NCCC Adult Education

209 Veterans Ave Newport, Vermont

(802) 334-5469 ext. 3309

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Health Careers

Up to 50% TUITION ASSISTANCE may be available

Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)

$1050 - Tuition / $75 - Textbook / $150 - Licensing Fees

115 hour State Board of Nursing approved course prepares students for licensing exam.

Applications Due: Dec. 20, 2019

Orientation: Jan. 10, 2020 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Full Schedule

Medication Nursing Assistant (MNA)

$1400 - Tuition / $100 - Textbook

100 hour course offered to LNAs who hold an unencumbered Vermont LNA license and have 4000 hours of LNA experience (2000 hours in a long term care nursing facility). National certification results in an endorsement from the Vermont Board of Nursing, which allows the passing of certain medications at a Level 2 facility.

Class begins in Summer 2020

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)


$700 - Tuition / $75 - Text

140 hour course is designed to prepare students for national certification.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, Oct. 1 - Feb. 13

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Saturdays, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, Jan. 11, Jan. 25

8:00am - 4:00pm

Full Schedule with holidays

Introduction to Phlebotomy


This course covers the proper collection of blood specimens, choice of proper phlebotomy equipment, venipuncture techniques, patient care, safety, tests, and quality assurance. The course is designed to provide a minimum of 20 hours of practical instruction and skills development in phlebotomy.

(Through CCV - Newport)

Certified Phlebotomy Technician Review

$50 - Tuition (plus $115 exam)

Once students have completed their 45 hour CCV Phlebotomy course, they can apply to be part of this 5 hour certification opportunity. Students will have a two hour exam review. Then students will sit for two - three hours for the nationally recognized CPT exam through National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Next certification opportunity Fall 2019

Job Ready & Career Exploration

Up to 50% TUITION ASSISTANCE may be available

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

$5200 - Class A (Tuition includes permit, license, and testing fees)

$3500 - Upgrade B to A

To qualify for a CDL in Vermont, you must be at least 18, have a valid driver’s license, pass a vision exam, and obtain a medical certificate. The United States Department of Transportation requires that all drivers, who transport materials across state lines, be at least 21.

Monday to Friday, Oct. 14 - Nov. 22

8:30am - 4:30pm



$480 - Tuition

Safety and skills in electric arc, oxy-fuel, gas metal arc, and gas tungsten arc. Options for certification.

Thursdays, Oct. 3 - Nov. 21

5:00 - 8:00pm

Vermont Electrical and Plumbing Apprenticeships

Classes begin in September each year and are generally held in Barre, Hartford, Rutland, Springfield and Essex Junction. Selected classes are also offered in Newport and in St. Johnsbury, depending upon need.

Please contact Sarah Ballou, Department of Labor


General Automotive

$325 - Tuition (includes text)

Learn basic service techniques and diagnostics.

Next class Winter 2020

Small Engine Repair


$175 - Tuition / $25 - Text optional

This popular class offers hands-on experience involving a variety of small engines, the necessary tools, diagnosing and common test equipment.

Thursdays, Oct. 3 - Nov. 14

6:00 - 8:30pm

OSHA Training - Online

$25 - Registration fee

OSHA 10 for General Industry, Construction Industry, Agriculture, and Healthcare from the convenience of home.

Prepare to be a Para-educator

$160 - Tuition (text included)

Understand the role and responsibility of this profession. Also includes a review and testing for the ParaPro Exam.

Spring 2020

Transitioning to Supervisor


$120 - Tuition (text included)

New supervisors and those considering leadership positions can discuss and role-play: effective communication strategies, methods for managing and motivating former co-workers, resolving conflicts, delegation, problem solving, and building trust.

Wednesdays, Nov. 6 - Dec. 11 (no class Nov. 27)

5:30 - 7:30pm

Business Writing for Professionals

$120 - Tuition (text included)

Present yourself professionally in emails, letters, reports, and social media. In class exercises will help you tighten your message, master your tone, and edit your own grammar.

Winter 2020

Computer & Office Technology

Up to 50% TUITION ASSISTANCE may be available

Introduction Microsoft Excel


$150 - Tuition (text included)

Need Excel skills for your job, or looking for a resume boost? Even “non-techie” beginners will find it easy to learn Excel in this fun course where you will get the training, help, and personal support from an experienced instructor.

Wednesdays, Oct. 2 - 30

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Intermediate Microsoft Excel

$150 - Tuition (text included)

This intermediate level expands students' learning of Excel 2016 with an in-depth look at advanced formatting features and the utilization of functions.

Wednesdays, Nov. 6 - Dec. 11 (No class Nov. 27)

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Advanced Microsoft Excel


$125 - Tuition (text included)

This advanced level course will further students’ proficiency with an in-depth at tables and pivot charts, financial functions, macros and workbook protection. ***Prerequisite: Intermediate Excel 2016***

Wednesdays, Sept. 4 - 25

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Quickbooks Fundamentals


$280 - Tuition (text included)

Learn computerized bookkeeping/accounting programs for personal and small business finances. Streamline earnings, deductions, checking, payroll, inventory, purchase orders, assets, equity, tax reports, and more.

