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.

Free online class: You Tube for Fun or Profit

Tri-County Literacy Council is offering a free online class called “YouTube for Fun or Profit”. Class runs Monday to Thursday 10am to 11:30am for 3 weeks, starting May 10th.

If you have a computer (with camera and microphone), Internet, and knowledge of emailing and basic computer skills, this training is for you.

Call 613-932-7161 for more information. 

FREE course being offered: Communication Counts

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 does damage to relationships at home or at work. This training will help adults improve their communication skills in a safe learning environment. This 4-week training program runs Monday to Thursday, 9:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M., starting May 3, 2021. To register, call 613-932-7161.

Microsoft Excel course

Tri-County Literacy Council is offering an online course: Microsoft Excel. Class runs Monday to Thursday 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm for 3 weeks, starting March 22, 2021.

This online course is taught via Zoom (online platform). If you have access to a computer (with camera and microphone), an Internet connection, email address, and basic computer skills (ex: knowledge of saving files and emailing), this training is for you.

For more information or to register, call 613-932-7161.

Free Creative Graphic Design class (online)

Tri-County Literacy Council is offering a NEW online course: Creative Graphic Design. Learn to use a basic graphic editor to brand your business, augment your resume, or to have fun using digital technology. Projects include:

-logos
-Social Media graphics (ex: Facebook Cover)
-animated graphics
-reviews/testimonials
-infographics; and
-more

You will also meet an industry (Social Media) guest speaker.

This online course (certificate program) is taught via Zoom. 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.

Class runs Monday to Thursday 11 am to 12:30 pm for 2 weeks, starting March 15. For more information or to register, call 613-932-7161.

Free Online/Zoom Interviews Course

Learn how to participate in a Zoom meeting and prepare for a virtual job interview, so that you can comfortably focus on the conversation during the actual interview. You will also benefit from reviewing good job interviewing practices and meeting a partnering employment resource center representative.

This online course is taught via Zoom (online platform). If you have access to a computer (with camera and microphone), an Internet connection, email address, and basic computer skills (ex: knowledge of saving files and emailing), this training is for you.

Class runs Monday to Thursday 1pm to 2pm for 2 weeks, starting March 1st. CALL Tri-County Literacy Council at 613-932-7161, for more information.

Upcoming Free Training

Tri-County Literacy Council is happy to offer the following free training in the New Year:

  • Microsoft Word starts January 18, 2021. This is an online class.
  • Cashier starts January 18, 2021. Socially-distanced seats are limited.
  • Hands-on Tablet Training starts January 18, 2021. Socially-distanced seats are limited.

Call 613-932-7161 for more information or to register.

Free You Tube for Fun or Profit course

If you’re looking to:

  • promote your talent or skills,
  • advertise your products or services,
  • learn to make money online, or
  • stay in touch with loved ones (privately)

You Tube can help you achieve that. This free online video-sharing platform is one of the most popular content formats regularly shared on Social Media. As the world heads online and sales surge during this Covid-19/Coronavirus pandemic, take advantage of this free, valuable resource for financial gain. Or, learn how to create private videos to stay in touch with family and friends.

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.

Class runs Monday to Thursday 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for 3 weeks, starting November 23, 2020. For more information, call Tri-County Literacy Council at 613-932-7161.