Middlesex Community College will host open houses on its Bedford and Lowell campuses. The Lowell Campus open house will be held on Dec. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Federal Building, 50 Kearney Square. The Bedford Campus open house will be held on Dec. 9 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Campus Center, 591 Springs Road.

Learn more about MCC’s 79 degree and certificate programs, and financial aid.

To reserve a spot or for more information, call 1-800-818-3434 or visit

Students and parents are invited to attend one of Middlesex Community College’s financial-aid information workshops to be held on the Bedford and Lowell campuses.

The Bedford Campus financial aid workshops will be held on Dec. 4 at noon and on Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. in the Financial Aid Office, Enrollment Center (Building 9), 591 Springs Road.

The Lowell Campus workshops will be held on Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. and on Dec. 14 at noon in the City Building (Room 302), 33 Kearney Square.

At the workshops, financial-aid counselors will answer questions and provide information about sources of financial aid. They will also guide you in filling out the 2006-2007 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

If you would like assistance filling out the FAFSA, bring the following 2005 income documents with you to the workshop:

* 2005 U.S. income tax return (IRS Form 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ);

* W-2 forms and other records of money earned in 2005;

* Records of 2005 untaxed income, such as Social Security benefits, workers’ compensation or Welfare benefits;

* If you are under 24, the same documentation is required from your parents.

For more information, call the financial aid offices in Bedford (781-280-3650) or Lowell (978-656-3242).

Middlesex Community College offers a course in emergency medical technician training that provides students with the information needed to qualify for the Massachusetts emergency medical technician-basic examination.

The course (EM 1109-40) meets 6 to 9 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 16 to May 10; or 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays, Jan. 27 to Feb. 17, and March 17 to April 7 on the Bedford Campus, 591 Springs Road. (7 credits) Cost is $961, plus cost of textbooks.

To register, call 1-800-818-3434 now through Jan. 8. Refer to course number EM 1109-40.

Learn more about Middlesex Community College’s nationally recognized Transition Program, a two-year, noncredit certificate program for students with learning/cognitive disabilities. This program is designed for students without the skills necessary to complete requirements for an associate degree.

Students attend classes designed to teach independent-living skills, computer and job-survival skills, and social skills. They will also be placed in an internship program. Transition students may participate in all Middlesex student activities.

A public information session will be held from on Nov. 30 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Bedford Campus Center’s Café East, 591 Springs Road.

Transition Program candidates should have a high-school diploma or GED credential. To register, call 781-280-3630.

Considering a career in health? Middlesex Community College offers 12 health-career degrees and certificate programs. Learn more about these programs at a health-programs information session at our Bedford Campus.

It will be held on Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. in the Alcott Room in the Bedford Campus Library (Building 1), 591 Springs Road.

For more information, call 1-800-818-3434 or visit our Web site:

Middlesex Community College and the Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership will host a free Lean Manufacturing information session to be held on Dec. 7 from 9 to10:30 a.m. in the Middlesex Meetinghouse, 294 Concord Road, Billerica.

To register, contact Julie Kimball at 978-656-3009 or