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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

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) + Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS)

Type of Class: online
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,
Time:  Online at your convenience

Date:  Online rolling monthly admission Tuition:  $3995 This course is completely online-please contact Tracy Puffer via email at tracy.puffer@oesu.org to register. Indeed.com listed over 100 Medical Assistant/Electronic Records Specialists jobs …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: River Bend Career and Technical Center

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

CPR/AED/First Aid Certification

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: January 28, 2023
End Date: January 28, 2023
Class Days: Saturday,
Time:  8:30am - 1:30pm

Heartsaver®  First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking, or sudden cardiac arrest …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: North Country 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

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: Hannaford 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 Vermont State …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Windham Regional Career Center

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT) TRAINING

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: January 3, 2023
End Date: April 30, 2023
Class Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday,
Time:  Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 6pm-9pm; Some Saturdays: 9am-4pm - January 14, January 28, February 11, February 25, March 18

The Emergency Medical Technician course prepares the student to provide pre-hospital assessment and care for patients of all ages with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries. Areas of …

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

Expanded Function Dental Assisting

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: June 19, 2023
End Date: August 4, 2023
Class Days: Varies,
Time:  8:30am - 3:30pm

The program provides didactic instruction, laboratory and clinical exercises for advanced operative procedures. The following seven weeks of instruction at the Center for Technology, Essex will consist of 98 hours …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Center for Technology, Essex

Licensed Nurse Assistant – LNA

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 Nurse Assistant – LNA

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: January 24, 2023
End Date: April 6, 2023
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 Nurse Assistant – LNA

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: February 21, 2023
End Date: April 27, 2023
Class Days: Monday, Wednesday,
Time:  9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

The LNA Program is designed to prepare eligible candidates to practice as a nurse assistant providing direct patient care.  The necessary knowledge and skills gained throughout the course will prepare …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Stafford Technical Center

Licensed Nurse Assistant – LNA

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: January 10, 2023
End Date: March 2, 2023
Class Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday,
Time:  3:45pm - 8:45pm

LNAs are in high demand.  The 8-week program is targeted to individuals who are interested in beginning level, skilled positions in healthcare.  This state-approved course will prepare the student with …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Windham Regional Career Center

Licensed Nurse Assistant – LNA

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: January 3, 2023
End Date: February 16, 2023
Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday,
Time:  4:30-8 T/TH & 7:00-3:30 Sundays

Type of Class: In-Person Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday Time:  4:30-8:00 T/TH & 7:00-3:30 Sundays Limited seating (8) Class dates: March 7 – April 18 2023 Tuition: $1,500.00 which includes 102 …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Hartford Area Career and Technology Center

Licensed Nurse Assistant – LNA

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: January 10, 2023
End Date: March 9, 2023
Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday,
Time:  4:15am - 8:15pm

Total of 72 classroom hours + 32 clinical hours.  Tuition DOES NOT INCLUDE the testing fee of $175.  The testing fee company will only accept credit/debit cards when registering for the …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Northwest Career & Technical Center

Licensed Nurse Assistant – LNA

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: January 10, 2023
End Date: March 15, 2023
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

Licensed Nurse Assistant – LNA

Type of Class: hybrid
Start Date: March 13, 2023
End Date: April 14, 2023
Class Days: Monday, Wednesday,
Time:  3:30 pm - 7:00 pm

There must be at least 6 students registered in order for this course to run by February 16, 2023. This course is held at Green Mountain Technology & Career Center …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Green Mountain Technology & Career Center

Licensed Nurse Assistant LNA

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: February 14, 2023
End Date: April 20, 2023
Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday,
Time:  4:30-8:00

Licensed Nurse Assistants are in high demand!  Nurse assisting is a “Bright Outlook” career headed for faster than average wage growth and opportunity.  This  program targets individuals who are interested …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Hannaford Career Center

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

Phlebotomy Technician Training

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: January 14, 2023
End Date: March 18, 2023
Class Days: Saturday,
Time:  9am - 1pm

The Phlebotomy training program will provide a combination of lecture, lab, clinical observation and hands-on practical experience aimed at developing the skills needed to work in an entry level position …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Center for Technology, Essex

Radiology for Dental Assistants

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: March 18, 2023
End Date: April 1, 2023
Class Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday,
Time:  Varies

This course is designed to prepare dental assistants for an endorsement in radiology in the dental office. Emphasis is placed on understanding and practicing the essentials of radiographic clinical procedures.

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Center for Technology, Essex