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Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Dover-Foxcroft, ME

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Beginning Web Design Certificate
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Beginning Web Design Certificate

$460

with ed2go,, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Creating Web Pages

Intro to CSS and HTML

Intro to Photoshop

Designing Effective Websites

Each individual online course consists of 12 sessions, delivered twice a week. Each course starts once a month. Register for courses at www.ed2go.com/pvaec.

Once you have completed all the required courses, contact Hilda Roberts (hroberts@pvaec.org) for your certificate. 

Certified Group Exercise & Personal Trainer
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Certified Group Exercise & Personal Trainer

$2,400

with ACADEMY OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONS, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar runs for 21 weeks

Looking for a new career? Interested in changing lives of those around you? How about a part-time career or to get paid to work out? This program is designed to teach you everything you need to know to enter the health and fitness field as a group fitness instructor and/or personal trainer. Our trainers are highly recognized in this field, with more than 20 years experience, and will provide you hands-on training to pass the national tests through AFAA. The program is all-inclusive and will include AED and CPR certifications as well. You may choose to complete both group fitness and personal training, or take one or the other. Lectures are once a week for 10 or 20 weeks. All materials included in fee including National Certification Exams.

To register, call 1-866-516-8274, or go to: http://www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com/groupfitnessandpersonaltraining.asp

Certified Nursing Assistant Spring 2019
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Certified Nursing Assistant Spring 2019

$1,150

with Sue Duplisea, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar Jul 8, 2019

Our CNA Start Date has been pushed back to Monday, July 8, 2019. It's not too early to sign up though, to lock in your seat in the class. Space is limited.

Class will run on Monday and Wednesday evenings with some clinicals being held on Saturdays and Sundays.

CNAs are caregivers who provide patients assistance with activities of daily living and basic needs. They also help patients feel safe and comfortable throughout their hospital stay. These direct caregivers spend most of their time assisting patients and listening to their concerns. The State of Maine approved CNA course includes classroom work, skills labs, and clinical experience. This is an Integrated Education Training (IET) course which means that a certain number of hours will be spent on improving key health care soft skills: job searching, mock interviews, communication, customer focus, medical math, technology, and more. Candidates must present either a high school diploma, or HiSET/GED. Enrollment is limited to 10. The admission process includes enrollment into our Career Readiness Program, a criminal background check, placement testing, and a series of meetings with PVAEC staff. A non-refundable application fee of $50 is required. The cost of the class is $1,150, which includes tuition, textbook, background check, and state exam.

Payment plans and financial assistance may be available to those who qualify. For more information, or to enroll in this program, please contact PVAEC Academic Advisor, Eve Salley at 564-5884.

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Customer Service Training: RiseUp and the National Retail Foundation

Free

with Retail Association of Maine, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar Mar 4, 2019 at 6 pm

A curriculum aligned with industry skills and standards for the Customer Service and Sales Associate.

The Customer Service and Sales program will teach sales and service associates skills ranging from assessing and meeting customers' needs to merchandising.  While the program is a retail industry based program, it is unique in that its skills are transferable to any industry that values customer interaction. Successful participants will finish this course with a foundational understanding of customer service and sales concepts that can be applied to any institution. 

Included with the successful completion of this course you will have the opportunity to earn a nationally recognized credential.

This course is brought to you and facilitated by the Retali Association of Maine. For this course only, registration and course material costs will be covered by the Retail Association of Maine as part of a unique grant program. 

Course Delivery: Classroom Only

Exam Delivery: Online Only

Eligibility Requirements: 15 years of age, or at least 10th grade

Course materials will be ordered and delivered to you at the first class.

Hospital Billing & Coding with CPC-H certification
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Hospital Billing & Coding with CPC-H certification

$1,800

with ACADEMY OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONS, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar runs for 26 weeks

A comprehensive program for Hospital Billing and COding providing national certification as a CPC-H that covers everything hospital billers need to know, from patient admission to accounts receivable management and HIPPA. It builds on your knowledge so that you can make a successful transition from the physician/outpatient environment to the hospital setting. This course covers the hospital regulatory setting, the structure and functions of hospital departments, patient accounts and data flow, the billing process, coding, claim forms, reimbursement, accounts receivable management, HIPPA requirements, and with updated electronic claim forms. You will have Hospital cases which allow you to apply concepts to real-life scenarios. Call 866-516-8274 or www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com 

Maine Guide Course with Northeast Whitewater
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Maine Guide Course with Northeast Whitewater

$390

with Northeast Whitewater, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar Apr 13, 2019 at 8 am

What does it mean to become a Registered Maine Guide and why take this course? Northeast Whitewater Lodge & Guide Service is holding a 3-day course for students to learn and perfect what you need to know to successfully pass the State administered Registered Maine Guide exam; including map & compass, lost person/catastrophic event portion, watercraft laws, trip planning, safety, risk management, camping, outdoor cooking, rules and regulations, canoeing skills, the business side of guiding and more! Our guide service, located in Shirley Maine, is hiring both full time and part time recreation guides beginning in May to work guiding ATV tours, canoeing and kayaking trips and stand up paddle board trips and classes. Interested individuals will be given the opportunity, after the course, to obtain on the job training while working as a Naturalist (guide in training) until they have obtained their State of Maine recreation guides license (within appropriate time frame). Our 3-day guide training course is a hands on learning experience with classroom time spent both in and outdoor for scenarios and learning practices. This course teaches the required tools to take the State of Maine administered written test and oral boards. State of Maine testing and license fees are NOT included. In order to sign up for our Registered Maine Recreation Guide Training Program, you must call 207-695-0151 and provide the following: Northeast Whitewater application form Completed State of Maine Guide Application form with current CPR and First Aid certifications or enroll in one of our Wilderness First Aid & CPR Courses - Saturday & Sunday, April 6 & 7 being held at PVAEC. Sign up quick! We only take 10 participants for our Maine Guide Course. Non-refundable payment of $350 plus a $40 supplies and materials fee (includes handbook, powerpoint, maps & compass). Reference PVAEC and receive 10% OFF course!

Medical Billing & Coding with CPC Certification
Registration Unavailable

Medical Billing & Coding with CPC Certification

$3,500

with ACADEMY OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONS, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar runs for 9 weeks

20 week, in depth, State-Certified program in both medical billing/coding. This program is designed to teach all aspects of both medical billing and coding and provide you the skills you need to get into the job market in either field or both. This certificate program is taught by a Certified Medical Coder and includes Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, CPC exam, AAPC membership, 3 practice CPC tests and all books. Basic computer skills are required. Payment plans available. For more information, Call 866-516-8274 or www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com http://pvaec.maineadulted.org/courses/course/medical_billing_coding_with_cpc_certification_online

 

Medical Transcription Certificate Program
Registration Unavailable

Medical Transcription Certificate Program

$2,400

with ACADEMY OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONS, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar runs for 9 weeks

New Course Description: Medical transcription is a desired field for most people trying to work at home. Strong typing, computer, and English grammar skills are essential. Medical terminology, formats, rules and regulations, jobs, calculation of pay, confidentiality, FTP, and tricks of the trade, all equipment, reference books, and course books are provided with the course fee. Classes are once a week for 16 weeks with a completion of 16 weeks to 6 month options. This is a State-Certified program and you will receive a Certificate of Completion and Letter of Recommendation upon graduation, resumes and how to obtain a job are covered in this program. Course includes medical terminology, Anatomy & physiology and transcription. Call 866-516-8274 or www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com http://pvaec.maineadulted.org/courses/course/medical_transcription_online

 





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