Greater New Bedford Vocational Technical Institute’s Mission is to prepare students for the future and develop graduates into tomorrow’s workforce.

The Mission and Goals are organized around three, core values; Preparation, Passion, and Perseverance.

Currently, the GNBVTI offers evening programs including Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, Carpentry, Culinary Arts, Foreign Language, Medical, and Welding. In addition, there are several evening continuing education/licensure courses including Construction Supervisors, Electrical, OSHA, Plumbing, and Steam Engineering.

Lastly, we also offer a Ch.74 Post-Secondary Marine Technology program that is accredited by the American Boat and Yach Council (ABYC) and Yamaha.

Our Programs

Advanced Manufacturing






Special Interest


Marine Technology



Steam Engineering


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Trimester 2 – Sign Up Today

Trimester 2 – Sign Up Today

It’s a New Year, are you looking to gain New Skills? Now, is the perfect time. GNBVTI Trimester 2 Classes Begin this week!

Program Highlight: Marine Technology

Program Highlight: Marine Technology

The Marine Technology Program prepares students to work in both the commercial and recreational marine industries. Successful completion prepares students for American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) certification, Multiple Yamaha certifications, and General Industry 10-Hour certification. Training could be free if you qualify. Sign Up Today!

Fall Office Hours

Fall Office Hours

Have a question about GNBVTI? Come in during office hours or contact one of our faculty / staff.