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How do I pay for all this?

imagesAre you looking to expand your horizons? Learn a new skill? Get a jump on your career? Don’t let the cost of it all turn you off. Give Vermont Student Assistance Corp. (VSAC) a call today and find out what funding is available for you. They can help with many of the costs associated with job training classes, higher education and more. Click here for more information.

Adult Ed Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) Course – WRJct.

Location: Hartford Area Career & Technology Center

Dates: September 6, 2017 – October 27, 2017

Sessions Meet: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, & some Saturdays from 7:00am to 3:00pm

Total Time: 102 hours

Tuition & Registration: $1,200

Class Description: The Licensed Nursing Assistant course meets Vermont and New Hampshire requirements for LNA licensure contingent upon passing the state exam.  The course includes 50 hours of class instruction and 52 hours of supervised clinical experience.

Registration form at: www.hactc.com

More information at: adulted@hartfordschools.net  |  Tel. (802)359-4739

Hartford Area Career & Technology Center, 1 Gifford Road, White River Junction, VT 05001

Introduction to Welding Course – Adult Education

Location: Hartford Area Career & Technology Center

Dates: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 – October 9, 2017

Sessions Meet: Mondays & Wednesdays from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Total Time: 24 hours

Tuition & Registration: $385 (includes materials & supplies)

Class Description: Introduction to Welding course includes metal shop safety, general metal fabrication skills, and basic instruction in: Oxy-fuel brazing, Oxy-fuel cutting, Manual plasma cutting, CNC plasma cutting, GTAW (TIG) welding – ferrous & aluminum, SMAW (stick) welding, GMAW (MIG) welding. Student projects are encouraged.

Registration form at: www.hactc.com

More information at:  adulted@hartfordschools.net  |  Tel.(802)359-4739

Hartford Area Career & Technology Center, One Gifford Road, White River Junction, VT 05001

Learn more at the Hartford Area Career & Technology Center


Click here for a link to their site where you can explore their full list of classes for adults.


Volunteer Training – Learn more about gender-based violence:

wise logo WISE is holding a training for new volunteers and community members looking to learn more about gender-based violence!

“Volunteering for WISE has been among the most gratifying work I have ever done. The staff and volunteers at WISE are a gifted and dedicated group committed to eliminating domestic and sexual violence and stalking.” – Stan Colla, WISE Volunteer

Join our team as a WISE Ambassador or Volunteer Advocate
WISE leads the Upper Valley (including Hartford) to end gender-based violence through survivor-centered advocacy, prevention, education and mobilization for social change.

The fall training is Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00pm to 8:30 pm, starting October 11.
Contact Kaitie at: (603)448-5922 ext.105 or volunteers@wiseoftheuppervalley.org  for an application.
visit www.WISEuv.org/volunteer.html

Put yourself on the road to a better job!

imagesIs transportation getting in the way of advancing your career? Did you know that there are a lot of people out there in the same situation – keeping a “dead end” job because they don’t drive? Here’s your chance to get out on the road with a professional driving instructor and finally get your license!

Financial assistance is available for adults seeking drivers education. Call to learn more.

Contact Richard Kearney at the Upper Valley Driving Academy today! 802-222-1982 or email uppervalleydrivingacademy@gmail.com

Are you a driver with a disability? Call the Adaptive Driving Associates in White River Junction 802-296-2004. They have been providing driver rehabilitation services in Vermont and NH since 1994. They provide a comprehensive skill based evaluation for drivers and aspiring drivers who may have medical, learning, visual or other challenges that may impact their ability to drive.

Want even more options? Check out this list from the VT DMV 

Don’t let driving be your roadblock to a better job!

Hartford Area Career & Technology Center

Hactc-LogoThe Hartford Area Career and Technology Center (HACTC) in White River Junction, Vermont serves junior and senior high school students from the following high schools:

  • Home-study students
  • Mascoma Valley Regional High School
  • Lebanon High School
  • Hartford High School
  • Hanover High School
  • Woodstock Union High School
  • Ledyard Charter School
  • Mid-Vermont Christian School
  • Windsor High School
  • Thetford Academy (specific programs only)
  • Rivendell Academy (specific programs only)

For more information regarding the programs offered at the HACTC, please visit www.hactc.com.

Al Flory, HACTC Guidance Coordinator, will visit schools during the month of January to speak with current sophomore students about the awesome opportunities available at the HACTC and enrolling for the 2015-2016 school year.

If there are home-study families with children that will be either a junior or senior in the 2015-2016 school year and are interested in attending the HACTC, please call Al Flory or Doug Heavisides, Director, at 802-295-8630. We would love to speak with you!

Respect. Engage. Learn. Work. Serve. Grow. — What students do at the HACTC!

WorkReadyNH – Soft Skills for everyone


Do you have the skills and certifications necessary to land (and keep) a great job? Learn about the “soft skills”-  such as attendance, communication, problem solving and conflict resolution – that will make the difference in your job success.

WorkReadyNH @ River Valley Community College has a class coming up that will that will cover these and other work-ready related topics.

WorkReadyNH is a tuition- free professional training opportunity that will be offered thourghout the Upper Valley. Learn all of the skills that employers want most and that will help you to be successful in any workplace: communication, conflict resolution, problem solving and so much more. You will earn 2 certificates; a National Career Readiness certificate and a WorkReadyNH certificate from the Community College of NH. For more information or to sign up go to www.ccsnh.edu/workreadynh.  This is a tuition-FREE program for NH residents.

Please refer now by emailing workreadyrvcc@ccsnh.edu or call Martha Mott at 603-542-7744 ext. 5485.

For more information go to www.ccsnh.edu/workreadynh or Facebook WorkReadyNH.

Community College of Vermont – Your partner in Workforce Education


CCV now offers The Governor’s Career Ready Certificate:

  • Workforce skill building, including computer skills
  • Includes the National Career Readiness Certificate funded through the Department of Labor
  • Improve your resume and interviewing skills
  • Earn a recognized credential
  • Understand the skills required for different jobs
  • Build a solid career foundation

CCV also offers Customized Trainings designed to meet the individual needs of your business

Topics can include:

  • Applied business writing
  • Computer applications
  • Vision and goal setting
  • Customer service

For more information contact:  802-786-0011 workforce@ccv.edu

Website: http://ccv.edu/workforce/governors-career-ready-certificate-program/

River Valley Community College


RVCC offers a free work readiness program for all NH residents. The WorkReadyNH program offers education in the “soft skills” that are key to success on the job. The program offers 60 hours of classroom time with instruction on the following:

  • Effective communication
  • Interpersonal skill
  • Integrity
  • Initiative
  • Conflict resolution
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Goal Setting and Time Management
  • Self-Discipline
  • Employer Expectations
  • Customer Service

For more information contact: 603-230-3534  |. wrnh@ccsnh.edu

Website: http://www.ccsnh.edu/workforce-training/workready-nh