Career training at your convenience!

Corporate and Professional Education has many options to engage with our students all year long. Many of our courses will be on-site at either our Danvers or Lynn campus. Others are available online. Types of courses range from Health Care to Information Technology, Business, Landscaping, and many more.

We will continue to offer "live remote" and "online" classes with your favorite instructors, and new instructors.  Our educational partners, ProTrain, ed2go, Cengage, and Condensed Curriculum International have expand and revise their digital learning curriculum just for you.

Free short-term career training in IT and Manufacturing.

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

Explore free career training opportunities at NSCC.

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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Professional Role

An IT Technical Support Specialist may assist colleagues and/or customers with issues related to both computer hardware and software. 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

Eligibility Requirements

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

  • You must be 18 years or older.

  • You must be either unemployed, underemployed or belong to an underrepresented population.

Program Benefits

  • Course fee and textbooks

  • Coaching and tutoring

  • Cost of 3 certification exams


Courses are held in the evenings at NSCC’s Lynn campus.


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

Telephone: 978-236-1203


Prepare for a rewarding, well-paying career in advanced manufacturing. Next class begins in Summer 2023.


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


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 >


Unemployed? or Underemployed?

When job search alone does not lead to employment, MassHire can use funds available through grants or Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funds to assist eligible job seekers to obtain needed skills or credentials to return to work Contact your local MassHire Career Center for more information.

Download the Training Opportunities Program (TOP) guide here.

Have a question?

We like the personal touch!  Please call or email us weekdays between 8:00am – 5:00pm to get your questions answered.
Telephone: 978-236-1200

Train with your favorite NSCC instructors

In the classroom or live remote learning using Blackboard, Zoom, Google Classroom and other platforms. Interact with your instructors and classmates as you continue your certificate program or try a new course.

Live online and hybrid courses

A combination of real-time instruction and self-paced coursework. This course structure allows you to build bonds with instructors and classmates, ask questions and receive answers in real time or within an anticipated schedule.


Classes that flex with your schedule, but still provide assistance when needed. This course structure allows you to plan study time around your day, and balance work and family commitments with your schedule.

Are you ready to register?

Registration has never been easier visit 

Returning students can register online anytime.

Next Steps

 Lifelong learning never ends at North Shore Community College!