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Ohio Technical Center Practical Nursing Program Accepting Applications
Vantage Ohio Technical Center Practical Nursing Program student working on maintaining and regulating an IV.
Applications for the 2019-2020 Practical Nursing Program are now being accepted. Classes begin September 9, 2019.  Class size is limited.  Financial Aid is available to qualified candidates. For more information on admissions criteria, contact the OTC Enrollment Coordinator, Maria Diltz at 419-238-5411, ext 2118
Flyer for Open House Monday, February 25 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Celebrate Career & Technical Education Month with Vantage Career Center at our annual Open House / Taste of Vantage on Monday, February 25 from 5-7:30 p.m. Visit our 17 high school career technical labs & experience special demonstrations. Tour the OTC Adult Education division & speak with Instructors about enrolling in upcoming classes. Sample delicious food from local vendors & find out what opportunities you may have with local employers. Food tickets available at the door for just $5. Proceeds go toward the Vantage Student Activity fund.
Ohio Technical Center at Vantage to begin New Firefighter Training
Photo of Firefighter Training Program Coordinator at the Van Wert City Fire Department
The Ohio Technical Center at Vantage Career Center is launching a new Firefighter Training Program. Courses being offered are Volunteer Firefighter, Firefighter 1 and Firefighter 1 Transition. Class space is limited.  Contact Brian Ankney at 419-238-5411, ext 2035 for more information.
Clipart image of a doctor
Plan to enroll in one of our medical programs such as Practical Nursing or Medical Assistant?  Prepare for the entrance tests by attending our FREE Medical Prep Classes.  Classes are held on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.  CALL 419-238-5411, Option 2 for more information.   
Adult Diploma Program
ADP student with Superintendent, AE Director, ADP coordinator, and family member
CONGRATULATIONS to Breanna Martinez and Ashley Smezenko, for earning a diploma by completing the STNA program, achieving STNA certification, and passing all the testing required by the State of Ohio. The State of Ohio provides individuals 22 years of age and older the opportunity to gain the academic skills and certification needed for entering the workforce, with the added bonus of earning a high school diploma. 
American Welding Society (AWS) Certification
Flyer with dates and fees for the American Welding Society sessions held at Vantage.
Did you know Vantage is one of only EIGHT accredited locations in Ohio where you can earn your American Welding Society (AWS) certification? Call Vantage Adult Education today to register at 419.238.5411, opt. 2.
Vantage Participates in School Safety Summit
Vanatge Administration pictured at Safety Summit in Columbus, Ohio.

COLUMBUS, OH.  Vantage Career Center’s School Safety Team was among more than 800 participants at the School Security and Safety Solutions Summit. The free daylong series of keynote speakers and seminars was held Sept. 12 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Twenty-two statewide organizations collaborated to present the summit, which featured two keynote speakers and a dozen presentations on school security and safety issues. The event was designed for school board members and administrators; teachers; school counselors, psychologists and support staff; mental health professionals; parent leaders; and law enforcement and other first responders.

The Ohio Technical Center at Vantage Career Center connects adult learners with full-time and part-time training programs to help them increase skills or prepare for a new career.  Refresher courses and self-paced online courses are also provided by the OTC at Vantage.  In addition, the OTC can provide information about Aspire and GED, assessment services, or customized training for local employers.  
Mission Statement
"Vantage provides authentic, student-focused,career-technical training that prepares high school students and adults for employment and further education"
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February 2019
The office for the Ohio Technical Center at Vantage Career Center will be CLOSED on the following days:
Christmas: Dec. 24 & 25
New Years: Dec. 28, 31 and Jan 1
Martin Luther King Day:  Jan. 21
Good Friday: April 21 
Memorial Day: May 27 
Independence Day: July 4
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Address: 818 N Franklin St. Van Wert, OH 45891  |  Phone: (419) 238-5411
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