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Phlebotomy with CPT Certification
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Phlebotomy with CPT Certification

$2,500

with Academy of Medical Professions, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Become Nationally Certified in 10 weeks as a Phlebotomy Technician by professionals in the industry.  Our course is all-inclusive and in-depth. You will be able to: Perform basic phlebotomy procedures; Evaluate patients for the ability to withstand venipuncture procedure; Explain the venipuncture procedure and answer patient questions; Perform basic point of care testing, such as blood glucose levels on patients; Prepare blood, urine, and other body fluid specimens for testing according to established standards.  Clinicals are performed during the class, including 75 sticks, and will require immunization records prior to enrollment. Tuition includes national certification, books, resume and job assistance.  

Payment plans are available. Call our Adult Education office for more information.

Quickbooks Desktop 2019 Series
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Quickbooks Desktop 2019 Series

$199

with Scott Paxton, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Understanding QuickBooks is one of the top skills a small business owner needs to successfully run their business. If you are a busy professional that wants to oversee your bookkeeping and accounting, the QuickBooks 2019 Series will teach you how to use this popular accounting software.

Introduction to QuickBooks 2019

The introductory course will teach you the basics of QuickBooks 2019. You will learn how to reconcile accounts, enter and pay bills, track inventory, and generate reports. By course completion, you will know how to automate several common bookkeeping tasks, and ultimately streamline your business.

Intermediate QuickBooks 2019

Many experienced QuickBooks users often struggle when applying certain business situations to QuickBooks. The Intermediate course will teach you more in-depth features and applications, which is ideal if your business is growing. It is designed for those QuickBooks users that have a firm understanding of the basics, or those that successfully completed the Introduction to QuickBooks course.

These courses must be taken on a PC device. A Mac OS is not compatible.

This course has rolling start dates.  Click here to view dates, read the syllabus and instructor information, and register.

 

Real Estate Sales Agent
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Real Estate Sales Agent

$370

with Kim Coit, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

The Center for Real Estate Studies is offering the opportunity to participate in their online SALES AGENT'S COURSE. Students who pass the course with a grade of 75% or better are eligible to take the Maine Real Estate Licensing Exam. Students who pass the state exam may join a licensed Maine Real Estate Agency and obtain a Maine Real Estate Sales Agent license. The course is also useful for students who are considering buying or selling real estate to understand the process. And, because the course covers real property valuation and real estate finance, it helps investor students understand the forces that create value and why ownership of real estate is key to wealth accumulation. This entire course is offered online. This online course is asynchronous which means students may start and finish at any time; there are no set class hours. Students have a live instructor whom they may contact with questions and the instructor holds office hours monthly. Participation is optional. The Maine Real Estate Commission requires that the course be completed within one calendar year from the date of registration. Access to this course requires the student have a computer and internet connection. Office hours are conducted over Zoom. Students must register with Adult Education which will forward your registration to the Center's website. The registration fee includes all materials and fees. A hard copy of the text is available for an additional $25. CALL TO REGISTER, payment is by check or cash only.

Real Estate Sales Agent

$370

with The Center for Real Estate Studies of Maine, Bangor Adult & Community Education

The Center for Real Estate Studies is offering the opportunity to participate in their online SALES AGENT’S COURSE.  Students who pass the course with a grade of 75% or better are eligible to take the Maine Real Estate Licensing Exam.  Students who pass the state exam may join a licensed Maine Real Estate Agency and obtain a Maine Real Estate Sales Agent license.  The course is also useful for students who are considering buying or selling real estate to understand the process.  And, because the course covers real property valuation and real estate finance, it helps investor students understand the forces that create value and why ownership of real estate is key to wealth accumulation.  

