Adult Education

For more information on any of the Adult Education programs, you can contact Len Schmidt,  Assistant Director of Adult Technical Education via email – or phone (802) 382-1005.

Or you may choose to contact Denise Senesac,  Administrative Assistant via email – or phone (802) 382-1012.

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Registration Period has closed for all Fall 2014 classes.

Look for our complete Winter/Spring 2015 Class Listings in early December



SERVSAFE Certification scheduled for Saturday, January 24, 2015

Sat; 8A-5P; Nov 15; 9 Hrs; $250 includes text & certification test.

ServSafe training and certification provides you with the knowledge, skills and abilities to serve safe food. Endorsed by the National Restaurant Association.



Advanced ICD-10 Medical Coding (Part 2)

This is a continuation of the material covered in the basic skills class that builds upon that foundation and gives students the wide range of knowledge needed to become certified in medical coding.  Advanced subjects such as pregnancy and childbirth, abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, injuries and poisonings, surgery and nuclear medicine, as well as physical therapy and drug abuse treatment are covered in this class. No class Nov 25. Prerequisite: Basic ICD-10 Medical Coding Part 1. Tue; 5:30-8:30P; Jan 20-Apr 7; 36 Hrs; $600.


Licensed Nurse Assistant Program (LNA) 

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 an entry-level position in healthcare and immediate employment.  Official signed verification of immunizations/titers is mandatory and must be presented to the instructor.  All students must complete a personal interview and screening exam. For more information on requirements and registration, call 382-1004.  Currently accepting registrations for classes starting on March 24,2015.


SERVSAFE Certification

Sat; 8A-5P; January 24,2015; 9 Hrs; $250 includes text & certification test.

ServSafe training and certification provides you with the knowledge, skills and abilities to serve safe food. Endorsed by the National Restaurant Association.


Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

Mon; 6-8:30P; Feb 2-Apr 20; 30 Hrs; $550.

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 so students develop proper technique. Also includes intro to MIG, TIG and cutting.


Commercial Drivers License (CDL)

(A License, B License & A to B Upgrade)

“A” License – $5,556; “B” License – $2,875; “UPGRADE” – $3,475.

The Stafford Driver Training School is operated through the Adult and Continuing Education program at Stafford Technical Center. When you complete the classroom and over-the-road state approved curriculum you will be ready to tackle the state-required CDL skills test to obtain your class A or B commercial drivers license.  The classroom, practice range and equipment are all located seven miles from Stafford Technical Center on Route 7B in North Clarendon.  Please call (802) 770-1032 or visit our website for an on-line application at   Please be advised that Stafford Technical Center cannot guarantee employment after students complete this training program nor does it provide access to school-based career counseling or employment placement services. When appropriate, referrals are made by STC program staff to local employers and government agencies that can assist eligible candidates in developing a strategy for employment.





Are you interested in a career as a skilled butcher or meat cutter? Call (802) 382-1004 to enroll now! Class tuition does not include text and materials.


Poultry Processing – MPFS 1214

Prerequisites: ServSafe or MPFS 1123 or equivalent . Required for Certificate; TBD.


Meat Processing & Fabrication – MPFS 2122 (Wholesale Cuts). Prerequisites: MPFS 1123, MPFS 1214. Required for Certificate; TBD


Meat Processing & Merchandising – MPFS 2120 (Retail Cuts).

Prerequisite – MPFS 1123 and MPFS 1214; Required for Certificate TBD; 30 Hrs; $500.00.


Meat Industry Apprenticeship – MPFS 2204

Prerequisites: MPFS 1123, MPFS 1214, MPFS 2120, and MPFS 2122.  VT Department of Labor 2000 hour paid apprenticeship. Student will be placed full-time for one year or half-time for two years with one of several industry partners; $350.00.


Advanced Livestock Processing/Safety Analysis – MPFS 2264  Prerequisites: MPFS 1123, MPFS 1214, MPFS 2120, and MPFS 2122. Concurrent enrollment in MPFS 2204 required. Required for Certificate; Individually scheduled; $500.00.



Required for Certificate and to enroll in Advanced Livestock and Processing/Safety Analysis-MPFS 2264. Students may take the course independently online or arrange for assistance through PAHCC; $150.

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Daytime Technical Programs

Adults without high school diplomas (or with a GED) may apply for free training in daytime technical programs. Tuition is charged to adults with a high school diploma and non-Vermont residents.  Call (802) 382-1004 for more information or to apply. Fall semester starts August 27, 2014.


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Register using one of the following ways:
• WALK IN – 8 AM to 3 PM, Monday-Friday
• FAX IN – (802) 388-2591
• BY MAIL OR PHONE – (802) 382-1012
You will not be contacted unless class is
cancelled. Classes are filled on a first-come,
first served basis.