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 – lschmidt@pahcc.org or phone (802) 382-1005.

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

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Fall 2014 Class Listing

SERVSAFE Certification

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.

 

 

 

Forklift Operator Safety Training

Sat; 8A-4P; Nov 15; North Campus;

8 Hrs; $150.

Designed for all powered “lift truck” operators in manufacturing, construction and retail.  The course will cover an overview of the regulations, training requirements, forklift basics and characteristics, operating rules of the road, truck inspection (hands-on), dock safety, parking, and the stability triangle.

 

 

HEALTH CAREERS ACADEMY

 

Basic ICD-10 Medical Coding (Part 1)

The new ICD-10 coding system is scheduled to become effective October, 2015.  This course offers a step-by-step approach to give you a basic knowledge of the assignment of codes needed by a wide range of medical environments preparing you for careers in physician offices and many other clinical settings.  Teaching matches the format of the coding system itself, with hands-on coding determination based upon diagnosis, body system, and medical activity, using a textbook that gives many practice scenarios that are useful in real-world applications. No class Nov 25. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology or permission of instructor. Tue; 5:30-8:30P; Sep 23-Dec 16; 36 Hrs; $600 includes text.

 

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, click here.   Class begins Sep 25; $1,920.  Call 382-1004 for schedule.

 

SERVSAFE Certification

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.

 

 

 

Forklift Operator Safety Training

Sat; 8A-4P; Nov 15; North Campus;

8 Hrs; $150.

Designed for all powered “lift truck” operators in manufacturing, construction and retail.  The course will cover an overview of the regulations, training requirements, forklift basics and characteristics, operating rules of the road, truck inspection (hands-on), dock safety, parking, and the stability triangle.

 

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 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.

 

Word 1 – 2013

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Sep 2-9: F. Walsh; 9 Hrs; $155 with text.

Unlock the potential of Word by learning to navigate the “ribbon bar” to perform tasks. The following topics will be covered: explore the Word window, create/save documents, print, move, copy, format and edit text.

 

Word 2 – 2013

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Sep 11-18; 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 – 2013

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Sep 23-30; 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 – 2013

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Oct 4-9; 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 – 2013

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Oct 14-21; 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 – 2013

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Oct 23-30; 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 – 2013

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Nov 4-11; 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 – 2013

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Nov 13-20 ; F. Walsh;

9 Hrs; $155 with text; $125 without text. .

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 – 2013

Tue & Thu; 5:30-8:30P; Dec 2-9; 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.

 

 

SKILLED BUTCHERS

 & MEAT CUTTERS ACADEMY

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.

 

Food Safety & Sanitation – MPFS 1123 (HACCP)

Sep 5, 6, &7; 8-5P;  27 Hrs; $300.00.

 

Poultry Processing – MPFS 1214

Prerequisites: MPFS 1123 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in MPFS 1123. Required for Certificate; Tue & Thu; 4-8P; Sep 9-Oct 2; 30 Hrs; $500.00.

 

Meat Processing & Fabrication – MPFS 2122 (Wholesale Cuts). Prerequisites: MPFS 1123, MPFS 1214. Required for Certificate; Tue & Thu; 4-8P; Oct 7-30; 30 Hrs; $500.00.

 

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

Prerequisite – MPFS 1123 and MPFS 1214; Required for Certificate Sat; 2-7P; Nov 8-Dec 6; (Sat, Dec 6, 1-8P); 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.

 

OSHA 10

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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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.