Overview of Services

Maine’s community colleges offer training programs known for their talented faculty, state-of-the-art equipment, and hands-on expertise.

We’ve made it our business to help employers build and support a highly-skilled workforce. Here’s how:

All seven of Maine’s community colleges offer customized training for business and industry—in both the hard trades and soft skills. Employers can choose from existing courses and workshops, or training programs can be tailored to meet a company’s specific needs.

The Maine Quality Centers program offers special training grants for businesses that are expanding, need new skills, or are looking to locate in Maine.

Globally Harmonized System training — A 23-minute training video for those working with hazardous chemicals. The MCCS has partnered with the Maine Department of Labor to provide both employees and employers with information about new federal standards for working with hazardous chemicals.

MEMIC Center for Workplace Safety — The MEMIC Center offers customized training to improve workplace safety and help lower workers compensation costs for Maine employers.

Center for Career Development — The MCCS Center for Career Development conducts industry workforce analyses and develops curriculum for business and industry, government, and education.

Maine is IT! — Funded by a $13 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Maine is IT! is enabling all seven community colleges to add new programs, certificates, courses, and short-term training to address the growing need for skilled IT workers across many Maine industries.