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Northwest Career and Technical Center



Professional Training

Notify Me of Upcoming Culinary Classes

Free

with Chef A. Monette

Calendar Jan 1, 2022

I would like to be notified when a culinary class if offered.

(You will receive an email when a class is scheduled. Thank you for your interest.)

You may call 802-527-6433 if you have further questions. 

 

Phlebotomy Training & Certification

$1,944

with Kelly Ross

Calendar Sep 6, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 24 weeks

Start Date Change, Class starts September 6, 2022 and ends February 14, 2023; Tuesdays 5:30 - 8:30pm for 24 weeks, plus clinicals. Access to a computer and internet is required to complete some work online (cell phones cannot be used).

Includes CPR/First Aid/AED Training. Tuition includes textbook and online practice exams. Exam fee of $117.00 is not included.

Click Here for Required Documentation to Gain Entrance into Course

Northwest Career and Technical Center has developed a hybrid phlebotomy program that has been approved by the National Healthcare Association in order to offer the nationally approved Phlebotomy Technician Certification Preparation course and to be a testing site for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician examination. The hybrid and model encourages students to attend in person instruction, however with the help of Google Classroom, students are able to utilize the material and pace themselves when unable to attend in person. In order to sit for certification, students must attend 84 classroom hours and complete the necessary venipuncture and capillary punctures as outlined by the National Healthcare Association.

Due to the growing need for phlebotomists, Northwest Career & Technical Center has created relationships with Northwestern Medical Center and University of VT Medical Center in order to provide students with observational clinicals that will help each student gain insight and knowledge as to what working as a phlebotomist looks like. Each student will be offered up to 10 hours of clinical time with a skilled phlebotomist who will work with the student in order to answer questions, provide knowledge and demonstrate phlebotomy skills. Upon successful completion of the course, students are then eligible for interviews with the Northwestern Medical Center when jobs are posted and at the University of VT Medical Center via the HiTech program when jobs are posted. Students should visit Northwestern Medical Center’s public website for job listings, whereas students should visit HiTech’s website for University of VT Medical Center job listings

With the growing demand for phlebotomists, Northwestern Medical Center and University of VT Medical Center both offer a variety of shifts and career ladders in order to help you grow as a medical professional. As the face of the laboratory, you will work with patients, families and other health care professionals in order to deliver quality patient care. Now more than ever is the time to join a healthcare team and be part of someone's life. Join our phlebotomy program and take the first step towards a rewarding and exciting career.

This course is taught by two instructors.

Financial aid may be available through VSAC's Advancement Grant. Call them at 800-642-3177.

Licensed Nurse Assistant Training Program - M & W
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Licensed Nurse Assistant Training Program - M & W

$1,200

with Shelley Howrigan

Calendar Sep 12, 2022 at 4 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Class begins Monday, September 12 and ends Wednesday, November 9, 2022. Takes place on Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:00 - 8:00 pm, plus clinicals (dates to be determined based on availability of facilities). Total of 72 classroom hours + 32 clinical hours.  Tuition DOES NOT INCLUDE the testing fee of $175.  The testing fee company will only accept credit/debit cards when registering for the exam.  It also EXCLUDES the $20 application fee that is to be paid directly by the student to the Vermont Board of Nursing. If clinicals are completed at the Northwestern Medical Center, students are to pay $20.00 to have their criminal background processed. 

Keep in mind that COVID-19 will always be a factor as clinicals are scheduled.

The course focuses on safe and effective practices for care in a health care setting. Students learn the basics of assisting patients, body mechanics, ethics, communication, and preparing for the licensing exam. The written and skills LNA licensing testing can be done in Franklin County or at another location in the state. The testing company is Prometrics.

Applicants must be able to pass a thorough background check.

Financial aid may be available through VSAC's Advancement Grant and CTE Grant. Call them at 800-642-3177. 

Chocolates & Confections

$75

with Chef A. Monette

Calendar Oct 10, 2022 at 3 pm, runs for 1 week

Monday, October 10 from 3-7pm. One class only.

The term confection conjures specific imagery in everyone’s head. These memories associated with pleasure, holiday, and happiness also bring us back to moments in our lives. What is a confection? For all intents and purposes, it is a preservation method utilizing sugar. This class will explore the properties of sugar and the combination of other ingredients to create mouth-watering pieces. In conjunction with sugar, we will explore chocolate, its process, how to use it, and various fillings to go with it. Students will take home their creations and leave with some new memories. 

Full Course
Online Learning
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Online Learning

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Calendar Jan 1, 2026

Ed2Go offers various types of online learning opportunities. You can contact Vermont Student Acceptance Corp (VSAC) and ask about their non-degree grants. If VSAC pays for the course, let us know and we'll work with you to get registered and on your way. If you want to pay for it yourself, you can take care of that directly with Ed2Go by entering your credit card information. Please see the following links:

Career Training (can lead to certifications): https://careertraining.ed2go.com/nwtcvt/

Shorter Courses: https://www.ed2go.com/nwtcvt/

 

American Sign Language
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American Sign Language

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Contact the American Sign Language Institute in St. Albans, VT for more information.  Website: asltraininginstitute.org, Email asltraininginstitute@gmail.com and Phone 802-393-2999.

Medical Administrative Assistant Training Program - Online Only
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Medical Administrative Assistant Training Program - Online Only

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Please visit this site for more details: https://careertraining.ed2go.com/nwtcvt/training-programs/certified-clinical-medical-assistant-training-for-cmaa/

If you're paying for the course, you can register directly on the website given above.

If you're seeking financial assistance, you can contact VSAC to see if you're eligible for a grant by calling 800-642-3177. The Department of Labor and Vocational Rehabilitation are also good sources for funding. If you receive funding, please contact the Northwest Career & Technical Center (NCTC) as the final step to registering and starting a new career. You can call NCTC at 802-527-0617 or email careertraining@maplerun.org. 

Administrative medical assistants are skilled multi-taskers who direct the flow of patients through an office. Effective patient flow allows the practice to operate efficiently, increase revenue, and provide a positive experience for the patient.

Their duties can include scheduling appointments, entering demographic and insurance information into practice software, managing patient check-in and check-out, answering phone calls, filing and retrieving paper records, maintaining electronic records, composing correspondence, performing daily financial practices, assigning medical codes and processing insurance claims.

Upon completion of this course you will be prepared for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) national certification exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). This course includes a voucher which covers the fee of the exam.

Medical Billing & Coding - Online Only
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Medical Billing & Coding - Online Only

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This course is offered by Ed2Go.

If you're seeking financial assistance, you can contact VSAC to see if you're eligible for a grant by calling 800-642-3177. The Department of Labor and Vocational Rehabilitation are also good sources for funding. If you receive funding, please contact the Northwest Career & Technical Center (NCTC) as the final step to registering and starting a new career. You can call NCTC at 802-527-0617 or email careertraining@maplerun.org. 

Whether you’re just starting work or transitioning into a different field, there has never been a better time to enter a career in Medical Billing and Coding. This course will prepare you for success in this rewarding career as you learn about legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts central to this field, including HIPAA compliance, official coding guidelines, and third-party payer requirements. You will also be able to choose a voucher for the professional certification that best aligns with your interests and career goals.

For more information, click on this link.





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