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Augusta Adult and Community Education



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ACADEMIC AND CAREER ADVISING
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ACADEMIC AND CAREER ADVISING

Free

with Rebecca Corcoran

Calendar Oct 17, 2018 at 2:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks
This course will prepare students for post secondary education and the workplace. It covers interest inventories, learning styles, and personality preferences, self-evaluations of work abilities and skill toward career pathways. Recognizing and overcoming barriers to college and the workplace will be discussed as well as development of appropriate attitudes, time management, organizational skills, conflict resolution, and work ethics. College placement testing, college tours, navigating a college campus or career site, interviewing skills and applications for college and work will be covered, along with resumes, and doing on-line applications. We will address the soft skills one needs to get and keep a job or stay in school.

BLS/AED FOR THE HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

$45

with Ken Martin

Calendar Nov 7, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers classroom course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. This course is for healthcare professionals, direct care workers, day care providers, and those who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. The course is also for community members that are ready, willing and able to offer a hand during a crisis. Material fee of $25 to be paid to instructor.

CERTIFIED GROUP EXERCISE & PERSONAL TRAINER
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CERTIFIED GROUP EXERCISE & PERSONAL TRAINER

$3,000

with Academy of Medical Professions

Calendar runs for 20 weeks

Looking for a new career? Interested in changing lives of those around you? How about a part-time career or to get paid to work out? 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. $1,500 or $3,000 for both. All materials included in fee including National Certification Exams. TO REGISTER OR PAYMENT PLANS CALL The Academy of Medical Professions. 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com

CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT
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CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT

$3,000

with Academy of Medical Professions

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

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 . $3000 includes national certification, 6 practice exams, online study guide materials, books, resume assistance, and all other associated fees. Externships may be available in your area. Payment plans are available.

COOPERATIVE PARENTING AND DIVORCE
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COOPERATIVE PARENTING AND DIVORCE

Free

with Emily Buckhalter

Calendar Oct 16, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This 8-week program gives divorcing or separating parents the power to make positive changes that shield their children from parental conflict and guides them into establishing a long-term relationship with the child's other parent. Using video, PowerPoint, discussion, and text to address all learning styles, this evidence-based course offers in-depth information on communication strategies, cooperation techniques, child brain development, and much more.

CROCHETING FOR BEGINNERS

$35

with Hoa Pham

Calendar Oct 16, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Whether you've never held a skein of yarn before or you learned to crochet years ago and need a refresher, this class is for you! Students will learn about tools and basic crochet stitches including chains and single crochet! Please bring one skein of worsted medium-weight yarn (such as the Red Heart brand), a size G (7) crochet hook, a yarn needle, and scissors to the first class.

CROCHETING FOR BEGINNERS

$35

with Hoa Pham

Calendar Oct 17, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Whether you've never held a skein of yarn before or you learned to crochet years ago and need a refresher, this class is for you! Students will learn about tools and basic crochet stitches including chains and single crochet! Please bring one skein of worsted medium-weight yarn (such as the Red Heart brand), a size G (7) crochet hook, a yarn needle, and scissors to the first class.

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY I

$40

with Leah Haraden

Calendar Oct 17, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Whether you've just purchased your first digital camera or you are an aspiring pro photographer, this course will give you the skills and inspiration to take your work to a new level. You will become more confident handling your camera and choosing settings that will help to produce the quality of images you desire. The course will include a combination of lectures, demos, handouts, slideshows, videos, and as much hands-on practice as possible. Hopefully, the weather will cooperate and allow some time to go out on the school grounds. There will be optional weekly assignments. Students should bring their camera with charged battery, at least one lens, a tripod, and extra memory cards to each class.

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