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A to Z Grant Writing ONLINE
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A to Z Grant Writing ONLINE

$115

with _ed2go _ed2go

Calendar runs for 52 weeks

A to Z Grant Writing ONLINE 

A to Z Grant Writing is an invigorating and informative course that will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter the exciting field of grant writing!  You'll learn how to raise needed funds by discovering how and where to look for potential funders who are a good match for your organization.  You'll also learn how to network and develop true partnerships with a variety of funders, how to organize a successful grant-writing campaign, and how to put together a complete proposal package. 

This course speaks mainly to nonprofit organizations, schools, religious institutions, and municipalities seeking grants from foundation, corporate, government, and individual donors.  It's also an excellent primer for individuals wishing to become grant-writing consultants or community grant-writing volunteers. 

Many of this course's elements also easily translate to the for-profit field and to individual artists, and material specifically designed for businesses and individuals is included.  No matter who you are or what level of experience you have, you'll find the A to Z of writing and submitting successful proposals here!

 To register, go to: http://www.ed2go.com/pvaec/online-courses/grant-writing-a-to-z?tab=detail

 

Choose your start date:

1/18/2017

2/15/2017

3/15/2017

4/12/2017

5/17/2017

6/14/2017

7/12/2017

8/16/2017

 

Accounting Fundamentals Certificate
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Accounting Fundamentals Certificate

$460

with ed2go

Accounting Fundamentals

Accounting Fundamentals II

Beginning EXCEL or QUICKBOOKS

Intermediate EXCEL or QUICKBOOKS

Each individual online course consists of 12 sessions, delivered twice a week. Each course starts once a month. Register for courses at www.ed2go.com/pvaec.

Once you have completed all the required courses, contact Hilda Roberts (hroberts@pvaec.org) for your certificate. 

Administrative Assistant Fundamentals ONLINE
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Administrative Assistant Fundamentals ONLINE

$115

with _ed2go _ed2go

Calendar runs for 52 weeks

Rapid growth in the health, legal services, data processing, management, public relations, and other industries have created many new job opportunities for administrative assistants. This course will help you discover and master the essentials of managerial and staff support, information and records management, communications technology, travel and meeting coordination, space planning, and office ergonomics. You'll become an indispensable member of your team by identifying opportunities and implementing solutions to turn your office into a high productivity machine.This course and its follow up (Administrative Assistant Applications)may help you prepare for the internationally-recognized Certified Administrative Professional® (CAP®) exam offered by the International Association of Administrative Professionals® (IAAP®).Note: This course is not affiliated with, nor has it been endorsed by, the International Association of Administrative Professionals® (IAAP®).

To register, go to: http://www.ed2go.com/pvaec/online-courses/administrative-assistant-fundamentals?tab=detail

 

Choose your start date:

1/18/2017

2/15/2017

3/15/2017

4/12/2017

5/17/2017

6/14/2017

7/12/2017

8/16/2017

Certified Dental Assistant
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Certified Dental Assistant

$3,000

with ACADEMY OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONS

Calendar runs for 9 weeks

Become a Dental Assistant (ICE and RHS certified), 10-15 week National Certificate program in one of the most high-demand careers. This program is designed to teach all aspects of dental assisting and provide you the skills you need to work in this field and pass the boards exams. This program is taught by a Certified Dental Assistant which includes an opportunity for internships, and includes all books and certifications. Payment plans available. 

To register call 1-866-516-8274, or go to:  http://www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com/dentalassistant.asp

 

Certified Nursing Assistant Spring 2019
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Certified Nursing Assistant Spring 2019

$1,150

with Sue Duplisea

Calendar Jul 8, 2019

Our CNA Start Date has been pushed back to Monday, July 8, 2019. It's not too early to sign up though, to lock in your seat in the class. Space is limited.

Class will run on Monday and Wednesday evenings with some clinicals being held on Saturdays and Sundays.

