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. Computing Essentials Series - 10 hrs
- Computer Basics
Starting your computer; Using a Mouse and Keyboard; Opening and Closing Windows; The Start Menu; Operating Systems
- Files and Folders
Programs and Shortcuts; Working with Files & Folders; Learn to search your computer for your files and programs.
- 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 Facebook.
2. Windows 10 Computer Basics for Beginners – 7.5 hrs
- 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
Bring your usernames and passwords.
3. Google Applications – 7.5 hrs
- Google Drive
- Google Calendar
Learn the basics of these applications, and how to access them anywhere.
Need some one on one help learning to use your computer? Book a 45-minute session with a tutor to learn how to increase your computer skills. Each session is $25. Contact our office at 780-352-7257 for dates and availability.
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!
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.