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CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY

Full refunds are issued in the following instances:

  • JCC cancels the program/class.
  • Participant cancels up to three business days prior to the start of the class. Substitutions are accepted any time by contacting the office at 716.338.1005 or WRjamestown@mail.sunyjcc.edu

Refunds are issued by credit to the card used or by check.

English As A Second Language (ESL) via ZOOM

Advanced ESL via Zoom

This course is for advanced level, non-native English speaking students who want to further their skills. The ideal student can read, write, and speak in English at more than a basic or intermediate level. The class helps students continue to increase their level of understanding of the English language so they can perform better at work or help them get closer to attending college. If you have taken JCC's Basic and/or Intermediate Level ESL courses previously, then this is the program for you! 

Future Dates: TBD

Online Safety Trainings

Online Barrier Precautions and Infection Control

New York State law requires that persons licensed in identified health professions who practice in NYS must complete approved course work or training regarding infection control every four years to meet their licensing requirements. $50 per person. Our price includes the entire semester to complete at your convenience, unlimited times to take the quizzes, your completion certificate, and your information is kept on file (confidentially!) in case you need it within the four years!

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Haz-Woper 24-hour Moderate Risk

This Internet-based course provides 24 hours of interactive training online for those needing Moderate Risk certification (29 CFR 1910.120). Topics include exercises on PPE, Regulations, Site Characterization, Confined Space, Decontamination, etc. The course consists of an online text, interactive exercises, web links, self-grading quizzes, and final exam.

In order to obtain the total 40 hours of training required for the 29 CFR 1910.120 certification, individuals will still need to locate an organization that will provide the traditional 16 hours face to face training.

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ServSafe Manager + OSHA 10 for General Industry

ServSafe™ has become the industry standard in food safety training and is accepted in almost all United States jurisdictions that require employee certification. The 10-hour ServSafe™ Manager Certification Program provides accurate, up-to-date information for all levels of employees on all aspects of handling food, from receiving and storing to preparing and serving. This course empowers you to protect against foodborne illness outbreaks, minimize liability risks and improve food quality.

The purpose of this online course is to prepare students for the ServSafe Manager exam. The ServSafe program provides food safety training, exams and educational materials to foodservice managers. The program blends the latest FDA Food Code, food safety research and years of food sanitation training experience. This course will provide knowledge and techniques to prevent food-borne illnesses resulting from contamination and inappropriate handling procedures through the use of the ServSafe Food Protection program and course book. The basic principles of food sanitation and kitchen safety will be reviewed.

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Online Test Prep

SAT & ACT Exam Prep Part I

College entrance exams play a key role in determining your college choice. Standardized tests are designed to test your knowledge in a very specific way. Understanding the ins and outs of the tests will allow you to achieve your best possible score. This course is designed to provide you with test taking strategies, an understanding of what kind of test taker you are and practice for improving your scores on both the ACT and SAT tests. You will focus on grammar, reading comprehension, writing skills. Science and vocabulary all designed to improve your score. This is part 1 of a two part series of courses.

Students will:
  • Understand your strengths and weaknesses regarding test-taking.
  • Learn tricks to relax during the test.
  • Master your reading comprehension skills.
  • Learn the grammar you need to master
  • Educate yourself on the Science section
  • Learn to write effectively and quickly

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SAT & ACT Exam Prep Part II

College entrance exams play a key role in determining your college choice. Standardized tests are designed to test your knowledge in a very specific way. Understanding the ins and outs of the tests will allow you to achieve your best possible score. This course is designed to provide you with test taking strategies, an understanding of what kind of test taker you are, and practice for improving your Math scores on both the ACT and SAT tests. You will focus on basic Math, Algebra, Geometry, Trig, Statistics, and the SAT SPR questions.

Our goal is to prepare you for specific question types on both exams. Additionally, this course will help you with your time management skills, focus on relieving any anxiety you may experience with test taking, teach you how the standardized tests are scored, and help you feel comfortable on test day. Working through this course will maximize your performance on all aspects of the Math questions on the ACT and SAT. Taken with Part 1, this course will prepare you to excel in all sections of the undergraduate college entrance exams and provide you with the means to achieve your best score!

Students will:
  • Improve your test-taking aptitude.
  • Learn tricks to relax during the test.
  • Master your basic Math skills.
  • Learn the Algebra you need to succeed.
  • Educate yourself on the Geometry and Trig questions.
  • Focus on the specific of Statistics.
  • Become familiar with the SAT SPR questions.

