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Career Training Programs at ed2go
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Career Training Programs at ed2go

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with Lawrence Adult Education

Calendar Sep 2, 2019 , runs for 17 weeks

Online Career Training Programs can start you on a path to an in-demand profession. You can begin these programs at any time and learn at your own pace. Upon successful completion of all coursework, you will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Programs are available in the following areas:

 

  • Healthcare and Fitness
  • Business and Professional
  • IT and Software Development
  • Management and Corporate
  • Media and Design
  • Hospitality and Service Industry
  • Sustainable Energy and Going Green
  • Career Online High School

For more information visit: https://careertraining.ed2go.com/sad49/

 

Career Advising

Free

with Ann Sargent, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Sep 2, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 17 weeks

If you're thinking of continuing your education at any level meet with our veteran education and career advisor to learn more about how Ellsworth Adult Education can assist you in meeting your goals with career and college advising, courses, workshops, resources, both face-to-face and on-line. Sessions are scheduled by appointment. If you're interested in meeting someone daytime or evening hours, register for this workshop and we'll contact you to schedule a free and confidential meeting. You can also call 664-7110 or email adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org to make an appointment.

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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%.

TechHire and Information Technology
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TechHire and Information Technology

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with RSU16 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 3, 2019

Are you interested in a career in Information Technology? TechHire is a program designed to recruit, assess, train and place young adults into Maine’s IT industry in positions like computer support specialist, software, and health informatics. Completed training will result in credentials recognized by the IT industry. This grant funded program provides a host of services to train young adults as well as career changers who are looking to transition into IT roles. Call us or your local CareerCenter (http://www.mainecareercenter.gov/) for more information about eligibility requirements to see if you might qualify for this amazing opportunity!

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%.

Accuplacer Testing
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Accuplacer Testing

Free

with Carol Davis, RSU#12 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 23, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 18 weeks

We offer free Accuplacer testing. Thinking of college? Whether it be first time, part time, we can see where you are at. Testing is done on Mondays, you must call and make an appointment. 549-4687

Tech Spot

Free

with Lynn Perry, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Oct 1, 2019 at 2:30 pm

The Tech Spot is a School and Community Project located at the Renaissance Center (60 Water Street in Skowhegan). Under the supervision of an adult education instructor and other volunteer teachers, local students offer technology advice and tutoring at no charge to adults from throughout our school district. Individual and small group sessions are available by reservation or walk-in. Examples of possible help sessions include: general computer operation, preparing resumes, completing online job applications, conducting web searches, using Facebook and other social media programs, and operating Smart phones, iPads, Tablets, and PCs. Assistance is also available for creative software applications including basic iPhoto, & iMovie. Help with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) is available as well.

Math for Welding/Machining

Free

with Mike Lokuta, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Oct 3, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Understand and use math fundamentals with confidence for today's industrial market. This course is designed for your employment success, therefore we offer it free of charge to welding (and Machining) students seeking employment. We will start with a refresher of fundamentals and operations, and advance to elementary algebra, geometry, and trigonometry used in the trades. This is a Thursday evening class. Enrollment in a current welding or machining course is required.





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