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Activities Coordinator Training Program


with Bonnie Green

Jan 31, 2017 at 5 pm

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 prescribed by the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP) standards. The conceptual framework is “Service through Leadership”. The program builds from the provision of clinical activity services to individuals and groups as a care giver, to developing and managing aggregate 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. A comprehensive approach to activity service design and department management is taught with the application of concepts in the student’s present practice setting stressed. A structured practicum is an integral part of the course. Please call (207) 947-6474 or go online to for more information and application packet.

Application deadline extended to: Jan. 25th by 8:00pm   

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Certified Nursing Assistant


with Grace Davis

Jan 24, 2017 at 4:30 pm

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. Upon successful completion of the course, students will take the state exam administered at UTC. Please call (207) 947-6474 for more information or stop by our office to pick up an application packet. Applications will not be mailed out. There is a $21 non-refundable fee to submit & process applications.  Cost includes BLS & 1st Aid Certs, text, & State Exam fee. 

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Certified Nursing Assistant - Medications (CNA-Med Tech)


with Lynn Johnston

May 23, 2017 at 4 pm

We are currently taking applications for the CNA-Medications (Med-Tech) class. The application deadline is: March 17, 2017 by 3:00pm.

The course begins on May 23rd and will meet Tues/Thurs, 4:30 - 8:30 pm through August. Call UTC Adult Ed for more information on how to apply.


The purpose of this course is to teach experienced CNAs to administer selected, non-injectable medications to patients who are 4 years of age or older. It is a 120-hr course with 60-hrs of theory, 20-hrs of skill labs, and 40-hrs of clinical experience. Upon successful completion, students will earn the Maine State Board of Nursing Certification as a CNA-M.

Microsoft Excel Advanced


with Dylan Roy

Mar 14, 2017 at 6 pm

A continuation of the MS Basic & Intermediate classes or for students who need more advanced instruction in Excel.

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Registered Maine Guide – Recreation


with Randy McEwen

Feb 1, 2017 at 6 pm

This course focuses on the skills and knowledge that aspiring Registered Maine Guides need to successfully lead groups on camping, hiking, and canoeing trips in the Maine wilderness. The 12 week course emphasizes Maine outdoor traditions which can be useful to anyone who wishes to increase their outdoor skills. The curriculum includes law book review, map and compass reading, lost person scenario training, outdoor cooking, watercraft regulations, canoeing skills, GPS, campsite setup, safety and survival, weather, and client care. First aid certification is also included within this course which is necessary for Maine Guide candidates to be licensed. Please note that the Maine Guide Exam fee is not included in the cost of this course. 

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ServSafe®: Food Protection Manager - Certification Course


with Mark Spahr

Feb 1, 2017 at 6 pm

This 8-hour course is the standard certification course recognized by the food service industry and the National Restaurant Association in all 50 states. The ServSafe® Manager’s Certification program is the key ingredient to help food service operations keep their customers and employees safe. ServSafe® training also helps you understand and identify all the food safety risks in an operation and provides you with knowledge to do your job. Participants who wish to take the proctored exam only, to renew their certification, may do so for $50. 

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Small Engine Repair


with Jim Lockhart

Feb 1, 2017 at 6 pm

This informative, hands-on course teaches students how to repair gasoline engines found in recreational vehicles and outdoor power equipment such as lawn mowers, snow throwers, chain saws and garden tractors. Students will strip, measure, inspect and reassemble a four-cycle engine as part of their training. Students are encouraged to bring and repair their own small engines. Required: steel toed boots & safety glasses. As with all courses held in one of our shops, the first night of class will be mandatory shop and tool safety.

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Welding (Structural)


with Mike Raven

Jan 31, 2017 at 6 pm

For people who have had little or no welding experience, this class teaches students how to correctly and safely use cutting equipment, power tools and welding equipment used in shielded metal arc welding, commonly known as “stick welding”. Students then spend extensive time in the welding shop working hands-on to build and improve their welding skills. Students will learn how to create multi-pass fillets with E6010 and E7018 electrodes in all positions and on a variety of joint types. The certified welding instructor will describe the characteristics of and techniques used to create quality welds. Opportunities to learn oxyacetylene welding are available on request. This course continues for Welding students to prepare them for the certification test. The class offers hands-on training.

Required: steel toed boots, safety glasses & welding gloves. The first night of class will be mandatory shop and tool safety. 

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