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The next class of our Surgical Tech Pathway Program starts in October 2022.

Earn a full-time salary while receiving on-the-job training to become a surgical technologist.

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This nine-month program includes a combination of classroom theory, hands-on lab work and clinical rotations. At the end of the program, students will prepare for the NCCT exam to obtain certification.


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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the next cohort start?

  • Students in our next cohort will begin this program in October 2022.

What is the duration of the program?

  • This is an 11-month program; the didactic portion will take place in the first four weeks and the remainder of the program will be on-site training rotating through our Vermont affiliates.

What is my employment status during the program?

  • Students are hired as full-time employees at either UVM Medical Center, Central Vermont Medical Center or Porter Medical Center.

Is travel required?

  • Yes, travel is required for this program. Students must provide their own transportation and be able to travel to each of the affiliates during the duration of the program in order to complete all required clinical hours.

The University of Vermont Health Network - Central Vermont Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, terminate, discipline, transfer, recruit, advertise, compensate, and select for training will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of individual’s sex, gender identity or expression, ancestry, place of birth, HIV status, marital status, age, language, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status or obligation for service in the armed forces, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO is the law.