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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: August 22, 2022
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

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

Emergency Medical Technician

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: September 1, 2022
End Date: November 12, 2022
Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday,
Time:  6-9pm T/TH; 8am - 4pm SA

This 140-hour 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 …

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

HAVCR – Basic Refrigeration & Charging Procedures

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: September 19, 2022
End Date: November 30, 2022
Class Days: Monday, Wednesday,
Time:  3pm - 6 pm

This course is an introduction to air conditioning and refrigeration theory, application, systems, components, troubleshooting, and system charging. Hands-on training in our HVACR lab will test students in a variety …

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

Licensed Nursing Assistant

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: September 13, 2022
End Date: December 6, 2022
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

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

Vermont Propane/Natural Gas Continuing Education Seminar

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: July 22, 2022
Class Days: Friday,
Time:  8:00am - 4:30pm

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)

Career Field: Skilled Trades
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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