DIGITALL: FREE COMPUTER COURSES / COURS INFORMATIQUES GRATUITS

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FREE ENTRY-LEVEL COMPUTER COURSES AND WORKSHOPS

DigitALL aims to increase province-wide digital literacy at a basic level among under represented groups by providing FREE computer classes offered in local communities across the province.

Are you looking to improve your computer skills?

Digital Literacy is defined as the ability to locate, organize, understand, evaluate, and analyze information using digital technology. It involves a working knowledge of current tools and an understanding of how they can be used.

What Skills:

Basic computer skills, file management, email, internet, MS Office, security, social media, online job searching, Skype/What’s App, business communication, and e-commerce.

Are you a local support group who wants to bring this program to your community?

It’s anticipated that a basic foundation in digital literacy will enable individuals to gain not only basic digital skills such as using email, texting, or the internet but also to develop the ability to comprehend, contextualize, and critically evaluate how they engage in online environments. It will also provide them with skills they can build upon, should they choose to do so. The potential to increase their opportunities to complete high school, access employment opportunities, and overall participation in a digital world are the expected benefits to both individuals and communities. If you would like to partner with Tech Manitoba to bring free computer courses to your community or resource group, please contact Margaux Miller a mmiller@techmanitoba.ca

Upcoming Courses / Liste de cours:

Jump to: Winnipeg | Birdtail Sioux First Nation | Brandon | Churchill | Flin Flon | Opaskwayak Cree Nation | The PasSwan River | Thompson


Winnipeg

Downtown

TOPIC: Emails, Social Media, Privacy

      • DATE: November 7, 14 & 21, 2019
      • TIME: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
      • ADDRESS: Millennium Library, 3rd Floor (251 Donald St, Winnipeg)
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Define the main uses of today’s emails
        • Explain the difference between social media and social networking
        • Identify popular platforms used today and distinguish the differences
        • Describe the different attacks people fall victim to

TOPIC: Intro to Computers

      • DATE: December 3, 5, 10 and 12, 2019
      • TIME: 1:00 PM – 3:15 PM
      • ADDRESS: Binesi Training Centre (Unit 24-30 Fort St., Winnipeg)
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Define common computing concepts and terms
        • Develop desktop navigation skills, how to use a keyboard and mouse
        • Recognize safe computer usage and security awareness
        • Effectively manage documents by using files and folders

**This class is recommended for seniors**

REGISTRATION IS OPEN for all the above course, call Mary or Lorena at 204-956-6440. No cost to participate!

Saint-Boniface

ADRESSE : Pluri-elles (Manitoba) inc., 420 rue Des Meurons, unité 114

SUJET : Word

      • DATE : 7 novembre, 14 novembre, 21 novembre, 28 novembre
      • TEMPS : 18h à 20h
      • RÉSULTATS DU COURS :
        • Apprendre les touches du clavier
        • Taper un texte simple
        • Mise en page d’un texte
        • Insertion d’images ou autres objets dans le texte
        • Impression sur une imprimante
        • Transformer le document Word en PDF
        • Alignement du texte
        • Passage en revue des fonctions du logiciel

L’INSCRIPTION EST OUVERTE pour toutes les dates de cours – par téléphone à 204-233-1735 poste 201. Aucun frais pour participer!

South End

TOPIC: Emails, Social Media, Privacy

      • DATE: November 6, 13 & 20, 2019
      • TIME: 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
      • ADDRESS: Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology, room 210 (130 Henlow Bay, Winnipeg)
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Define the main uses of today’s emails
        • Explain the difference between social media and social networking
        • Identify popular platforms used today and distinguish the differences
        • Describe the different attacks people fall victim to

TOPIC: Intro to MS Word
Learn how to create and save documents; cut, copy and paste text and images; proof and print documents; and gain the ability to design a poster or flyer. Suitable for complete beginners to Microsoft Word.

      • DATE: November 27, December 4 & 11, 2019
      • TIME: 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
      • ADDRESS: Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology, room 210 (130 Henlow Bay, Winnipeg)
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Demonstrate how to work within multiple documents
        • Make use of the ‘switch between documents’ tool
        • Outline how to view documents side by side
        • Summarize how to scroll in sync

REGISTRATION IS OPEN for all above MITT courses, call (204) 989-7337 or email lifelonglearning@mitt.ca – please indicate the course name and location when registering. No cost to participate!


Birdtail Sioux First Nation

TOPIC: Intro to Computers (morning)
Learning the basics for those new to working with a computer. No previous experience with computers is required.

      • DATES: November 25, 26 & 27, 2019
      • TIME: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
      • ADDRESS: Band Office
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Define common computing concepts and terms
        • Develop desktop navigation skills, how to use a keyboard and mouse
        • Recognize safe computer usage and security awareness
        • Effectively manage documents by using files and folders

TOPIC: Intro to Computers (afternoon)
Learning the basics for those new to working with a computer. No previous experience with computers is required.

