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Upholstery Basics


with Kelsie French

Calendar Mar 5, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

If you have a favorite old chair or ottoman, don’t discard it. Reupholster it! Under the direction of a skilled instructor, you will learn basic upholstery techniques and complete a small project during this 8 week class. Students purchase fabric on their own. If the piece you select to upholster includes a separate seat cushion and/or skirt, intermediate to advanced sewing skills are required.

Supply fee $15-$25, depending on your project, payable to instructor.

Instructor: Kelsie French, E. W. French Upholstery

8 Thursdays, 6-9 pm

Begins: March 12, 2020

Location: MCMS

Registration: $95


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Basic Small Engine Repair


with John Drogosek

Calendar Mar 10, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

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: March 10, 2020

Location: MCHS

Registration: $79

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Welding Basics
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Welding Basics


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. If book returned in good condition, rental fee will be reimbursed. 

 Instructor: Shawn Wells

10 Wednesdays, 6-8:30 pm

Begins: March 18, 2020

Location: MCHS

Registration: $149

Book rental fee $50, Lab fee $50

Total due at registration: $249

CDL Class B: Dump Truck or Bus


with Nancy Frost

Calendar Mar 19, 2020 , runs for 4 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:

March 19, 21, 26, 28, 2020

April 2, 4, 9, 11, 18, 2020

Saturdays 8:30 am-3 pm

Thursdays 5:45 pm-9 pm

Driving time arranged individually.

Location: PDC, 75 North Road, Readfield

Registration: $2,500


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Lock Boxes: Unlocking the Code to Success NEW!
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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, April 2, 2020

Time: 3:30-6:30 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $49

Registered Maine Guide Training


with John Rogers

Calendar May 7, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Registered Maine Guide Training

This training prepares you for all 3 licenses: Recreation, Fishing & Hunting (with emphasis on Map & Compass), Search & Rescue and Canoeing & Canoe Rescue. You will be 100% ready to take one of Maine’s toughest outdoor tests. A manual with practice tests will be provided on the first day of class. Anyone pursuing their Maine Guide License will also need First Aid, which is available for students on a date TBD. An enrollment form will be sent with the class confirmation.

Instructor: John A Rogers, Maine’s Outdoor Learning Center

Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9 am-5 pm

May 7-10, 2020

Location: PDC, 75 North Road, Readfield

Registration: $495

 Construction 101 Workforce Training
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Construction 101 Workforce Training

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 Construction 101 Workforce Training

The Capitol Area Workforce Training Partnership is offering no cost Construction Skills Training to qualified participants. Learn construction math, blueprint reading, fall protection, read building specifications, construction terms, introduction to hand and power tools and more.

Earn NHAB certification plus certifications in Constr OSHA 10, Rigging and First Aid/CPR.

Student applications being taken now, apply today by calling 626-2470.

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