BESB: Career Training Opportunities - English


Career Training Opportunities

For individuals who may be interested in a career that does not require a Bachelorís degree, the list below is a representative sampling. This list is only a sample, and does not include every vendor that BESB works with. Additionally, this list is not an endorsement for any particular vendor or training program. Please contact the Vocational Rehabilitation Division toll free at (800) 842-4510 or (860) 602-4000 to learn more about training programs and career opportunities. Please note that some vendors offer training at more than one location.

BESB BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM
184 Windsor Ave
Windsor, CT 06095
(860) 602-4000
www.ct.gov/besb
Training through BESB specifically for people who are blind, to operate a food service, retail store or vending facility in municipal, state or federal buildings

BUTLER BUSINESS SCHOOL
2710 North Ave, suite 101
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 333-3601
No web site
Medical and office assistant training

CARROLL CENTER FOR THE BLIND
770 Centre St.
Newton, MA 02458
(800) 852-3131
www.carroll.org
Computer and job seeking skills training

CONNECTICUT CENTER FOR MASSAGE THERAPY
75 Kitts Lane
Newington, CT 06111
(877) 282-2268
www.ccmt.com
Training in massage therapy, clinical massage therapy and massage practitioner

CONNECTICUT CULINARY INSTITUTE
230 Farmington Ave
Farmington, CT 06032
(860) 677-7869
www.ctculinary.com
Training in advanced culinary arts and professional baking and pastry

BRIO ACADEMY OF HAIR DESIGN
1000 Main Street
East Hartford, CT 06108
(860) 528-5032
www.cthairdesign.com
Training in hair, nail and skin care

FOX INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS
90 South Street
West Hartford, CT 06110
(860) 947-2299
www.foxinstitute.com
Training in medical assistant, massage therapy, medical billing & coding, PC administrative specialist, computer electronic application networking technologist, computer systems business applications and legal office professional

LIONS WORLD SERVICES FOR THE BLIND
2811 Fair Park Blvd
Little Rock, AK
(800) 248-0734
www.lwsb.org
Training to become an assistive technology instructor, bicycle assembly and repair, entry level clerical, contact collection representative, customer service, enterprise solutions programming, horticulture, Microsoft computer systems engineer, service center collection representative, small business management, small engine repair, taxpayer service representative for the Internal Revenue Service, and word processing

MANCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUPPORTED EDUCATION PROGRAM
60 Bidwell Street
Manchester, CT 06040
(860) 512-3000
www.mcc.commnet.edu
Entry-level computer and clerical training for students with special needs

PUERTO RICAN FORUM
95 Park Street 
Hartford, CT 06106 
(860) 247-3227 
www.ctpuertoricanforum.org 
Computer/GED training, ESL classes

SPANISH SPEAKING CENTER OF NEW BRITAIN
118 Main Street 
New Britain, CT 06051 
(860) 224-2651
No Website
CTRCenter@yahoo.com
Training in computers basic Internet, Math class, Health Career Training

STATLER CENTER FOR CAREERS IN HOSPITALITY
1160 Main Street
Buffalo NY 14209
(716) 882-5690
www.statlercenter.org
Training in all aspects of hotel, resort and general hospitality jobs

STONE ACADEMY
1315 Dixwell Ave
Hamden, CT 06514
(203) 288-7474
www.stoneacademy.com
Training in court reporting, accounting, administrative office professional, medical office administration, licensed practical nurse, medical assisting and patient care associate 

THE SAWYER SCHOOL
1125 Dixwell Ave suite 16
Hamden, CT 06514
www.careertrainingresources.com
Training in medical, healthcare and business

URBAN LEAGUE
140 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT 06105 
www.ulgh.org
Culinary Arts, Pharmacy Technician, A+ Certification


NOTE: Not all of the web sites listed may be fully accessible to adaptive technology. Please contact the Vocational Rehabilitation Division toll free at (800) 842-4510 or (860) 602-4000, or the vendor directly for additional information.








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