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Business Writing Certificate
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Business Writing Certificate

$495

with Dionne Felix, Kathryn Lynch-Morin and William Dravies

Discover the keys to successful writing for the workplace.  Whether you are writing a report, memo, letter, or publicity notice, business writing has some defined characteristics for success. Successful communicators in the workplace move forward, others move back. Enhance your career by improving this critical communication skill. Begin with understanding the format, construction, and successful techniques of writing good business reports and proposals.  Then improve your skills with editing and proofreading.  Finally, discover what good journalists know. Learn how to write a news story, press release, or other publicity notice that zings.  Help your organization stand out with your new skills in business writing. This certificate will take you to the next level where business writing is a skill for personal and organizational success.

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Price in USD $495

Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant with CCMA Certification
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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant with CCMA Certification

$3,200

with Falecia Kaewthong

Medical Assistants are responsible for a variety of medical office tasks from administrative to technical and scientific duties and must have quality human relations skills.   Some of the job duties include cleaning and dressing wounds, taking blood samples, administering medications, taking vitals, preparing a patient for EKGs, obtaining a patient’s history, and assisting physicians during examinations.  Our program provides virtual reality style classroom work as well as traditional style teaching for a blended learning experience.  Practicals are performed during the program to ensure that the student has proper techniques and will be ready to pass the National Certification.  Upon completion of the program, you will sit for your CCMA (Clinical Certified Medical Assistant) national certification exams through NHA. Tuition includes national certification, 6 practice exams, online study guide materials, books, resume assistance, and all other associated fees.  Externships may be available in your area. Payment plans are available for all medical certificate programs.

New grants are available for Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Tech, and CNA training programs, call us to see if you qualify for FREE training.

This training if offered in collaboration with The Academy of Medical Professions. The program takes place on-site in Rockport. Call our Adult Education office for more information.

Certified Supply Chain Professional + Freight Broker/Agent Training
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Certified Supply Chain Professional + Freight Broker/Agent Training

$3,795

with Wayne Durr and Jan Roach

Train to become a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) and prepare you to enter the freight/logistics industry and start your freight broker business or become a freight agent. This course covers all facets of supply chain management and helps prepare you for the CSCP Exam. For detailed information CLICK HERE.

CNA Certified Nursing Assistant Apprenticeship

Free

with David Allen Clark

Through a collaboration with Windward Gardens in Camden and Harbor Hill in Belfast, both owned and operated by Genesis Healthcare Corporation, you can earn while you learn.

This comprehensive blended five-week training program meets all requirements of the Maine State Board of Nursing and will have you secured into a position before starting.

Students without a high school diploma, or those who have been out of school for a while, are encouraged to apply. Academic training and support is provided.

Student Tuition: FREE for accepted applicants

Days/Time: Full day classes, 5 days per week, five weeks

Portions of this course are completed by remote lectures. Access to a computer with camera and microphone plus internet is required.

To complete the entrance exam and for additional information: Call the Adult Education office (207)236-7800, option 5

Coding Certificate
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Coding Certificate

$595

with Jeff Kritzer and Andy Helmi

Coding is becoming one of the most in-demand skills in the workplace today. As a result, coding has become a core skill that bolsters one’s chances of becoming a higher value to organizations. The highest demand is for programming languages with broad applicability. Begin by getting introduced to the basics of computer programming and various programming languages. Then go to the next level and acquire all the basics of HTML and CSS. You will learn the relationship between these two industry-standard web page coding languages and the step-by-step process of hand-coding and building web pages. Finally, discover the advanced features of CSS and learn how to use this very powerful language. Students must take the Coding Certificate classes in the below order:

- Introduction to Coding

- HTML Fundamentals

- CSS Fundamentals

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Price in USD $595

Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.

Customer Service Certificate
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Customer Service Certificate

$245

with Nanette Sanders-Cobb and Greg Marsello

Customer service is now essential for businesses and all work organizations.  With the increase of technology, human interaction with customers becomes all the more important.  Whether it relates to retaining customers, serving your audience, or turning inquiries from potential customers into sales, good customer service is now one of the central factors in organizational success.  Learn to improve your customer service skills to enhance your career skill set, improve productivity, and increase your organization’s success. You will also take away some extraordinary customer service techniques you won’t find anywhere else. 

CEUs/ILUs: 3.2

Length (in hours): 32

Price in USD $245

Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.

Data Analysis Certificate
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Data Analysis Certificate

$495

with John Rutledge and Mary Dereshiwsky

Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace.  Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Add a whole new skill set to your portfolio, and make a big difference in the success of your organization by acquiring data analysis skills. 

Begin with getting a basic understanding of how to analyze data in a business setting. Then learn how many of your business decisions involve comparing groups for differences. You will know the statistics behind these group differences and relationships. Finally, you will find out how to perform inquiries that will be useful to your business or organization and have the skill necessary to communicate these results through graphs and text that your fellow employees will understand. Whether your business is home-based or a large company, this certificate will take you to the next level where important decision-making is concerned.

Students need to have Microsoft Excel to complete this certificate. 

This Certificate must be taken in the following order:

  • Introduction
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced  

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.

Dental Assisting with RHS Certificate
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Dental Assisting with RHS Certificate

$2,900

with Academy of Medical Professions

Join Kelly Rose, DMD for a 10-week certificate program in Dental Assisting for one of the most high-demand careers.  This program is designed to teach all aspects of dental assisting and provide you the skills you need to work in this field and pass the RHS certificate exam needed for employment. This program is taught by a Dentist and includes an opportunity for internships. The price of the course Upon passing the DANB RHS®, you will receive a certificate of knowledge-based competency for that component from DANB. Payment plans are available.  The course includes all books, exam preparation materials, and fees for the DANB RHS® certificate program.

Call our Adult Education office for more information.





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