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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
                                                                                                                    & composition.
 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
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                                                 Online Career Training Programs
Southwest Vermont Career Development Center
Prepare for employment in some          Pharmacy Technician                         Medical Transcription                   Principles of Green
                                                                                                                            Freight Broker/Agent
of today’s hottest careers with a       This nationally recognized Pharmacy         This nationally recognized medical      Building
                                                                                                                            Training
                                        Technician online course and training       transcription online course and
comprehensive, affordable, and                                                                                               Learn the skills to and successful
                                                                                                                            For professionals be a new entrants
                                        program teaches the skills needed to        training program prepares you to        in building, remodeling, andTutorials
self-paced online Career Training                                                                                            Freight - Load Broker Agent. trades
                                        gain employment as a Pharmacy Tech          start a new career as a medical         to learn “green building”. How to
                                                                                    transcriptionist.                        and projects will teach the you the
Program. You can begin these            in either the hospital or retail setting.                                           make buildings perform more effi-
                                                                                                                             practical application of Freight Broker
                                                                                                                            ciently, and also prepare for BPI,
Programs at any time and learn at                                                                                            skills.
                                                                                                                            NATE and other certifications.
your own pace. Upon successful          Medical Coding                              Six Sigma Black Belt
                                                                                    Course material provides an in-depth
completion of all required              and Billing                                                                         Veterinary Assistant
                                                                                    look at the Six Sigma Black Belt
                                        Upon successful completion of the
coursework, you will receive a          Medical Billing and Coding course,
                                                                                    DMAIC problem-solving                   Prepare for an exciting new career as
Certificate of Completion.                                                          methodology, as well as deployment      an administrative veterinary
                                        students will be prepared for an
                                                                                    and project development approaches.     assistant. Students in the program
                                        entry-level position doing medical
                                        billing or coding in a medical office                                               learn about the care of animals as
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!
• Media and Design                      Learn about medical office                  Management Institute (PMI) before
                                        operations, with an emphasis on             you take the Project Management
• Hospitality and Gaming                                                            Professional (PM) exam.                 Paralegal
                                        billing and coding, processing
• Skilled Trades and Industrial         insurance forms, and using medical                                                  This program will prepare you to be
                                        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.
• Career Counselors will help you         Southwest Vermont Career Development Center                                   is partnering with Career
  prepare for the transition from the      WebSchool to offer online real estate courses. Go to our website www.svcdc.org or call 447-3596 for more
  classroom to the workplace                                                             Enroll Today!
                                               information on real estate, appraisal, and home inspection approved courses with our partner.
• Courses are all open-enrollment
  and self paced                               All materials are included in the Program fees. Each course has an instructor assigned
• No additional charges - all                       to answer student questions and solve student problems. To learn more, visit
  materials, workbooks, and software
  are included in the course fee
• Payment plans available
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                                                                                    You can also reach us by calling

                                                                                       802-447-3596
                                                                                                                                                                       110809
Southwest Vermont Career Development Center/Southwest Vermont Regional Technical School District
          Adult Education, The Learning Institute & Online Learning
                                                                 Our Mission
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.
                                                                 Registration
                                                      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.

                                                              Tuition Assistance
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.

                                                                 Refund Policy
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.

                                                                       Credit
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.

                                                                     Tutoring
When personalized instruction is needed, call us at 447-3596 to discuss your needs and to explore options. Grant funds may also be available.

                                                              Non-discrimination
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___________________

Mailing Address_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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:

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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                                                             Please mail registrations to:
                   Southwest Vermont Career Development Center, Adult Education, 321 Park St., Bennington, VT 05201

				
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