Schedule

Professional Development Courses for Spring/Summer 2019

 

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Healthcare

BLS Healthcare Provider CPR

Fairfield Campus: April 27

Augusta Campus:  April 12, May 10

Fee: $65

This 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.

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Trades

Ductless Mini Split Heat Pump

May 20 - 24, 2019
Fee: $995.00
This class is eligible for payment using the GI Bill®, call 453.5121 to make an appointment.
 
This 40-hour course will 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).
 

45 Hour Course Code

May 20 - May 24, 2019
Fee: $399
 
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 up-date required as the NEC code changes.
 

EPA 608 Refrigerant Certification

June 1, 2019
Fee: $195
 
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), and 2) Type 1 (repair and service of small appliances using refrigerant). 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.
 

Welding I, II or III

June 4, - July 3, 2019
Fee: $650
This class is eligible for payment using the GI Bill®, call 453.5121 to make an appointment.
 
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.
 

 

Enrichment

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Other

ADVANCED PARALEGAL CERTIFICATE 

May 6 - June 21, 2019
Online
Fee: $2,100
 
Completing both the Core Requirements and the Advanced Requirements of the Paralegal Certificate Program provides comprehensive training and skills that should enable graduates to work in the quickly-growing paralegal profession. Prerequisite: Successful completion of the Paralegal Certificate Course
 

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

May 6 - June 21, 2019
Online
Fee: $729
 
This intensive course is designed to train and qualify students to develop or participate in conflict mediation processes, and takes the mystery out of settlement processes and focuses on reaching reasonable solutions.
 

EMPLOYMENT LAW CERTIFICATE 

May 6 - June 21, 2019
Online
Fee: $729
 
Employment law is a branch of contract law that deals with relationships between employers and employees. Topics to be included are master and servant, wages and hours, anti-discrimination in employment and minimum wages and maximum hours, as well as regulation of working conditions.
 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW FOR ENGINEERS 

May 6 - June 21, 2019
Online
Fee: $729
 
The class will deal with patent applications, research and prosecution; the law of infringement, and computer applications of software (protected by copyright) and hardware (by patents). We will also state what other concepts are patented, as well as machines, processes, mixtures, manufacturing, compositions of materials and methods of doing business and research. 
 

LAW SCHOOL PREPARATION 

May 6 - June 21, 2019
Online
Fee: $300
 
You’ve probably heard the horror stories about that grueling first year of law school. The best way to avoid the pitfalls of the first set of courses is to prepare yourself for the unique way you’ll need to study in law school. And this course is designed to give you the tools you need to be ready for the first year of law school and beyond.
 

LEGAL INVESTIGATION CERTIFICATE 

May 6 - June 21, 2019
Online
Fee: $729
 
At the end of the course, students will be qualified to assist attorneys, paralegals, insurance companies and private businesses, as well as state and federal government agencies, in the process of civil and criminal investigation. Students will also be taught how to create a freelance investigation business.
 

LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANT TRAINING 

May 6 - June 21, 2019
Online
Fee: $895
 
This exciting program prepares medical professionals for a career in the legal field as legal nurse consultants. Building on your medical education and possible clinical experience, this course provides the RN and PA with fundamental skills necessary to advise law firms, health care providers, insurance companies, and governmental agencies regarding medically related issues and to appear in court as expert witnesses. 
 

LEGAL SECRETARY CERTIFICATE 

May 6 - June 21, 2019
Online
Fee: $729
 
This program is designed for both beginning and experienced secretaries who are interested in improving their skills and working more efficiently within the law office. Students will study legal terminology and process; jurisdiction and venue; ethics; written communications; filing procedures, billing and accounting; time and records management; commonly used word and data processing programs; legal research; memoranda preparation, and citation format.
 

PARALEGAL CERTIFICATE 

March 11- April 26, 2019
Online
Fee: $1,395
 
The Paralegal Certificate Course is available in a variety of formats to suit your schedule and is offered through colleges and universities nationwide. Successful graduates will receive a professional certificate from the college or university of their choice.
 

PERSONAL INJURY FOR PARALEGALS 

March 11- April 26, 2019
Online
Fee: $729
 
Class discussions and lesson material will include the different kinds of personal injury claims including (but not limited to): car accidents, slip and falls, medical negligence/malpractice, manufacturer product defects, and class-action lawsuits. Discover the basic categories of damages recovery, statutes of limitations, and schemes for liability.
 

SOFTWARE ESSENTIALS FOR THE LAW OFFICE 

May 6 - June 21, 2019
Online
Fee: $729
 
Hands on exercises will prepare students to work with popular programs such as MS PowerPoint, AbacusLaw, CaseMap, Clio, DiscoverFY, HotDocs, Tabs3, TimeMap, and TrialDirector, as well as understand the common functions and purposes of similar programs.
 

VICTIM ADVOCACY CERTIFICATE 

May 6 - June 21, 2019
Online
Fee: $729
 
Participants will be prepared to work in victim advocacy arenas, such as domestic violence shelters, crisis centers, and crisis hotlines, and with state and county governments assisting crime victims in progressing through the criminal justice system and toward successful recovery. (NOVA approved)
 
 

 

Refund/Cancellation Policy: To receive a full refund a student must cancel/drop their enrollment/registration more than 72 business hours before the start of the course. After 72 hours before the course start a partial refund of 50% the course fee will be refunded. After the start of the course no refund will be given. If a course Is cancelled by Kennebec Valley Community College for any reason, the course fee will be refunded. Payment plans are available for eligible courses. CEU's apply for eligible courses.

 

Support Services: The Northern Kennebec Valley CareerCenter is available to assist eligible students that are in need of tuition assistance or other support services during this training program.  For more information, or to determine eligibility, please call 207-474-4950 or visit us at 23 Stanley Road, Averill Building, KVCC Alfond Campus, Hinckley, Maine.

 

Smoking on CampusKVCC is a smoke free campus.  Smoking is not permitted in your car while on KVCC grounds or anywhere on the campus, you will need to go off campus to smoke.

 

Incliment Weather PolicyIn the event of inclement weather, please check KVCC’s cancellation webpage for storm closings or call our weather alert line at 453.5899 for class status.  Cancellations and delays are also announced on the following local radio and television stations:

Clear Channel Radio: WTOS 105.1/ WABK 104.3/ WKCG 101.3/ WCME 96.7/ The Peak 102.5&103.3

92 Moose

Channel 5 (WABI) Bangor

Channel 6 (WCSH) Portland

Cancellations and delay notifications begin at 6 a.m. or by 2 p.m. for evening classes.  Please note if the college is closed, that applies to all professional development programming as well, including online classes.

 
 
 

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