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September to December 2010
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Bennington, VT 05201
321 Park St.
Bennington, VT 05201
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Southwest Vermont Career Development Center
Computer Software Specialist Certificate Graphic/Web Design Certificate Medical Office Specialist Certificate
Completion of four courses: Intro to Computers, Completion of 4 courses in series. (on campus or online)
Word, Excel, Access (on campus or online) Completion of three courses (on campus or Medical Transcription 1 & 2
online) N. Smith, Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., 9/21-11/9, rm.
Computer Basics – A or B 222C, 24 hrs., $295. Pre-req. typing/word pro-
J. Jozefiak, Mon. & Wed., 5:30-7:40 p.m., 9/27- cessing, medical terminology. Learn techniques,
10/20, rm. 222C (A); or M. Letourneau, Mon. & Web Design 101
S. Wiltshire, Mon. & Wed., 5:30-8:30 p.m., 9/27- formats, practice transcribing on computer from
Wed., 5:30-8 p.m., 11/1-11/17, rm. 057C (B), 15 medical tapes. Past completers may continue skill
hrs., $195. Basics of using a computer, Windows, 10/25 (no class 10/11), rm. 156C, 24 hrs., $275. building with case dictation.
Internet, exploration of features in all programs Pre-req. file management. Learn HTML/XHTML,
e.g. editing, saving, printing, communicating with CSS, to design a web page and organize content
others, plus topics requested. Medical Office Procedures
for usability. S. Daugherty, Mon. & Wed., 6-9 p.m., 9/27-10/13
Intro to Computers – A or B (no class 10/11), rm. 073C, 15 hrs., $195. Learn
N. Jozefiak, Thurs., 9/23-11/18 (A), or J. Jozefiak, Social Media for Business medical office administrative procedures including
Mon. & Wed., 11/1-11/29, (B), 5:30-8:30 p.m., S. Wiltshire, Wed., 5:30-8:30 p.m., 10/27, rm. patient coordinator role and customer service.
rm. 222C, 24 hrs., $275. Learn basics of 156C, 3 hrs., $30. Learn how to use social web-
Windows, word processing, spreadsheets, graph- sites e.g. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and blogs Medical Insurance Billing
ics, and other topics requested. Increase your to market your business. VT Business Magazine S. Daugherty, Mon. & Wed., 6-9 p.m., 10/25-
ease and effectiveness in using computers for featured this in 7/09. 11/17, rm. 073C, 24 hrs., $295. Pre-req. medical
work. terminology or experience. Learn medical billing
Adobe InDesign – Level 1 for commercial, government, other insurance pro-
MS Excel 2007- Level 1- A or B A. Boey, Tues. & Thurs., 5:30-8:30 p.m., 9/28- grams, claims forms, codes, regulations, visit
M. Douglas, Tues. & Thurs., 9/28-10/12 (A), or B. 10/21, rm. 156C, 24 hrs., $275. Pre-req. comput- physician’s practice.
Houle, Mon. & Wed., 11/8-11/22 (B), 5:30-8:30 er skills. Learn page layout skills with Adobe
p.m., rm. 220C, 15 hrs., $195. Learn to design InDesign CS 3, tools to manipulate and edit text
worksheets, editing, viewing, printing, formulas Medical Terminology 1
and graphics, with simple projects e.g. flyer, K. Slade, Tues. 6-9 p.m., 11/2, 9, 16, 30, 12/7,
and functions, data appearance, charting, saving. newsletter, poster. rm. 073C, 15 hrs., $195. Intro to medical terms
MS Excel 2007- Level 2 associated with body systems, diagnostics, pro-
B. Houle, Mon. & Wed., 5:30-8:30 p.m., 11/29- Graphic Design 101 cedures, and treatments, with understanding of
12/13, rm. 220C, 15 hrs., $195. Pre-req. Excel. A. Boey, Tues. & Thurs., 5:30-8:30 p.m.,10/26- the structure and meaning of medical terms.
