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.
Arts, Health & Language
Food & Health
Holiday Cooking – Easter Dinner
Want to learn to prepare the best Easter Dinner. Join us, as Chef teaches how to make an oven roasted Buddah Ball Ham, bunny rolls, maple glazed carrots, oven roasted brussels sprouts, and a delicious lemon meringue pie.
New Computer Class Added
Want to learn the basics of Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access? This new class covers this information. Sign up today!
2023 Spring Brochure
Ready to jump start a career change, gain new skills or discover a trade? It’s time to review the GNBVTI Spring Brochure for its 2023 classes!
New Class – Fall 2022
Due to an increasing need in the community, an extra language class was added. Sign Up and Learn Conversational Spanish. This introductory course in the Spanish language will enable the student to speak, as well as understand, common expressions.
Extra Day Added – Easter Culinary Workshop
Due to popular demand, an extra day was added to this workshop. Come on March 23, 2022 and learn how to prepare an Easter dinner that will impress your family and friends!
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
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.
Winter Office Hours
Have a question about GNBVTI? Come in during office hours or contact one of our faculty / staff. These are the winter office hours
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
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!
The GNBVTI is accredited by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Office for Career/Vocational Technical Education.
MA DESE for Career/Vocational Technical Education
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148-4906