ELIZABETH – Attention all Elizabeth Residents! From Sept. 7 to Sept. 24, Union County College’s Retail Skills Center, located in Jersey Gardens Mall, will be offering free job training to all residents who qualify. The free job training will be in the areas of Customer Service and Sales. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
For those who need to take their courses in the evening, the same program will be offered from Sept. 7 to Oct. 20. Class will be held Monday through Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Through this programming, students will earn a certificate from Union County College and will develop their communications skills and how to sell features and benefits. Students will also perform role plays throughout the class so they can understand how to deal with different scenarios that may arise when in their job. As well, students will update their resumes and will practice interviewing.
Information sessions for both the day and evening classes will be held on Aug. 25, Aug. 26, Sept. 1, and Sept. 2, at 11 a.m. or 1 p.m.
To register for either course, call 1-908-355-4444, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A social security number is required to enroll.
The Retail Skills Center is located in the lower level of the Jersey Gardens Mall, Entrance D by the Concierge Desk. Jersey Gardens Mall is located at 651 Kapkowski Road in Elizabeth.
This course is paid for under the Urban Enterprise Zone program.
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