Adult Education

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COVID Related Financial Assistance AVAILABLE

Vantage Career Center is offering Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Fall 2021 students who have experienced financial strains caused by the pandemic.  For detailed information, click on "Student Grants" to the right.
Vantage 2021 Adult Education Practical Nursing Program Graduates.

Vantage Practical Nursing Program Graduates!

Congratulations to the 2021 Vantage Practical Nursing program graduates! Read the full article here...
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Next CDL Program Begins October 18

We offer 5 week training to get the skills necessary to take the licensing exam for a class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL).  Contact our Enrollment Coordinator at 419-238-5411, ext. 2118 if interested.  Additional Program Details
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Emergency Medical Technician

Program begins November 9, 2021.  Expected completion date is March 29, 2022. Classes meet two nights a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6p-10p. Contact Maria Diltz, Enrollment Coordinator at 419-238-5411, ext. 2118 to enroll.  Additional Program Details
State Tested Nursing Assistant program students working in lab.

STNA Next Class Begins October 4

STNA is an "In-Demand" job in the healthcare field.  STNA is a prerequisite for students entering Practical Nursing and Medical Assistant Programs.   Additional Program Details
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Abundance of Local Law Enforcement Have Vantage Police Academy Background

For 27 years, the Vantage Career Center Police Academy has been dedicated to training local law enforcement, while bridging relationships between academy participants, their communities, and law enforcement agencies. Van Wert and surrounding counties have been enriched by the successful program, and in many ways, our local law enforcement can be called life long friends of the community.
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Pandemic Heroes of Ohio School Business!

Congratulations Vantage Maintenance Supervisor, Dave Young, for being nominated and selected as on of the Ohio School Business Pandemic Heroes!
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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.
 Vantage Career Center is a Candidate for Accreditation by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.  Contact information for the Council:  Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, Telephone: 770-396-3898 / FAX: 770-396-3790.
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 - 3:30pm 
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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