Spring Adult Education Classes Spring 2021
Professional and Workforce Development-Personal Enrichment-Recreation Safety Courses
To register please call 794-3004 ex. 211 or email email@example.com
Adult education class fees are due and payable on or before the class starting date. Refunds are available until the end of the second class. Refunds will be given if the course is cancelled/not offered. Students who have registered, paid the course fee, and then opt to drop the course after the end of the second class, will not be refunded. Students dismissed from a course following notice and a meeting to address the reason will not be given a refund.
Students wishing to attend EMCC classes held at Region III must register with KRHEC at 1-800-498-8200
Welding • Heartsaver CPR/First Aid
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers • Pyrography (wood burning)
Woodland Mapping with Avenza • ServSave Sanitation
Driving Dynamics • Adult Career Guidance
Quilting with Pre-cuts • The Traveling Paintbrushes
Instr: Scott Cornell
Date: Monday & Wednesdays, 8 wks. , 3/1 to 5/3, 5-8 p.m.
No prior welding experience is necessary for the 8-week, 2-nights per week SMAW course. This course is designed to allow students to progress at their own pace (self-paced). Students may choose to continue beyond learning the basics to prepare for AWS certification (priced separately). These welding career courses can help prepare you to enter the workforce as a structural welder. Students who have taken this course within the past 2 years will receive a $50 reduction in class fee and are not required to repeat the full safety portion of the class. Students who choose to prepare for the AWS certification testing will receive a $50 discount toward the test fee. Leather Safety-Toed Boots are required.
Instr: Chef Ammerman
Date: TBD, 4 wks., Time: 3-5:30 p.m.
Fee: $175.00 (Includes testing and textbooks)
Do you work at a restaurant, diner, convenience store, or school nutrition program in food service? Did you know that the State of Maine requires all food establishments to have at least one full-time Certified Food Protection Manager on staff? Perhaps you volunteer at your organization’s “Bean Suppers” and are concerned about proper food handling and safety. This 4-week ServSafe course provides that knowledge and a recognized certification. Call now to register, class will be scheduled as demand warrants.
Woodland Mapping with Avenza
Instr: Terri Coolong
Date: 4/26, 5:30-8:30 pm
This hands-on workshop will include classroom as well as field work with Avenza mapping program. Come have fun and learn what can be done with this technology using your smart phone and the Avenza app.
The Traveling Paintbrushes
Instr: Debby Delano
Date: 2/2, 3/2, 4/6, 5/4 5-8pm
Fee: $40.00 per Session (All materials included. Registration prior to class is required)
If you have always wanted to paint on canvas, come join us at our painting classes. Everyone goes home with a masterpiece. Have a fun evening of creating your masterpiece. Join one night or come to all. Planned paintings will be posted on our Facebook page and website.
Quilting with Pre-cuts
Instr: Peggy Murray
Date: 1/5-2/2, 2/9-3/16, 3/23-4/27, 5/4-6/8 (on-going) (5wks) 6-8pm
Do you like to sew and create quilts, or would you like to learn how? Join us for a weekly FUN evening of sewing and quilt making. Learn new tips and techniques while you build projects based largely on pre-cuts. Many like to use this as time set aside with no distractions so you force yourself to sit at your machine. Along with your machine, bring fabric, thread and scissors. The Power, Pressing Station, Cutting Station will be provided. This is an ongoing class, call or email to join anytime.
Instr: Roger Ryder
Date: 1/19—3/9, 5wks, 6-8pm
This class is a gathering of those who are interested in learning or expanding their skills in pyrography. This group offers the opportunity to work with an experienced artisan and others who enjoy the craft of wood burning. Find your vision for perfecting your art, and explore the possibilities of entrepreneurship using your artistry.
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
Instr: Rick Smart
Date: TBD , 5:30-8:30 pm
The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers 3-hour classroom course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, and use an AED. This course is for healthcare professionals, direct care workers, and other healthcare workers in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.
Instr: Rick Smart
Date: T/TH, TBD- (2 nights) 5:30-8:30 pm
The 6-Hour Heartsaver course is designed to provide the lay-person with the skills and knowledge to be able to perform CPR, render basic first aid when needed, and use the AED. Recognize when help is needed and feel confident that you know how to provide that help.
Adult Career Guidance
Instr: Hugh Porter
Date: By appointment,
Fee: no fee
Would you like some assistance in deciding what vocation you are best suited for? This course will focus on the special needs of adults in career exploration. An individual assessment of Career Aptitudes will be administered. The goal of the course will be to develop a career plan for each of the participants. Each student will meet one evening with the instructor for approximately four hours.
Instr: Timothy Peters
Date: 4/14 , 3-8 p.m.
Fee: $40.00 under 65, $25 age 65 and older
Maine’s Driving Dynamics Course offers all drivers the opportunity to improve their defensive driving abilities. This five-hour course will include discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine’s highways. Check with your insurance carrier as there may be discounts available in addition to the three-point credit on your driving record for those who complete this class. The State requires a minimum participation for this class so sign up early.
Special Note: Classes listed as TBD are open for registration. When the registration list is sufficient (minimum enrollment is satisfied), the class will be scheduled and you will be notified. Call to register EARLY.
When scheduled, classes will be on the designated weeknight.
If you would like to see a class offered here through our Adult Education or have an idea for a class that you think may be popular, please reach out to us with your requests and ideas, we may be able to help.