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21st Century Workforce Initiative Youth Program

Free

with William Laney, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 10, 2019 at 3 pm

The 21st Century Workforce Initiative is a 10-week, paid work experience program being offered through the Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with Lawrence and Skowhegan Adult Education Programs and the Skowhegan Career Center. Successful candidates will work 20 hours per week with a local employer at $11 per hour, after participating in a no-cost, individualized education and/or mentoring class. Participants will be matched with local employers based on individual career interest assessment results.

 

This is a paid work experience program. Participants will be paid $11 per hour for 20 hours per week for all 10 weeks, if eligible.

A to Z Grant Writing
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A to Z Grant Writing

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with ed 2go, Kittery Adult Education

A to Z Grant Writing is an invigorating and informative course that will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter the exciting field of grant writing!  You'll learn how to raise needed funds by discovering how and where to look for potential funders who are a good match for your organization.  You'll also learn how to network and develop true partnerships with a variety of funders, how to organize a successful grant writing campaign, and how to put together a complete proposal package.

To register or for more details visit:

https://www.ed2go.com/kae/online-courses/grant-writing-a-to-z?tab=detail

Academy of Medical Professions: Group and Personal Fitness (Online Anytime)

$3,000

with Academy of Medical Professions, Region 9 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 10, 2018

This 10 week Group Fitness and/or 10 week Personal Training Certification will provide you national certifications through AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America).  This program is designed to teach you the skills you need to successfully enter these professions on a full-time or part-time basis.  We will help you to change the lives of others while you make money doing what you love.

 

As a Group Fitness Instructor, you will be able to effectively lead any type of group exercise program.  This program, which also includes CPR and First Aid certifications, is the first level of certification you will need order to start your new career.  You can work in any type of fitness facility including:  Assisted living and colleges, even working with children or working with kids involved with sports.  Some types of group fitness include:  Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, boot camp, interval training, step aerobics, water aerobics, Spinning, and more.  As a Personal Trainer, you n choose to work independently with clients for yourself or choose to work at a fitness facility where they provide you the clientele.  If you are looking to change one life at a time and work closely with a client, this is a great career.   Most group exercise instructors are also personal trainers and do a little bit of both to supplement their income.

 

Some of the skills you will need include:  Excellent communication skills, creativity, knowledge of nutrition and fitness do’s and don’ts which are taught in programs like ours.  This is a career that is constantly changing, so continued education will be essential, which can be accomplished by attending conferences, online resources, health and nutrition materials such as magazines, reports, and books.  You will be required to keep up with credits towards your certifications every year.

 

This program will provide you all the skills necessary to start teaching and training, passing the certifications, preparing your resume, and finding work.   Choose to take Personal Training Certification or Group Fitness, or both.

 

If you complete the course with a satisfactory grade, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, a Letter of recommendation, a list of companies in the field with web site addresses and phone numbers, and we would be happy to provide personal references.  Our instructors are professionals in the industry and can offer you the benefit of their knowledge and experience.

Academy of Medical Professions: Pharmacy Technician (Online Anytime)

$1,850

with Academy of Medical Professions, Region 9 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 10, 2018

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.

Accounting & Finance for Non-Financial Managers 2/4

$195

with UGotClass, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Feb 4, 2019 , runs for 4 weeks

Explore the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and get practical techniques to increase effectiveness.  Understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making.

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Accounting and Bookkeeping Basics Nov.

$65

with Dorothy Prescott, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Dec 5, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Business owners and managers find this course valuable for clarifying basic accounting methods and providing tips for reliable business record keeping. Every business is challenged with cash flows, managing payables and receivables, and establishing controls to safeguard money and assets.

 

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Accounting Fundamentals
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Accounting Fundamentals

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with Kittery Adult Education

Demand for accounting professionals currently exceeds supply. If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this course is for you. You'll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You'll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities. We'll cover all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period. Whether you're a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, this course will give you a solid foundation in financial matters.

To register or for more details visit:

https://www.ed2go.com/kae/online-courses/accounting-fundamentals?tab=detail

Activity Director
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Activity Director

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with ed 2go, Kittery Adult Education

This course will provide opportunities to work in Long Term Care facilities, assisting residents with activities and social needs. After completing the course, you will be able to work as an Activity Director in a Long Term Care setting.

To register or for more details visit:

https://careertraining.ed2go.com/kae/training-programs/activity-director?Category=health-and-fitness-medical





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