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FILM AND MEDIA                             4    Windows 2007                                 Fire Drill Conductor
Intro to Script Writing                         Microsoft Word – Beginning & Advanced        Fire Guard
Getting Started in Film                             Excel, PowerPoint                        Fire Safety Coordinator
Make a Film                                     Introduction to AutoCAD                      Interior Fire Alarm Supervisor
                                                Photoshop                                    NYS Notary Public Exam Preparation
REAL ESTATE                                4    Introduction to InDesign                     Food Protection Certification Prep
Getting Great Real Estate Deals                 Basics of Blogging                           Fundamentals of Pest Control
    in Difficult Times                                                                        Refrigerating System Operating
What You Need to Know About                     OFFICE SKILLS                          7,8       Engineer I & II
    Foreclosures                                Administrative Assistant/Secretarial         Refrigerant Recovery Prep & Exam
Investing In Your Home & Other Real Estate          Training Program                         Environmental Hazardous Materials
                                                Basic Computer Office Secretarial                 Technician
TEACHING ASSISTANT                         5        Applications
                                                Business Writing with Computers              COOKING ESSENTIALS                   9
Teaching Assistant/ Child Care                  Business Math for the Modern Office
    Certificate Program                          Essentials of Bookkeeping                    DRIVER INSTRUCTOR                        10
Child Abuse Identification                       Computerized Bookkeeping Program             EDUCATION PROGRAM
    & Reporting Seminar                                                                      Driver Instructor Ed Basic Course:
School Violence Prevention & Intervention       INFORMATION                             8        Behind the Wheel
                                                TECHNOLOGY                                   Driver Instructor Ed:
                                                A+ Certification Test Prep with Lab               Teaching Techniques & Methodology
ONLINE                                     5
www.ed2go.com/nyctc                             Networking Technologies
www.gatlineducation.com/citytech.cuny           Introduction to Linux Operating Systems      BUILDING OPERATIONS 11,12
IRS Tax Return Preparer Exam                                                                 Basic Plumbing Repairs in Housing
                                                CERTIFICATION,      8,9,10                   Refrigeration Mechanics
                                                PRE-LICENSING & TEST PREP                    Maintenance & Operation of #2 Fuel Oil
COMPUTER STUDIES                           6
                                                Fire Safety Director Program                     Gun Type Burners and Boilers
Computer Basics
                                                Fire Safety Director Continuing Education    Operation of #6 Fuel Oil Burners and Boilers
Computers for Seniors I & II                    Emergency Action Plan Director Course

       DR. CAROL SONNENBLICK                                DAVID PEDREIRA                              KUMARIE RAMLAL
     DEAN, DIVISION OF CONTINUING EDUCATION                 Assistant Director,                          REGISTRATION MANAGER
                                                          CONTINUING STUDIES CENTER                      & ONLINE COORDINATOR
              DIANE ROMEO
               EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,                         ERNESTINE AVERA                              JOSEPH REYNOLDS

          CHARLES JOHNSTON                                    EDNA CASAL                           DEBRA SALOMON, LEED AP
                  DIRECTOR,                                  ASSISTANT TO THE DEAN                   DEVELOPER FOR GREEN PROGRAMS
           CONTINUING STUDIES CENTER                         & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR                       & MARKETING SPECIALIST

          LISANDRO GRULLON                                    TEDDY CRUZ                                 SELWYN SMART
                  DIRECTOR,                                      RECEPTIONIST                              ACCOUNTS PAYABLE
              COMPUTER OPERATIONS                                                                      & PURCHASING COORDINATOR
                                                            IGNACIO DURAN
            ANTHONY RUVIO                                   ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT                     BARBARA SMITH
      DIRECTOR, ACADEMY FOR OCCUPATIONAL                                                             ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLES MANAGER

2                                          INFORMATION 718-552-1170 REGISTRATION
Dual Fuel Burners & Steam and Hot                 ACADEMY FOR         12                         HOUSE AND HOME                        18
    Water Hydronic Boilers and Systems            OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH                            Lunch with Larry Ubell
Fundamentals of HVAC Electrical Controls          & CONSTRUCTION SAFETY                          Kitchen & Bath Design
Fundamentals of Electricity I                                                                    Hands-On Home Repair Workshops
Fundamentals of Electricity II                                                                   Homeowner’s Basic Toolkit
                                                  MEDICAL & HEALTH 14,15,16
Basic Electrical Maintenance                                                                     Homeowner’s Guide to Basic Plumbing
                                                  NYS Approved Certified Nursing Assistant
Blueprint Reading                                                                                Lock Installation
                                                      Training Program
Building Maintenance                                                                             Plaster & Sheetrock Repair
                                                  Physical Therapy Aide Program
                                                  Pharmacy Technician Program                    Everyday Electricity You Can Do Yourself
RENEWABLE ENERGY                  12,13           Dental Assisting Certificate                    Installing Ceramic Tile for Floors
Introductory Solar Energy (PV) Design             Medical Billing & Coding Specialist            Tiling a Backsplash or Bathroom Wall
    and Installation                              Electronic Health Records                      Paint Like a Pro
Intro to Green Roofs & Living Walls               Emergency Medical Technician
Intro to Small Wind Turbine Installation                                                         FREE COMMUNITY
Solar Hot Water Systems Workshop                                                                 PROGRAMS                              19
                                                  SMALL BUSINESS                      16
                                                  DEVELOPMENT CENTER                             Introduction to Linux Operating Systems
SECURITY &                            13                                                         The Laws of Conversation:
LOCKSMITH                                         LANGUAGES                           16             A Guide to Effective Communication
                                                                                                 Creating Your Résumé, Marketing Yourself
                                                  Beginning Spanish I & II
8 Hour Pre-Assignment Training Course                                                            Physical Therapy Aide Program
                                                  American Sign Language I & II
    for Security Guards                                                                          Smart Phones & Other Technical Gadgets
Electronic Security Systems Installer
                                                  PERSONAL &                          17
Locksmith I & II                                                                                 BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
                                                                                                   TRAINING CENTER                     19
WELDING                           13,14                                                          GENERAL INFORMATION                   20
                                                  Learn Salsa, Bachata & Merengue
Basic Electric Arc Welding                                                                       INDEX                                 21
Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding                                                                 DIRECTIONS                            22
                                                  Buying a Digital Camera
Advanced Electric Arc Welding
                                                  Personal Finance for Stressed-Out Adults       REGISTRATION FORM                     23
                                                  Social Networking Hands-On Lab

       TUITION                                                            WAYS TO REGISTER
       Most courses require you to pay the full tuition, plus a $20       By mail: Complete form on inside of back cover, then clip
       nonrefundable registration fee, before you are admitted to         and mail the form with your full payment in the form of
       class. Several programs are eligible for the Installment Plan      check or money order to: NYCCT – Continuing Studies
       and are specified in this bulletin. Checks                          Center, 300 Jay Street, Howard Building, 4th Fl.,
       and money orders are to be made payable                            Brooklyn, NY 11201
       to New York City College of Technology.
                                                                          Walk-in: Bring the completed registration form to the
       The Continuing Studies Center accepts duly
                                                                          Continuing Studies Center at 25 Chapel Street,
       authorized vouchers from public agencies,
                                                                          4th Fl., Brooklyn, NY, and make a full payment in the form
       unions and private organizations. Several
                                                                          of a check, money order, or MasterCard/Visa. No cash is
       programs are approved for Veterans’
       Benefits. Tuition for training to meet a job
       requirement may be an allowable income tax deduction.              By phone: Call 718 552-1170 with MasterCard or VISA

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                                                             FILM & MEDIA
                                 BRO OKLYN YOUNG FILMMAKERS’ CL ASSES
                           ´0DNH <RXU 2ZQ )LOPµ &/$66 6(5,(6
                   For skilled workers, electricians, carpenters, hair stylists, etc. interested in crossing
                          over to film/TV work and people who want to make their own films.
                                  The classes conclude with the shooting of a short film.
                        INTRO TO SCRIPTWRITING:                               Students in this class will help with pre-
                        WRITTEN BLUEPRINT FOR                                 production for the film that Brooklyn
                        MAKING A FILM                                         Young Filmmakers will shoot in its
                                                                              MAKE A FILM Class.
                        FLM 100
                        Wednesdays, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, 4/4 - 5/2                 MAKE A FILM CLASS
                        15 hours, $120                                        PRODUCTION
                        A comprehensive introduction to screenwriting         FLM 300
                        and how a script is used by all departments as the    Wednesdays, 6 - 9 pm, 6/20 - 8/1
                        “blueprint” for making a film. Students will write     (Plus-out-of-class assignments & one weekend shoot
                        short scripts and the most developed scripts will     in August)
                        be in the competition to be shot as a film.            40 hours, $200

                        GETTING STARTED IN FILM:                              Students who take FLM 100 or FLM 200 will be
                                                                              eligible to take this class offered directly by the
                        INTRO TO PRODUCTION
                                                                              Brooklyn Young Filmmakers at its center in Fort
                        ASSISTANT                                             Greene. To register for this class (only) contact
                        PRE-PRODUCTION                                        Brooklyn Young Filmmakers: (718) 935-0490 or
                        FLM 200                                               email: classes@wearebyfc.org
                        Wednesdays, 6 - 9 pm, 5/9 - 6/13
                        18 hours, $150
                        A primer on how to make a low budget film and                           (718) 935-0490
                        how to get started as a production assistant.

                                                              REAL ESTATE
GETTING GREAT REAL ESTATE                           property at the tax assessor’s office, the         and if to consider them, different kinds of
DEALS IN DIFFICULT TIMES                            county clerk’s office and various other meth-      properties that are called foreclosures (not
REX 033                                             ods to use to research a property including       all are foreclosures), what to expect if you
Sat, 9 - 11:30 am, 3/17                             using websites. Also, to be discussed is how      do buy them, as well as ideas on how to turn
2.5 hours, $70                                      to sell your home with or without a realtor.      their purchase to your best advantage. Also
                                                                                                      included will be tips on how to best cope if
Because of difficult times in the economy,           WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW                             your home is being foreclosed.
there are some excellent deals in real estate.      ABOUT FORECLOSURES
Consumer advocate Rick Nathan will teach            REX 012                                           INVESTING IN YOUR HOME
you how to get great deals, the pros and cons       Thurs, 6 - 9 pm, 2/2                              & OTHER REAL ESTATE
of foreclosures, short sales, renting with option   3 Hours, $75                                      REX 014
to buy, owner financing, and buying with no                                                            Tues, 6 - 9 pm, 2/7
money down. He will show you how to buy             This eye-opening seminar will tell you the        3 Hours, $75
investment property, primary homes, multi-          advantages and disadvantages of purchasing
family homes and vacation homes. After              foreclosures. The seminar will prepare you        Whether you want to take advantage of
this class you will know how to research            to know who should buy foreclosures, when         tax incentives for purchase of residential

