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Professional Skills

Professional skills development can help you to get and keep work supporting others in a wide range of professional fields. These positions can support financial, educational, or public relations functions in many different types of industry sectors. These careers typically require both technical skill and knowledge about systems and practices and an understanding of how to form effective relationships with diverse groups of people.

Types of Classes Offered

  • Step up to Administrative Assisting
  • Intro to Quickbooks
  • Cosmetology
  • Prepare to be a Paraprofessional

Our Training Centers with Programs and Certifications in Professional Skills:

Administrative Assistants: $19.18/hr
Bookkeeper: $21.18/hr
Cosmetologist: $13.19/hr
Education Paraprofessional: $16.50/hr

Related Careers

Upcoming Classes

Building Hope and Trust in Your Department or Your Organization

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: September 29, 2022
Class Days: Thursday,

 Learn about knowing staff members’ basic needs, promoting a positive climate, and developing practices to promote hope and trust.   

Career Field: Professional Skills
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education

Building Relationships

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: September 15, 2022
Class Days: Thursday,

Learn about building relationships, building credibility, and understanding personal styles.

Career Field: Professional Skills
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education

Building Strong Teams

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: October 13, 2022
Class Days: Thursday,

Learn about establishing clarity and shared understanding, promoting collaboration, and developing a team skill set.

Career Field: Professional Skills
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education

Building Trust in the Workplace

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: October 11, 2022
Class Days: Tuesday,
Career Field: Professional Skills
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education

Essential of Leadership

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: November 3, 2022
Class Days: Thursday,

Learn about developing self-awareness and reflection, maintaining integrity, and supporting employees through change

Career Field: Professional Skills
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education

Introduction to Positive Psychology: A Train the Trainers Course

Type of Class: online
Start Date: September 13, 2022
End Date: December 6, 2022
Class Days: Tuesday,
Time:  4pm - 6pm

Do you work in healthcare, childcare, or education and consider emotional well-being to be a crucial part of any meaningful caring and learning experience? If so, this course will help …

Career Field: Professional Skills
Training Center: North Country Career Center

Managing Conflict Part 1

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: September 13, 2022
End Date: September 13, 2022
Class Days: Tuesday,
Career Field: Professional Skills
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education

Managing Conflict Part 2

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: September 27, 2022
Class Days: Tuesday,
Career Field: Professional Skills
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education

Resilience for Leaders

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: December 9, 2022
Class Days: Tuesday,
Career Field: Professional Skills
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education

Shift from Colleague to Supervisor

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: September 1, 2022
End Date: September 1, 2022
Class Days: Tuesday,

Learn about shifting your mindset, acknowledging some key realities, and developing important practices.

Career Field: Professional Skills
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education

Supporting Employees During Change Part 1: Emotions and Buy-In During Change

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: November 8, 2022
Class Days: Tuesday,
Career Field: Professional Skills
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education

Supporting Employees During Change Part 2: Striving for Success During Change

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: November 30, 2022
Class Days: Wednesday,
Career Field: Professional Skills
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education

Transforming Teams

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: October 31, 2022
Class Days: Tuesday,
Career Field: Professional Skills
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education