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Activities Coordinator Training Program

$1,385

with Bonnie Green

Feb 3, 2016 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 for more information

Application packet

Application deadline: January 22nd

Wednesdays, 5:00 pm -9:00 pm

February 3rd   - June 15th

Select Saturdays:  March 5th, April 2nd, May 7th, and June 11th   

8:30 am -5:00 pm (half hour lunch break)

$1385 (Course texts, site visit, and State Exam fee are included)

First Aid

$50

with Don Wade

Mar 8, 2016 at 6 pm

First-Aid / American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) / American Heart 1st Aid

Individuals who require or desire elementary first aid knowledge and skills with a focus on adults, children, or both, including: School bus drivers, Teachers, Parents, Child Care Providers, CNAs, Emergency response teams – business & industry, Adult residential care personnel, others. All students will be involved in hands-on learning and demonstrations of First-Aid principles covered. The instructor provides all the materials needed for the class such as pressure dressings, EPI Pens, cravats, ice packs, etc. Participants will receive an ASHI Basic First Aid or American Heart First Aid certification card after successful completion of this course.

 (1 session)

Medical Terminology 350

$295

with Coleen Corneil

Mar 22, 2016 at 5:30 pm

Healthcare Education is one the most dynamic and challenging fields of study, and learning can be a daunting task without the right tools. With the Dean Vaughn Total Retention System™, you will learn quickly with a high rate of retention. Our Medical Terminology 350 will provide you with a strong foundation of knowledge for a career in the healthcare industry. 

14 sessions

Please note: No class the evening of April 19th

NCCER Carpentry, Level 1

$3,925

with David Stevens

Jul 11, 2016 at 8 am

National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) is a standardized construction and maintenance curriculum and assessment with portable credentials. These credentials are tracked through NCCER’s registry that allows organizations and companies to track the qualifications of their craft professionals and/or check the qualifications of possible new hires. NCCER's registry also assists craft professionals by maintaining their records in a secure database.

NCCER Core, Instructor: David Stevens

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • April 26th - June 16th, 2016 from 2:00-7:30 pm

NCCER Core curriculum is a pre-requisite for Carpentry, Level 1 and covers:

  • Basic Safety      
  • Introduction to Construction Math       
  • Introduction to Hand Tools       
  • Introduction to Power Tools       
  • Introduction to Construction Drawings       
  • Basic Rigging       
  • Basic Communication Skills       
  • Basic Employability Skills       
  • Introduction to Materials Handling

NCCER Carpentry, Level 1, Instructor: David Stevens

  • Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
  • July 11th - August 16th, 2016 from 8:00am - 5:00pm

The NCCER Construction Level 1 curriculum continues from the Core curriculum with the following:

  • Orientation to the Trade        
  • Building Materials, Fasteners, & Adhesives        
  • Hand & Power Tools        
  • Reading Plans & Elevations        
  • Floor Systems        
  • Wall & Ceiling Framing        
  • Roof Framing        
  • Intro to Concrete & Reinforcing Materials        
  • Windows & Exterior Doors        
  • Basic Stair Layout

Included as part of tuition:

  • All required textbooks
  • All safety equipment
  • Student tool kit

* Student must have own steel-toed boots

Pre-requisite: CASAS reading and math assessments must be completed at either Bangor Learning Center or Riverside Adult Ed Partnership

 

NCCER Welding, Level 1

$6,400

with Mike Raven

Jul 12, 2016 at 3 pm

National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) is a standardized construction and maintenance curriculum and assessment with portable credentials. These credentials are tracked through NCCER’s registry that allows organizations and companies to track the qualifications of their craft professionals and/or check the qualifications of possible new hires. NCCER's registry also assists craft professionals by maintaining their records in a secure database.

NCCER Core, Instructor: David Stevens

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • April 26th - June 16th, 2016 from 2:00-7:30 pm

NCCER Core curriculum is a pre-requisite for Welding - Level 1 and covers:

  • Basic Safety      
  • Introduction to Construction Math       
  • Introduction to Hand Tools       
  • Introduction to Power Tools       
  • Introduction to Construction Drawings       
  • Basic Rigging       
  • Basic Communication Skills       
  • Basic Employability Skills       
  • Introduction to Materials Handling

NCCER Welding, Level 1, Instructor: Mike Raven

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • July 12th - February 9th, 2017 from 3:00-8:30 pm

The NCCER Welding Level 1 curriculum covers:

  • Welding Safety
  • Oxyfuel Cutting
  • Plasma Arc Cutting         
  • Air Carbon Arc Cutting & Gouging         
  • Base Metal Preparation         
  • Weld Quality         
  • SMAW - Equip & Setup         
  • Shielded Metal Arc Electrodes         
  • SMAW-Beads & Fillet Welds         
  • Joint Fit-Up & Alignment         
  • SMAW-Groove Welds with Backing         
  • SMAW - Open V-Groove Welds 

Included as part of tuition:

  • Initial American Welding Society (AWS) testing for overhead
  • Initial American Welding Society (AWS) testing for vertical
  • Initial American Welding Society (AWS) testing for horizontal
  • All required textbooks
  • All safety equipment
  • Student tool kit

* Student must have own steel-toed boots, and wear long-sleeved Dickie-type work shirts when welding 

Pre-requisite: CASAS reading and math assessments must be completed at either Bangor Learning Center or Riverside Adult Ed partnership

Registered Maine Guide – Recreation

$225

with Randy McEwen

Feb 9, 2016 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.

(12 sessions)

Please note: No class the evenings of February 16th or April 19th

 REVISED dates as of 1/29/2016

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Welding (Structural)

$595

with Mike Raven

Feb 2, 2016 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: Must wear steel toed boots, safety glasses and welding gloves.

Please note: As with all courses held in one of our shops, the first night of class will be mandatory shop and tool safety.  

Please note: There will be no class held on the evenings of February 15th or 17th, or March 1st or 3rd





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