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Burlington Adult & Continuing Education (Vermont)

Our Classes

LNA- Licensed Nurse Assistant


with Barbara Liberty

Calendar Current session started Feb 10, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 14 weeks

Burlington Technical Center’s LNA program strives to provide students with the opportunity to enter into acareer in the medical industry as a licensed nursing assistant (LNA). Students will be provided with a learning environment that challenges them to understand and master all policies, procedures and practices associated with providing high quality care to patients and support of nurses and other medical personnel. We seek to instill a strong sense of compassion for quality patient care in our students and a desire to continue to grow and advance in their career in the medical industry starting first with successful completion of this program and mastery of the State of Vermont Licensed Nursing Assistant Exam.

ACE LNA Program Flyer

Feb 10-May 30 

Mondays and Thursday evenings, 6-9pm for 10 weeks , Feb 10-April 30

Saturday 4@ 8 hrs practicum May2-May 30 (Memorial Day weekend off)

Course fee: $1150 includes background check, does not include testing fee ($130) and nursing board fee ($20)

Financial aide: Grants to fully cover the cost of enrollment and fees are available through VSAC Adult Advancement Grant program. If applying for a grant, please choose "pay by check" during registration.

Japanese, Basic Conversational
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Japanese, Basic Conversational


with Yukari Dougherty

Calendar Current session started Feb 13, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This course offers an introduction to speaking, listening, reading,and writing Japanese. Emphasis is on the conversational patterns used in everyday life, when meeting people, getting around, etc..Learn to read and write hiragana, a Japanese syllabary.Discussions of life in Japan,customs and culture are interwoven throughout the language lessons. Book fees are NOT included. This is a 24 hour class.


Dates are: 2/13, 2/20, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9,  4/13 (Monday), and 4/30

Electricity Basics: Home Wiring


with Mitch Stern

Calendar Current session started Mar 5, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Students will learn the basics of electricity, electronics, batteries,circuit breakers and house wiring techniques.  In the workshop, studentswill learn and practice wiring techniques with receptacles, switches andlamps as they complete specific wiring projects


French 1, Basic Conversational


with Dorothy Goulet

Calendar Current session started Mar 5, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 9 weeks

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of the French language and covers beginner topicsof vocabulary, an introduction to French grammar, and the system of pronunciation. The course willinclude opportunities to engage in simple conversations, reading basic signs and other simple texts,and writing exercises. It will include an introduction to the cultures of various French-speaking places.This course will get you on your way to meeting new people and giving you the confidence to travelsomewhere new and explore.


Jewelry Making


with Jamie Bedard

Calendar Current session started Mar 5, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

A course designed for the beginning and returningt student. Jewelry making techniques such as filing, sawing, soldering silver and simple stone setting will be taught. REturning students will have the opportunity to work independantly and through consultation with the instructor. Tools are furnished, but students are expected to pay for materials used.  The $75.00 lab fee is included in the tuition. Option of an Open Studio for experienced students who have already taken Basic Jewelry. Students will design and execute their own projects.


Art: Mixed Media Drawing and Painting
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Art: Mixed Media Drawing and Painting


with Julia Morrison

This class aims to explore what "mixed media” means through a range of materials. This class includes some fundamentals of drawing, painting and color theory for a beginning artist. The goal of this class is to encourage your unique creative style while learning various techniques and compositional tools. Students from previous sections are welcome to register.



French II, Low Intermediate Conversational
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French II, Low Intermediate Conversational


with Dorothy Goulet

This course is a continuation of the fundamentals of the French language at the novice level. The course expands upon topics of basic vocabulary, goes deeper into basic grammar concepts, and focuses on improvement of pronunciation. Participants will have the opportunity to practicesimple-but-expanded conversations on common topics, tackle simple readings, and use basic writing. It provides an introduction to the arts and cultures of France and Canada and other francophoneplaces and continues confidence-building in learning and using French to enjoy travel.


Full Home Maintenance Basics


with Tom Treat

Calendar Current session started Mar 9, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks
1 additional session

Are you interested in a class that covers complete home maintenance, including electrical, building, drywall repair, roofing and plumbing? This 8 week course offers a hands on approach to solving your basic home maintenance questions and needs. Instruction will be both general and student centered. Students will use demo/mock set ups to learn hands on techniques to maintain their home and complete basic repairs. Course fee includes materials used for practice.

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