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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): $17.59/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

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

Prepare for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Exam In this online clinical medical assistant certification course, you will learn a broad range of skills that make medical assistants versatile …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Burlington Technical Center
Training Type: online

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
Training Type: in-person

Dental Assistants – Radiology

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: March 23, 2024
End Date: April 6, 2024
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
Training Type: in-person

Dental Assisting

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

This comprehensive and in-demand online dental assisting course helps equip you for career success—with no previous experience necessary! You will learn about every aspect of professional dental assisting, including invaluable …

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

Dental Assisting

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

This comprehensive and in-demand online dental assisting course helps equip you for career success—with no previous experience necessary! You will learn about every aspect of professional dental assisting, including invaluable …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Southwest Tech
Training Type: online

Dental Assisting

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

This comprehensive and in-demand online dental assisting course helps equip you for career success—with no previous experience necessary! You will learn about every aspect of professional dental assisting, including invaluable …

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

Dental Assisting

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

This comprehensive and in-demand online dental assisting course helps equip you for career success—with no previous experience necessary! You will learn about every aspect of professional dental assisting, including invaluable …

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

Dental Assisting

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

This comprehensive and in-demand online dental assisting course helps equip you for career success—with no previous experience necessary! You will learn about every aspect of professional dental assisting, including invaluable …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Burlington Technical Center
Training Type: hybrid

Dental Assisting

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

This comprehensive and in-demand online dental assisting course helps equip you for career success—with no previous experience necessary! You will learn about every aspect of professional dental assisting, including invaluable …

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

Dental Assisting – Expanded Function

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: June 17, 2024
End Date: August 2, 2024
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
Training Type: in-person

Dental Assisting Program (Online)

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

Exciting News! Train online to become a Dental Assistant in as little as six months through Ed2Go. Please visit this site for more details: https://careertraining.ed2go.com/nwtcvt/training-programs/clinical-dental-assistant-vouchers-included/ The online course does include an …

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

EMT Winter 2025 Waitlist

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

Schedule: Tuesdays & Wednesdays 6pm – 9pm | Some Saturdays 9am – 4pm | Early January 2025 – Early April 2025   Tuition: Estimated to be $1350 (Subject to Change)   …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education
Training Type: in-person

Licensed Nurse Assistant – LNA

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: March 18, 2024
End Date: May 9, 2024
Class Days: Varies,
Time:  TBD

The spring tuition is $1,800.00 that includes the following: Textbook (which must be returned), workbook, all supplies for classroom and lab work, fingerprinting costs, exam/testing fee for licensed nurse assistant …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Lyndon Institute Adult Career and Technical Education
Training Type: in-person

Licensed Nurse Assistant – LNA

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: February 27, 2024
End Date: April 30, 2024
Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday,
Time:  9:30 a.m. - 3:30 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
Training Type: in-person

Licensed Nurse Assistant – LNA

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: March 19, 2024
End Date: May 4, 2024
Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday,
Time:  4:30-8 T/TH & 6:30-2:30 Saturdays

Limited seating (8) Class dates: March 19 – May 4, 2024 Tuition: $1,900.00 which includes 105 hours (49 scheduled classroom/lab hours, 56 scheduled clinical hours), textbook, and State Examination Fee.  …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Hartford Area Career and Technology Center
Training Type: in-person

Licensed Nurse Assistant – LNA

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: July 8, 2024
End Date: August 1, 2024
Class Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
Time:  8-1PM

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
Training Type: in-person

Licensed Nurse Assistant – LNA

Type of Class: hybrid
Start Date: March 11, 2024
End Date: April 12, 2024
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 March 4, 2024. This course is held at Green Mountain Technology & Career Center …

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

Licensed Nurse Assistant – LNA (May – June 2024)

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: May 7, 2024
End Date: June 27, 2024
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
Training Type: in-person

LICENSED NURSE ASSISTANT PROGRAM (LNA)

Type of Class: hybrid
Start Date: April 9, 2024
End Date: May 30, 2023
Class Days: Tuesday,
Time:  4:30P -8:00P

This course will prepare the student for an entry level position in the nursing field and to apply for Licensed Nurse Assistant (LNA) licensure with the State Board of Nursing.  …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Hannaford Career Center
Training Type: hybrid

Licensed Nurse Assistant-LNA

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: April 23, 2024
End Date: May 23, 2024
Class Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday,
Time:  8-1pm

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
Training Type: in-person

Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: April 15, 2024
End Date: June 19, 2024
Class Days: Monday, Wednesday,
Time:  5pm - 9pm

The LNA Training Program ia approved by the Vermont Board of Nursing  and prepares adults to pass the Red Cross exam required to obtain a license as a nursing assistant …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Center for Technology, Essex
Training Type: in-person

LNA-Nursing Pathway Collaborative Licensed Nursing Assistant Program

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: March 30, 2024
End Date: June 1, 2024
Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday,
Time:  1pm-5pm

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on people’s lives? Join the Nursing Pathway Collaborative Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) training program at SJA Adult Education and NVRH and embark …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education
Training Type: in-person

Massage Therapy

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: August 27, 2024
End Date: May 29, 2025
Class Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday,
Time:  3-8pm

Get trained for a career in one of Vermont’s promising jobs; Massage Therapy.  Students will learn all the skills and techniques necessary to earn your national certification as a massage …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Southwest Tech
Training Type: in-person

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
Training Type: online

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
Training Type: online

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
Training Type: online

Phlebotomy

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: April 23, 2024
End Date: June 18, 2024
Class Days: Varies,
Time:  varies

The spring 2024 program includes 84 hours of classroom, lab, textbook, workbook, all supplies for lab work, exam cost, and one retake if necessary. To be a completer of the …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Lyndon Institute Adult Career and Technical Education
Training Type: in-person