4                                          INFORMATION 718-552-1170 REGISTRATION
                                           TEACHING ASSISTANT/CHILD CARE
CARE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM                           & REPORTING SEMINAR                                     You’re invited to a
TAP 100                                            HSX 090
Tues & Thurs, 6 - 9 pm & Sat, 10 am - 2 pm,
2/7 – 5/19
                                                   Sec A: Thurs, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm, 2/2
                                                   Sec B: Thurs, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm, 3/8
                                                                                                       FREE OPEN
149 hours, $725 (3-payment installment
plan available)
                                                   Sec C: Thurs, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm, 4/19
                                                   2 hours, $55
                                                                                                      Meet some of our instructors and
An integrated program for adults in tran-          This seminar fulfills the NY State
                                                                                                            learn more about our
sition to new careers working with children.       requirement for chiropractors, physicians,
Students are prepared for employment in            dental hygienists, dentists, optometrists,            certificate training programs.
both daycare and in school settings. The           podiatrists,                                       Come with questions and join us
program includes eighty-nine hours of class-       registered nurses,
                                                                                                      on Thursday, February 2 @ 6 pm.
room instruction and a sixty-hour supervised       psychologists,
observational practicum in a childcare or          school                                             Light refreshments will be served.
educational organization. Classroom instruc-       administrators,                                                 LOCATION:
tion includes six hours of test review for the     social workers                                           NYC College of Technology
New York State Assessment of Teaching              and supervisors,                                         25 Chapel Street, 4th Floor
Skills Test (NYSATAS). During the course of        school district                                             Brooklyn, NY 11201.
the program, the student will complete work-       administrators, teachers and pupil personnel            FOR MORE INFORMATION
shops and receive certificates in Child Abuse       services professionals who are applying for                 CALL 718 552-1170
ID, School Violence Prevention & Interven-         or renewing a license, registration, certificate
tion, and CPR/AED, provided requirements           or limited permit; approved by the NY State
are met. Call for a detailed program               Education Department.
brochure, 718 552-1170.
                                                                                                      Study Online At
                                                   SCHOOL VIOLENCE
Additional Expenses: Students may have
to purchase approximately $85 in books and
                                                   PREVENTION &                                      Your Convenience
                                                   INTERVENTION SEMINAR
supplies. Some internships may require a fin-       HSX 091
gerprinting fee of $110. There is limited space                                                         OVER 300 COURSES AND
                                                   Sec A: Thurs,                                      PROGRAMS NOW AVAILABLE
available in this popular program. Enroll early!   4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, 2/2
                                                   Sec B: Thurs,                                         In Computers, Business,
Prerequisites: High school Diploma or a GED.
                                                   4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, 3/8                            Healthcare, Graphic Design, Test
For other requirements, see the coordinator.
                                                   Sec C: Thurs,                                      Prep and Academic areas —
                                                   4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, 4/19
                                                   2 hours, $55                                         visit: www.ed2go.com/nyctc

                                                   New York State Law states that a person
                                                                                                          For Career Programs in
                                                   applying on or after February 1, 2001,                      Healthcare,
                                                   initially, or for the renewal of a license,              Business, and IT –
                                                   registration, certificate, or limited permit        visit: www.gatlineducation.com/
                                                   must provide documentation that he/                          citytech.cuny
                                                   she has completed the required training
                                                   in School Violence Prevention and                   Classes start monthly and are
property or buy investment/commercial              Intervention. This seminar has been               12 weeks to 6 months in duration.
property, this course can make you a more          approved by the New York State Education
knowledgeable buyer. Course discussion             Department. Participants will receive the            Select, preview and register
will cover finding and choosing the right           required Certificate of Completion.                        for courses online.
property, understanding the appraisal
process, negotiating your offer, financing                                                               Study your favorite topic
and closing the deal. Owning and managing                                                               at work or in the comfort
properties with positive cash flow in a                                                                     of your home 24/7
challenging economic climate will also be                                                                   and save on gas!

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                                                       COMPUTER STUDIES
                                                   COMPUTERS FOR SENIORS II                        MICROSOFT WORD –
                                                   DPX 081                                         ADVANCED
                                                   Sec A: Tue & Thurs, 1 - 4 pm, 5/1 – 5/15        DPX 302
                                                   Sec B: Tue & Thurs, 1 - 4 pm, 6/26 – 7/10       Sat, 12 noon - 3 pm, 6/2 – 6/30
                                                   15 hours, $155                                  15 hours, $175
                                                   ($275* for Parts I & II)
                                                   Students will develop skills in MS Word and     This course is a continuation of the previous
                                                   further explore the use of the Internet.        Microsoft Word Beginners course, and will
COMPUTER BASICS                                                                                    focus on form letters, tables and mail merge,
DPX 109                                                                                            which will serve as a “link” to other Office
                                                   WINDOWS 7
Sat, 9 am - 3 pm, 2/18                                                                             programs and functions.
                                                   DPX 110
6 hours, $115                                                                                      Prerequisites: Microsoft Word–Beginning.
                                                   Sat, 9 am - 12 noon, 4/21 – 5/19
                                                   15 hours, $175                                  Textbook required: (same text as Word–
This course prepares you for all future                                                            Beginning course)
computer studies, including: Word, Office
                                                   Windows is the most popular and commonly
and the Internet. This course is taught by an
                                                   used operating system today. Through            EXCEL
experienced computer teacher and covers
                                                   hands-on practice, learn how to customize       DPX 300
the fundamentals of computers, introducing
                                                   your Windows display, add and delete icons,     Sat, 9 am - 12 noon, 6/2 – 6/30
the operating system, Windows 2007.
                                                   control printing, and manage files and           15 hours, $175
KEYBOARDING                                                                                        Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program
DPX 095                                                                                            that is used by business, management and
                                                   MICROSOFT WORD –
Sat, 9 am - 12 noon, 3/10 – 4/14                                                                   financial departments to create tables,
(No class 4/7)
                                                   DPX 301                                         columns and rows in order to present
15 hours, $175                                                                                     financial information and other data for
                                                   Sat, 12 noon - 3 pm, 4/21 – 5/19
                                                   15 hours, $175                                  analysis and decision making.
This course teaches the basic skills, including
alpha-numeric keys and other keyboarding
techniques. Upon completion of this course,
                                                   Microsoft Word is the most often used           POWERPOINT
                                                   program to create letters and other similar     DPX 320
students are expected to develop touch and
                                                   documents. You will learn to: enter, edit       Tues, 6 - 9 pm, 5/1 – 5/29
control techniques, and build basic speed and
                                                   text, cut, copy, paste and move data; use       15 hours, $175
most importantly, accuracy. Certificate of
                                                   basic writing tools, such as Auto Text, spell
Completion issued.
                                                   check, Thesaurus and Grammar; set up            This popular graphics package will
                                                   pages, margins, format, create headers          enhance your business proposals and
COMPUTERS FOR SENIORS I                            and footers; change fonts and sizes.            professional presentations. Create overhead
DPX 080                                            Required: Computer Basics or Keyboarding        transparencies, slides and color or black
Sec A: Tue & Thurs, 1 - 4 pm, 4/10 – 4/24          (Keyboarding may be taken at the same time).    & white prints. Show slides, movies or
Sec B: Tue & Thurs, 1 - pm, 6/5 – 6/19             Text book required.                             animation from your computer.
15 hours, $155
($275* for Parts I & II)
This class is designed for seniors who need to       DRINKING DRIVER                               TO AUTO CAD
learn the very basics of using a computer.              PROGRAM                                    ACAD 100
                                                                                                   Fri, 6 pm - 9:30 pm, 2/10 – 4/13
Students will be taught basic keyboarding
and word-processing needed for writing                                                             42 hours, $475
emails and simple letters, greeting cards and        Of the NYS Department
                                                                                                   In this hands-on course, participants learn
easy flyers. The basics of the Internet will also        of Motor Vehicles                          the fundamentals of AutoCAD 2009 and
be covered with an emphasis on personal
finance and health sites.                              Available at CityTech                        prepare 2D drawings for architecture,
*A withdrawal from one of the courses voids                                                        interior design, mechanical & structural
                                                                                                   engineering and other design fields. Topics
the discount offered for registering for both.               FOR INFORMATION:
                                                                                                   include: the AutoCAD drawing interface;
Certificate of completion issued.
                                                           718 552 1171/79                         display commands; CAD tools and drawing
                                                                                                   setup, including scale, coordinate systems,

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                                                                                                            OFFICE SKILLS
snaps and grips;                                INTRODUCTION TO INDESIGN                          ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
basic draw and                                  ITX 201                                           ASSISTANT/SECRETARIAL
edit commands;                                  Wed, 6 - 8:30 pm, 3/14 - 4/18                     PROGRAM
layers; text;                                   15 Hours, $200                                    This intensive three part certificate program
blocks; modify                                  (Textbook expense additional, about $60)          is designed to provide the skills necessary
commands;                                                                                         to work in a modern office in a variety
plotting; and                                   This course is for small business owners,         of positions ranging from receptionist to
printing basics. An                             office workers, and individuals who want           administrative assistant.
additional 5 hours                              to learn computer graphics using InDesign
of lab time is arranged with the instructor.    – the popular design program – to create
Prerequisites: Proficiency in Windows –          greeting cards, stationery, flyers, newsletters,
Text required.                                  and promotional materials. Fonts, color,
                                                imagery and illustration will be covered, as
PHOTOSHOP                                       well as both home and professional printing.
DPX 110A                                        Prerequisite: some computer experience is
Sat, 1 - 4 pm, 2/25 - 3/10                      desirable.
9 hours, $180
                                                BASICS OF BLOGGING
Now that you have a digital camera, you         BSX 086
want to develop your images professionally      Fri, 6 - 8:30 pm, 4/27 - 5/4
and artistically, in the “digital darkroom”.    5 hours, $95                                      BASIC COMPUTER OFFICE
We will first address improving your
photographs in the camera. Learn how            This course will provide instruc-
                                                                                                  CTX 302 – Module One
to set the quality of your images (the          tion for creating your own blog from start
                                                                                                  Mon - Fri, 9 am - 2 pm, 3/19 – 4/10
resolution) before shooting, and learn how      to finish. The student will learn about
                                                                                                  (No class on 4/6)
to take a proper shot and use creative          blogging software, the use of multimedia in
                                                                                                  80 hours, $645
exposure, taking you from sharpshooter to       blogging, and constituent development. Basic
                                                                                                  (2 payment installment plan available )
artistic photographer.                          computer skills are essential.
                                                                                                  The curriculum consists of: Windows,
                                                                                                  Word, Excel & PowerPoint
                                                                                                  Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Keyboarding

                   ”‡’ƒ”‡  ˆ‘” –Š‡                                                            BUSINESS WRITING WITH
                                                                                        CTX 303 – Module Two
                                                                                                  Mon - Fri, 9 am - 2 pm, 4/11 – 4/17

                                                                                     25 hours, $250

                                                                                                  Communicate more effectively both through
                                                                                                  written correspondence and e-mails. Course
                                                                                                  focuses on practical applications such as
       Š‹• ‹• ƒ …‘’”‡Š‡•‹˜‡ Š‘—” •‡Žˆ ’ƒ…‡†                                               correct formatting of letters and memorandums.
                         ƒ† ‹• ƒ ’ƒ”–‡”•Š‹’ ‘ˆ
                                                                                                  BUSINESS MATH FOR
     –Š‡ ‘–‹—‹‰ –—†‹‡• ‡–‡” ‘ˆ ‡™ ‘” ‹–› ‘ŽŽ‡‰‡                                           THE MODERN OFFICE
      ‘ˆ ‡…Š‘Ž‘‰› ƒ† –Š‡ ƒ…‹ … ‘”–Š™‡•– ƒš …Š‘‘Ž                                           CTX 304 – Module Three
                                                                                                  Mon - Fri, 9 am - 2 pm, 4/18 – 4/24
                   ‘” ‹ˆ‘”ƒ–‹‘ …ƒŽŽ           ‘”                                               25 hours, $250

                  ‡ƒ‹Ž …Œ‘Š•–‘ …‹–›–‡…Š …—› ‡†—                                               Learn/review basic arithmetic business appli-
                             —‹–‹‘                                                              cations. This course reviews fractions, per-
                                                                                                  cents, decimals and basic math operations
                                                                                                  required in a professional environment.

