SNAP Education and Training

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The SNAP Education and Training program is designed to provide eligible individuals receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance with short-term job training at no cost to them.  

Is SNAP E & T Right for you?

  • Do you meet the eligibility requirements?
  • Do you know what type of career training you would like to receive?
  • Do you want to strengthen your work history and resume?
  • Are you committed to completing a job training program from start to finish?
  • If you answered ‘YES’ to these questions, SNAP E&T may be right for you!


Individuals are eligible if they meet the following criteria:

  • receive SNAP benefits from the Department of Social Services;
  • are NOT receiving TFA/TANF;
  • are able and motivated to obtain employment upon successful completion of the program;
  • and have not been enrolled at a SNAP E&T program elsewhere.

Certificate Offerings

SNAP E&T Program Offerings
Non-Credit Workforce Training Programs

Credit Workforce Training Programs 

  • 2D CAD 16 cr. 
  • Advanced Manufacturing Machine Technology 34 cr. 
  • Automotive Fundamentals 14-15 cr. 
  • Automotive: General Automotive Service 18 cr. 
  • Culinary Arts 25-27 cr. 
  • Early Childhood Education 30 cr. 
  • Horticulture 29-30 cr. 
  • Management: Business 21 cr. 
  • Supply Chain Management 6 cr. 
  • Technical Communications 15 cr.

Course Locations

Courses conveniently offered at our Waterbury and Danbury Campuses.


Program Coordinator:
Jennifer L Dionne
203-575-8166 (p)
Room: F315

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Career Services

Career Services

The NVCC Center for Job Placement and College Opportunities will provide free assistance with the job search process. Participants will build skills to help them find employment that will lead to a career. These include seminars, one-on-one sessions on resume building, interviewing skills, and access to College Central for job postings and additional resources.

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

Ready to get started?

  1. Attend a SNAP E & T Information Session (August 15, 1:00 pm, Danbury Campus, Room D305) or
  2. Contact Jennifer Dionne, Program Coordinator, 203-575-8166, to schedule your personal education planning appointment.
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