New Haven Adult School

Skip to main content
Main Menu Toggle
Career Education (CTE) » Career Skills Center

Career Skills Center


 Schedule: Tue/Wed (daytime only)

  Spring: March 26 - May 29, 2019

NO SUMMER COURSES - Fall 2019 Courses will be announced soon

 The Career Skills Center gives students an opportunity to work independently on skills and tasks necessary to achieve their college and career goals.  START ANY TIME!!!

Career Skills Center (CSC) Lab  / College Prep Study Lab (Self-Paced/Independent) |  $0  to $40 for the quarter.   Some self-paced subjects are free.


  • Tuesday           9:45am-11:30  and/or   11:45-1:45pm  
  • Wednesday     9:45am-11:30  and/or   11:45-1:45pm  
  • No Evening Classes


CSC Classes:

MS Word | MS Excel I | MS PowerPoint  | Typing (FREE for all current NHAS students) |  Reading Lab & College-Prep lab (free) | And more

¨ Some courses require additional materials and/or online learning fees


CSC Self-Paced Courses
Courses are self-paced, however a live instructor is in the lab to help you when needed. 
Check out some of the things you can learn in a self-paced class!  Click links below.
Computer Applications Training
Career Skills Certificates
Offered through online Open Education providers (Free and/or low-cost online)
Online class fee:  $49/mo or apply for financial assistance via Coursera, or audit with limited access for free.
  • Technical Support Fundamentals
  • The Bits and Bytes of Computer Networking
  • Operating Systems and You: Becoming a Power User
  • System Administration and IT Infrastructure Services
  • IT Security: Defense against the digital dark arts
Online class fee:  $49/mo or apply for financial assistance via Coursera, or audit with limited access for free.
  • Preparing to Manage Human Resources
  • Recruiting, Hiring, and Onboarding Employees
  • Managing Employee Performance
  • Managing Employee Compensation
Online class fee:  $49/mo or apply for financial assistance via Coursera, or audit with limited access for free.
  • Initiating and Planning Projects
  • Budgeting and Scheduling Projects
  • Managing Project Risks and Changes
  • Project Management Project
English for College and Career Purposes
offered through online Open Education providers (Free and/or low-cost)
Other FREE Lab Uses for CURRENT Students.  Use the CSC to:
  • Work on a variety of college and job preparatory documents such as applications and résumés
  • Study for college admissions exams, pre-employment test, and work industry certification exams. 
  • Building your typing speed with keyboarding practice.
You may also drop-in anytime we're open to quickly finish up a project you're working on.  Enroll today! 
Regular Fees for the Career Skills Center varies, but will never exceed $40.00 per term.
FEES (CSC Lab fees only)

For students enrolled in: Keyboarding, Computer, Business, and other work-related skill building courses

  • $20 for one class/lab time
  • $30 for two class/lab times
  • $40 for three or more class/lab times


For students already enrolled in any other instructor-led computer course (Basic Computers)

  • $10 to add unlimited additional class/lab times


For students enrolling to independently study online English/ESL courses, High School Diploma and/or GED Preparation

  • FREE (Note: This pertains to your CSC Lab fee only. Some online courses may charge an additional fee.)


For students enrolling to satisfy their Health Science Essentials or College Prep Writing Study Lab time

  • FREE
For CURRENT ESL, GED Prep or High School Diploma students
  • FREE typing practice up to two sessions per week