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Community Courses

Non-credit courses are offered by various departments at the College. See below for more information.

Community Courses Registration Instructions

For the Basic Rider Course, please register at www.mts1.com. For all other courses, please email [email protected] and/or call 845-784-4911.

This course is designed for the new motorcycle rider! The BRC course consists of approximately five hours of classroom and ten hours of on-cycle instruction, conducted over two or three sessions. Successful completion may serve as a license test waiver program in New York State, and a course completion card may provide a rider with an insurance discount.

Motorcycles and helmets are provided for your use during the course.

Dates

  • April 16-17, 2022
  • April 23 – 24, 2022
  • April 30 – May 1, 2022
  • May 14 – 15, 2022
  • May 21 – 22, 2022

Days: Saturday and Sunday
Time
: 8 am – 5 pm
Cost: $385

The 5-Hour Pre-Licensing Course provides a convenient driver education option for new drivers seeking their first license. The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (NYSDMV) requires all new drivers to complete this training before scheduling an appointment for their road test. You’ll learn safe driving skills, rules of the road, and state traffic laws — and you’ll be one step closer to getting your New York driver’s license.

Dates: June 17, 2022; June 24, 2022
Day: Friday
Time
: 4 pm – 9 pm
Cost: $45

The New York State accident prevention course is part of the New York State Department of Motor Vehicle’s Point and Insurance Reduction Program. This course is designed to teach motorists driving strategies that help minimize risks associated with hazards on the road. In addition, this defensive driving course includes applicable New York state traffic laws that help drivers use safer driving techniques to avoid and prevent accidents. The defensive driving course allows you to reduce up to four points on your driving record and provides you with a mandatory 10% insurance reduction for 3 years.

Dates: May 20, 2022; May 27, 2022
Day: Friday
Time
: 3 pm – 9 pm
Cost: $45

Attend this program to satisfy the professional education requirements of New York and New Jersey for all licensees engaged in the practice of public accounting.

Approval Codes: New York – 000175   New Jersey – 20CE00027400

Registration fee includes a complete outline of the presentation and a copy of J.K. Lasser’s Tax Guide.

DATE: TBD
TIME: TBD
FEE: TBD
COURSE NUMBER: CPA 111 101, CPA 111 102
LOCATION: TBD

Motorcycle Training Solutions, Inc.

  • #1 in the Hudson Valley
  • Work with M.S.F. certified, experienced RiderCoaches
  • Anyone who possesses a NY State driver’s license and a valid NY State motorcycle permit is eligible for the Road Test Waiver upon successful completion of the BasicRider Course
  • Motorcycles provided; helmets can be provided if needed
  • Course structure: approximately 1/3 classroom time and 2/3 riding time

Learn if motorcycle riding is for you through the MSF BasicRider Course. This is a 15-20 hour rider course. Your RiderCoaches are nationally certified by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF). You will be learning basic skills like straight line riding, turning, shifting and stopping. Once accomplished, you will progress to cornering, swerving, advanced/emergency braking, speed selection and more. There will be both classroom time and riding course experience. Successfully completing the course entitles you to a DMV Motorcycle Road Test Waiver. This waiver is issued at the completion of the class. You are responsible for bringing the waiver to the DMV to receive your motorcycle endorsement, which will apply to your existing NYS Driver’s license.

Requirements for BasicRider Course / Road Test Waiver

  • A current and valid NYS Driver’s License.
  • A current and valid MYS Motorcycle Permit (photocopies of both to be taken at class).
  • Proper riding gear – visit mts1.com for details.
  • Motorcycles and course material are supplied.
  • Motorcycle Training Solutions, Inc. is the only certified motorcycle instruction school in Rockland County that offers the NY State DMV approved Road Test Waiver.

 

FEE: $300.00
SESSIONS: 15 ½ (core curriculum) – 20 hrs
LOCATION: RCC Main Campus, Suffern, NY
PRESENTER: Motorcycle Training Solutions, Inc.

Register online at:
mts1.com
or Call 845-784-4911

Rockland Community College, an NYS DCJS certified security guard training school, offers the following NYS mandated security training courses. All courses are taught by certified instructors.

8-Hour Pre-Assignment Training for Security Guards

This is an 8-hour course required by New York State as the first step in obtaining a security guard registration card from the New York State Department of State. The course provides the student with a general overview of the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics covered in this course include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, and ethics and conduct. The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course.

DATES: TBD
TIME: TBD
FEE: $75
HOURS: 8
LOCATION: Suffern (Rockland County), Fieldhouse, Room 5211
INSTRUCTOR: TBD

SCHOOL CODE: 432320

8-HOUR Annual In-Service

This is an 8-hour course that must be completed within 12 calendar months from completion of the 16 Hour On-the-Job Training Course for Security Guards, and annually thereafter. The course is structured to provide the student with updated and enhanced information on the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. The eight-hour annual in-service course is comprised of 8 topics that include 6 mandated topics and 2 elective topics.

DATES: TBD
TIME: TBD
INSTRUCTOR: TBD
FEE: $75
HOURS: 8
LOCATION: Suffern (Rockland County), Fieldhouse, Room 5211
SCHOOL CODE: 432320

16-Hour On-the-job Training for Security Guards

This is a 16-hour course that must be completed within 90 days of employment as a security guard. The course provides the student with detailed information on the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics covered in this course include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, ethics and conduct, incident command system, and terrorism. The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course.

DATES: TBD
Time: TBD
FEE: $100
HOURS: 16
LOCATION: Suffern (Rockland County), Fieldhouse, Room 5211

Call 845-574-4781 for more information


Refund Policy

  • Students will receive a 100% refund prior to the start of instruction.
  • Courses divided between two days, student will receive a 50% refund if requested before start of second day.
  • Courses divided into four sessions, the refund schedule shall be 75%, 50%, and 25%.
  • A security guard training school cannot assess any non-refundable registration fees, cancellation fees, or deposits.

Call 845-574-4518 or email us at [email protected] for more information.