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Vermont 2016-2026 Long Term Industry and Occupational Projections

The Vermont Department of Labor announces the release of the 2016-2026 Long Term Employment
Projections by industry and by occupation. Long Term Occupational Projections show future growth in
over 500 occupations and include Median Wage Rates and the typical Education, Work Experience, and
On-the-Job Training needed for each occupation.

Long Term Occupational Projections provide a general guide for the direction and relative strength of
occupational demand and assist the educational community, workforce development specialists, and
individuals exploring careers to plan for the future and identify occupations that will show promise in
the number of annual openings and good incomes over the long run.

For more information visit Industry Projections or Occupational Projections.

Now Enrolling for Computer Numeric Controlled Operator Training

The Southwest Vermont Career Development Center, in conjunction with Kaman Composites Vermont, K&E Plastics, Hale Mountain Research and Mack Molding, is pleased to announce enrollment is now open to the general public for CNC (Computer Numeric Controlled) Operator Level 1 Training. The training will consist of 30 hours of classroom instruction over the span of 5 weeks and is scheduled to start on October 2nd. The training sessions will be conducted on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 5:00-8:00 at the Career Development Center. The tuition cost is $231.25 (but may be lower depending on class size).

Each student who successfully completes the CNC Operator Level 1 training will be afforded an interview for an advanced manufacturing position with at least one of the participating companies.

This is a wonderful opportunity for high school students, senior citizens or folks looking for a career change who have an interest in working in an advanced manufacturing environment.

Seats are limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. For more information on enrolment and tuition assistance please contact the Vermont Department of Labor- Bennington Office at 802-442-6376.