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Accounting and Bookkeeping Basics Nov.
with Dorothy Prescott
Business owners and managers find this course valuable for clarifying basic accounting methods and providing tips for reliable business record keeping. Every business is challenged with cash flows, managing payables and receivables, and establishing controls to safeguard money and assets.
AirBnB - Short-term Vacation Rental Basics
with Dee Peppe
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.
American Red Cross-1st Aid/CPR with Pediatric Nov.
with Judy Emch
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-All Ages Oct.
with Judy Emch
Participants will learn to recognize and provide care for those 12 and over 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 to 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 a choking adult and controlling bleeding, as well as checking a responsive person. Two year certificate and reference card included. Presented by Maine Safety Education
Automotive Technology Oct.
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.
Build a Collaborative Environment at Work or at Home
with Mariah Klapatch
This course covers recognizing defenses in self, employing collaborative tools applicable to any environment (such as active listening skills, empathy, creating and fulfilling the collaborative intention). Students will participate in roll playing and offer scenarios where collaboration skills create a Win/Win.
Certified Residential Medication Assistant (CRMA) Jan.
with Patricia LaVallee
This 40 hour CRMA course includes classroom, with clinical available after successful completion of classroom. All students must complete clinical, either with our instructor or arranged through your facility. Successful students will be certified to administer oral medications to residents in state-licensed assisted living facilities. Certification is valid for two years. Clinical component is an additional $125 cost if done with the MCST instructor. Please call 596-7752 option 3 for an application.
High school diploma or equivalent
Certiport® Exam Test Center Fall
with Lee Fox
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