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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

CDL A – Vermont Commercial Driver’s License Class A

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: August 22, 2022
Class Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
Time:  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Earn your CDL and start your new career. $5600 – Class A (Tuition includes first time permit, endorsement, and road testing fees, drug testing, physical, textbooks, and instruction.) To qualify …

Career Field: Transportation & Heavy Equipment
Training Center: North Country Career Center

CDL A – Vermont Commercial Driver’s License Class A

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: August 22, 2022
Class Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
Time:  8:30am - 4:30pm

Earn your CDL class A and start your new career. This course includes classroom and road training, permit testing, road testing, DOT physical, and drug testing. Students must be over …

Career Field: Transportation & Heavy Equipment
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education

CDL Class

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: July 11, 2022
End Date: August 19, 2022
Class Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
Time:  8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Dates:  July 11, 2022-August 19, 2022 Time: 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. M-F Location:  River Bend Career and Technical Center 36 Oxbow Drive Bradford, VT THE LAST WEEK COULD BE IN BARRE, …

Career Field: Transportation & Heavy Equipment
Training Center: River Bend Career and Technical Center

CDLA-01: COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE (A ENDORSEMENT)

Type of Class: in-person
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Saturday,
Time:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Stafford Driver Training School is a member of the National Association of Publicly-Funded Truck Driving Schools (NAPFTDS) operated through the Adult and Continuing Education program at Stafford Technical Center …

Career Field: Transportation & Heavy Equipment
Training Center: Stafford Technical Center

CDLB-02: COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE (B ENDORSEMENT)

Type of Class: in-person
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Saturday,
Time:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Stafford Driver Training School is a member of the National Association of Publicly-Funded Truck Driving Schools (NAPFTDS) operated through the Adult and Continuing Education program at Stafford Technical Center …

Career Field: Transportation & Heavy Equipment
Training Center: Stafford Technical Center

CNC Wood Router, Intro

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

This class provides detailed safety and operations training on our CNC Wood Router. Students will learn how to operate the router and CAM software using VCarve Pro. This design and …

Career Field: Manufacturing
Training Center: Hannaford Career Center

Commercial Driver’s License-Class B

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: August 24, 2022
End Date: November 23, 2022
Class Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday,
Time:  6-7:30AM, additional driving time scheduled with instructor required

The Commercial Driver’s License Class B program is your first step toward a career driving commercial vehicles. This primarily includes straight trucks though at the conclusion of the course students …

Career Field: Transportation & Heavy Equipment
Training Center: Southwest Tech

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 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: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education

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

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

Glowforge Laser Cutter – Intro

Type of Class: in-person
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,
Time:  Two evenings from 4:30-7:00PM

By attending the in-person workshop, you will learn all about how laser cutters and engravers work, basic laser cutter anatomy, how to operate the Glowforge laser cutter hardware and software, …

Career Field: Manufacturing
Training Center: Hannaford Career Center

HAVCR – Basic Refrigeration & Charging Procedures

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: September 19, 2022
End Date: November 30, 2022
Class Days: Monday, Wednesday,
Time:  3pm - 6 pm

This course is an introduction to air conditioning and refrigeration theory, application, systems, components, troubleshooting, and system charging. Hands-on training in our HVACR lab will test students in a variety …

Career Field: Skilled Trades
Training Center: North Country Career Center

HVACR Technician Training Program

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: August 30, 2022
End Date: May 18, 2023
Class Days: Tuesday, Thursday,
Time:  5:30pm - 8:30pm

This program provides students with the opportunity to learn the theory and skills necessary to begin a HVACR career and/or continue to post secondary training. Students will master a variety …

Career Field: Skilled Trades
Training Center: Center for Technology, Essex

IT Support Specialist

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

This programs covers foundational hardware and software skills to help you prepare for a career in the information technology field. The program will help you understand technology careers, hardware basics, …

Career Field: Computer & Office Technology
Training Center: Southwest Tech

Legal Secretary

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

If you’re looking to start a rewarding career as a vital part of a law office or courthouse, this program will prepare you for the career you want. Through flexible …

Career Field: Computer & Office Technology
Training Center: Southwest Tech

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: July 5, 2022
End Date: August 1, 2022
Class Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
Time:  8AM-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

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

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

MEDL-07: Licensed Nurse Assistant (Accelerated Summer Class)

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: July 6, 2022
End Date: August 24, 2022
Class Days: Monday, Wednesday,
Time:  9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:    6/3/2022 Students Must Be 18 Years of Age The cost of tuition does not include the following: Application Fees, Testing Fees, Books or Supplies. The LNA Program …

Career Field: Health Sciences
Training Center: Stafford Technical Center

OSHA-10

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

Learn safe work practices and earn your Department of Labor OSHA-10 Construction or General Industry card.  Perfect for anyone in a construction or manufacturing job, our online course can be …

Career Field: Manufacturing
Training Center: North Country Career Center

OSHA-10 Construction

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

Students will learn safe work practices and earn their OSHA-10 Construction industry cards. Fully online, asynchronous format allows students to log in any time of the day or night. This …

Career Field: Manufacturing
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education

OSHA-30

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

This 30-hour course provides extended safety training for managers and jobsite supervisors.  Successful completers of the course will earn the Department of Labor OSHA-30 Construction or General Industry card.  This …

Career Field: Manufacturing
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

POST-SECONDARY AVIATION AND AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: August 31, 2022
End Date: June 1, 2023
Class Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
Time:  8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F School Year

If you have a passion for aviation, love hands-on work and complex problem solving, a career in aviation may be for you. There is a huge, unmet demand for qualified …

Career Field: Transportation & Heavy Equipment
Training Center: Burlington Technical Center

Resilience for Leaders

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: December 6, 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

Tractor Safety

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

Students will learn tractor safety protocols, tractor controls and operation, preventive maintenance and upkeep. Students will be able to practice driving and operating our John Deere and Kubota with hydrostatic …

Career Field: Agriculture & Natural Resources
Training Center: Hannaford Career Center

Transforming Teams

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: October 25, 2022
Class Days: Tuesday,
Career Field: Professional Skills
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education

Vermont Propane/Natural Gas Continuing Education Seminar

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: July 22, 2022
Class Days: Friday,
Time:  8:00am - 4:30pm

VFDA’s 8 Hour CETP Seminar fulfills the renewal requirements for Propane & Natural Gas Certification. The seminar includes the required two hours of CO/Venting instruction (VTFP-1)

Career Field: Skilled Trades
Training Center: North Country Career Center

VOICEOVER GPS PROGRAM

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

Prepare for your exciting new career in the voiceover industry!  Students will understand and master performance techniques, technical skills, hardware and software used in the field, and procedures and practices …

Career Field: Skilled Trades
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education

Woodworking – Basic

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

Designed for those interested in learning the basics of woodworking. Learn the basic techniques and tools needed to get started in woodworking. Classes will be held in our woodshop with …

Career Field: Skilled Trades
Training Center: Hannaford Career Center