Real Estate Sales Agent Course

$370

with Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

This 55-hour remote learning real estate agent course, approved by the Maine Real Estate Commission, is a prerequisite to taking the Pearson VUE state licensing exam. Based on the book, Introduction to a Successful Career in Maine Real Estate, by Charles “Kim” Coit, its content includes material that is basic to the practice of real estate in Maine. Concepts covered:

  • How the business is organized and regulated by the Maine Real Estate Commission
  • Licensing laws and agency relationships
  • Fiduciary duties of a licensee with an agency agreement with a buyer or seller
  • Private property rights with attention to the public and private limits that may exist on those rights.
  • Required disclosures licensees must make to make to buyers and sellers
  • Basics of contracts and how to complete agreements for real estate transactionsIntroduction to real estate financing and overview of different loan products available
  • Closings and closing costs
  • Tax considerations of property ownership
  • Miscellaneous federal laws including Fair Housing and Americans with Disabilities.

The material is presented in manageable modules. Students read the text and then answer short questions based on the text. The questions are designed to help students focus on key points and reinforce learning. The course has four quizzes. Students take the quiz and with a passing grade of 75, move on to the next topics in the course. Students may retake quizzes until they secure a passing grade. The final course grade is the grade attained on the final exam. Students may retake the final exam as well. Students have 1 year to complete the course.

Upon passing this course AND completing a course evaluation required by the Maine Real Estate Commission, students will receive a Certificate of Completion. This Certificate is your ticket of admission to the Pearson VUE state licensing exam. Students have one year from the course completion to take the Pearson VUE test. We recommend taking the test as soon after completing the real estate agent course as possible.

When students pass the Pearson VUE exam, they affiliate with an agency. The Designated Broker of the Agency and the student sign the application for a license and send the application to the commission for processing.

 

Students are welcome to call or email the real estate course instructor at any time during the course with questions.

Materials include:

  • Introduction to a Successful Career in Maine Real Estate textbook
  • Maine Real Estate Commission License Law Reference Book

If you would like to recieve a hard copy of the text book click here to register and recieve it for an additional $25

Restaurant Management
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Restaurant Management

$975

with Ed2Go, Massabesic Center for Adult Learning

As one of today's most in demand jobs, the salary for a restaurant manager is over $50,000 on average. To become a successful restaurant manager, you must acquire the practical skills and theoretical knowledge necessary to execute all elements of a restaurant business. This course will impart the theory behind the food and beverage production and management, HR management and basic accounting practices for the restaurant industry. You will also learn how to market a restaurant to key customer groups and how to sustain a profitable restaurant while adhering to all legal requirements.

Find out more and register today by visiting the Ed2Go website.

Rise Up Retail Credential

Free

with Kittery Adult Education

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR CLASS ANYTIME DURING THE SEMESTER!

These 4 retail certifications designed by the National Retail Federation are offered in a blended learning format using an online platform as well as local adult education instructors and retail professionals. These courses offer career opportunities in partnership with Kittery Trading Post. Eligible adult education students can take one or all four courses for free. Choose from: • Retail Fundamentals • Customer Service and Sales • Business of Retail: Operations and Profit • Warehouse Inventory and Logistics

Open enrollment, sign up on the website or call for more information.

Self Study: Certificate in Data Analysis
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Self Study: Certificate in Data Analysis

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available

with LERN Online, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Register online at UGotClass: Register here!

Register, start, and end anytime with self-study courses! Online self-study courses are designed for self-directed learning, allowing participants to begin and end classes at their convenience.

Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace.  Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Add a whole new skill set to your portfolio, and make a big difference in the success of your organization by acquiring data analysis skills.    Begin with getting a basic understanding of how to analyze data in a business setting. Then learn how many of your business decisions involve comparing groups for differences. You will know the statistics behind these group differences and relationships. Finally, you will find out how to perform inquiries that will be useful to your business or organization and have the skill necessary to communicate these results through graphs and text that your fellow employees will understand. Whether your business is home-based or a large company, this certificate will take you to the next level where important decision-making is concerned.

Register for the entire certificate or take one course at a time! 

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Price in USD $495.00





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