LEWISTON — Registration is open for all fall courses at Lewiston Adult Education. Courses will be available in academic subjects for high school diploma or college prerequisite credit, training will be offered in trades, business skills and computer technology, and just-for-fun enrichment workshops will be available on arts, crafts, culinary delights and health and wellness topics.

Also this fall, Lewiston Adult Education is announcing a new intensive training program for those interested in entering a career in hospitality. The program, “Introduction to Hospitality Careers,” offers participants up-to-date and hands-on training relevant to entry-level hospitality jobs, such as kitchen support, wait and service staff, and front desk and reservationist positions. Participants will also learn about the in-demand customer service skills sought by employers.

Job skills training will also be available in trades, including automotive repair, culinary arts, CNA, small engine and power equipment repair, welding and woodworking.

Training and skill-building will also be available in numerous computer applications at a variety of levels, from the introductory-level “Absolute Beginner Computers” and “Computer Literacy,” to more advanced computer topics such as “QuickBooks,” “MS Excel,” “Video Game Programming” and “Web Design.”

Courses for high school diploma completion and college prerequisites will also be available, including algebra, applied algebra, chemistry, U.S. history and writing workshop. Candidates for academic classes must meet with Elayne Bean (795-4141) prior to registration.

GED prep and testing is also continuously offered at the Adult Learning Center. To inquire about earning a GED, call 784-2928, ext. 2.

The College Transition Program and Transition to College and Careers: Health Care Edition program will be available to the community free this fall. The programs offer support and skill-refreshing to adults interested in attending college for the first time. Candidates for either program should visit the Adult Education office at 156 East Ave. for an application.

Dozens of personal enrichment classes will be offered throughout the fall season, including some new courses and workshops such as “American Military History,” “Beginning Drawing,” “Bulb Basics,” “Dried Harvest Arrangement,” “Local and Seasonal Desserts” and “Practical Family Nutrition.”

For more information and the full course listing, visit www.lewistonadulted.org or call 795-4141.


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