CNAs are caregivers who provide patients assistance with activities of daily living and basic needs. They also help patients feel safe and comfortable throughout their hospital stay. These direct caregivers spend most of their time assisting patients and listening to their concerns. The State of Maine approved CNA course includes classroom work, skills labs, and clinical experience. This is an Integrated Education Training (IET) course which means that a certain number of hours will be spent on improving key health care soft skills: job searching, mock interviews, communication, customer focus, medical math, technology, and more. Candidates must present either a high school diploma, or HiSET/GED. Enrollment is limited to 10. The admission process includes enrollment into our Career Readiness Program, a criminal background check, placement testing, and a series of meetings with PVAEC staff. A non-refundable application fee of $50 is required. The cost of the class is $1,150, which includes tuition, textbook, background check, and state exam.

Payment plans and financial assistance may be available to those who qualify. For more information, or to enroll in this program, please contact PVAEC Academic Advisor, Eve Salley at 564-5884.

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Computer Lab with Leah
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Computer Lab with Leah

$5

with Leah Gomes

Calendar Jan 1, 2019

Have questions about your new laptop or device? Want to learn how to organize files and photos? Has social media got the best of you? Are you overwhelmed by the world of online job applications? Don't even know where to begin???

Schedule a 1/2 hour appointment with our Technology Instructor, Leah Gomes. Contact Leah to discuss your questions and what device(s) you are using, and she will schedule an appointment with you. Appointments are required. Schedule yours by calling Leah at 207-564-5883, email LGomes@pvaec.org, or find her on Facebook. 

Appointments are required. Contact Leah to register. Appointments are generally scheduled on Mondays in Dover-Foxcroft. 

Customer Service Training: RiseUp and the National Retail Foundation

Free

with Retail Association of Maine

Calendar Apr 22, 2019 at 6 pm

A curriculum aligned with industry skills and standards for the Customer Service and Sales Associate.

The Customer Service and Sales program will teach sales and service associates skills ranging from assessing and meeting customers' needs to merchandising.  While the program is a retail industry based program, it is unique in that its skills are transferable to any industry that values customer interaction. Successful participants will finish this course with a foundational understanding of customer service and sales concepts that can be applied to any institution. 

Included with the successful completion of this course you will have the opportunity to earn a nationally recognized credential.

This course is brought to you and facilitated by the Retali Association of Maine. For this course only, registration and course material costs will be covered by the Retail Association of Maine as part of a unique grant program. 

Course Delivery: Classroom Only

Exam Delivery: Online Only

Eligibility Requirements: 15 years of age, or at least 10th grade

Course materials will be ordered and delivered to you at the first class.

Explore a Career in Medical Writing ONLINE
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Explore a Career in Medical Writing ONLINE

$115

with _ed2go _ed2go

Calendar runs for 52 weeks

Take your first step toward a lucrative and rewarding career as a medical writer; no specialized or advanced degrees required! In this course, you'll learn about the different types of medical writing that you can do, how to break into and succeed in this industry, and how to write effectively on medical topics, whether you're writing for healthcare providers, patients, or regulatory organizations like the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

 

We'll examine the various types of writing that you can do, from producing technical pieces like abstracts and regulatory documentation to writing breezier items like medical news stories and patient education materials. You'll gain insights about what goes into putting together a solid and compelling article, regardless of what you're writing about or who you're writing for. Along the way, we'll review how to consider your audience and construct an outline that addresses your audience's informational needs. You'll also learn how to keep your writing free of medical jargon and common grammatical errors, while ensuring the scientific integrity of your work.

 

Throughout the lessons, you'll discover lots of invaluable tools and technologies that can make your life as a medical writer easier. We'll examine informational resources, productivity tools, marketing resources, devices, and software, and we'll review how to use them optimally to achieve your goals. You'll also discover numerous tips and tricks that can help set you apart from others in the field and enable you to keep your career momentum going. And of course, you'll master key medical and statistical terms that you'll need to know.

 

The knowledge you'll gain in this course will give you the foundation and confidence you need to work for almost anyone as a medical writer, whether your goal is to find permanent employment with a company or to work as a freelancer from the comfort of your own home.

 

To register, go to: http://www.ed2go.com/pvaec/online-courses/explore-career-in-medical-writing?tab=detail

 

Choose your start date:

1/18/2017

2/15/2017

3/15/2017

4/12/2017

5/17/2017

6/14/2017

7/12/2017

8/16/2017

 





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