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Aerial Lift Training - Feb.

$58

with Brad Costigan, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Feb 8, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Be in compliance with the changing standards by taking Veterans Safety and Health Consulting LLC’s OSHA Compliant Personal Lift certification class.  Learn how to safely and correctly operate aerial lifts and scissor lifts. There are an average of 26 construction worker fatalities each year from lift accidents, often due to operator error or negligence, amounting to as much as 3% of all construction related deaths each year. Reduce YOUR risk of injuries and fatalities with proper OSHA-compliant lift certification. Three separate sessions are offered; choose the one you want.  Minimum of 10 participants to make this class run.

Google Drive

$25

with TBA, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Feb 10, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Google Drive is an example of a cloud-based place you can create and save files of all kinds-word documents, spreadsheets, surveys, and more.  You can access the files from most devices and more than one person can work on a file at the same time. If you’re using it for personal use the Google suites are free.  It’s  also a practical way to learn new programs without investing in software programs.  Basic computer skills, including hardware and software basics and a Gmail account are required for this workshop.   Makeup class (if needed) 04/06/20.

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Google Calendar

$25

with Margie Genereux, Sanford Community Adult Education

​Keep your life organized using this powerful digital calendar. Create events, share calendars, and use it on your phone. A must-have for both personal and business use. 

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What is Your Company Focus? Small Business Academy: Market Visibility & Finding Your Ideal Customer Series

$50

with Lisa Sturgeon, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Feb 11, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

An exercise in verbal and visual marketing. Enjoy an evening of interactive study of your business as we work to craft your elevator Speech, visualize your ideal customer by creating your customer avatar, and practice networking with a speed networking session. Make up date, if needed. March 31, 2020.

We encourage you to take all the workshops in our Small Business Academy.  Search for Small Business Academy and all nine courses will appear.  If you sign up for all nine and come to 7 you will receive a refund of $200.  

Google Docs - Basics

$65

with TBA, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Feb 17, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Google docs are word processing files.  It is a user friendly on-line tool similar to Microsoft Word.  It’s free and accessible from all devices and easy to share.  Learn how to: 

  • 1) create and organize documents;
  • 2) use the basic formatting functions;
  • 3) share documents with others and learn other features as time permits.

Basic computer skills, including hardware and software basics, surfing the internet and a Gmail account are required for this workshop.   

Makeup class, if needed) 04/06/20.

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Auditing Your Brand- Small Business Academy: Market Visibility & Finding Your Ideal Customer Series

$50

with Lisa Sturgeon, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Feb 18, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Connecting your company's image with customers. You will learn how to conduct and participate in a brand audit of their own company. This is a hands-on, interactive workshop. Bring a laptop/electronic device. Make up date, if needed. March 31, 2020

We encourage you to take all the workshops in our Small Business Academy.  Search for Small Business Academy and all nine courses will appear.  If you sign up for all nine and come to 7 you will receive a refund of $200.  The Small Business Academy is sponsored by Machias Savings Bank.   

Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)

$999

with To Be Announced, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Feb 24, 2020 at 8:30 am, runs for 13 weeks

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in Maine. As a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (MAA), you can access a variety of local jobs in hospitals, clinics, dentist and eye doctor offices. Build career skills and prepare for a national MAA certification exam in this hands-on, 13-week program. Program courses include:

  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Office Technology
  • Career Opportunities
  • Medical Math
  • Medical Terminology 

Use an on-line simulated, medical office for realistic experience with electronic medical records. We schedule several site visits and guest speakers. Past students have said this is one of the most valuable aspects of the program. Topics include:

  • General medical office practices
  • Scheduling
  • Customer service
  • HIPPA & Insurance forms
  • General billing
  • Medical ethics

*Participants must meet with a student advisor and complete an application. Please ask us about scholarship options.

**No class during the weeks of Feb 17th and April 20th.

QuickBooks and Basic Accounting

$139

with DJ LeVasseur, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Feb 24, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Take your office skills to the next level and get the training to make your resume stand out! Learn to combine the basic principles of accounting with the essential knowledge of QuickBooks functions with this must-have training for anyone working in or looking to work in a small office. We will focus on accounting for a business setting: AP/AR, monthly reconciliation, record keeping for tax purposes, and other general small business bookkeeping requirements. Prior experience with QuickBooks is not required but helpful.

Instructor: DJ LeVasseur
Mondays, 2/24 - 4/13, 5:00 - 7:30 PM
Location: WRAE Learning Center
Fee: $139





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