Students at GNB Voc-Tech experience an education which blends academic instruction with career and technical education. They can choose from more than two dozen career majors. In a typical class, 60-70% of its graduates choose to continue their education, either at colleges or advanced technical schools. Another 30-35% enter the workforce and approximately 2% enter the armed services.
Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School offers more than 30 Career and Technical Programs that students can choose from. These career and technical programs are divided into five clusters based on industry or group of industries.
Construction and Drafting Cluster (Cluster A)Drafting Technology (DT) Architectural Drafting (AD)* Electromechanical Drafting (ED)* Carpentry (CR) Electrical Technology (EC) Painting & Design (PD)* Plumbing (PL)
Education, Health Services, and Hospitality Cluster (Cluster B)Culinary Arts (CU) Dental Assisting (DA) Early Childhood Education and Teaching (ED) Medical Assisting and Health Assisting (MA) Nurse Assisting and Health Assisting (HS)
Transportation and Manufacturing Cluster (Cluster C)Automotive Technology (AM) Collision Repair (CL) Diesel Technology (DS) Metal Fabrication and Joining (MJ) Machine Technology (MT) Stationary (formerly Steam) Engineering (SE)
Science, Technology, and Engineering Cluster (Cluster D)Engineering Technology (EN) Environmental Science and Technology (ES) HVAC-R Appliance Technology (HT) Computer Information Technology (IT) Information Support Services and Networking (IS)** Programming and Web Development (PW)** Legal and Protective Services (LP)
Arts, Communication, and Consumer Services Cluster (Cluster E)Business Technology (BT) Cosmetology (CS) Fashion Design (FD) Media Technology (ME) Visual Design (VI)
* represents Vocational-Technical programs only offered to Juniors and Seniors.
** represents Vocational-Technical programs only offered to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors.