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Healthcare Career Exploration Track
with Shawn Cola
The healthcare industry is one of the fastest growing industries in Maine and is expected to generate the largest number of jobs in Maine between 2016 and 2026. Would you like to explore a career in healthcare/healthcare administration? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to diferent types of healthcare services in a variety of settings.
General College/Career Exploration Track
with Shawn Cola
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.
Comptia A+ Academy
with Marty Schofield
Ever talk to that helpful person on a chat line? Wonder what it takes to be a computer technician? Learn how to troubleshoot and problem solve core service and support challenges, basic IT infrastructure and networking, and baseline security skills for IT support professionals. Network with local employers and job shadow in IT companies. Successful completion of this 180 hour course earns two industry certifications: IC3 and CompTIA A+.
FREE to TechHire qualified enrollees. Register here for more information.
Thinking About a Trip to Walt Disney World
with Kelly Monroe
Make the most of your trip when you meet Kelly Monroe from ‘In the Magic Travel’ and learn about resorts, park tickets, theme parks, and dining. Kelly is an experienced travel agent specializing in all things Disney!
Exploring Careers in Eldercare
with Kathryn Desrosiers
Are you wondering if the medical field is right for you? Could a career in the world of eldercare be just the right ft? Do you know the difference between PSS, CNA, or CRMA? Come join Kathryn as she describes the different duties and certifications, rewards and difficulties, and the career ladder in eldercare. Kathryn is passionate about serving the aging with grace and dignity and wants to share that with the community.
First Aid CPR AED for Adult/Child/Infant
with Elle Zuckerman
American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed in order to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrive.
BHP: Behavioral Health Professional Certification
with Daniel Sheehan
Are you a parent, grandparent, or caregiver of a child with special needs? Want to understand and use the tools that teachers and support staff use successfully? This blended online and in-person course teaches individuals how to provide support to children (4 - 21 years of age) with intellectual/developmental delays, autism, or major mental health diagnosis in their home and community. (Note: This class meets the state requirements for certification as a Behavioral Health Profession for job placement, if certification is desired. CPR/First Aid is needed in conjunction with this course for certification. CPR cost is NOT included in the cost of this course.) Online portion and CPR must be completed before the Face-To-Face portion of the class. Online class session starts: Mar 17 Face-to-face class Fri., 8am-4pm, Cost: $159 Apr 17.
CNA:Certified Nursing Assistant
with Delcia Allain
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 with Durgin Pines and the class is FREE or pay for your course options ($1200). Call (207)363-7922 to schedule the required pre-assessment, orientation and interview.
Spring Session: Assessment and orientation Mar 25 and 26 Interviews Apr 3 and 10 Class May 4 - July
Fall Session: Assessment and orientation Sept 9 and 10 Interviews Sept 18 and 25 Class Oct - Dec