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with Bonnie Green
COST IS TO BE DECIDED. This 200-hour program is approved by and conducted in accordance with Maine Department of Health & Human Services and Division of Licensing & Regulatory Services utilizing the Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals (MEPAP) 2nd edition curriculum. The program builds from providing activity services to individuals and groups as a care giver, to developing and managing Activity Department services as a supervisor. Understanding social gerontology and adult development and growth across the life span is taught as the cornerstone for service approach. Elder care, on all levels, is investigated. Participants will learn to perform as full members of the health care team whose common objective is the quality of life for the dependent adult and to advocate for services in the private and public setting. Training is provided to individual students, small group (2-4), or full class (5-8+) depending on interest. For that reason, the cost of the program and its schedule will be decided by the instructor as potential students register. Contact UTC for more information.
American Heart First Aid
with Holly Juilli
This certification class is perfect for bus drivers, teachers, parents, child care providers, summer camp counselors and others. Students receive hands-on instruction and practice in first aid emergencies including how to care for bleeding, bone fractures, head injuries, heat/cold emergencies, allergic reactions, poisoning, airway obstruction, etc.
Automotive Detailing & Reconditioning
with Ron Jack
Automotive detailing has been described as both a craft and an art. Whether you are interested in learning skills for your job or improving the aesthetic value of your vehicle, you’ve come to the right class. You’ll learn about industry demands, earning potential, safety standards/practices, vehicle evaluation, cleaning/detailing practices, vehicle preparation, surface repair and restoration and interior evaluations. The first night of class is mandatory safety training.
with Katherine Garland
In this class presented by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Horticulturist, Kate Garland, you will learn how to compost your kitchen scraps, yard and garden debris, and lawn clippings into "black gold". Making and using compost not only reduces the trash going to the landfill, it also is an environmentally sound way to amend your garden soil. Join Kate on May 10th for this fun class that will make you feel good about your contribution to our planet.
Basic Fly Casting
with Kevin Tracewski
The goal of this course is to provide students with the casting skills necessary to fish effectively on your own. This is a “hands-on” course, so your time will be spent with a fly rod in hand, working on your own casting. Most instruction will be done in small groups, but casting suggestions will also be offered on an individual basis. Videotape analysis of your casting stroke will be provided. Students are encouraged to use their own fly rod and reel, but equipment will be available for anyone who needs it. Please do not buy new equipment just to take this course. This course will be taught in Orono by Kevin Tracewski, a certified fly casting instructor and author of the best selling book, A Fisherman’s Guide to Maine.
Basic Life Support (BLS)
with Holly Juilli
The BLS for Healthcare Providers course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. This course covers: adult and pediatric CPR, two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag valve masks, foreign body airway obstruction, automated external defibrillation, special resuscitation situations, stroke and cardiac arrest, and other cardiopulmonary emergencies. Participants will receive a certification card after successful completion.
Blueprint Reading for Welders
with Mike Raven
A basic skill every good welder should know, Blueprint Reading, is for all students who wish to become employed as welders. You will learn the purpose of a blueprint, parts of a blueprint, basic views, lines, and symbols, the 5 basic weld joints, and other welding terminology necessary for understanding the job. Students who take this course should have some knowledge of basic structural welding.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
with Grace Davis
** Before you register, you must complete an application packet which is available from the Adult Education Office at UTC.**
ATTENTION: The application deadline has been extended to 1/26
This 180-hour course fulfills DHHS and DLRS requirements to work as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the State of Maine, including 90 hours of classroom instruction, 20 hours of skills lab instruction, and 70 hours of clinical training at an approved healthcare facility (typically done on selected Friday nights and all day Saturday). Upon successful completion of the course, students will take the state exam administered at UTC. Cost includes BLS/CPR Certifications, textbook, background check, state exam fee & liability insurance while in training. * This program has been approved for the use of GI Bill benefits. GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)