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Health Sciences

Even entry level jobs in health care can provide an excellent career path. Health care providers generally offer excellent educational benefits to advance your skills. Care providers work in a variety of settings, from private practice offices to hospitals to home health and hospice care. Most training programs include clinical observations or skills practice so you can learn more about the job setting that is a best fit for you. The field is projected to grow significantly in the future.

Types of Classes Offered

  • Licensed Nurse Assistant (LNA)
  • Phlebotomy
  • Medical Assistant (Certified)
  • Medical Coding
  • Dental Assisting
  • Emergency Medical Technician

Our Training Centers with Programs and Certifications in Health Sciences:

Nurse Assistant (LNA): $14.79/hr

Phlebotomist: $16.23/hr

Medical Assisting: $17.22/hr

Medical Records Specialist: $20.50/hr

Dental Assistant: $21.25/hr (2020)

Related Careers

Upcoming Classes

CPR and First Aid Training

Type of Class: in-person
Class Days: Monday, Wednesday,
Time:  Start time is either 3:30 or 4:00

Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid are two separate introductory training courses.  Applicants can take one or both three hour courses that lead to AHA Certification(s).  Classes are limited to six …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Central Vermont Career Center

Dental Assisting Program of VACTEA & VSDS

Type of Class: hybrid
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

Train to become a dental assistant in as little as six months.  This hybrid program includes online learning as well as a paid dental assisting training position with a local …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: North Country Career Center

Dental Assisting Program of VACTEA and VSDS

Type of Class: hybrid
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

Train to become a dental assistant in as little as six months.  This hybrid program includes online learning as well as a paid dental assisting training position with a local …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education

Dental Assisting Program of VACTEA and VSDS

Type of Class: hybrid
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

Train to become a dental assistant in as little as six months.  This hybrid program includes online learning as well as a paid dental assisting training position with a Vermont …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Southwest Tech

Emergency Medical Technician

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: September 1, 2022
End Date: November 12, 2022
Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday,
Time:  6-9pm T/TH; 8am - 4pm SA

This 140-hour course is designed to teach students the skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level and prepare them for certification by the National …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: North Country Career Center

Licensed Nurse Assistant

Type of Class: in-person
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,
Time:  TBD

Limited seating Class dates and times TBD Tuition: $1,400.00 which included 104 hours (68 scheduled classroom/lab hours, 36 scheduled clinical hours and 3 make up dates), textbooks, workbooks, all testing …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Lyndon Institute Adult Career and Technical Education

Licensed Nursing Assistant

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: September 13, 2022
End Date: December 6, 2022
Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday,
Time:  4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

This state-approved course focuses on essentials for nursing assistants and safe and effective practices in the health care setting. Students learn the basics of assisting patients, body mechanics, ethics, and …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: North Country Career Center

Licensed Nursing Assistant

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: September 6, 2022
End Date: November 1, 2022
Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday,
Time:  3-8PM

The Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) program will prepare you for an entry level position in the field of nursing. Demand for skilled professionals at all levels of the nursing field …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Southwest Tech

Medical Administrative Assistant

Type of Class: online
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

The Medical Administrative Assistant program teaches the knowledge and skills relevant for working in a medical office setting-including doctors’ offices, hospitals, insurance companies, and public health clinics. Students are prepared …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Southwest Tech

Medical Assistant, Certified Clinical

Type of Class: online
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

Start your career in healthcare as a Medical Assistant in a high-demand position!  Learn medical terminology, medical law and ethics, HIPAA rules, scheduling systems, patient check-in and check-out, contents of a …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: North Country Career Center

Medical Billing & Coding

Type of Class: online
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

There has never been a better time to enter a career in Medical Billing and Coding. This course will prepare you for success in this rewarding career as you learn …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: North Country Career Center

Pharmacy Technician

Type of Class: online
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

Pharmacy technicians have become indispensable to the health care industry, and it’s a great time to join this growing field. You’ll gain the skills and knowledge to qualify for entry-level …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: North Country Career Center

Phlebotomy

Type of Class: in-person
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

84 hours of classroom and lab, textbook, workbook, all draw supplies, and testing fees. Once all testing is completed and passed you will receive your National Certification

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Lyndon Institute Adult Career and Technical Education