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Career Development

ELL111: Career English- Beginner

Free
Calendar Next session starts 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

Adobe Illustrator

$99

with Rob Underwood

Calendar Next session starts Nov 6, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Anyone can learn Illustrator! In this class by Adobe Certified Expert Rob Underwood, you will learn the basics of Adobe’s premiere vector application. You will learn how high quality illustrations, logos, and other custom artwork is built. 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 create a document, draw in Illustrator, use layers, tools panel, and typography.

CCA111: WOWI® Career Assessment and Counseling

Free

with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Next session starts Sep 3, 2019

What do you want to be when you grow up? The WOWI® (World of Work Inventory) Career Assessment is the answer to all your questions! WOWI® takes into account your skills, interests, and work style. After you take the assessment, a trained WOWI® professional will interpret the results with you. You will then meet one-on-one and find out what job(s) you are best suited for. Together we will Assess, Explore and Plan your future! When you register, Lynn will contact you to schedule your test.  Rolling admission.

PLEASE NOTE: This service is kept free for you due to the generosity of a grant through the Department of Education. All you need to do is to complete a brief survey and it’s free. If you’d rather not answer a survey for the DOE, the assessment is $75.

CCA112: Technology Testing

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Next session starts Sep 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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! When you register, Lisa will contact you to schedule your test.  Rolling admission.

CNA:Certified Nursing Assistant Info

Free

with Delcia Allain

Calendar Next session starts Feb 3, 2020

Looking for a career in the medical field caring for people? Our instructors ensure that each person not only understands the content but can personally care for people as if they were family. Earn-as-you-learn or pay for your course options ($1200). Next Session beginsFebruary 2020. Call 363-7922 to schedule the required pre-assessment, orientation and interview. Register here for more information.

Cosmetology Career Exploration Track

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Next session starts 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 Next session starts 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.

ELL221:Career English Intermediate/Advanced

Free
Calendar Next session starts 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





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