Free short-term career training in Healthcare, IT, and Manufacturing.

North Shore Community College offers free training for high-demand careers. Employers on the North Shore are actively looking to hire trained employees. Students who complete these courses will have greater access to these job opportunities.

 

Explore free career training opportunities at NSCC.

Explore free short-term career training in healthcare, information technology, and manufacturing. All classes are free thanks to grant funds provided by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the GE Foundation. The enrollment process and requirements may vary by course.

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Prepare for a rewarding, well-paying career in advanced manufacturing. The next class begins in January 2024.

Contact

Martin Trice
Program Manager, Advanced Manufacturing Preparation
Workforce Education and Corporate Training Division

Email: mtrice01@northshore.edu

Information Sessions

Attend one of our online Information Sessions and learn how a career in manufacturing can change your life. 

Sign up for an information session >

 

 

Professional Role

An IT Technical Support Specialist may assist colleagues and customers with computer hardware and software issues. Some of the challenges for the Specialist to address may range from security compliance considerations to upgrading, repairing, optimizing performance, and performing preventative maintenance.

Course Content

This course includes three distinct topics:

  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals

  • CompTIA A+

  • Cyber Safe

Program Requirements

  • You must take the ACCUPLACER or submit a transcript from college-level courses completed for review of your scores/grades.

  • You must be 18 years or older.

  • You are encouraged to enroll if you are unemployed, underemployed, or belong to an underrepresented population.

Program Benefits

  • Course fees and textbooks

  • Coaching and tutoring

  • Cost of 3 certification exams

  • Two stipends totaling $1,000

  • Access to EnGen software for English language learners

Location

Evening courses are taught at NSCC’s campuses in Lynn and Danvers.

Contact

Denise Deschamps
Corporate and Professional Education Training Program Grant Manager
Workforce Education and Corporate Training Division

Telephone: 978-236-1203
Email: ddescham@northshore.edu

 

Professional Role

EKG techs are team members in various healthcare facilities and medical settings whose primary role is to prepare, conduct, monitor, and analyze a patient’s heart and cardiovascular system through an EKG test.

Phlebotomists take blood samples to learn about a particular patient or to use in research. Phlebotomists also collect blood from donors for those in need of blood transfusions. Phlebotomists must also learn how to draw blood from capillaries.

Course Content

This course prepares students for the national certification exams for EKG and Phlebotomy technicians

Program Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Unemployed or underemployed or belong to an underrepresented population

  • Must submit Next Generation (Accuplacer) scores or transcripts from college-level courses for review

  • COVID vaccination

Program Benefits

  • Course fees and textbooks

  • Coaching and tutoring

  • Pass the national certification exam and become employed in this field and receive $1,000

  • Access to EnGen software for English language learners

Location

Evening courses are taught at NSCC’s campuses in Lynn and Danvers.

Contact

Denise Deschamps
Corporate and Professional Education Training Program Grant Manager
Workforce Education and Corporate Training Division

Telephone: 978-236-1203
Email: ddescham@northshore.edu

For more information

Professional Education
professional@northshore.edu
978-236-1200

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Accreditation

North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education.