Sorting data, adding graphics, templates, protect- 11/30 (no class 11/11, 11/23), rm. 156C, 24 hrs.,
ing workbooks, creating tables/outlines, linking $275. Pre-req. Adobe InDesign CS 3. Using Intro to Massage Therapy
cells and formulas, sorting, filtering. InDesign CS3, learn principles of graphic design M. Freitas LMT & F. Freitas, Tues. 6-9 p.m.,
by doing projects e.g. logo, flyers, for that profes- 10/19, rm. 073C, 3 hrs., $30. Intro to field of
Computer Certification Prep sional quality look in print. massage therapy, history, types, ethics, safety
A. Sebborn, Tues. & Thurs., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 9/28- issues, basic anatomy & physiology, reference
11/4, rm. 226C, 24 hrs., $195. For technicians Adobe Photoshop – Level 1 materials, and practical demonstration of tech-
interested in preparing for A+ or Cisco Certified S. Wiltshire, Mon. & Wed., 5:30-8:30 p.m., 11/8- niques.
Network Administrator certifications. Continue 12/6, rm. 156C, 24 hrs., $275. Pre-req.file man-
individualized work with Cisco system coursework agement. Learn to edit and enhance quality of
until completed. Reiki – Level 1
photo imagery for graphic design, web, or pho- A. Mazur, Mon. 6-7:30 p.m., 10/25-11/8, rm.
tography, with coaching on projects. Use the 127C, 4.5 hrs., $65. Reiki is an ancient method of
Computer Doctor – PC Troubleshooting industry standard software tools.
J. Mativi, Mon., 6:30-8:30 p.m., 10/25-11/8, rm. natural healing that uses energy channeled
147C, 6 hrs., $75. Basic tuning up, troubleshoot- Digital Photography through a practitioner’s hands to restore health
ing, repair, and upgrading of computer hardware, G. Palmer, Tues., Wed. & Thurs., 7-9 p.m., 12/2- and a sense of well-being. Become attuned to
security/buying tips. 12/16, rm. 156C, 14 hrs., $150. Basic use of digi- Level 1 by Reiki Master Teacher.
MS Word 2007- Level 1 tal camera, light, composition, editing, printing Pharmacy Technician Certification
M. Madison, Mon. & Wed., 6-9 p.m., 9/27-10/13, photos. W. Bennett, J. Sherman, Tues. & Thurs., 6-9
(no class 10/11), rm. 220C, 15 hrs., $195. Learn p.m., 1/14-6/15/10, rm. 147C/& SVMC Pharmacy,
word processing basics, editing, formats, tips and 120 hrs., $1500. Pre-req. medical terminology,
tricks in producing high quality documents e.g. HSD/GED. Study pharmacology & clinical skills to
letters, reports, flyers, graphics, for home & work. Business Certificate prepare for PTCB national certification exam.
MS Word 2007- Level 2 Hands-on practical activities for pharmacy work.
M. Madison, Mon. & Wed., 6-9 p.m., 10/18-11/1, Completion of three courses, Excel acceptable. (on Certification required in NY/MA, and by some
rm. 220C, 15 hrs., $195. Learn more software fea- campus or online) pharmacies in VT.
tures, shortcuts, and apply to your projects and
work. Use more of the power of the program and QuickBooks Pro – Level 1 A or B
new features. T. Roan, Mon. & Wed., 6-9 p.m., 9/22-10/6 (A) or The Creative Economy
Tues., 10/19-11/16 (B), rm. 057C, 15 hrs., $195.
MS Access 2007- Level 1 Business accounting software to set up, manage The State of Vermont promotes the Creative
J. Shultz, Tues. & Thurs., 6-9 p.m., 10/19-11/2, accounts payable/receivable, payroll, inventory, Economy, craftspeople, and their work.
rm. 220C, 15 hrs., $195. Learn how to use, build, bank reconciliations, budget, general ledger,
manage, maintain and document a database. reports. Basic Watercolor Painting
QuickBooks Pro – Level 2 T. Conner, Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., 9/21-10/12, rm.
MS Access 2007- Level 2 041C, 10 hrs., $85 + optional $65 materials fee.
J. Shultz, Tues. & Thurs., 6-9 p.m., 11/9, 16, 18, T. Roan, Mon., 6-9 p.m., 10/18 & 10/25, rm. 057C,
30, 12/2, rm. 220C, 15 hrs., $195. Pre-req. 6 hrs., $90. For current QuickBooks users, prob- Learn the key fundamentals of this unique and
Access 1 or experience. Learn how to design and lem-solving, troubleshooting for the business envi- beautiful medium.Class covers basic washes,
query a relational database, customize input ronment. color mixing, brush handling, and basic composi-
forms, and create custom reports. tion.
