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Contact Tracer Certification Course
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Contact Tracer Certification Course

$299

with LERN Partnership

Calendar Current session started Oct 14, 2020

LINK TO REGISTER HERE:  Contact Tracer Certification Course Registration

According to the Medscape Coronavirus Resource Center, at least 44 states and the District of Columbia have begun expanding their contact tracing workforce. To help meet the need for training for contact tracers, we are offering this course, based on CDC and public health guidelines.This contact tracer training will provide you with a skill which is in demand on the job market. While taking this training does not guarantee that you will become employed as a contact tracer, the information and skills you learn in the course will provide you with skills necessary to be considered for employment.

Length (in hours): 16

Price in USD $299.00

This Contact Tracing Training course is a one-month online course to train people to get a job as a contact tracer.  

Some FAQs: 

Q. What will individuals be able to do after completing the training?

A. Successful completion will make the individual eligible for employment in a high-demand area. Preliminary reports suggest that 30 contact tracers per 100,000 residents are needed to help prevent further spread of COVID-19.

Q. Will this training be useful after the pandemic is under control?

A.  Yes. Contract tracers are always in demand. There is a need for this work whenever there are outbreaks of illness such as measles, smallpox, flu and other illnesses spread by person-to-person contact. The need is particularly high now due to COVID.

Q. How was the curriculum and training developed?

A.  The curriculum is aligned to specific training guidelines per the Center for Disease Control (CDC). The CDC guidelines are carefully monitored and adjustments are made to training as necessary when there are changes or updates in the CDC guidelines.

LINK TO REGISTER HERE:  Contact Tracer Certification Course Registration

Start Dates of Classes:

- Monday, January 4, 2021 to Friday, January 29, 2021

- Monday, February 1, 2021 to Friday, February 26, 2021

- Monday, March 1, 2021 to Friday, March 26, 2021

- Monday, April 5, 2021 to Friday, April 30, 2021

- Monday, May 3, 2021 to Friday, May 28, 2021

- Monday, June 7, 2021 to Friday, July 2, 2021

- Tuesday, July 6, 2021 to Friday, July 30, 2021

- Monday, August 2, 2021 to Friday, August 27, 2021

- Tuesday, September 7, 2021 to Friday, October 1, 2021

- Monday, October 4, 2021 to Friday, October 29, 2021

- Monday, November 1, 2021 to Friday, November 26, 2021

- Monday, December 6, 2021 to Friday, December 31, 2021 

LINK TO REGISTER HERE:  Contact Tracer Certification Course Registration

Accuplacer Testing

Free

with Shawn Cola

Calendar Current session started Feb 1, 2021

The Accuplacer test is a requirement for colleges in this area. Find out if you have what it takes to be placed into a credit bearing math or English class by taking this assessment. Be sure to note on your registration - math or English. Register to get the link for the livestream session.

College/Career Access

Free

with Shawn Cola

Calendar Current session started Feb 1, 2021

Have you been thinking about going to college or starting a career? Wondering how to start? We can help with exploration while increasing skills to make sure you succeed in your endeavors. Classes to strengthen math, reading, and writing skills, as well as life skills including time management, netiquette, collaboration skills, communication, creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, and making healthy choices with regard to goal setting, relationships and substance use - all critical for succeeding in college or a career; Assessment and development of technological skills and competencies needed for college-level academic work or the workplace; Customized advising on all aspects of preparing for college including researching colleges and programs of study aligned with your personal and career interests and goals, financial aid, scholarships, college visits, and application process. Register to get the link for the livestream session.

Comptia A+: Info Request

Free

with Marci Dionne

Calendar Current session started Feb 1, 2021
1 additional session on Apr 6, 2021

Interested in starting a career in IT? Find out what it takes to train to be an IT help desk professional. You may be eligible for free CompTIA A+ computer training and certifications, these are industry recognized and respected credentials. These certifications allow you to work at IT help desks. Register HERE to learn more.

CompTIA A+ will run April 6- June 10, days/times are: Monday - Study Session 5:00pm-6pm, Tuesday CompTIA A+ Instruction 5:30-8:30 and Thursday CompTIA A+ Instruction 5:30-8:30

Illustrator: 1-on-1 Training

$109

with Rob Underwood

Calendar Current session started Feb 1, 2021

Anyone can learn Illustrator! In this 1-on-1 session by Adobe Certified Expert Rob Underwood, you will learn the basics of Adobe‰ŰŞs 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. Learn, practice, and have your questions answered about Illustrator when you take this 4 hour, 1-on-1 workshop with Rob Underwood. Rob demonstrates by sharing his screen, directs you while watching your screen, and helps you get the skills you need to accomplish things on your own! You need to have at least the 30-day free trial of the application to participate.Register to get the link for the livestream session.

InDesign: 1-on-1 Training

$109

with Rob Underwood

Calendar Current session started Feb 1, 2021

InDesign is a powerful tool creating layouts for print. Adobe Certified Expert, Rob Underwood, shares the basics of Adobes premiere page layout application in this 1-on-1 session. Did you ever wonder how magazines, newspapers and books were built? This is your chance to learn how! 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 documents, work with type, master pages, styles, and export the final masterpiece to a PDF ready for publication! Learn, practice, and have your questions answered about Indesign when you take one of these 4 hour, 1-on-1 workshops with Rob Underwood. Rob demonstrates by sharing his screen, directs you while watching your screen, and helps you get the skills you need to accomplish things on your own! You need to have at least the 30-day free trial of the application to participate.Register to get the link for the livestream session.

Pass that test! (Aka: College Prep Math or College Prep English)

Free

with Shawn Cola

Calendar Current session started Feb 1, 2021

Need to pass the accuplacer to get into college? Or pass the   HiSET, ASVAB, or apprenticeship tests?  We help prepare you in math, reading, and writing to pass that test!  Contact the office to register at 207.363.7922 and schedule pre-testing. Rolling admission starting Oct 1.

MATH: Tuesdays, 5- 7 PM,  FREE            

READING/WRITING, Mon, 6 - 8 PM,  FREE

Photoshop 1: 1-on-1 Training

$109

with Rob Underwood

Calendar Current session started Feb 1, 2021

In this 1-on-1 workshop by Adobe Certified Expert Rob Underwood, you will learn the basics of Adobes 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 is 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. Learn, practice, and have your questions answered about Photoshop when you take this 4 hour, 1-on-1 workshops with Rob Underwood. Rob demonstrates by sharing his screen, directs you while watching your screen, and helps you get the skills you need to accomplish things on your own! You need to have at least the 30-day free trial of the application to participate. Register to get the link for the livestream session.





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