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GNB Voc-Tech Institute

In the Fall, GNBVTI will be open for Chapter 74 and License classes only. Most classes will be on-site with great care taken to ensure the health & safety of all who enter the building.

Please be aware that GNBVTI classes may transition to an online format, if required by the State of Massachusetts, due to Coronavirus concerns.

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Industrial Municipal Wastewater



Marine Technology

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Safety Procedures

In light of recent events, the GNB Voc-Tech Institute will be following state guidelines, recommendations and protocols for safety. We require masks to be worn in the building at all times and recommend frequent hand washing and social distancing of 6 feet whenever possible. Several of our courses may transition to a hybrid classroom format including remote learning options. All students should have access to the Internet and have a valid email address. The Coffee Shop will be closed this semester to reduce the spread of germs.

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These courses are in compliance with 237 CMR 22.01 through 22.04 and are approved by the State Board of Electricians for Class A, B, C, and D licenses.


This Fall, the Plumbing program may be switching to an all or partial online format. Please be prepared for the possibility of remote instruction.

Industrial/Municipal Wastewater

This twelve week course will introduce the student to the physical and chemical processes associated with water quality, pollution, and treatment of liquid wastes, as they pertain to Municipal and Industrial Operations.

Steam Engineering

All individuals licensed to operate boilers shall demonstrate the completion of 30 hours of continuing education before each license renewal.


The healthcare industry continues to grow and the basic training program for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) has an overall objective to improve the quality of pre-hospital emergency care rendered to victims of accidents and sudden illness.


This course is intended to prepare individuals to take the building inspector certification exams. Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of MGL chapter 143 – 3, which requires a minimum of
five years of construction experience in a direct supervisory position to take the certification exam.

Marine Technology

Greater New Bedford Vocational Technical Institute Post-Secondary Program

The Marine Technology Program prepares students to work in both the commercial and recreational marine industries. This post-secondary program of training includes boat handling instruction and safety, general shop and tool safety, internal combustion engines, marine electrical system design and installation, outboard, inboard, sterndrive and diesel engine systems, propulsion system maintenance, boat trailer maintenance, electronics installation, vessel systems, marine cosmetics and building construction, marine welding/fabrication. The working environment and customer service practices for the marine industry are discussed in detail.

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508-998-3321 Ext. 195

Non-Discrimination Policy

The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, homelessness, or immigration status in its education programs and activities, including admission to or employment in such programs or activities. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations may be referred to the Title IX coordinators or the U.S. Department of Ed. Office for Civil Rights.

Accreditation Standards

  • Registered Training Provider through the Department of Career Services
  • Chapter 74 Approved Vocational Technical Programs
  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
  • Approved School by the MA Board of Building Regulations and Standards
  • Approved School by the MA State Board of Electrical Examiners
  • Approved School by Commonwealth of MA Division Professional Licensure for
    Plumbers & Gas Fitters
  • Approved training courses by the MA Division of Employment and Training and MA
    Rehabilitation Commission, US Department of Veteran Affairs
  • Approved School by Commonwealth of MA Steam Engineering License Renewal Provider
  • Approved School by Commonwealth of MA – for Continuing Education for Building Official Certification
  • Approved OSHA Training Facility
  • Member of Massachusetts Restaurant Association for NRA ServSafe Certification
  • Approved Program for EPA—Section 608 Certification and Universal R-410A
  • Approved testing site of the ASPT (Certified EKG Technician Exam)

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+00 123 456 7893