Office Accounting 1
MS PowerPoint 2007 N. Hogan, Thurs., 6-9 p.m., 10/7-11/18, 18 hrs., Landscape Painting in Watercolor
E. Harwood, Wed., 6-9 p.m., 10/13 & 10/20, rm. $225. Learn accounting principles applied to a T. Conner, Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., 10/19-11/9, rm.
057C, 6 hrs., $90. Develop a slide presentation for busi- business: debit/credit analysis, journal entry, bal- 041C, 10 hrs., $85. In this class, working from
ness and education uses. Visually inform others/make ance sheets, profit/loss statements, ledgers. photographs, you will learn and develop the tech-
the sale. niques, color mixing, design & composition skills
Office Accounting 2 needed to paint successful landscapes in water-
MS Publisher 2007 N. Hogan, Mon. & Wed., 6-9 p.m., 12/6-12/15, rm. color.
E. Harwood, Tues., 6-9 p.m., 11/30 & 12/7, rm. 057C, 12 hrs., $175. Payroll, additional applica-
057C, 6 hrs., $90. Develop flyers, brochures, tions to small business. Advanced Watercolor Painting Techniques
newsletters, cards, and print publications with this T. Conner, Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., 11/16, 30, 12/7,
graphics software tool. Retirement Planning
B. McKenna, Mon., 6:30-8 p.m., 10/4, rm. 147C, 14,, rm. 041C, 10 hrs., $85. Learn techniques
1.5 hrs., free. Professional financial advisor pres- that will transform the look of your watercolor
ents information necessary to plan for retirement. paintings. The class covers wash and flow con-
Optional followup session on individual basis. trol, edge and advanced brush techniques, design
Classroom Based Learning / Adult Education & The Learning Institute
Blueprint Reading - Mechanical Feedback for Performance Improvement
The Creative Economy J. Gauthier, Mon. & Wed., 6-9 p.m., 9/27-10/13 R. Mills, Thurs., 6-9 p.m., 10/14, rm. 073C, 3 hrs.,
$65. For supervisors to learn to improve employ-
(no class 10/11) rm. 076-077C, 15 hrs., $215.
Basic Drawing: You Can Draw Intro to blueprint reading for industrial applica- ees’ performance and enhance career develop-
J. D’Allaird, Mon., 6-9 p.m., 10/4, 18, 25, rm. tions, with a focus on interpretation, an essential ment. How to effectively discuss performance
041C, 9 hrs., $75 + materials/tools. Anyone can for quality production. issues, establish objectives, give feedback that is
learn the basics of shape, form, composition, bal- timely and motivating.
ance, and light in practicing drawing by hand. Autodesk Inventor
J. Gauthier, Mon. & Wed., 6-9 p.m., 10/25-11/29 Saying the Right Thing at the Right Time:
Drawing 2 (no class 11/24) rm. 076-077C, 30 hrs., $395. Assertiveness Skills
J. D’Allaird, Mon., 6-9 p.m., 11/1-15, rm. 041C, 9 Learn features of 3-D mechanical design soft- S. Mills, Mon., 6-9 p.m., 10/18, rm. 147C, 3 hrs.,
hrs., $75 + materials/tools. Refine drawing tech- ware, for product simulation, tooling creation, $65. For life and business success, learn and
niques with still life subjects, with coaching from other applications. practice skills that win respect and build rapport
instructor. in interactions. Invest in yourself and build confi-
Welding – January 2011 dence. Do this now.
Italic Calligraphy 3 Hours to an Even Better Customer Service
A. Kremers, Thurs., 6:30-8:30 p.m., 9/23-10/28, Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
rm. 041C, 12 hrs., $125 + $26 materials. Learn B. Gabrus, Tues. & Thurs., 5-8 p.m., 9/21-10/21, Reputation: Your Organization, Team, Self
the art of beautiful handwriting through instructor rm. 031C, 30 hrs., $395. Learn how to plan, exe- S. Mills, Wed., 9 a.m.-noon, 11/17, Assembly
demonstrations, examples, and practice. cute operations in automated manufacturing with Room, 3 hrs., $65. Gain a fresh perspective on
CNC machines. Pre-req. computer, blueprint, customer service and the positive impact these
Ethnobotany, Herbalism and Medicine 1 & 2 machine skills. changes can make for your organization and your
K. McElheny, Wed., 5-7 p.m., 10/13-10/20 rm personal reputation.
TBA, 4 hrs., $40. Historical use of wild edibles, AutoCAD 1
medicinal preparation, tinctures, and root prep. B. Gabrus, Tues. & Thurs., 5-8 p.m., 11/2-12/7 Programs with Partners
Level 2: 10/27 - 11/3, 4 hrs. $40. Improve your (no class 11/11, 23, 25), rm. 031C, 24 hrs., $295.
