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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
  • Paraprofessional Training
  • Welding – Beginning
  • Welding – Intermediate
  • Paraeducator Training
  • Step Up to Childcare

Upcoming Classes

Basic Refrigeration and Charging Procedures – HVACR

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: April 5, 2021
End Date: June 14, 2021
Class Days: Monday, Wednesday,
Time:  3:00 - 6:00pm

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

Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: March 8, 2021
Class Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Varies,
Time:  see course description

$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, …

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

Licensed Nursing Assistant

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: January 12, 2021
End Date: February 24, 2021
Class Days: Varies,
Time:  see course description

$1450 –  Tuition + Fees $1225 – Tuition / $75 – Textbook $130- Test / $20 – License Fee This State Board of Nursing approved course focuses on essentials for …

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

Step Up to Administrative Assistant

Type of Class: hybrid
Start Date: February 3, 2021
End Date: April 28, 2021
Class Days: Wednesday,
Time:  5;00 - 7:00pm every other Wednesday

 Basic Bundle  $615 Prepare for a position as an administrative assistant with a mixture of in-person learning and online training. In-person learning will be led by local administrative expert Heather …

Career Field: Computer & Office Technology
Training Center: North Country Career Center

Contact Information

North Country Career Center

209 Veterans Ave, Newport, VT 05855

Contact: Gwen Bailey-Rowe
Phone: (802) 334-5469 ext. 3309
Fax: (802) 334-3492
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