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Personal Finance
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Personal Finance

$115

with Matt Crabtree, CFP

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2022

Do you have clear financial goals? Are you confident you will be able to retire someday? How can be sure you are making the right investments? Do you know how to change your credit report to reduce your expenses and increase your financial security? Do you know how to keep good financial records? This course will prepare you for a lifetime of worthwhile personal financial planning. The tools you will learn are useful, realistic, and easy to work into your regular routine. They will help you gain control over the financial impact of the choices you make. You will learn to create and use a budget, borrow and invest wisely, make intelligent decisions about insurance, and plan for your financial future. You will develop a retirement savings plan, and you will be better prepared to make large purchases and plan for taxes. You will learn the essentials of household bookkeeping, recordkeeping requirements, and much, much more.

Session Start Dates:

Sept 14 | Oct 12 | Nov 16  | Dec 14 | Jan 18  | Feb 15 | Mar 15 | Apr 12  | May 17  | Jun 14

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Pharmacy Technician Certificate
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Pharmacy Technician Certificate

$2,050

with Academy of Medical Professions

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2022

This 14-week program prepares you to pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam. You will also receive a Certificate of Completion through the Academy of Medical Professions.   This program is active for ONE YEAR from date the of the Student’s activation, this allows our Students the time to successfully complete the program and to review up until the day they sit for the National Certification Exam.

As a Pharmacy Technician, you will be helping the Licensed Pharmacist with all the necessary day-to-day services that the Pharmacy provides. Everything from preparing medications to answering phones, receiving and verifying prescriptions, counting tablets, taking requests for refilling of medications, and much more.  You are an assistant to the pharmacist.

Talk about job security!! This is a growing field with high demand and great salaries.  You can work for places such as:  Pharmacies at Hospitals, Independent Pharmacies, and retail chains like Rite Aid and Wal-Mart and Walgreens.  There are so many possibilities. 

Excellent communication skills and customer service are essential in this field.  You must have the ability to learn and retain procedural processes and apply them quickly and accurately.  Most places do require flexibility of hours some might ask for:  nights, weekends, or holidays depending on where you work and for whom you work.

You will be working one-on-one with a Pharmacy Technician instructor as you go through your weekly assignments.  She is always available and is in constant contact with you as you progress through the program.

Start time: Available online anytime!

Call 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or Click Here to Register

Phlebotomy
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Phlebotomy

$2,500

with Academy of Medical Professions

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2022

Become Nationally Certified in 10 weeks as a Phlebotomy Technician by professionals in the industry. 

Phlebotomy technicians, also referred to as a phlebotomists, have an essential role in the clinical laboratory process, as their main job duty is drawing patient's (or animal) blood for testing to help in the detection and diagnosis of disease, transfusions, donations and research.  They are employed in hospitals, clinics, private practices, diagnostic laboratories and blood banks.

Phlebotomy technicians properly label and store samples, and deliver them to the laboratory or drop-off point.  Their job duties include ensuring quality control throughout the process, making sure specimens are not contaminated.  They also do data entry and record keeping on the computer, entering patient information and blood testing results.  They collect blood primarily by performing venipuncture, and for collection of minute quantities of blood; fingersticks, or for infants through a heel stick. 

Factors that affect the salary for this occupation are experience, employer type and location. If certified, a phlebotomist generally earns more and has more opportunities for advancement.  The average salary for a phlebotomist depends on the setting, the state in which you live, and experience, but typically ranges from $24,000 to $35,000.  Our course will provide you the national certification examination through the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians.

Our instructors are professionals in the industry and can offer you the benefit of their knowledge and experience.

TUESDAYS Beginning October 11, 2022 5:30-8:30 PM

Call 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or Click Here to Register

Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera
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Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera

$100

with Curt Simmons

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2022

Nature photography can be a fun, relaxing, and exciting hobby! In this course, you'll learn about the many aspects of outdoor photography as well as how to master your digital camera's controls and features. With the knowledge you gain in this course, you'll be taking exceptional nature photos in no time. You'll explore composition and lighting issues and find out how to take beautiful photos of landscapes, flowers, trees, and water. Along the way, you'll delve into your camera's shutter speed and aperture controls so that you'll be able to capture the photos you really want. You will discover how to use your computer to process your photos and digitally correct the most common problems. You'll see how your photos can become works of art rather than just snapshots of nature. By the end of this course, you'll have become the nature photographer you always wanted to be!