health through the use of herbal supplements. Develop basic skill with AutoCAD software, com-
puter-aided design for 2-D work. Commercial Drivers License (A and B)
Water Resources Stafford Driver Training School, Sat.,8-4 p.m.,14
K. McElheny, Wed., 5-7 p.m., 11/10-11/17, PLC/Ladder Logic 1 & 2 weeks, rolling admissions through 6/30. CDL-A
Assembly room, 4 hrs., $40. From permits to M. O'Neil, Mon. & Wed., 6-9 p.m., 10/4-11/8, $4990, CDL-B or B-A Upgrade $2588 (includes
development, learn to protect water resources on Abacus Automation, 30 hrs., $395. Level 1: Use permit and license test fees, books). Earn a CDL
your land, including wells, septic, drinking water. of PLC's and electronic ladder logic to program Class A or B license, with classroom training and
and troubleshoot machinery operation in modern behind-the-wheel instruction. More info: Bob
Getting Paid to Talk: An Introduction to manufacturing. Level 2: more advanced program- Mazur 447-3596, Bill Lucci 802-770-1032,
Professional Voice Acting ming. www.stafforddrivertraining.com
P. Greenberg, Tues, 10/19, 6-8:30 p.m., rm. Licensed Nursing Assistant Certification
127C, 2.5 hrs., $30. Explore voice-over work for Mechanical Inspection
TV, film, radio, the demo tape, getting the job. E. Duda, Tues. & Thurs., 6-9 p.m., 9/28-10/12 (no Stafford Technical Center, Mon. & Wed.
Read commercial copy for critique by a voice class 10/11), rm. 076-077C, 15 hrs., $215. Learn 5:30–8:30 p.m., 9/20- 2/03/11; or Mon. & Wed.
coach. Learn more: the basics of measuring tools e.g. calipers, 11:00 a.m.– 2:00 p.m. 9/20- 2/03/1; or Tues.
http://www.voicecoaches.com/gptt. micrometers, gauges, calibration, accuracy and &Thurs. 5:30 p. m.–8:30 p.m., 9/21- 2/04/11;
resolution, to determine acceptability of product 100 hrs, 17 wks., $1100, max. enrollment 12 stu-
Intro to Sign Language according to blueprint specs. ASQ instructor. dents per section. More info: Maryanna Ezzo
N. Andersen, Thurs., 6-7:30 p.m., 9/23-10/28, rm. 802-770-1178, www.staffordonline.org
127C, 9 hrs., $95. Learn beginning sign language Introduction to LEAN
and info about deaf culture. Open to anyone E. Duda, Tues. & Thurs., 6-9 p.m., 10/19-11/2, VT Registered Plumbing and Electrical
interested in learning sign with everyday routines rm. 076-077C, 15 hrs., $215. Learn the basics of Apprenticeship Program
and conversations. LEAN ways to improve processes, organize and For related instruction in the plumbing and elec-
reduce waste, in places such as manufacturing, trical apprenticeship through Vermont Technical
Sign Language 2 offices, health care, and businesses. College at the Stafford Technical Center, contact
N. Andersen, Wed., 6-7:30 p.m., 10/27-12/15, Methodologies include Value Stream Mapping, 5 Victor Karren at 802-786-8841.
