Adult Education

All Course Offerings

Forklift Operator Safety Training

Tues and Wed, July 16 & 17, 9:00-12:00, 6 hrs. $100.

Designed for all powered “lift truck” operators in manufacturing, construction and retail. The course will cover an overview of the regulations (29 CFR 1910.178), training requirements, forklift basics and characteristics, operating rules of the road, truck inspection (hands-on), dock safety, parking, and the stability triangle. This class can be scheduled by request for your business!

Register now!

Licensed Nurse Assistant Program (LNA)  

Paid training opportunity!

Mon-Fri, 9:00-12:00 July 22-August 29, $1920 includes scrubs, texts, tuition, and licensing fee. Additional $130 testing fee. Non-refundable $50 deposit to enroll, mandatory orientation on July 16 9:00-10:00.

This program prepares participants to be licensed entry-level health care providers in a variety of settings. Includes classroom instruction, skills lab practice, and clinical practice at Helen Porter Health and Rehabilitation. Official signed verification of immunizations/titers is mandatory and must be presented to the instructor. A criminal background check may be required prior to clinical placement or employment. See Financial Assistance Section.

The training program includes an opportunity to complete over 40 hours of on the job training and to earn $14.00 an hour on successful completion of at least 30 hours of training in the clinical setting. Those who successfully pass their licensing exams will be guaranteed job interviews at both UVMHN/Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing and Addison County Home Health and Hospice.

Register now!

MS Excel Classes

Tue; 6:00-8:00P; 6 Hrs; start dates in October as soon as a 6 student minimum is reached. Take individually for $75 each or sign up for all three for $200.

Excel 1 – Introduction

The basics – the Interface; cut, copy & paste; formatting; basic formula and Fill Handle.

Excel 2 – Intermediate

Sorting & filtering; functions and advanced formulas; charts & graphs.

Excel 3 – Advanced

T3-D formulas; subtotals; data analysis & pivot tables.

The Makery

Thu; 5:00-9:00P; $20/month

The Makery is a membership-based collaborative that currently offers an Engineering Lab/3D Printing, a Building Trades Lab, and a Sewing Lab. The Makery is open to new and aspiring members from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. every Thursday. As membership and interest grow and new lab space mentors are recruited, additional lab spaces will become available. Stay tuned for more information on upcoming family programming.

For more information on The Makery or volunteering to help, contact Len Schmidt at 802-382-1005 or lschmidt@pahcc.org. To sign up for a monthly membership, contact Denise at 802-382-1004 or dsenesac@pahcc.org.

Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Oct 1-Oct 31; 30 Hrs; $600.

A beginner course to introduce students to the art and science of welding. Focus is developing hands-on proficiency. This process commonly known as “stick welding” is the standard for a variety of industries and applications. Hands-on practice with supervisor instruction ensures students develop proper technique. Also includes intro to MIG, TIG and cutting. See Financial Assistance Section.

Register now!

Custom Training for Employers

We can design and deliver custom technical training for businesses by request. Previous offerings have included Microsoft Excel and other software applications, HACCP, Forklift Operator Safety Training, TIG Welding, Professional Communication Skills, ServSafe, and more. Call 802-382-1005 to discuss your training needs!

CPR Training

American Red Cross CPR training gives you the information and the skills you need to help adults, children and infants during breathing and cardiac emergencies.

Tues June 25 9-1:00, $30

First Aid Training

American Red Cross first aid training gives you the information and the skills you need to help adults and children during many emergency situations.

Thurs June 27 9-1, $30

American Sign Language (ASL)

To be offered in Fall 2019

You will be introduced to ASL and the culture of the deaf, vocabulary signs, fingerspelling, facial expressions, and basic sentence structure. This course for the majority of class time will be taught in total immersion – no voice; however the last 15 minutes of class will be dedicated to clarification, for this we will use our voices. Be prepared to use lots of facial expressions and body movements.

Phlebotomy Training

To be offered in Fall 2019

Upon successfully completing this course, you will be eligible to sit for the national exam to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) through the National Healthcare Association. Phlebotomists perform blood collection procedures and transport and process blood samples. Course content includes anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, lab procedures, safety, collection techniques, legal issues, and 10 hours of clinical practice. Attendance is critical and participants may miss no more than 2 classroom sessions to qualify to take the exam. Vermont anticipates 30 job openings per year for phlebotomists for the next 10 years with a median wage of over $16/hour. Background check required prior to clinical practice.

