Free Microsoft Word Course

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
  • Keyboarding
  • 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.

FREE Health Care Support Worker program

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.

FREE Daycare Worker Program

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.

Tutor Training Workshop

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: volunteers@tricountyliteracycouncil.ca

 

FREE Retail Associate training

Tri-County Literacy Council

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.

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FREE Retail Associate training

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.