Work Ready

Are you interested in a career in Information Technology?

TechHire is a program designed to recruit, assess, train and place young adults into Maine’s IT

industry in positions like computer support specialist, software, and health informatics.

Completed training will result in credentials recognized by the IT industry. This grant funded

program provides a host of services to train young adults (between the ages of 17 and 29) as

well as career changers who are looking to transition into IT roles.* Eligibility requirements do apply.

This 4 million dollar project is fully funded by a U.S. Department of Labor Employment and

Training Administration grant awarded to Coastal Counties Workforce, Inc. This program/activity is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aides and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

For more information please contact: (Depending on region)

Coastal Counties Workforce area (York, Cumberland, Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Waldo and Knox counties): Dylan Barnett,, 207-274-9131

*For those over the age of 29, connect with your local career center to learn what training and employment services are available.

Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education in partnership with ed2go offers several career training programs on-line.

Career Training Programs

These 6 to 18 month programs are online, self-paced instruction that prepare you for industry certification or a new career. Programs are available in the categories of Arts & Design, Business, Computer Application, Computer Programming, Construction & Trades, Health & Fitness, Hospitality, Information Technology, Language, Legal, Teacher Professional Development, and Writing. These programs are accessible 24/7 and all texts/materials are included.

Professional Development Courses

These 6-week, online classes are taught by industry experts and available anytime, anywhere. Whether you are interested in a new hobby, looking to enhance your current skills or interested in learning something new, these classes offer you the opportunity with over 300 classes to select from.