Adult and Community Education

2024 Winter Spring Brochure.pdf

Oil Burner Technican Course

Are you in search of a new career opportunity? Look no further! Van Buren Adult Ed & Van Buren Regional Tech Center presents its 160-hour oil burner technicians course. This comprehensive program equips you with the essential knowledge and skills to expertly service and install oil burning appliances. Upon completion, you will gain eligibility to take the State of Maine Journeyman 1&2 oil up to 15GPH exam, taking you one step closer to your desired career. Don't miss out on this incredible chance to pave the way for your future success. Enroll in our oil burner technicians course today!

The cost of tuition is $3200.00 + books. 

To register and reserve your seat, a non-refundable deposit of $500.00 is required and remaining balance to paid in full on first day of class. 

The course will commence on Mondays and Tuesdays from 4-8 PM starting January 2024.

To Register, have questions or to receive a detailed syllabus, required books and basic tool requirements please Email

The course may be canceled by the instructor due to a lack of enrollments or other uncontrollable factors. In such cases, the deposit will be refunded.

Announcements about upcoming classes and events.  

We’re expecting up to a foot of snow but it is not too early to think about reserving your spot in the Van Buren Community Garden!  Each 2’ x 4’ bed will be ready for planting as soon as the snow melts and the mud dries.  Reserve your bed, free of charge, by calling Van Buren Adult Ed. at 868-5758.  If there is no answer just leave a message with your name, address, and phone number and we’ll call you right back!  Spring is on it's way so let's get planting!

Just a reminder that Pickle Ball is ready to go when the players are!  M-F from 3-5pm but later times can be made available upon request.  Just let us know.

The fitness room is also open during these times.



                              Behavioral Health Professional Training 

                 with Jeff Carpenter and Woodfords Family Service

                                                      START ANYTIME!!

Would you like to make a difference in a child’s life while earning competitive wages?  Children’s Behavioral Health Services are vital to many of Maine’s neediest children and their families.  And the need in our area is great!!

As a Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) you will be given the opportunity to make an immediate impact on children's growth and development while working a flexible schedule that meets your needs.

This ONLINE training program will equip you with the skills required to help children who are currently on a waiting list for services.  The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace.  The entire training will take about 45 hours.  You must be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course.  There is an administration fee of $25.

                                   Call Van Buren Adult Ed at 868-5758 for details.


                                                             Computer Classes!

 If you are interested in very basic or intermediate computer classes, check out the Digital Equity classes offered in our Winter/Spring catalog.  Call 868-5758 for more information.  If there is no answer, just leave a message that includes your name and phone number.  We'll get back to you asap!  If there is a particular topic you'd like to explore, just let us know and we'll try to find it for you.

2023 Fall Brochure.pdf
2023 Winter Brochure.pdf
2022 Fall Brochure.pdf

Contact :  Clayton Belanger