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Job training

Click here for places that can help you find a job.

 

Where can I train for a job or career in the area?

Advanced Welding Institute: Begin or advance a welding career.

Black River Innovation Campus: Skills to be a remote worker or freelancer. 

Central Vermont Adult Basic Education: High school credentials, ESL, skills building, literacy, financial literacy. 

Community College of Vermont, Morrisville (CCV):

Community Kitchen Academy (CKA): the skills to work in food service

Continuing Education and Workforce Development at Vermont Tech, customized trainings for employers and hands-on training for individuals and businesses in:

  • Agriculture & food systems
  • Business
  • Career & Technical teacher
  • Electrical & plumbing
  • Green training
  • Healthcare
  • Human resources
  • Manufacturing

Department of Labor apprenticeships

Ed2Go (through GMTCC): Online, affordable, quick courses to improve skills for the workplace.

Green Mountain Technology and Career Center (GMTCC): Career and Technical programs from GMTCC:

  • Construction
  • HVAC
  • Electrical Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Forestry and Land Management
  • Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
  • Creative Media and Design
  • Computer Networking and Cyber Security
  • Culinary Arts 
  • Business Administration
  • Allied Health

Adult Education programs from GMTCC:

  • Licensed Nursing Assistant certification
  • HVAC NORA Bronze certification
  • Computer Networking and CompTia A+ certification
  • Welding certification

Northern Vermont University (NVU): 

ReSOURCE

  • Construction
  • HVAC
  • Weatherization
  • Career readiness
  • Manufacturing
  • Office administration
  • Much more.

Vermont Adult Career & Technical Education

  • Agriculture & natural resources
  • Computer & office tech
  • Culinary arts
  • Health sciences
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional skills
  • Skilled trades
  • Transportation & heavy equipment

Vermont Med Ed: Training for careers in healthcare. 

Vermont State Library Universal Classes: A large catalogue of online classes in a wide variety of topics.

Vermont Training Program: workforce grants for pre-employment training, training for new hires, and training for incumbent workers. 

Vermont Works for Women:

Vermont Tech: 

Career-focused technical and professional education to prepare students for immediate workplace success and continued learning. Some highlights:

Working Land trainings here, such as:

Industrial Maintenance Apprenticeship, fully grant funded, college credit in:

  • engineering
  • electrical circuits
  • programmable logic controllers
  • more 

Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeship fully grant funded, college credit in:

  • manufacturing processes
  • design communication/solid works
  • computer aided technology
  • more

Healthcare: on demand and in person, various levels of training:

  • Patient care technician
  • Phlebotomy
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical interpreter
  • More

Online IT Bootcamps: for careers in Information Technology

 

Funding

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC): Grants for college and career training. Help applying for financial aid.

HireAbility: Career help for Vermonters with disabilities.

Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act: Department of Labor 

Scholarship for Adult Career Technical Education

 

Free courses

If your job was affected by COVID-19: no cost trainings at Vermont State Colleges. 

Free UVM and CCV courses in digital economy, healthcare, and leadership and management. Courses listed here.

 

Driver’s Education

Precision Driving School

Giroux General Trucking

Associates in Driving

Vermont Adult Career & Technical Education: commercial, forklift, heavy equipment, aviation

 

Information Technology

CompTIA Certifications: to begin or advance a career in Information Technology (IT)

 

MyFutureVT: career advice, training, and support.