      • DATES: November 25, 26 & 27, 2019
      • TIME: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
      • ADDRESS:Band Office
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Define common computing concepts and terms
        • Develop desktop navigation skills, how to use a keyboard and mouse
        • Recognize safe computer usage and security awareness
        • Effectively manage documents by using files and folders

TOPIC: Emails, Social Media, Safety, and Privacy (morning)

      • DATES: November 28, 29 & December 2, 2019
      • TIME: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
      • ADDRESS:Band Office
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Define the main uses of today’s emails
        • Explain the difference between social media and social networking
        • Identify popular platforms used today and distinguish the differences
        • Describe the different attacks people fall victim to

TOPIC: Emails, Social Media, Safety, and Privacy (afternoon)

      • DATES: November 28, 29 & December 2, 2019
      • TIME: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
      • ADDRESS: Band Office
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Define the main uses of today’s emails
        • Explain the difference between social media and social networking
        • Identify popular platforms used today and distinguish the differences
        • Describe the different attacks people fall victim to

TOPIC: Intro to MS Word (morning)
Learn how to create and save documents; cut, copy and paste text and images; proof and print documents; and gain the ability to design a poster or flyer. Suitable for complete beginners to Microsoft Word.

      • DATES: December 3, 4 & 5 , 2019
      • TIME: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
      • ADDRESS:Band Office
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Demonstrate how to work within multiple documents
        • Make use of the ‘switch between documents’ tool
        • Outline how to view documents side by side
        • Summarize how to scroll in sync

TOPIC: Intro to MS Word (afternoon)
Learn how to create and save documents; cut, copy and paste text and images; proof and print documents; and gain the ability to design a poster or flyer. Suitable for complete beginners to Microsoft Word.

      • DATES: December 3, 4 & 5 , 2019
      • TIME: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
      • ADDRESS:Band Office
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Demonstrate how to work within multiple documents
        • Make use of the ‘switch between documents’ tool
        • Outline how to view documents side by side
        • Summarize how to scroll in sync

THESE COURSES ARE AT CAPACITY –  To register for future courses in this area, please call: 204.989.7337 or email: lifelonglearning@mitt.ca. No cost to participate!


Brandon

TOPIC: Intro to Computers
Learning the basics for those new to working with a computer. No previous experience with computers is required.

      • DATES: November 19, 21, 26 & 28, 2019
      • TIME: 4:30 PM – 6:45 PM
      • ADDRESS: Westman Immigrant Services, 1001 Pacific Ave, Brandon, MB R7A 0J2
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Define common computing concepts and terms
        • Develop desktop navigation skills, how to use a keyboard and mouse
        • Recognize safe computer usage and security awareness
        • Effectively manage documents by using files and folders

TOPIC: Intro to Computers
Learning the basics for those new to working with a computer. No previous experience with computers is required.

      • DATES: November 22, 29 & December 6, 2019
      • TIME: 9 AM – 12 PM
      • ADDRESS: Westman Immigrant Services, 1001 Pacific Ave, Brandon, MB R7A 0J2
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Define common computing concepts and terms
        • Develop desktop navigation skills, how to use a keyboard and mouse
        • Recognize safe computer usage and security awareness
        • Effectively manage documents by using files and folders

REGISTRATION IS OPEN Register in person at Westman Immigrant Services or by phone at (204) 727-6031. No cost to participate!


Churchill

TOPIC: Intro to Computers
Learning the basics for those new to working with a computer. No previous experience with computers is required.

      • DATES: November 22, 29 & December 6, 2019
      • TIME: 6 PM – 9 PM
      • ADDRESS: Duke of Marlborough School computer lab, Churchill MB
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Define common computing concepts and terms
        • Develop desktop navigation skills, how to use a keyboard and mouse
        • Recognize safe computer usage and security awareness
        • Effectively manage documents by using files and folders

TOPIC: Intro to MS Word
Learn how to create and save documents; cut, copy and paste text and images; proof and print documents; and gain the ability to design a poster or flyer. Suitable for complete beginners to Microsoft Word.

      • DATES: December 12, 13 & 14, 2019
      • TIME: 6 PM – 9 PM
      • ADDRESS: Duke of Marlborough School computer lab, Churchill MB
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Demonstrate how to work within multiple documents
        • Make use of the ‘switch between documents’ tool
        • Outline how to view documents side by side
        • Summarize how to scroll in sync

REGISTRATION IS OPEN Register by emailing claudia.grill@churchill.ca or calling (204) 675 0305 or FB messenger @T2EChurchill


Opaskwayak Cree Nation

TOPIC: Intro to Computers
Learning the basics for those new to working with a computer. No previous experience with computers is required. 

