Healthcare Training For ME

Training Resources

The following provides a snapshot of upcoming healthcare training offerings from our partners and other providers in Maine. This list is not fully comprehensive and will be updated periodically. If you are the provider of a qualified training that leads to an industry-recognized credential or certification not included on this site, please reach out to healthcaretrainingforme@maine.gov. If you need any assistance accessing funding for yourself or your employees, please submit a training request.

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Free Trainings

The following health care trainings are offered for free, with some eligibility restrictions. For information on eligibility and how to enroll, please visit the program website. Programs marked * are free for current staff members of the provider facility.

Start Date Provider Name Location Course Title Type of Learning Contact
9/14/2022 Alternative Services-Northeast* Lewiston Mental Health Support Specialist In Person E-mail
1/31/2022 SAD 1 Presque Isle Adult Education Presque Isle Medical Assistant Training In Person Website
See Website SAD 1 Presque Isle Adult Education Presque Isle Certified Nursing Assistant In Person Website
See Website 5 Towns CSD Adult Education Rockport Certified Nursing Assistant Apprenticeship - Call for details In Person Website
See Website Healthy Acadia Northern Maine Recovery Coach Hybrid Website
See Website Maine DHHS Office of Behavioral Health Statewide Certified Intentional Peer Supprt Hybrid Website
See Website Portland Recovery Communtiy Center Southern Maine Recovery Coach Online Website
Open Enrollment Washington County Community College Calais Patient Services Representative - Level 1 Online Website
Open Enrollment Woodfords Family Services* Woodfords Behavioral Health Professional Online or Hybrid Website
11/1/2022 RSU 09 Franklin County Adult Education Farmington 2022 Fall CNA Certified Medical Technician (CNA-MED Tech) Hybrid Website
11/14/2022 RSU 09 Franklin County Adult Education Farmington 2022-2023 CNA Hybrid Website
10/3/2022 Merrymeeting Adult Education Topsham Certified Nursing Assistant - Fall 22 / 23 In Person Website
1/6/2023 Mid-Coast School of Technology - Region 8 Rockland Certified Residential Medication Assistant (CRMA) January In Person Website
10/8/2022 Bonny Eagle Adult Education Buxton Clinical Medical Assistant Program Hybrid Website
11/1/2022 Merrymeeting Adult Education Topsham CNA-M Fall 22 / 23 In Person Website
9/1/2022 RSU 29/MSAD 70 Adult Education Houlton FREE CNA PLUS Personal Support Specialist and BLS/CPR/AED/First Aid Certifications held at Region Two (Houlton) or remote Hybrid Website
1/3/2023 RSU 29/MSAD 70 Adult Education Houlton FREE CNA PLUS Personal Support Specialist and BLS/CPR/AED/First Aid Certifications held at Region Two (Houlton) or remote Hybrid Website
9/20/2022 Central Maine Community College Auburn Intro to Phlebotomy Techniques In Person Website
11/7/202 Eastern Maine Community College Bangor Phlebotomy In Person Website
10/3/2022 Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield Phlebotomy Hybrid Website
10/3/2022 Central Maine Community College Auburn CNA  In Person Website
9/1/2022 Southern Maine Community College South Portland Medical Assistant In Person PDF
9/1/2022 Southern Maine Community College Portland Surgical Technologist In Person PDF
9/26/2022 York County Community College York Dental Assisting In Person Website
9/19/2022 York County Community College York Pharmacy Technician In Person Website

 

Earn While You Learn

Do you want to earn a credential while earning a paycheck? The following employer-sponsored training programs are open to candidates ready to start their healthcare career today.  Apply directly on the employer website listed. If you are a healthcare employer, and would like your programs listed, please send an email to healthcaretrainingforme@maine.gov.

Start Date Provider Name Location Course Title Facility Type Contact
Open Enrollment Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education Rockland Certified Nursing Assistant Long Term Care/Health System Website
Open Enrollment Vicarage by the Sea Harpswell Certified Residential Medication Aide Elder and Dementia Care Website
Open Enrollment Vicarage by the Sea Harpswell Certified Dementia Care Provider Elder and Dementia Care Website
Open Enrollment Maine Health/Maine Medical Center Multiple Certified Nurse Assistant  Health System  Website
Open Enrollment Maine Health/Nordex Multiple Phlebotomy  Health System  Website
Open Enrollment Maine Health  Multiple Medical Assistant Health System  Website
Open Enrollment Northern Light Multiple Certified Nurse Assistant  Health System  Website
Open Enrollment Genesis Multiple Certified Nurse Assistant  Long Term Care Website
Open Enrollment Maine General Medical Center Augusta Certified Nurse Assistant  Medical Center and Long Term Care  Website
Open Enrollment Lincoln Health Damariscotta Certified Nurse Assistant  Health System  Website
Open Enrollment Maine Veteran's Home Multiple Certified Nurse Assistant  Long Term Care Website
Open Enrollment Stillwater Healthcare - First Atlantic Penobscott Certified Nurse Assistant  Long Term Care Website
Open Enrollment Clover Healthcare Auburn Certified Nurse Assistant  Long Term Care Website
Open Enrollment Katahdin Healthcare - First Atlantic Millinocket Certified Nurse Assistant  Long Term Care Website
Open Enrollment Central Maine Healthcare Lewiston Certified Medical Assistant  Health System Website
Open Enrollment SAD 1 Presque Isle Adult Education Presque Isle Certified Nursing Assistant Earn While You Learn working  Full time at Maine Veterans' Home In Person Website

 

Short-Term and Mid-Term Training Opportunities

The costs for the trainings listed below may be eligible for funding support dependent on available funding, program of interest, and desired credential, by one of the members of the Training for ME partnership. Trainings that lead to high-need entry and mid-level occupations are highest priority to receive partial or full funding. If you need assistance accessing funding for yourself or your employees, please submit a training request using the links below.

