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 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.

Free Social Media Program

If you’re wondering what all the “hoopla” is about Social Media, Tri-County Literacy Council is offering a free introductory program. Learn about popular, free Social Media websites and applications, to promote yourself for employment or your business for self-employment. Topics include:
  • You Tube;
  • Pinterest;
  • Twitter;
  • Facebook;
  • LinkedIn; and
  • Links to Other Free Resources
This new program starts January 13, 2020. Class runs Monday to Thursday 9am to 12pm for 6 weeks. For more information or to register, call 613-932-7161. Please note that previous basic computer experience such as using a mouse/touchpad and keyboard would be helpful.