Avivo Institute of Career & Technical Education

Students are using computers at the Avivo Institute of Career & Technical Education learn new skills to start or re-enter careers in the workforce.

Avivo offers industry-specific career education and technical training programs in Minneapolis and St. Cloud. Graduates will earn industry credentials in new trades/careers, with course lengths ranging from three weeks to three or more months, depending on the program. Career training programs are free/no cost for individuals who meet eligibility requirements.

Find out more at a free, short information session! Join weekly, every Thursday 10:30 – 11:30 a.m at this Zoom link. Meeting ID: 827 0196 6495 **No info session Thursday, August 17 

Referring providers can find a Twin Cities training schedule (find the 2023 schedule here and 2024 schedule here) and a full course catalog here. For training locations, please refer to course catalog or individual program web pages. Email career.education@avivomn.org with any questions. Avivo is accredited by CARF.


Computer Technician/IT Support Career Training Program

Acquire certifications and technical skills, such as CompTIA A+, needed to start careers in computer and technical support and information technology.

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Healthcare Technician/Medical Office Career Training Program

Learn the skills you’ll need to be employed in medical office reception, patient registration, and billing and scheduling.

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Office Support Specialist Career Training Program

Learn the skills needed to be employed in office support positions, including administrative assistant, clerical, office assistant, and receptionist.

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Telecommunications Installation & Support Career Training

Learn all aspects of connectivity in today’s world. This course will provide the skill sets and help students achieve certifications to enter careers in telecommunications and pursue any technology-based job.

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HVAC Training

This course will provide students with the entry level knowledge and skills required to safely install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair today’s technologically advanced HVAC/R systems.

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Solar PV (photovoltaic) Installation Training

Learn the fundamentals of solar photovoltaic panels, including how they work and installation techniques. No prerequisites required.

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