Grant-funded Programs

Intensive Math for Vocational & Technical Trades


Intensive Math for Vocational & Technical Trades

The NEW Intensive Math for Vocational and Technical Trades grant-funded program provides academic instruction for the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and General Assistance (GA) recipients.  The program is designed to help students acquire marketable math and computer skills for entrance into the vocational and technical trades.




v  Instruction in basic math, algebra, geometry, technical math, probability, and basic statistics

v  Academic assessment

v  Basic computer skills including Excel

v  Literacy and computer-based training

v  Job readiness skills

v  Career counseling and job placement assistance

TABE requirements: 5.0 in math; 7.0 in reading and language


Day(s):       Monday – Friday              Times:       8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Course #:   NJS                                  Place:        Paterson, CTC Community Technology Center, TBA

Referrals:  Every Monday

Prerequisites: Customer must be receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or General Assistance (GA). Must have the ability to read, write and converse in English.

Referrals are made through the Passaic County Board of Social Services.

For additional information, please call:  Tel # 973-684-5782 • Email: