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Certified Group Exercise & Personal Trainer
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Certified Group Exercise & Personal Trainer

$1,500

with Amy Catlin

This program is designed to teach you everything you need to know to enter the health and fitness field as a group fitness instructor and/or personal trainer. Our trainers are highly recognized in this field, with more than 20 years experience, and will provide you hands-on training to pass the national tests through AFAA. The program is all-inclusive. You may choose to complete both group fitness and personal training, or take one or the other. Lectures are once a week for 10 or 20 weeks.

Certified Nursing Assistant
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Certified Nursing Assistant

$975

with Margo Kovach, RN

Calendar May 21, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 13 weeks

Would you like to become a Certified Nursing Assistant? This State approved 180-hour course consists of classroom time, lab practice and clinical work. Time is spent on the aspects of caring for patients and residents, diseases and disease processes, and anatomy and physiology. Clinical hours allow the student to practice what was learned in the classroom with actual hands-on experience. Summer 2018 classes are held four evening per week from 6-9:30 pm for 13 weeks; Fall 2018 classes are held two nights per week from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm for 19 weeks. Clinical hours are from 4:00 pm to 9:30 pm, and there are two Saturday sessions from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. The Certified Nursing Assistant State Competency Test is administered upon completion of the course. Download the application from www.merrymeeting.org and return it to the adult education office. NO DISCOUNTS.

Certified Nursing Assistant
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Certified Nursing Assistant

$975

with Margo Kovach, RN

Calendar Oct 2, 2018 at 4 pm, runs for 19 weeks

Would you like to become a Certified Nursing Assistant? This State approved 180-hour course consists of classroom time, lab practice and clinical work. Time is spent on the aspects of caring for patients and residents, diseases and disease processes, and anatomy and physiology. Clinical hours allow the student to practice what was learned in the classroom with actual hands-on experience. Summer 2018 classes are held four evening per week from 6-9:30 pm for 13 weeks; Fall 2018 classes are held two nights per week from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm for 19 weeks. Clinical hours are from 4:00 pm to 9:30 pm, and there are two Saturday sessions from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. The Certified Nursing Assistant State Competency Test is administered upon completion of the course. Download the application from www.merrymeeting.org and return it to the adult education office. NO DISCOUNTS.

Class B Commercial Drivers License and School Bus Driver
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Class B Commercial Drivers License and School Bus Driver

$285

with Ray Dyer

Step 1: Get and complete a Commercial Driver License Application Form @ http://www.maine.gov/sos/bmv/forms/MVE-64T.pdf or at any Local Depatrment of Motor Vehicles.Step 2: Obtain a State of Maine, Criminal History/Background Check (CHRC) and fingerprinting.

Applications and instructions can be found at the following:www.maine.gov/doe/cert/fingerprinting/approval-insturctions.html

fingerprinting appointment scheduling and instructions can be found at www.identogo.com

This process could take several weeks so complete it early in the process!!

Step 3: Get a DOT physical exam. Completed by a medical examiner registered with U.S. DOT FMCASA National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. A list is available at http://nationalregistry.fmcsa.dot.gov/NRPublicUI/home.seam

Occupational Health Associates, 442-8625, in Topsham is available for DOT physicalsWhen contacting a provider state that you are a new school bus driver applicant and will be a “self-pay”.

Step 4: Send in your application, a copy of your CHRC approval card and a copy of your DOT physical form with a fee of $35, $70 after Jan. 1, 2018, for Class B and $10 ($20 after Jan. 1) for school bus and $10 ($20 after Jan. 1) for passenger endorsements to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles

Bureau of Motor VehiclesState House Station #29Augusta, Maine 04333It may take up to 6-8 weeks to receive your exam date. ALL documents must be submitted together or the applcatio9n will be rejected and returned.

Step 5: Study the Maine Commercial Manual Driver License Handbook, sections 1,2,3,4,5,10,11,12 and 13. Questions on the exam come directly from this handbook. Do not do your own research online or use online testing for CDL exams as they may not be written for Maine.

Step 6: When you get your permit DO NOT send road test card to the State. That will be done once you have completed the course.

Step 7: Call Merrymeeting Adult Ed, 729-7323, they will contact the instructor to contact you

Step 8: Once contacted pay Merrymeeting the fee of $285 for the driver training course

Once you have attended the first lesson you will NOT be eligible for a refund.

If class is not completed in five months you will need to re-enroll and pay the fee once again.

Clinical Medical Assistant
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Clinical Medical Assistant

$3,000

with Amy Catlin

Calendar Feb 27, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 16 weeks

All-inclusive 16-week certification course: Medical Assistants are responsible for a variety of medical office tasks from administrative to technical and scientific duties and must have quality human relations skills. Some of the job duties include cleaning and dressing wounds, taking blood samples, administering medications, taking vitals, preparing a patient for EKGs, obtaining a patient’s history, and assisting physicians during examinations. Our program provides virtual reality style classroom work as well as traditional style teaching for a blended learning experience. Practicals are performed during the program to ensure that the student has proper techniques and will be ready to pass the National Certification. Upon completion of the program, you will sit for your CCMA (Clinical Certified Medical Assistant) national certification exams through NHA. Call 721-0714 to register

Commercial Driving License(CDL)Class B: Dump Truck or Bus
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Commercial Driving License(CDL)Class B: Dump Truck or Bus

$1,900

with Nancy Frost

This class prepares you to meet Maine DMV requirements and gives you the hands-on skills that employers demand. The course consists of 42 hrs of classroom instruction to prepare you for the CDL license process, including written and skills exam. The 30 hours of one-on-one range instruction will prepare you for the road test. In addition to the cost of the course, a $35 permit fee, payable to the Secretary of State, is due by the second class. Additional endorsements of Bus, Tank and Hazmat are $10 each. For the bus driving endorsement you must be over 21, have a clean driving record and get a physical exam at your own expense.  Classes meet on the following dates and times:  Tues. 1/9, 1/16 (5:45-9 pm), Thurs. 1/4, 1/11, 1/18, 1/25 (5:45-9 pm), Sat.  1/6, 1/13, 1/20, 1/27 (8-2:30 pm).  Driving time arranged individually with Instructor.  Location: PDC, 75 North Road, Readfield.

Dental Assistant
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Dental Assistant

$2,400

with Amy Catlin

Calendar Feb 26, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

The price of the course includes all books, exam preparation materials and fees for the DANB RHS® certificate program. Upon passing the DANB RHS®, you will receive a certificate of knowledge based on competency for that component from DANB. Payment plans available. CDA, RHS are registered trademarks of the Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB). This course is not reviewed or endorsed by DANB. Call 721-0714 to Register

Get to know YOU! Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Workshop:
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Get to know YOU! Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Workshop:

Free

with Shelley Taylor

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a widely used personality assessment designed to help individuals identify their personality type.  Workshop attendees will gain a better understanding of their learning, communication and social interactions styles, while also discovering the role of personality type in career planning and satisfaction.  Shelley Taylor, Student Services Coordinator at the University College in Brunswick, has over 10 years experience leading MBTI workshops in the Midcoast area.  To register for this course or for more information, please contact Paul Elisha at 729-7323 or email at elishap@link75.org





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