Culinary, WorkReady course to be held in Livermore Falls in October

JAY — A 10-week culinary and WorkReady training course will be held beginning in October in Livermore Falls. The program is sponsored by Spruce Mountain Adult Education and Western Maine Community Action.
The culinary component of the training will be taught by executive chef Wayne Kregling and will provide students the opportunity to acquire a National ServSafe Food Manager Certification. WorkReady, taught by adult education, will help students polish their soft skills resulting in a state-recognized WorkReady Certificate.
Students will also participate in paid work experiences with local employers. To be considered for the program, candidates must pass a CASAS reading and math assessment, which will be arranged through the training site.
The 10-week class will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Livermore Falls, and will run Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, with paid work experiences of various hours on Thursday through Sunday. There is no charge for the program for those individuals who financially qualify.
Those who would like to partipate should contact Spruce Mountain Adult Education 207-897-6406. or visit Western Maine Community Action on Facebook or WMCA.ORG.
PHOTO: Workforce training partners Christina King, WMCA; Robyn Raymond, director, Spruce Mountain Adult Education; Karen Henderson, WMCA; and Wayne Kregling, executive chef met recently to finalize the new Culinary and WorkReady Training scheduled in October. (Patti Saarinen, WMCA Central/Western Maine CareerCenters photo)