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Northwest Career and Technical Center



Skilled Trades/Welding

Welding - Advanced (Work on Qualifying Welds) without Gear Package

$640

with Tom Owen

Calendar May 6, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Previous welding experience is required.

Class runs Mondays and Wednesdays, May 6 to June 12, 2023, 5:30 to 8:30 pm (5 weeks). 

For financial assistance please contact VSAC at 877-961-4369.

Designed for students with previous welding experience. The Advanced course allows students to work on becoming qualified in specific welding processes such as MIG (GMAW), TIG (GTAW) and shielded metal arc welding (SMAW). Students choose to work on skills specific to their interests or need. Students learn to demonstrate proficiency in horizontal and vertical applications. Helmet and gloves are available for use.

Welding Career Outlook

Payment plan available: $100 deposit plus 3 payments of $180.00, paid weekly.

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Welding Technology I with Gear Package

$840

with Tom Owen

Calendar May 6, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Welding Technology I. Classes will take place Monday & Wednesday and will run May 6 to June 12, 2024 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm (5 weeks), 30 hours. 

Includes your own welding gear. The package includes a welding helmet, a cap, MIG gloves, TIG gloves, welding jacket, weld cleaning tool, safety glasses and a gear bag for all of your equipment. Please indicate your size for a welding jacket (runs M - 3XL) by emailing careertraining@maplerun.org.

Designed for beginners, the course can also be tailored to individuals seeking more advanced training.  This course introduces four types of welding: AC/DC stick, Metal Inert Gas (MIG), Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG); and Oxygen-Acetylene. Students learn to demonstrate proficiency in horizontal and vertical applications. Oxy-acetylene and plasma cutting will also be covered. 

Full Course

Welding Technology I without Gear Package

$640

with Tom Owen

Calendar May 6, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Welding Technology I. Classes will take place Monday & Wednesday and will run May 6 to June 12, 2024 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm (5 weeks), 30 hours. 

This course is designed for beginners, the course can also be tailored to individuals seeking more advanced training.  This course introduces four types of welding: AC/DC stick, Metal Inert Gas (MIG), Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG); and Oxygen-Acetylene. Students learn to demonstrate proficiency in horizontal and vertical applications. Oxy-acetylene and plasma cutting will also be covered.   

Payment plan available: $100 deposit plus 3 payments of $180.00, paid weekly.

AHA Heartsaver Adult/Children/Infant First Aid, CPR, AED

$75

with Kristine Koch

Calendar May 8, 2024 at 4 pm

AHA Heartsaver Adult/Children/Infant First Aid, CPR, AED. May 8, 2024 for 3 hours, 4pm-7pm in the Northwest Career & Technical Center's Public Safety classroom.

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED is geared towards anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for their job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements or anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a course completion card, valid for two years.

Welding Technology I with Gear Package

$840

with Tom Owen

Calendar Jul 15, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Welding Technology I. Classes will take place Monday & Wednesday and will run July 15 to August 14, 2024 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm (5 weeks), 30 hours. 

Includes your own welding gear. The package includes a welding helmet, a cap, MIG gloves, TIG gloves, welding jacket, weld cleaning tool, safety glasses and a gear bag for all of your equipment. Please indicate your size for a welding jacket (runs M - 3XL) by emailing careertraining@maplerun.org.

Designed for beginners, the course can also be tailored to individuals seeking more advanced training.  This course introduces four types of welding: AC/DC stick, Metal Inert Gas (MIG), Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG); and Oxygen-Acetylene. Students learn to demonstrate proficiency in horizontal and vertical applications. Oxy-acetylene and plasma cutting will also be covered. 

Full Course

Welding Technology I without Gear Package

$640

with Tom Owen

Calendar Jul 15, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Welding Technology I. Classes will take place Monday & Wednesday and will run July 15 to August 14, 2023 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm (5 weeks), 30 hours. 

This course is designed for beginners, the course can also be tailored to individuals seeking more advanced training.  This course introduces four types of welding: AC/DC stick, Metal Inert Gas (MIG), Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG); and Oxygen-Acetylene. Students learn to demonstrate proficiency in horizontal and vertical applications. Oxy-acetylene and plasma cutting will also be covered.   

Payment plan available: $100 deposit plus 6 payments of $90.00, paid every two weeks.
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/

 

Commercial Drivers License Training
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Commercial Drivers License Training

$5,700

First, did you know that Class A drivers start off at $65,000 right here in Vermont? That's confirmed through Pro Driver Training in Enosburg/Milton.

Age requirement: Minimum age is 17. Must be 18 to take the permit test.

Contact Pro Driver Training at (802) 893-4955.

Here are the steps in earning a CDL Class A License:

1. Take the CDL Permit Prep Course

2. Pass a Dept. of Transportation physical (suggested to complete before permit test)

3. Take the CDL Permit Test

4. Enroll in CDL Class A training (done through Pro Driver) (grants are available through VSAC, VocRehab, PathStone and NCTC.)

5. Take CDL Class A licensing driver's exam. Get hired immediately!!

After students turn 21, they can become interstate drivers.

More questions about the process itself? Contact Pro Driving at (802) 893-4955.





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