The Health Assisting Program offers bright prospects for students seeking rewarding careers in one of the fastest growing employment areas. The overall objective of the program is to give each student an opportunity to develop his/her unique potential and achieve personal, academic, vocational/technical, and civic goals. This is accomplished by providing, in conjunction with other school activities and programs, a state-of-the-art, integrated academic and vocational/technical program that focuses on knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed by contemporary health care workers both in general and in select specialty areas.
Qualified students may take the certifying exams for the following:
We want you to join the Diman family. While we're proud of our vocational programs and their ability to turn young men and women into skilled members of the community, we can't maintain that level of quality without the help of industry professionals. Please consider joining our Vocational Advisory Board, where you will help steer our vocational programs and students toward future success. Learn more and apply here.
The year was 1984. Ronald Regan was president. Michael Jackson’s Thriller dominated the charts, the airwaves, and MTV (they played music videos back then). The Soviet Union boycotted the Olympics in Los Angeles. Mrs. Karen Oliveira began her career as a Dental Assisting Career at Diman. (10/7/16)
Diman is proud to announce that all Health Assisting juniors have completed the Nurse Aide Training Program and have passed the Massachusetts Nurse Aide Certification Exam. The certification exam is composed of both written and hands-on skills tests. The nurse aide training program begins in the freshman year and continues through the junior year.
Training involves a clinical rotation at Clifton Rehabilitative Nursing Center in Somerset, where students are given a resident assignment and apply knowledge and skills learned in shop to the real workplace setting. (6/8/16)
Diman is pleased to announce that Sabrina Costa is our nominee as the Massachusetts Outstanding Vocational Technical High School Student, sponsored each year by the Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators and the Massachusetts Vocational Association. (4/14/16)
A trip to the dentist won't be a frightening or painful experience for many youngsters participating in Citizens for Citizens' Head Start, thanks to the compassion of students enrolled in the Dental Assisting Program at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School. (3/14/2014)
FALL RIVER - When the Girls’ Vocational High School opened in a brick building on Morgan Street in the 1940s, course offerings were — not surprisingly — female-oriented. (5/23/2012)