Adult Programs

Basic Computer Classes:

Co-sponsored by City of Wetaskiwin FCSS and County of Wetaskiwin FCSS.

Computer classes are available in the City of Wetaskiwin and the County of Wetaskiwin throughout the year. Contact the Learning Centre to ask how to bring these classes to your community.  Check our calendar for dates, times and regional locations.

For all programs, participants must bring all existing usernames and passwords. Please be considerate of those with allergies or sensitivities and refrain from wearing perfumes or scented products. A laptop will be provided; however, participants may bring their own laptop computers.

1. Bookkeeping Fundamentals
Accounting responsibilities can be overwhelming! Learn what you accounting responsibilities are; basic accounting terminology, manual bookkeeping essentials and the basics of financial statements.
2. Computing Essentials Series - 9 hrs

Week 1: Computer Basics
Starting your computer; Using a Mouse and Keyboard; Opening and Closing Windows; The Start Menu; Operating Systems

Week 2: Files and Folders
Programs and Shortcuts; Working with Files & Folders

Week 3: Internet and Email; Pictures and Facebook; The Internet and Connecting; Electronic Mail. Pictures includes terminology, creating and naming folders. Facebook includes signing up, following friends, posting on FB

3. Windows 10 Computer Basics for Beginners – 6 hrs

Level: Beginner

We explore:

  • Operating system features such as copy, paste, print
  • Organizing files and folders
  • Control panel settings
  • Adding and removing programs and apps
  • Using and customizing menus
  • Connecting to printers and devices
  • Using basic programs
  • Personalization

Bring your usernames and passwords.

4. Word Level 1 – 6 hrs

Level: Introductory

Are you new to Microsoft Word? This introductory workshop will help you learn to:

  • Create Documents
  • Work with text
  • format your own document
  • add pictures
  • proof and print documents
5. Outlook Level 1 – 6 hrs

Level: Beginner

We explore:

  • how Outlook is structured
  • how to navigate the various modules to coordinate communications and collaboration with others
  • Modules explored include Mail, Calendar and People.
6. Powerpoint Level 1 – 6 hrs

Level: Introductory in Workplace

Microsoft PowerPoint teaches students how to create and manage presentations.

You will use a variety of commands and fucntions including:

  • pictures
  • text boxes and shapes

This course is designed for computer users who use PowerPoint on a daily basis in a business environment.

7. Excel Level 1 - 6 hours

This program focuses on working with Excel for home and office, and can give you the necessary tools to become very capable user. The learning can be adapted to other spreadsheet programs. These are small classes with excellent hands-on project based resources and lots of personalized instruction.

We explore:

  • Creating formulas and using the fomula functions
  • Creating a basic workbook or spreadsheet
  • Using formatting features
  • Page set-up and layout options
8. Google Applications – 6 hrs

Level: Beginner

We explore:

  • Google Drive
  • Google Calendar
  • Gmail

Learn the basics fo these applications, and how to access them anywhere.

Early Bird Registration Discounts

Bookkeeping Fundamentals: $98 Book and pay by Sept 15 and receive $20 discount.

Computing Essentials: $179 Book and pay by October 1 and receive $30 discount.

Windows 10: $179 Book and pay by October 23 and receive a $30 discount

Word Level 1: $179 Book and pay by November 1 and receive a $30 discount

Outlook Level 1: $179 Book and pay by November 1 and receive a $30 discount

Powerpoint Level 1: $179 Book and pay by November 13 and receive a $30 discount

Excel Level 1: $179 Book and pay by November 20 and receive a $30 discount

Google Applications: $179 Book and pay by November 27 and receive a $30 discount

 

Other Classes

Money Matters

Money Matters is a free introductory financial literacy program for adult learners. We cover the following topics:

  • Spending Plans
  • Banking Basics
  • Borrowing Money
  • RESPs and other ways to save

Contact our office for more information.

Learning Centre

Our learning centre is open and available for you to receive the help you need to reach your learning goals. This includes adult literacy learning, pre-GED (General Equivalency Diploma) prep, foundational math, reading, writing and specialized ESL (English as a Second Language) help. Drop in or make an appointment to speak with our learning coordinator to get started on your learning journey. Program subsidies may be available for Learning Centre services.

Need To Write An Exam?
Exam Invigilation for most Post Secondary Institutions. Save time, travel and money by writing your exam closer to home. Contact our office to inquire about this learner support service.

Learning Centre Hours:
Monday & Wednesday 2 – 4 pm
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9 -3 pm
or by appointment

Tell us what you need…. We are ready to help!

Register For A Class

Register For A Class - Adult
Class fees must be paid at our office by cheque or cash 1 week prior to the class to confirm your registration.

780-352-7257

Please phone us to find out more.

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Hours

Monday - Friday 9 am - 4 pm
from September until July

Address

5010 - 50 Avenue,
Wetaskiwin, AB  T9A 2E9