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Yes. Our in-person classes have a live instructor in the same room as the students.
We also offer a live online training option where students and instructors interact in real-time.
For in-person classes, we provide a computer for use during the course. Live online attendees should have their own computer.
Mac or PC is available (choose at checkout) for most courses, but some courses run on only one operating system. See the course page for more detail.
All our classes are taught with projects and exercises and are hands-on. There are instructor demos or lectures throughout the course, but students spend most of the time working on exercises and mini-projects with guidance from the instructor. This hands-on instructional method ensures that participants can apply their skills right after the course.
For most classes, a complimentary book or training manual is provided (physical copy for in-person attendees, and eBook for remote attendees). See the individual course page for more details.
Yes. Each student who completes a 12+ hour course will receive a certificate of completion.
Here is a sample certificate that can be added to your LinkedIn profile and shared on social media.
Certificate programs listed here receive a certificate approved by the Department of Education.
For all in-person classes, we provide computers with the software, so you can travel light. You can bring a pen and notebook to take notes if you'd like.
We will email you prior to the course if your course requires additional materials. For instance:
Noble's classes are taught by experts in their respective fields. This ensures that you learn in-demand and current skills needed in your career.
You'll learn from seasoned designers, developers, marketers, data scientists, and analysts. Many of have their own freelance or consulting practice which helps keep them current with the latest industry trends.
You have some options:
Students may reschedule up to 3 business days before the class start date. Students who need to reschedule outside the permitted time frame may use their free retake to attend the course.
To reschedule, log into your student portal at https://classesportal.com. Log in with your email and choose the class you would like to reschedule.
Students may cancel up to 7 days before the class/program start date and receive a refund, less the registration fee (10% of the undiscounted course price). Cancellations within 7 days are not permitted, but students may reschedule up to three business days before the class start date.
For cancellations, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A student may retake the course once within one year provided that the class is running with an available seat.
To request a retake, log into your student portal at https://classesportal.com. Log in with your email and choose the class you would like to retake.
Yes, there is no additional cost to retake a course within one year of the original course date.
We offer two payment plan options for select programs:
Both options have no interest or added fees and require a 10% deposit at checkout.
The Climb Credit student loan requires an application and is subject to approval and a credit check, while installment plans are automatically approved (no application or credit check).
See below for more details on how these payment plans work.
The following programs qualify for payment plans:
Here is an example of the class payments you will be charged for the Graphic Design Certificate (package price of $2,995):
The total payments (including the deposit) will equal the price of the program. The non-refundable deposit is credited towards your tuition.
There is no interest or additional fees for either plan, but late fees apply to late payments in the student loan option.
If made in accordance with our class cancellation policies, cancellations are subject to full refunds, minus any registration fees.
At checkout for qualifying programs, select the payment plan option that works best for you. Place the order with the 10% deposit.
Installment Plan: You will be approved automatically
Climb Credit Student Loan: After you register and place the deposit, we will send you a link to apply for the loan on Climb Credit's website. If you are not approved, you can switch to the installment plan or cancel your registration and receive your deposit back in full
Installment Plan: No credit check
Climb Credit Student Loan: Requires a credit check if you are approved for the loan (the initial application is a soft credit check)
Installment plan: We charge your credit card seven days prior to the start of the first course
Climb Credit Student Loan: You will make your first monthly payment to Climb Credit about one month from the start date of the program
Installment plans: Anyone who selects that option is automatically approved (no credit check or application). However, students must make timely payments to continue their enrollment
Climb Credit: Qualified borrowers based on credit criteria set by Climb Credit
Installment plan: Since payments are made prior to the start date of any course in the program, you can stop making payments at any time and have no future obligations. You will not be granted access to future classes in the program and the deposit is non-refundable
Climb Credit Student Loan: Since this a registered student loan, failure to make payments can result in loan default. For more information, or if you are having trouble making payments, please contact Climb Credit for payment assistance
Installment plan: There is no lender; this is a pay-as-you-go style payment plan where students must pay before the start of each course, and therefore there is no formal loan or obligation incurred
Climb Credit Student Loan: Climb Credit is the lender. Climb Credit is an approved and licensed provider of student loans. Noble Desktop is not the lender
Installment plan: Yes. Everyone, including international attendees, is automatically approved
Climb Credit Student Loan: Yes, but a co-borrower with a valid United States address and social security number will have to co-sign the loan
Installment plan: We will charge your credit card seven days prior to the start date of each course. Contact us if you would like to make payments by check.
Climb Credit Student Loan: Make payments directly through your Climb Credit portal via credit card or ACH. You can set up automatic payments.
Installment Plan: No; this is not a loan or credit product and there is no credit check
Climb Credit Student Loan: There is a soft credit check for applying (which does not impact your credit score), and a hard credit check if you accept the loan. How a hard credit check might impact your credit depends on each student's personal credit situation and we cannot provide further guidance. Additionally, since this is a loan product, any late and missed payments could have an adverse impact on your credit. Please consult with Climb Credit about potential impacts on your credit
We offer no-interest student loans through our partner, Climb Credit, for select programs. Here's how it works:
To see a full list of eligible programs, go to our Climb Credit Student Loans page.
