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Merrymeeting Adult Education

Workforce Training & Certificates

Bookkeeping Certificate


with Sharon DeFonteny

Calendar Jun 6, 2022 , runs for 12 weeks

How do you manage the finances of a business? Whether you are an entrepreneur, running a family business, or just looking to advance your career and add to your skill set, this Bookkeeping Certificate will provide you with the knowledge needed to measure and manage the financial health of your business. This program focuses on cash basis accounting.

No one will care more about the financial health of your business than you! It’s imperative that you understand how the process works and are able to complete the accounting cycle accurately and in a timely fashion. Even if you plan to outsource your bookkeeping needs, you should still understand how the process works. No one should be clueless when it comes to the finances of their business. The Bookkeeping Certificate courses must be taken in the below order (the classes build off each other), however, courses may be taken individually at a cost of $195 each. Please call the office to register for individual courses.

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Understanding Debits and Credits


with Sharon DeFonteny

Calendar Jun 6, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

In this course, you will learn about the accounting equation and the five categories involved in every business (Assets, Liabilities, Owner’s Equity, Revenue and Expenses). Every financial transaction falls into one or more of these categories. Learn how to create a chart of accounts that meet the needs of your business. You will learn how double entry bookkeeping works and the process of recording debits and credits. This course will show you how to identify, analyze and record transactions using journal entries under the cash basis accounting method.

Bus Driver On-the-Road Training


with Ray Dyer

If you have your bus driving permit, you can register with Merrymeeting Adult Education to complete the on-road driving requirement. The cost for this is $325, which includes the use of a bus and an instructor for 10 hours. This is an ongoing course. No Discounts.

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