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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.

Health Sciences | License

Health Sciences is a program that gives high school students an opportunity to study medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, and procedures and principles important to health care professions. This program also explores the many opportunities available in health care professions and provides students the opportunity to job shadow in related health fields.

This program includes the following credentials: ACT National Career Readiness Certificate,Licensed Nurse Assistant (LNA), Certified Dental Assistant, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Certification, Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT) Certification, Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Certification.

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.

Design, Illustration, & Media Arts | Certification

The Design, Illustration, and Media Arts (DIMA) program at HACTC is full of creative thinkers. Through this program students explore the technology skills of a growing creative industry. Students use industry-standard Mac hardware with the most up-to-date Adobe software. They work through projects that introduce them to many different aspects of digital illustration, digital video production, digital photography, 2-D animation, and motion graphics.

This program includes the following credentials: Adobe Certified Associate-Photoshop, Adobe Certified Associate-Illustrator, Adobe Certified Associate-Premiere Pro, Adobe Certified Associate-InDesign, ACT National Career Readiness Certificate.

Industrial Mechanics & Welding | Certificate

Industrial Mechanics and Welding covers many topics to provide general fabrication skills combined with technical subjects. The course prepares students for many jobs such as welding, electrical, machining, and mechanical trades. At the end of the program, students are prepared for a career or college with technical skills, a positive attitude, and a strong work ethic.

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

Combination Structural and Pipe Welding Program | Certificate

The Combination Structural and Pipe Welding program is for the welding training of plates and pipe in all positions. Upon graduation, students will be able to obtain entry level positions in construction of bridges, fabrication of structural components, heating plants, pipe line welding and other job shop applications.

Class start dates are the first Monday of September and March. Classes are filled on a first come first serve basis. Call Admissions for details on booth availability and inquiries for additional openings.

Students are required but not limited to one (1) certification in each Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) to pass the program.