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
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
2. Windows 10 Computer Basics for Beginners – 6 hrs
3. Word Level 1 – 6 hrs
4. Outlook Level 1 – 6 hrs
- how Outlook is structured
- how to navigate the various modules to coordinate communications and collaboration with others
- Modules explored include Mail, Calendar and People.
5. 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:
- text boxes and shapes
This course is designed for computer users who use PowerPoint on a daily basis in a business environment.
6. 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.
- Creating formulas and using the fomula functions
- Creating a basic workbook or spreadsheet
- Using formatting features
- Page set-up and layout options
7. Google Applications – 6 hrs
- Google Drive
- Google Calendar
Learn the basics fo these applications, and how to access them anywhere.
Early Bird Registration Discounts
Bookkeeping Fundamentals: Book and pay by Sept 15 and receive $20 discount.
Computing Essentials: Book and pay by October 1 and receive $30 discount.
Windows 10: Book and pay by October 23 and receive a $30 discount
Word Level 1: Book and pay by November 1 and receive a $30 discount
Outlook Level 1: Book and pay by November 1 and receive a $30 discount
Powerpoint Level 1: Book and pay by November 13 and receive a $30 discount
Excel Level 1: Book and pay by November 20 and receive a $30 discount
Google Applications: Book and pay by November 27 and receive a $30 discount
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.
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!