Tuesdays, Oct. 8 - Nov. 26

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Microsoft Office

$390 - Tuition (text included)

Improve your comfort level with Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Leads to Certiport Microsoft Office Specialist Certification!

Next class Winter 2020

Educational Training

Up to 50% TUITION ASSISTANCE may be available

Youth Mental Health First Aid


Important training for those living and working with youth ages 12 to 17 who may be struggling. Conversations about typical youth development vs signs and symptoms of a developing mental health illness will be discussed in this interactive workshop.

Thursdays, Oct. 17 - 24

5:30 - 8:30pm

Adult Mental Health First Aid


Learn to Identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness in adults ages 18 and up. Details of different illnesses and how they can lead to a crisis situation along with how to connect with professional help in our community.

Thursdays, Nov. 7 - 14

5:30 - 8:30pm

Culinary Training

Up to 50% TUITION ASSISTANCE may be available

ServSafe - Food Handler's Training

$25 - Tuition

Safety practices for preparing and serving food. National certification, practical for all food service employees.

Saturday, Nov. 23

9:00am - 11:30am

ServSafe - Manager Training

$160 - Tuition

Train employees in food sanitation, and preventing foodborne illness. Industry recognized credential.

Saturday, Nov. 9

8:00am - 4:00pm

Apple Strudel

$25 - Tuition

Work with Chef Fritz of the Derby Line Village Inn to create his famous apple strudel.

Tuesday, Nov. 12

5:00 - 8:00pm

Personal Enrichment

Painting with Acrylics

$100 - Tuition

Still life techniques, color mixing, tone, value, brushwork, texture, composition, palette knife use, emotional/personal expression, will be the foundation of this class.

Tuesdays, Oct. 29 - Nov. 19

6:00 -8:00pm

Ceramics Studio (Session 1)


$75 - Tuition ($60 for former students)

All are welcome to come and play with clay, as we explore sculptural and functional ceramics. Carry on to Session 2 for only $60.

Thursdays, Oct. 10-24

6:00 - 8:00pm

Ceramics Studio (Session 2)

$75 - Tuition ($60 for Session 1 & former students)

New students, Session 1 students, and former students are all invited to join Ally for three more weeks of fun.

Thursdays, Nov. 7-21

6:00 - 8:00pm

Conversational Spanish


$120 - Tuition

Begin exploring language skills for a variety of basic needs including, travel, dining/food preparation, entertainment, medical maladies, and simple conversations with native speakers.

Wednesdays, Oct. 2 - Nov. 20


Knitting for Beginners


$80 - Tuition

Instruction will include basic techniques in knitting, purling, cable, casting on, and binding off.

Thursdays, Oct. 3 - 24

6:00- 8:00pm

Continuing Education for Plumbing and Heating

Located at the Harold Haynes Land Lab, 633 Upper Quarry Rd in Newport

Vermont Aboveground Storage Tank Rules & NORA Oil Tank Seminar

$20 per student

Earn 2 NORA CEU’s and learn proper design, installation, and inspection of consumer heating oil tanks.This training is for office staff, fuel drivers, and heating technicians.

Monday, Oct. 21

2:00 - 4:00pm

NORA Silver Seminar & Exam

$150 per student

Certification opportunity for oil heat technicians that meet requirements for NORA Silver.

Tuesday, Oct. 22

8:00am - 4:30pm

Vermont Propane/Natural Gas Continuing Education Seminar

$130 VFDA Members

$200 Non-Members

VFDA’s 8 Hour CETP Seminar fulfills the renewal requirements for Propane & Natural Gas Certification. The seminar includes the required two hours of CO/Venting instruction (VTFP-1)

Friday, Oct. 25

8:00am - 4:30pm

Driver's Education at NCCC

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$800 Includes drug testing

This course is for teenagers or adults who have a current Vermont Learner’s Permit and want to obtain a Vermont Driver’s License. While this course meets all state requirements, it places special emphasis on crash avoidance, situational awareness, and zone control. The academic component includes 15 or 16 classroom lessons, each lesson being 2 hours long. The driving component typically includes 12 or 13 behind-the-wheel lessons, in which students receive ½ hour of instruction and observing an additional ½ to 1 hour.

Mandatory Orientation for students and parents: Wednesday, Dec. 4 (Room 380)

6:00 - 8:30pm

Classroom Dates: Tuesday & Wednesdays, Dec. 4 - 18, Jan. 7- 29, Feb. 4-11 (Room 433)

4:30 - 6:30pm

Online Learning

*our office can help with funding for online learning

A wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our courses are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you.

Medical Terminology, A to Z Grantwriting, and more!

Open enrollment into programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations designed by a team of professionals from each respective field Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience, responding to any questions or concerns, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

Medical Billing & Coding, Certified Bookkeeper, AutoCAD, and more!