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EMT - Training at Vantage Career Center
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Still time to Enroll!  EMT Basic classes begin December 2, 2019.  Classes meet Mondays & Wednesdays from 6pm - 9pm at Vantage Career Center in Van Wert. Additional details
Firefighter 1 Training Begins in January
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Enrollment is now open for our next Firefighter 1 Program.  Orientation is January 7, 2020.  Classes begin January 14, 2020.  Contact our Enrollment Coordinator, Maria Diltz at 419-238-5411, ext. 2118.  Firefighter I Information
ENROLL TODAY! Vantage Ohio Technical Center STNA Program
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The Ohio Technical Center at Vantage is NOW ENROLLING for the State Tested Nurses Assistant (STNA) Program.   If you would like a jump start into a career in health care, call the Vantage Ohio Technical Center TODAY 419.238.5411 x2118 Program Dates 
Boost your Academic Skills
FREE WorkKeys/HESI Prep Classes are open to anyone, even if they are not enrolled in a program at Vantage.  Lessons will focus on basic academic skills and preparation for both WorkKeys and HESI entrance exams.  Dates/Times               Aspire also offers classes to prepare students for their high school equivalency test.  See Dates/Times/Locations on the Aspire tab.  
Vantage Students Earn over 1,000 Industry Credentials!
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Congratulations to our Vantage High School and Adult Education students who have earned 1,044 industry recognized credentials in 2019. That's 237 more credentials earned than in 2018. Industry credentials are VALUABLE to employers, allowing them to determine the SKILLS of an applicant without performing assessments for each one.  Examples of industry credentials earned are Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS), American Welding Society (AWS), National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA 10). 
American Welding Society (AWS) Certification Testing Available
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Vantage is an Accredited Test Facility for the American Welding Society (AWS).  Call Vantage's Ohio Technical Center at 419-238-5411 to schedule your AWS certification test or to enroll in a welding class.  Program details
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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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STNA

Mon Nov 25 2019
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EMT Basic

Mon Dec 2 2019
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Aspire Orientation

Tue Jan 7 2020
Jan
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Firefighter 1 Orientation

Tue Jan 7 2020
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FireFighter 1

Tue Jan 14 2020
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CPR

Sat Jan 25 2020
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Child Abuse Seminar

Tue Jan 28 2020
HOLIDAYS
The office for the Ohio Technical Center at Vantage Career Center will be CLOSED the following days:
 
Thanksgiving:  Nov. 27, 28, 29
Christmas: Dec. 24 & 25
New Years: Dec. 31 and Jan 1
Martin Luther King Day:  Jan. 20
Good Friday: April 10 
Memorial Day: May 25 
 
 
vantage career center
Address: 818 N Franklin St. Van Wert, OH 45891  |  Phone: (419) 238-5411
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