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                                                        QUICK TRACK
                                                       BUSINESS CAREER                                    COMPUTERIZED
A+ CERTIFICATION TEST PREP                                 STARTER                                        BOOKKEEPING PROGRAM
                                                                                                          CTX 202
                                                                                                          Mon thru Fri, 12-2:30 pm, 4/2 - 5/16
CRS 101                                          ESSENTIALS OF BOOKKEEPING                                (No Class on 4/6)
Tues & Thurs, 6 pm - 9:30 pm, 2/14 – 4/19        CTX 201
                                                                                                          80 hours, $725 (Textbook expense additional)
70 Hours, $790 (3-payment plan available)        Mon thru Fri, 9 - 11:30 am, 4/2 – 5/14
                                                 (No class on 4/6)
                                                                                                          Have a background in Basic Accounting, but
This course provides hands-on applications       75 hours, $695
                                                                                                          need to learn the computer programs or
and instruction in the areas covered by          (Textbook expense additional)
                                                                                                          need to work in a modern office? Computer-
A+ Certification tests. It includes operating
                                                                                                          ized Accounting is for you! The following
system fundamentals—Windows Server               The Essentials of Bookkeeping course is
                                                                                                          computer software programs are taught:
2003, DOS commands, batch files, as well          designed to provide students with a basic
                                                                                                          Q Microsoft Word
as a review of Microsoft Word & Excel.           knowledge of bookkeeping and recording
                                                                                                          Q Microsoft EXCEL
Hardware issues covered include; the system      processes. The entire accounting cycle
                                                                                                          Q Peachtree Accounting
board, managing and upgrading memory,            is covered starting with the accounting
                                                                                                          Q QuickBooks
troubleshooting memory, hard drive               equation, account debits and credits, the
                                                                                                          Need both Essentials of Bookkeeping and
installation, support and troubleshooting,       trial balance, income statement, balance
                                                                                                          Computerized Accounting to start your
data recovery, troubleshooting tools             sheet, statement of owner’s equity, then
                                                                                                          career? Take both for the special price of
and guidelines, supporting I/O devices,          continuing with the general journal,
                                                                                                          $1,195. A payment plan is available if you
multimedia technology, and supporting            adjusting entries, the worksheet, closing
                                                                                                          choose both courses. Résumé preparation
Windows 2007. Additional expenditure             entries, post-closing trial balance, and the
                                                                                                          and job placement assistance available to
of approximately $120 in textbooks and           statement of cash flow.
                                                                                                          students who take both courses.
personal tools will be needed for this course
(and others to follow). Prerequisites: Basic
computer application skills required.           INTRODUCTION TO LINUX                                               CERTIFICATION,
                                                OPERATING SYSTEMS                                                   PRE-LICENSING
                                                LIX 101                                                              & TEST PREP
                                                Mon & Wed, 6 - 8 pm, 2/13 – 4/9
                                                (No class on 2/20)                                          FIRE SAFETY DIRECTOR
                                                32 hours, FREE
                                                                                                            FSX 103
NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES                            The course is designed for beginners in Linux
                                                                                                            Sec A: Fri, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm, 2/3 – 3/7
CRS 102                                         as users or system administrators. It covers
                                                                                                            (No class on 2/24)
Sec A: Tues & Thurs, 6 - 9 pm, 1/3 – 3/22       essential learning skills for Linux. The core
                                                                                                            Sec B: Fri, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm, 4/6 – 5/11
Sec B: Tues & Thurs, 6 - 9:30 pm, 4/26 – 7/3    elements of the course will focus on the major
                                                                                                            (No class on 4/13)
70 Hours, $790 (3-payment plan available)       Linux features and its structural overview.
                                                                                                            20 hours, $280 (Manual included)
                                                Examination of file structures, utilities, shell
This course focuses on the basics of            programming, permissions and system
                                                                                                            The rules of the City of New York require
networking, including standards, the            administration as a whole will be explored.
                                                                                                            that a Fire Safety Director, certified by the
OSI model and protocols. Topics include         Prerequisites: User-level experience with any
                                                                                                            New York City Fire Department, be on
transmission basics, networking media,          computer operating system or prior command-
                                                                                                            duty at most “Class E” office buildings and
physical and logical topologies – WAN,          line experience is helpful but not required.
                                                                                                            “Class J” hotels and motels. This Course
switching, Ethernet, local talk, and token                                                                  is approved by the New York City Fire
ring. Networking hardware studied will also                                                                 Department as a required preparatory
include adapters, repeaters, hubs, bridges,                68**(67,21 %2;                                   course for the Consolidated Fire Safety
switches and routers. Students are expected            Do you have a course in mind?
                                                Let us know about it. If we run your suggested new          Director Certificate of Fitness. This
to set up a functioning network in the lab,     course, you will earn a 10% discount for giving us a        consolidated course includes a review of
install Windows Server 2003 on a dedicated               great idea! Call us at 718.552.1170                relevant material to both Local Laws 5 and
file server, create user accounts and load            Do you have expertise in teaching                      16, and J-1/ J-2 occupancies.
appropriate software drivers, e.g., IPX,                   a particular subject?
ODI, TCP/IP and VLM. Textbook expense            We are always looking for new teachers. If interested,
                                                   fax your cover letter/resume to 718.552.1192 attn:
approximately $70.                              C. Johnston or email us at: cjohnston@citytech.cuny.edu
Prerequisites: CRS 101 or equivalent.

8                                      INFORMATION 718-552-1170 REGISTRATION
                                 CERTIFICATION, PRE-LICENSING & TEST PREP
FIRE SAFETY DIRECTOR                              FIRE SAFETY COORDINATOR                               A three-hour seminar in notary public law
CONTINUING ED COURSE                              FSX 100                                               and legal terminology, designed to prepare
FSX 095                                           Thurs & Fri, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm,                       candidates for the New York State Notary
Sec A: Thurs, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm,                  3/8 & 3/15                                            Public Examination includes information and
2/9 & 2/16                                        8 hours, $140                                         qualifications necessary for a license.
Sec B: Thurs, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm,                  This is a preparatory course for a Certificate of
3/29 & 4/5                                        Fitness for the Fire Safety Coordinator. This is      FUNDAMENTALS OF PEST
9 hours, $170                                     required for temporary housing and shelters.          CONTROL
                                                                                                        PCX 100 (Core & Category 7a)
This course is required of Fire Safety            INTERIOR FIRE ALARM                                   Sec A: Mon & Wed, 6 - 9 pm, 1/23 – 2/29
Directors seeking to renew their Certificate       SUPERVISOR                                            Sec B: Mon & Wed, 6 - 9 pm, 5/7 – 6/11
of Fitness (F-58/Z-50). The course focuses        FSX 006                                               30 hours, $275 (required textbooks - $80)
on operations, maintenance & record               Thurs, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm, 3/22
keeping as set forth in Fire Department           5 hours, $60                                          This is a basic Pesticide Applicators course
Rules 113-12.                                                                                           for preparation as an exterminator. It includes
                                                  This is a preparatory course for a Certificate         federal and state standards for commercial
EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN                             of Fitness as an Interior Fire Alarm Supervisor       applicators using and/or supervising the use
DIRECTOR COURSE                                   to perform inspection tests of fire alarm              of pesticides in dwellings, and other build-
FSX 090                                           systems.                                              ings. The course deals with the principles
Thurs, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm, 5/10 – 5/17                                                                   and practices of safe use of pesticides;
10 hours, $150                                    NYS NOTARY PUBLIC EXAM                                recognition, biology, life cycle and control
                                                  PREPARATION                                           of rodents, insects, bed bugs and other
                Recent changes in the law         BSX 090                                               structural pests. Core and subcategory
                require that the Fire Safety      Sec A: Sat, 10 am - 1 pm, 2/18                        7A – Structural & Rodent Pest Control
                Directors of most office           Sec B: Sat, 10 am - 1 pm, 4/14                        are also covered.
                buildings be trained and          3 hours, $70
                certified as Emergency
                Action Plan Directors. The         COOKING ESSENTIALS
Fire Department requires that all applicants       CAX 099
for certification as EAP Directors complete         Tues & Thurs, 9 am - 3 pm, 2/14 – 3/22
a minimum of eight hours of classroom              60 hours, $1,925 includes knife set
preparation prior to taking the FDNY               & textbook
written test.                                      This is a 60 hour introductory course in cook-
                                                   ing basics which will be taught in the kitchens
FIRE DRILL CONDUCTOR                               of the Department of Hospitality Management
FSX 004                                            in the college’s School of Professional Studies.
Thurs, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm, 3/22                     Students will learn cooking theory and will
6 hours, $60                                       learn knife skills and preparation of various
                                                   categories of recipes, e.g., soups, sauces, veget-
This is a preparatory course for anyone            ables, potatoes and other starches and fish
                                                   and meat preparation. The course will include        This course prepares students for the
intending to take the Fire Department’s
                                                   a separate 7 hour review of cooking math             New York City certification examination
examination for the Certificate of Fitness
                                                   fractions, measurements, etc. Students will be       in Food Protection. This 15-hour required
as a Fire Drill Conductor.
                                                   expected to purchase the appropriate chef’s          course includes safe food handling and
                                                   attire at an approximate cost of $53. Apparel        protection practices and procedures as per
FIRE GUARD                                                                                              NYC Health Code. Successful completion
FSX 005                                            will be available at the college bookstore.
                                                                                                        of this course sets you up to take the NYC
Thurs, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm, 3/1
                                                                                                        Department of Health & Mental Hygiene’s
6 hours, $60                                       FOOD PROTECTION
                                                                                                        certification examination administered at
                                                   CERTIFICATION PREP                                   the Health Academy. This course is taught
This is a preparatory course for anyone            PCX 500                                              by an experienced inspector of the NYC
intending to take the Fire Department’s            Mon thru Thurs, 6 - 9:45 pm,                         Department of Health & Mental Hygiene.
examination for the Certificate of Fitness          3/26 – 3/29                                          Manual for the course is $9.00.
as a Fire Guard.                                   15 hours, $175

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     REFRIGERATING SYSTEM OPERATING ENGINEER                                                         DRIVER INSTRUCTOR
                QUALIFYING COURSE                                                                   EDUCATION PROGRAM
REFRIGERATING SYSTEM                             purchase a prep book. Students may repeat         The Driver Instructor Education courses
OPERATING ENGINEER I                             exams as needed for cost of test only.            have been developed to help insure that the
ECX 121                                          Universal Examinations are given in English.      general public receives effective professional
Tues, 6 - 9:30 pm, Sat, 9 am - 1 pm,                                                               driving instruction. DEX 101 meets the NYS
9/11 – 12/22 (FALL 2012)                         ENVIRONMENTAL                                     DMV’s 30-hour basic course requirement for
(No class on 11/24)                              HAZARDOUS MATERIALS                               driving school behind-the-wheel instructors.
100 Hours, $815                                  TECHNICIAN EHMT                                   DEX 201 meets the Department’s require-
                                                 CERTIFICATE PROGRAM*                              ments for teaching techniques needed to
This course is designed primarily to             ECX 002                                           teach the mandatory five-hour classroom
assist individuals in preparing for NYC’s        160 hrs, $3,800                                   session.
Refrigerating Machine Operator licensing         (5-installment payment plan available)
examination. Minimal laboratory work is                                                            DRIVER INSTRUCTOR ED BASIC
involved. It provides lecture and review in      This 160 hour Environmental Hazardous             COURSE: BEHIND THE WHEEL
the fundamentals of refrigeration equipment.     Waste Technician (EHMT) Certificate                DEX 101
Includes a review of tube and pipe joining,      Program prepares students to identify,            Tues & Thurs, 6 - 9 pm, 2/21 – 3/22
gauges, refrigerant charging, system             remove, pack, transport, or dispose of            30 hours, $225
evacuation and dehydration and analysis of       hazardous materials, including asbestos,
compression of refrigeration cycles.             lead-base products, radioactive materials,        Designed for both present and prospective
Field trips included.                            contaminated soil, bodily fluids, etc.             behind-the-wheel instructors. Lectures and
                                                 commonly associated with industrial               demonstrations include: behind-the-wheel
REFRIGERATING SYSTEM                             operations, waste, construction and               driving procedures, traffic, safety & sign
OPERATING ENGINEER II                            redemption sites. Upon satisfactory               regulations, and accidents. Special emphasis
ECX 122                                          completion of the program, students will          will be placed on defensive driving.
Tues, 6 - 9:30 pm & Sat, 9 am - 1 pm,            attain the following credentials:
1/8 – 4/27/13 (SPRING 2013)
100 Hours, $815                                  Introduction to EHMT: 10 hours, Tues &
                                                 Wed, 9 am - 4:30 pm, 2/14 & 2/15
This course is a continuation of Refrigerating   OSHA 30-hour Construction Course: 30
System Operating Engineer I, a lecture/          hours, Tues - Fri, 9 am - 4:30 pm,
review in operating technique for commer-        2/21 – 2/24
cial and industrial air conditioning. Includes   Hazwoper Training Course: 40 hours,
review of trouble-shooting, installation         Mon - Fri, 9 am - 5 pm, 2/27 – 3/2
procedures, operating techniques for             Asbestos Supervisor /Contractor                   DRIVER INSTRUCTOR ED:
chillers, and appropriate New York City          Program NYS/EPA/AHERA: 40 hours,                  TEACHING TECHNIQUES
and ASHRAE codes.                                Mon - Fri,                                        & METHODOLOGY
Prerequisite: one year industry experience       9 am - 5 pm, 3/5 – 3/9                            DEX 201
or training in refrigeration, or permission of   NY EPA-Model Lead Paint Supervisor &              Tues & Thurs, 6 - 9 pm, 4/3 – 5/3
the instructor.                                  Contractor: 40 hours, Mon - Fri, 9 am - 5 pm,     30 hours, $225
Note: in order to qualify for the 200-hour       3/12 –3/16
certificate, both ECX 121 & ECX 122 must be                                                         This lecture & demonstration course
taken at NYC College of Technology.              *Students must be medically cleared by an         includes classroom teaching techniques,
                                                 occupational physician prior to enrollment in     preparation of lesson plans, use of visual
REFRIGERANT RECOVERY                             the EHMT program. This program requires           aids and public speaking. Students will
PREPARATION & EXAM                               each student to be fit tested for a respirator     develop sample lessons as a form of practice
ECX 080                                          for the “hands-on” use of air purifying and       teaching. Lectures also include discussion
Tues, 6 - 9 pm, 5/1 – 5/29                       supplied air respirators. Résumé preparation      of psychophysical testing equipment and
15 hours, $170. Test only, $65                   is available to students. Note: You may qualify   techniques for defensive driving. This course
                                                 for a WIA voucher if you are 21 years of age or   meets the DMV’s requirements for 30 hours
Test preparation and administration              older, unemployed or underemployed, and are       in teaching techniques for instructors of the
of approved Universal Certification               a US citizen or alien. Call today to inquire:     mandatory 5-hour course.
Examination by an approved EPA refrigerant       718 552-1117.
recovery test originator. Students must