Individual Training Request Employer Training Request

Start Date Provider Name Location Course Title Type of Learning Contact
9/30/2022 Mid-Coast School of Technology Rockland Certified Residential Medication Assistant In Person Website
10/12/2022 Academy of Medical Professions Brunswick Medical Office Specialist Online Website
10/13/2022 Academy of Medical Professions Brunswick Medical Coding Online Website
9/14/2022 Alternative Services-Northeast Lewiston Mental Health Support Specialist In Person E-mail
11/08/2022 Mid-Coast School of Technology Rockland Certified Nurse Assistant In Person Website
11/10/2022 The Opportunity Alliance South Portland Mental Health Support Specialist In Person E-mail
Fall 2022 RSD9 Franklin County Adult Education Farmington Certified Nursing Assistant Call for details, application, registration In Person Website
Open Enrollment Augusta Adult & Community Education Augusta  Pharmacy Tech Call for details Hybrid Website
Open Enrollment Augusta Adult & Community Education Augusta Explore Career as an Administrative Medical Assistant Hybrid Website
Open Enrollment Augusta Adult & Community Education Augusta Medical Terminology II Call for details and dates In Person Website
Open Enrollment Augusta Adult & Community Education Augusta Medical Coding Intro In Person Website
Open Enrollment Augusta Adult & Community Education Augusta Medical Transcription Certificate Program Call for details Online Website
Open Enrollment Augusta Adult & Community Education Augusta HIPAA Compliance - Call for details Online Website
Open Enrollment Ellsworth Adult Education Ellsworth Certified Nursing Assistant Plus In Person Website
Open Enrollment Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative Piscataquis Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate Online Website
Open Enrollment SAD 1 Presque Isle Adult Education Presque Isle Certified Nursing Assistant Earn While You Learn working Full time at Maine Veterans' Home In Person Website
Open Enrollment SAD 1 Presque Isle Adult Education Presque Isle Medical Assistant Training Online Website
Open Enrollment SAD 1 Presque Isle Adult Education Presque Isle Phlebotomy In Person Website
Open Enrollment 5 Towns CSD Adult Education Rockport Medical Transcription Call for details Hybrid Website
Open Enrollment 5 Towns CSD Adult Education Rockport Pharmacy Technician with PTCB Certification Call for details Hybrid Website
Open Enrollment 5 Towns CSD Adult Education Rockport Plebotomy with CPT Certification Hybrid Website
Open Enrollment 5 Towns CSD Adult Education Rockport Medical Terminology - A word Association Approach Online Website
Open Enrollment Axiom  Rockport Personal Support Specialist In Person Website
Open Enrollment Lincoln Health Damariscotta Certified Nurse Assistant  In Person Website
Open Enrollment Maine Health  Portland Medical Assistant In Person Website
Open Enrollment Maine Health/Nordex Rockport Phlebotomy  In Person Website
Open Enrollment MSAD 11 Gardiner Area Adult Education Gardiner Pharmacy Tech - Includes prep for national exam Hybrid Website
Open Enrollment MSAD 11 Gardiner Area Adult Education Gardiner Medical Transcription Certificate Program - Call 866-516-8274 Online Website
Open Enrollment RSU 54 Skowhegan Adult Education Skowhegan Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Residential Medication Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant-M In Person Website
Open Enrollment Global Healthcare Sougl Portland Personal Support Specialist  In Person Denise Feeney (207)749-7164
Open Enrollment Helping Hands Souhe Portland Certified Nurse Assistant Hybrid 877-449-4694
Open Enrollment varies/multiple offerings  varies Personal Support Specialist  In Person Website
Open Enrollment varies/multiple offerings  varies Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) In Person or Online Website
Open Enrollment Woodfords Family Services* Woodfords Behavioral Health Professional Online or Hybrid Website
TBD RSD9 Franklin County Adult Education Farmington Certified Nursing Assistant Call for details, application, registration In Person Website
TBD Noble Adult and Community Education No. Berwick North Berwick Pharmacy Tech with PTCB National Certification Call for details Online Website
TBD Orono-Hampden- Old Town Ad Ed Partnerships Orono Certified Nursing Assistant-M In Person Website
TBD SAD 1 Presque Isle Adult Education Presque Isle Certified Nursing Assistant In Person Website
