Courses/Workshops

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GED PREP CLASS
Sept 19-Nov 30, 2017
When: Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday evenings from 6:45-9:450pm.
Where: Leduc Rec Centre
Cost: $200.00 plus $22.00 for the text book
To Register or for additional:
Call/Text: 780-915-9835
email: learn@leducadultlearning .ca
Note: Registration is not complete until course fees are received

Resumes & Cover Letters (1 Day) September 22, 2017 8:30-4:30pm
The Resume/Cover letter workshop delivers strategies and exercises for creating resumes and cover letters that effectively present your skills, experiences and interests to potential employers. Participants will be provided with electronic &/or hard copies of their Resume within two business days following the workshop. Call/text/email to register
***** Snacks and refreshments will be provided throughout the day.
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Basic Computer/ Tech Classes:
**** Please note registration is required ( in person and by appointment) for all courses. Space is limited. Registration is not complete until course fees are received..

Basic Computers
September 12, 19and 26 from 1-3pm Cost: $20 THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL
Sept 28, Oct 5, and 12 from 6:30-8:30pm Cost $20 THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL

Intimidated by technology? Join us to gain a basic understanding of how to use a Windows computer and become familiar with technology jargon. This workshop is intended for individuals new to a computer. Be introduced to basic computer technology and concepts, navigate a Windows computer, general word processing and accessing the Web.
Participant pre-requisites: none

Navigating Windows 10
October 3 and 10 from 1-3pm Cost $15 – THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL
October 18 and 25 from 6:30pm-8:30pm Cost $15 –  THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL

Windows 10 looks different and can be confusing when getting started. This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of how to navigate Windows 10. We will explore and learn about the Windows 10 environment, how to customize it to personal preference as well as review foundational Windows skills.
Participant pre-requisites: none

Introduction to the Internet
October 26 from 1-3:30pm Cost $10
November 14 from 6:8:30pm Cost $10

Everyone is talking about going online, but what can you do on the Internet? This workshop provides participants with a basic understanding of how to navigate the World Wide Web, using search engines as well as using webmail.
Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of computer use.

Introducing Social Media
November 30 from 1-3:30pm Cost$10 THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL

Take this opportunity to explore various social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest. Additional time will be spent to explore using Facebook.
Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of computer use and have a Facebook account.

Basic Excel
October 17 and 24 from 6:30-8:30pm Cost$15 THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL
November 22 and 29 from 1:30-3:30pm Cost$15 THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL

Microsoft Excel is a powerful spreadsheet application that can help organize and calculate data. This workshop explores basic uses of Microsoft Excel; exploring data entry and using basic formulas.
Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of computer use

Basic Word
November 01 and 08 from 6:30-8:30 Cost $15 THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL

Microsoft Word is a word processing application that helps you to create a variety of documents, including letters, flyers and resumes. This workshop explores how to create and set up documents, formatting and the use of styles.
Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of computer use

Facebook
Nov 15 from 1-4pm Cost $10 (participants who already have a Facebook account start at 1:30pm)
Dec 05 from 5:30pm-8:30pm Cost $10 (participants who already have a Facebook account start at 6pm)

Facebook is a popular way to reconnect and stay connected with friends around the world. This workshop will have participants explore the Facebook interface using an Internet Browser, post and share updates, as well as review privacy basics on Facebook.
Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of computer use

Facebook on the iPad
Sept 14 from 12:30-3:30pm Cost $10 (participants who already have a Facebook account start at 1:00pm) TO BE RESCHEDULED

Facebook is a popular way to reconnect and stay connected with friends around the world. This workshop will have participants explore the Facebook app on an iPad, post and share updates, as well as review privacy basics on Facebook.
Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of using an iPad, BYOD with the Facebook app installed.

Introduction to your iPhone
Nov 16 from 1-3:30pm Cost $10

If you have an iPhone, but aren’t sure how to use it, this is the workshop for you. In this workshop, we will explore how to navigate your iPhone, use it as an organizational tool, a camera, and how to download apps to customize your iPhone to your needs.
Participant pre-requisites: BYOD with your user email and password.

Introduction to your Android Smartphone
Nov 09 from 1-3:30pm Cost $10  THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL 

If you have an Android Smartphone, but aren’t sure how to use it, this is the workshop for you. In this workshop, we will explore how to navigate the Android operating system, use it as an organizational tool, a camera, and how to download apps to customize your smartphone to your needs.
Participant pre-requisites: BYOD with your user email and password.

Introduction to G Suite (formerly known as Google Apps)
Sept 27 from 6-8:30pm Cost $10

Do you want to work in the cloud and are thinking of using G Suite, or maybe your children are using G Suite at school and you want to know what it is all about? This session explores the tools that Google Apps offers. Take time to explore to Google suite of products with Docs, Sheets, Calendar, Drive, Groups and Sites.
Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of computer use

Job Seeking in a Digital World
October 4 from 6-8:30pm Cost $10

The days where we could hand out resumes are gone, everybody wants you to apply online. This workshop explores using the Indeed search engine to find current job postings, and uploading your resume so recruiters can find you.
Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of computer use, updated resume in digital format

Updating your Resume in Word
October 26 from 6-8:30pm Cost $10

This resume is for job seekers needing support for updating their resume in Microsoft Word. Participants will explore various features of Word to assist in updating their resume without changing the original formatting. Participants need to have developed their resume.
Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of computer use, completed resume in digital format

Other Upcoming Housing Workshops:
Understanding the Eviction Process: Nov 2, 2017 from 5 – 8:30pm

ELL – Conversational English
Drop-In Conversational English
When: 6:30pm Tuesdays (Fall Session Begins Sept 05 – Dec 12, 2016)
Location: Leduc Public Library
Cost: Free

ELL – Read/Write Class
Drop-In
When: 6:30pm Thursdays (Fall session begins Sept 07 – Dec 14, 2016)
Location: Leduc Public Library
Cost: FREE