10                                      INFORMATION 718-552-1170 REGISTRATION
                                                 BUILDING OPERATIONS
BASIC PLUMBING REPAIRS                           MAINTENANCE & OPERATION                          FUNDAMENTALS OF HVAC
IN HOUSING                                       OF #2 FUEL OIL GUN TYPE                          ELECTRICAL CONTROLS
ECX 162                                          BURNERS AND BOILERS                              ECX 222
Tues & Thurs, 6 - 9:45 pm, 5/24 – 8/23           ECX 106                                          Sat, 9 am - 12 noon, 1/28 – 4/14
100 hours, $1,200 (4-installment payment plan)   Sat, 12 noon - 3 pm, 4/7 – 6/16                  36 hours, $375
                                                 30 hours, $400
A lecture-laboratory course for building                                                          This course provides an introduction to
superintendents and maintenance personnel        A lecture-laboratory course focusing on          electrical controls in both heating and air
in multi-unit housing structures. Participants   the operation and maintenance of Number          conditioning systems. It includes thermostats,
are taught how to perform routine                2 gun-type burners and boilers. Includes         relays, transformers, low water cutoff,
maintenance tasks commonly expected of in-       methods for saving fuel and optimizing           primary controls, automatic feeders, wiring,
house staff. The course teaches assessment,      controls, fuel and air ratio adjustments,        and interpreting wire diagrams.
repair and how to communicate repair             ignition combustion chimneys, draft and          Prerequisite: Some HVAC experience or the
requests to management and plumbing              draft controls, flame safety, and limit and       permission of the instructor is required.
contractors. Practical shop exercises include    operating controls.
installation, maintenance, and basic repair                                                       FUNDAMENTALS OF
of plumbing fixtures; proper use and care         OPERATION OF NUMBER 6                            ELECTRICITY I
of tools; and introduction to NYC plumbing       FUEL OIL BURNERS AND                             EMX 090
code. Also includes installation planning,                                                        Sat, 9 am – 12 noon, 3/17 – 5/19
water supply & drainage, water treatment,                                                         30 hours, $315
                                                 ECX 107
sump pumps and basic fixture installations.
                                                 Sat, 9 am - 12 noon, 1/21 – 3/24
                                                 30 hours, $400                                   Students will learn current, voltage,
REFRIGERATION MECHANICS                                                                           resistance, AC and DC theory and Ohm’s
ECX 102                                          For superintendents, maintenance                 Law through lectures, demonstrations and
Sec A: Fri, 6 - 10 pm, 9/21/12 – 6/21/13         supervisors and managers, this course helps      hands-on experience. Students must have at
(SPRING 2012)                                    in the Preparation for Fire Department’s         least a 9th grade math level.
Sec B: Sat, 8 am - 1 pm,                         P-16 Exam for No. 6 Oil Burner Operator
10/27/12 – 5/18/13 (SPRING 2012)                 Certificate of Fitness. Provides instruction in   FUNDAMENTALS OF
150 hours, $1,900 (5-installment payment plan)   boiler operation’s electrical and mechanical     ELECTRICITY II
                                                 controls, motors and atomizers. It also          EMX 091
A combination laboratory & lecture course        includes maintenance and setting for             Sec A: Sat, 9 am - 12 noon, 1/7 – 3/10
in the operation and service of refrigerating    smokeless energy efficient operation.             Sec B: Mon & Wed, 6 - 9 pm, 5/30 – 7/2
equipment. Topics include soldering, brazing,    Prerequisite: ECX 106 or permission of           30 hours, $315
tube and pipe joining and bending, gauge         instructor.
installation, refrigerant charging, system                                                        A continuation of Electricity I and the
evacuation and dehydration and analysis of                                                        study of semi-conductors, power supply
                                                 DUAL FUEL BURNERS & STEAM
refrigeration cycle compression. Electrical                                                       and transistors. Also includes amplifiers,
issues covered include schematic wiring          AND HOT WATER HYDRONIC
                                                 BOILERS AND SYSTEMS                              integrated and communication circuits.
diagrams, electrical/ mechanical controls,                                                        (Purchase of hand tools required).
refrigeration systems analysis and operating     ECX 108
                                                 Sat, 9 am - 12 noon, 5/5 – 6/23                  Prerequisite: EMX 090 or equivalent.
sequences. Advanced topics include
installation, operating and troubleshooting      (No class on 5/26)
                                                 21 hours, $335                                   BASIC ELECTRICAL
techniques for commercial refrigeration
and air conditioning systems. A certificate                                                        MAINTENANCE
is issued to successful program completers;      This lecture/lab course details the              ECX 163
80% attendance is required.                      production and use of hot water and steam        Sat, 1 - 5 pm, 1/28 – 6/30
Completers of this course are eligible to        from the efficient combustion of gas versus       100 hours, $1,200 (4-installment payment plan)
take the Refrigerant Recovery and Test           fuel oil, through energy conversion in heat
Prep course for the Universal License at         exchangers. Includes steam traps,                The course is designed for building
50% discount.                                    condensate return systems, piping, valves        superintendents and maintenance personnel
Prerequisite: Some industry experience           and pumps and controls.                          in multi-unit housing structures. This lab
preferred but not required. High School level    Prerequisite: Industry experience or             based course teaches students routine
literacy. Textbook purchase required.            permission of instructor.                        electrical repairs and how to communicate
                                                                                                  problems to management and electrical

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                                                          BUILDING OPERATIONS – CONTINUED
     Š‡ …ƒ†‡› ‘”                           contractors. The course explains fuses and
                                             circuit breakers, lighting fixtures, receptacles
                                                                                               wood flooring, and (7) blueprint reading. A
                                                                                               certificate is awarded upon completion of the
       ……—’ƒ–‹‘ƒŽ                          and switches, basic appliance and motor           course.

