Creating Your Future: Careers in Trades and Technology

  • Program Area: Build your Career
  • Date: November 13, 2013
  • Days of the week: Wednesday, Friday
  • Time of day: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Region: Central
  • Location: First session will meet at Lawrence Adult Education
  • Address: 4 School Street, Fairfield ME, 04937 - Map

Class Description

This online career planning class provides a venue to explore career and training opportunities in the growing field of trade-based occupations. We will focus on Kennebec Valley Community College’s (KVCC) trades programs, which include training on the latest renewable energy technologies such as solar, biomass, and geothermal. These programs will help students prepare for high wage, in-demand careers.

KVCC trade programs include:

–Energy Services



–Precision Manufacturing

–Applied Electronics/Computer Technology

–Pulp & Paper

Join the class to examine your work interests and experience, identify your transferable skills, and explore your earning potential. Learn about projected growth industries and education and training needed to build your career. Create your own education and career plan. Women and Veterans are encouraged to attend.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1204933 to Kennebec Valley Community College. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. 

Registration/More Info

Class will meet on Wednesday & Friday mornings. No classes during Thanksgiving week. The first session will be held at Lawrence Adult Education in Fairfield. Other sessions will be held at KVCC and at work sites, to be announced.

For more information, please contact Jean Dempster at 621-3434 or email dempster@maine.edu

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