Professional Development

Fitting professional development into your busy schedule can be tough. This is why we offer both on-campus and 100% online options through our online partners. Professional Development classes & workshops help you acquire the skills and knowledge needed to get a good job and advance your career. Click to view our PDF course brochure or scroll down for details about specific classes!

Workforce Development Scholarship

Noncredit courses are not eligible for the use of federal financial aid. However, CMCC scholarship funding may be awarded to qualified individuals to be used towards any of the courses listed below if a learner has completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) and submitted it to Central Maine Community College (code# 005276).  Please email for more information.

Harold Alfond Foundation Grant - Computer Support Specialist Training

CMCC has received funding through the Harold Alfond Foundation to provide FREE COMPUTER TRAINING!!

Have you ever wanted to start a career in a computer field, but didn’t have the skills to convince an employer to hire you? Are you interested in an opportunity to learn valuable fundamental computer skills and get certified for FREE? Do you think you have an ability or aptitude to work with computer or technology?


Complete our online registration form at CMConnect if your interested today!

Free Training Programs funded by Maine Quality Centers

Grants through the Maine Quality Centers are provided to Maine’s Community Colleges to provide training programs for pre-hire and incumbent workers at little or no cost. Central Maine Community College is currently offering two training programs for FREE through this grant; see below for details. Registration can be completed online at CMConnect for these programs.



This 40-hour precision machining focused training provides opportunities for employment with ABB, Grover Precision, or Harvey Performance Company.

Training Dates: Math Refresher scheduled between November 22 and December 20; PMT focused training scheduled on various dates January 6 through February 14

Industry Recognized Certifications

The Center for Workforce and Professional Development offers Information Technology, Behavioral Health Professional, and Phlebotomy related industry recognized certification courses. The College has a conveniently located Center for Testing and Assessment where learners may take these nationally recognized exams, in additional to many others.

Individuals who have earned professional certifications, and are interested in an academic program at Central Maine Community College, may be eligible for college credit through a credential review.

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Please note: all online courses are listed below the table.