful completion of this program. This program is evaluated and accredited by NATEF. (National Automobile Technician Educational Foundation. The following subjects are NATEF accredited: Engine Repair, Engine Performance, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Brakes, Steering and Suspension, Heating and Air-Conditioning, Automatic Transmissions, and Manual Transmission and Drive-Axle. Applicants will be required to successfully complete a written examination for admission.

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