NCCC Adult Education

209 Veterans Ave Newport, Vermont

(802) 334-5469 ext. 3309

NCCC Adult Ed classes


Health Careers

Assistance may be available for up to 50% of the tuition on the following classes.

Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) Enroll now $1050 - Tuition $75 - Textbook $150 - Licensing Fees 115 hour State Board of Nursing approved course prepares students for licensing exam. Applications Due June 15, 2019

Certified Phlebotomy Technician REVIEW Enroll now $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). Tuesday, February 26 5:00 - 7:00pm

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 Jan 2020 - Application due December 1, 2019

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) $700 - Tuition $75 - Textbook 140 hour course is designed to prepare students for national certification. Class begins in October 2019 - Application due September 15

Job Ready & Career Exploration

Assistance may be available for up to 50% of the tuition on the following classes.

Oil Burner Bronze Enroll now $1200 payable to VFDA This introductory course offered by the Vermont Fuel Dealers Association will provide both the basic theory and "hands on" program training needed for the proper development of an oil heat service technician. Monday - Friday, March 25-29 and April 1-5 8:00 - 4:00pm REGISTER with VFDA

Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Enroll now $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 - Friday, April 22 - May 24 CCV Newport and driving site in Barton 8:30am - 4:30pm

Welding Enroll now $480 - Tuition Safety and skills in electric arc, oxy-fuel, gas metal arc, and gas tungsten arc. Options for certification. Tuesdays & Thursdays, May 7 -May 30 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Customer Service & Cash Register Enroll now $90 - Tuition Now offering more hands-on training with our school cash registers. Thursdays, May 8 - June 13 4:00 - 5:30pm

OSHA Training - online Enroll now $25 OSHA 10 for General Industry, Construction Industry, Agriculture, and Healthcare from the convenience of home.

Small Engine Repair Enroll now $175 - Tuition $25 - Text (optional) Diagnose and repair a variety of equipment. Thursdays, May 2 - June 13 6:00 - 8:30pm

Prepare to be a Para-educator Enroll now $155 - Tuition (text included) Understand the role and responsibility of this profession. Also includes a review for the ParaPro Exam. Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 3 - 20 6:00 - 8:00pm

Substitute Teacher Training Enroll now FREE Learn about responsibilities and expectations. Minimum requirements for NCSU (48 college credits) and a satisfactory background check. Saturday, May 18 9:00 - 11:00am

General Automotive $325 - Tuition (includes text) Learn service techniques and diagnostics. Currently in session - next class winter 2020

Business Writing $125 - Tuition (text included) Present yourself professionally in emails, letters, reports, and social media. Currently in session

Computer & Office Technology

Assistance may be available for up to 50% of the tuition on the following classes.

New to Computers Enroll now $60 - Tuition Practice with support. Email accounts, create documents, explore the internet. Thursdays, March 14 - 28 5:30 - 7:30pm

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016 Enroll now $100 - Tuition (text included) Skills for your current job, or a resume boost. Tuesdays, April 30 - May 21 5:00 - 7:00pm

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016 Enroll Now $100 - Tuition (text included) In-depth look at advanced formatting features and the utilization of functions. Tuesdays, June 4 - 25 5:00-7:00pm

Microsoft Office 2016 $390 - Tuition (text included) Improve your comfort level with Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Currently in session - Next class Winter 2020

Accounting Basics $250 - Tuition (text included) Very practical for office workers and small business owners. Beginners welcome. Coming Spring/Summer 2019!

Educational Training

Assistance may be available for up to 50% of the tuition on the following classes.

Memoir Writing Enroll now $160 - Tuition Work with a writing professor to shape your life experience into a unique story. Wednesdays, March 13 - May 1 6:00 - 8:00pm

Mental Health First Aid Enroll now FREE Learn how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses. Important training for teachers and those working with young people who may be struggling. Thursdays, March 14 & 21 5:30 - 8:30pm

STOP THE BLEED Enroll now FREE Hands-on training that empowers bystanders to respond to a bleeding emergency in the critical minutes before EMS help arrives. Tuesday, March 12 6:00 - 7:30pm OR Saturday, March 2 9:00 - 10:30pm

Conversational French $120 - Tuition Basic French for customer service or personal travel needs. Class currently in session

Grant Writing & Grantsmanship $120 - Tuition Consider general and specific techniques which can increase the chances of funding for grant proposals. Coming Spring/Summer 2019

Google for Educators $60 - Tuition Improve your organization, communication, and grading with Google Drive, Google Classroom, and PowerTeacher. No more excuses about lost assignments. Students can access your curriculum from their cell phone. Next class Fall 2019

Board Roles and Responsibilities Preparing current and potential board members to fulfill their fiduciary and social responsibility. Next class - Fall 2019

Culinary Training

Assistance may be available for up to 50% of the tuition

ServSafe - Food Handler's Training Enroll now $25 - Tuition Safety practices for preparing and serving food. National certification, practical for all food service employees. Saturday, March 9 9:00 - 11:30am OR Saturday, June 1 9:00 - 11:30am

ServSafe - Manager Training Enroll now $180 - Tuition Train employees in food sanitation, and preventing foodborne illness. Industry recognized credential. Saturday, June 8 8:00am - 4:00pm


Beekeeping Enroll now $20 - Tuition Explore the biology and management of a backyard hive and discuss a low-cost approach to keeping backyard bees. Tuesday, April 2 5:30 - 8:30pm

Lead Training - EMP Certification We are partnering with the Department of Health to offer Vermont Lead Law - Essential Maintenance Practices Training Course, which is required for pre-1978 rental property owners and persons performing maintenance repairs and renovation.

Date to be announced for June

Soil Science Enroll now $20 - Tuition Increase the bounty of your harvest with tips for soil amendment. Tuesday, April 9 5:30-7:30pm

Kombucha Brewing Enroll now $25 - Tuition Make your own fermented tea. Includes science of this process, ingredients, SCOBY (mother), and container. Tuesday, March 12 5:30 - 7:30pm

Personal Enrichment

Crochet for Beginner Enroll now $85 (includes materials) Instruction will include chain, slip stitch, single crochet, double crochet, half double crochet reading a pattern, and understanding how to choose hook size and gauge. Tuesdays, May 7 - 28 6:00 - 8:00pm

Beginning Genealogy Enroll now $80 - Tuition Find records that can begin the creation of a family tree. Wednesdays, March 6 - 27 5:30 - 7:30pm

Austrian Comfort Food - CLASS FULL $25 - Tuition Chef Fritz teaches the secrets of Hungarian gulasch with a side of spatzle. Tuesday, February 19 5:00- 8:00pm

Ceramics Studio 1 & 2 - CLASS FULL $75 - Tuition (materials included) $60 - Tuition for Studio 2 (materials included) Explore sculptural and functional ceramics.

Basic Digital Photography Enroll now $60 Learn how to maximize the full manual operation of your DSLR camera, as well as photography basics: the exposure triangle, composition, and lighting. Students bring their own DSLR camera to class. Thursdays, May 9 - 23 6:00 - 8:00pm

Advanced Digital Photography Enroll now $80 If you have some digital photography skills and are ready for the next level, join us on four spring evenings to continue your learning. Pre-requisite “Basic Digital Photography” at NCCC Adult Education or instructor permission. Thursdays, May 30 - June 20 6:00 - 8:00pm

Introduction to Painting Techniques $100 - Tuition (materials included) Color theory, perspective, shapes and forms, value, and shading. Class currently in session

Knitting for Pleasure $80 - Tuition (supply list available) Basic techniques in knitting, purling, cable, casting on, and binding off. Class currently in session



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