         ‡ƒŽ–Š                              maintenance. Also includes applicable codes,
                                             troubleshooting, ceiling wiring, new appliance
                                                                                               Registration by appointment only – January
                                                                                               thru February. Call 718 552-1131 or 1132 to
        ‘•–”—…–‹‘                          circuits and special receptacles. Electrical
                                             working plans, service panel installation,
                                                                                               schedule an appointment to register for
                                                                                               the course.
          ƒˆ‡–›                             electric meters, 250-volt receptacles, and
                                             intercom systems are covered.                       RENEWABLE ENERGY
                                             Prerequisite: High school Diploma, GED or
     Š‡ …ƒ†‡› ˆ‘” ……—’ƒ–‹‘ƒŽ
     ‡ƒŽ–Š     ‘•–”—…–‹‘ ƒˆ‡–› ‹•        relevant experience.
                                                                                               INTRODUCTORY SOLAR
     –Š‡ Žƒ–‡•– ‡˜‘Ž—–‹‘ ‘ˆ –Š‡ ˆ‘”‡”                                                        ENERGY (PV) DESIGN AND
        …ƒ†‡› ˆ‘” ‘•–”—…–‹‘               BLUEPRINT READING
       †—…ƒ–‹‘ ƒˆ‡–› Š‡ …ƒ†‡›            ECX 040
     Šƒ• „”‘ƒ†‡‡† ‹–• •…‘’‡ ‘ˆ •‡”˜‹…‡                                                        PVI 201
                                             Mon, 6 pm - 9 pm, 5/7 & 5/14
     –‘ ‹…Ž—†‡ •ƒˆ‡–› –”ƒ‹‹‰ ‹ 
‡‡”ƒŽ   6 hours, $95
                                                                                               Mon, Wed, Fri, 6 - 9 pm, 5/7 – 5/25
     †—•–”› ƒ† ‘˜‡”ƒŽŽ ‘……—’ƒ–‹‘ƒŽ                                                         (Classroom)
     •ƒˆ‡–› ™Š‹Ž‡ ƒ‹–ƒ‹‹‰ ‹–• ”‘‘–•                                                        Sat, 9 am - 4 pm, 5/12 & 5/26 (Practical)
     ‹ –Š‡ …‘•–”—…–‹‘ •ƒˆ‡–› –”ƒ‹‹‰     A working knowledge of blueprints is
                                                                                               40 hours, $650
     –Šƒ– ‹– ”•– ’Žƒ–‡† ‹         ‘—”•‡    a valuable skill for homeowners and
     ‘ ‡”‹‰• ‹…Ž—†‡                        contractors who would like to expand their
                                                                                               An introductory solar energy course based
                                             skills, real estate salespeople, and others
                                                                                               on the NABCEP Entry Level Training guide-
     Q  ‡’ƒ”–‡– ‘ˆ —‹Ž†‹‰•              who are curious about how a to read and
                                                                                               lines. We are in the process of becoming
       —’’‘”–‡† ƒ† —•’‡†‡†               draft schematic drawings. The class covers
                                                                                               NABCEP providers
       …ƒ ‘Ž†‹‰                            symbols, abbreviations, and legends as
                                                                                               and expect to be
     Q ‹–‡ ƒˆ‡–› ƒƒ‰‡”                   they are used on floor plans, elevations,
                                                                                               able to administer
        ‘‘”†‹ƒ–‘” –”ƒ‹‹‰                  sections and details. Please bring a photo or
                                                                                               the entry level exam.
                                             floor plan of a room that you would like to
     Q  —–”‡ƒ…Š ˆ‘”                      change. Pencils, tracing paper, triangles and
                                                                                               Upon completion the
‡‡”ƒŽ                 squares are provided.
                                                                                               student will recognize
       †—•–”›                                                                                and understand
     Q    ”ƒ‡ •–‹–—–‡ ‘ˆ ‡”‹…ƒ                                                             components of off-grid and grid-connected
                                             BUILDING MAINTENANCE                              PV systems as well as the interlink between
         ‘„‹Ž‡ ”ƒ‡ –”ƒ‹‹‰                HRX 200                                           design criteria and the economic impact
     Q Š‡ ‡™  ƒ†ƒ–‡†                   Sat. 9 am - 5 pm, 3/3 – 6/16                      of various options. Students will learn to
        ‘•–”—…–‹‘ ‹–‡ ‹”‡ ƒˆ‡–›          100 hours, $1,750                                 identify all basic mechanical and electrical
       ƒƒ‰‡”                               (Payment installment plan available)              components as well as how they are wired
                                             (Additional $750 for placement assistance,        together to the user’s property.
     Š‡ …ƒ†‡› ‹• –Š‡ ‡™ ‘” ‹–›          if desired)
     Š‘•– ˆ‘” –Š‡ ‡‰‹‘  –Žƒ–‹…                                                            Recommended: Basic Mathematics
                                             (For Women & Men)
      ”ƒ‹‹‰ ‡–‡” ˆ‘” ƒ†˜ƒ…‡†
     ‘’‡ ‡”‘ŽŽ‡– •ƒˆ‡–› …‘—”•‡•                                                            INTRODUCTION TO GREEN
     Ž‡ƒ•‡ ‹“—‹”‡ ƒ„‘—– ƒ „”‘…Š—”‡         An intensive hands-on course provides
                                             entry-level preparation in building               ROOFS AND LIVING WALLS
     •…Š‡†—Ž‡ –Šƒ– Ž‹•– –Š‡•‡ ƒ† ‘˜‡”
                                                                                               HHT 060
         ‘–Š‡” ˆ‘”• ‘ˆ •ƒˆ‡–› ”‡Žƒ–‡†       maintenance and repair for handyman and
     –”ƒ‹‹‰ ƒŽŽ –Š‘› —˜‹‘               maintenance workers. The course is taught         Thurs, 6 - 8 pm, 4/19 – 5/24
       ‹”‡…–‘” ƒ–             ‘” ˜‹•‹– ‘—”   in a well-equipped construction technology        Site visits on Saturdays, 10 am – 1 pm,
     ™‡„•‹–‡ ƒ– ™™™ …‹–›–‡…Š …—› ‡†—        lab at the college and provides real work         4/28 & 5/19
     …‘•–”—…–‹‘ƒ…ƒ†‡› ƒ•’š                projects in multi-unit building maintenance.      24 hours, $250
     ˆ‘” ƒ …‘’Ž‡–‡ Ž‹•– ‘ˆ ƒˆ‡–›
                                             Topics include: (1) plaster and sheetrock
     ”ƒ‹‹‰ …‘—”•‡•                                                                          This course is an introduction into green
                                             walls – wood and steel framing, taping and
                                             joint compounding, basic repairs and building     roof and living wall construction, installation,
     Ž‡ƒ•‡ ‹“—‹”‡ ƒ„‘—– ’”‹˜ƒ–‡                                                              and maintenance. Topics include green
     ‘ •‹–‡ –”ƒ‹‹‰ ƒ† –”ƒ•Žƒ–‹‘         codes; (2) common plumbing problems; (3)
                                                                                               roof benefits and incentives, planting types,
     ƒ† ‹–‡”’”‡–ƒ–‹‘ ‹–‘ ˆ‘”‡‹‰         electrical circuitry – switches, receptacles,
     Žƒ‰—ƒ‰‡• ‡ …ƒ „”‹‰ ‘—”              fuses, circuit breakers and lighting; (4) doors   waterproofing, roof membranes, drainage,
     ‡š’‡”–‹•‡ –‘ ›‘—                        installing and servicing hinges and locks,        horticulture, and irrigation. Two working site
                                             and weatherizing (5) ceramic tiling (6)           visits to local green roof projects are included.

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INTRODUCTION TO                                   York State Department of State. The course        making. In addition to tuition, students can
SMALL WIND TURBINE                                provides the student with a general over-         expect a onetime purchase of a textbook
INSTALLATION                                      view of the duties and responsibilities of a      and some hand tools that may total $160.
ECX 054                                           security guard. Topics covered in this course
Thurs, 6 - 9 pm, 4/19 – 5/24                      include the role of the security guard, legal     LOCKSMITH II
Site visits on Saturday, 10 am – 1 pm,            powers and limitations, emergency situa-          SOX 501
4/28 & 5/19                                       tions, communications and public relations,       Tues, 6 - 9:30 pm, 4/17 – 7/17
24 Hours, $250                                    access control, and ethics and conduct.           50 hours, $485
                                                  The passing of an examination is required         (2 Installment payment plan)
An in-depth look at a growing energy              for successful completion of this course.
market, this class teaches the essentials of      Call C. Johnston for info @ 718-552-1170          This is a continuation of
small wind power generation. Wind speeds,                                                           Locksmith I. It examines
site analysis, power output calculations,         ELECTRONIC SECURITY                               the inner workings of
permits, turbine types, installation methods      SYSTEMS INSTALLER PROGRAM                         locking devices including the
and expected costs of a wind system after         SOX 095                                           mechanics of disc and pin
incentives will be discussed. This training       Mon & Wed, 6 pm - 9:30 pm, 2/29 – 5/14            tumbler cylinders, auxiliary,
can be applied to meet the education              70 Hours, $800                                    mortise and high security
requirement of the NABCEP Small Wind              (2-Payment Installment Plan Available)            cylinders such as Medeco,
Installer Certification exam.                                                                        combination locks, and master keying.
                                                  This course is designed to train those with       Instruction will include installing mortise
SOLAR HOT WATER SYSTEMS                           no previous knowledge in the industry             locks and door strikes and closers. Also
WORKSHOP                                          for entry-level employment in the field of         included will be a review of the legal aspects
ECX 109                                           security system installation. The course          of the locksmith profession.
Mon, Tues, Wed, 6 - 9 pm, 4/30 – 5/9              provides comprehensive teacher led                Prerequisite: Locksmith I or permission
Sat, 9 am - 4 pm, 5/5 & 5/12                      instruction in basic security installer topics    of instructor.
30 Hours, $550                                    and skill sets as well as hands-on experience.
An introductory solar thermal course              After successful completion of the program,
based on the NABCEP Entry Level Training          students will be prepared for employment          Courses offered in cooperation with NYC
guidelines. This is a hands-on training course    in the security industry as a technician or       College of Technology’s Construction
for trades people, engineers, architects,         field installer. Call for detailed brochure        Technology Department. Welding
plumbers, and others who are interested           718-552-1169/1170. Prerequisites: High            techniques for those seeking a new career
in adding to or updating their existing skills    School Diploma, GED or equivalent.                or wishing to upgrade and expand their
for the solar thermal field. Topics covered        Normal color vision is a must. Additional         present skills. Proper work apparel is the
include in-site and load analysis, safety and     expenses: Students can expect to spend an         responsibility of the student. Welding
codes, system types, orientation, system          additional $100 on textbooks and personal         aprons, gloves, work shoes and goggles or
balance procedures and maintenance.               hand tools. This program is endorsed by           hood are required for all courses. “Safety”
                                                  the Metropolitan Burglar & Fire Alarm             items add about $225 in personal expense
         SECURITY &                               Association (MBFAA).                              to the cost of courses.

        LOCKSMITHING                                                                                BASIC ELECTRIC ARC
                                                  LOCKSMITH I
8-HOUR PRE-ASSIGNMENT                             SOX 500                                           WELDING
                                                  Tues, 6 - 9:30 pm, 1/10 – 4/10                    WLX 520
                                                  50 hours, $485                                    Mon & Wed, 6 - 9:30 pm, 3/19 – 6/11
SECURITY GUARDS                                                                                     84 hours, $1,800 (5 payment installment)
                                                  (2 Installment payment plan)
SOX 090
Sec A: Sat, 9 am - 5 pm, 1/28
                                                  This course is designed for building mainten-     Teaches electric arc welding with metal
Sec B: Sat, 9 am - 5 pm, 3/3
                                                  ance and security personnel and those aspir-      electrodes and carbon arcs. Provides
Sec C: Sat, 9 am - 5 pm, 4/21
                                                  ing to become locksmiths. The course intro-       group and individual instruction in sources
8 hours, $70
                                                  duces the student to locks, keys and cylinders    of electricity for welding, welding circuits,
                                                  used in both residential and commercial           current controls, types of electrodes, AWS
This is an 8 hour course required by New
                                                  buildings. Topics include types of locks, keys,   classifications. Includes weldments from
York State as the first step in obtaining a sec-
                                                  doors, and the basic installation of primary      single weave beads to multiple pass lap joints
urity guard registration card from the New
                                                  locks, handling emergencies, and basic key        and weaving filler welds with emphasis on

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             WELDING                                                           MEDICAL & HEALTH
             – CONTINUED
                                                  NYS APPROVED CERTIFIED                          PHYSICAL THERAPY
length of arcs, rates of arc travel, amounts of                           !                                                                      !
current and electrode angles. Physical testing
                                                  NURSING ASSISTANT
                                                                      NEW                         AIDE PROGRAM                         NEW
                                                  TRAINING PROGRAM                                PHT 100
of weldments is required. Standard welding
                                                  CNA 100                                         Dates & Times TBA
symbols, sample weld specimens and
                                                  Mon, Tues & Thurs, 6 - 9 pm, 3/19 – 6/19        100 hours, FREE
technical data sheets supplement instruction.
Prerequisites: High school Diploma, GED           Tues evening lab classes end 5/1
                                                  (No class on 5/28)                              The Physical Therapy Aide program is
or relevant experience and permission of the
                                                  130 hours, $1,495                               offered at no cost to participants and
                                                  30 hours of clinical                            is funded by the CUNY Workforce
                                                  study to be conducted                           Development Initiative. Physical Therapy
TUNGSTEN INERT GAS (TIG)                                                                          Aides, sometimes called Rehabilitation Aides,
                                                  in the daytime at a
WELDING                                           skilled nursing facility in                     are entry level positions that mirror an
WLX 630                                                                                           emerging trend in healthcare delivery where
                                                  Brooklyn. Dates and
Sec A: Mon & Wed, 6-9 pm, 12/12 – 1/23                                                            support services are provided under the
                                                  times for clinical study
(No class 12/26 & 12/28)                                                                          supervision of licensed Physical Therapists,
                                                  are dependent on the
Sec B: Mon & Wed, 6-9 pm, 6/18 – 7/23                                                             Occupational Therapists or Rehabilitation
                                                  nursing facility and are
30 hours, $750                                                                                    professionals. They are employed in private
                                                  yet to be determined.
(2 installment payment plan)                                                                      physical therapy practices, chiropractic
                                                  Prepare for a career in the healthcare          offices, long term healthcare facilities
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding or Tungsten                                                              and hospitals. An aging population with
                                                  Industry as a Certified Nursing Assistant
Inert Gas (TIG) Welding, is a manual                                                              improved survival from heart attacks, strokes
                                                  (CNA). The Certified Nursing Assistant
welding process that uses a non-consumable                                                        and trauma as well as improved survival rates
                                                  plays an important role in patient care.
electrode made of tungsten, an inert or                                                           from birth injuries and severe disabilities
                                                  Students will learn necessary patient care
inert gas mixture and a separate filler                                                            will create added demand for PT Aides.
                                                  skills including feeding, bathing, grooming,
material. The course provides group                                                               Career ladder opportunities exist with
                                                  dressing, exercise and movement, as well as
instruction in the types of current, GTAW                                                         collegiate study leading to licensure, both on
                                                  answering patient call signals. Our students,
welding equipment, shielding gases, AWS                                                                                      the associate and
                                                  in compliance with state requirements,
classification for the types of tungsten used                                                                                 baccalaureate levels.
                                                  complete 130 hours of study leading to
in the industry. Includes weldments on
                                                  New York State Certification. The course
ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Stringer                                                                                    This 100 hour
                                                  covers anatomy & physiology, nutrition,
beads in fillet weld and groove weld. This                                                                                   course includes 70
                                                  and infection control. The course will be
welding process is for those seeking a new                                                                                  hours of classroom
                                                  divided into 100 hours of classroom study
career in GTAW. Textbook and safety items                                                                                   instruction and a 30
                                                  and 30 hours of clinical study. This program
required. Prerequisite: HS/GED diploma                                                                                      hour observational
                                                  prepares graduates to sit for the NYS
required WLX 520 relevant experience or                                                                                     practicum at an
                                                  Department of Health Certified Nursing
permission of the instructor.                                                                                               affiliated clinical site.
                                                  Assistant licensing examination.
                                                  Course Requirements: HS Diploma or GED                                    Students may be
ADVANCED ELECTRIC ARC                                                                             required to have medical clearance prior to
WELDING                                           Please note: Course tuition does not include    start of practicum.
WLX 620                                           the textbook or the cost of the State exam;     Students must demonstrate strong reading
Mon & Wed, 6 - 9:30 pm, 2/6 – 3/12/12             these additional expenses are approximately     and math skills and go through an interview
42 hours, $900 (3 installment payment plan)       $195.                                           process. Please call 718 552-1170 for an
Teaches vertical, horizontal, and overhead
position weldments with flat angular and pipe
type materials. Emphasizes sound weldments
and proper positions to measurements.                           A better way to FIND A JOB IN HEALTHCARE.
Students prepare their own weld specimens,                    Workforce1 offers free services that prepare and connect you with
                                                                  the job and career that’s right for you. Find out more at
such as beveling plates and pipes using
                                                               www.nyc.gov/wf1healthcare, or visit one of our centers today.
special equipment. Helps prepare students
                                                                       WORKFORCE1 HEALTHCARE CAREER CENTER
for the American Welding Society welding                                      30-02 Thomson Ave, Room B-A22,
certification examinations.                                         Long Island City, NY 11101 Telephone: 718 730-7500
Prerequisite: WIX 520 or permission of                           Email: healthcareercenter@lagcc.cuny.edu       DIAL 311

