Courses

CLASSES for Sept- Dec 2022
Most of our classes are offered through both
in-class or online delivery.


 

To register for a course: Register

Red Cross First Aid:
Blended learning- computer/ self-study required- tutoring available.

MUST REGISTER 1 WEEK IN ADVANCE


PLEASE CONFIRM WITH EMPLOYER WHAT COURSE YOU NEED.

EMERGENCY FIRST AID CPR Level C –AED
(online 3-4hrs, in-class 4-5 hrs) $120

STANDARD FIRST AID CPR Level C –AED
 (online 4-5hrs, in-class 6-8hrs) $130
Classes available upon request in Lacombe, Clive, Alix, Blackfalds, Bentley, and Eckville- minimum 6 people.

WHEN: Tentative dates for in-class testing from Sept- Dec 2022  
Sat. 9:00 am: 
Sept 17, Oct. 15 &29, Nov.19, Dec. 10

Literacy/Numeracy Improvement:
For ADULTS: individualized programs to help improve your ability and confidence in a variety of areas. Please call to set up a personalized program. Program will include 6, 1 hr session.

  • Reading Program-A bit rusty?  improve your reading speed, comprehension and fluency
  • Math Skills Program – Need better Math for work?  Call us to work on yourAddition and Subtraction/ multiplication and division – other math concepts can be included
  • Spelling Improvement Program- How do you spell that?  improve your spelling skills
  • Grammar Review Program- Write it right!: work on correcting poor grammar
  • Basic Budgeting: How much did I spend!! Learn skills for basic personal budgeting.

WHEN: start anytime- in person or online delivery. Please call to set up a personalized program
COST
: $20/ program

Computers Q&A  with Laura:
This class is offered to provide an opportunity for individuals to come and ask common computer questions. 
Please book in an appointment.
Lacombe:  Every Tuesday AND Thursday Sept 13-Dec 22 10-12 AM. Must book an appointment
COST:
: $5/ session

Basic Bookkeeping (Manual): (5 classes) Learn the basics of bookkeeping and accounting principles.
All materials provided (bring your own calculator if desired)
WHEN:  2 sessions between Sept and Dec 2022
Please call us if these dates do not work for you
1. Thurs. Sept 15-Oct.13, 6:30-8:30pm
2.Wed.  Oct 19-Nov 16, 6:30-8:30pm
COST:  $200

.Basic Office Skills Program:
This course is a comprehensive 6 week program that will instruct participants in the development of standard skills for working in an office environment.  Classes include computer skills, word, excel, emailing, customer service, basic book keeping, Quickbooks OR Sage accounting training etc.  Please call if interested
WHEN:
start anytime- Course completion will depend on your availability. Approx. time required is 12 weeks. 
COST:
$1000 ($200 required at course start- remaining can be paid in payments)
please note this is not a credited program, upon successful completion, participants will receive  a certificate of completion and a letter of reference.

End of Life Planning:

Not the most cheerful thing to think about, but knowing some facts about planning for death can possibly provide some piece of mind.  This information session will discuss what to consider in regards to death including funeral costs, burial/cremation, legal documents, wills and wishes etc.
WHEN:  Sat. Oct 22, 10:30- 12pm

COST: $10

Home Buyer Info Session:

Whether it’s your 1st time, 2nd time or a long time, this relaxed and informative session will broaden your understanding of the buying process while highlighting answers to question you may have.

WHEN: Thurs. Sept. 22, OR Nov. 17 COST: $no charge

House Maintenance checklist
Learn the basics of maintaining your home.  Get some tips and tricks for avoiding potential problems.
WHEN:  Sat, Sept.24 10-12 OR Mon. Oct. 3 6-8pm
COST: $20

Relationship Communication Class: in person only

Would you like a happier, stronger relationship with your spouse? 

Based on the principles of the 5 Love Languages explore practical tools that will enhance your communications skills with loved ones. 

The instructors: Rick and Linda Graber.

WHEN: Sat. Sept. 17 1-5pm OR 2xWed. Oct. 5 & 12, 6-8pm

COST: $60/couple

Making Changes:
This class will provide the outline for goal setting, prioritizing and planning the way to start making positive changes in your life.  Suited for lifestyle changes or fitness and health goals.
WHEN:  First class is Mon. Sept 12-19, 6:30-8pm.  Contact us for additional dates

COST: $20

Positive Thinking Series:
Join us for reflection on ways to stay positive during our hectic day to day lives:  NOT RELIGIOUS BASED. Some topics included are Gratitude, Self-Acceptance, Forgiveness/Letting go, and Procrastination. WHEN: flexible class times

Cost: $50

Goal Setting Workshop:

This workshop will explore how to set achievable goals and implement strategies to accomplish them.
WHEN: flexible class times

COST: $10  

Creating Spaces:
Do you want to update the look of a room/space in your house or office.  This class will give you some tips and to create the look you want.
WHEN: Wed. 6:30-8pm. Oct. 5 -12
COST: $40

Writing for FUN!!
Weekly writing session each week there will be a new writing topic and style.  Work on it and come back the following week for review. Work on correcting poor grammar or just join for the love of writing.
WHEN: Mons. 11am starts Oct. 17.
COST: $25.

