Schedule of Current Programs
Summer & Fall 2021
BLS Healthcare Provider CPR
This course is for students entering any of the several healthcare professions (EMT, Nursing, CNA, Residential Care, etc.). The course covers one and two person adult CPR, child and infant CPR, obstructed airway maneuvers for the conscious and unconscious adult, child and infant, barrier devices and disease transmission and prevention, introduction to the Automated External Defibrillator (AED), legal and ethical considerations, and special resuscitation situations. Students who have been certified in the past, and have let their certification lapse by more than 30 days will need to take this full class.
Welding D1.5 Bridge
In partnership with Reed & Reed, Inc.
Live on Fairfield Campus
Fee: Free for eligible applicants
Trainees who complete the welding course successfully will have a better
Heat Pump Installer Training FULL – NEXT COURSE JANUARY 2022
Live on Alfond Campus
August 23-27, 2021
Meets Monday-Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm
This 40-hour course follows the Efficiency Maine approved curriculum to provide professionals with the basics of refrigerant cycle theory and explain how the cycle produces heating and cooling. Other topics covered in the course will be: basic electrical theory, control theory, mechanical operation of system components, and safe work practices involved in the installation of these units. Students will experience a hands-on lab component involving the installation and troubleshooting of these state-of-the-art mini-split heat pump systems. (EPA 608 required for heat pump installers). KVCC is an Efficiency Maine approved provider of Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pump Training. Students will need to come to class prepared with tools from the tool list linked above.
EPA 608 Refrigerant Certificate (Self-Study)
Live on Fairfield Campus
August 28, 2021
8:00am – 2:00pm
The EPA 608 Refrigerant Certification for Small Appliances (Self Study) course at KVCC is designed to prepare technicians for the EPA 608 certification exam: 1) Core Certification (general knowledge of refrigerants), 2) Type 1 (repair and service of small appliances using refrigerant), Type 2 (high pressure refrigerant i.e. Ductless Mini Split Heat Pumps, and/or Type 3 (Universal License) It is not intended to be formal refrigeration training course. Technicians who take this course should be familiar with basic vapor – compression refrigeration cycle and common service equipment and procedures.
Basic EMT Course
Fall Hybrid Course with Labs in Fairfield, Augusta or Rockland
Meets via zoom on Mondays 6:00pm – 7:00pm | BLS CPR Skills on August 14 on Fairfield Campus
Live labs with Schedule below:
August 14 – December 16, 2021
Rockland & Fairfield Schedule Lab Schedule- The following Thursdays 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Course content addresses the management of airway and respiratory problems, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, techniques of oxygen therapy, bleeding control and treatment for shock, soft tissue injuries and fracture care, principles of spinal immobilization, fundamentals of triage and transportation of the sick and injured, and treatment modalities for a range of medical, obstetrical, pediatric, environmental and behavioral emergencies. This course offers an introduction to patient assessment skills and includes training in the use of Automated External Defibrillators as required for licensure at the EMT level in the State of Maine. This course is a prerequisite to entry into the advanced levels of EMS education.
National Electrical Code 15hr Update
July 12 – September 10
October 4 – December 3
8:00am – 2:00pm
If you are working in the Electrical field and are looking for the current code update, this course is for you. This course meets the requirements for the state of Maine code update required as the NEC code changes. In this online version of the course students will have 60 days from the start date to complete the NEC update material.
Students will need to purchase the following books for this online course:
Required ISBN – 978-1-4559-2297-0 Codebook for 2020
Suggested ISBN – 978-1-890659-84-4 Analysis of Changes NEC 2020
Advanced 3D Printing
Live on Fairfield Campus
August 13 & August 20, 2021
8:00am – 1:00pm
Fee: $150 for workshop only, $525 for workshop with IPad & Apple Pencil| 1 CEU’s
This course will cover advanced techniques in 3D printing and design. Topics will include printing on fabric, use of specialty filaments (color changing, flexible, wood fiber, glow in the dark), and finishing techniques. In addition to the software used in Design for 3D Printing you will be introduced to additional free design programs, including Fusion360 and OpenSCAD. This course is equivalent to 1 CEU.
Welding I, II or III
Live on Fairfield Campus
September 21 – October 21
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 6:00pm-9:00pm
Fee: $699 per course
Welding I will introduce students to the basics of welding. This foundation course will focus on safety and principles of welding. Students will use the SMAW welding process (stick welding) and will learn to make minor repairs and start your own projects.
Welding II is more advanced and will build on the SMAW welding process and also learn FCAW and cutting with Oxy-Acetylene torches. Successful students will be ready to take one AWS Certification Test at the EMCC Test Center.
Welding III is the most advanced level of welding training. You will continue to build skills learned in welding I and II and will introduce the tig process, opportunities of push/pull aluminum and potential of specialized training at the request of the student. Successful students will be ready for additional AWS Certification Tests.
High Pressure Boiler
September 2 – December 13, 2021
Meets Thursdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
This is a 45-hour course which provides participants with the knowledge and techniques to operate a boiler steam generating plant in a safe and efficient manner. Basics of boiler design and control are emphasized as well as the importance of feed water treatment. Topics include day-to-day operations, steam turbine control, power generation, and environmental control parameters to meet emission requirements. The safe handling and combustion of natural gas, fuel oil, coal and wood fuel is covered. This course will also place emphasis on code requirements. The course offers a practical approach to power plant operation and is designed to prepare the student for the Maine licensing exam. This course will give the student 450 hours towards the 900 hours need to sit for the Maine Licensing Exam. An additional 450 hours in the field is required in order to sit for this exam. This class will also be beneficial for individuals preparing for their 4th or 3rd class engineers license.
Sustainable Landscaping & Garden Management
Hybrid Training with Live Training Labs at Native Gardens of Blue Hill (NGBH) Campus
September 11 – November 13, 2021
Fee: Free Training Generously Funded by the Maine Quality Centers
Skilled landscape and garden workers are in high demand. This certificate program offered in partnership with Native Gardens of Blue Hill (NGBH) will prepare participants for employment with nursery and landscaping businesses and introduce trainees to industry employers seeking new hires. The training will address topics such as work readiness, garden maintenance and planning, choosing the right plant, and understanding soil and water, with a focus on land stewardship. Hands-on labs will occur at the NGBH site. Upon completion, participants will also be equipped to pursue work independently as gardeners. Training is for Maine residents 18 and older with a High School diploma or equivalency and who are unemployed, underemployed, or have been displaced as a result of COVID-19.
Forensic Phlebotomy for Qualified Law Enforcement Officers
The Maine Forensic Phlebotomy Program is a State of Maine, Bureau of Highway Safety approved training designed to assist qualified law enforcement officers in the procedures of venipuncture for investigative purposes. Law enforcement officers will learn the ethical and legal aspects of phlebotomy, anatomy and physiology and safety precautions. Satisfactory completion of 80 successful blood draws will be required in a clinical setting. Potential Clinical sites available include sites in Augusta, Bangor and Waterville. To qualify for Acceptance into the Forensic Phlebotomy Program Officers must meet the following requirements: :
Note that letter of support, completed registration and completed immunization form MUST be submitted before payment is accepted and you are registered into the Forensic Phlebotomy program. Lab results and prior immunizations are NOT accepted as substitutes for the immunization form; applicants must return a completed immunization form signed off by a healthcare provided with either a recent two step TB skin test or T-Spot (within a year of clinical start).
Completed materials can be sent to Melissa Mitchell at firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 207-453-5108