2017 & 2018 Training and Events


Thank you for entrusting us with your training needs. We know you have options and we appreciate you, our valued participants.

As you read through this e-note you will find numerous offerings to help you plan your 2018 training needs.




Business Trainings










Whether you're new to HR or have a few years experience, we have the tools you need to advance your career and confidently handle your organization's complex HR issues.

SHRM Essentials of Human Resources


This training covers introductory topics in a condensed, easy-to-understand format. This program is ideal for those who perform HR tasks as part of their many roles.



October 11 and 18, 2018


Vermont Tech Williston Campus

COST: $475.00


SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP

This training is intended for those seeking an industry recognized credential in HR. The program is intended to cover the SHRM Body of Competence and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK) tested in the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certification exams.




Thursday evenings

January 18-April 5, 2018


Vermont Tech, Williston Campus

COST: $1395.00, includes materials



3-day Intensive


Friday, Saturday, Sunday

November 2-4, 2018


Vermont Tech, Williston Campus

COST: $1395.00, includes materials



This 5+ hour session is intended for those who are ready to sit for the national certification exam.


2018 Offering



December 1, 2018


Vermont Tech, Williston Campus

COST: $199.00*

*If you took the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Prep training in 2016, 2017 or 2018, and have your materials, this review session is FREE.




Electrical and Plumbing Trainings





Taking your Journeyman's or Masters Exam Soon?





Electrical Exam Prep workshop


December 9, 2017


COST: $120*

*Through a grant with the VT Dept of Labor, this workshop is FREE for former Apprentice students prior to receiving your Journeyman's license.



Plumbing Exam Prep workshop


December 9, 2017


COST: $120.00*

*Through a grant with the VT Dept of Labor, this workshop is FREE for former Apprentice students prior to receiving your Journeyman's license



Electrical license up for renewal?





Approved by the Vermont Electrical Board for 8 CE hours for electrical specialty licenses and 15 CE hours for electrical journeyman and master licenses, our electrical code update trainings, using the 2017 NEC are held in locations around the state.

Registration for the 2018 sessions are now open!



February 10-11, 2018

September 8-9, 2018

Hyde Park

January 13-14, 2018

June 2-3, 2018

Randolph Ctr

April 14-15, 2018

November 10-11, 2018



March 10-11, 2018

October 13-14, 2018





Green Trainings







VT Lead Law - Essential Maintenance Practices





Obtain the basic knowledge and information needed to meet the compliance requirements of Vermont Lead Law and how to work safely with lead-based paint. This training fulfills the requirement described in the Vermont Lead Law and is necessary for filing the annual Essential Maintenance Practices Compliance Statement related to performing visual inspection, paint stabilization and maintenance on rental units and daycare facilities that were built before 1978.


Offered in partnership with the Vermont Department of Health, this training is FREE to participants.


December 12, 2017


Telepresence sites in Williston, Randolph Center, or Newport





Wetland Delineation



Wetland Delineation Training


May 21-25, 2018


COST $800.00

















Our Phlebotomy training is a combination of lecture, lab, clinical observation, and hands-on practical experience aimed at developing the skills needed to work in an entry level position in medical facilities as a phlebotomist.



January 16-April 3, 2018


Central Vermont Medical Center

COST: $600.00, includes materials





Online Trainings




We offer hundreds of online, non-credit trainings for

personal and professional development.



Our offerings vary in length and cost - check them out here






SWFI - Strengthening Working Families Initiative Grant






Start on The Path to a New Career


Interested in no-cost training?

Looking for more stability for your family?

Do you like to make things?

Looking for a new career?


The Strengthening Working Families Initiative (SWFI) in Vermont has teamed up with training providers, colleges, and support services to give eligible custodial parents and guardians the training, skills, and support they need for success. 


Call Julia at 802.879.2348 or visit to learn more.












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Green Trainings 

Office of Continuing Education & Workforce Development 

Vermont Technical College






Vermont Technical College

PO Box 500, 124 Admin Drive

Randolph Center, VT 05061










Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
VTC Williston Campus, Room 214

Please note: We need a minimum of five (5) participants in this training; if this number is not met by November 21, the training will be cancelled 

December 13, 2017

Principles of Lean Manufacturing 101

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
GlobalFoundries, Classrooms #3 and #4

Please note: In order for the simulation to run effectively, we need a minimum of seven (7) participants in this training by December 5.