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"
news from the Ohio Technical Center
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Truck driver training begins soon.  Call our Enrollment Coordinator at 419-238-5411 ext.2118 for details regarding our CDL and Logistics Program. 
Police Academy Enrollment Packets Now Available image Police Academy Enrollment Packets Now Available
The 2017-2018 Police Academy applications are now available.  This is your first step to becoming an Ohio Peace Officer. 
READY TO WORK program provides FUNDS for training! image READY TO WORK program provides FUNDS for training!
The Ready to Work program provides job training and funding assistance to eligible individuals who are long-term unemployed, underemployed, veterans or their spouses. In many cases, the full cost of training is covered by the program. 
Ohio's Adult Diploma Program image Ohio's Adult Diploma Program
Andrea Chappell  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 22  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. 
Summer Office Schedule image Summer Office Schedule
During the summer months, Vantage operates on a 4 day week. You may reach the high school office from 7:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Thursday. Ohio Technical Center Adult Education office hours are 8:00 am - 10:00 pm Monday through Thursday. The Vantage building will be closed on Fridays from June 2 through August 4. 
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upcoming events
Police Academy
Mon Aug 21 2017
Medical Assistant
Mon Sep 11 2017
Free Welcome to Computers
Mon Sep 18 2017
Tue Sep 19 2017
First Aid
Thu Oct 5 2017
Mon Oct 9 2017
The Ohio Technical Center at Vantage offices will be closed on the following days:
Labor Day 9/4/17
Thanksgiving 11/23/17 & 11/24/17
Christmas Break 12/22-12/25/17
Limited hours 12/26-12/29/17
New Year's Day  1/1/18
Martin Luther King, Jr Day  1/15/18
Good Friday 3/30/18
Memorial Day 5/28/18 
Independence Day 7/4/18
vantage career center
Address: 818 N Franklin St. Van Wert, OH 45891  |  Phone: (419) 238-5411
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