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with Sue Lasselle
For high school graduates who plan to enter college or vocational training programs. We offer flexible classes required to meet pre-requisites and to brush up on specific skills. Increase your confidence!
Need more general preparation for the entire college experience? Please check out our no-cost 14-week College Transition class.
Computer Basics - 1-3pm
with Chris O'Donnell
For beginners! Is it time you gave in and learned to use a computer? Maybe you have tried to learn from a family member in the past and discovered that isn’t the best partnership ... Work with our computer teacher in a friendly, informal setting to learn the basics of using a computer. No pressure – and no experience necessary! 8-week session. Wednesdays, 1-3pm.
Computer Basics - 10:00am - 12:00pm
with Chris O'Donnell
For beginners! Is it time you gave in and learned to use a computer? Maybe you have tried to learn from a family member in the past and discovered that isn’t the best partnership ... Work with our computer teacher in a friendly, informal setting to learn the basics of using a computer. No pressure – and no experience necessary! 8-week session. Wednesdays, 10am - 12pm.
with Cheryl Horton
Join us for a fun morning of healthy living as we learn about and create natural solutions for everyday products using essential oils. Cheryl will discuss the many uses for oils, quality and safety, and what to consider when choosing them for your own use. Participants will create a spray for cleaning, a "flu bomb" roller and a jar of mouthwash to take home. Bring your questions about incorporating aromatherapy into your everyday life!
HiSET Preparation and Testing
with Sue Lasselle
Similar to the GED®, the HiSET® exam measures learning developed through life experiences in areas of Reading, Science, Social Studies, Math and Writing. Preparation classes, predictor tests and exams are free. Must be seventeen or older. Accommodations are available for persons with documented disabilities per Americans with Disabilities Act. Call us at 345-3217 for more information or to start working toward a HiSET credential.
with IFW Instructor
State law requires hunters to take a course approved by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife and IHEA-USA if applying for a first time license. Beyond gun safety, you will learn about proper handling of a rifle & shotgun, survival/first aid, hunter responsibility, tree stands, map and compass, and landowner relations. For ages 10 and up. An adult must stay with youth under 16. This course involves an online study-at-home portion (see link below) followed by a required face-to-face skills and exam class. Saturday 9am-5pm. Registration: $12
ONLINE LINK: www.hunter-ed.com/maine
Online portion must be completed prior to class. Completion voucher and survival kit MUST be brought to class for course completion.
Information Technology and TechHire
Are you interested in a career in Information Technology (IT)? TechHire is a program designed to recruit, assess, train and place young adults into Maine’s IT industry in positions like computer support specialist, software, and health informatics. Completed training will result in credentials recognized by the IT industry. This grant-funded program provides a host of services to train young adults as well as career changers who are looking to transition into IT roles. Call us at 207-345-3217 for more information about eligibility requirements to see if you might qualify for this amazing opportunity!
Introduction to Self-Employment
with Karleen Andrews
This introductory two-hour workshop offered by a New Ventures Maine Microenterprise Specialist will help you to decide if self-employment is right for you. Learn about entrepreneurship, pros and cons, ways to manage risk, elements of a business plan, important financial pieces and steps needed for start-up. FREE, but you must pre-register.