Google Docs

To be offered in Fall 2019

Not completely comfortable with Google Docs? This series of classes will start with the basics of creating a document and file management, then lead you through the key components to make your documents look professional by setting the margins, fonts, and colors you need; share editing or reading privileges by applying the proper sharing settings as needed; insert images, tables, and equations; and provide comments on the document to co-workers or students. Each class will have guided instruction and time to apply the skills to a document of your choice for use in your digital environment.

Adult Education

Agriculture

Custom Training for Employers

We can design and deliver custom technical training for businesses by request. Previous offerings have included Microsoft Excel and other software applications, HACCP, Forklift Operator Safety Training, TIG Welding, Professional Communication Skills, ServSafe, and more. Call 802-382-1005 to discuss your training needs!

Adult Education

Skilled Trades & Construction

Forklift Operator Safety Training

Tues and Wed, July 16 & 17, 9:00-12:00, 6 hrs. $100.

Designed for all powered “lift truck” operators in manufacturing, construction and retail. The course will cover an overview of the regulations (29 CFR 1910.178), training requirements, forklift basics and characteristics, operating rules of the road, truck inspection (hands-on), dock safety, parking, and the stability triangle. This class can be scheduled by request for your business!

Register now!

The Makery

Thu; 5:00-9:00P; $20/month

The Makery is a membership-based collaborative that currently offers an Engineering Lab/3D Printing, a Building Trades Lab, and a Sewing Lab. The Makery is open to new and aspiring members from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. every Thursday. As membership and interest grow and new lab space mentors are recruited, additional lab spaces will become available. Stay tuned for more information on upcoming family programming.

For more information on The Makery or volunteering to help, contact Len Schmidt at 802-382-1005 or lschmidt@pahcc.org. To sign up for a monthly membership, contact Denise at 802-382-1004 or dsenesac@pahcc.org.

Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Oct 1-Oct 31; 30 Hrs; $600.

A beginner course to introduce students to the art and science of welding. Focus is developing hands-on proficiency. This process commonly known as “stick welding” is the standard for a variety of industries and applications. Hands-on practice with supervisor instruction ensures students develop proper technique. Also includes intro to MIG, TIG and cutting. See Financial Assistance Section.

Register now!

Custom Training for Employers

We can design and deliver custom technical training for businesses by request. Previous offerings have included Microsoft Excel and other software applications, HACCP, Forklift Operator Safety Training, TIG Welding, Professional Communication Skills, ServSafe, and more. Call 802-382-1005 to discuss your training needs!

American Sign Language (ASL)

To be offered in Fall 2019

You will be introduced to ASL and the culture of the deaf, vocabulary signs, fingerspelling, facial expressions, and basic sentence structure. This course for the majority of class time will be taught in total immersion – no voice; however the last 15 minutes of class will be dedicated to clarification, for this we will use our voices. Be prepared to use lots of facial expressions and body movements.

Adult Education

Business and Services

MS Excel Classes

Tue; 6:00-8:00P; 6 Hrs; start dates in October as soon as a 6 student minimum is reached. Take individually for $75 each or sign up for all three for $200.

Excel 1 – Introduction

The basics – the Interface; cut, copy & paste; formatting; basic formula and Fill Handle.

Excel 2 – Intermediate

Sorting & filtering; functions and advanced formulas; charts & graphs.

Excel 3 – Advanced

T3-D formulas; subtotals; data analysis & pivot tables.

Custom Training for Employers

We can design and deliver custom technical training for businesses by request. Previous offerings have included Microsoft Excel and other software applications, HACCP, Forklift Operator Safety Training, TIG Welding, Professional Communication Skills, ServSafe, and more. Call 802-382-1005 to discuss your training needs!

American Sign Language (ASL)

To be offered in Fall 2019

You will be introduced to ASL and the culture of the deaf, vocabulary signs, fingerspelling, facial expressions, and basic sentence structure. This course for the majority of class time will be taught in total immersion – no voice; however the last 15 minutes of class will be dedicated to clarification, for this we will use our voices. Be prepared to use lots of facial expressions and body movements.

Google Docs

To be offered in Fall 2019

Not completely comfortable with Google Docs? This series of classes will start with the basics of creating a document and file management, then lead you through the key components to make your documents look professional by setting the margins, fonts, and colors you need; share editing or reading privileges by applying the proper sharing settings as needed; insert images, tables, and equations; and provide comments on the document to co-workers or students. Each class will have guided instruction and time to apply the skills to a document of your choice for use in your digital environment.

