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with Steve Vose
Can't figure out what your career should be? Not sure exactly what kind of work you'd like to do? We can help you decide. come take an interest inventory and find out what kind of career is right for you and how to get it! If interested, please contact our Director, Steve Vose, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 685-4923 ext. 1009.
Registration: Free to diploma, HiSET and College Transition (CT) students
Basic Small Engine Repair
with John Drogosek
This course focuses on the fundamentals of what it takes to get an engine to run. With a combination of classroom and shop time, we will explore various small engine problems and the methods used to make repairs. Projects from home are always welcome!
Instructor: John Drogosek
6 Tuesdays, 6-8:00 pm
Begins: September 17, 2019
CDL Class B: Dump Truck or Bus
with Nancy Frost
This class prepares you to meet Maine DMV requirements and gives you the hands-on skills that employers demand. The course consists of 42 hrs of classroom instruction to prepare you for the CDL license process, including written and skills exam. The 30 hours of one-on-one range instruction will prepare you for the road test.
Additional endorsements of Bus, Tank and Hazmat are $10 each. For the bus driving endorsement you must be over 21, have a clean driving record and get a physical exam.
Class fee includes: classroom and behind the wheel instruction, 1 endorsement, state physical exam, delivery of truck for the road exam and all state testing fees. Driving time arranged individually with Instructor.
Location: PDC, 75 North Road, Readfield
Instructor: Nancy Frost & Catherine Dumais
Dates: Tentative start date November 2019
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) NEW!
with United Training Center
Offered by United Training Center-Maine State Approved EMT Course which prepares students for entry level position on an ambulance. This course utilizes an online platform to enhance learning and classroom activities. This course utilizes an online platform to enhance learning and classroom activities. This course will require a majority of your course work to be done on-line, on your own computer. There will be, face to face, in class sessions with your instructor to learn the practical skills needed to be an EMT. A minimum of 20 clinical hours are required. All students will be required to provide immunization documentation and submit to a criminal background check. Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the National Registry EMT exam. For more information or to register please visit www.unitedambulance.com or call 207-782-8414.
Course Dates: October 14, 2019 – February 3, 2020, Mondays 5p-9p
Course Location: Professional Development Building, 75 North Road, Readfield
Fee: $995.00 (Includes: Textbook, Online Platforms, Background Check, Clinical Polo, Practical Testing Fees if done through United Training Center).
Lock Boxes: Unlocking the Code to Success NEW!
with LeRae Kinney
Teachers: CEU Credits are Available!
This 3-hour workshop will include what a Lock Box is, how it engages learners of all ages and how it is a fun way to boost any curriculum. It will also include how to begin creating lock box activities for your students while making meaningful connections to your curriculum. Participation is required by those in attendance, and all will receive a complete lock box game, 10+ examples of puzzles, and a map of step-by-step instructions for creating your own classroom Lock Box. A variety of locks will be given out as door prizes.
Instructors: LeRae Kinney & Christa Galipeau
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Time: 3:30-6:30 pm
Location: MCHS Registration: $49
with Shawn Wells
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