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Continuing Education & Workforce Development

Continuing Education & Workforce Development provides degree and non-degree programs, workforce education management services, customized training and workforce development in leadership and technical areas, as well as teacher training. We are committed to flexibility, world-class quality and customer-focused accessibility.

From Fortune 500 companies like IBM to entrepreneurial start-ups whose name you’ll one day know, we’re helping Vermont companies of all kinds and sizes re-imagine their potential and achieve more. Together, we’ll prepare your company to seize every opportunity that presents itself and make more than a few of its own. And we think that ’s nothing less than the greatest opportunity of all.

Online Learning
We partner with respected national vendors in offering instructor facilitated, online programs to give individuals the skills necessary for in-demand positions in computer technology, healthcare, business and manufacturing. Still other programs allow professionals to receive valuable continuing education. Because these are open enrollment programs, students can start when they wish and proceed at their own pace, whenever and from wherever they choose using an internet enabled computer.
Human Resources – SHRM
If your goal is HR certification, we’ll lead you to success. Our instructors focus on critical exam content, and our structured classroom environment accelerates learning and improves retention.

Individuals trained in the administration of health insurance programs are in demand at government and non-profit agencies, corporations and insurance companies. Vermont Corporate College meets the needs for both pre-service and continuing education in these areas through online and in-person training and education.
Electrical, Plumbing Apprenticeship
Since 1999, Vermont Tech has been partnering with the Vermont Department of Labor to manage the related instruction component of the Registered Electrical and Plumbing Apprenticeship programs. Through these programs, students meet the classroom requirement to sit for the Vermont State Journeyman Exam. We also offer workshops for Electrical and Plumbing exam prep, code update, and continuing education hours.

Leadership is the responsibility of everyone in the organization. This six-part series is designed to develop skills and effectiveness for supervisors, managers, team leaders and those with cross-functional responsibilities in the organization.
Classes combine group discussions, case studies, and activities to deliver training objectives.  Each unit is approximately three and one-half hours and meets weekly, allowing time to reflect and apply new skills in the work environment.
Green Trainings
Weatherization, green building, solar and geothermal—the push for energy efficiency is changing how we work and the work we’re doing. And staying competitive is critical. Now you can do just that through the CSP’s Green Workforce Training Program – and at convenient Vermont locations.

VT Tech Certificate Training Programs:
• Increase participant skills.
• Offer industry-recognized certificates upon successful completion.
• Help businesses stay competitive and meet new energy efficiency and lead safety requirements.
• Offer a convenient Vermont site for a full range of classes, including BPI and renewable energy trainings.

The Center for Sustainable Practices at VT Tech developed the Green Workforce Training Program. These trainings, which lead to industry certification, span a range of disciplines and proficiency levels, appealing to students, people already in the trades, those seeking to expand their skills or move up in their field, and professionals required to maintain industry certifications.

CEWD offers several one-day seminars and short Certificate Programs each semester that are designed to provide you with new or advanced career and professional skills. Choose from a variety of fields and earn valuable CEUs (Continuing Education Units) that can be used towards licensure or re-licensure in many professions including engineering, certified site technicians, designers, and municipal/town staff.

Supporting students and farmers with educational opportunities related to: animals, plants, soils, food systems, sustainability, business and management. Training farmers to develop and synergize diverse agriculture operations on the same farmstead will make them stronger all-around competitors in the food production market, as well as more economically sound.

Vermont Technical Offers studies, trainings and internships in:
  • Dairy
  • Equine
  • Vegetable Production
  • Small meat production
  • Maple Syrup

The agriculture component of the Continuing Education and Work Force Development Department designs workshops, trainings, courses and internships to serve the educational and training needs that support agriculture. The program offerings are open to students, farmers, agriculture professionals, schools and anyone seeking to expand their knowledge in sustainable agriculture practices.

How We Work
Our unique approach to business learning combines the vast educational resources of Vermont Technical College with a wealth of strategic staff development services to create a highly customized program dedicated to a single goal: meeting the individualized needs of your company and its people. Choose from our catalog of over 300 focused education modules or let us create a flexible curriculum tailored to your organization. Whatever your preference, you’ll enjoy access to both our acclaimed faculty of master trainers and our private workforce education network of business professionals, which includes experts in countless fields from the service and retail industries, the government and manufacturing sectors, and more.

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