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Cosmetology Career Exploration Track
with Soni Reese, York Adult Education
Have you ever thought about a job / career in hair styling, skin care, or professional make-up? Did you know that it takes a year or less to train for such jobs/careers? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to cosmetology; provide you with the basic reading, writing, math, presentation, critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as technology/computer skills needed to enter and succeed in such jobs/careers; and begin the process of applying to classes or training programs related to hair styling, barbering, skin care, and professional make-up.
Healthcare Career Exploration Track
with Soni Reese, York Adult Education
The healthcare industry is one of the fastest growing industries in Maine and is expected to generate the largest number of jobs in Maine between 2016 and 2026. Would you like to explore a career in healthcare/healthcare administration? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to different types of healthcare services in a variety of settings; improve your math, reading, writing, verbal communication, and computer skills tailored for health-care professionals; learn about the social aspects of health and illness; develop the interpersonal, organizational, and soft skills that will help you enter and succeed in a healthcare-related job/career.
For more information about our Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program, please register here and we will contact you!
140 Classroom Hours w/ a Clinical Externship
For students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. This program trains students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Includes hands on labs and a clinical extern- ship opportunity at a local healthcare provider. To be eligible for clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 140 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.
Course Contact Hours: 140 hours + Clinical Externship
Student Tuition: $2,599 (Textbooks included - Board exam is an additional fee)
Clinical Externship Hours: 160 hours
Academy of Medical Professionals
with Academy of Medical Professions, RSU16 Adult Education
Become NATIONALLY Certified in as little as 10 to 20 weeks!
• Dental Assisting with RHS certification
• Clinical Medical Assistant with CCMA
• Group Fitness and Personal Training (AFAA)
• Medical Coding with CPC Certification
• Medical Office Specialist (CMAA & Billing Certification)
• Medical Transcription Certificate
• Pharmacy Technician with PTCB
For more details about these and other medical professional courses, including payment plans or to register, please contact Academy of Medical Professions at 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714, or visit www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com.
with Sue Lasselle, RSU16 Adult Education
For high school graduates who plan to enter college or vocational training programs, we offer flexible classes required to meet pre-requisites and to brush up on specific skills. Increase your confidence! Please call 345-3217 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Need more general preparation for the entire college experience? Please check out our no-cost 14-week College Transitions class.
ITV College Classes
Take college classes via Interactive TV during the day or evening at Mattanawcook Academy. If the college class you want to take is offered as an online class through UMA and/or EMCC you may be able to sit in on the class at MA instead of driving out of town to take the class. Testing for these classes can also be done at MA but you must first sign up through the college to do so.
ACCOUNTING I - PART II
with Jonathan Doody, Augusta Adult and Community Education
This is a continuation of the Accounting I - Part I class. We will continue with the text and working papers, covering chapters 13 through 24. Topics covered will include payroll, accounts receivable, processing, adjusting entries, trial balance preparation, financial statements, closing entries, acquiring capital, depreciation, accruals, and more. Prerequisite: Accounting I, Part I. This course may be used toward the Office Skills Certificate Program.
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
with Jeffery Merckens, Augusta Adult and Community Education
You will be introduced to the basic computer terminology, a computer operating system, and application software. This course will enable you to work independently on a personal computer with beginning skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Typing skill is an advantage but not a requirement for this course. This course may be used toward the Office Skills Certificate Program.