Session Start Dates:

Sept 14 | Oct 12 | Nov 16  | Dec 14 | Jan 18  | Feb 15 | Mar 15 | Apr 12  | May 17  | Jun 14

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Secrets of the Caterer
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Secrets of the Caterer

$100

with ed2go.com/yace .

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2022

Catering is a business that has become very popular, especially for those who love to cook and plan parties. From weddings, to showers, to business parties, catering is a home-based business that gives the caterer an exciting and creative career.

In this introductory course, you will learn how to put your cooking and party planning skills to work. Learn the fundamentals of the catering business, how to cook for large crowds, organize your kitchen, manage your time, and work with clients. The course focuses on cooking skills every caterer needs, with an introduction to the business side of catering. You'll also receive many unique and tested recipes that you can use to jump-start your business. Build your catering skills and begin a new and exciting career today.

Session Start Dates: Aug 17 | Sep 14 | Oct 12

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Spanish for Medical Professionals
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Spanish for Medical Professionals

$115

with Tara Bradley Williams

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2022

What do you do if a patient needs your help, but you can't understand them? What if you encounter worried family members, but aren't able to reassure them that everything will be fine? Those in the medical field can easily find themselves in such situations, and you want to be prepared. Medical Spanish courses are the perfect solution. This simple and enjoyable Spanish for Medical Professionals course will give you the basic tools you need to bridge the communication gap.

With increasing numbers of Spanish-speaking patients entering the healthcare system every year, it's more crucial than ever for health professionals to learn medical Spanish. What's more, adding Spanish skills to your resume can broaden your career horizons and give you an advantage over other healthcare workers. This course skips the "touristy" topics and focuses on the basic medical Spanish phrases you really need to know in a medical setting. Whether you're new to the language or just want a refresher, this medical Spanish class can help you. ¡Vamos! (Let's go!)

Session Start Dates: Aug 17 | Sep 14 | Oct 12

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Spanish for Medical Professionals II
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Spanish for Medical Professionals II

$115

with Tara Bradley Williams

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2022

Do you feel like you have a pretty good sense of intro Spanish, but are ready to take it to the next level? This course picks up where the first course, Spanish for Medical Professionals, left off. If you didn't take the first course, no problem! This course is also for healthcare providers who already have a pretty good sense of Spanish, but just need more medical vocabulary to sharpen their skills.

You'll review the basic body parts and organs and also explore vocabulary and phrases related to insurance and expressions for patient assessments, exams, and communicating pain. You'll learn terminology found in tons of specialties, including pediatrics, geriatrics, mental health, OB/GYN, radiology, orthopedics, cardiovascular, oncology, physical and occupational therapies, dermatology, dentistry, and ophthalmology. The course will even talk about terms related to diet and discharge. It's a great Spanish foundation for healthcare workers!

Session Start Dates: Aug 17 | Sep 14 | Oct 12

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Start a Pet Sitting Business
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Start a Pet Sitting Business

$115

with Jeff Grognet

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2022

If you're an animal lover, find out how you can start your own pet sitting business to translate your passion into a profitable career! In this course, you will master the essentials of running a cat and dog sitting business. You'll begin with pet care, including nutrition, exercise, first aid, and the identification of common diseases. You will learn the basics of first aid and find out how to administer pills, liquid medications, and injections to an uncooperative cat or dog. You will discover how to handle home visits and impress your potential clients. You'll also explore sticky situations that can arise, such as lost pets, pets that die unexpectedly, and pets that need immediate veterinary care.

In addition, you will delve into finances and explore start-up costs, accounting, fee setting, business plans, and low-cost marketing. You will discover how to obtain required insurance, hire employees as your business expands, and entice financial institutions to loan you money. Then, you will look at opportunities for expanding your pet sitting services. Is a dog-walking service right for you? Can you train puppies? Do you want to look after other animals, including horses? By the end of this course, you will have all the knowledge you need to become a professional pet sitter. In addition, you will discover how your pet sitting business can grow to continually challenge and satisfy you.

Session Start Dates: Aug 17 | Sep 14 | Oct 12

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