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Are you ready to acquire some new skills and advance your career? Is professional development for you or your employees the next step in growing your business? Naugatuck Valley Community College offers an array of training solutions to ensure your success.

Program Overview

We offer interactive and hands-on learning opportunities at our Waterbury and Danbury campuses or we will customize a program just for your employees and bring it onsite at your place of business.

Course Locations

Conveniently offered at our Waterbury and Danbury Campuses.



Customized Training

In today’s competitive global market, the difference between growth and stagnation lies in the quality of your team. Enhance the knowledge and skills of your employees to create a high performance environment with our faculty experts. 

NVCC recognizes that training programs need to accommodate your employee work schedules and production timelines; so we will deliver your training where and when you need it. Days, evenings, or weekends, your site or ours, we will be there when you need us. Our cost-effective  customized training solutions can be tailored to meet the needs of your organization and include an array of business, soft-skills, and technical topics.

Our training coordinators can assess learning needs, identify gaps and provide training solutions. Contact Cynthia Tolin at or 203-596-8743. Some of our most popular programs are listed below and in our catalog. If you don’t see what you need, let us know. We have access to a wide variety of topics and experts and will be happy to match the right training to your company.

Download our Business Courses Catalog

Business Courses

View our business course catalog for course offerings, descriptions, times, and other important information.  


Learn about Payment Options and How to register on this page.

Related Degree and Certificate Programs that may interest you.

Accounting - A.S.

Business Administration - A.S.

Legal Assistant Paralegal - A.S.

Marketing - A.S.

Important Information

Important Information

  • Textbooks and Educational Materials
    No need to make a trip to the bookstore, all required textbooks, and materials will be provided in class and are included in the cost of the course. 
  • Refund Policy, Changes and Cancellations
    Withdrawal and refund requests must be received three business days (72 hours) prior to the beginning of class unless stated otherwise in the course description. Refunds are not granted after this deadline. Telephone: 203-575-8029 Fax: 203-575-8243 Email: Mail: Non-Credit Refunds, Room 407, Naugatuck Valley Community College, 750 Chase Pkwy., Waterbury, CT 06708 If there is a course cancellation due to insufficient enrollment, students will be notified by phone, mail and/or email. Please make sure when registering that your contact information is up-to-date. We would like to offer you the opportunity to transfer to another section, if available, or to another class of your choosing. If we have not heard from you within 7 business days, a refund will automatically be processed. Please allow 2-4 weeks for processing. The person registered in our records system is the person who will receive the refund. The College reserves the right to make changes to the information listed in this publication or to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or other reasonable causes. Full refund is made if the College cancels the course. 
  • College closings due to inclement weather 
    Closing are announced over local AM/ FM radio/TV stations, on the college website (, on the college’s main phone line (203-575-8000) and a text message is sent to everyone who is registered through the myCommNetAlert System. Likewise, in the event of an early closing, the same communication will occur. If the college has a delayed opening, all classes that begin before the delayed opening time will not be held that day and will be rescheduled at another time. Danbury and off-site cancellations: If NVCC cancels or delays classes, this applies to Waterbury and Danbury Campuses as well as all off-site locations. 
  • Nondiscrimination
    Naugatuck Valley Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, sex, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or genetic information in its programs and activities. In addition, the College does not discriminate in employment on the additional basis of veteran status or criminal record. The following individual has been designated to handle nondiscrimination policies regarding disability policies: Robert Divjak, Director of Facilities/Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Room C216, Naugatuck Valley Community College, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708; 203-575-8235. The following individual has been designated to handle nondiscrimination policies regarding sex discrimination as well as other forms of prohibited discrimination: Jacquie Swanson, Associate Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator, Room K704, Naugatuck Valley Community College, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708; 203-575-8043. 
  • Students with Disabilities
    If you are a student with a learning disability that may require an academic adjustment, please contact our staff at 203-575-8161. Students with all other disabilities must contact Laurie Novi at 203-575-8035. Adjustments will only be provided to those students who have completed the disabilities disclosure process. Please contact the appropriate office at least three weeks prior to the course. Failure to do this may result in a delay or inability to provide the requested adjustment(s).
Registration Information

Course Registration

No formal application to the College is required for non-credit/workforce training courses.

Registrations are accepted on an ongoing basis for upcoming classes.

Registration Steps for Employees

  1. Choose the right program
    • Browse our course descriptions and see our current course offerings.
    • If you have questions or do not see what you or your employees need, contact Judith Slisz, Coordinator at 203-596-8743. New program ideas are always welcome.
  2. Determine the funding source/method
    • Payment must be provided at the time of registration. Payment methods include: check, American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Discover credit/ debit cards, tuition authorization letter, or purchase order.
    • A Tuition Authorization Letter or PO must be on official company stationary and include:
      • student’s proper name, address and phone number;
      • course title(s), course number (CRN), total course fees;
      • guarantee of payment in full for course (s);
      • and company contact with mailing address where the invoice should be sent, including signature of the authorizing agent.
  3. Submit the Registration and Payment
    • Complete a registration form and send with payment using one of the methods below:
      • Mail: NVCC, Non-Credit Lifelong Learning Registration, Room K407, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708.
      • Fax: 203-575-8277 AMEX/MC/Visa/Discover, or Tuition Authorization Letter only.
      • Phone: 203-575-8029, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm AMEX/MC/ Visa/Discover only.
      • Walk In: (Two locations - Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm)
        • Waterbury: 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT, Non-Credit Lifelong Learning, Founders Hall
        • Danbury: 190 Main Street, Danbury, CT, 06810

4 Ways to Register:

Call us: 203-575-8029

Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Or download and print a registration form and:

Fax: 203-575-8243 (secure line)

Mail and send with payment (checks or money order made out to NVCC only) to:

Office of Non-Credit Lifelong Learning Registration
Founders Hall, Room F323
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708

Or stop by, we're happy to assist you!

Accepted Forms of Payment:


Cash or Checks

Mail-in registrations checks only please.

Standard Non-Credit Registration (NEW)
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