Workforce Development & Continuing Education

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QVCC’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education programs serve the individuals and employers of Northeast Connecticut, offering high-value training at an affordable cost. Whether you’re an employer in need of workforce training, or an individual seeking to take your career in a new direction, QVCC can help. Our programs are designed to provide practical training that can help students improve skills and find employment.

Jodi Clark
Director, Workforce Development & Continuing Education
(860) 932-4128 | jodi.clark@ctstate.edu

Sandra Gould
Continuing Education Assistant
(860) 932-4005 | sandra.gould@ctstate.edu

Payment for courses can be made using Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, cash, and check.

Payment Plan Option
Select job-focused training programs are eligible for a 3-installment payment plan. Payment plans can be set up via your student account for a $25 non-refundable fee.

American Job Centers
Additional funding may be available through State and Federal programs. For more information, visit:

562 Westcott Road, Danielson, CT 06239  (860) 774-4077 ; 1320 Main Street, Willimantic, CT 06226  (860) 450-7603

EWIB Healthcare Pipeline

The Eastern CT Healthcare Pipeline Initiative provides no-cost training to address the hiring needs of our regional Healthcare Employers. Download the  flyer here or apply directly at the EWIB portal.

CareerConneCT

Whether you’re looking to get back into the workforce, advance your career, start a new career, or get your first job. CareerConneCT offers skilling, reskilling, and upskilling in growing industries. Depending upon your needs and interests, you can participate in certificate training programs and earn industry-recognized credentials in as little as 5 to 12 weeks. To learn about eligibility requirements and get started, please visit the CareerConnect Portal. Approved indviduals will be referred back to QVCC for college/location applicable programs.

SNAP Employment and Training Program
If you currently receive food stamps with no cash benefits, you may be eligible for SNAP E&T (Employment and Training) assistance. For more information, please visit QVCC’s SNAP Employment and Training Program webpage.

CHESLA

CHESLA awards scholarships to eligible students in pursuit of higher education in the State of Connecticut in certificate programs for healthcare. To qualify, a student must: Be a resident of the State of Connecticut; Be enrolled at least half-time; Be enrolled and attending an eligible Connecticut state or non-profit, degree granting institution of higher education; Not be in default on any CHESLA loans; Provide a letter of recommendation. Please email scholarships@chesla.org if you have any questions. Application link can be found here.

Connecticut Indian Council, Inc.
Native American Employment and Training Program.
Native documentation required: self, parent(s) and/or grandparent(s).

New London – (860) 437-0013
N. Stonington – (860) 599-1413

Tuition Assistance
Tuition assistance is available through the QVCC Foundation for several workforce development programs. Email us for more information.

Register online, in person, or by phone

Online

Workforce Development and Continuing Education Registration Form

In Person

Monday – Friday: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Danielson Campus, Student Affairs Suite, Room C151
742 Upper Maple Street, Danielson, CT 06239

By Phone

(860) 932-4005
Use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover to register.

Refund Policy
A 100% refund will be granted up until five (5) business days before the start of your class as long as the request is made during normal business hours. See above for Office Hours.

Course Cancellation
If a course is cancelled due to low enrollment, we attempt to notify each person registered by telephone or email. For this reason, it is extremely important that we have both your home and work telephone numbers, as well as your current email address. We also post a notice in the main lobby on the night the class would have started.

Work with us and share your skills

QVCC’s Workforce Development & Community Education department seeks experienced, enthusiastic instructors for business/industry training in the following disciplines:

Manufacturing Skills:
Blueprint Reading
Machining – Milling, Lathe, Bridgeport, CNC
Manufacturing Math
Mastercam
Mechatronics/Automation Technician
Metrology (PC-DMIS)
Plastics Injection Molding & Extrusion
Sodick Wire EDM

Business Skills:
360-Degree Feedback
Bookkeeping
Customer Service
Data Analysis
ESL in the Workplace
Google Certification
Human Resources
Interpersonal Communications
Management Principles
Microsoft Office & Project
Project Management
Process Improvement
Six Sigma

Industry-relevant expertise is required, and prior teaching/training experience is strongly preferred. Instructors will provide training via workshops and seminars at QVCC and/or on-site with local companies. Daytime and evening hours available. If you are interested in helping QVCC provide dynamic training for area companies, please email a cover letter and resume to:

Jodi Clark
Director of Workforce Development & Community Education
(860) 932-4110 | jclark1@qvcc.edu