Start your path to a good-paying job and a rewarding career at CVTC. With over 80 programs, CVTC provides you with hands-on learning and the training and skills you need to move quickly into a fulfilling career, or serve as a platform to launch into unlimited opportunities.

Ready to get started at CVTC? Apply online or call 1-800-547-CVTC with questions.


CVTC's certificates are a great way to gain current skills quickly to meet your goals and move ahead! Our certificates allow you to master a specific and valuable set of skills that make you attractive to employers, while laying a foundation for your future. If you are looking to change careers, advance your career, or give yourself an edge in the workforce, a certificate is the right choice.

Start earning your certificate today!

Apply Online or call 1-800-547-CVTC with questions.


Apprenticeships give you access to careers that are typically unavailable to those without experience, and build skills that are transferable from one employer to another and from one area of the country to another. They combine structured on-the-job training with related classroom instruction.

Adult Education Services

As a community partner in the Chippewa Valley, CVTC provides quality adult education services free of charge. Whether you are looking to earn your GED/HSED, prepare for college, or increase your employability, we can help. Our certified instructors will work with you to develop an individualized Personal Education Plan designed to meet your personal, career, and academic goals.

Basic Education

Let us help you develop or refresh your basic skills in reading, writing, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, problem solving, and math.

Computer Literacy

​Develop or improve your computer skills by working independently at your own pace. We offer individual instruction in basic computer literacy in several areas.

English Language Learning (ELL)

Our English Language Learning (ELL) classes help adults learn English whose native language is not English. Adults learn how to read, write, and communicate in English. Instruction includes an array of curriculum utilizing audio, computer, workbook and conversational materials, and some off-campus field trips. Learn more about improving your English skills.

Admission Requirements

CVTC requires students to take entrance assessments like COMPASS or ACT to be admitted into most programs. Our Adult Education Services department can help you prepare to take these exams and help you brush up on skills such as:

  • Study skills
  • Reading skills
  • Writing skills
  • Math skills

Adult Education Services Contact Information

We have walk-in Learning Centers at each of our campuses, so you can work at a location most convenient for you.

Eau Claire
620 W. Clairemont Avenue, BEC Room 212

Chippewa Falls
770 Scheidler Road, Room 105

403 Technology Drive E., Room 103

11 Tiff Avenue, Room 102

River Falls
500 S. Wasson Lane, Room 105


CVTC offers two options for high school completion: the GED certificate and the HSED. The GED is accepted by most employers, technical colleges, and community colleges. Some employers, universities, and branches of the military require an HSED or high school diploma. You can decide which option is best for you. Learn more about GED/HSED.

The High School Contract program is an agreement between CVTC and your high school that allows you to earn your HSED at CVTC in lieu of attending high school. If you are a current high school student that is at least 17 years of age and are at-risk of not graduating from high school, the CVTC High School Contract program is the right choice for you. Learn more about the High School Contract program.