Adult Education

All Course Offerings

Forklift Operator Safety Training

Wed; 11:30A-3:30P; Feb 27; 4Hrs; $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)  

Mon & Thu; 4:30-8:00P; Feb 25-May 3; $1,920. Additional $150 needed for LNA License application and testing fees. A non-refundable $50 deposit is required to enroll in this class. Clinical dates are Wed & Fri; Apr 17-May 3, 6:45A-1:30P.

This course will prepare the student to apply for Licensed Nurse Assistant (LNA) licensure with the State Board of Nursing. The program is targeted to individuals who are interested in beginning level skilled positions in healthcare and immediate employment. 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. New LNA classes starting late Spring.

Register now!

MS Excel Classes

Tue; 6:00-8:00P; 6 Hrs; start dates in March or April 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; Mar 5-Apr 11; 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!

Cooking and Eating Sustainably

Cooking and Eating Sustainably

Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op

Join us each Wednesday from 5:30-7:30P

March 20 – April 24, 2019

$30 per class

See full listings and descriptions at middlebury.coop/participate/workshops-classes/

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!

VT YouthWorks

Begins Feb 25; $4865.

This 12 week, 240-hour collaboration between P. A. Hannaford Career Center and Vermont Adult Learning teaches employment skills, knowledge of career pathways, and personal responsibility needed to find and get on the path to a career, not just a job. Instruction takes place partly in classrooms but mostly in an entrepreneurial woodshop setting.. Participants complete a series of targeted job shadows as well as a 40-hour internship with an area employer. Eligible participants may receive free tuition plus up to $2125 in wages and stipends.

Carpentry Power Tools for Homeowners

Wed; 4:30-7:00P; Feb 20-Mar 6; $110.

This class is designed to help novices become more comfortable with common carpentry power tools including circular saws, table saws, miter saws, cordless drills and drivers, and others. Each student will build a pair of sawhorses to demonstrate their skill and keep after the course is complete. Our instructor is National Center for Construction Education and Research certified. NCCER Core Curriculum certification and testing are available for an additional $40.

NCCER Core Curriculum

The construction industry’s preferred industry recognized credentials are provided by the National Center for Construction Education and Research, NCCER. The foundation of all program certifications is called Core Curriculum. Modules can be completed in any order. This semester, we are offering 3 of the 8 modules required to complete the Core

Tuition $150 per module.

Module 1: Basic Safety – OSHA 10; on-line and

must pass NCCER module test.

Module 3: Hand Tools; Wed; 4:30-7:00P;

Mar 20-Apr 3.

Module 4: Power Tools; Wed; 4:30-7:00P;

Feb 20-Mar 6.

Construction Hand Tools for Homeowners

Wed; 4:30-7:00P; Mar 20-Apr 3; $90.

This class is designed to help novices become more comfortable with common carpentry hand tools including hammers, chisels, punches, chalk lines, levels, clamps, measuring tools, and others. Our instructor is National Center for Construction Education and Research certified and NCCER Core Curriculum certification and testing are available for an additional $40.

Welding as an Appetizer

Wed; Apr 3-10; 5:30-8:00; 5 Hrs; $65.

Curious what welding is like but not ready for an entree? This introduction to arc welding will give you a taste of this exciting and versatile skill in a safe, supportive setting. Students can use this class to meet the safety training requirements for using the welding lab as part of The Makery, or can sign up after for our Shielded Metal Arc Welding 30-hour course and receive $40 off the regular tuition for SMAW.

CDL Driver Training

Class A is $5200;Class B is $3500.

The Hannaford Career Center partners with Giroux General Transport of Barre to offer classroom and behind-the-wheel CDL driver training. If we have enough interest in this program (6 student minimum), we can offer this program in Middlebury. Call to express interest in a May CDL course, and we’ll let you know by April 19 if we are able to make this available locally. More information available at www. cdlschoolinvt.com. Clean driving record,DOT physical, background check, and random substance testing required.

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.

Thu; 9:00A-1:00P; Feb 28; 3.5 Hrs; $45.

Thu; 9:00A-1:00P; April 14; 3.5 Hrs; $45.

Thu; 4:30-8:00P; May 9; 3.5 Hrs; $45.

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.

Thu; 9:00A-1:00P; Mar 7; 4 Hrs; $45.

Fundamentals of Natural Gas

Mon & Wed; 5:30-8:30P; Feb 25-Apr 3; 36 Hrs; $600.

Required for State of Vermont Certification, course focuses on subjects critical to ensuring the safe and efficient use of natural gas. The subjects will be presented through lectures, videos, demonstrations, and weekly tests. This course is not a hands-on course designed to train students to become service technicians, therefore students should have related field experience. Under the Fire Prevention and Building Code, there is a state requirement that anyone who installs, repairs or maintains natural gas equipment must obtain training and certification in natural gas. The Fire Prevention Division of the Vermont Department of Labor and Industry is the regulating body for this program. What you will learn: Combustion Theory, National Fuel Gas Codes, Venting, Hazard Recognition, Carbon Monoxide, Electricity, and Natural Gas Appliances.

