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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)


with Alison Bourn

Jan 31, 2017 at 8:30 am, runs for 16 weeks

This 180-hour course is geared to prepare you to work in a nursing home, hospital, and a home healthcare setting. The class includes preparation for and taking the State of Maine Competency Exam as well as qualifying to work in both Maine and New Hampshire facilities. Cost includes books, lab materials and exam fee. Call 676-3223 to schedule an interview. Graduation date is May 24th. Instructor: Alison Bourn, RN Interviews: January 9-19, Call 676-3223. Class begins: Tuesday, January 31, 8:30 AM - Noon $1,050.00

Prerequisites include: proof of high school completion or senior in good standing, I.D. (driver’s license and social security card), two letters of recommendation and a reading level of at least 9th grade (an assessment will be given as part of the interview process).

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Excel 13 Workshop Series 1 – Home or Business Use


with Keith Hurd

Mar 20, 2017 at 4 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Whether developing spreadsheets for business use or home, this course will assist you in becoming proficient in the basic features of Excel. Learn to organize and edit data; enter and format cell contents; select cells and ranges; format print worksheets; insert and delete columns, rows, and cells; and create simple formulas and functions in a fun and relaxed environment. This course is ideal for the mid-beginning and beginner Excel user. Registration limited to a maximum of 8 so register early! Book cost approximately $25.00. Senior discount for course is $36.00. Bring your own laptop, or join us in the computer lab. Instructor: Keith Hurd Mondays & Wednesdays, March 20 - April 12 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM $80.00


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Excel 13 Workshop Series 2 - Advanced Tools & Features


with Keith Hurd

Apr 24, 2017 at 4 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Increase your Excel efficiency with advanced skills for business or home applications. Some of the features of Excel you will learn include advanced formulas for manipulating data; linking workbooks and consolidating data across workbooks; creating and using pull-down menus and excel macros in spreadsheets. You will become familiar with the “IF”, “Look Up”, and “Loan” functions. Registration limited to a maximum of 8 so register early! Prerequisite: Excel I. Join us in the computer lab, or bring your own laptop. Instructor: Keith Hurd Mondays & Wednesdays, April 24 - May 10 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM $80.00


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Know Your iPad


with Elizabeth Boston

Mar 6, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Your iPad came with some cool apps, do you know how to use them? Bring your iPad and learn the basics. Explore how to get around on your tablet, organize your icons, how to turn it on and off, change the power settings, find and install apps, how to close running apps, and even how to “reboot” your iPad. During the second week, learn how to copy & paste text and images, how to use the onscreen, or connect an external keyboard, and finally, learn all those little tips and tricks that make surfing the web on your iPad faster and easier. Finally, learn how to use Calendar, manage your Contacts, take Notes, use your camera, and make video calls with Face Time. Maximum number of students is ten and class will run with a minimum of five. Be sure to bring your fully charged iPad, iPhone or iPad mini to class. Apple products only please! Instructor: Elizabeth Boston? Mondays, March 6 - 20 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM $44.00


Pre-Certified Nurse Assistant (Pre-CNA)


with Tami Belanger

Jun 29, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 9 weeks

This ten week course is designed for individuals who are exploring options of becoming a CNA or are currently in a CNA class and would like additional support. The class will focus on terminology, exploring skills expected of a CNA, test taking tips, and reading non-fiction texts. This class is a great first step for an individual thinking about entering the healthcare sector. Anyone 17 years of age or older are welcome. High school credential not required for this class. Minimum of 5 students. Cost of class includes book cost and class materials. Instructor: Tami Belanger Thursdays, June 29 - August 31, 9:00 AM - Noon $180.00


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Welding for Beginners


with Adam Reid

Mar 6, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Welding is a high demand skill in our area. Thinking about exploring this as a career option? This six-week class is for true beginners and those who have minimal experience welding. Adam will focus on clean, accurate welds. He will cover welding terms, safety and equipment use. You will get total hands-on experience with a maximum class size of four. Basic gear is supplied so you can determine correct sizing prior to making purchases for home use.


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WORD 13 Workshop


with Keith Hurd

Feb 27, 2017 at 4 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Master the basic features of Microsoft Word 13 and gain the working knowledge you’ll need to succeed in today’s job market or for personal use. This hands-on course will give you the skills to become well-versed in Word in a stress-free setting. In this workshop, you will learn to create, edit, save and print documents; professionally format fonts, lines, and paragraphs; use proofreading tools, tabs, indents and spell checker; cut and paste text; create bulleted and numbered lists; and much more. Registration limited to a maximum of 8 so register early! Book cost is approximately $25.00. Senior discount for course is $36.00. Join us in the computer lab. Bringing your laptop is also an option. Instructor: Keith Hurd Mondays & Wednesdays, February 27 - March 15 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Cost: $68.00


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Write a Powerful Resume & Cover Letter


with Nancy McCallum

Mar 2, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Nancy will help you develop a strong resume and cover letter. You will learn how to select key elements from your work history and words that will make you stand out. It is important to evoke a strong image, revealing your strengths and transferable skills. No need to struggle! Bring a draft resume and/or cover letter no matter how old and let Nancy help you tune them up! Instructor: Nancy McCallum Tuesday, February 7, 6:30-9:00 pm $10.00 (no charge if currently seeking employment)


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