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                              MEDICAL & HEALTH
PHARMACY TECHNICIAN                               Q Infection Control                            ”ƒ‹ ƒ– ‹‰•„‘”‘—‰Š
PROGRAM                                           Q Dental Office Management                       ‘—‹–› ‘ŽŽ‡‰‡
PHA 090                                           Q Chairside Assisting Lecture, Pre-Clinical,
Sec A: Tues & Thurs, 6 - 9:30 pm,                   Clinical                                     –‘ „‡…‘‡ ƒ
2/28 – 6/7                                        Q Dental Materials Lecture, Pre-Clinical
Sec B: Mon & Wed, 6 - 9:30 pm,                    Q Radiology Lecture, Pre-clinical, Clinical
3/26 – 7/2                                        Q Basic Life Support for Health Care           EMERGENCY
(No class on 5/28)                                  Providers
150 Hours, $899 (installment plan available)
100 hrs of classroom instruction plus 50 hrs      Admission requirements:
of home study.                                    Q Complete an application for admission.
                                                  Q All applicants must comply with all

An internship is                                    required medical proof of compliance in      —‡• Š—”•                ’ ƒ†
available with a major                              accordance under College regulations.        —†ƒ›•    ƒ        ’
pharmacy chain for an                             Q All applicants must have an on-site          —‹–‹‘   ’Ž—•
additional $300 plus                                interview.
$100 for background                               Q The applicant must submit proof of high
                                                                                                   ƒŽŽ              –‘ ”‡•‡”˜‡ ƒ “—ƒŽ‹ˆ›
check and drug testing.                             school graduation, GED,diploma or the
                                                                                                 ‹‰ •‡ƒ– ˆ‘” –Š‡ ‡š–  ‡•– ”‡’
The next up and                                     equivalent of secondary education
                                                                                                 ƒ† ‡”–‹ …ƒ–‹‘ ‘—”•‡
coming profession                                   completed from country of origin, if
                                                                                                     ’’Ž‹…ƒ–• —•– „‡ ƒ„Ž‡ –‘ ”‡ƒ†
– over billion                                      educated outside of the United States.
                                                                                                 ƒ† ™”‹–‡ ‰Ž‹•Š „‡ ƒ– Ž‡ƒ•– ›‡ƒ”•
prescriptions filled in
                                                                                                 ‘ˆ ƒ‰‡ ƒ† ’ƒ•• ƒ ’”‡ ”‡‰‹•–”ƒ–‹‘
the U.S. each year. A pharmacy technician’s       MEDICAL BILLING AND
career path can start at a hospital, retail or                                                   •…”‡‡‹‰ ‹–‡”˜‹‡™
                                                  CODING SPECIALIST
nursing home setting. Major chain retailers                                                      ‹‰•„‘”‘—‰Š ‘—‹–› ‘ŽŽ‡‰‡
                                                  AHIMA EXAM TEST PREP                           ‹ …‘ŽŽƒ„‘”ƒ–‹‘ ™‹–Š ”ƒ• ƒ”‡ 
are doubling the number of stores they are        MBC 100
opening, creating an increasing demand for                                                       ”ƒ‹‹‰ •–‹–—–‡ ƒ  ‡’ƒ”–‡–
                                                  Mon - Thurs, 6 - 9:30 pm, 3/26 – 6/7
skilled and qualified pharmacy technicians.                                                       ‘ˆ ‡ƒŽ–Š …‡”–‹ ‡† –”ƒ‹‹‰ …‡–‡” ‹•
                                                  (No class on 5/28)
This course will prepare students to take                                                        ’Ž‡ƒ•‡† –‘ ‘ ‡” ƒ ‡”‰‡…› ‡†‹
                                                  150 hours, $1,195 (Medisoft Software Used)
the Certified Pharmacy Technician (PTCB)                                                          …ƒŽ ‡…Š‹…‹ƒ ƒ•‹…  …‘—”•‡
                                                  Textbook expense additional.
exam.                                                                                            †‡•‹‰‡† ˆ‘” ”•– ”‡•’‘†‡”• –‘ ‡†‹
Prerequisite: High school diploma or GED.         A comprehensive, intensive certificate          …ƒŽ ‡‡”‰‡…‹‡•
Textbook expense additional.                      program designed to provide specialized          Š‹•  ‡”–‹ …ƒ–‹‘ ’”‘‰”ƒ
                                                  business skills to those with limited office    ’”‡’ƒ”‡• ›‘— ˆ‘” –Š‡ ‡™ ‘” –ƒ–‡
DENTAL ASSISTING                                  experience or training seeking to take           ‡’ƒ”–‡– ‘ˆ ‡ƒŽ–Š —”‡ƒ— ‘ˆ
CERTIFICATE                                       certifying examinations. This course pre-        ‡”‰‡…› ‡†‹…ƒŽ ‡”˜‹…‡• …‡”–‹ …ƒ
DAP 100                                           pares students for the AHIMA CCA and CCS       –‹‘ ™Š‹…Š ‹• ˜ƒŽ‹† ˆ‘” –Š”‡‡ ›‡ƒ”•
Fri, 6 - 9 pm & Sat, 9 am - 4 pm, 3/30 – 8/4      exams for national certification as a coder.      ‡”‰‡…› ‡†‹…ƒŽ ‡…Š‹…‹ƒ•
(No class on 4/6, 4/7, 5/25, 5/26)                                                                  • ƒ”‡ –Š‡ ”•– ‡„‡”• ‘ˆ –Š‡
170 hours, $1,895 (Additional 100 clinical        The Curriculum includes:                       Š‡ƒŽ–Š …ƒ”‡ –‡ƒ –‘ ”‡•’‘† –‘ ƒ
hours by arrangement)                             Q Anatomy and Physiology                       ‡†‹…ƒŽ ‡‡”‰‡…› ƒ˜‡ Ž‹˜‡• –‘‘”
(4-installment payment plan)                      Q Medical Coding ~ CPT-4                       ”‘™ –Š”‘—‰Š Ž‡ƒ”‹‰ –‘†ƒ›
Textbook expense additional.                      Q Medical Coding ~ ICD-9
                                                  Q Medical Terminology                           ƒŽŽ
Dental assisting offers excellent career          Q Medical Billing (Medisoft Software Used)
opportunities for those without a college
degree. The demand for trained dental             A high school diploma or a GED is required.
assistants is currently excellent.                Healthcare work experience preferred.
                                                  Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word &
The curriculum includes:                          EXCEL required. Career Services, including
Q Introduction to Dental Assisting and Ethics     résumé development.
Q Dental Terminology
Q Oral Anatomy
Q Dental Charting

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      MEDICAL & HEALTH                                                                       LANGUAGES
                                                         BEGINNING SPANISH I
ELECTRONIC HEALTH                                        SPA 100
RECORDS                                                  Wed, 6 - 8:30 pm, 3/14 – 6/27
EHR 100                                                  40 hours, $325
Mon - Thurs, 6 - 9:30 pm, 6/11 – 6/28
42 hours, $500                                           An introductory course designed to help you
* If taken with Medical Billing & Coding, tuition        conduct functional conversations in Spanish
for this program is $300. This reduced tuition           for business or social situations. Emphasis
also applies to past graduates of our Medical            will be placed on speaking and listening.
Billing & Coding Program.
                                                         BEGINNING SPANISH II
Prepare yourself for the revolution in                   SPA 200
medical billing record keeping!                          Tues, 6 - 8:30 pm, 2/21 – 6/5
                                                         40 hours, $325
Course includes:                                         Continuation of Beginning Spanish One
Q Medical Records Management
Q Health Information Management
                                                         INTRODUCTION TO
Q Health Billing & Coding Concepts
Q Medical Billing and Coding Concepts
                                                         AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I
                                                         ASL 200
                                                         Sat, 10 am - 12:30 pm, 2/25 – 5/12
Introduction to Electronic Health Records:                                                                 INTRODUCTION
                                                         30 hours, $350
Q Electronic Health Records in the Hospital                                                                TO AMERICAN SIGN
Q Electronic Health Records in the
                                                         This course will provide the students with        LANGUAGE II
   Physician’s Office
                                                         a basic grasp of American Sign Language           ASL 201
Q Transition to EHR
                                                         vocabulary and grammar and an overview of         Sat, 10 am - 1 pm, 5/19 – 6/23
Q HIPAA, Privacy, Legal Issues, Ethics,
                                                         the deaf community/deaf culture. Students         (No class on 5/26)
   and Security
                                                         will learn how to have a basic conversation in    15 hours, $ 195
Q Quality Assurance
                                                         sign language.                                    Continuation of Part One
Q Exchanging and Sharing Health
Requirements: High School Diploma or GED,
experience as a Medical Biller or successful com-
pletion of our Medical Billing & Coding program.

                         Small Business Development Center @ City Tech
     CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION             Market Growth for Contractors 9 am – 12 noon, Thurs, 2/2
     THE BROOKLYN SBDC                             Legal Structures: Tax Issues for Businesses - NELP Attorney 6 – 8 pm, Tues, 2/21
     The Small Business Development                Recordkeeping Tax Exceptions & Tax Deductions for Small Business 6 – 8 pm, Tues, 2/28
     Center delivers high quality business         Legal Clinic - NELP Individual Consultation 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Tues, 3/13
     counseling and training to New York-
     ers who want to start a business or           Bookkeeping Basics 9 am – 12 noon, Thurs, 3/29
     improve the performance of an exist-          Introduction to QuickBooks & Computer Bookkeeping 9 am – 5 pm, Fri, 3/30
     ing business.                                 Procurement: Ready for Your Fair Share 9 am – 12 noon, Thurs, 4/5
       The Brooklyn SBDC is staffed by
                                                   Commercial Leasing Contracts & Concerns 6 – 8 pm, Tues, 4/10
     professionals who provide one-on-one
     counseling at no cost. Specialized train-     Legal Clinic - NELP Individual Consultation 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Tues, 5/1
     ing is also offered on a regular basis.       Copyright & Trademark Differences and Filing Requirements 6 – 8 pm, Tues, 6/12
          REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.                For details, visit: brooklyn.nyssbdc.org Español – www.olenegocios.org
     For additional information and registration
           call 718-797-0187 or e-mail:            The NYS SBDC is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business
               sbdc@citytech.cuny.edu              Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at
           for Brooklyn SBDC workshop              least two weeks in advance. Contact Roxanna Astorga at (718) 797 0187.

