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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

Commercial Drivers License (CDL)

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: August 16, 2021
Class Days: Varies,

*2 Upcoming Sessions* Select your date when you register $5200 – Class A (Tuition includes permit, license, and testing fees) $3500 – Upgrade B to A To qualify for a …

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

Emergency Medical Technician

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: September 7, 2021
End Date: December 16, 2021
Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday,
Time:  6-9pm Tuesday and Thursday 8am - 4pm on the scheduled Saturdays

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 …

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

French – Conversational

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: September 28, 2021
End Date: November 16, 2021
Class Days: Tuesday,
Time:  6- 7:30pm

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

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

NORA Silver Seminar & Exam

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: August 17, 2021
Class Days: Tuesday,
Time:  9:00am - 4:30pm

Certification opportunity for oil heat technicians that meet requirements for NORA Silver. Upon successful completion, this seminar meets the requirements to obtain a VT Oilheat Certificate of Fitness

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

Prepare to be a Paraeducator – via Google Meet

Type of Class: online
Start Date: May 4, 2021
End Date: June 1, 2021
Class Days: Tuesday,
Time:  6 - 7:30pm

Jennifer Theroux has moved her class online to help prepare future paraeducators for the many job opportunities in our region. Class will include an introduction to the diverse role of …

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

Servsafe Food Handler

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: May 24, 2021
Class Days: Monday,
Time:  4- 7pm

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

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

Servsafe Manager (Self-Study)

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

Train employees in food sanitation, and preventing foodborne illness. Industry recognized credential. Class is “self-study” – cost includes textbook, exam voucher, introduction meeting with proctor and proctored testing. Grant funding …

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

Vermont Propane/Natural Gas Continuing Education Seminar

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: August 24, 2021
Class Days: Tuesday,
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: Gwen Bailey-Rowe
Phone: (802) 334-5469 ext. 3309
Fax: (802) 334-3492
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