FREE online training: Email 101

Would you like to learn to use the more advanced features of email? If you tend to only reply to messages or send basic correspondence, this course is for you. In this free online training program, you will learn to:
  • Maintain an address book
  • Use a calendar
  • Create tasks
  • Draft messages
  • Format messages
  • Use cc and bcc
  • Include hyperlinks in your messages
  • Create an electronic signature
  • Add attachments
  • Create folders to keep mail organized
  • Follow proper etiquette & safe practices

This online course (certificate program) is taught via Zoom (an easy-to-use online platform). If you have access to a computer (with camera and microphone), an Internet connection, a Microsoft Account (ex: Outlook.com or Hotmail email etc.) and basic computer skills, this training is for you.

Class runs Monday to Thursday 9:00 am to 11:00 am for 4 weeks, starting November 15, 2021. For more information or to register, call Tri-County Literacy Council at 613-932-7161.

Free Communication Class

Communication is an essential part of life. People have different ideas and beliefs. At times, it can be impossible to come to an agreement. Communication can bring forth positive change and new ideas. Communication can also lead to conflict that damages relationships at home or at work. This training helps adults improve their communication skills in a safe learning environment. In this program, we explore topics such as assertiveness, dealing with conflict and difficult people, anger, and so much more. Benefit from guest speakers.

This 5-week training program starts Tuesday, October 12, 2021 (due to Monday’s statutory holiday) from 1 pm to 3:30 pm. From then on, the course runs Monday to Thursday. For more information or to register, call 613-932-7161. Seats are limited.

Free Basic Computer Course

There are a couple of seats left in the 4-week Basic Computer course that starts this Monday, September 20th. Class runs Monday to Thursday 9am to 11:30am. For more information or to apply, call 613-932-7161 ASAP.

Free Landscaping Class

Do you like to work outside? Tri-County Literacy Council is offering a free 4-week Landscaping course. Participants practice Essential Skills while learning about this position, meet guest speakers and attend a site visit. This certificate program starts August 16, 2021. Class runs Monday to Thursday 9am to 12pm for 4 weeks. For more information or to register, call 613-932-7161.

Free Email 101 class (online)

There are seats left in the (free) upcoming Email 101 online class which starts this Monday.

Would you like to learn to use the more advanced features of email? If you tend to only reply to messages or send basic correspondence, this course is for you. In this free online training program, you will learn to:

• Maintain an address book
• Use a calendar
• Create tasks
• Draft messages
• Format messages
• Know when to use cc and bcc
• Include clickable hyperlinks in your messages
• Write and use an electronic signature
• Add attachments
• Create folders to keep mail organized
• Follow proper etiquette & safe practices

This online course (certificate program) is taught via Zoom (an easy-to-use online platform). If you have access to a computer (with camera and microphone), an Internet connection, a http://www.outlook.com email account and basic computer skills, this training is for you.

This online class runs Monday to Thursday 1:30pm to 3pm for 4 weeks, starting TUESDAY August 3, 2021 (due to Monday’s statutory holiday). For more information or to register, call Tri-County Literacy Council today at 613-932-7161.

Upcoming Free Training

Tri-County Literacy Council is open by appointment and online services. Stay informed of exciting upcoming training including Retail Associate, Email 101, and Landscaping. Literacy and Basic Skills, GED Preparation and One-on-One Tutoring are always available. Programs and services are free as always. Call 613-932-7161 for more information.

FREE Retail Training Program

Tri-County Literacy Council is pleased to offer a FREE Retail Training Program via Zoom starting July 5, 2021. This online class runs Monday to Thursday, 9-10:30 a.m. for 4 weeks. The training is suitable for a anyone planning to work at a retail business such as a clothing or grocery store. It 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. To register, phone 613-932-7161.

Free online class: Email 101

Would you like to learn to use the more advanced features of email? If you tend to only reply to messages or send basic correspondence, this course is for you. In this free online training program, you will learn to:

• Maintain an address book
• Use a calendar
• Create tasks
• Draft messages
• Format messages
• Know when to use cc and bcc
• Include clickable hyperlinks in your messages
• Write and use an electronic signature
• Add attachments
• Create folders to keep mail organized
• Follow proper etiquette & safe practices

This online course (certificate program) is taught via Zoom (an easy-to-use online platform). If you have access to a computer (with camera and microphone), an Internet connection, a http://www.outlook.com email account and basic computer skills, this training is for you.

This online class runs Monday to Thursday 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm for 4 weeks, starting TUESDAY August 3, 2021 (due to Monday’s statutory holiday). For more information or to register, call Tri-County Literacy Council at 613-932-7161.

Free Workforce Wellness Program

Do you find yourself feeling worried, anxious, or depressed? Do you sometimes have trouble getting things done and feel like you are “going around in circles”. Tri-County Literacy Council is offering a free training program designed to provide wellness strategies especially for persons in employment and education settings. This valuable training is for those wishing to improve their mental health or to help someone else cope.

This online course (certificate program) is taught via Zoom (an easy-to-use online platform). If you have access to a computer (with camera and microphone), an Internet connection, email address and basic computer skills, this training is for you.

Starting June 7, 2021, class runs Monday to Thursday 1pm to 2pm for 4 weeks. This free training is funded by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development, and the United Way of SD&G. To register phone 613-932-7161.☎

Free PowerPoint class via Zoom

Tri-County Literacy Council is offering a free online course via Zoom: Microsoft PowerPoint.

Microsoft® PowerPoint is a fun and easy-to-use computer program that allows you to create captivating, stylish, computerized slide show presentations complete with text, shapes, pictures, clipart, and charts, as well as special effects (animation), and sound!

Whether for professional or personal use, this program is for you, if you’re looking to:

• showcase your talent with a visual portfolio,
• promote your business products or services,
• demonstrate your computer skills for employment,
• create professional-looking school presentations, or
• have a souvenir of family pictures

“Say it with Microsoft PowerPoint”.

This online course (certificate program) is taught via Zoom (an easy-to-use online software platform). If you have a computer (with camera and microphone), PowerPoint, Internet, email address and basic computer skills, this training is for you.

Class starts TUESDAY, May 25, 2021 due to the statutory holiday. From then on, class runs Monday to Thursday 1:30pm to 3pm for 4 weeks. Call 613-932-7161 for more information or to register.