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Online Remote Managing Courses

Managing Remote Employees

As businesses are increasingly turning to technology to handle both internal and external communications, the notion of a centralized workforce that meets face-to-face on a daily basis is becoming less common. Companies are embracing the idea of employing remote workers—from both near and far—who can provide a diverse range of skills and viewpoints without being bound by location. While there are many advantages to remote work for both the company and the individual, managers must be aware of the challenges that can arise when employing remote workers. This course explores the benefits and drawbacks of remote work and provides managers with tips for helping their remote workers stay connected and motivated.

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Online Business and Accounting Career Preparation

Bookkeeping Administration

This course will provide an introduction to the concepts and uses of accounting in a business environment. The primary areas of study in this course include analysis of business transactions, recording procedures and the use of ledgers and journals, accounting for sales and purchases, managing cash, payroll, accruals and deferrals, and preparation and analysis of basic financial statements. After completing this course, students will have solid understanding of business and financial accounting and its role in bookkeeping administration.

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Bookkeeping Administration w/Exam Voucher - Live Online

This course will provide an introduction to the concepts and uses of accounting in a business environment. The primary areas of study in this course include analysis of business transactions, recording procedures and the use of ledgers and journals, accounting for sales and purchases, managing cash, payroll, accruals and deferrals, and preparation and analysis of basic financial statements. After completing this course, students will have solid understanding of business and financial accounting and its role in bookkeeping administration.

Live Online courses offer the convenience of online study with an instructor-led course and allow students to interact with both instructors and classmates in real-time. Students complete training in less than 3 months. 

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Online Medical Certification Programs

Dental Assistant

The Dental assistant program includes 30 modules that prepare learners to enter the workforce and sit for the NELDA (National Entry-Level Dental Assistant) component exams: AMP, ICE, and RHS. A professional 120 hour externship is included with your learning experience giving you actual hands-on practice.

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Caregiver

This course is designed to transform Learners into capable caregivers. It covers a variety of topics like medical terminology, nursing assistant fundamentals, and the basics of home healthcare. You’ll learn about the medical and social needs of clients, as well as the nutrition, personal care, cleaning, and infection control tasks required of professional caregivers.

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Medical Assistant Career Prep

This course will provide a comprehensive overview of all aspects of clinical medical assisting, including care and management of the patient, the different body systems, administering and injecting medications, insurance and coding requirements, the special needs of pediatric and geriatric patients, and employment opportunities and strategies for Medical Assisting.

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Medical Assistant w/ Exam Voucher Live Online

This program prepares students to be professional medical assistants dedicated to patient care management. Graduates are equipped to assist physicians with examinations and treatments, take medical histories, perform diagnostic tests, expose X-ray films, sterilize instruments and supplies, assist with minor surgery and administer medications. The program goal is to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

Live Online courses offer the convenience of online study with an instructor-led course and allow students to interact with both instructors and classmates in real-time. Students complete training in less than 3 months. 

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Medical Coding and Billing

Foundations: The first section of the program covers things like computer fundamentals (optional), the health information management process, and reimbursement methodologies so you thoroughly understand how medical coding fits within healthcare. Biomedical Sciences: In order to correctly assign codes, you’ll need a good understanding of biomedical science. This section of the course teaches medical terminology and anatomy and physiology from a coding perspective. Coding Training:The final section introduces learners to all of the different code sets. You will have access to use the 3M encoding software, which is a great tool for coders in the industry. You’ll gain hands on experience coding actual medical records provided by our employer partners.

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Medical Administrative Assistant Career Preparation

In the Administrative Medical Assistant course you will learn medical terminology, patient confidentiality, scheduling, customer service, basic patient documentation, and basic billing as well as other administrative duties required by front office personnel.

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Medical Administrative Assistant w/Exam Voucher - Live Online

This program prepares students to be professional medical administrative assistants dedicated to front office skills in a healthcare setting. Graduates are equipped to answer phones, process bills, communicate with patients, be up-to-date with HIPAA compliance and general office duties. The program goal is to prepare competent entry-level medical administrative assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

Live Online courses offer the convenience of online study with an instructor-led course and allow students to interact with both instructors and classmates in real-time. Students complete training in less than 3 months. 

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Medical Transcription Editor

The Medical Transcription Editor program has been designed by experts with decades of experience working in and teaching medical transcription: Typing skills, Medical terminology, Grammar and punctuation, Anatomy and pharmacology, Medical record types and formats, Productivity tips. After establishing a solid knowledge foundation, you'll move to the "practicum" section. In the practicum, you'll develop your transcription and editing skills by practicing on hundreds of authentic doctor dictations and patient records.