rm. 127C, 9 hrs., $95. Continue to learn sign lan- Why’s, 7 Wastes, 5 S’s, Pull vs. Push. ASQ
guage related to deaf culture. More practice with instructor with Six Sigma certification. Weatherization Skillshop
sign for everyday routines and conversations. EnergySmart of VT , Sat, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 9/18,
7 Quality Tools rm. 041C, 7 hrs., $150 (includes lunch, safety
E. Duda, Tues. & Thurs., 6-9 p.m., 11/9, 16, gear, foam gun,$150 energy audit certificate from
Basic Cake Decorating 18,30, 12/2, rm. 076-077C, 15 hrs., $215. Learn Efficiency VT, and Handbook for Energy
L. Raetz, Wed., 6:30-8:30 p.m., 10/6-10/27, rm. how to use the problem solving quality tools: Efficiency). Home energy efficiency skills for do-
041C, 8 hrs., $75 + materials. Learn to do cake Histograms, Control Charts, Pareto Analysis, it-yourselfers, taught by certified building per-
decorating, including icing, edging, making roses, Check Sheets, Process Flow Chart, Fishbone formance inspector. Register at weatherization-
writing, fancy details, and putting it together for Diagram, and Stratification/Scatter Diagrams to skillshop.com or call 888-514-2151.
an attractive design. Limit 10 students. help locate, prioritize and resolve problems.
Knowledge of these tools is needed for Six Sigma Career and Job Expo
projects. Workforce Development Partnership of
Beyond Cupcakes & Art with Chocolate Bennington County, Thurs., 3-6 p.m., 10/7,
L. Raetz, Wed., 6:30-8:30 p.m., 11/10-12/8 (no Kuder Assessment Atrium & rm. 057C, 3 hrs., free. Meet employer
class 11/24) rm. 041C, 8 hrs., $75 + materials. W. Klein, scheduled by appointment, rm. 223C, Human Resources staff, fill out job applications,
Anyone can make creative cupcakes or design 8 hrs., $295. Four sessions to assess interests, explore career information and resources from
with chocolate! Make it the hit of the party. Limit work values, basic skills (academic and technical), VSAC, DOL, CDC, others.
10 students. and a summary session to develop a plan of
action for career and work directions. VSAC Career Focus
Fabric Creations P. Toth, Wed., 10/6, 9 a.m.-12 noon, Assembly
S. Martell, Mon. & Wed., 5:30-7:30 p.m., 10/4- Accomplishing Goals: Writing Your Epitaph Room, free. Workshop to assist adults in explor-
10/20 (no class 10/11), rm. 127C, 10 hrs., $95 + M. Letourneau, Thurs., 6-8 p.m., 10/14-11/4, ing interests, abilities, values, and experiences,
$25 kit/materials. Use new and recycled vintage rm. 147C, 8 hrs., $100. Goal setting without a to create a clearer career path. Register: 1-800-
plan of action is pretending. Learn how to identi- 642-3177, Outreach.
fabrics with interesting motifs and design ele-
ments to hand or machine sew dream pillows, fy long and short term goals and the action steps
to get there. Learn to write your future, create Leading from WithinTM
quilted wall hangings, child’s purses, greeting your legacy/epitaph. A leadership development program incorporating
cards, and gift tags with trims. Learn the art of best practices in areas of building a collaborative
creating your own limited-edition showpieces and Time Management team, leading in a changing environment, and
treasured gifts! Limit 10. M. Letourneau, Mon. & Wed., 6-8 p.m., 11/ 22, setting expectations and managing performance;
29, 12/1, 6, rm. 147C, 8 hrs., $100. Get control of this results-oriented program addresses key
Beginners Stained Glass your time and learn to become more effective in knowledge and skills for managers and supervi-
J. Cardamone, Sat., 10 a.m.-noon, 9/11 & 18, or all that you do. Learn time management tools, sors in this challenging environment. Co-spon-
tips, and tricks. sored by the Workforce Development Partnership
10/9 & 16, or 11/13 & 20, or 12/11 &18, Glass of Bennington County, this program is designed
Fusion Studios, 4 hrs., $100. Learn the copper foil and delivered by Action To Excellence, Inc. (ATX)
method of stained glass craft, and take home a Hire Right, Fire Right: What Managers Need to of S.Burlington VT. Spring Semester – Date
finished project. Includes supplies, glass, and Know TBD. Cost $1,560.00 (VT State grant reimburse-
R. Mills, Tues.., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 9/14, Assembly ment for participating employers). Call 447-3596
use of tools. Rm., 6 hrs., $125. Every manager would like to
hire and retain workers who are committed, moti- to reserve space in the program.
