The Lifeskills Education Advancement Program (LEAP) offers classes for personal enrichment. Whether you are looking to learn a new business skill or trade, get fit, or tap into your creative side, LEAP has the class for you! LEAP believes in pursuing your passion at any age and time in your life because learning is a lifelong goal.
Classes and Programs
Get certified in alcohol beverage control and responsible beverage service in six weeks! Former students have become bartenders and bar managers for large hotels and resorts, restaurants and nightclubs. Some students have even gone on to open their own establishments.
If you are looking to enhance business skills or take financial planning and investing into your own hands, we have the class for you! We can help you reach your goal whether it be starting a home-based business or planning for your retirement.
Strengthen your skills for a promotion or transition to college with English/communication courses! Learn sign language or gain confidence in public speaking and become an effective presenter.
Are you passionate about clothing design? Whether you are a beginner or have been sewing for years, our fashion courses can teach you new sewing techniques and the latest fashion trends. Participate in NOCE’s Annual Parade of Needle Arts and Fashion Show and display your designs to the public.
Express your creativity with drawing, painting, ceramics, and photography classes. What may begin as a new hobby could turn into a talent worth sharing.
Healthcare Medical Interpreter Training
This 40-hour course is designed to prepare bilingual and bicultural individuals to work as certified healthcare medical interpreters. Once you complete and pass the course exit exam, you qualify to sit for national certification.
Learn how to play the guitar! Whether your skills are beginning or advanced, our classes offer personalized instruction in a friendly group environment.
Physical Fitness/Dance/Martial Arts
Get fit and improve your personal health and wellness! Courses include aerobics, tai chi, yoga, Zumba, hip hop, salsa, swing, tango, and martial arts for adults.