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Excel 2019 – Basics & Intermediate – February 2024

with Teresa Johnson


February 6th to March 19th, 2024

$98 More Info

The official course material approved by Intuit & Microsoft is used in this live, instructor-led certification course using Windows 10 Desktop. Widely used in office settings, knowledge of Excel 2019 will enhance employment possibilities. New users will learn the basic setup and use of spreadsheets and Excel users may use it to refresh their skills. Included are editing and formatting of cells, basic use of formulas, as well as other tools. This course provides the MOS certification pathway (no expiration) for interested students, and students may elect to take the official exam when ready. Call the Adult Ed office for separate purchase details of the required eBook which accompanies this course. Please note: Students will need Excel 2019 installed on their home computers in order to practice at home. If you have not previously taken a QuickBooks course at MCST please be sure to complete the 2-part form at this link before the first class.

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SketchUp for Woodworking -March 2024

with Ralph Fink


March 25th to April 22nd, 2024

$88 More Info

Learn to use the free version of SketchUp 3D modeling software to create a computer model for a woodworking project. Starting with a finished bat house, students use reverse engineering methods to create a 3D model, review and inspect the model’s parts, components, fixtures, and the general carpentry space. Craft the design and drawings with the SketchUp Free version available at Learn to change and evaluate your designs, determine material needs, minimize waste, and create and update drawings.This class is open to all woodworking levels. Students must obtain an account with Trimble Software and access to web-based SketchUp Free, and review/complete the SketchUp Free tutorial video at: You will also need your own safety glasses, hearing protection, lightweight work gloves, pencils, white artists eraser, and closed toe shoes. A windows-based laptop and clickable mouse will be provided for in-class work.

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Document & File Management

with Teresa Johnson


May 1st, 2024

$22 More Info

This class is designed to aid you in saving, filing and retrieving your documents. This is recommended for all user levels, is needed for most office applications, and is not exclusive to the Google Drive. If necessary, this class can be presented via Zoom.

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AirBnB-Type Rental Part II

with Dee Peppe


April 23rd to May 7th, 2024

$72 More Info

This course is designed for those of you who have decided to take the plunge and try their hand at short-term rentals. Let’s get you up and running. Practical ‘how to’ information, along with individual student’s needs, will steer this course. We’ll go through the process of setting up everyone’s profile and account, as well as talk about the best way to take photos, get those uploaded and placed in the profile. We’ll take a close look at nightly rates based on each facility, amenities, location, and time of year. We’ll discuss insurance options and any other factors that should be considered.

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AirBnB Intro

with Dee Peppe


March 5th to 12th, 2024

$58 More Info

The short-term vacation rental community is growing worldwide and in Midcoast Maine. Are you wondering if your property has the potential for some extra income? This will be general information to help you decide if short-term renting is the right fit for you, your family, and your home. Discussion specifics will be generated by your questions, and the ins-and-outs revealed by an 8-year veteran of short-term vacation rental success. Considerations for discussion include lodging taxes, local permits, navigating the website, security and expectations.

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Blueprint Reading Fundamentals

with Nora Wilson


March 12th to April 11th, 2024

$225 More Info

This is an introductory class; no previous experience required. Emphasis will be placed on The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Standards. Content learned will be applied to multiple disciplines and according to industry standards. Focus will be placed on mechanical multiview drawings, sectional and auxiliary views, linetypes, dimensioning, symbols, title blocks, and an overview of architectural drawing types. Each class will be structured with 2.0 hours of instruction and 1.0 hour of guided practice. Practice sheets will be sent home to practice learning.