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Programs are available in the setting and will be prepared to sit for Project Management well as how to recognize signs of
following areas: the CCA national certification exam. This program will provide you with a illness and disease. This online
• Business and Professional solid introduction to the program also covers interpersonal
understanding of project communication, interaction with
• Healthcare and Fitness Administrative Medical
management and help you comply clients and their animals, as well as
• IT and Software Development Specialist with Medical with the minimum 35 hours of how to assist the veterinarian during
• Management and Corporate Billing and Coding training as required by the Project
examinations. And much more!
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operations, with an emphasis on you take the Project Management
• Hospitality and Gaming Professional (PM) exam. Paralegal
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software. This program provides AutoCAD 2009 successful in the fast growing
Features: training on medical billing software Learn the skills needed to create and paralegal career field. The paralegal
• Facilitators and mentors are as well as preparation for the edit simple drawings and gradually training program includes free access
available to answer questions and Certified Coding Associate (CCA) introduce more advanced AutoCAD to the official NALA Campus
help you through your studies national certification exam. skills. certification exam prep and Westlaw.
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• Courses are all open-enrollment
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• No additional charges - all to answer student questions and solve student problems. To learn more, visit
materials, workbooks, and software
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• Payment plans available
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Southwest Vermont Career Development Center/Southwest Vermont Regional Technical School District
Adult Education, The Learning Institute & Online Learning
The Southwest Vermont Career Development Center is committed to preparing secondary and post secondary students for career and lifelong
learning in a rapidly changing world.
For Classroom-based programs:
Please mail the attached form with full payment or a $50 deposit, or register in person for SVCDC Adult Education & Learning Institute training
two weeks before a course starts, although space may still be available up to the start date. You are responsible for payment in full before a
course starts. Organization/company vouchers or financial aid award letters may be used to register. A minimum number of students is
required to run a course and will be determined by paid registrations.
• Unless otherwise notified, consider yourself accepted into your course(s) and report to the class on the first night scheduled.
• School closings for the day will also include evening Adult Education and Learning Institute classes in the SVCDC building.
For Online Learning courses and Career Training programs (www.svcdc.org):
ed2go 6 week courses: complete the online registration prior to course start date. Payment may be made online by credit card, or by check,
cash, voucher, purchase order, or grant with the Office.
Online Career Training Programs: view over 120 longer programs at Online Instruction Center (link on right side of page) and enroll by
contacting Bob Mazur at 447-3596. Payment or authorization documentation to the Office.
10% Discount for seniors over 60; VSAC Non-degree Grant, DOL, Vocational Rehabilitation, Workers Compensation, Reach Up, employers;
grants based on eligibility, must have financial aid documentation to register. Please call VSAC Outreach Counselor Patty Toth (1-800-642-3177
x 427) for information or to apply. We will also help you explore financial aid resources so that you can benefit from our programs. It is important
to apply early, as grant funds may not be available after the beginning of the semester.
Full refund if course cancelled, or if you withdraw two weeks before a course begins. 100% less $50 registration fee before 1st class, 90% less
$50 and book fees for withdrawing before 2nd class, 50% less $50 and book fees before 3rd class, 0% after 3rd class.
High school credit may be granted for courses that meet criteria for number of hours and skill competencies. Educators and other professionals
may submit courses for recertification credit. Colleges may award advanced standing/life experience credit. The Southwest Vermont Career
Development Center is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
Onsite Customized Training
Available for employers -- call 447-3596 to discuss training to fit your needs, improve performance; grant funds may be available.
Vermont Training Program
Grants for 50% of training cost for manufacturers, health care, information technology, and environmental technology employers in Vermont, for
Learning Institute and other work-relevant training e.g. business and computer software.
When personalized instruction is needed, call us at 447-3596 to discuss your needs and to explore options. Grant funds may also be available.
The Southwest Vermont Career Development Center is committed to maintaining a learning environment free from discrimination on the basis
of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or sexual orientation.
September - December 2010 Registration Form
Name_____________________________ Date_________ Phone: Home___________________Work___________________Cell___________________
Please register me in the following Adult Education program(s) & send a check payable to the Southwest Vermont Career Development Center:
Please register me in the following Learning Institute program(s) & send a check payable to The Learning Institute:
Please mail registrations to:
Southwest Vermont Career Development Center, Adult Education, 321 Park St., Bennington, VT 05201