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Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
with Rhonda Jacobson, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education
This workshop will help you develop and tailor your resume and cover letter to fit the career that you have chosen to pursue.
Call us to talk with a career advisor about resume and cover letter writing, interview skills and other ways to improve your success in the job search process. Our services are available at all of our locations.
Call 627-4291 for more information
Small Engine Repair
with Jareth Johnson, Sanford Community Adult Education
Learn everything you need to know about repairing small engines! Focus on basic engine theory, small engine maintenance, diagnosing problems and how to service your engine. Get down and dirty with hands-on experience working on your own small engines! Recommended: closed-toe shoes, clothing you won't mind getting oil stains on, safety glasses, disposable gloves, your small engine and a basic tool set. Required: Small Engines and Outdoor Power Equipment: A Care & Repair Guide for: Lawn Mowers, Snowblowers & Small Gas-Powered Imple available on Amazon.com.
with Lynn Perry, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education
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.
Welding - Fabrication
with Alex Fowles, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education
You’ve taken a welding class…now it’s time to tackle that home project! Join us for “rent-a-booth” Saturday and put those skills into practice—bring your own project and materials. Projects will be “carry in, carry out.” All projects and additional materials must be vetted at least one week in advance through the instructor(s).
Previous welding instruction and experience is required. Prepare to pay extra for materials the instructor anticipates you'll need.
Welding - TIG
with Tom Brungardt, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education
This 36 hour (GTAW) course is for students with some training in STICK or MIG. TIG is most commonly usedto weld thin sections of stainless steel and light metals. It is the most difficult of all types of welding but can give you clean, strong, x-ray quality welds when mastered. Students will learn proper techniques for flat fillet welding with carbon steel using the GTAW process. Safety is covered in the first two sessions; math tutorial available.
Students must complete an easy application form, and provide their own protective eye wear, steel-toed footwear and welding gloves.
with Shawn Wells, Maranacook Adult Education
This class teaches professional welding skills and technology for those wishing to enter the welding profession or a technical college program. Hobbyists welcomed. No previous welding experience is required. Each class includes approximately 30 minutes of theory and safety training and 2 hours of hands-on welding. Safety glasses, welding gloves, and leather boots required. Book and supply fees are due at registration. Book rental fee is refundable if book returned in good condition.
Instructor: Shawn Wells
10 Wednesdays, 6-8:30 pm
Begins: September 18 , 2019
Book rental fee $50, Lab fee $60
Total due at registration: $249