See Financial Assistance Section.

American Sign Language (ASL)

Tue; 4:30-6:30P; May 7-28; 8 Hrs; $95.

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

Mon & Wed; 5:00-7:30P; May 6-Jul 24; $1,700 includes textbook, workbook and background check. CPT exam $115 payable on-line 1 week prior to texting. Class enrollment closes April 1. See Financial Assistance Section.

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.

Social Media Marketing

Mon; 6:00-8:00P; Apr 8-22; 6 Hrs; $75.

Learn more about managing social media for businesses and non-profit organizations. Topics will include setting up and monitoring Google Analytics and Google Adwords, and creating and connecting Facebook, Linked-In, Instagram, and other social media sites to create an integrated social media presence. This will be a mouse-in-hand class with opportunities to work within your own website to the extent you wish.

Google Docs

Mon; 6:00-8:00P; Mar 18-Apr 1; 8Hrs; $75.

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!

CDL Driver Training

Class A is $5200;Class B is $3500.

The Hannaford Career Center partners with Giroux General Transport of Barre to offer classroom and behind-the-wheel CDL driver training. If we have enough interest in this program (6 student minimum), we can offer this program in Middlebury. Call to express interest in a May CDL course, and we’ll let you know by April 19 if we are able to make this available locally. More information available at www. cdlschoolinvt.com. Clean driving record,DOT physical, background check, and random substance testing required.

Adult Education

Skilled Trades & Construction

Forklift Operator Safety Training

Wed; 11:30A-3:30P; Feb 27; 4Hrs; $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; Mar 5-Apr 11; 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!

Carpentry Power Tools for Homeowners

Wed; 4:30-7:00P; Feb 20-Mar 6; $110.

This class is designed to help novices become more comfortable with common carpentry power tools including circular saws, table saws, miter saws, cordless drills and drivers, and others. Each student will build a pair of sawhorses to demonstrate their skill and keep after the course is complete. Our instructor is National Center for Construction Education and Research certified. NCCER Core Curriculum certification and testing are available for an additional $40.

NCCER Core Curriculum

The construction industry’s preferred industry recognized credentials are provided by the National Center for Construction Education and Research, NCCER. The foundation of all program certifications is called Core Curriculum. Modules can be completed in any order. This semester, we are offering 3 of the 8 modules required to complete the Core

Tuition $150 per module.

Module 1: Basic Safety – OSHA 10; on-line and

must pass NCCER module test.

Module 3: Hand Tools; Wed; 4:30-7:00P;

Mar 20-Apr 3.

Module 4: Power Tools; Wed; 4:30-7:00P;

Feb 20-Mar 6.

Construction Hand Tools for Homeowners

Wed; 4:30-7:00P; Mar 20-Apr 3; $90.

This class is designed to help novices become more comfortable with common carpentry hand tools including hammers, chisels, punches, chalk lines, levels, clamps, measuring tools, and others. Our instructor is National Center for Construction Education and Research certified and NCCER Core Curriculum certification and testing are available for an additional $40.

Welding as an Appetizer

Wed; Apr 3-10; 5:30-8:00; 5 Hrs; $65.

Curious what welding is like but not ready for an entree? This introduction to arc welding will give you a taste of this exciting and versatile skill in a safe, supportive setting. Students can use this class to meet the safety training requirements for using the welding lab as part of The Makery, or can sign up after for our Shielded Metal Arc Welding 30-hour course and receive $40 off the regular tuition for SMAW.

CDL Driver Training

Class A is $5200;Class B is $3500.

The Hannaford Career Center partners with Giroux General Transport of Barre to offer classroom and behind-the-wheel CDL driver training. If we have enough interest in this program (6 student minimum), we can offer this program in Middlebury. Call to express interest in a May CDL course, and we’ll let you know by April 19 if we are able to make this available locally. More information available at www. cdlschoolinvt.com. Clean driving record,DOT physical, background check, and random substance testing required.

Fundamentals of Natural Gas

Mon & Wed; 5:30-8:30P; Feb 25-Apr 3; 36 Hrs; $600.

Required for State of Vermont Certification, course focuses on subjects critical to ensuring the safe and efficient use of natural gas. The subjects will be presented through lectures, videos, demonstrations, and weekly tests. This course is not a hands-on course designed to train students to become service technicians, therefore students should have related field experience. Under the Fire Prevention and Building Code, there is a state requirement that anyone who installs, repairs or maintains natural gas equipment must obtain training and certification in natural gas. The Fire Prevention Division of the Vermont Department of Labor and Industry is the regulating body for this program. What you will learn: Combustion Theory, National Fuel Gas Codes, Venting, Hazard Recognition, Carbon Monoxide, Electricity, and Natural Gas Appliances.

