Industry certification, Employment
Method of Delivery
Hybrid or blended
Instructional Program (CIP)
Offered in conjunction with National Retail Federation (NRF) and Retail Association of Maine, this 90-hour, intensive training program will result in Nationally-recognized industry certifications in Retail Fundamentals and Customer Sales & Service from NRF, as well as certificates in Maine WorkReady and Digital Literacy.
Program Length (Weeks)
WIOA Approved Program
Curriculum Competency Based
NRF Retail & Customer Service, Maine WorkReady
RSU 16 Adult Ed, 129 Elm Street, Mechanic Falls ME
3 - Central Western Local Area 3
Name of Credential
WorkReady, RiseUp Retail Industry Fundamentals, RiseUp Customer Sales & Service
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
1 week prior to start. $50 non-refundable.
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - National Retail Federation (NRF)
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
$155.00 Cost for Certification exams
$500.00 Includes CASAS assessment
Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)
$20.00 Class activity supplies, student study materials
Total In-State Program Cost