Get Training That Leads to Employment

SMCC offers short-term workforce training to those who are looking to gain job skills that lead to employment. These programs are often grant-funded (no cost to trainees). Browse our offerings below and check back often as new offerings are added frequently.

Programs for those affected by COVID-19

Professional Education Online

SMCC is providing 500 FREE Professional Education Online licenses (grant-funded) to qualified applicants. These online courses give you the opportunity to advance your career on your own schedule. Access over 5,000 noncredit online courses and certifications in areas like business, customer service, data and analytics, desktop publishing, digital skills, finance, HR and legal, IT, marketing and digital skills, and more! To learn more, download our Professional Education Online flyer.

Additional Workforce Training Programs

Construction Institute

The Construction Institute provides easy access short-term training in five core construction skills. Start your career now or apply these courses toward a college degree. Whatever your plan is, we will help you get there! Courses include Building Concepts & Leveling, Construction Print Reading, Construction Safety, Tool Safety, Resume Writing, Framing Methods and Interview Skills. To learn more, download our Construction Institute flyer.

Manufacturing Technician Training

In partnership with General Dynamics – Bath Iron Works
Get training in blueprint reading, technical math, hand & power tool operation and safety, operation of air tools, oxy cutting, tack welding, basic layout, lifting & material handling, drilling, fastening and more. General Dynamics Bath Iron Works will conduct job interviews with qualified applicants upon successful completion of the program. To learn more download our Manufacturing Technician Training flyer.

Welding Training

In partnership with General Dynamics – Bath Iron Works
Topics covered include out of out of position T welds, groove welds, vertical welds, stick and flux core, oxy cutting, plasma cutting, nondestructive and destructive testing and more! General Dynamics Bath Iron Works will conduct job interviews with qualified applicants upon successful completion of the program. To learn more download our Welding Training flyer.

Medical Assistant Apprentice Opportunity

In partnership with Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) and Maine Medical Partners (MMP)
This all-expense paid, accelerated program will provide you with paid, on the job training and mastery of MA skills learned in the classroom. Participants will work part-time in a physician practice while attending class at SMCC, perform their externship hours, and prepare to take their CMA or RMA exam upon completion of the program. To learn more download our Medical Assistance Apprentice Opportunity flyer.