Career training at your convenience!

Professional Education at NSCC offers the largest resource of workforce development training north of Boston. You can explore a new career or upgrade your industry credentials with affordable, short-term courses that fit your busy life. New sessions are offered year-round, in online and hybrid formats, and with opportunities for credit for prior learning.



For the most up-to-date list of workforce development opportunities, and to request a course schedule in the mail, visit the Course Schedule page.

Free short-term career training!

North Shore Community College offers free training for careers in high demand in the North Shore. Students who complete these courses will have greater access to job opportunities with employers who are actively looking to hire trained employees. All classes are free thanks to grant funds provided by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the GE Foundation. Enrollment process and requirements may vary by course.


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Prepare for a rewarding, well-paying career in advanced manufacturing. Next class begins May 30, 2024 with in person training at Gloucester High School.


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



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

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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.