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Calendar Next session starts Mar 16, 2021 at 9 am

Landscape Garden Maintenance Spring Enjoy learning on-site at Long Hill, an outstanding Country Garden estate in Beverly, managed by the Trustees of Reservations. A hands-on opportunity to participate in spring landscaping and garden maintenance with a field professional/supervisor.

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Calendar Next available session starts Mar 16, 2021 at 5:30 pm
Community Healthworker- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Community Health Workers (CHW's) play a key role in ensuring the health and well-being of multi-cultural residents in a variety of community based settings such as homes, schools, clinics, shelters, local businesses, and community centers. Learn the various components and functions of community health work including outreach methods and strategies, individual and community assessment, effective communication, cultural responsiveness and mediation, education to promote healthy behavior change, care coordination and system navigation, use of public health concepts and approaches, advocacy and community capacity building, documentation along with professional skills and conduct. The Community Health Worker (CHW) training program has been developed to align with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health's recommended ten core competencies to prepare you for an entry-level positions in community health. Textbook required: ISBN#9781119060819




Calendar Next available session starts Mar 16, 2021 at 6 pm
Novel Bootcamp: Part 1- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Join author and former Bantam Doubleday Dell editor, Anthony Gangi, who will guide you through the steps of getting from beginning to end of that ever elusive first draft. With a bulk of the writing being done outside class time, this intensive course will guide you through the process of writing a novel with a full draft completed by the end of the eight week cycle. Particular attention will be paid to structure, characterization, and dialogue. Daily support will be provided by the instructor and fellow students.
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Calendar Next session starts Mar 16, 2021 at 6 pm

Phlebotomy:Hybrid The phlebotomist is a vital member of the clinical laboratory team, whose main function is to obtain patient's blood specimens by venipuncture and micro-collection for testing purposes. Phlebotomists are employed throughout the healthcare system including in hospitals, neighborhood health centers, medical group practices, HMO's, public health facilities, veteran hospitals, insurance carriers, and in other healthcare settings. The demand for phlebotomy technicians has increased substantially with the overall complexity of healthcare services and the risks of infectious disease. Current healthcare industry experts predict a 15% increase in phlebotomy jobs by 2024. Learn to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis, become familiar with all aspects of blood collection, and the skills needed to perform venipunctures safely. Topics in this course include medical terminology, related anatomy and physiology, blood collection procedures, and procedures for collection of other types of specimens within the scope of practice of the phlebotomist. After completing this program, learners will have the opportunity to take the leading national/industry-recognized certification exam(s) essential to entry-level employment in this fast-growing field: National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT). Optional lab time is available. Learners who successfully complete this program are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience. Note: Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility. Cost includes the required textbook. Exam not included in the cost of the program. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED. It is strongly recommended that students take the Accuplacer Placement Exam for advising purposes. For testing information or to schedule exam please visit:  *Lab and clinical portion of the program is subject to change depending on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic.




Calendar Next available session starts Mar 17, 2021 at 9 am
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Bookkeeping and Accounting: Part 1- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE An introduction to bookkeeping and accounting covering the accounting cycle. Analyze and record transactions using debits, credits, and T accounts, along with posting in the journal and the ledger. Prepare trial balance, create adjustments, and produce financial statements. Calculator and ruler are required. Textbook required: Please visit to order books.Students must activate their My Northshore account prior to first class. Prerequisite: Excel Level 1 or equivalent experience.




Calendar Next available session starts Mar 17, 2021 at 6 pm
PowerPoint for the Workplace : Level 1 Workshop-REMOTE LEARNING COURSE FREE MICROSOFT OFFICE SOFTue, WedARE AVAILABLE WITH REGISTRATION! Create professional looking overheads, slides, signs and on-screen presentations. Explore creating, viewing, editing and formatting through the use of fonts, color, clipart, and drawing tools. Review bar graphs, pie graphs and organization charts. Flash drive required. Must have some experience with Windows and the keyboard. Students must activate their My Northshore account prior to first class. Students must activate their My Northshore account and download Microsoft SofTue, Wedare prior to first class.




Calendar Next available session starts Mar 18, 2021 at 6 pm

Adobe Lightroom: Post Production-REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Establish an efficient and effective workflow with Adobe Lightroom, the most popular photo management program for photographers. Topics will include the Lightroom Classic interface, catalog creation, interface customization and preference settings, importing files, viewing options, naming and moving files/folders, flagging/rating/categorizing, key wording, creating collections, cropping, applying global adjustments, exporting files and file/catalog backup/archiving. From these basics you will extend your abilities in Lightroom to include advanced global editing skills, applying local adjustments, portrait retouching, using smart previews, tethered shooting, creating slideshows, building photo albums, printing and publishing photos and using the map module. This virtual class will meet live using the Zoom platform which requires a computer with microphone, camera and internet access. Subscription to Adobe Photography Plan ($9.99/month- not required until after the first class)




Calendar Next available session starts Mar 19, 2021 at 9 am

Recovery Coach Training: Part II- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Recovery Coach Academy fulfills 30 of the 60 educational hours required to become a Massachusetts Certified Addiction Recovery Coach. Designed to provide those seeking to work as Recovery Coaches with a thorough overview of addiction science, the various substances of misuse and their effects, and how addiction impacts mental health, physical health, and overall wellness. Stages of change related to recovery are examined, along with Motivational Interviewing, an evidence-based intervention used to promote recovery goal attainment. The course utilizes case studies and experiential exercises that will strengthen the students' cultural awareness and responsiveness to differences. A great deal of time is spent examining the accepted ethical standards for coaches-how best to navigate boundaries and 'stay in the lane' of a Recovery Coach. There are no prerequisites for attending this class; all are welcome. Training participants will receive knowledge and resources designed to help people heal from addiction, whether they are just entering recovery or looking to deepen and sustain their recovery. Course materials are included in the cost of the class.

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