No-cost, short-term training available now

Make sure your skills match up with what employers want – sign up for one of our many workforce training programs!

MCCS offers a range of free online training programs that are directly tied to skills and jobs currently in demand in Maine.

See the list of current offerings.

Many courses can be started online at any time, are self-paced, and typically take between 5 and 12 months to complete. Most allow you to earn industry-recognized credentials that signal to employers that you have the skills they need.

More training programs offered at each college!

There are additional low- or no-cost short-term workforce training programs available at each college, from professional development to courses such as commercial driver’s license, medical assisting, manufacturing technician training and more: CMCC, EMCC, KVCC, NMCC, SMCC, WCCC, and YCCC

New programs available !

Thanks to a generous grant from the Harold Alfond Foundation, Maine’s community colleges are offering free training in the following areas:

  • Phlebotomy
  • Industrial electrical repair
  • Facility maintenance technician
  • Software development
  • Heavy equipment operator

More information is available here or by contacting Michelle Bladen.

If you complete an Alfond training program, you’re eligible for a scholarship that pays for two for-credit courses at a Maine community college! More information about these scholarships and how training graduates can use them is available here.

Are you an employer looking to set up a training program for new or current employees?

We can help design and deliver training programs at your workplace or at one of our facilities.

For more information, click here, or contact Chief Workforce Development Officer Dan Belyea, or a training coordinator at one of our colleges.