• Registration Process

    • Register by pressing registration form. Note!  EFDA, LNA and Dental Radiology applicants have a separate application requirement that will be mailed to you when you submit the registration form. 
    • Come in to the SkillTech office for a printed form. We are open weekdays 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    • Some classes have a limited enrollment and the most popular courses fill up fast so register early.


    Payments and Refunds

    • Enrollment, or your seat in class, is held on a "first paid, first accepted” basis. 
    • Tuition is due at the time of registration, or at least two weeks before class begins.
    • Only when we have your completed registration form and appropriate tuition are you fully enrolled.
    • Prompt payment is encouraged for any class that is near or expected to hit capacity quickly.
    • A $25.00 registration fee will be charged once a student has enrolled in a class, to change a class to another date/semester.
    • SkillTech is not responsible for any typographical errors, and cannot be held to honor the price displayed for a class in which a typo or error in calculation occurred on the said price.
    • There must be a minimum number of students enrolled in order for the class to run.
    • There will be no refunds once class begins.
    • Refund Policy for HVACR Technician Training Program only:

      • 100% refund if the HVACR program is cancelled by SkillTech for any reason.
      • 100% refund if the student withdraws from the program two weeks or more prior to the  start date of the first course of the program.  
      • 40% refund if the student withdraws from the program two weeks prior to the start date of the third course of the program. 
      • Up to three seats in each course are available for students that do not wish to take the entire program. Students enrolling in the entire program are given priority.     

      Note! If a student received financial aid from VSAC, any refund will not include VSAC grant.     

  • Closures & Cancellations

    • Any class cancellations/reschedulings are at the discretion of the SkillTech coordinator subject to the convenience of class members and instructors.

    • SkillTech reserves the right to change the dates, times or prices of classes due to instructor availability.

    • Those classes having fewer enrollees may be postponed or cancelled. If a class is cancelled, students will be notified and tuition returned. 

    • In the event school is closed due to bad weather or other circumstance, an announcement will be posted on this website by 2pm. Call 802 857 7942 for an update. SkillTech classes may meet regardless of secondary school closure. Cancelled classes will be made up at a convenient time. Please note that if Center for Technology, Essex is closed in the morning, SkillTech may still be in session.

    • Food and beverages are not allowed in the classroom areas.

    • Firearms, tobacco use and possession, use and/or distribution of alcohol or other drugs are not permitted in the buildings or on the school grounds.

    • A SkillTech certificate is awarded for academic excellence, skill performance and acceptable attendance upon completion of the course.

    • If you are employed by a manufacturing firm and have received a tuition discount, you must complete the class in order to receive said discount.

    • Failure to complete the course will result in you reimbursing SkillTech for the tuition credit you received.

    For more on tuition help and payment arrangements, visit our Financial Assistance page.