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Building Trades | Certificate

In Building Trades, students participate in a two-year program during which they construct a new home from start to finish. Students are exposed to all phases of construction, from planning to layout, estimating, and building. This is a real world/life experience for students to safely practice and learn work ethic and a new skill set.

This program includes the following credentials: National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) Certificate-Construction Core, ACT National Career Readiness Certificate.

Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) | License

Please note that course offerings may vary throughout the year. Please contact the center to learn more about upcoming offerings.

This Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) course meets Vermont and New Hampshire requirements for licensure contingent upon passing the state exam. LNAs provide or assist with basic care or support under the direction of onsite licensed nursing staff. They perform duties such as monitoring of health status, feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, or ambulation of patients in a health or nursing facility.

This program includes or prepares for the following credential(s): Licensed Nursing Assistant.

Dental Assisting | Certification

Please note that course offerings may vary throughout the year. Please contact the center to learn more about upcoming offerings.

You can train to become a dental assistant in as little as six months with an online certificate program through the Vermont Adult Career & Technical Education Association in collaboration with the Vermont State Dental Society. Plus, you can get paid as a dental assistant trainee while earning a certificate in dental assisting to get on a clear path to a high-pay, high-demand career.

This course includes:

  • Overview of the dental profession
  • Dental health and disease
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Infection control
  • Basics of dental assisting
  • Radiology
  • Dental materials
  • Dental assisting in the specialty practice
  • Dental office management

This program includes or prepares for the following credential(s): Certified Dental Assistant.

STEM: Principles of Engineering | Certificate

Through problems that engage and challenge, Principles of Engineering students explore a broad range of engineering topics, including mechanisms, the strength of structures and materials, and automation. They also develop skills in problem solving, research, and design while learning strategies for design process documentation, collaboration, and presentation.

This program includes the following credential(s): ACT National Career Readiness Certificate.

Autobody, Motorsports, and Customs | Certification

Autobody, Motorsports and Customs (AMC) in this program. The curriculum focuses on mechanics, body repair and replacement, sanding, masking, painting, and the use of high tech spray equipment. Students in AMC use top-of-the-line equipment and technology such as the DeVilbiss semi downdraft paint booth, PPG Aquabase paint mixing system, and a commercial quality vinyl cutting machine.

This program includes the following credential(s): ASE Stu. Certification Non-structural Analysis and Damage Repair, Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Entry Level Certification-Painting & Refinishing, ACT National Career Readiness Certificate.

Automotive Technology | Certification

Automotive Technology trains and prepares students to become automotive technicians or for jobs in related fields. Students are trained on HACTC shop vehicles. The program’s emphasis is on safe, honest, ethical and professional work habits and skills. The program follows a best practices approach to automotive repair. Students use individual skills as well as team-based learning to become good at problem solving and time management in addition to their automotive training.

This program includes the following credentials: Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Entry Level Certification-Automobile Service Tech., ACT National Career Readiness Certificate, ASE Stu. Certification Maintenance & Light Repair

Business Administration | Certificate

The Business Administration program leads students through all aspects of the business world, from accounting and personal finance to marketing and professional communications. Students develop their own business skills through individual and group projects, cooperative education placements and guest lectures from industry professionals.

This program includes the following credential(s): ACT National Career Readiness Certificate.

Cosmetology | License

The Cosmetology program will provide students the skills and experiences they need to become licensed Cosmetologists. Completing 1,000 hours of study, students will master skills in hair design, nail and skincare, personal appearance, communication, and business management. Students will learn and put into practice these skills through demonstrations on mannequins and by working with fellow students and live clients in a salon setting.

This program includes the following credentials: ACT National Career Readiness Certificate. Successful participation in this program is a pathway to eligibility for the Vermont Licensing Exam to obtain a Cosmetology License.