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SNAP Employment and Training Program

The SNAP Employment and Training Program is a federally-funded initiative that provides scholarships for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)recipients to receive the training needed to obtain jobs. These scholarships are administered at the State level via the Department of Social Services (DSS).

Persons receiving SNAP assistance may be eligible to take one of NCCC’s in-demand workforce training programs for free. These programs include:

  • EMT
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • Patient Care Technician
  • EKG/Phlebotomy
  • Central Sterile Processing
  • Microsoft Office: Office Support Professional
  • Quickbooks: Office Support Professional
  • Basic Life Support
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Manufacturing/CNC
  • Medical Records and Health Information Technician
  • Medical Terminology
  • ServSafe
  • Soldering
  • Psychiatric Technicians (certificate and associate degree program)
  • Computer Systems Technology (associate degree program)
  • Computer Programming (certificate program)
  • Criminal Justice (associate degree program)
  • Early Childhood Education (associate degree program)
  • Electric Power Technology (associate degree program)
  • Elementary Education (associate degree program)
  • Graphic Design (certificate and associate degree program)
  • Interpreter (associate degree program)
  • Marketing and Sales (certificate and associate degree program)
  • Medical Assistant (certificate program)
  • Veterinary Technology (associate degree program)
  • Web Developer (associate degree program)
  • Early Childhood Education (associate degree program)
  • Medical Assisting (associate degree program)
  • Nursing (associate degree program)
  • Social Work (associate degree program)

Note: SNAP recipients receiving TANF (Temporary Aid to Needy Families) funds are not eligible for the NCCC scholarship.

SNAP scholarship application form – Online Application or PDF printed version.

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For more information call Erin Kennedy at (860) 738-6419 or email ekennedy@nwcc.edu