Nashua Community College offers non-credit classes which enhance the quality of life and economic development in the community. Courses are developed with an aim toward improving employee well being, upgrading skills, or providing entry-level training for new or prospective employees. Special interest classes offer an opportunity to learn leading-edge technologies which can be applied toward professional or personal pursuits.
English for Speakers of Other Languages & World Languages
Classes in Low-Intermediate ESOL to High-Intermediate ESOL begin Sept. 16 and Oct. 21
SAT 0171N Low-Intermediate ESOL 18689 9/16 – 11/18 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM $250
SAT 0171N Low-Intermediate ESOL 18690 10/21 – 11/18 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM $150
SAT 0172N High-Intermediate ESOL 18691 9/16 – 11/18 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM $250
SAT 0172N High-Intermediate ESOL 18692 10/21 – 11/18 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM $150
Other non-credit languages classes include Spanish, French, and Brazilian Portuguese:
MON 0104N Intermediate Spanish IV 18693 9/11 – 10/16 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM $150
THU 0101N Spanish I 18694 9/07 – 10/12 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM $150
MON 0105N Intermediate Spanish V 18695 10/23 – 11/27 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM $150
THU 0102N Spanish II 18696 10/19 – 11/30 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM $150
TUE 0121N Beginning French I 18697 9/05 – 10/10 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM $150
TUE 0122N Beginning French II 18698 10/17 – 11/21 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM $150
SAT 0111N Brazilian Portuguese I 18699 9/09 – 10/14 9:00 AM - 11:00AM $150
SAT 0112N Brazilian Portuguese II 18700 10/21 – 12/02 9:00 AM - 11:00AM $150
Earn your White Belt in Lean Manufacturing with a fast-paced corporate training program at Nashua Community College!
Lean Manufacturing skills are perfect for corporate trainings in the manufacturing and medical industries. The non-credit training program includes hands-on learning and lectures delivered by experienced faculty members.
Training ends with a test that earns participants their White Belt in Lean Manufacturing.
Training to suit your needs:
At NCC, Lean Manufacturing training can be compacted into an accelerated three-day course or adjusted based on the needs of participants. Our staff and faculty will work with you to deliver the best program for your employees.
Take your training further:
Training hours are also transferable into credited courses at NCC, such as the “Lean and Green” class in our Precision Manufacturing department.
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Microelectronics Boot Camp
The Microelectronics Boot Camp at Nashua Community College prepares students for entry-level wire bonding positions at local companies. On successful completion of this non-credit program, students are guaranteed an interview at BAE Systems. The program runs continuously throughout the year in 10-week sessions. The next session is currently recruiting new students, and begins October 2.
To learn more, visit the Microelectronics Boot Camp webpage.
Customized Business Training
NCC offers training on campus or at your office. The college has instructors with both corporate and teaching expertise in a wide range of business, health, and technical industries. NCC also the college partners with area vendors and community businesses to find the best solution to serve the community and prepare students for future careers.
NCC will work with you to find the business training solution you have been looking for.
This course focuses on project management tools and techniques used to improve the five phases of a project; initiating, planning, execution, monitoring & controlling, and closing (terminating). Topics such as project scope, project time, project cost, project risk, project resources, effective communication and how to be an effective project manager are discussed. This course prepares students to apply their project management skills to the industries of their choice.
Faculty Information: Ron Lachance
Required Texts: Larson, Erik & Gray, Clifford. (2013). Project Management. (6th Edition). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education
Project Management Institute. (2013). A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge.(PMBOK® Guide), 5th Edition. Newtown Square, PA: Project Management Institute
- Perform critical program management activities necessary to properly initiate, plan, execute, monitor & control, and close a project on the customer-desired schedule.
- Describe the relationship between scope, schedule, and cost of a project.
- Describe the Integrated Change Process used for possible project changes, and how the organizational culture affects these activities.
- Explain the process to assign resources to each work activity in a project schedule.
- Use various cost estimating techniques to estimate project cost, and explain how each technique may be used in a project.
- Identify project risks and create risk responses for the identified risks on a project.
- Apply critical thinking skills to analyze different project situations.
- Utilize effective communication techniques.
- Evaluate situations that present potential legal, ethical, and social sustainability issues and develop solutions for those issues.
The subject matter is presented through lectures, weekly teleconference, Case Studies, and Course Project. The lectures are presented using PowerPoint presentations.
Review the Student Syllabus for more information.
Medical Interpreter Training: Spanish - English
The online consecutive Medical Interpreter hybrid Course "Medtalk Training" is a self-paced, interactive program which offers the flexibility to access the educational material at your own time. In addition to the regular meeting times, instructors are available to do live practices and oral tests.
Our students are able to learn proper pronunciation of words and medical terminology by listening to prerecorded modules that are specific to the different systems of the human body. Students are asked to record assignments into the instructor's voicemail, the instructor provides continuous feedback on his/her fluency, pronunciation and accuracy
Live coaching sessions are conducted to practice the Roles of the interpreter, Code of ethics and Standards of practice and a medical interpreter certificate is issued to each student who passes the oral exam. A passing grade is 70 percent or higher in the written exam and 5 or less major deductions on the oral test.
Ideal candidates for this course should have basic knowledgein the health care field, basic computer skills and access to a computer and a telephone. Duration is 60 content hours. Our online medical interpreter Course follows the International Medical Interpreters Association (IMIA) guidelines and the recommendations of National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC).
Medtalk Training is licensed by the New Hampshire Department of Education as a post secondary education program defined in RSA 188-G:1-10 License # MEWI - 161