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Southwest Tech

The Southwest Vermont Regional Technical School District is committed to career and lifelong learning to prepare secondary and post secondary students for career and lifelong learning in a rapidly changing world. Southwest Tech is located in historic Bennington, Vermont. It serves high school and adult students from Bennington County as well as adjacent New York and Massachusetts. We currently offer many adult technical education programs for individuals who want to enhance their employability or start a new career. Our programs are flexible, fast, and affordable. For more information visit our website or call 802-447-0220.

Types of Classes at Southwest Tech:

  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Licensed Nurse Assistant (LNA)
  • Commercial Driver’s License
  • Dental Assisting
  • Online Career Training Courses
  • Step Up to Childcare
  • Computer Maintenance and Repair
  • CNC Routing

Career fields at Southwest Tech:

Upcoming Classes

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

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

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 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

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

Contact Information

Southwest Tech

321 Park St, Bennington, VT 05201

Contact: Robert Bahny
Phone: (802) 447-0220
Fax: (802) 442-1745
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