NCCC Adult Education

209 Veterans Ave Newport, Vermont

(802) 334-5469 ext. 3309

ncccadulted@ncsuvt.org

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Health Careers

Up to 50% TUITION ASSISTANCE may be available

Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)

$1200 - Tuition / $75 - Textbook

This 115 hour State Board of Nursing approved course focuses on essentials for nursing assistants, and safe and effective practices in the health care setting. Students learn the basics of assisting patients, body mechanics, ethics, and communication, while preparing for licensing exam. The written and skill LNA test is scheduled upon completion. Applicants must be able to pass a background check. Proof of immunizations and current TB test required.

Applications Due: Dec. 20

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

Full Schedule

Next opportunity: Summer 2020

Medication Nursing Assistant (MNA)

$1400 - Tuition / $100 - Textbook

This class is offered to LNAs who hold an unencumbered Vermont LNA license and have no fewer than 4000 hours of LNA experience, 2000 hours or one year must be in a long term care nursing facility. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED and successfully complete TABE in Applied Mathematics Level D6.

Summer 2020

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).

Review: Thursday, Jan. 9

5:30 - 7:30pm

Next opportunity: Spring 2020

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)

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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

$700 - Tuition / $75 - Text

This 140 course is designed to teach students the skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level, and prepare them for certification by the National Registry of EMT's.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, Oct. 1 - Feb. 13

6:00 - 9:00pm

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

8:00am - 4:00pm

Full Schedule with holidays

ACTIVE

Next opportunity: Fall 2020

Job Ready & Career Exploration

Up to 50% TUITION ASSISTANCE may be available

Woodworking

WINTER 2020

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$200 - Tuition

Interested in woodworking for pleasure, or thinking of becoming part of the growing furniture making industry? This course will cover tool safety for machine and hand tools, micrometer usage, shop math, gluing techniques, and finish work.

Tuesdays, Feb. 11 - Mar. 31

6:00 - 8:00pm

General Automotive

WINTER 2020

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$255 - Tuition

Students will learn basic service techniques, gain an understanding of diagnostics, and become proficient with scan tools.

Thursdays, Feb. 6 - Mar. 26

6:00 - 9:00pm

Welding

WINTER 2020

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$480 - Tuition

Learn skills in basic electric arc, oxy-fuel, gas metal arc, and gas tungsten arc welding processes, as well as the safety procedures required to set up and shut down welding equipment. Industrial standards and American Welding Society standards are the foundation of our curriculum. Teaching will be accelerated depending on student’s experience. The goal for many will be preparation for AWS certification.

Thursdays, Feb. 6 - Mar. 26

5:00 - 8:00pm

Customer Service & Cash Register Training

WINTER 2020

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$120 - Tuition

Learn how to serve customers with confidence and impress managers with your capability. Now offering more hands-on training with our school cash registers.

Tuesdays, Mar. 10 - Apr. 14

3:30 - 5:30pm

Personal Finance

WINTER 2020

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$80 - Tuition

This course is designed for young adults with special needs who are exploring money management.

Tuesdays, Feb. 4 - Feb. 25

3:30 - 5:30pm

Business Communication for Professionals

WINTER 2020

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$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.

Wednesdays, Feb. 5 - Mar. 4

5:30 - 7:30pm

Transitioning to Supervisor

WINTER 2020

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$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, Mar. 11 - Apr. 8

5:30 - 7:30pm

OSHA Training - Online

$25 - Registration fee

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

Online

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

WINTER 2020

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$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.

Orientation: Apr. 14, 10:00am - 12:30pm

Monday to Friday, Apr. 20 - May 29

8:30am - 4:30pm

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.

Next opportunity: Spring 2020

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.

Next opportunity: Spring 2020

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

802-728-1680

Computer & Office Technology

Up to 50% TUITION ASSISTANCE may be available

Quickbooks Fundamentals

WINTER 2020

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$260 - 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, Feb. 11 - Mar. 31

6:00 - 8:00pm

Microsoft Office

WINTER 2020

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$390 - Tuition (text included)

Improve your comfort level with Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Great for personal computing needs or a resume boost. Limit 8 students.

Wednesdays, Feb. 5 - Apr. 8

5:00 - 8:00pm

Microsoft Word

WINTER 2020

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$220- Tuition (text included)

Produce professional-looking documents. Features included are typing, formatting, editing, document spacing, margins, page numbering and saving a document.

Thursdays, Feb. 13 - Mar. 19

5:30 - 7:30pm

Adobe Lightroom

WINTER 2020

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$45 - Tuition

Explore image organization and manipulation software. Skills covered include: importing/saving, organizing, reducing image “noise” and distortion, polishing and perfecting images from raw exposures, and sharing large numbers of digital images.

*Students must bring personal laptop with software.*

Thursdays, Jan. 23 - Feb. 6

5:30 - 7:00pm

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

5:00 - 7:00pm

Next Opportunity: TBA

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)

5:00 - 7:00pm

ACTIVE

Next Opportunity: TBA

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***

Next Opportunity: TBA





Educational Training

Up to 50% TUITION ASSISTANCE may be available

Youth Mental Health First Aid

WINTER 2020

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FREE

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.

Tuesdays, Feb. 4 - 11

5:30 - 8:30pm

Adult Mental Health First Aid

WINTER 2020

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FREE

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.

