SWFI for Participants

SWFI helps working families succeed in learning new skills and getting good jobs.


Learn to make some of the best products. Made in Vermont are medical devices, food products, and plane parts, to name a few.

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Get NO COST training and help finding - and sometimes paying for - childcare, transportation and more.

Good Pay & Benefits

Jobs that offer starting pay of $13-18 an hour, with paid time off and healthcare coverage. Work for companies that give chances to move up quickly and earn more.

Land not just a job but a steady career to help provide for your family.

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Where Can I Find More Information?

SWFI@vtc.edu or (802) 879-2348

SWFI is part of a national study to measure if offering students extra supports, together with skills training, helps them to complete training and find employment. Support services and space in specific training are limited. Eligible applicants will be chosen by a computerized selection process.

Programs funded in full though a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. The Vermont State Colleges and its member institutions do not discriminate in admissions or employment decisions or in programs and activities on the basis of race, color, ancestry, ethnicity, national origin, place of birth, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, positive HIV-related blood test results, or any other status protected by state or federal law. Our entire non-discrimination statement can be found here.