16                                            INFORMATION 718-552-1170 REGISTRATION
                                PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL ENRICHMENT
LEARN SALSA, BACHATA &                         BUYING A DIGITAL CAMERA                          insurance, auto financing, co-signing
MERENGUE                                       DPX 100                                          educational loans, and more.
WITH NILDA BORRERO                             Sat, 9 am - 12 noon, 3/24
PER 031                                        3 hours, $60                                     SOCIAL NETWORKING
Sec A: Sat, 10 am - 12 noon, 2/4 – 3/3                                                          HANDS-ON LAB
Sec A: Sat, 10 am - 12 noon, 3/24 – 4/21       There is a whole new language invented by        PER 094
10 hours, $135 per couple                      the digital camera. Buyers beware! Salesmen      Sec A: Wed & Thurs, 6 - 8 pm,
                                               and advertisements blatantly twist all this      3/7 – 3/15
These very                                     new data in a way that confuses and very         Sec B: Wed & Thurs, 6 - 8 pm,
popular New                                    often deceives the consumer. Megapixels,         5/30 – 6/7
York City Latin                                Optical vs. digital zoom, raw files, ISO, image   8 hours, $95
dance styles                                   stabilization, compact, SLR-like cameras
will be taught in                              vs. SLRs! This class will demystify all these    The next evolution of our popular
five two-hour                                   terms, and make you a sophisticated              “Introduction to Social Networking”
sessions. Have                                 consumer. Know what you need and why.            seminars! Students will not only learn about
fun learning the                               Learn the booby traps; if it looks too good      the different social networking services that
latest moves with Ms. Borrero, a seasoned      to be true, there is usually something very                                     are available,
dance professional in New York styles. Bring   wrong that you are not being told. Don’t                                        but how to set-
your own partner.                              have buyers’ remorse. Get the right camera                                      up a service for
                                               for your budget.                                                                themselves! This
ENTREPRENEURSHIP                                                                                                               four-day course
BSX 008                                        PERSONAL FINANCE FOR                                                            will begin with
Sat, 12 noon - 2:30 pm, 3/17                   STRESSED-OUT ADULTS                                                             an introductory
2.5 hours, $70                                 BSX 096                                                                         lecture and
                                               Tues & Thurs, 6 - 8:30 pm, 2/28 - 3/15           will continue in an interactive computer
From this lively and informative seminar,      15 hours, $150                                   laboratory, where students will be assigned
you will learn behind the scenes practical                                                      dynamic tasks and can pose any questions
information on how to start a successful       This is a course for adults with growing         that they might have. Students should
home-based second-income business which        personal financial responsibilities and           expect to be up and running within their
can then become full time. With little money   incomes that seem to provide less and            own network by the conclusion of the
down, you will learn how to decide on a        less cash for bill paying and discretionary      class, in addition to being able to safeguard
business or product to sell with minimal       spending. Learn how to make informed             themselves from the security threats of the
problems. You will also learn how to avoid     decisions about managing your resources for      internet. Some less-common, but useful
making major financial mistakes.                better results. Gain a better understanding      applications of the services will also be
                                               of bank products, credit reports, the role       discussed.
                                               of retirement savings and investments,

         ARE                                                                              The Continuing Studies Center at

                                                                                          City Tech offers selected

         YOU                                                                              FREE COURSES
           A                                                                              for veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan.

                                                                                          For more information contact

                                                                                          Charles Johnston @ 718-552-1170

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                                                           HOUSE & HOME
LUNCH WITH LARRY UBELL                            your toolkit with the most useful tools         EVERYDAY ELECTRICITY YOU
HHT 110                                           and give you hands-on tips for using them.      CAN DO YOURSELF
Sec A: Sat, 9 am - 2 pm, 4/21                     Discover your inner handyperson and save        Sec E: Wed, 6 - 9 pm, 4/11
Sec B: Sat, 9 am - 2 pm, 5/5                      on basic repairs.
5 hours, $65 per session (Lunch included)                                                         How to replace a fuse, change an outlet,
                                                  HOMEOWNER’S GUIDE                               install a fixture, test for power and splice a
Larry Ubell, WNYC’s “Guru of How-To”              TO BASIC PLUMBING                               wire.
and Chief Inspector of Accurate Building          Sec B: Wed, 6 - 9 pm, 3/21
Inspectors knows houses inside and out.                                                           INSTALLING CERAMIC TILE
Take a guided tour of houses as an Inspector                        Basic plumbing: how to fix     FOR FLOORS
sees them, with all their flaws and secrets.                         a toilet or unclog a drain.   Sec F: Wed, 6 - 9 pm, 4/18
Larry points out trouble spots and tell-tale                        Save on costly repairs that
signs of building distress. From slanted floors                      you can do yourself.          How to create a level surface, select floor
and mysterious odors to suspicious cracks
                                                                                                  tile, lay out a pattern and install like a pro.
and leaking windows, you’ll learn what to         LOCK
look for, how to fix it, and what to never try
                                                  INSTALLATION                                    TILING A BACKSPLASH OR
yourself. Bring a digital “problem” photo
                                                  Sec C: Wed, 6 - 9 pm, 3/28                      BATHROOM WALL
from your house (on a flash drive) and go
home with some food for thought; then                                                             Sec G: Wed, 6 - 9 pm, 4/25
                                                  Having a security complex? Install a deadbolt
keep the conversation going over lunch –
                                                  or mortise lock, update existing locks, and     How to layout, install and grout a kitchen
with Larry.
                                                  replace door knobs.                             backsplash or bathroom wall.
HHT 108                                                                                           PAINT LIKE A PRO
Mon, 6 - 9 pm, 4/23 & 4/30
                                                  REPAIR                                          Sec H: Wed, 6 - 9 pm, 5/2
                                                  Sec D: Wed, 6 - 9 pm, 4/4
6 hours, $120 (includes materials)
                                                                                                  A great paint job is method, not madness.
                                                  Repair a crack, frame and tape, patch           This course teaches you how to prep the
With kitchens and baths, every inch counts.
                                                  plaster, fill a deep hole or a nail hole.        space, select the right tools, and apply paint
Bring a photo, a floor plan, and a dream.
                                                  You can do it!                                  like a professional. Please wear old clothes.
Learn to make a scaled drawing, select
cabinets and fixtures, design a tiled wall and
create a budget that fits your needs. By the
end of the class, students will have a working
plan for a kitchen or bath.                          NEW & IMPROVED
                                                     TRAINING PROGRAMS
WORKSHOPS                                                Certified Nurse Aide Training Program
HHT 078
$55 for each workshop
                                                         Physical Therapy Aide Program
                                                         The Laws of Conversation: A Guide to Effective Communication
These hands-on workshops teach you how                   Fundamentals of Pest Control Technology
to make basic home repairs. We’ll show you
how to fix a toilet, patch and plaster a wall,            Cooking Essentials
change a light fixture, install a lock, unclog a          Environmental Hazardous Materials Technician
trap, spackle a wall and become your own
favorite handyperson.
                                                            Certificate Program
                                                         Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
HOMEOWNER’S BASIC                                        Introduction to InDesign
Sec A: Wed, 6 - 9 pm, 3/14
                                                         Social Networking Hands-On Lab
                                                         Introduction to Smart Phones, Tablets & Mobile Computing
Cut a board, level a shelf; install an anchor            Introduction to Linux Operating Systems
bolt in a hollow wall. This class will stock

18                                        INFORMATION 718-552-1170 REGISTRATION
                                               COMMUNITY PROGRAMS
                                         ‡‰‹•–”ƒ–‹‘ ‡“—‹”‡† ˆ‘” ƒŽŽ ”‡‡ ”‘‰”ƒ•
INTRODUCTION TO LINUX                             THE LAWS OF                                         Aides, sometimes called Rehabilitation Aides,
OPERATING SYSTEMS                                 CONVERSATION: A GUIDE TO                            are entry level positions that mirror an
LIX 101                                           EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION                             emerging trend in healthcare delivery where
Mon & Wed, 6 - 8 pm, 2/13 - 4/9                   PER 015                                             support services are provided under the
(No class on 2/20)                                Wed, 6 - 9 pm, 2/8                                  supervision of licensed Physical Therapists,
32 hours, FREE                                    3 Hours, FREE                                       Occupational Therapists or Rehabilitation
                                                                                                      professionals. They are employed in private
The course is designed for beginners in Linux     This workshop is designed to assist people          physical therapy practices, chiropractic
as users or system administrators. It covers      so that they can manage conflict more                offices, long term healthcare facilities
essential learning skills for Linux. The core     effectively.                                        and hospitals. An aging population with
elements of the course will focus on the major    Various tools                                       improved survival from heart attacks, strokes
Linux features and its structural overview.       will be used to                                     and trauma as well as improved survival rates
Examination of file structures, utilities, shell   facilitate effective                                from birth injuries and severe disabilities will
programming, permissions and system               conversations,                                      create added demand for PT Aides. Career
administration as a whole will be explored.       useful confrontation, successful collaboration      ladder opportunities exist with collegiate
Prerequisites: User-level experience with any     and productive conciliation.                        study leading to licensure, both on the
computer operating system or prior command-                                                           associate and baccalaureate levels.
line experience is helpful but not required.                                                             This 100 hour course includes 70 hours
                                                  CREATING YOUR RÉSUMÉ,
                                                                                                      of classroom instruction and a 30 hour
                                                  MARKETING                                           observational practicum at an affiliated
                                                                                                      clinical site. Students may be required to
                                                  CDX 108                                             have medical clearance prior to start of

                                                  Sec A: Tues, 6 - 8 pm, 2/7                          practicum. Students must demonstrate
                                                  Sec B: Thurs, 6 - 8 pm, 3/8                         strong reading and math skills and go

                                                  2 hours, FREE                                       through an interview process. Please call
                                                  Private individual 45 minute session, $40           718 552-1170 for an application.
       CENTER                                     arranged by appointment
                                                                                                      INTRO TO SMART PHONES,
                                                  Searching for employment is a full time
                                                  job, one that requires appropriate tools.
                                                                                                      TABLETS, AND MOBILE
      Over 25 years                               For job seekers, a résumé is a personal             COMPUTING
                                                                                                      PER 014
     of experience in                             advertisement. A strong résumé may net
                                                                                                      Thurs, 6 - 8 pm, 4/12
                                                  an interview and a weak résumé often ends
        developing                                up in the “circular file.” This workshop will        2 hours, FREE
       customized                                 provide guidance about developing a résumé
                                                                                                      Baffled by all of this
                                                  that presents you in the best light. It will talk
       degree and                                 about résumé styles, objectives, personal           talk about “smart
                                                                                                      phones, iPhones,
    credit certificate                             profiles and content that may give you a
                                                  competitive edge. Attendees must bring a            Androids, and the
  programs, non-credit                            résumé. The presenter is co-author of Job           like?” Learn what
                                                                                                      these devices are and
   training programs                              Hunting Made Easy, a Learning Express/
                                                  Random House publication (1997).                    how they can be used
        and more.                                                                                     on both a personal
                                                                                                      and professional
                                                  PHYSICAL THERAPY AIDE
                                                                                                      level. This two-hour
          For additional                          PROGRAM                                             seminar will review
   information on customized                      PHT 100
                                                                                                      the models that
             training,                            Days & Times TBA
                                                                                                      are available, the
     contact Yelena Melikian,                     100 hours, FREE
                                                                                                      innovations of their
     Director @ 718.552.1151                                                                          hardware, and the
                                                  The Physical Therapy Aide program is
             or email:                            offered at no cost to participants and
                                                                                                      software applications
  ymelikian@citytech.cuny.edu                                                                         that are available. Feel free to attend with
                                                  is funded by the CUNY Workforce
                                                                                                      a technical question in mind!
                                                  Development Initiative. Physical Therapy

