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Ucertify:Career and Vocational Credentials

Free
Calendar Current session started Sep 2, 2019
1 additional session on Mar 1, 2020

Become a certified MS professional with complete knowledge in one or more MS products such as Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Our online, deeply integrated interactive courses, hand-on labs, and practice tests all help you prepare for the final certification assessment Go to https://yace.ucertify.com for full details.

Cosmetology Career Exploration Track

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Current session started Sep 3, 2019

Have you ever thought about a job / career in hair styling, skin care, or professional make-up? Did you know that it takes a year or less to train for such jobs/careers? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to cosmetology; provide you with the basic reading, writing, math, presentation, critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as technology/computer skills needed to enter and succeed in such jobs/careers; and begin the process of applying to classes or training programs related to hair styling, barbering, skin care, and professional make-up.

Culinary Industry Career Exploration Track

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Current session started Sep 3, 2019

Did you know that the food service industry is among those industries that are expected to gain the largest number of jobs in Mainebetween 2016 and 2026? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to the food service industry; improve basic math, reading, writing, speaking/presentation, critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal and organizational skills, and technology/computer skills needed to enter and succeed in such jobs/careers; and begin the process of applying to jobs, college classes or programs related to the food service/restaurant industry.

When you register, Soni will contact you to schedule your registration meeting, assessment, and goal setting meeting.  Rolling admission.

Technology Training

Free
Calendar Current session started Sep 3, 2019
1 additional session on Sep 3, 2019

Basic Computer Literacy-Northstar Testing & Training                           

     This comprehensive assessment will let you know if you have the computer skills needed to be successful in school, work and at home.  After testing, if you need to improve your skills, we can help you design a learning plan, either with a class or with personalized online lessons you can do from your own home!                        

IC3 Digital Literacy Certification                 

     Show the world you can compete in the highly competitive digital age!  This nationally recognized certification is made up of three assessments: Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications, and Living Online. IC3 Global Standard 5(GS5) is a comprehensive solution for succeeding in any environment requiring computers, devices, or the Internet.

ELL111: Career English- Beginner

Free
Calendar Current session started Sep 10, 2019 at 10:30 am

English language learners who can add this class to English for Life if they want to further improve their vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, fluency, listening, speaking, and reading skills in real world situations.  You can choose from the following topics:

Reading, writing, and communication skills for college or the workplace

Computer skills (basic computer skills, internet, email, word, excel)

Resume-writing, job search/applications

Citizenship Test prep

ELL221:Career English Intermediate/Advanced

Free
Calendar Current session started Sep 9, 2019 at 5 pm
1 additional session on Sep 10, 2019

English language learners can add this class to English for Life if they would like to further improve their vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, fluency, listening, speaking, and reading skills in real world situations.  You can choose from the following topics:

Reading, writing, and communication skills for college or the workplace

Computer skills (basic computer skills, internet, email, word, excel)

Resume-writing, job search/applications

Citizenship Test prep

Etsy® Shop 101

$45

with Cherie Herne

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 26, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn how to sell your crafs on Etsy®, the DIY Marketplace for the world market for art, design and home decor! Master the secrets of how to set up, and successfully run an Etsy® shop with experienced Etsy® Shop owner, Cherie Herne of Salty Girl and the Long Dog, not just to sell your handmade goods, but to be amazingly successful.

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Photoshop I

$99

with Rob Underwood

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 8, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this class by Adobe Certified Expert Rob Underwood, you will learn the basics of Adobe’s premiere photo editing application. Did you ever wonder how photos were edited so precisely? Did you ever want to remove an unwanted family member from a photo? Here’s your chance to learn how to “photoshop” images. You will need to have at least the 30-day trial of this application on a laptop to participate in the class. You will learn how to retouch photos, color correct, photo illustrate, use the tools panel, and work with layers.





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