Business Information Worker I

Program for English Language Learners (2022 Fall Semester only; 16 hours/week)

two students at the NOCE computers. One student is guiding the other on how to move forward on the computer screen.

This program welcomes ESL Program students with Intermediate High writing skills or above. 16 hours every week includes ten (10) hours of live online class meetings and six (6) hours of independent online course work in Canvas. A keyboarding speed of 15-20 WPM is recommended.

Develop the communication and job training skills needed to get a job as a clerk typist, office assistant, or receptionist. In this 18-week Integrated Basic Skills & Education Training (I-BEST) the program, students will learn how to:

  • Perform entry-level office and Administrative support tasks.
  • Find and keep an entry-level office job, including preparing for a job interview.
  • Communicate with customers, coworkers, and employers.
  • Use Microsoft Office and the Internet.
  • Think critically and solve problems in the workplace.

Build your English and job skills at the same time! One group of students (30 maximum) will complete these courses together, with the same instructors, in one semester.

Students must commit to the full 18 weeks for 16 hours each week. Only one absence per BIW class is allowed.

Business Information Worker

Median Hourly Wage*: $15.74

*Median hourly wage is the average between the highest-paid 50% and lowest-paid 50%. Most students will start at entry-level wages. Taken from the EDD Occupational Employment & Wage Data as of June 2019.

BIW I Registration/Information

To register for all classes in the program or for more information:
714.808.4638 | ESL4ALL@noce.edu

Live Online Class Meetings

All students will meet with both instructors for live online class meetings in Zoom (Links provided by teacher):

Earn Two State-Approved Certificates:

Business Information Worker I (CTE)

  • Computer Keyboarding – Beginning
  • Office Essentials
  • Computer Concepts and Applications I
  • Microsoft Outlook Fundamentals
  • Computer Concepts and Applications II
  • Written Communications for Business
  • Business Math for Office Technology

ESL for Workforce Preparation, Advanced (ESL)

  • ESL Workforce Readiness, Adv
  • ESL Workforce Advancement Skills, Adv

Personal Care Aide

Program for English Language Learners (2022 Fall Semester only; 16 hours/week)

two students in the personal care aide class, learning to change bedsheets while a patient is still in bed

This program welcomes ESL Program students only at Intermediate High level or above. 16 hours every week includes online and on-campus instruction and coursework in canvas.

Develop the communication and job training skills needed to get a job as a Personal Care Aide (PCA). In this 18-week Integrated Basic Skills & Education Training (I-BEST) program, students will learn how to:

  • Perform the tasks of a Personal Care Aide in a consumer’s home or in a residential care setting
  • Prepare for a job interview for PCA
  • Find and keep a PCA job
  • Communicate with clients, families, and employers

Build your English and job skills at the same time! One group of students (30 maximum) will complete these courses together, with the same instructors, in one term.

Students must commit to the full 18 weeks for 16 hours each week. Only one absence per PCA class is allowed.

Personal Care Aide

Median Hourly Wage*: $13.41

*Median hourly wage is the average between the highest-paid 50% and lowest-paid 50%. Most students will start at entry-level wages. Taken from the EDD Occupational Employment & Wage Data as of June 2019.

PCA Registration/Information

To register for all classes in the program or for more information:
714.808.4638 | ESL4ALL@noce.edu

Live Online Class Meetings

All students will meet with both instructors for live online class meetings in Zoom (Links provided by teacher):

In-Person Class Meetings

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Earn Two State-Approved Certificates:

Personal Care Aide (CTE)

  • Personal Care Aide I
  • Personal Care Aide II
  • Personal Care Aide III

ESL for Workforce Preparation, Advanced (ESL)

  • ESL Workforce Readiness, Adv
  • ESL Workforce Advancement Skills, Adv