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Patient Care Technician

What does a patient care technician do? They provide basic care to people needing daily assistance. This includes bathing, feeding, and catheter care; managing supplies; and performing EKG and phlebotomy procedures.

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Pharmacy Technician Career Preparation

This program prepares students to be professional Pharmacy Technicians dedicated to assisting Registered Pharmacists in quality pharmacy operational procedures. Graduates are equipped to assist the Pharmacist filling prescriptions according to doctor’s orders. Pharmacy Technicians also participate in ordering products and inventory control, as well as billing and receiving payments. Trained graduates that pass this course are eligible to sit for a national certification exam. Once students pass the course and certification exam they can submit an application to participate in an internship program with national affiliation partners like CVS and Walgreens, or local pharmacy operations near their residence. This internship is what many employers in this industry want to see that tells them the student is job ready for this high demand job.

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Pharmacy Technician with Exam Voucher - Live Online

This program prepares students to be professional Pharmacy Technicians dedicated to assisting Registered Pharmacists in quality pharmacy operational procedures. Graduates are equipped to assist the Pharmacist filling prescriptions according to doctor’s orders. Pharmacy Technicians also participate in ordering products and inventory control, as well as billing and receiving payments. Trained graduates that pass this course, are eligible to sit for a national certification exam. Once students pass the course and certification exam, they can submit an application to participate in a internship program with national affiliation partners like CVS and Walgreens, or local pharmacy operations near their residence. This internship is what many employers in this industry want to see that tells them the student is job ready for this high demand job.

Live Online courses offer the convenience of online study with an instructor-led course and allow students to interact with both instructors and classmates in real-time. Students complete training in less than 3 months. 

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Online Human Resources Career Preparation

Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) Exam Prep

This course highlights important challenges facing managers and employees in today's business climate. Interesting case studies explore real companies and organizations in-depth and delve into some of today's most effective, unique approaches in dealing with HR issues. Upon completion of this course, students will have the skills necessary to serve as Human Resource Managers, as well as the preparation needed to sit for the aPHR ® exam.

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Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) with Exam Voucher - Live Online

This HR management course weaves together solid human resource principles, timely research and recent events, such as the latest rise in unemployment and financial problems facing the U.S. and other countries. This course highlights important challenges facing managers and employees in today's business climate. Interesting case studies explore real companies and organizations in-depth and delve into some of today's most effective, unique approaches in dealing with HR issues. Upon completion of this course, students will have the skills necessary to serve as Human Resource Managers, as well as the preparation needed to sit for the aPHR ® exam.

Live Online courses offer the convenience of online study with an instructor-led course and allow students to interact with both instructors and classmates in real-time. Students complete training in less than 3 months. 

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Online IT Support Specialist Career Preparation

CompTIA A+ Live Online

CompTIA A+ exam is a globally recognized industry standard for establishing an IT career. CompTIA A+ Core Series 220-1001 exam and 220-1002 exam cover expanded content on growing IT support role including expanded baseline security topics. The certification provides a different approach to define competency in operational procedures including basic disaster prevention, recovery, and scripting basics and a greater dependency on networking and device connectivity.

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CompTIA Network+ Live Online

The CompTIA Network+ training measures the necessary competencies for an IT professional with approximately nine months experience in network support or administration. Students will learn the knowledge and skills needed to install, manage and troubleshoot a variety of networks on any platform.

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CompTIA Security+ Live Online

This course prepares for the Security+ certification exam which covers industry-wide topics, including communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, access control, authentication, external attack and operational and organization security. Security+ is taught at colleges, universities and commercial training centers around the globe. Many corporations recommend or require the Security+ certification for their IT employees. Companies like Sun, IBM/Tivoli Software Group, Symantec, Motorola and Olympus Security Group know the value of a Security+ certification and recommend or require it of their IT employees.

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Microsoft MD 100

The Microsoft MD-100 - Windows 10 certification measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: deploy Windows; manage devices and data; configure connectivity; and maintain Windows. Along with providing the necessary hardware in a virtual environment, students gain access to high quality practical exercises that cover many of the exam topics they will encounter on their certifying exams.

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Online Personal Enrichment & Skill Fundamentals

Online Personal & Professional Short Fundamentals

We offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our courses are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you.

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Online Real Estate and Appraisal

Online Small Business Development Center Courses

Online portal for online workshops, panel discussions, explainer videos and even full-length certification courses in a wide range of topics for small business owners, managers, and aspiring entrepreneurs.  COURSE LISTING, INFORMATION, AND REGISTRATION ONLINE