Adult Education

Health Careers

Licensed Nurse Assistant Program (LNA)  

Paid training opportunity!

Mon-Fri, 9:00-12:00 July 22-August 29, $1920 includes scrubs, texts, tuition, and licensing fee. Additional $130 testing fee. Non-refundable $50 deposit to enroll, mandatory orientation on July 16 9:00-10:00.

This program prepares participants to be licensed entry-level health care providers in a variety of settings. Includes classroom instruction, skills lab practice, and clinical practice at Helen Porter Health and Rehabilitation. Official signed verification of immunizations/titers is mandatory and must be presented to the instructor. A criminal background check may be required prior to clinical placement or employment. See Financial Assistance Section.

The training program includes an opportunity to complete over 40 hours of on the job training and to earn $14.00 an hour on successful completion of at least 30 hours of training in the clinical setting. Those who successfully pass their licensing exams will be guaranteed job interviews at both UVMHN/Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing and Addison County Home Health and Hospice.

Register now!

Custom Training for Employers

We can design and deliver custom technical training for businesses by request. Previous offerings have included Microsoft Excel and other software applications, HACCP, Forklift Operator Safety Training, TIG Welding, Professional Communication Skills, ServSafe, and more. Call 802-382-1005 to discuss your training needs!

CPR Training

American Red Cross CPR training gives you the information and the skills you need to help adults, children and infants during breathing and cardiac emergencies.

Tues June 25 9-1:00, $30

First Aid Training

American Red Cross first aid training gives you the information and the skills you need to help adults and children during many emergency situations.

Thurs June 27 9-1, $30

American Sign Language (ASL)

To be offered in Fall 2019

You will be introduced to ASL and the culture of the deaf, vocabulary signs, fingerspelling, facial expressions, and basic sentence structure. This course for the majority of class time will be taught in total immersion – no voice; however the last 15 minutes of class will be dedicated to clarification, for this we will use our voices. Be prepared to use lots of facial expressions and body movements.

Phlebotomy Training

To be offered in Fall 2019

Upon successfully completing this course, you will be eligible to sit for the national exam to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) through the National Healthcare Association. Phlebotomists perform blood collection procedures and transport and process blood samples. Course content includes anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, lab procedures, safety, collection techniques, legal issues, and 10 hours of clinical practice. Attendance is critical and participants may miss no more than 2 classroom sessions to qualify to take the exam. Vermont anticipates 30 job openings per year for phlebotomists for the next 10 years with a median wage of over $16/hour. Background check required prior to clinical practice.

Adult Education

Daytime Programs

Forklift Operator Safety Training

Tues and Wed, July 16 & 17, 9:00-12:00, 6 hrs. $100.

Designed for all powered “lift truck” operators in manufacturing, construction and retail. The course will cover an overview of the regulations (29 CFR 1910.178), training requirements, forklift basics and characteristics, operating rules of the road, truck inspection (hands-on), dock safety, parking, and the stability triangle. This class can be scheduled by request for your business!

Register now!

Licensed Nurse Assistant Program (LNA)  

Paid training opportunity!

Mon-Fri, 9:00-12:00 July 22-August 29, $1920 includes scrubs, texts, tuition, and licensing fee. Additional $130 testing fee. Non-refundable $50 deposit to enroll, mandatory orientation on July 16 9:00-10:00.

This program prepares participants to be licensed entry-level health care providers in a variety of settings. Includes classroom instruction, skills lab practice, and clinical practice at Helen Porter Health and Rehabilitation. Official signed verification of immunizations/titers is mandatory and must be presented to the instructor. A criminal background check may be required prior to clinical placement or employment. See Financial Assistance Section.

The training program includes an opportunity to complete over 40 hours of on the job training and to earn $14.00 an hour on successful completion of at least 30 hours of training in the clinical setting. Those who successfully pass their licensing exams will be guaranteed job interviews at both UVMHN/Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing and Addison County Home Health and Hospice.

Register now!

Custom Training for Employers

We can design and deliver custom technical training for businesses by request. Previous offerings have included Microsoft Excel and other software applications, HACCP, Forklift Operator Safety Training, TIG Welding, Professional Communication Skills, ServSafe, and more. Call 802-382-1005 to discuss your training needs!

CPR Training

American Red Cross CPR training gives you the information and the skills you need to help adults, children and infants during breathing and cardiac emergencies.

Tues June 25 9-1:00, $30

First Aid Training

American Red Cross first aid training gives you the information and the skills you need to help adults and children during many emergency situations.

Thurs June 27 9-1, $30