welcome to the ohio technical center at Vantage
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 ABLE 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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CDL/Logistics Training at the Ohio Technical Center at Vantage
Our new Truck Driving program called CDL/ Logistics Training will be starting June 5, 2017. Our next class is scheduled to start in August of 2017 and will be eligible for Financial Aid. Call 419-238-5411 ext. 2121 for further information about the classes and the enrollment process. 
Police Academy Enrollment Packets Now Available
The 2017 Vantage Police Academy Enrollment Packets are now available for pickup in the Office of the Ohio Technical Center at Vantage. Call 419-238-5411 ext.2166 for more information or to have a packet mailed to you. The is your first step to becoming an Ohio Peace Officer. 
Ohio's Adult Diploma Program image Ohio's Adult Diploma Program
Adrianna is the newest Adult Diploma recipient from the Vantage Ohio Technical Center.  She completed the STNA program and all the testing requirements to receive her diploma.  The State of Ohio provides individuals 18 years of age and older, the opportunity to gain the academic skills or an adult diploma needed for postsecondary education and workforce development.  
Turner Named New Superintendent image Turner Named New Superintendent
Congratulations to Rick Turner - a 1979 Vantage/Crestview graduate from the Machining program.  Read all about it here and here. 
Tired of unemployment? READY TO WORK program could get you the training you need!
This program provides low or no cost funding assistance to eligible individuals who are long-term unemployed, underemployed, veterans or their spouses.  
See our programs in action


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upcoming events
Mon Jun 12 2017
Mon Jul 17 2017
The Ohio Technical Center at Vantage offices will be closed on the following days:
New Year's Day  1/1/17
Martin Luther King, Jr Day  1/16/17
Good Friday 4/14/17
Memorial Day 5/29/17 
Independence Day 7/3/17 &7/4/17
Labor Day  9/5/16
Thanksgiving 11/24/16 & 11/25/16
Christmas Break 12/23-12/26
Limited hours 12/27-12/30 
New Year's Break 1/2/17
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Address: 818 N Franklin St. Van Wert, OH 45891  |  Phone: (419) 238-5411
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