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Personal Finance
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Personal Finance

$115

with Matt Crabtree, CFP, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

Do you have clear financial goals? Are you confident you will be able to retire someday? How can be sure you are making the right investments? Do you know how to change your credit report to reduce your expenses and increase your financial security? Do you know how to keep good financial records? 

Anytime, Sep 15 | Oct 13 | Nov 17, 6 weeks 

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Pharmacy Technician Certificate
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Pharmacy Technician Certificate

$2,050

with Academy of Medical Professions, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

This 14-week program prepares you to pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam. You will also receive a Certificate of Completion through the Academy of Medical Professions.   This program is active for ONE YEAR from date the of the Student’s activation, this allows our Students the time to successfully complete the program and to review up until the day they sit for the National Certification Exam.

As a Pharmacy Technician, you will be helping the Licensed Pharmacist with all the necessary day-to-day services that the Pharmacy provides. Everything from preparing medications to answering phones, receiving and verifying prescriptions, counting tablets, taking requests for refilling of medications, and much more.  You are an assistant to the pharmacist.

Talk about job security!! This is a growing field with high demand and great salaries.  You can work for places such as:  Pharmacies at Hospitals, Independent Pharmacies, and retail chains like Rite Aid and Wal-Mart and Walgreens.  There are so many possibilities. 

Excellent communication skills and customer service are essential in this field.  You must have the ability to learn and retain procedural processes and apply them quickly and accurately.  Most places do require flexibility of hours some might ask for:  nights, weekends, or holidays depending on where you work and for whom you work.

You will be working one-on-one with a Pharmacy Technician instructor as you go through your weekly assignments.  She is always available and is in constant contact with you as you progress through the program.

Start time: Available online anytime!

Call 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or Click Here to Register

Phlebotomy
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Phlebotomy

$2,700

with Academy of Medical Professions, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

Become Nationally Certified in 10 weeks as a Phlebotomy Technician by professionals in the industry. 

Phlebotomy technicians, also referred to as a phlebotomists, have an essential role in the clinical laboratory process, as their main job duty is drawing patient's (or animal) blood for testing to help in the detection and diagnosis of disease, transfusions, donations and research.  They are employed in hospitals, clinics, private practices, diagnostic laboratories and blood banks.

Phlebotomy technicians properly label and store samples, and deliver them to the laboratory or drop-off point.  Their job duties include ensuring quality control throughout the process, making sure specimens are not contaminated.  They also do data entry and record keeping on the computer, entering patient information and blood testing results.  They collect blood primarily by performing venipuncture, and for collection of minute quantities of blood; fingersticks, or for infants through a heel stick. 

Factors that affect the salary for this occupation are experience, employer type and location. If certified, a phlebotomist generally earns more and has more opportunities for advancement.  The average salary for a phlebotomist depends on the setting, the state in which you live, and experience, but typically ranges from $24,000 to $35,000.  Our course will provide you the national certification examination through the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians.

Our instructors are professionals in the industry and can offer you the benefit of their knowledge and experience.

Start dates 03/02/2021; 10/12/21; 2/22/2022; 6/21/2022; 10/11/2022

Call 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or Click Here to Register

Resumes & Cover Letters

Free

with Valerie Lawson, Washington County Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

Whether you are looking for a new job in your current career path or just starting out in the job market, a solid resume and cover letter will help land you the interview and give you a leg up on other applicants. 

Our new mini-course is short, self-directed online class with the option to meet one-on-one with instructor Valerie Lason to fine tune your resume and cover letters. 

Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business
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Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business

$115

with Shirley George Frazier, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

If you have an art or a craft and you dream about starting your own home-based or small business, this is the course for you! You will learn to start your own arts and crafts business from a professional artist. You will learn to create your own unique business identity, and discover what makes marketing in the arts and crafts business different from marketing in most other enterprises and find a sales approach the fits your personality.

Anytime, Sep 15 | Oct 13 | Nov 17, 6 weeks

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WOWI Career Assessment and Counseling

Free

with Lynn Sheehan, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

The WOWI (World of Work Inventory) Career Assessment takes into account your skills, interests, and work style. After you take the assessment, a trained WOWI professional will interpret the results with you. You will then meet one-on-one and find out what job(s) you are best suited for. Together we will Assess, Explore and Plan your future! 

This WOWI service is kept free for you due to the generosity of a grant through the Maine Department of Education. Please complete this brief survey for the DOE and the WOWI is free. If you’d rather not, then the cost is $75.

 These classes are in person at the York Adult Education, or livestreamed on your computer.

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Advanced Paralegal Certificate

$2,400

with Center for Legal Studies, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Aug 2, 2021 , runs for 7 weeks
2 additional sessions through Mar 7, 2022

These advanced topics build upon the nationally acclaimed Paralegal Certificate Course© offered by over 100 colleges and universities nationwide. These classes are available to students who wish to extensively build upon their knowledge of law and paralegal studies with classes in specialized facets of contemporary law. Your study and concentration on substantively specific materials will enable you to gain a strong competitive edge over other paralegals. The additional training gained through participation in these advanced classes will embellish your legal knowledge and skills, which in turn should increase your salary and marketability.

*Those who successfully complete at least six advanced topics will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Completing both the Core Requirements and the Advanced Requirements of the Paralegal Certificate Program provides comprehensive training and skills that should enable graduates to work in the quickly-growing paralegal profession. The two parts in combination have been designed to meet the requirements of the California Business and Professional Code §6450, legislation that took effect in California on 1/1/01.

Certified Group Exercise & Personal Trainer
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Certified Group Exercise & Personal Trainer

$2,700

with Academy of Medical Professionals, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Aug 2, 2021

This class is distinctly online.

Year round online course, open enrollment. 

Start a new career as a Group Fitness Instructor!  Lead any type of group exercise program.  Includes CPR and First Aid Certifications.  Work in any type of fitness facility (assisted living and colleges, childrens or kids' sports).  If you are looking to change one life at a time and work closely with a client, this is a great career.

This program is designed to teach you everything you need to know to enter the health and fitness field as a group fitness instructor and/or personal trainer.  Our trainers are highly recognized in this field and will provide you hands-on training to pass the national tests through AFAA.  The program is all-inclusive.  You may choose to complete both group fitness and personal training, or choose just one.  Lectures are once a week for 10 or 20 weeks. The cost is $1500 for each or $3000 for both.  This fee includes all materials including the National Certification Exams. 

Please email AdultEd@sanford.org for specific information and to register for this class.

 

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