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Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education



Business & Skills Training

AirBnB - Basics

$45

with Dee Peppe

Calendar Feb 28, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The short-term vacation rental community is growing worldwide and in mid-coast Maine. Are you wondering if your property has the potential for some extra income? Come and explore the possibilities that are available to you. This general information session will help you decide if short-term renting is the right fit for you, your family, and your home. Discussion specifics will be generated by your questions, and the ins-and-outs revealed by a two-year veteran of short-term vacation rental success. Considerations for discussion; lodging taxes, local permits, navigating the websites, security, and expectations. After the class has generated some clarity for you and you decide to jump on this journey, there will be another multi-day course offered mid-winter to help you actually get things up and running.

AirBnB Part II

$55

with Dee Peppe

Calendar Mar 21, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This course is designed for those who have decided to take the plunge and try their hand at short-term rentals. Let’s get you up and running. Practical 'how to' information, along with individual student’s needs, will steer this course. We’ll go through the process of setting up everyone’s profile and account, as well as talk about the best way to take photos, get those uploaded and placed in the profile. We’ll take a close look at nightly rates based on each facility, amenities, location, and time of year. We’ll discuss insurance options and any other factors that should be considered.

American Red Cross-1st Aid/CPR with Pediatric Apr.

$95

with Judy Emch

Calendar Apr 27, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Participants will learn to recognize and provide care for persons of all ages who have experienced a sudden illness or injury until Emergency Medical Services arrive and take over. Following current Emergency Cardiac Care guidelines, students will learn to recognize a heart attack and what do in this situation, including providing CPR and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Students will also learn to recognize stroke, breathing emergencies, and how to treat burns. Additional skills include caring for choking adults, children and infants, and controlling bleeding, as well as checking responsive persons. Certificate and reference card included. Presented by Maine Safety Education

 

American Red Cross-1st Aid/CPR with Pediatric March

$95

with Judy Emch

Calendar Mar 16, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Participants will learn to recognize and provide care for persons of all ages who have experienced a sudden illness or injury until Emergency Medical Services arrive and take over. Following current Emergency Cardiac Care guidelines, students will learn to recognize a heart attack and what do in this situation, including providing CPR and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Students will also learn to recognize stroke, breathing emergencies, and how to treat burns. Additional skills include caring for choking adults, children and infants, and controlling bleeding, as well as checking responsive persons. Certificate and reference card included. Presented by Maine Safety Education

 

AutoCAD Basics

$95

with Cindy Cygan

Calendar Feb 5, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

The basics of AutoCAD will be covered thru step-by-step instruction, and will progress in difficulty, to offer the student a solid foundation in using AutoCAD. Emphasis will be placed on basic shape creation, layers, line-types, text formatting, dimensions, and printing. An understanding of basic drafting skills would be beneficial, but not necessary. Tips and tricks of construction, gained thru 25+ years of AutoCAD experience, will be offered throughout the 8 weeks of class.

Automotive Technology

$145

with Tom Vannah

Calendar Mar 5, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

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.

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 1 payments of $70.00, paid every four weeks

Build a Collaborative Environment at Work or at Home

$45

with Mariah Klapatch

Calendar May 21, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This course covers recognizing defenses in self, employing collaborative tools applicable to any environment. Build success for all involved through active listening skills, empathy, increased self-awareness, and effective communication.  Learn how to reduce defensiveness and increase positive collaboration.

Certiport® Exam Test Center Winter/Spring
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Certiport® Exam Test Center Winter/Spring

$40

with Lee Fox

Calendar Feb 4, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 14 weeks

MCST Adult Education is an official Certiport® Exam Test Center, proctoring exams for individuals with current and relevant digital skills to obtain credentials for the competitive global workforce. Certification exams include the official Microsoft Office program, the Microsoft Technology Associate program, the Adobe® Certified Associate program, the Adobe® Certified Expert program, the Autodesk® Certified User program, the Intuit® QuickBooks Certified User program and the IC3 Digital Literacy Certification. The proctor fee must be paid at the time of testing here.

Please call 596-7752 option 3 with questions and to schedule a testing appointment. Certiport® testers must purchase an exam voucher online http://www.certiport.com/PORTAL/desktopdefault.aspx?tabid=672&roleid=101





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