TBD 5 Towns CSD Adult Education Rockport Certified Nursing Assistant Apprenticeship - Call for details In Person Website
TBD 5 Towns CSD Adult Education Rockport CMA with Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Certification Call for details Online Website
TBD 5 Towns CSD Adult Education Rockport Dental Assisting and RHS Certificate Call for details Hybrid Website
TBD 5 Towns CSD Adult Education Rockport Medical Coding with CPC-A Certification Call for details Hybrid Website
TBD 5 Towns CSD Adult Education Rockport Medical Office Specialist with CMAA and CPB Certifications Call for details Hybrid Website
TBD Scarborough Adult Education Scarborough Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) In Person Website
TBD Merrymeeting Adult Education Topsham Certified Nursing Assistant-M Call for details In Person Website
10/3/2022 Merrymeeting Adult Education Brunswick Certified Nursing Assistant - Fall 22 / 23 Face to Face (Traditional) N/A
11/1/2022 RSU 09 Franklin County Adult Education Farmington 2022 Fall CNA Certified Medical Technician (CNA-MED Tech) Blended (Face to Face and Proxy Hours) Website
11/1/2022 Merrymeeting Adult Education Bath CNA-M Fall 22 / 23 Face to Face (Traditional) N/A
11/14/2022 RSU 09 Franklin County Adult Education Farmington  2022-2023 CNA Blended (Face to Face and Proxy Hours) Website
8/29/2022 University of Maine Fort Kent Online Human Services/Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician-C In Person Website
8/29/2022 University of Maine Fort Kent Online Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician-C In Person Website
12/3/2022 Biddeford Adult Education Biddeford Billing & Coding Certification - Fall 2022 In Person Website
1/7/2023 Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education Naples Certified Nursing Assistant In Person Website
10/4/2022 RSU 24 Adult Education Sullivan Certified Nursing Assistant Medication Course (CNA-M / Med Tech) In Person Website
10/5/2022 RSU 24 Adult Education Sullivan Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) In Person Website
9/10/2022 Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education Naples Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) Course 22-23 In Person Website
9/30/2022 Mid-Coast School of Technology - Region 8 Rockland Certified Residential Medication Assistant (CRMA) September In Person Website
10/11/2022 Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education Rockport Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Fall 2022 In Person Website
10/11/2022 Sanford Community Adult Education Springvale Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) not specified Website
11/8/2022 Mid-Coast School of Technology - Region 8 Rockland CNA Certified Nursing Assistant-November In Person Website
12/9/2022 Mid-Coast School of Technology - Region 8 Rockland CRMA Recertification-December In Person Website
9/16/2022 Mid-Coast School of Technology - Region 8 Rockland CRMA Recertification-September In Person Website
10/10/2022 Sanford Community Adult Education Springvale Dental Assisting 10/10 Hybrid Website
9/20/2022 Portland Adult Education Portland FY23/F WF1 Medical Terminology and Electronic Health Records T/Th 3-5:30 RMT Hybrid Website
10/13/2022 Sanford Community Adult Education Springvale Medical Coding with CPC Certification 10/13 online Website
10/12/2022 Sanford Community Adult Education Springvale Medical Office Specialist CMAA 10/12 Hybrid Website
9/17/2022 Biddeford Adult Education Biddeford Medical Terminology - Fall 2022 In Person Website
10/26/2022 RSU 24 Adult Education Sullivan Personal Support Specialist (PSS) In Person Website
10/29/2022 Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education Naples Personal Support Staff 22-23 In Person Website
9/24/2022 Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education Naples Phlebotomy Technician FA22 In Person Website
10/11/2022 Sanford Community Adult Education Springvale Phlebotomy with CPT Certification 10/11 Hybrid Website
10/24/2022 Mid-Coast School of Technology - Region 8 Rockland PSS - Personal Support Specialist-Oct. In Person Website
10/22/2022 Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education Naples Recertification-Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) Course 22-23 In Person Website
8/31/2022 Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield EMT - Basic Course Hybrid Website