The total payments (including the deposit) will equal the price of the program. There is no interest or additional fees, but late fees will apply for late payments. The non-refundable deposit is credited towards your tuition.
Climb Credit loans require a credit check if you are approved for the loan (the initial application is a soft credit check).
There is a soft credit check for applying, and a hard credit check if you accept the loan. The soft credit check at application will not impact your credit score. How a hard credit check might impact your credit depends on each student's personal credit situation and we cannot provide further guidance. Additionally, since this is a loan product, any late or missed payments could have an adverse impact on your credit. Please consult with Climb Credit about potential impacts on your credit.
At checkout, you will pay the 10% program deposit to Noble Desktop.
After approval from Climb Credit, you will make 12 monthly payments to Climb Credit for the balance of the program. The first payment is due one month from the program start date.
You will make the 12 monthly payments on your Climb Credit student portal via credit card or ACH. They offer an option to mail checks as well. Autopayment is available with ACH payments.
After submitting your deposit at checkout, we will direct you to apply for the loan on Climb Credit's website.
You will complete a short application, and most participants are notified instantly whether they've been approved or rejected.
If approved, Climb Credit will send you documents to sign to officially accept the loan.
If rejected, there is sometimes an opportunity to address issues in your credit history.
Yes, but a co-borrower with a valid United States address and social security number will have to co-sign the loan.
Discounts are applied at checkout (no promo code required) and will be verified after you place your order.
Yes, we offer discounts for companies registering multiple employees. Email us at email@example.com for more information.
For certificate programs, the discount is embedded in the program price, so no action is required to receive your discount.
For the 10% repeat student discount and the $100 paying for yourself discount, apply the discount at checkout by selecting those options. We will verify any discounts after your order is placed.
If you purchase multiple classes in the same order, the repeat student discount will automatically apply to every class that qualifies but the first.
Our facility is now open in-person (weekday classes only) with limited seating and strict social distancing & safety guidelines.
Until further notice, in-person attendance will be limited to approximately one-third of normal capacity to ensure a distance of 6 feet between participants.
Live online ("remote" or "virtual") training is still available for any course (weekdays, evenings, and weekend options available for most courses)
We have implemented strict social distancing and sanitation guidelines as follows:
Yes. You can take the course live online and retake it in-person within a year.
Our live online training is interactive and hands-on just like our in-person classes. Learn more about the live online experience at Noble Desktop.
Students must have a Mac or PC available and a strong internet connection.
Each class requires a different software. See the class page for more information or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will work with participants prior to the class date to ensure that everything is set up properly.
There are no additional costs payable to Noble for live online training. Students may be required to purchase a license for the software if a free trial is not available.
Email us if you need assistance.
Yes, most of our classes are available remotely through screen sharing software (we use Zoom). Participants can hear the instruction, ask questions, and even share their screen with the instructor. However, because our classes are activity-based and taught by a live instructor, we strongly encourage students who are local to the area to attend in person!
We send the Zoom meeting URL one day prior to the class start date. If within one day and you haven't received it (and it's not in your spam folder), email us at email@example.com
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will help you get set up with a free trial. If that is not possible, we will explore alternatives based on the required software.
To view or download your receipt, log into your student portal at https://classesportal.com with your email.
Please note that we only invoice companies, not individuals. At checkout, select Corporate Invoice and we will send an invoice to the email address associated with your account. For assistance or any questions, email us at email@example.com.
At Noble Desktop, we teach a variety of technology skills across design, data, coding, business, and marketing.
We offer courses and programs to help learners achieve the following goals:
We offer several resources for students to find the perfect program:
All Noble courses and certificate programs require working knowledge of computers, either a Mac or PC.
Our certificate programs are open to beginners with no prior knowledge in the field of study.
Certain standalone courses require prerequisite knowledge. See the course page for details.
At Noble, we cultivate an effective and engaging learning experience with the following:
The Learn The Skills Guarantee at Noble Desktop is our guarantee that you'll learn the concepts covered in the course syllabus or your tuition is on us.
We've had tens of thousands of students complete our courses over the past three decades.
See our student testimonials from almost 3,000 satisfied alumni.
Noble's certificate programs include a package of in-demand skills that help learners start or pivot to a new career. Some programs include one-on-one mentoring sessions which can be used for job support. View the certificate page to see which programs are eligible for mentoring, visit our mentoring page.
We want you to succeed in your career goals. In each class, you’ll learn with hands-on projects and interact with a live instructor.
To help you take it to the next level, certain programs also include 1-on-1 mentoring sessions where you can
Learn more about mentoring here. Check out the individual certificate pages to see which programs include mentoring and how many hours are included.