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Certified Production Technician (CPT)  (REMOTE)

The Certified Production Technician (CPT) certificate program is an industry-recognized credential provided by the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC). This certification addresses the core technical competencies of higher skilled production workers in all sectors of manufacturing. The CPT program consists of four individual certificate modules: Safety, Quality Control, Maintenance, and Manufacturing Processes & Production, and a full Certified Production Technician (CPT) Certificate to those who pass all four original modules. The program is 80 hours of coursework, which is a combination of self-paced and instructor-led.

Recommended: Individuals should have an 8th-grade math level and 10th-grade reading level; high school diploma or equivalency; and basic computer keyboarding, browser, email proficiency.


NCBUS-CS089-01    cost: $1,950

Dates Aug 17 - Sept 10               Time  10am-11am (Instructor Led)

Sessions    16                 Instructor     Darryl Price

Day    M,TU,W,TH            NOTES:  10-11 am instructor-led remotely and 4 hours self-paced thereafter online. Exam date TBD by the instructor.


Construction Project Management

The Center for Continuing Studies’ Construction Management Program enables today’s construction industry managers to put principles and theories into immediate action on the job. Complete your projects on time and on budget.  Earn our Certificate or take just the courses that interest you.  To earn the certificate, you must complete all 9 courses.




These classes are for general contractors who are seeking to advance their careers and become New Jersey State Inspectors for local municipalities. The New Jersey State Department of Community Affairs (DCA) offers tuition reimbursement for qualified applicants. The information below lists the courses Mercer County Community College will offer this term. All course work within a particular discipline must be taken in the appropriate sequence (i.e. RCS, ICS, HHS). For a complete list of the courses offered statewide, see the DCA website at


For hybrid courses that have an online component, students must have a computer with a speaker and microphone and Chrome browser and a valid email address.

Please note: After successfully completing the required courses, contractors also need to pass National Exams. Students that need additional material and training for the national exams or having questions about requirements or textbooks should contact the DCA Licensing Unit 609-984-7820 or go to All UCC courses will use the current New Jersey Uniform Construction Code textbook. Students are responsible for purchasing the required books. 

Building Inspector RCS  (REMOTE)

This course covers the administrative, plan review and inspection requirements for structural, energy, radon, and mechanical systems applicable to Class III structures. Textbook Required: 2018 International Building Code, 2018 International Mechanical Code and the 2018 International Fuel Gas Code.


NCUCC-CS001-01 / 9.0CEU / cost: $938

Dates Sept 15 - Dec 3                Time 5:30-9:30pm

Sessions     23           Instructor   James Strang

Day    TU, TH                  NOTES:   No class Nov 26


Electrical Inspector ICS  (REMOTE)

This 60-hour course covers system designs, electrical service design and sizing branch circuits, plan review and field inspection. Also systematic plans analysis, material requirements, installation methods, basic inspection, report writing, violation notices, and record-keeping. Uniform Construction Code organization and content, electrical sub code and other related topics.  Textbook required: National Electric Code 2017 NFPA 70.

This is a hybrid course that meets online and in class. The online portion will be discussed in class.


NCUCC-CS003-01 / 6.0 CEU / cost: $660

Dates Sep 9 – Nov 16                 Time 5:30-8:30pm

Sessions     20       Instructor     Scott Borsos

Day    M, W          Notes: Nov 9 field trip to be confirmed