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Tech Hire- CompTIA A+ Academy

Free
Calendar Current session started Mar 2, 2021 at 5 pm

Free Tech Hire- CompTIA A+ Academy

Knowledge and skill development in digital literacy and IT support: including hardware and software, troubleshooting, operating systems, and communication and procedure. Participants earn two industry certifications: IC3® & CompTIA® A+. You will be prepared for employment as a computer user support specialist/help desk technician.

To qualify for the FREE program, you must be:

A resident of Maine

Ages 17-29

Not enrolled in High School

Unemployed or underemployed

Authorized to work in the U.S.

 

Classes are online with live instructors March 2, 2021- June 3, 2021, Tuesday and Thursday 5:00pm-8:00pm and Wednesday 5:00pm-6:00pm. Contact us to complete the required orientation and assessments before the class.

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Career Workshop

Free
Calendar Next available session starts May 3, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Staff from Human Resources, Workforce Development at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard will guide you through the USA Jobs website, discuss apprenticeship programs, and address the fundamentals of a federal resume. Please bring your resume if you would like individual feedback. Class will meet at Kittery Adult Education, with an option to attend virtually.

 

Monday, May 3, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Course Fee: Free

Behavior Health Professional Certification Training

$25

FREE Behavior Health Professional Certification Training

Our community is looking for individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life. Children’s Behavioral Health Services are vital to Maine’s children with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health Disorders and their families. And the need in our area is great!

As an integral part of the child’s treatment team, a Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential. We are excited to connect our community to this wonderful FREE ONLINE training program.

The online training will equip you to help children who are receiving Behavior Health services. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies. The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace. You will complete 12 online modules then 3 4-hour live sessions, including the new ethics and boundaries training. 

Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online blood borne pathogen training and virtual First Aid & CPR training if you do not already possess those certifications. The entire training requirements will take about 45 hours. Any individual who will be 18 years of age or older upon completion of course may register.

Linda Greer, the Director of Marshwood and Kittery Adult Education will advise and support students on their training journey. Linda has expertise in the BHP field.

Rise Up Retail Credential

Free

Rise Up Retail Credential

These 3 retail certifications designed by the National Retail Federation are offered in a blended learning format using an online platform as well as local adult education instructors and retail professionals. You can take one certification class or all three. If you are or become an adult education student there are options to assist with or cover the course fees.

 

Retail Industry Fundamentals Credential

Gain workplace readiness and customer service skills that are transferable within any industry.

Learning objectives include understanding the retail cycle, learning customer service, sales and operations basics, developing simple math skills, being professional, and exploring careers.

 

Customer Service & Sales

This credential solidifies excellent customer service and prepares learners to shine in the workplace. Participants develop problem-solving skills that help them meet customer needs, become valuable workplace teammates, and achieve career goals.

 

Business of Retail: Operations & Profit 

Learners will understand the positive impact that retail has on the global economy and be better prepared to run a retail business. Using an engaging curriculum with realistic business scenarios students will gain knowledge of marketing, merchandising, and calculating profit.  Participants develop a growth mindset to set and achieve career goals.

 

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