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North Country Career Center

Adult Education at the North Country Career Center strives to offer courses to meet the emerging needs of employees and employers in our community. Life-long learners will also find courses and workshops to enrich their everyday lives. The listings in our course schedule are not representative of all that we can offer. We welcome communication with prospective business partners and students, as we work together to develop and implement customized courses in our state-of-the-art technical center.

Adult students may also enroll in day programs being offered at the Career Center as space allows. Please call our Newport office at 802-334-5469 extension 3309 for more details, or follow the link to our website for current class information.

Types of Classes at North Country Career Center:

  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)
  • Licensed Nurse Assistant (LNA)
  • Medication Nurse Assistant (MNA)
  • Basic Refrigeration (HVAC-R)
  • Commercial Driver’s License
  • Welding – Beginning
  • Welding – Intermediate
  • Paraeducator Training
  • Step Up to Childcare
  • EPA 608/609
  • OSHA 10
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Prepare to be a Paraprofessional
  • Additional courses may be available by request

Career fields at North Country Career Center:

Upcoming Classes

CDL A – Vermont Commercial Driver’s License Class A

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: March 13, 2023
Class Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
Time:  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Earn your CDL and start your new career. $5600 – Class A (Tuition includes first time permit, endorsement, and road testing fees, drug testing, physical, textbooks, and instruction.) To qualify …

Career Field: Transportation & Heavy Equipment
Training Center: North Country Career Center

CDL HazMat: Entry-Level Driver Training for Hazardous Materials

Type of Class: online
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

Add the HazMat endorsement to your CDL with this course!  This CDL hazmat test course is designed for commercial motor vehicle drivers seeking a hazardous materials (H) endorsement to their …

Career Field: Transportation & Heavy Equipment
Training Center: North Country Career Center

Dental Assisting Program of VACTEA & VSDS

Type of Class: hybrid
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

Train to become a dental assistant in as little as six months.  This hybrid program includes online learning as well as a paid dental assisting training position with a local …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: North Country Career Center

Licensed Nursing Assistant

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: January 24, 2023
End Date: April 6, 2023
Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday,
Time:  4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

This state-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 …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: North Country Career Center

Medical Assistant, Certified Clinical

Type of Class: online
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

Start your career in healthcare as a Medical Assistant in a high-demand position!  Learn medical terminology, medical law and ethics, HIPAA rules, scheduling systems, patient check-in and check-out, contents of a …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: North Country Career Center

Medical Billing & Coding

Type of Class: online
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

There has never been a better time to enter a career in Medical Billing and Coding. This course will prepare you for success in this rewarding career as you learn …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: North Country Career Center

National Electrical Code Update for Licensed Electricians

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: January 28, 2023
End Date: January 29, 2023
Class Days: Saturday, Sunday,
Time:  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Calling all licensed electricians: earn your required 15 hours of board-approved code instruction locally!  This class incorporates the International Association of Electrical Inspectors’ changes to the 2023 NEC program as …

Career Field: Skilled Trades
Training Center: North Country Career Center

NCSU Community Engagements: 21st Century Skills Training

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: October 13, 2022
End Date: November 15, 2022
Class Days: Varies,
Time:  varies

Engaging the public in our schools comes in many forms, from newsletters and online surveys to advisory committees and town-wide forums. This lively, practical training will help you navigate the …

Career Field: Professional Skills
Training Center: North Country Career Center

OSHA-10

Type of Class: online
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

Learn safe work practices and earn your Department of Labor OSHA-10 Construction or General Industry card.  Perfect for anyone in a construction or manufacturing job, our online course can be …

Career Field: Manufacturing
Training Center: North Country Career Center

OSHA-30

Type of Class: online
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

This 30-hour course provides extended safety training for managers and jobsite supervisors.  Successful completers of the course will earn the Department of Labor OSHA-30 Construction or General Industry card.  This …

Career Field: Manufacturing
Training Center: North Country Career Center

Pharmacy Technician

Type of Class: online
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

Pharmacy technicians have become indispensable to the health care industry, and it’s a great time to join this growing field. You’ll gain the skills and knowledge to qualify for entry-level …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: North Country Career Center

Prepare to Become a Paraeducator

Type of Class: hybrid
Start Date: October 20, 2022
End Date: November 17, 2022
Class Days: Thursday,
Time:  4pm-5:30pm

Class includes an introduction to the diverse role of paraeducators in the classroom including understanding various disabilities and their impact upon learning, how to support learners in a way that …

Career Field: Professional Skills
Training Center: North Country Career Center

Contact Information

North Country Career Center

209 Veterans Ave, Newport, VT 05855

Contact: Marina Cole
Phone: (802) 334-5469 ext. 3309
Fax: (802) 334-3492
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