One Period Classes
One Period courses are open to 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders. No application is needed. If you meet the prerequisite, just sign up through your Guidance Counselor in one or more of these elective courses. Feel free to contact Susan Bosland in Northwest Technical Center’s Guidance Department if you have any questions.
Learn digital photography and create unique images Using Adobe Photoshop.
Offered as a one period course for 9th-12th graders. One Semester.
Prerequisite: C average or better in Freshman English; or be enrolled in Freshman English or higher level.
Course # 70813
Focus on creating multiple forms of media using different web applications. Examples include animation, computer graphics, digital imaging and video componenets.
The students will be exposed to power tools and safety practices related to construction. The student will be able to identify the various employment opportunities in the construction field. Areas to be introduced are masonry, ceramic tile, plumbing and heating, painting, weatherization, apprenticeships and many more.
Course # 70814
Students will explore the world of online advertising, print media, broadcast media, and the impact social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter have had on advertising.
Learn client server operating systems, networking protocols, workstation management, building computers and hardware maintenance.
Prerequisite: B average or better in Algebra; or be enrolled in Algebra.
Course # 70810
Through the use of popular youth literature, students will read books and explore concepts in Human Services. This model allows for the development of understandings of ethics, family and professional dilemmas, services available or unavailable (in rural areas), aspects of human development, and other topics.
Course # TBD
Learn about the marketing strategies behind Vermont's ever growing tourism industry.
Learn the business side of operating a spa and discover the science behind aromatherapy, facials, hand and foot massage, manicures, pedicures, waxing, and make-up.
Course # 70808
Learn how to measure blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, and record basic patient history, change dressings, draw blood, administer injections, administer EKGs, sterilize and clean equipment, and prep for medical procedures.
Prerequisite: "B" or better in Biology
Open to all students enrolled in Building Trades I, II, and III. This course will provide you with more hands on and on site experience.
Learn the academic and hands on skills needed for rescue of people in potentially life threatening situations as well as the most practiced skills and drills used in today’s Emergency situations. Course will include CPR & First Aid Cert. through the American Red Cross.
Learn the basics of learning theory including learning styles, how you learn, how learning changes as we develop over time, special learning needs, and what it takes to become a teacher.
Get excited about food! Explore a variety of topics that may lead you to an exciting food related career. Healthy Cooking - Healthy Eating, International Foods, and Cook-off Competitions are just a sample of the topics covered.
This project-based course is designed to introduce the student to the world of Sports,Entertainment, and Recreation Marketing. Students will learn how to apply the marketingmix (product, place, price, promotion) to the sports, entertainment and recreationindustries. Students run their own football franchise and will learn about sponsorships,licensing, careers, advertising, the media, as well as creating promotional materials.Students will also gain a greater awareness of marketing campaigns and strategies used tosell products in each of these industries