Continuing Education at Capital Community College

Continuing Education at Capital Community College

Please see information on new and exciting programs that are available at Capital Community College this semester.

Here is a summary of  current programs:

  • Accelerated career-training programs – including: Administrative Medical Assistant, Asistente de Cuidados Personal (course in Spanish), Asplundh Utility Arborist Trainee, Community Health Worker, Nurse Aide Certification (CNA), CNA Refresher, EKG Technician, Introduction to Manufacturing,  IT Certificates (including IT Support, Web Developer, Information Security and Network/Cloud Maintenance), Pharmacy Technician, Safety & Security Guard. Flyer attached.
    • For students looking to continue their studies at Capital, credits are available for Community Health Worker, and Nurse Aide Certification after they matriculate as a Capital degree student.
    • Our free* Manufacturing Basics program will be offered in October. Students are connected with employers after training. Flyer attached.
    • The Utility Arborist Trainee will be launching in October. This program provides guaranteed job interviews for the students upon completion with Asplundh Tree Services, LLC. Scholarships are available for this program, and it is approved for the SNAP scholarship.
    • New IT courses with Amazon Web Services and Google that are part of our IT Certificates.
    • Our Commercial Drone Operations Certificate is open enrollment and asynchronous, so students can start anytime and work at their own pace in this exciting new program. Learn everything you need to about piloting drones, and starting your own drone business. This program is approved for the WIOA scholarship.
    • Our first course available in Spanish is scheduled for this fall. Asistente de Cuidados Personal (Personal Care Assistant) will be offered fully in Spanish this fall. The course includes the Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED certification and is approved for the SNAP scholarship.
    • The Eversource Lineworker program will return next year. Interested participants can sign up online, and they will be contacted when the program is available. This program is approved for the WIOA scholarship.
  • Scholarships
    • SNAP E&T Scholarships – students who receive SNAP benefits, but not cash assistance, can choose from the following noncredit programs:  Administrative Medical Assistant, Asistente de Cuidados Personal (course in Spanish), Asplundh Utility Arborist Trainee, Community Health Worker, Nurse Aide Certification (CNA), CNA Refresher, EKG Technician, Safety & Security Guard. Other programs will be available in Spring 2023, including credit certificates. If a student receives both SNAP and cash assistance, a scholarship is available through the American Job Center (AJC). We would refer the students to the AJC if they do not qualify for the SNAP scholarship.
    • WIOA scholarship approved certificates, which include Administrative Medical Assistant, Commercial Drone Pilot, Community Health Worker, CNA, and Eversource Lineworker.
      • Students must contact the American Job Center (AJC) closes to them for more information and start their application. The process could take a few weeks, so students are encouraged to start early.
      • For more information, you can go to: https://portal.ct.gov/dol/Divisions/American-Job-Centers?language=en_US
      • Other scholarships/grants may be available at the AJC.
    • BOOST program – Catholic Charities, in partnership with Capital, connects BOOST participants with support systems, education and better jobs. The program offers free childcare, coaching, technology access, tuition assistance, career preparation, and family supports for eligible students. This Community Health Worker program is also approved for the SNAP E&T and the WIOA scholarships.
  • Our professional development courses are created to teach a skill in as little as one day, or in a few as 6-weeks. Learn public speaking tips, how to manage large amounts of data in Excel through formulas and functions, or take a CPR or Mental Health First Aid Certification. There is a wide range of topics to choose from. Flyer attached.
  • Place-based courses, part of our Heritage Project, are available this fall. Take a fun course and learn about Hartford’s history this Fall at one of the available locations throughout the City. Flyer attached.
  • Courses offered in a variety of formats: on campus, online, remote and hybrid
  • More information is found in our website: https://www.capitalcc.edu/ce/