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.

FREE TRAINING: Online Interviews

The world is changing and heading online more than ever. As a job seeker, you may be invited to a virtual job interview.
 
Tri-County Literacy Council is happy to offer a new program called “Online Interviews”, as part of its virtual training series. 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. This program will help you gain confidence when it comes to:
 
  • using your computer’s audio/video equipment,
  • setting up your interview environment,
  • seeing yourself and speaking on camera,
  • using basic Zoom features, and
  • avoiding mistakes.
You will also benefit from reviewing good job interviewing practices and meeting a partnering employment resource centre representative.
 
This online course is taught via Zoom (videotelephony and online chat service). 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 2 weeks, starting Monday, October 5th.  For more information or to register, call Tri-County Literacy Council at 613-932-7161.
 

Free Online Program: Communication Counts

Tri-County Literacy Council is pleased to offer FREE training via Zoom: “Communication Counts” starts Monday, September 14th, 2020 at 10 a.m. In this program, we explore topics such as assertiveness, dealing with conflict and difficult people, anger, and so much more. Benefit from guest speakers. Class runs Monday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for 2 weeks. To register, call Tri-County Literacy Council at 613-932-7161.

YouTube for Fun or Profit – NEW ONLINE TRAINING

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 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 cloud-based peer-to-peer software 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.

This class consists of 8 one-hour Zoom sessions that run Monday to Thursday, starting June 20, 2020 at 10 a.m. For more information or to register, call Tri-County Literacy Council at 613-932-7161.