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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

Upcoming Classes

CDL A – Vermont Commercial Driver’s License Class A

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: March 7, 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. $5200 – Class A (Tuition includes first time permit, endorsement, and road testing fees, drug testing, physical, textbooks, and instruction.) $3500 – …

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

Customer Service & Cash Register Training

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: March 10, 2022
End Date: April 14, 2022
Class Days: Thursday,
Time:  4:30pm - 6:30 pm

Learn how to serve customers with confidence and impress managers with your capability. Students in this class will prepare for a variety of cashier jobs. Topics include work expectations, providing …

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

Leadership Workshop:  Striving for Success During Change

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: April 19, 2022
End Date: April 19, 2022
Class Days: Tuesday,
Time:  8 a.m. - noon

How can leaders balance employees’ needs and organizational vison during change? Discuss the difference between transition and change. Gain strategies for dealing with transition. Consider the phases employees encounter as …

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

Leadership Workshop: Managing Conflict I & II

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: February 21, 2022
End Date: February 28, 2022
Class Days: Monday,
Time:  8 a.m. - noon

Two leadership workshops to help you manage conflict: Managing Conflict Part I: Road to Breakdown Gain a new perspective on conflict. Study the stages of breakdown. Understand how hidden causes …

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

Leadership Workshop: Resilience for Leaders

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: January 14, 2022
End Date: January 14, 2022
Class Days: Friday,
Time:  8am - noon

Leadership is never easy, and leading through a pandemic has created new stressors. Study ways to maintain personal wellness as well as promote others’ wellbeing and sustain organizational growth. Gain …

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

Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: January 18, 2022
End Date: April 7, 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 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: February 5, 2022
End Date: February 6, 2022
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 2020 NEC program as …

Career Field: Skilled Trades
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: April 26, 2022
End Date: May 31, 2022
Class Days: Tuesday,
Time:  6pm-7:30pm

Class includes an introduction to the diverse role of paraeducators in the classroom: how services are provided, inclusion, collaborative teaming, instructional strategies, and supporting students with challenging behaviors. This is …

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

ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification (Self-Study)

Type of Class: independent-study
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,
Time:  self-study

The VT Dept. of Health requires all restaurants to designate a person in charge who is a certified food protection manager. Meet this important requirement with a ServSafe® certification exam! …

Career Field: Culinary Arts
Training Center: North Country Career Center

Step Up to Childcare

Type of Class: hybrid
Start Date: January 25, 2022
End Date: May 12, 2022
Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday,

Are you interested in starting your own home daycare or working in a childcare program? Students in this program will start their level one early childhood education certifications and earn …

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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