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Computer Training for Small Business

$50

with Cathy VanDyke, RSU #13 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Current session started Sep 3, 2019

Your business is unique, so are your training needs. Our staff consultant works with you to assess your needs and to customize computer-based or business training for you and/or your staff. Workshops are offered at the McLain School computer lab classroom in all topics covered in our array of computer, business and workforce courses. From Business Ethics and Customer Service to Cloud Computing and managing company Excel spreadsheets, we will work to design and deliver training for your own unique business needs. One-to-One Training & Consulting, $45/hour plus planning time Small Group Training (up to 8 participants), $50/hour plus planning time. For more information or to schedule an appointment contact Cathy VanDyke at cvandyke@rsu13.org or call 594-9764.

Refunds: Course cost will be refunded, less a $5 processing fee, if you withdraw one week prior to the first class. If you withdraw prior to the second class, you will be refunded 50%.

Writing in the Workplace

$75

with Cathy VanDyke, RSU #13 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Current session started Sep 3, 2019

This class is an independent study designed to help students develop and improve writing skills: reviewing grammar, word usage, verb tenses, and sentence structure as well as planning, composing and revising various types of employment-related writing. Use Microsoft Word to compose emails, memos, letters, resumes and proposals. Pre-requisite: Microsoft Word or instructor permission. Online class. Call to express interest. Fee: $75.

Refunds: Course cost will be refunded, less a $5 processing fee, if you withdraw one week prior to the first class. If you withdraw prior to the second class, you will be refunded 50%.

Understanding How to Heat Your Home

$10

with Randy Sprague, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 29, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Randy’s back!!! Last year’s hugely successful plumbing class continues now with how to best heat your home. In this class you will learn the fundamentals of home heating. We will explore the 3 Major components of a central heating system and Space Heater Options as well as look at Fuel Sources, Distribution System, types of Heat Emitters. We will also look at Heating Domestic Hot Water.

Please bring a calculator.

Randy attended 2 Year Technical College and has worked in the industry 40 Years. He has made connections with some of the top Manufacturers and Individuals Nationally and Internationally. He has travelled to Europe on several occasions as a guest of Heating Equipment Manufacturers.

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Welding
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Welding

$90

with Keith Dumond, Eastern Aroostook Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 30, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Welding II

$595

with Mark Richards, United Technologies Center - Adult Education

Calendar Feb 4, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This course is a continuation of Structural Welding I offering more advanced instruction, MIG, and TIG. It prepares students for certification testing and/or employment.

Please note: Certification testing is not offered at UTC at this time.  

 

Welding ~ Beginners to Intermediate to Advanced

$150

with Richard Mitchell III, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 5, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 5 weeks

In this class, Richard teaches welding at all levels from beginners to advanced with one on one instruction.   

Safety training and equipment safety and discussed and demonstrated at the first class.

Small Engine Repair

$325

with Jim Lockhart, United Technologies Center - Adult Education

Calendar Feb 5, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Small Engine Repair

Students are required to supply their own safety glasses and steel-toed boots. 

This first night of class is mandatory for shop and tool safety training.

This informative, hands-on course teaches students how to repair gasoline engines found in recreational vehicles and outdoor power equipment. Students will strip, measure, inspect, and reassemble a four-cycle engine.

Students are encouraged to bring and repair their own small engines (lawn mowers, chain saws, garden tractors, leaf blowers, other).  Cost of materials and parts are not included in the cost.

Woodworking

$60

with Fred Pelletier, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Feb 6, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 9 weeks

$60. fee plus provide your own materials. 

This Class will run for 9 sessions.

Topics covered:   Woodworking Safety; Woodworking with Hand Tools; Woodworking with Power Tools; Design & Build Your Own Projects

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