Adult Education Courses


Registration and Information

For more information on any of the Adult Education programs, you can contact Len Schmidt,   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) 382-1004.

Click to download our registration form to print, or complete an online registration here.

Financial Assistance

Many students can receive tuition assistance from Vermont Student Assistance Corp, Vermont Department of Labor, or Vermont Department of Vocational Rehabilitation. Local contact information for these varies by applicant, but in general is as follows:

VSAC – Cathy Hunter  877-961-4369

Vermont DOL – Michelle Thompson 802-382-4029

Voc Rehab – Sue Scott 802-388-4671

If you have been denied or are ineligible for these programs, you may qualify for a partial scholarship through the Hannaford Career Center.  Click here to complete a Hannaford Career Center adult student scholarship application

Winter/Spring 2017 Classes:

Complete course listing will be available December 15.  We expect to offer the following:

Licensed Nurse Assistant (LNA) Program (110 hours) $1920

Daytime class T, W, Th 9:00-12:00  Feb 13-April 14 M B Tichacek

Evening class M/W 5:00P-8:30P Start late Feb/early March TBD

These programs are for individuals who are interested in a beginning level skilled care position in health care and immediate employment.  Official verification of immunizations is mandatory.  Criminal background check may be required prior to completion of program or employment.  Daytime program starting late August.  Evening/weekend program starting mid-September. These classes fill up quickly.  Call 382-1004 to reserve a space on the waiting list at no cost. $50 non-refundable deposit required at time of enrollment.

CDL Driver Training Sign up early!

Mon-Thur 7A-12P,  Sept 15-Oct 28  $5200 Class A,  $3500 Class B

Pending  State approval, the Hannaford Career Center will team up with Giroux General Transport of Barre to offer classroom and behind-the-wheel CDL driver training in Middlebury.  Register and pay for this course directly with Giroux General Transport at 802-476-4679. More information available at    Clean driving record, background check, and random substance testing required.

Shielded Metal Arc Welding Level I

Mon; 6-8:30P; Sep 19-Dec 5; 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 ensures students develop proper technique. Also includes intro to MIG, TIG and cutting.

Shielded Metal Arc Welding Level II – New class!

Please call to express your interest and we will contact you if we are able to schedule this course; anticipated late March/early April start date; $550.

Designed to enhance SMAW welding skills and either prepare students for taking structural steel welder performance qualification test(s) in accordance with the American Welding Society requirements or expand skills to include TIG and MIG welding.

Tax Returns: Completing a 1040 Form  New class!  

Tax Returns: Completing a Schedule C  New class!

Quickbooks Level II –

Expected to schedule starting in late January

Introduction to American Sign Language New class!

Educacion Vial: Nueva clase!

Una clase de inglés para preparar a los hispanohablantes para tomar el examen de la licencia de conducir de Vermont. Se enfocará en el vocabulario asociado con los vehículos y la prueba del conductor. Cierta habilidad básica en inglés necesaria.

Fundamentals of Natural Gas:

Prepares students for  Vermont Department of Fire Safety Certification natural gas 30-hour certification.  Late March start date TBD.


Handling of Feeds and Foods Series:


Forklift Certification


Retail sales and cash register operation New class!

Cooking And Eating Sustainably w/MNFC series


On Line Classes:

We offer access to online class through Ed-2-Go.  The link on the left will take you to their course offerings







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 registration is open now.

Class Cancellation Information

Adult division evening classes will be cancelled any time that the Hannaford Career Center or Middlebury UHS classes are canceled.  In addition, some classes may be cancelled because of other reasons or storms that develop later in the day.  Cancellation information will be posted here.



Tuition refunds may be requested by individuals by notifying the PAHCC Adult Education Office at 802-382-1004 of your intent to withdraw from a class. Students who withdraw at least five business days before the beginning of a class will receive a full refund.   Students who withdraw after this date may receive a pro-rated refund at the discretion of the Assistant Director for Adult Education not to exceed the pro-rated schedule for institutional payees listed below.

Tuition refunds will be made to institutional payees based on the following schedule:

  • Attendance of two weeks or less…………………………..refund 80% less $50 registration fee
  • Attendance of two to three weeks………………………..refund 60% less $50 registration fee
  • Attendance of three to four weeks ……………………….refund 40% less $50 registration fee
  • Attendance of four to five weeks………………………….refund 20% less $50 registration fee

If a student notifies PAHCC of their intent to withdraw later than five weeks after the start of a course, no refund shall be issued.

If an individual class is rescheduled due to inclement weather or other reason, students will be given a choice of either a make-up class or pro-rated refund.  If a course offering is cancelled by PAHCC due to low enrollment or any other cause, students will be issued a full refund.

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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

eMail to

• BY MAIL OR PHONE – (802) 382-1004


You will not be contacted unless class is cancelled. Classes are filled on a first-come, first served basis.