Tuesdays, Feb. 18 - 25

5:30 - 8:30pm

Opiate Awareness in Canaan

WINTER 2020

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FREE

Join Department of Health as they lead an informative three evening workshop to help community members learn more about opiate addiction and resources available for those in need. Dinner will be provided for each session.

Wednesdays, Jan 29, Feb 12, Feb 19 (all dates included)

5:00 - 7:00pm

Conversational French

WINTER 2020

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$120 - Tuition

Learn some basic French for customer service or personal travel needs. Curriculum will focus on asking and giving directions, having a phone conversation, shopping, restaurants, and basic medical maladies.

Tuesdays , Mar. 31 - May 19

6:00 - 7:30pm

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

6:00 - 7:30pm

ACTIVE

Next Opportunity: Fall 2020

Culinary Training

Up to 50% TUITION ASSISTANCE may be available

Spice It Up - Cooking Series

WINTER 2020

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$120 - Tuition

Begin unraveling the tasting mystery of "what's in that meat, marinade or dressing that makes creates this aroma and color?” Learn how to maximize flavor in your own cooking with herbs, spices, and marinades. Each class includes hand-ons learning, tasting, and recipes.

Tuesdays, Feb. 18 - Mar. 3

5:00 - 8:00pm

Kombucha Brewing

WINTER 2020

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$25 - Tuition

Learn how to make this popular fermented tea. Class includes science of this process, ingredients, SCOBY (mother), and container.

Tuesday, Feb. 18

5:30 - 7:30pm

Austrian Comfort Food

WINTER 2020

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$25 - Tuition

Join Chef Fritz of the Derby Line Village Inn as he teaches you how to make the perfect comfort dinner.

Tuesday, Feb. 11

5:00 - 8:00pm

ServSafe - Manager Training

WINTER 2020

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$160 - Tuition

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

Saturday, Mar. 21

8:00am - 4:00pm

ServSafe - Food Handler's Training

$25 - Tuition

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

Monday, Dec. 2

2:00 - 5:00pm

Apple Strudel

$25 - Tuition

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

Next opportunity: Fall 2020


Personal Enrichment

Ceramics Studio (Session 1)

WINTER 2020

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$65 - Tuition

All are welcome to come and play with clay, as we explore sculptural and functional ceramics.

Thursdays, Feb. 13 - 27

6:00 - 8:00pm

Ceramics Studio (Session 2)

WINTER 2020

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$65 - Tuition

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

Thursdays, Mar. 12 - 26

6:00 - 8:00pm

Clothing Construction

WINTER 2020

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$160 - Tuition

Operate sewing equipment, consider design concepts, prepare a pattern, and complete a custom clothing item.

Tuesdays, Mar. 10 - Apr. 14

5:30 - 7:30pm

Memoir Writing

WINTER 2020

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$160 - Tuition

Gain focus on the steps that shape life experiences into unique stories. Read excerpts from published memoirs and discuss different styles. Use varied exercises to generate details that will build your story. No experience necessary. Beginner and intermediate writers. Bring a notebook, pen and your ideas.

Thursdays, Feb. 13 - Apr. 2

5:30 - 7:30pm

Knitting Hats

WINTER 2020

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$75 - Tuition and materials

Students with basic knitting experience can learn to knit in a round, change colors, increase and decrease stitches. Intermediate knitters can experiment with cable and fairisle patterns.

Tuesdays, Feb. 4 - 18

6:00 - 8:00pm

Learn to Quilt

Learn rotary cutting techniques, piecing techniques, basic seam pressing, & assemble a quilt block.

Next opportunity: Spring 2020


Workshops


Beekeeping Workshop

WINTER 2020

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$20 - Tuition

Explore the biology and management of a backyard hive and discuss a low-cost approach to keeping backyard bees.

Tuesday, Apr. 14

5:30 - 8:30pm

Stop the Bleed

WINTER 2020

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FREE

Hands-on training that empowers bystanders to respond to a bleeding emergency in the critical minutes before EMS help arrives.

*1 Class, 2 different dates*

Register for the day that fits your schedule!

Tuesday, Mar. 10

6:00 - 7:30pm

OR

Saturday, Mar. 21

9:00 - 10:30am

School Bus Clinic New/Renewal

WINTER 2020

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$40 - Tuition

Take steps towards becoming a bus driver and/or complete required renewal training.

*Register now through us. Payment by cash or check will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class.*

Saturday, Feb. 1

8:00am - 4:00pm

Snowmobile Safety

WINTER 2020

FREE

If you were born after July 1, 1983, this class is required to operate a snowmobile. Must be 12 years or older.

Tuesday & Thursday, Dec. 10 & 12

6:00 - 9:00pm

Contact Gary Le Baron at (802) 673-5430 for more information.





Continuing Education for Plumbing and Heating

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

Next opportunity: TBA


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

Next opportunity: Summer 2020

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!


Online Learning with UVM

2019 UVM Extension Master Gardener Course

$425 - Tuition (includes drug testing)

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

Learn to create a healthy, sustainable home landscape & grow your own food! Become a volunteer and teach others environmentally friendly, research-based practices. Course offered online, statewide, non-credit.

Questions?

Email: master.gardener@uvm.edu

Phone: 802-656-9562

Registration deadline: Jan. 15, 4:30pm

Jan. 17 - May 15