Adult Education

For more information on any of the Adult Education programs, you can contact us via email – dsenesac@pahcc.org or phone (802) 382-1012.

 

EVENING ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR Winter/Spring 2014

HEALTH CAREERS ACADEMY

Medical Billing     

Tue & Thu; 6-9:45P; Mar 4-Jun 19; 120 Hrs; $1,200

Learn the basics of the United States Health Care Delivery System and how medical insurance is utilized to reimburse health care institutions from physician offices to medical clinics. Informational meeting Jan 22 at 6-7P.or go to http://programs.mkedu.org/pahcc-medbill for more information.

Medical Coding                                        September 2014  

180 hours; $2,100; Prerequisite: Medical Billing or approval of the instructor.

Medical coding specialists analyze medical record documentation to assign diagnostic and procedure codes.  They provide important information to help doctor offices, clinics and other medical facilities during the reimbursement process for any medical services rendered.

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. Testing, licensure, & uniforms are not included in the cost. Class begins March 18 and ends May 22; $1,920.  Call 382-1004 for schedule.

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The following courses have been underwritten by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets.

SKILLED BUTCHER & MEAT CUTTER ACADEMY

Are you interested in a career as a skilled butcher or meat cutter? Start here!  Call (802)382-1004 to find out when the next class series begins! Class tuition does not include text and materials.

Offered at Green Mountain Career & Technical Center:

Food Safety & Sanitation – MPFS 1123 (HACCP)

Mar 13, 20, 27, & Apr 3; 4-8P; 16 Hrs; $300.00.

Poultry Processing – MPFS 1214

Prerequisites: MPFS 1123 or equivalent or concurrent

enrollment in MPFS 1123. Required for Certificate;

April 5, 12, 18, & 19; 8-4P; $500.00.

Offered at Vermont Technical Center:

Food Safety & Sanitation – MPFS 1123 (HACCP)

Jun 9, 10 & 11; 4-8P; $300.00.

Poultry Processing – MPFS 1214

Prerequisites: MPFS 1123 or equivalent or concurrent

enrollment in MPFS 1123. Required for Certificate;

June 16, 17, 18, & 19; 8-4P; $500.00.

OSHA 10

June 30, July 1 & 2; Online.

Meat Processing & Fabrication – MPFS 2122 (Wholesale Cuts) Prerequisites: MPFS 1123, MPFS 1214, & MPFS 2120. Required for Certificate; June 23, 24, 25, & 26; 8-4P; Location is The Royal Butcher; $500.00.

Meat Processing & Merchandising – MPFS 2120 (Retail Cuts)

Prerequisite – MPFS 1123 and MPFS 1214; Required for Certificate; July 7, 8, 9, & 10; 8-4P; location is The Royal Butcher; $500.00.

Meat Industry Apprenticeship – MPFS 2204

Prerequisites: MPFS 1123, MPFS 1214, MPFS 2120, and MPFS 2122.

This course is a 2000 hour paid VT Department of Labor apprenticeship. The 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; individualized schedule July 14 – 31; $500.00.

OSHA 10

Required for Certificate. Students may

take the course independently

online or arrange for assistance

through PAHCC; $150.

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TRANSPORTATION ACADEMY

OSHA & Highway Safety Awareness

Tue & Thu; 6-9P; Mar 11, 13, 18, & 20; D. Antone;

12 Hrs; $105.

This class will cover at an awareness level Occupation Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) standards for construction and heavy equipment operations and relay Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) highway work zone safety standards.  Participants will leave with a general safety knowledge base that can be utilized for further on-the-job training by employers. This is a prerequisite course for Heavy Equipment Operation and Safety.

Heavy Equipment Operation and Safety

1-5P; Aug 11-22; A. Townshend; 32 hrs; $600.

Learn the fundamentals of operating and maintaining backhoes, bulldozers, excavators, and tractors while practicing skills such as tile drainage installation, road building, and foundation site work. Also learn about chainsaw safety, maintenance, and safe operating techniques. Additionally participants will gain an understanding of basic plane surveying and GPS technologies. Steel-toe boots and OSHA approved hardhat are required.

Commercial Drivers License (CDL)

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

“A” License – $5,556; “B” License – $2,875;

“UPGRADE” – $3,475; Classroom:  Saturdays 8A-4P.

The Stafford Driver Training School is operated through the Adult and Continuing Education program at Stafford Technical Center.  This program teaches you more than just how to drive a straight truck or semi.  Our personable and knowledgeable teaching staff will teach you all of the skills needed to compete for a well-paying career in the exciting field of professional truck driving.  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 www.stafforddrivertraining.com   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.

Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

Mon; 6-8:30P; Feb 4-Apr 22; 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.

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY

Creative Potential Using Microsoft Office

Wed; 5:30-8:30P; Feb 12-26; F. Walsh; 9 Hrs; $155.

This introductory class will unlock the potential of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint by learning to navigate the “ribbon bar” to perform many tasks. Feb 12-Word; Feb 19-Excel; Feb 26-PowerPoint.

Word 1 – 2010

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Jan 7-14; F. Walsh; 9 Hrs;

$155 with text.

The following topics will be covered: explore the Word window, create/save documents, print, move, copy, format and edit text.

Word 2 – 2010

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Jan 21-28; F. Walsh; 9 Hrs;

$155 with text; $125 without text.

The following topics will be covered: create/modify tables, use headers/footers, margins, page breaks, AutoCorrect, find/replace, and add graphics/clip art. You will have time to reinforce skills learned in Word 1.

Word 3 – 2010

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Feb 4-11; F. Walsh; 9 Hrs;

$155 with text.

The following topics will be covered: styles, outlines, sections and columns, formatting tables, and printing envelopes/labels. You will have time to reinforce skills learned in Word 1 and 2.

Word 4 – 2010

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Feb18-25; F. Walsh; 9 Hrs;

$155 with text; $125 without text.

The following topics will be covered: templates, building blocks, graphics, managing document revisions, and web features. You will have time to reinforce skills learned in Word 1-3.

Excel 1 – 2010

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Mar 4-11; F. Walsh; 9 Hrs;

$155 with text.

The following topics will be covered: explore the Excel window, navigate a worksheet, save and update workbooks, move and copy data/ formulas, insert/delete ranges, rows and columns, and use functions.

Excel 2 – 2010

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Mar 18-25; F. Walsh; 9 Hrs;

$155 with text; $125 without text.

The following topics will be covered: text, rows, columns and numbers, print documents, use chart basics, manage large workbooks, and format with graphics. You will have time to reinforce skills learned in Excel 1.

Excel 3 – 2010

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Apr 1-8; F. Walsh; 9 Hrs;

$155 with text.

The following topics will be covered: how to navigate multiple worksheets/workbooks, advanced formatting, outlining, and working with tables. You will have time to reinforce skills learned in Excel 1 and 2.

Excel 4 – 2010

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Apr 15-22; F. Walsh; 9 Hrs;

$155 with text; $125 without text. No class May 28.

The following topics will be covered: web and sharing features, advanced charting, documenting and auditing, templates and settings, and pivoting tables/charts. You will have time to reinforce skills learned in Excel 1-3.

PowerPoint

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; May 6-13; F. Walsh; 9 Hrs; $155 with text.

When you finish this class, you will be on your way to create effective, professional presentations for home, business, or educational use.

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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. Spring semester starts Jan 22.

 

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HOW TO REGISTER FOR ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES

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