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                                                      GENERAL INFORMATION
TUITION AND FEES                                                             CERTIFICATES
You must pay the tuition in full, plus a $20 nonrefundable registra-         Certificates for successful course completion are issued on request to all
tion fee (for classes $76 or more) before you are admitted to class.         eligible students.
Checks and money orders are to be made payable to New York City
College of Technology. There will be a charge of $15 for returned            LETTERS OF ATTENDANCE
checks. No cash accepted. The Continuing Studies Center accepts              To obtain a letter confirming attendance or to request a replacement
duly authorized vouchers from public agencies, unions and private or-        certificate, write to: (There is a $7 fee for this service)
ganizations. Tuition for training to meet a job requirement is often an      ISSUES & CONCERNS
allowable income tax deduction. MasterCard and Visa are accepted.            We are continuing to improve communication with our students. All
REGISTRATION                                                                 concerns about the quality of our programs can be directed to Charles
The registration deadline is one week prior to the beginning date of         Johnston @ cjohnston@citytech.cuny.edu
the course. You may use the registration coupon on the last page of          CONTINUING STUDIES CENTER
this bulletin.                                                               NYC College of Technology
ADMISSION                                                                    300 Jay St., H-4th floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Course admission notices are mailed when the required minimum                Attn: CSC Certificate Coordinator
enrollment is achieved and tuition and fees have been paid.                  CELL PHONES
COURSE CANCELLATION                                                          Students carrying cellular phones and/or beepers must turn them off be-
The Center reserves the right to cancel any course or modify the             fore entering class. Students must also refrain from leaving the classroom
schedule. This can also include cancellation at the first class meeting.      during the class session for telephone conversations.
In the event of such a cancellation, you will receive a full refund of all   FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
tuition and fees.                                                      Except for installment payments permitted for some programs, no college
AUTHORIZED INSTALLMENT PAYMENT PLANS based financial aid is available through the Continuing Studies Center. The
Several courses/programs have been identified as eligible for the       Center accepts duly authorized vouchers and purchase orders from pu-
tuition installment plan. All payments on authorized installment plans blic agencies, unions, and private organizations. Several programs are ap-
must be made by money order or credit card only.                       proved for Veterans’ benefits. Unemployed workers who meet Federal,
                                                                       State, and City income guidelines may be eligible for Workforce Invest-
DELINQUENT INSTALLMENT PAYMENTS                                        ment Act assistance. To check for eligibility, contact one of the One-Stop
The Center reserves the right to withhold the privileges of class      Workforce 1 Career Centers listed below:
attendance, use of facilities and services and access to records of
                                                                       Brooklyn One-Stop: (718) 246-5219
students delinquent with installment payments.
                                                                       Queens One-Stop: (718) 557-6755
Tuition refunds are issued to fully paid students under the following        Lower Manhattan One-Stop: (212) 442-1355
conditions:                                                                  Upper Manhattan One-Stop: (917) 493-7000
100% refunded when a written withdrawal notice is received prior             Bronx One-Stop: (718) 960-7099
to first class meeting                                                        Staten Island One-Stop: (718) 556-9155
80% refunded if a written notice is received before the second class         PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
meeting                                                                   Students who enroll in courses involving physical activities do so with the
No refunds are given after the 2nd class.                                 understanding that New York City College of Technology is absolved
                                                                          from responsibility and/or liability for personal injury and loss or damage
Refund policy is based on the total course tuition, regardless of initial to personal property.
payment. All registration fees are non-refundable.
                                                                             STATEMENT OF NONDISCRIMINATION
If you give a withdrawal notice by telephone or otherwise withdraw     New York City College of Technology is an Equal Opportunity and Affir-
without written notification, you will not receive a refund.            mative Action Institution. The College does not discriminate on the basis
                                                                       of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orienta-
CLASS MEETINGS & ATTENDANCE                                            tion, transgender status, marital status, disability, genetic predisposition or
Unless you are notified otherwise, all courses will start according to
                                                                       carrier status, alienage or citizenship, military or veteran status, or status
the schedules listed in the bulletin. An instructional hour is 50 min-
                                                                       as victim of domestic violence in its student admissions, employment, ac-
utes in the Continuing Studies Center, except when specifically noted
                                                                       cess to programs, and administration of educational policies.
in the course description. Successful completion requires 80% at-
tendance (with the exception of NY State pre-licensing courses) and Gilen Chan is the College’s affirmative action officer and coordinator for
an overall passing grade or mark.                                      Title IX, which prohibits sex discrimination in federally assisted education
                                                                       programs, and coordinator for the Age Discrimination Act, which prohib-
DISCOUNTS                                                              its age discrimination in federally assisted education programs. Ms. Chan
Senior citizens 65 years and older, full-time New York City College
                                                                       also is the College coordinator for the Americans with Disabilities Act and
of Technology faculty/staff, City Tech alumni and current full-time
                                                                       Section 504, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. Her
NYCCT students are eligible for a 15% tuition discount on a space
                                                                       office is located in Namm 325.
available basis.

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A+ Certification Test Prep                  8     8-hour Pre-Assignment Training Courses          Laws of Conversation, a Guide to Effective
Academy for Occupational Health                       for Security Guards                   13        Communication                           19
     & Construction                       12     Electrical Maintenance, Basic              11   Linux Operating Systems, Intro               19
Administrative Assistant/Secretarial             Electric Arc Welding                       13   Lock Installation                            18
     Training                              7     Electricity, Fundamentals of               11   Locksmith I & II                             13
American Sign Language                    16     Electronic Health Records                  16   Lunch with Larry Ubell                       18
Arc Welding, Electric                     13     Electronic Security Systems Installation   13   Medical Coding & Billing Specialist          15
AutoCAD, Intro                            6,7    Emergency Action Plan Director Course       9   Microsoft Word – Beginning & Advanced         6
Basics of Blogging                         7     Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)         15   Network Technologies                          8
Basic Computer Office Secretarial                 Entrepreneurship                           17   Notary Public Examination Prep                9
 Applications                              7     Environmental Hazardous Materials               Nursing Assistant Training Program           14
Basic Electrical Maintenance              11          Technician                            10   Occupational Health & Construction Safety 12
Basic Plumbing, Homeowner’s Guide         11     Essentials of Bookkeeping                   8   Office Skills                                 7,8
Blueprint Reading                         12     Everyday Electricity                       18   Oil Burners, #2 and #6                       11
Boiler Operations & Maintenance           11     Excel (Microsoft)                           6   Online Courses                                5
Bookkeeping, Essentials of                 8     Filmmaking (Production Assistant)           4   Payment, Tuition                             20
Buying a Digital Camera                   17     Film, Production                            4   Paint like a Pro                             18
Building Maintenance                      12     Fire Alarm Supervisor (Interior)            9   Personal Finance for Stressed Out Adults     17
Business Development, Small               16     Fire Drill Conductor                        9   Pest Control Technology                       9
Business & Industry Training Center       19     Fire Guard                                  9   Pharmacy Technician Program                  15
Business Math for the Modern Office         7     Fire Safety Director Program                8   Plaster & Sheetrock Repair                   18
Business Writing with Computers            7     Fire Safety Director Continuing Ed          9   Plumbing Repairs in Housing                  11
Career Training                           19     Fire Safety Coordinator                     9   Photoshop                                     7
Ceramic Tile Installation                 18     Food Protection Certificate Prep             9   Physical Therapy Aide Program                14
Certified Nursing Assistant Training              Foreclosures                                4   PowerPoint (Microsoft)                        6
     Program (NYS Approved)               14     Free Community Programs                    19   Real Estate Deals in Difficult Times           4
Child Abuse Identification                  5     Fundamentals of Electricity I & II         11   Real Estate, Foreclosures                     4
Childcare Certificate Program               5     Fundamentals of Pest Control                9   Real Estate Investing                        4,5
Computer Programs:                               General Information                        20   Refrigeration Mechanics                      11
     (Microsoft: Word,                           Green Roofs and Living Walls               12   Refrigerating System Operating
     Excel, PowerPoint, Windows 7)         6     Hands-On Home Repair Workshops             18    Engineer I & II                             10
Computer Basics                            6     Homeowner’s Basic Toolkit                  18   Refrigerant Recovery Prep & Exam             10
Computerized Accounting                    8     HVAC Electrical Controls                   11   Refunds & Withdrawals                        20
Computers for Seniors I & II               6     Interior Fire Alarm Supervisor              9   Registration Form                            23
Construction Education & Safety           12     Introduction to InDesign                    7   Registration Information                      3
Cooking Essentials                         9     Introduction to Linux Operating Systems     8   Residential Renewable Alternative Energy 12
Creating Your Résumé                      19     Intro to Small Wind Turbine Installation   13   Résumé                                       19
Dancing—Salsa, Bachata & Merengue         17     Intro to Smart Phones, Tablets                  Salsa, Bachata & Merengue                    17
Dental Assistant Certificate               15          & Mobile Computing                    19   School Violence                               5
Digital Camera, Buying a                  17     Investing—Real Estate                       4   Social Networking Hands-On Lab               17
Directions: Map, Subway                   22     IRS Tax Preparation                         7   Solar Hot Water Systems Workshop             13
Driving Information                       22     Issues & Concerns                          20   Spanish I & II                               16
Driver Instructor Education               10     Keyboarding (Computers)                     6   Teaching Assistant/Childcare Certificate       5
Dual Fuel Burners & Steam and Hot Water          Kitchen and Bath Design                    18   Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding             14
     Hydronic Boilers & Systems           11     Languages                                  16

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                                    GETTING TO NYC COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY
FROM BROOKLYN Take the Belt Parkway to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and get off at the Atlantic Avenue exit. Turn right on Atlantic,
continue for five blocks to Smith Street. Make a left onto Smith, continue across Fulton where Smith becomes Jay.
FROM MANHATTAN AND THE BRONX Take the FDR Drive to the Brooklyn Bridge. Stay to the left and exit the bridge, turning left onto
Tillary. Turn right onto Jay at the first light.
FROM QUEENS Take the Long Island Expressway West to the BQE. Follow the signs to downtown Brooklyn. Exit at Tillary and stay in the
center lane past the Flatbush Avenue Extention, move left at Jay Street.
FROM STATEN ISLAND Cross the Verrazano Bridge to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and follow directions for Brooklyn.

Take any Long Island Railroad line to Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn. Change to the Manhattan-bound IRT 2 or 3 and get off three stops later at
Borough Hall.

     (1) Park Edison                           Enter before 4pm; 1/2 hour, $6                             203 Jay Street
     (Monday-Friday)                           2 hours $10, up to closing $12
     718-596-4999                              Enter after 4pm $8
                                               Additional $3 charged for large Vans and SUVS

     (2) Flatbridge Parking Corp.              2 hours, $9; up to 12 hours, $12                           215 Jay Street or
     (Monday-Friday)                           over 12 hours, $16; 24 hours, $18                          120 Concord St.

     (3) Heights Parking Corp.                 1 hour, $6; up to 12 hours, $10                            66 Adams & Sands Streets

     (4) Central Parking (Marriot Hotel)       1/2 hou r $10, 1 hour $12 350 Jay Street
     718-222-1032                              up to 2 hours $16, up to 12 hours, $18
                                               After 6pm, $15
                                               Maximum to 24 hours, $24


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                                                                                Brooklyn, NY 11201

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