Chair Yoga- based Classes:
This class combines movement patterns and poses that help improve balance and strength. A great class for anyone including those that may have limited range of movement and mobility issues.
WHEN:
Mon & Wed. Sept 12-Dec 14, 9:15-10am
COST:
$50

Intro to Crochet The VERY Basics
We are offering a 2 hour introduction to crochet that is suitable for all ages (adults must attend with children under 16).  Project is a dishcloth.
WHEN
: Sat. Sept. 17 10-12
COST: $25- all materials provided


Crochet: Stylish Toque
Learn to make a unique, stylish toque. *must have beginner knowledge of crochet*
WHEN: Sat. Oct. 15 10-12
COST: $40 (all materials provided)

Crochet – Slippers:.)
 *must have beginner knowledge of crochet*
WHEN: Sat. Nov.5 10-12
COST:
$40- all materials provided

Crochet- Scarf
*must have beginner knowledge of crochet*

WHEN: Sat. Nov. 19 10-12
COST: $40 (all materials provided)

Crochet –Mittens
Learn to make a pair of cozy mittens *must have beginner knowledge of crochet*.
WHEN: Sat. Oct. 29th 10-12
COST: $40 (all materials provided)

Christmas Centrepiece or Wreaths:
Create a unique and personalized wreath or centrepiece for the holiday season. (no live materials)
WHEN
: Tues. Nov. 22, 6-9pm
COST:
$40/1 project- additional projects $20/each

Calligraphy:

Learn the basics of Calligraphy
 WHEN: Mon. Nov. 7-21 6-8pm
COST: $40 Materials included

TRY Yoga: Learn some of the basic postures in yoga- great for those that are looking to take a regular yoga class.

WHEN: 1.5 hr class.  Mon.  Sept 12, 7am or 7pm. Call for additonal dates.
COST: $10

Work-out, SAFELY: Learn how to prevent injuries and to get the most from your workouts by reviewing proper form.

WHEN: 1 hr class. Tues. Sept 13, 7 am or 7:30pm. Call for additonal dates.
COST: $10

Mexican:
Learn to make homemade tortillas, salsa, guacamole, enchiladas, and more.

WHEN: Sun. Oct. 23, 2pm
COST: $30 or 2/$50

Homemade bagels:
Let us show you how to make simple bagels at home.
WHEN: Mon. Oct. 17, 6-8pm
COST: $25 or 2/$40

Canning and Pickling:
In this class we will demonstrate and have you start your own batch of pickles.  Participants will go home with 4 jars of product. 

WHEN: tentative date: Sun. Sept. 25 1pm
COST: $30 or 2/$50

Beginner ASL :Learn to communicate in American Sign Language   
This is a 6 week introductory course.

WHEN:  Tues. Sept. 20-Oct. 25  6:30-8pm
COST: $150- includes text book

ASL Session 2 :
Learn to increase your signing vocabulary to increase your skills and abilities to communicate in ASL.  This is a 6 week follow up class to the introductory sessions.
WHEN: TBD- please call if interested
COST:
$100


Conversational Spanish:
Some Spanish is required- practice speaking and listening, expand vocabulary.
WHEN: TBD- please call if interested
COST: $100

Travelers Spanish:
 
Learn some common phrases and expressions to use during travels or with your Spanish speaking friends(5 Classes)
WHEN:
TBD- please call if interested
COST: $125

Beginner Spanish:

Learn the basics of Spanish grammar and build conversation skills and a vocabulary base.

WHEN: TBD- please call if interested

COST: $125 for 5, 2hr classes

Beginner French:
Learn the basics of the French language including grammar and vocabulary. (6 weeks)
WHEN
: Wed. Sept. 21- Oct. 26  6:30-8:30pm
COST:
$150

French -2:
This class is for those with some experience with French, not suitable for absolute beginners.  Continuation on the structure and vocabulary of the language.  (6 weeks)
WNEH:
TBD- please call if interested
COST:
$150

To register for a course: Register

 


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