SNAP Benefits Recipient Education and Training

SNAP Education and Training

Ideal for

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.  

SNAP Brochure


  • 4006 - December 7 - 10am -12pm


  • 1687- January 4 - 10am - 12pm
  • 1688- February 8 - 10am - 12pm
  • 1693- May 24 - 10am - 12pm

Call 203-575-8166 today to register!  

Or click here to email the SNAP coordinator.

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.

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Certificate Offerings

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

Credit Workforce Training Programs 

  • Advanced Manufacturing Machine Technology 34 cr. 
  • Child & Family Services 30 cr.
  • Culinary Arts 25-27 cr. 
  • DARC Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation Counselor 30cr.
  • Dietary Supervision 7cr.
  • Early Childhood Education 30 cr. 
  • Horticulture 29-30 cr. 
  • Landscape Design 30cr.

Course Locations

Courses conveniently offered at our Waterbury and Danbury Campuses.


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

Get Registered

Learn about How to register on this page.

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. Contact Jennifer Charris, Program Coordinator, 203-575-8166 or email 

2. Attend a SNAP Information Session

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