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Real Estate Sales Agent Course - Online


with Robert Joslyn

Calendar Jan 2, 2024

Introduction to the Elements of Real Estate Brokerage

Topics covered include industry overview/organization, Maine Real Estate Commission, agency relationships, product knowledge, property valuation, the appraisal process, financing the transaction, contracts, closings and federal and state laws. Fee includes textbook PDF (hard copy available from Center for Real Estate for an additional fee), one year of access to the course, instructor feedback after the three quizzes and the final exam and twice monthly Q&A drop-in sessions via Zoom. A certificate of completion is awarded with a grade of 75% or above, required for the state licensing exam ($85 fee), which must be taken within one year of satisfactory course completion. When you affiliate with a real estate agency and apply for your license, there is a $100 fee, along with a $21 criminal records check fee. Some companies offer to pay this fee when you affiliate with them.

Required: Attendees must be 18 or older and have a high school diploma or equivalency to get a license but a diploma is not required.

Bob Joslyn has been a licensed real estate broker in Maine since 1988, and for the past eight years he has been a solo agent at Keller Williams Realty in Greater Portland. He has had the honor of giving numerous buyers and sellers the knowledge they need to make wise real estate decisions during that time! Moreover, Bob has been a professor at Husson University for over 20 years, where he has instructed many business courses in both traditional classroom settings and online formats.

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Certified Residential Medication Aide Certificate Program


with Jennifer Courtois, RN

Calendar Apr 26, 2024 at 8:30 am, runs for 2 weeks

CRMAs are in high demand!

Receive standardized training for professionals working in state-certified residential care homes. State of Maine regulations, standard residential facility policies, and basic anatomy and physiology are covered. Discuss medications, safe administration procedures, practice taking vital signs, transcribing physician orders, and documenting procedures on the Medication Administration Record per Maine’s regulations governing residential facilities. In addition, students must complete a Clinical Medication Administration of three medication passes for three different residents with 100% accuracy. Full certification and medication pass awarded on successful completion with 40 hours of attendance, no exceptions. Participants must be 18 or older. No high school credential or background check required. Tuition includes fee for handbook. Course fee is nonrefundable. Payment plans available for qualified applicants.

For questions about the program, please email the instructor at

Required: Proof of registration, a yellow highlighter, a 1.5-inch 3-ring binder. $100 fee for medication pass payable to the instructor at your scheduled test.

Note: CASAS assessment testing is highly recommended. Please call our Saco Learning Center at 207-282-3846 or to set up a testing appointment.

Jennifer Courtois, RN, has 40 years of nursing experience in hospital, home health, diabetes & community education, and 10+ years teaching CNA, PSS & CRMA in both the classroom & clinical areas. In addition, she works as a consultant for an assisted living facility and as a full-time nurse educator.

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