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 Art, 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 are a Ch.74 Post-Secondary program.

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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.

Winter Office Hours

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

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.

Our Programs

Advanced Manufacturing

Arts, Health & Language



Computer Technology



Food & Health


Marine Technology



Steam Engineering


GNBVTI Accreditation

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
Tel: 781.338.3000