 

Longer-term and Degree Programs

The universities of the University of Maine System and the Maine Community College System have nursing and other longer-term degree programs that might be for you. While training funds through the TrainingForME partnership are currently prioritized for shorter-term credentials and likely unavailable for the below courses, loan repayment programs through HRSA and FAME are available for longer-term programs.

Note: While the TrainingForMe training funding is prioritized for shorter-term certifications, funding may be available in some unique scenarios. If you are not eligible for or have exhausted resources from other loan repayment or tuition assistance programs and need training support, let us know about your situation here.

 

Start Date Provider Name Location Course Title Type of Learning Contact
9/6/2022 United Training Center Lewiston Advanced EMT to Paramedic In Person Website
9/12/2022 United Training Center Lewiston EMT to Paramedic In Person Website
9/6/2022 Northern Maine Community College Presque Isle Medical Assisting In person Website
9/6/2022 Northern Maine Community College Presque Isle Medical Coding In person Website
9/6/2022 Northern Maine Community College Presque Isle Nursing In person Website
9/6/2022 Northern Maine Community College Presque Isle Practical Nursing In person Website
9/6/2022 Eastern Maine Community College Bangor Healthcare Secretary In person Website
9/6/2022 Eastern Maine Community College Bangor Medical Assistant In person Website
9/6/2022 Eastern Maine Community College Hybrid One Year Medical Assistant Program Hybrid Website
9/6/2022 Eastern Maine Community College Bangor Medical Office Technology In person Website
9/6/2022 Eastern Maine Community College Bangor Medical Radiography In person Website
9/6/2022 Eastern Maine Community College Bangor Nursing In person Website
9/6/2022 Eastern Maine Community College Bangor Surgical Technology In person Website
9/6/2022 Washington County Community College Calais Medical Assisting In person Website
9/6/2022 Washington County Community College Calais Medical Office Technology In person Website
9/6/2022 Washington County Community College Calais Health Occupations In person Website
9/6/2022 Washington County Community College Calais Phlebotomy  In person Website
9/6/2022 Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield Emergency Medical Services (EMS) In person Website
9/6/2022 Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield Health Information Management In person Website
9/6/2022 Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield Medical Assisting In person Website
9/6/2022 Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield Medical Office Specialist In person Website
9/6/2022 Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield Nursing In person Website
9/6/2022 Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield Occupational Therapy Assistant In person Website
9/6/2022 Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield Phlebotomy  In person Website
9/6/2022 Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield Physical Therapist Assistant In person Website
9/6/2022 Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield Radiologic Technology In person Website
9/6/2022 Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield Respiratory Therapy In person Website
9/6/2022 Central Maine Community College Auburn Medical Assistant In person Website
9/6/2022 Central Maine Community College Auburn Medical Coding & Electronic Health Records In person Website
9/6/2022 Central Maine Community College Auburn Nursing In person Website
9/6/2022 Central Maine Community College Auburn Physical Fitness Specialist In person Website
9/6/2022 Southern Maine Community College South Portland Cardiovascular Technology In person Website
9/6/2022 Southern Maine Community College South Portland Emergency Medical Services / Paramedicine In person Website
9/6/2022 Southern Maine Community College South Portland Health Sciences In person Website
9/6/2022 Southern Maine Community College South Portland Medical Assisting  In person Website
9/6/2022 Southern Maine Community College South Portland Nursing In person Website
9/6/2022 Southern Maine Community College South Portland Nutrition & Dietetitcs In person Website
9/6/2022 Southern Maine Community College South Portland Radiography In person Website
9/6/2022 Southern Maine Community College South Portland Respiratory Therapy In person Website
9/6/2022 Southern Maine Community College South Portland Surgical Technology In person Website
9/6/2022 York County Community College South Portland Behaviorial Health Studies Online Website
9/6/2022 York County Community College York Community Mental Health Online Website
9/6/2022 York County Community College York Health Studies In person Website
9/6/2022 York County Community College York Nursing In person Website
Fall University of New England Online Applied Nutrition Online Graduate Website
Fall University of New England Online Health Informatics Online Graduate Website
Fall University of New England Online Healthcare Administration Online Graduate Website
Fall University of New England Online Public Health Online Graduate Website
Fall University of New England Online Social Work Online Graduate Website
Rolling University of New England Online Science Prerequisites for Health Professions Online Post-Bacc Website
Fall University of New England Portland Dental Medicine In person Website
Summer University of New England Portland Nurse Anesthesia In person Website
Summer University of New England Portland Occupational Therapy In person Website
Summer University of New England Biddeford Osteopathic Medicine In person Website
Fall University of New England Portland Pharmacy In person Website
Fall University of New England Portland Physical Therapy In person Website
Summer University of New England Portland Physician Assistant In person Website
Fall University of New England Portland Social Work In person Website
Jan/May University of New England Portland Accelerated Nursing (16 month) In person Website
Fall University of New England Biddeford Dental Hygiene In person Website
Fall University of New England Biddeford Health, Wellness, and Occupational Studies In person Website
Fall University of New England Biddeford Laboratory Science In person Website
Fall University of New England Biddeford Medical Biology (Pre-Med) In person Website
Fall University of New England Biddeford Medical Biology (Pre-Physician Assistant) In person Website
Fall University of New England Biddeford Nursing In person Website
Fall University of New England Biddeford Pre-Pharmacy In person Website
Fall University of New England Biddeford Psychology (MHRT-C Certification) In person Website
Fall University of New England Biddeford Public Health In person Website
Fall University of New England Biddeford Social Work In person Website

 

Partners

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Contact Us

If you have questions about this collaborative, training opportunities, or how to access available funding supports, please email healthcaretrainingforme@maine.gov