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!

Additional Workforce Training Programs

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Computer Training

Are you interested in learning software development skills to enhance your career or start a new one? If so, this course could be for you. Upon successful completion, students will be prepared to take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam. Classes run Monday and Wednesday from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. from March 29 – June 9. For more information, download the Amazon Web Service Training flyer.

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.

Customer Service Consultant Online Training Course

In partnership with Wayfair
Are you interested in learning professional skills to begin a career in customer service? If so, SMCC’s Customer Service Consultant Online Training Course could be for you. Learn Google Suite technical skills, IT troubleshooting, time management & organization skills, interviewing best practices and more. Interviews will be held soon after completion and hiring will start in the spring. To learn more, download our Customer Service Consultant Online Training Course 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.

Marine Design Training

In Partnership with General Dynamics – Bath Iron Works
This grant-funded training program will provide you with the skills you need to become a Marine Designer. Learn how to perform marine design activities, resolve design-related problems, develop ship alteration drawings, electronically draft installation and fabrication drawings, extract computer-aided manufacturing data and more. To learn more, download our Marine Design 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.

NorDx Phlebotomy School

In partnership with Maine Health/NorDx
Learn to be a Phlebotomist in just 6 weeks, while you get paid full-time. This course is designed to provide students with the clinical knowledge and competency to become a highly skilled Phlebotomist and the opportunity to earn while you learn. Students who successfully complete the course will be hired in a Phlebotomy position at one of NorDx’s various sites. To learn more download our NorDx Phlebotomy School 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.

Yamaha Outboard Motor Repair Training

January 12 – April 15, 2021 – Full Funding Available
Get classroom learning and concentrated hands-on training on multiple Yamaha outboard motors ranging from F20-F200. Training topics include engine nomenclature, maintenance charts & descriptions of services, Yamalube™ lubricants & additives, oil & filter service, water pump service, decarbonizing, valve train maintenance, vapor separator tank service, fuel filter replacement, anodes, timing belts and more. To learn more, download our Yamaha Outboard Motor Repair Training flyer or contact us.