Study what you love at the Burlington Technical Center.


That's what we are offering. The skills needed to make yours brighter.
Take control of your education and your future.

BTC is your tech center, offering more than two hours of daily instruction in what you are interested in learning! We have eleven programs that prepare students for career pathways including health care, criminal justice, aviation maintenance, welding, human services, education, culinary arts, design and illustration, digital recording arts, automotive sciences, collision repair and computer systems. We're renovating programs, our website, social media, populating our programs with new technology and creativity, and innovating! The Burlington Technical Center is where passion to design, create, lead, learn and build can help you prepare for your future. Be creative. Be innovative. Be challenged. How far do you want to go? What do you want to create? What is your future?

  • Set yourself up for success.

    96% of Vermont high school graduates that take Technical Education classes go on to higher education.

  • See it through

    80% of Vermont students in postsecondary technical education stay enrolled and graduate. Compare that to the national graduation rate of 60.5%.

  • Graduate!

    97% of Vermont high school students who take a technical education concentration graduate, compared to the overall state average of 87.5%

  • Get in the workforce

    About 59% of all jobs require education and training beyond the regular high school academics.


Study what you love.
Auto Body

Restore basic dents, resurrect a wreck, and explore custom mods. Build your chops on glass, metals, fiberglass, and painting. See a car as a blank canvas and bring it to life.


Experience learning in a whole new way by getting to know the inner workings of modern automobile. Skills that prepare you for work are taught and reinforced through setting goals and solving problems.

Aviation Technology

If it flies, we learn to fix it! Learn what it takes to keep small aircraft, helicopters, props, and jets in the sky. Did we mention we have a jet?

Computer Systems

Want to learn more about computers and networks? Love to build things and take them apart? The modern computer is a part of our every day lives, master it!

Criminal Justice

What does it take to be a law enforcement officer? Customs? Security? Crime Scene Investigator? Special Agent? Game Warden? Detective? Those are just a few of the careers in Law Enforcement. Build a foundation to prepare you for multiple career paths in this field.


Love to cook? Learn to prepare food professionally and build skills to put you on your way to becoming a Master Chef.

Design & Illustration

If you have creative talents, like to draw and want to explore careers that will help you use these skills, this course will give you the opportunity. You will learn about the many careers associated with the visual arts and get a chance to develop and improve your skills and portfolio.

Electronic Recording Arts

Learn the skills for work behind the scenes, on the cameras, in the sound studio, in the editing room, directing or producing. Media production on through cinematography is our business and passion.

Human Development / Early Childhood Education

Learn cutting edge and tried practices in education and sculpt the future of our world.

Medical & Sports Sciences

Learn how to keep the human body healthy and in motion. Prepare for a career in the health and wellness industry. Earn college credit to prepare for post-secondary education.

Welding & Metal Fabrication

Learn the basics of welding, cutting and metal fabrication as they relate to many industries and individual artistry in high end design and sculpture.

Studio B

Our newest addition, opening Fall of 2016! It’s where our designers, artists, builders, tech wizards, auto, videographers, fabricators from any program here all work together.

If you are a high school student in Chittenden County, talk to your guidance counselor and contact us for more information. Adults interested in enrolling should contact us directly.

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