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Welding - MIG II (Advanced) - March

$355

with Jonathan Egan, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Mar 28, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This 36 hour course is for students with prior MIG welding experience, and students who have previously taken the MIG I course. The course will cover advanced machine setup, advanced weld joint setup, and multi-pass welding in hard wire and flux core MIG. Safety is covered in the first session. Complete the attached forms to apply.  welding forms 3part

Payment plan available: $100 deposit plus 4 payments of $63.75, paid every four weeks.

Welding - TIG - March

$355

with Micah Morin, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Mar 29, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This 36 hour course is for students with some training in STICK or MIG. TIG (GTAW) is most commonly used to 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. Complete the attached forms to apply: welding forms 3part

Payment plan available: $100 deposit plus 4 payments of $63.75, paid every four weeks.

Lighting/Camera Techniques for Products

$28

with Brandon Soards, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Apr 12, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn techniques and solutions for taking quality photographs of products, miniatures, models, and 3D art and how to prep them to be posted online. Camera technique, lighting theory, and photo editing will be covered along with DIY solutions to achieve a professional look on a budget. Students may bring a 3D item to be photographed and a USB thumb drive to take photos home at the conclusion of the session.

Chair Seat Weaving

$58

with Susan Reidy, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Apr 12, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

In this informational class, you will be introduced to various styles of seat weaving, with a focus on weaving a basic cane seat. A hands-on weaving practice session on a small frame will take place at the first class. This will be followed by supply information and 3 Zoom classes (1 hour in length, each) to assist and answer questions as you weave your seat. Participants are encouraged to bring a chair they plan to work on to the informational first session to have it evaluated.

CNC Machining - Apr.

$310

with Ben Scott, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Apr 25, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This 21 hour course introduces students to CNC (Computer Numerical Control) manufacturing.  Machine functions, tooling set-up, reading machine language, part set-up and machine manipulation will be covered. Basic CNC mill operations and manual programming techniques will be used. Learn the fundamentals of using a vertical CNC milling machine and how to generate a program using basic G and M codes. Upon course completion, students are eligible for employment through several area businesses. Prerequisite: completion in the Machining Part 1 course, employment in the industry, or enrollment in Tooling university courses. Complete these forms to apply: welding/machining

Payment plan available: $100 deposit plus 5 payments of $42.00, paid every four weeks.

Automotive Technology

$109

with Tom Vannah, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Apr 26, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This 6 week course will give you a basic understanding of your automobile as well as a possible launching pad to affiliated careers or further study at a community college level. We will cover the basic theory and diagnostics of the following topics, aligned to ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) standards: Foundation and Safety, Basic Engine and Auto Transmission Fundamentals/Service, Steering System and Suspension, and Brakes. By completion of class, the student will have a solid understanding of lubrication, fluids, tires, vehicle maintenance, and how systems work. Safety modules will be assigned to study via a website at home prior to the class starting. This is not a bring-in-your-own-vehicle repair class; applied learning will occur in the shop on a demo vehicle. Student must provide their own safety glasses and reinforced toe footwear.

Document & File Management

$22

with Teresa Johnson, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar May 3, 2022 at 6 pm

This class is designed to aid you in saving, filing and retrieving your documents. This is recommended for all levels of user, is needed for all programs, and is not exclusive to the Google Drive. If necessary, this class can be presented via Zoom.

American Red Cross-1st Aid/CPR with Pediatric, May

$103

with Judy Emch, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar May 14, 2022 at 9 am

Participants will learn to recognize and provide care for persons of all ages who have experienced a sudden illness or injury until Emergency Medical Services arrive and take over. Following current Emergency Cardiac Care guidelines, students will learn to recognize a heart attack and what to do in this situation, including providing CPR and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Students will also learn to recognize stroke, breathing emergencies, and how to treat burns. Additional skills include caring for choking adults, children and infants, and controlling bleeding, as well as checking responsive persons. Certificate and reference card included. Presented by Maine Safety Education.





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