Certificate Programs

Welding Program

This is a program through White Mountains Community College to offer students the opportunity to earn a certificate in welding, and up to three college credits.  Students do not have to be enrolled in a CTE program in order to participate in this program.  This course includes an introduction to welding utilizing the Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and the Shielded Metal Arc Welding processes. Students will also cover the topics of Safety in Welding, Oxy-Fuel Cutting, and other Welding related topics as time permits.  Students will learn safe operation of equipment, proper attire and safety procedures.  Students will learn the skill of cutting and heating through hands-on demonstrations and practice.  Students will accurately weld carbon steel coupon joints in all positions according to AWS standards.

Please send us a note if you'd like more information about the program.

Contact:
Kara Sweatt, Guidance
802-266-8910 ext. 2116
klsweatt@canaanschools.org

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Licensed Nursing Assistant Program

This 5-day/week LNA licensure program will take place at the Coos County Nursing Home in West Stewartstown, New Hampshire. Students will be scheduled for their block one class. Students will get 60 hours of theory (lecture) and 70 hours of clinical (hands on), for sufficient course hours to test and apply for LNA licensure with the state of New Hampshire. The school district will pay for all costs associated with the course including the work book, criminal record check, state exam and licensing fees. The cost of the medical physical is the student’s own responsibility. Students are also responsible for transportation back and forth from the nursing home and school.

Prerequisites
Be 16 years old when the course starts. Students must do the following for the nursing home for acceptance: write a short essay on “Why I want to be an LNA”, pass a test that indicates ability to read and write English and has decision-making/judgement skills, provide 3 letters of references (unrelated) who can vouch for character, reliability and integrity, have a physical done by a medical provider and undergo a tuberculin skin test

Grade Placement
Juniors or Seniors only

Contact:
Kara Sweatt, Guidance
802-266-8910 ext. 2116
klsweatt@canaanschools.org

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Criminal Justice and/or Protective Services

We have initiated a collaborative relationship with White Mountains Community College, Border Patrol and Protection and other law enforcement agencies to expose our students to careers in protective services. Currently this is primarily criminal justice.

WMCC courses including Criminology, Intro to Homeland Security and Intro to Criminal Justice are intended to be offered to students in the future. Ideally, a full multidisciplined CTE program can be developed in consultation with the above mentioned professionals as well as fire science, security and medical experts. A Protective Services CTE program prepares students for careers in firefighting, security, emergency medicine, law enforcement and corrections. With further education and experience, students can find opportunities in occupations such as Fire Marshall or fire line officer, police department administrator or police line officer, industrial security administrator, corrections, EMS or commercial security administrator.

Contact:
Karen Conroy, Superintendent
802-266-3330 ext. 202
kconroy@ensuvt.org

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