See Financial Assistance Section.

American Sign Language (ASL)

Tue; 4:30-6:30P; May 7-28; 8 Hrs; $95.

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.

Social Media Marketing

Mon; 6:00-8:00P; Apr 8-22; 6 Hrs; $75.

Learn more about managing social media for businesses and non-profit organizations. Topics will include setting up and monitoring Google Analytics and Google Adwords, and creating and connecting Facebook, Linked-In, Instagram, and other social media sites to create an integrated social media presence. This will be a mouse-in-hand class with opportunities to work within your own website to the extent you wish.

Adult Education

Business and Services

MS Excel Classes

Tue; 6:00-8:00P; 6 Hrs; start dates in March or April 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!

CDL Driver Training

Class A is $5200;Class B is $3500.

The Hannaford Career Center partners with Giroux General Transport of Barre to offer classroom and behind-the-wheel CDL driver training. If we have enough interest in this program (6 student minimum), we can offer this program in Middlebury. Call to express interest in a May CDL course, and we’ll let you know by April 19 if we are able to make this available locally. More information available at www. cdlschoolinvt.com. Clean driving record,DOT physical, background check, and random substance testing required.

American Sign Language (ASL)

Tue; 4:30-6:30P; May 7-28; 8 Hrs; $95.

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.

Social Media Marketing

Mon; 6:00-8:00P; Apr 8-22; 6 Hrs; $75.

Learn more about managing social media for businesses and non-profit organizations. Topics will include setting up and monitoring Google Analytics and Google Adwords, and creating and connecting Facebook, Linked-In, Instagram, and other social media sites to create an integrated social media presence. This will be a mouse-in-hand class with opportunities to work within your own website to the extent you wish.

Google Docs

Mon; 6:00-8:00P; Mar 18-Apr 1; 8Hrs; $75.

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)  

Mon & Thu; 4:30-8:00P; Feb 25-May 3; $1,920. Additional $150 needed for LNA License application and testing fees. A non-refundable $50 deposit is required to enroll in this class. Clinical dates are Wed & Fri; Apr 17-May 3, 6:45A-1:30P.

This course will prepare the student to apply for Licensed Nurse Assistant (LNA) licensure with the State Board of Nursing. The program is targeted to individuals who are interested in beginning level skilled positions in healthcare and immediate employment. 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. New LNA classes starting late Spring.

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.

Thu; 9:00A-1:00P; Feb 28; 3.5 Hrs; $45.

Thu; 9:00A-1:00P; April 14; 3.5 Hrs; $45.

Thu; 4:30-8:00P; May 9; 3.5 Hrs; $45.

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.

Thu; 9:00A-1:00P; Mar 7; 4 Hrs; $45.

American Sign Language (ASL)

Tue; 4:30-6:30P; May 7-28; 8 Hrs; $95.

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

Mon & Wed; 5:00-7:30P; May 6-Jul 24; $1,700 includes textbook, workbook and background check. CPT exam $115 payable on-line 1 week prior to texting. Class enrollment closes April 1. See Financial Assistance Section.

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

Wed; 11:30A-3:30P; Feb 27; 4Hrs; $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)  

Mon & Thu; 4:30-8:00P; Feb 25-May 3; $1,920. Additional $150 needed for LNA License application and testing fees. A non-refundable $50 deposit is required to enroll in this class. Clinical dates are Wed & Fri; Apr 17-May 3, 6:45A-1:30P.

This course will prepare the student to apply for Licensed Nurse Assistant (LNA) licensure with the State Board of Nursing. The program is targeted to individuals who are interested in beginning level skilled positions in healthcare and immediate employment. 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. New LNA classes starting late Spring.

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!

VT YouthWorks

Begins Feb 25; $4865.

This 12 week, 240-hour collaboration between P. A. Hannaford Career Center and Vermont Adult Learning teaches employment skills, knowledge of career pathways, and personal responsibility needed to find and get on the path to a career, not just a job. Instruction takes place partly in classrooms but mostly in an entrepreneurial woodshop setting.. Participants complete a series of targeted job shadows as well as a 40-hour internship with an area employer. Eligible participants may receive free tuition plus up to $2125 in wages and stipends.

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.

Thu; 9:00A-1:00P; Feb 28; 3.5 Hrs; $45.

Thu; 9:00A-1:00P; April 14; 3.5 Hrs; $45.

Thu; 4:30-8:00P; May 9; 3.5 Hrs; $45.

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.

Thu; 9:00A-1:00P; Mar 7; 4 Hrs; $45.