Tri-County Literacy Council is offering free Microsoft Word training. In this basic computer course, participants learn to create professional-looking documents. Whether you’re wishing to develop your resume, work in an office, or create advertising materials for business, learning to use Microsoft Word is important. This is a popular, powerful word processing / desktop publishing program. Course topics include:
- Basic Computer Review
- Common Features
- Document Formatting
- Saving Files
- Links to other free community resources
Participants also have the opportunity of earning a second certificate to add to their employment portfolio – a Worker Health & Safety Awareness certificate.
Take advantage of free, quality instruction that is guided and supported by a knowledgeable instructor.
This free training starts Monday, October 30, 2017. Class runs Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for 5 weeks. For more information or to register for this certificate program, call Tri-County Literacy Council at 613-932-7161.
Do you like to care for others? Do you have an interest in the health care field? Tri-County Literacy is pleased to offer a free 6-week Health Care Support Worker program. Participants learn the duties of a Health Care Support Worker, diseases and conditions, the human body, basics of health and safety, meet people working in the field, and site visits. Class runs Monday to Thursday 1-4 pm, starting Monday, November 6, 2017. For more information or to register, call Tri-County Literacy Council at 613-932-7161.
Tri-County Literacy Council is offering a free program titled “Daycare Worker”. This course begins October 16, 2017 and runs Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for 6 weeks. Take advantage of this certificate program and explore a field with great employment and/or self-employment potential. For more information or to register, call 613-932-7161.
Tri-County Literacy Council is happy to announce it has received funding to address the employment shortage in the transportation industry.
Read about this exciting new project in the Press Release.
Tutor Training Workshop August 23 & 24, 2017 – 1pm to 4pm
Tri-County Literacy Council invites individuals wishing to make a meaningful contribution to our community, to register for an upcoming Tutor Training workshop. In this 2-day workshop, volunteers learn how to tutor adults with basic literacy needs. Topics include:
- characteristics of the adult learner
- assessing learner needs
- understanding the Learner Plan Supplement
- teaching strategies
The workshop is interactive and open to persons with the ability to train others. A $35 charge (tax-deductible) applies for training materials. Registration and payment are required in advance. To register, please call 613-932-7161 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tri-County Literacy Council is offering free Basic Computer training. This 5-week course starts July 17, 2017. Class runs Monday to Thursday 9 to 12pm for 5 weeks. For more information or to register call 613-932-7161.
Please note that the Retail Associate course starts Tuesday, July 4th, 2017. Regular class runs Monday to Thursday 1 to 4pm.
Tri-County Literacy Council is offering free basic Microsoft Excel training, starting June 26th. Class runs Monday to Thursday 1-4pm for 5 weeks. Call 613-932-7161 today to register. Space is limited.
Tri-County Literacy Council, 101 2nd Street West, is pleased to offer a free 6-week course: Retail Associate.
Participants will practice the Essential Skills needed for employment, meet interesting guest speakers and enjoy a site visit. This program is ideal for anyone planning to work at a retail business such as a clothing or grocery store.
The training is suitable for a variety of learners including:
- those planning to enter the workforce for the first time;
- people changing careers; and
- individuals wishing to strengthen Essential Skills.
Class will run Monday to Thursday 1 to 4 p.m. starting Tuesday, July 4th, 2017. For more information or to register, please call Tri-County Literacy Council at 613-932-7161. Call now. Seats are limited.