- 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.
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.
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.
Tri-County Literacy Council is pleased to announce a new free training program titled “Wellness in Uncertain Times”. Over the last few months our world has changed. As we embrace the “new normal”, explore self-compassion, gratitude, and self- acceptance through Zoom. Zoom is an online video conferencing platform that allows participants to connect with others through the comfort of their home.
Betty Healey, a local awarding winning author and coach will be assisting with the program.
The training will involve 8 one-hour Zoom sessions, Monday to Thursday, starting July 6, 2020 at 10 a.m. This online training is free. Each participant completing the program will receive a certificate. To register, call 613-571-9240.
Tri-County Literacy Council is funded by the Ministry of Labour, Training, and Skills Development and the United Way of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry.
Do you like to work outside? Tri-County Literacy Council is offering a free 5-week course: Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Labourer. Participants practice Essential Skills while learning about this position, meet industry guest speakers and attend a site visit. Course topics include:
- soil preparation
- garden design
- work safety
This certificate program starts March 23, 2020. Class runs Monday to Thursday 9am to 12pm for 5 weeks. For more information or to register, call 613-932-7161.
- Duties of a Health Care Support Worker
- Diseases and Conditions
- The Human Body
- Health & Safety Awareness
- Guest speakers
- Site visit
- You Tube;
- LinkedIn; and
- Links to Other Free Resources
Tri-County Literacy Council, 101 Second Street West, is happy to announce its annual Christmas open house titled “Everything Sweet” will be held Thursday, December 12, 2019 from 1pm to 3pm. Everyone welcome.
Bring a dessert, enjoy desserts!
A reminder that a Tea and Talk for Tutors will take place tomorrow, Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 1:30 pm at our office location of 101 2nd Street West. It will be an opportunity to meet our new assessor, James Weeks, as well as other tutors.
Train for an in-demand job and graduate in time for the hiring season with Tri-County Literacy Council’s free Retail Associate certificate program. Topics include:
- The World of Retail
- Customer Service
- Tools of the Trade
- Store Procedures
- Health and Safety
- And more
In this program, you will also meet guest speakers and enjoy a site visit to a local retail store.
This course starts September 9, 2019. Class runs Monday to Thursday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for 7 weeks. For more information or to register, call 613-932-7161.