Tri-County Literacy Council is happy to offer the following free training. Call 613-932-7161 today. Seats are limited.
- Basic Computer training starts January 29, 2018. Class runs Monday to Thursday 1 pm to 3 pm for 6 weeks.
- NEW TRAINING – Email 101 starts February 12, 2018. Class runs Monday to Thursday 9 am to 12 pm for 4 weeks.
- Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Labourer starts Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Class runs Monday to Thursday 9 am to 12 pm for 8 weeks (including March Break).
Tri-County Literacy Council is happy to share its latest newsletter.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all.
Are you frustrated and wondering how to make ends meet?
Tri-County Literacy Council is offering a free Money Management course. Participants learn to manage their income to meet their needs. Topics include:
- Understanding Credit & Debt
- Linking with Community Resources
- Guest speakers
- Have low income or are on a fixed income;
- Struggle with budgeting and debt;
- Want to learn more about managing finances;
- Are looking for creative ways to manage money; or
- Want to pay off those Christmas expenses;
… this course is for you.
The program uses a hands-on approach. Students learn by participating in workshops, playing games, and sharing experiences, while Tri-County Literacy Council offers its expertise in literacy and links with community partners. Money is a serious matter but learning about it can be fun.
This course starts January 15, 2018. Class runs Monday to Thursday 9 am to 12 pm for 4 weeks. For more information or to register, call 613-932-7161.
Tri-County Literacy Council will be holding its annual “Everything Sweet” Christmas Open House, on December 14th from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Everyone welcome.
Bring a dessert. Enjoy desserts.
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.