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Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers - Certificate
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Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers - Certificate

$495

with Sharon deFonteny, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 9, 2020

Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. The financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. Understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Find out what you need to know about cash. Then acquire advanced financial information that drives your organization and see how business reports are assessed and analyzed. Come away with the knowledge to help you make smart decisions when it comes to budgeting, setting goals, and assessing performance.

3 one-month courses

Accounting and Finance

begins 9/8/2020 $195

Cash is King March

begins 10/5/2020 $195

Financial Analysis and Planning

begins 11/2/2020 $195

SAVE!    $495 for all three courses & certificate

New! This Certificate is also offered in a Self-Study Format. Start anytime, end anytime.

TechHIRE Maine

Free

with Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Calendar Sep 9, 2020

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 in-demand 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 (between the ages of 17 and 29) as well as career changes who are looking to transition into IT roles at little to no-cost to the student!  Eligibility requirements do apply. 

For more information or to get started, please contact us today at 897-6406 or debra.bomaster@workforcesolutionsme.org 

CDL Class B: Fall 2020

$2,500

with Nancy Frost, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 12, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks

Commercial Driving License (CDL) Class B: Dump Truck or Bus

This class prepares you to meet the Maine DMV Class B driving requirements. The course consists of 42 hrs of classroom instruction to prepare you for the state CDL written and skills exam and 30 hours of one-on-one driving instruction to prepare you for the state road test.

Class fee covers:  class and driving fees, permit fee made payable to Secretary of State, one endorsement (Bus, Tank, or Hazmat), physical examination by certified doctor, one state test (including one use of the vehicle for testing purposes). Additional endorsements of Bus, Tank and Hazmat are $25 each.

Instructor: Nancy Frost

Classes meet on the following dates and times:

Saturdays: September 12 & 26, October 24, November 7, 2020  

Time: 8 am-2:30 pm  

Thursdays: September 17 & 24, October 1,15, 22, & 29, 2020  

Time: 5:45 pm-9 pm

Driving time arranged individually.

Location: PDC, 75 North Road, Readfield

Registration: $2,500

 

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Certiport Exam Testing
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Certiport Exam Testing

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available

with Lee Fox, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Sep 21, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 12 weeks

MCST Adult Education is an official Certiport® Exam Test Center, proctoring exams for individuals with current and relevant digital skills to obtain credentials for the competitive global workforce. Certification exams include the official Microsoft Office program, the Microsoft Technology Associate program, the Adobe® Certified Associate program, the Adobe® Certified Expert program, the Autodesk® Certified User program, the Intuit® QuickBooks Certified User program and the IC3 Digital Literacy Certification. The proctor fee must be paid at the time of testing here; the fee is based on the length of the exam. Please call 596-7752 option 3 with questions and to schedule a testing appointment.

Certiport® testers must purchase an exam voucher online http://www.certiport.com/PORTAL/desktopdefault.aspx?tabid=672&roleid=101

Dental Assisting Training Application

Free

with MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 22, 2020

This is a 10-week All-inclusive program designed to enable you to be job-ready in a career in Dental Assisting.  According to the Labor Department, there should be more than 91,000 openings for dental assistants up to the year 2020.  That amounts to more than 30% employment growth, which is much faster than the average for all professions.  The need for so many more dental assistants is easy to cipher:  A large aging population intensifies the demand for quality healthcare and qualified practitioners.

Our program is designed to teach all the aspects of obtaining employment in the field, helping you to prepare to take national dental exams, perfecting your resume and learning how to find employment in Dental Assisting. 

After completing our program, you will be provided the opportunity to sit for The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB®), Radiation Health and Safety (RHS®).   Should a student decide to intern in the field, we will work with the student to obtain those internships.  

DANB, RHS is registered trademarks of The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB).  This course is not reviewed or endorsed by DANB. 

By clicking "Register", you are submitting your information for us to get in touch with you to go over the program details and set you up for this training.  We will also discuss financial assistance that's available and how we can help you succeed in the training program. You can start this online program any time! Dental Assisting Information Packet

Group Fitness & Personal Training Certification Application

Free

with MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 22, 2020

This 10 week Group Fitness and/or 10 week Personal Training Certification will provide you nationalcertifications through AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America). This program is designed to teachyou the skills you need to successfully enter these professions on a full-time or part-time basis. We will help you to change the lives of others while you make money doing what you love.

