Adult Education & Workforce Development Program

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

NSCAP offers daytime and evening ESOL classes for adult immigrants who want to improve their English skills and find career and higher education opportunities in the United States. These classes help learners build confidence and develop the communication skills they need to thrive at work, home and in the community. Students will also improve their basic technology skills. All classes are Hybrid: partly in-person and partly online.  All classes are FREE. Click below to learn more about our classes.

Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Training

NSCAP offers Certified Nurse Aide Training with English support to non-native speakers of English interested in the medical field. Students must be authorized to work in the US and have strong English skills. CNA classes help learners master the health care skills and knowledge and sharpen the English language skills needed to pass the Massachusetts CNA Licensing exams. These classes are free and are run in partnership with Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School. Click below to learn more about this class.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)


Fall Semester: September – December
Spring Semester: January – June

Morning Foundational ESOL – Hybrid

~In-person/Zoom/Online work

(Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)

Days vary by level   

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Evening Foundational ESOL – Hybrid

~In-person/Zoom/Online work

(Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)

Days vary by level

6:30 p.m. –  8:30 p.m. 

Citizenship Test Prep

Summers only

Daytime Schedule


How do I apply?

Click on the “Join our Waitlist” button above to complete a short form to register for ANY classes. We will contact you to make an appointment to take a test. You will then be added to our wait list. 

Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Classes

Do you speak English, but need to prepare for your HiSET/GED?

NSCAP does not offer HiSET or GED classes at this time.  Contact our partners for program availability.

Adult Learning Center at North Shore Community College, Danvers

Beverly Bootstraps, Beverly

Intergenerational Literacy Program, Chelsea

Catholic Charities, Lynn

Pathways, Inc. Adult Education and Training, Lynn

Action Inc, Gloucester


NSCAP provides social services that enable families and individuals to obtain the skills and knowledge they need to become economically self-sufficient, and civically engaged, and to live in dignity and decency.

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Peabody, MA 01960

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