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

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Job Opportunities in Marine Technology

Job Opportunities in Marine Technology

The Marine Technology Program prepares students to work in both the commercial and recreational marine industries. Course Cost $1,500 per Trimester, but Training Could Be Free if You Qualify!

Program Highlight: Upholstering

Program Highlight: Upholstering

Do you appreciate the craftsmanship of a favorite old piece of furniture, but know that it needs some care and a modern style? Do you enjoy working with your hands and feel proud when you design and create a unique final product? Then maybe you have a special interest in upholstering and you should consider taking this elective course in the Spring.