Automotive Technicians will sharpen their skills and prepare for the State of New Hampshire Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection test through a combination of online exercises and hands-on practice.

Target Audience: Those preparing for the NH Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection certification test. 

Prerequisites:  NH auto technician*  ||  Format: Face-to-face lab and online

Session I

Course #:  NCAT 545l CRN: 27997   || Contact Hours:  8    ||    Tuition:  $175

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 5-9 pm and Thursday, March 14, 2024 5-9 pm in Auto 115 and the main shop. Max enrollment 12

Contact for more information: Jamie Decato

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Session II

Course #:  NCAT 545l CRN: 28022   || Contact Hours:  8    ||    Tuition:  $175

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 5-9 pm and Wednesday, May 8, 2024 5-9 pm in Auto 115 and the main shop. Max enrollment 12

Session III

Course #:  NCAT 545l CRN: 35299   || Contact Hours:  8    ||    Tuition:  $175

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 5-9 pm and Wednesday, July 10, 2024 5-9 pm in Auto 115 and the main shop. Max enrollment 12

Session IV

Course #:  NCAT 545l CRN: 14293   || Contact Hours:  8    ||    Tuition:  $175

Tuesday, September 10, 2024 5-9 pm and Wednesday, September 11, 2024 5-9 pm in Auto 115 and the main shop. Max enrollment 12

Description: Reduce energy costs with the nationally recognized Building Operator Certification training program. For building facilities staff, the BOC I and BOC II courses will help you implement improvements to increase building energy efficiency and improve occupant productivity. 
Target Audience: Commercial facilities staff
Next Class: BOC I – Feb. 23, 2024 – May 17, 2024 ||  Prerequisites: Commercial building management professional  ||  Format: Combination of face-to-face and virtual classes

Course #: NCWK 940L  ||  CRN #: 27688   ||  Contact Hours: 56 (8 days) Classes are held every other Friday   ||  Tuition: $1,700

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Tuition 50% cost-share awards may be available for eligible NH commercial customers.  For more information contact: Andy Duncan

May Training

What:              Building Analyst – Technician (BA-T) Course#:  NCWK 904L, CRN#:  28096

Where:           Lakes Region Community College, Laconia, NH in room HS243

When:             May 2, 3, 9 and 10 (Th/F) from 8am – 4pm

Cost:               Course:  $850

Description:  This 4-day course prepares students for the Building Performance Institute (BPI) entry-level Building Analyst Technician (BA-T) certification.  Students will learn how to evaluate residential buildings as energy systems with an emphasis on data collection and diagnostic testing.  Students will learn how to use a blower door, combustion analyzer, and other weatherization diagnostic equipment.  Prerequisite:  BPI Building Science Principles certificate.  BA-T is a lower-level certification compared to the more advanced Building Analyst Professional certification.  Register separately for LRCC’s 4-hour BPI BA-T Field Exam. 

BPI BA-T Field Exam:  $750 (Please register separately for the exam – Course#:  NCWK 9005L and CRN#:  28097).  Field exam days will be between May 13-24th in Nashua, NH.

June Training

What:  Building Analyst – Professional (BA-P) Course#:  NCWK 906L, CRN#:  35351

Where: Lakes Region Community College, Laconia, NH in room CAT215

When:  June 13, 14, 20 (Th/F) from 8am – 4pm, June 21 (F) from 8am – 12pm

Cost:  Course:  $750

Description: This 3 ½-day course prepares students for the Building Performance Institute (BPI) advanced Building Analyst Professional (BA-P) certification and requires Building Analyst Technician (BA-T) as a prerequisite.  Building on the BA-T training, students will analyze building energy assessment information to develop prioritized home energy performance work scopes.  Students will also be introduced to computer energy modeling to generate energy savings estimates.  Register separately for LRCC’s 2-hour BPI BA-P Written Exam.

BPI BA-P Written Exam:  $350 (Please register separately for the exam – Course#:  NCWK 9003L and CRN#: 35352).  Written exam day will be on June 21st from 12:30pm – 4:30pm in at LRCC in room CAT209.

To register, contact Amy Burke.  


The Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Science Principles (BSP) program is an introduction to residential buildings as energy systems.  Topics include the building envelope, heat flows and insulation, heating and cooling systems, air movement, ventilation, moisture, and energy efficiency strategies.  This course package includes: a BSP Reference Guide;  online BSP review materials;  and access to the BSP Certificate of Knowledge online exam.

Building Science Principles is also available as a twelve-hour virtual class (NCWK902L) in addition to the resources above.

Click here for further description (PDF). 

Target Audience: Beginning energy professionals, students, energy administrative staff and customer service professionals.

Next Class Starts:  As needed- Spring, Summer and Fall terms    ||    Prerequisites:  Internet access  ||  Format: Online

Course #: NCWK 9043L  || Contact Hours:  Approximately 15 ||    Tuition:  $300

For more information contact: Andy Duncan


Learn essential skills to operate CNC (computer numerical control) milling machines in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.  Successful participants are in high demand by area manufacturers!

Target Audience:  Entry-level manufacturing employees or prospects seeking workforce skills in CNC operations.

Next Class: June 3, 2024    ||    Prerequisites:  None  ||  Format:  Face-to-face classroom and lab

Course #:  NCAM 600L    ||  CRN: 35295   ||  Contact Hours:  144    ||    Tuition:  $2,500   

For more information contact: Joseph Smith

Become a Licensed Nursing Assistant through LRCC’s LNA program.  It is a great way to start in the medical field.  LRCC has LNA classes in Spring, Summer and Fall terms.  Ask us how to get your LNA tuition paid for.

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Prepare to be a certified Medical Assistant, assisting physicians with administrative and clinical responsibilities of a medical office.  The Medical Assistant Certificate program includes 320 hours of classroom instruction, and 160 hours of clinical practicum at local medical offices. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for the NHA Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national exam.

Medical Assistant Program Information

Target Audience: Individuals age 18+ with high school diploma or HiSet who seek a career in healthcare. 

Next Class Starts:  TBD  ||    Prerequisites: See Description ||  Format:  Primarily face-to-face classroom, lab and clinical practicum

Course #:  NCHC 200L  ||  CRN #: TBD ||  Contact Hours:  480    ||    Estimated Costs:  $5,500 + fees. 

Ask about fully paid Medical Assistant apprenticeship opportunities with Concord Hospital- Laconia/Franklin.  

For more information, contact LRCC Medical Assistant Program Coordinator Amy Burke

The WorkReadyNH program is a tuition-free program for job seekers that provides assessment, instruction and credentialing in key skill areas, identified by employers as essential to workplace success. Graduates earn two nationally recognized credentials to add to their resume.

Target Audience: Job seekers and career builders seeking to improve their employ ability skills.

Next Class Starts: Multiple classes available   ||    Prerequisites: NH Residents age 16+, not a full-time student.  ||  Format:  Face-to-face and online

Contact Hours: 60    ||    Tuition:  Free to eligible candidates!

Contact for more information: Debbie Beauregard


Employers: Many trainings may be eligible for a 50% tuition grant from NH Job Training Fund.

Contact Amy Burke, Workforce Development Coordinator for more information on LRCC training opportunities.