Automotive Tech - Introduction 2.17
with Tom Vannah
This 10 week course will give you a basic understanding of your automobile as well as provide a launching pad to careers or further study at a community college level. We will cover the following topics, aligned to ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) standards: Foundation and Safety, Basic Engine and Auto Transmission Fundamentals/Service, Steering System and Suspension, and Brakes. By completion of class, the student will have a solid understanding of lubrication, fluids, tires, vehicle maintenance, and how systems work. Safety is covered in the first two sessions and students will be assigned safety modules to study at home.
This is not a bring-in-your-own-vehicle repair class; applied learning will occur in the shop on a demo vehicle. Protective eye wear and steel-toed footwear required.
CDL Class A Tractor Trailer May
with Maury Prentiss
This is a 150-hour ten week Class A tractor trailer program that trains you to be a professional driver in an industry facing critical shortages. This class meets three nights a week, Monday-Wednesday, 5:30 to 8:30 and Sundays, 9 am to 4 pm. After completion of the group classroom instruction, the student is scheduled for 2-3 hours of laboratory, range, and behind-the-wheel training for the duration of the course. Completed applications are due by April 13. Call 596-7752 (option 3) for an application.Individuals must have experience driving a standard shift vehicle, have a valid Maine driver’s license and be 18 years of age or older.
CDL Class A Upgrade May
with Maury Prentiss
This course is designed for experienced Class B drivers operating commercial vehicles with an unsynchronized transmission who wish to receive the 150-hour completion certificate required by OTR (Over the Road) carriers. Tuition includes permit fee, instructional materials, classroom, range and road training, and three attempts to pass the road test. Additional training time or road test attempts are the responsibility of the student. This class meets three nights a week, Monday-Wednesday, 5:30 to 8:30 and Sundays, 9 am to 4 pm. Application required. For current Class B holders only.
CDL Class B Truck May
with Maury Prentiss
This 72 hour course includes classroom, range, and behind-the-wheel training. Tuition also includes permit fees, instructional materials, road training, and three attempts to pass the road test. This 8-10 week course consists of 3 weeks of classroom training followed by shorter 2-3 hour driving appointments. This class meets three nights a week, Monday-Wednesday, 5:30 to 8:30 and Sundays, 9 am to 4 pm. Application required. Individuals must have experience driving a standard shift vehicle, have a valid Maine driver’s license and be 18 years of age or older.
Certified Residential Medication Assistant
with Terry Colligan
Upon completion of this 40-hour CRMA course and successful completion of a clinical component, students will be certified to administer oral medications to residents in state-licensed assisted living facilities. This certification is valid for two years. Contact us for an application.
with Lee Fox
with Anne Perschon
Learn how to bring those abandoned caned chairs back into good use! Lessons will cover pressed, splint, fiber rush and shaker type caning. Bring your needy chair to the first class. Materials will cost approx. $25 per chair and can be purchased through the instructor. A list of home tools will be supplied upon registration, or borrow/buy caning tools from the instructor.
A chair that qualifies as worthy to recane.
with Aimee Campbell
Students enrolled in this Certificate program complete 200 hours of classroom, laboratory, and clinical experience, which meet all state licensing requirements. Upon successful completion of the course and passage of the State Competency Exam, the student will be eligible to enter the healthcare field as a Certified Nursing Assistant under the direction of a licensed nurse. Call 596-7752 opt.3 for an application. Class size is limited so applying early is advised.
High school diploma or equivalent.