Adult Education

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CDL Accepting Applications for Summer Classes

Gain the skills and knowledge necessary to take the licensing exam for a Class A Commercial Driver's License.  Call TODAY for information on our CDL classes.    
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UPSKILL Your Employees

Customized Training for Business and Industry.  Vantage Career Center's Adult Education Division prides itself on providing needed training resources for Van Wert County and communities beyond.  
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2022-23 Police Academy accepting applicants

Vantage Police Academy is approved by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission.  Take the first steps towards a career in law enforcement by contacting our Enrollment Coordinator at 419-238-5411, ext. 2118.                 
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Become a Practical Nurse in less than ONE Year

Currently accepting applications for our next Practical Nursing Program beginning September 6, 2022.  
Students assess "Susie" a high fidelity medical simulation patient.

NEW LPN-RN Transition Program starting September 8

Applications being accepted for the LPN-RN Transition Program.  This program is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing. Vantage Career Center is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.  
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STNA Daytime Class Starts June 6

State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) is an IN-DEMAND job.  Employers are looking for skilled workers.  Get trained in 5 weeks to begin your career in healthcare.  
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FREE Grant money for qualified Ohio residents

Qualified students enrolled in STNA, EMT, Phlebotomy, CDL, Welding and Police Academy are encouraged to apply for the Short-Term Certificate Grant providing up to $2,000 for tuition & fees.
Vantage Career Center is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.  Contact information for the Council as follows:  Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, Telephone: 770-396-3898 / FAX: 770-396-3790.
Link to Council on Occupational Education

We are here to help adult students meet their educational goals and to support them through the process.  Our staff is committed to helping you find a program that meets your career interests and to providing you with a positive educational experience.  

Please take a look at our course and program offerings and give us a call or stop in.  We can help you take the first steps on your way to a new career.

Angie Fahy, Adult Education Director
(419) 238-5411, ext. 2114

Mission Statement
Vantage provides authentic, student-focused, career-technical training that prepares high school students and adults for employment and further education.
Vision Statement
By dedicating ourselves to continuous improvement, Vantage Career Center will be a leader in career technical education.  Students will be motivated to pursue a quality education that prepares them for the workforce and continued education.
Authorizing Agency
Vantage Career Center's state authorizing agency is the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Contact information for ODHE: 25 South Front St, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: 614-466-6000,

Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunities Statement 
Vantage Career Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and transgender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, genetic information (collectively, "Protected Classes"), or any other legally protected category, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities. 

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(419) 238-5411, ext. 2116
Mailing Address:
Vantage Career Center
Adult Education Office
818 N. Franklin Street
Van Wert, OH 45891
Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 8:00pm
Friday 7:30am - 3:00pm 
Closed Fridays during Summer months 
Closed on the following Holidays:
Martin Luther King, Jr Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Fourth of July
Labor Day 
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day 
New Year's Eve
New Year's Day

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