As a Group Fitness Instructor, you will be able to effectively lead any type of group exercise program. Thisprogram, which also includes CPR and First Aid certifications, is the first level of certification you will needorder to start your new career. You can work in any type of fitness facility including: Assisted living andcolleges, even working with children or working with kids involved with sports. Some types of group fitnessinclude: Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, boot camp, interval training, step aerobics, water aerobics, Spinning, and more. As a Personal Trainer, you n choose to work independently with clients for yourself or choose to work at afitness facility where they provide you the clientele. If you are looking to change one life at a time and workclosely with a client, this is a great career. Most group exercise instructors are also personal trainers and do alittle bit of both to supplement their income.

Some of the skills you will need include: Excellent communication skills, creativity, knowledge of nutritionand fitness do’s and don’ts which are taught in programs like ours. This is a career that is constantly changing,so continued education will be essential, which can be accomplished by attending conferences, online resources,health and nutrition materials such as magazines, reports, and books. You will be required to keep up withcredits towards your certifications every year.

This program will provide you all the skills necessary to start teaching and training, passing the certifications,preparing your resume, and finding work. Choose to take Personal Training Certification or Group Fitness, orboth. If you complete the course with a satisfactory grade, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, a Letter ofrecommendation, a list of companies in the field with web site addresses and phone numbers, and we would behappy to provide personal references. Our instructors are professionals in the industry and can offer you thebenefit of their knowledge and experience.

By clicking "Register", you are submitting your information for us to get in touch with you to go over the program details and set you up for this training.  We will also discuss financial assistance that's available and how we can help you succeed in the training program. You can start this online program any time! Group Fitness and Personal Training Information Packet

Medical Assistant Training Application

Free

with MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 22, 2020

SAD1 Adult & Community Education, Northern Light AR Gould Hospital and Academy of Medical Professions have teamed up to offer this amazing Earn While You Learn program. 

Medical Assistants work alongside providers, mainly in outpatient facilities, such as medical offices and clinics. They form both administrative and clinical duties, such as welcoming patients, updating patient medical records, taking medical histories, taking blood pressures and temperatures, preparing patients for exams, assisting the provider during exams, collecting lab specimens and much more. MAs are an essential part of a patient care team, helping patients feel at ease and serving as a vital link between patients and providers.

Northern Light AR Gould Hospital in Presque Isle will hire students and pay them a wage while they complete a full-time, nine-week training program. The program will include classroom learning, labs, and clinical rotations. Curriculum is provided by the Academy of Medical Professionals and students will be able to sit for a certification exam to become a Certified MA. Those who successfully complete the course will be guaranteed a job within one of Northern Light AR Gould's medical group offices.

By clicking "Register", you are submitting your information for us to get in touch with you to go over the program details.  You can submit your information anytime, but this program does have specific start dates throughout the year.

Medical Coding Training Application

Free

with MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 22, 2020

As a Medical Biller/Coder you are responsible for reviewing the documentation the physicians have provided and assigning the correct diagnosis and procedure codes, entering the necessary information into the patient’s account and submitting the claims to the Insurance Companies.  You are then responsible for tracking and receiving payment from the Insurance Companies and billing the patient when necessary.  You will also be responsible for reviewing any denials and researching to make sure that the claim was submitted correctly the first time.  If any necessary changes can be made, you are responsible for making the changes and following up with the Insurance Companies.

 

Basic computer knowledge is a must.  Many offices use the Internet and are willing to provide you with their billing programs to install on your home computer allowing you to work from home.

 

Medical Billers and Coders are in high demand.  Most offices and hospitals find it very difficult to find Medical Billers and Coders and when they do, are willing to provide great pay and benefits.  If you chose to work in the office or hospital, flexible schedules are also possible and they tend to be very accommodating.

 

As well as working in physician’s offices and hospitals, you can choose to work for Medical Billing Companies, Ambulance Companies and Nursing Homes.

 

If you complete the course with a satisfactory grade, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from both Medical Billing and Coding as well as a certificate for Anatomy/Physiology and Medical Terminology.  In addition, you will receive a Letter of Recommendation, a list of companies in the field with addresses and phone numbers, and we would be happy to provide a personal reference for you.  Should you decide to take the CPC exam at the end of the course, you will receive a national certificate and a title of CPC-A (apprentice). 

 

NEW OPTIONAL PROGRAMS:  Please see our Course Descriptions for new program opportunities as well as our newest option to receive a total of 2 years coding experience by taking our Medical Coding program with Practicode!  In just a short time, you are not only certified but you also will have 2 years experience and no Apprentice title as well!

Our instructors are professionals in the industry and can offer you the benefit of their knowledge and experience.

All courses offered either locally at Adult Education Centers, and/or Online Live or through Recorded Classes lectures to be taken at the student’s own pace and time.

By clicking "Register", you are submitting your information for us to get in touch with you to go over the program details and set you up for this training.  We will also discuss financial assistance that's available and how we can help you succeed in the training program. You can start this online program any time! Medical Coding Information Packet





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