Adult Programs

Basic Computer Classes

Sponsored in part by the 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.

A laptop will be provided; however, participants may bring their own laptop computers. For all programs, participants must bring all existing usernames and passwords.

Classes are limited to a maximum of 8 participants. Pre-registration is required.

1. Basic Computers - 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Cost: Free

Topics Covered:

  • 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 how 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. More than the Basics Computer Class - 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Cost: Free

Level: Intermediate

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.

3. Windows 10 - 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Cost: Free

Level: Intermediate

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. Google Applications® – 12 hours over 2 days

Cost: Free

Level: Beginner

We explore:

  • Google Drive
  • Google Calendar
  • Gmail
  • Google Docs
  • Google Sheets

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

Introduction to Microsoft Office

Microsoft Word: Level 1 – Learn how to use Microsoft Word to create documents, manipulate text and format documents. Work with graphics and learn how to proof and print your documents.

Two evening classes from 6 – 8 pm.

Cost: $80

Microsoft Word: Level 2

February 22, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Cost: $125

Microsoft Word: Level 3

March 1, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Cost: $125

Location for all classes: Wetaskiwin Community Learning @ 5606 – 47 St

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel: Level 1 – Learn the basics of creating spreadsheets, entering and formatting data using simple Excel formulas.

Two evening classes from 6 – 8 pm

Cost: $80

Microsoft Excel: Level 2

March 8, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Cost: $125

Microsoft Excel: Level 3

March 15, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Cost: $125

Location for all classes: Wetaskiwin Community Learning @ 5606 – 47 St

 

 

 

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. Make an appointment to speak with our Learning Coach to get started on your learning journey. In person and on-line learning options available.

TECH TALK

Need some one on one help learning to use your computer? Book an hour with our computer instructor to learn how to increase your computer skills. Cost is $25/hour. Contact our office at 780-352-7257 for dates and availability.

Need to write your GED?

We are an approved GED paper-based test writing site.

Fee: $200 for complete exam or $60 per subject.
Contact us to schedule your appointment.
Minimum 2 weeks notice required.

Need to write an exam?

Exam Invigilation available 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

Fee: $30 per exam 

learning centre hours

Our Learning Centre is open by appointment only. Contact us today to make an appointment.

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

 

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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

Dates: 2023 – Dates to be announced
Location: Wetaskiwin Community Learning Program offices
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.
Fee: Free – Pre-registration required

Change it Up

The Change it Up program is an exciting approach designed to change the way you look at employment training and skill development on the road to employment.

You will be empowered to envision, create and execute an individualized plan for your future, in an innovative and interactive workshop environment.

Discover how you can understand your worth, motivation and where you want to go. We’ll help you discover how to get there.

Details:
Dates: 2023 – Dates To be Announced
Time: 9:30 -12:30
Location: Wetaskiwin Learning Centre
Fee: Free (must commit to the entire 10 weeks)

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

5606 47 Street
Wetaskiwin, AB