Schedule of Current Programs

See COVID-19 policies here

Current Offerings

3D Printing Series

Basic EMT

BLS Healthcare Provider CPR

BPI Building Analyst Certification Course

EPA 608 Refrigerant Certificate

Google Career Certificates (FREE)

Heat Pump Installer Training

High Pressure Boiler

Welding

Click a course above for more information or call 207-453-5083 to register over the phone.

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*COVID-19 Policy & Protocols*

All students attending physical courses at any MCCS campus or off-site location will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to course start. Any courses held at private businesses or online are exempt from this policy. As of December 2021, booster shots are also required for those who are eligible. More policy information can be seen here: https://www.mccs.me.edu/covid-19/vaccine-protocol/

BLS Healthcare Provider CPR

July 8, Friday, 8:00am – 1:00pm, Fairfield
August 12, Friday, 8:00am – 1:00pm, Fairfield
Fee: $75
REGISTER FOR COURSES HERE!

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.

 


BPI Building Analyst Certification Course

Multiple start dates throughout 2022
FMI Contact: George – gcallas@buildgreenmaine.org
Designed to prepare industry professionals for careers in energy auditing, building diagnosis and inspection, air sealing & insulation installation, and high performance construction, Build Green Maine’s BPI (Building Performance Institute) Certification course covers everything a candidate needs to know and demonstrate in order to successfully obtain BPI certification. The curriculum addresses all the Testable Knowledge Items listed for the BPI Building Analyst and Envelope Professional certifications. Both certifications require passing both an online and a field test, and this course fully prepares a candidate to challenge and pass each or both of them.


Heat Pump Installer Training

Live on Alfond Campus
August 22 – 26
Meets Monday-Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Fee: $995 
This 40-hour course meets Efficiency Maine Heat Pump Installer Training requirements needed to qualify for rebates, financing, and sales leads. Using both classroom and hands-on lab instruction, it covers how to professionally install heat pump indoor units, outdoor units, and line sets. Students will get hands-on experience installing these state-of-the-art HVAC systems that are revolutionizing heating and cooling. Students successfully completing this course and KVCC’s separately offered EPA Section 608 Refrigerant Handling Course will qualify to work for the hundreds of Maine contractors installing tens of thousands of heat pumps each year. KVCC is an Efficiency Maine Registered Trainer for Heat Pump Installer 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 27
8:00am – 2:00pm
Fee: $195
The course includes reading/preparation material, a live review session, and cost of the exam. The EPA 608 certification exam prepares technicians for the following four certifications: Type I: Repair of small appliances, Type II: High pressure refrigerants (i.e. Mini Split Heat Pumps), and Type III: Low pressure appliances (chillers), or Universal. It is not intended to by formal refrigeration training. Technicians who take this course should be familiar with the vapor-compression refrigeration cycle and common service equipment and procedures.

Basic EMT Course

August 20 – November 26
Wednesdays 5:00pm – 9:00pm at Fairfield Campus
Labs on 4 Saturdays in Fairfield
Fee: $1,300
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.

Google Career Certificates

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Get free access to earn a Career Certificate from Google. These trainings are presented entirely online and can help you advance in your current field or gain a new skill altogether.

The available Certificates are:

Project Management

Digital Marketing & E-Commerce

IT Support

UX Design

Data Analytics

IT Automation with Python


3D Printing Series

Online*
July 9 – July 30
Fee: $1200 (Funding available, info below)
Includes: 3D Printer, Apple iPad & Apple Pencil
*This course is delivered online, through a flexible model. There are no specific scheduled meetings, but the instructor is available via Zoom for individualized support.

 

3D Printing Hardware
Week 1

In this course you will learn how to set up, operate, and troubleshoot your 3D printer. At the beginning of class, you will open the box of your new 3D printer and within 30 minutes you will be printing your first model. This course looks to maximizing your experience with the 3D printer that you will take home with you at the end of the first workshop. This course is equivalent to 1 CEU.

3D Printing Software
Week 2

Want to create your own models for 3D printing? This course will teach you the basics of designing with 3D printing in mind. Methods will include parametric design, sculpting, and scanning. We will survey a variety of free design programs, including Forger, Meshmixer, Tinkercad, and Shapr3D. This course is equivalent to 1 CEU.

Advanced 3D Printing
Week 3

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.

Funding Available through the Harold Alfond Center for the Advancement of Maine’s Workforce
Organizations must join the Maine Workforce Development Compact to be eligible for funds
Apply here: https://bit.ly/JoinTheCompact


Welding I, II or Aluminum

Live on Fairfield Campus
September 20 – October 20
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 6:00pm-9:00pm
Fee: $950 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.


High Pressure Boiler

Fee: TBD
Online Course via Zoom
September 1 – December 15

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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.

 

 

 

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