      • DATES: December 10, 11 & 12, 2019
      • TIME: 6 PM – 9 PM
      • COURSE: EXT 0025
      • ADDRESS: UCN Training Centre – Otineka Mall location – OCN
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Define common computing concepts and terms
        • Develop desktop navigation skills, how to use a keyboard and mouse
        • Recognize safe computer usage and security awareness
        • Effectively manage documents by using files and folders

REGISTRATION IS OPEN Contact Diane Pelly by phone at (204) 620-1705 or email: dpelly@ucn.ca. No cost to participate!


Flin Flon

TOPIC: Intro to Computers
No previous experience with computers is required. Minimum language requirement: CLB Level 4

      • DATES: November 19, 20 & 21, 2019
      • TIME: 6 PM – 9 PM
      • COURSE: EXT 0025
      • ADDRESS: UCN Flin Flon Reginal Centre, Computer Lab (4 Hart Ave, Flin Flon)
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Define common computing concepts and terms
        • Develop desktop navigation skills, how to use a keyboard and mouse
        • Recognize safe computer usage and security awareness
        • Effectively manage documents by using files and folders

TOPIC: Intro to MS Word
Learn how to create and save documents; cut, copy and paste text and images; proof and print documents; and gain the ability to design a poster or flyer. Suitable for complete beginners to Microsoft Word.

      • DATES: November 19, 20 & 21, 2019
      • TIME: 6 PM – 9 PM
      • COURSE: EXT 0025
      • ADDRESS: UCN Flin Flon Reginal Centre, Computer Lab (4 Hart Ave, Flin Flon)
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Define common computing concepts and terms
        • Develop desktop navigation skills, how to use a keyboard and mouse
        • Recognize safe computer usage and security awareness
        • Effectively manage documents by using files and folders

REGISTRATION IS OPEN Contact Craig Cowper by phone at (204) 687-7038 or email crcowper@ucn.ca. No cost to participate!


The Pas

TOPIC: ESL Digitall Upskill Course

      • DATE: November 7, 14 & 21, 2019
      •  TIME: 6 PM – 9 PM
      • ADDRESS: University College of the North, room 240 (436, 7th Street East, The Pas)

REGISTRATION IS TBA No cost to participate!

Upcoming Course Dates in The Pas (Topics TBD):

      • December 2, 3, 4, 5, 2019
      • February 24, 25, 26, 27, 2020
      • June 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 2020

Swan River

TOPIC: Intro to Computers
Learning the basics for those new to working with a computer. No previous experience with computers is required.

      • DATES: November 5, 6 & 17, 2019
      • TIME: 1 PM – 4 PM
      • COURSE: EXT 0025
      • ADDRESS: UCN Room 103, 1485 3rd Street N., Swan River
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Define common computing concepts and terms
        • Develop desktop navigation skills, how to use a keyboard and mouse
        • Recognize safe computer usage and security awareness
        • Effectively manage documents by using files and folders

TOPIC: Emails, Social Media, Safety, and Privacy

      • DATES: November 12, 13 & 14, 2019
      • TIME: 1 PM – 4 PM
      • COURSE: EXT 0306
      • ADDRESS: UCN Room 103, 1485 3rd Street N., Swan River
      • COURSE OUTCOMES:
        • Define the main uses of today’s emails
        • Explain the difference between social media and social networking
        • Identify popular platforms used today and distinguish the differences
        • Describe the different attacks people fall victim to

TOPIC: MS Word, Posters, and Flyers
Some familiarity with working with a computer is required. Learn the basics of using this invaluable tool. Gain the ability to design a poster or flyer.

      • DATES: November 19, 20 & 21, 2019
      • TIME: 6 PM – 9 PM
      • COURSE: EXT 0305
      • ADDRESS: UCN Room 103, 1485 3rd Street N., Swan River

REGISTRATION IS OPEN Contact Lindsay Cook at (204) 734-4419, lcook@ucn.ca, or in person at 1485 3rd Street N Swan River Valley Workforce Development Centre


Thompson

TOPIC: Intro to Computers
Learning the basics for those new to working with a computer. No previous experience with computers is required.

      • DATES: December 3, 4, 5, 2019
      • TIME: 6 – 9 PM
      • COURSE: EXT 0027

TOPIC: Intro to Excel
Learn about data entry and date editing, data and number formatting, working with cells and ranges, and managing worksheets. Suitable for complete beginners to Microsoft Excel.

      • DATE: December 10, 11, 12, 2019
      • TIME: 6 – 9 PM
      • COURSE: EXT 0031

REGISTRATION IS OPEN for all of the above courses in person at UCN’s Thompson Enrolment Services Office, by phone at (204) 677-6450 or (866) 677-6450 (toll-free), or by email at th_reception@ucn.ca. No cost to participate!

Past Courses:

Brandon

      • October 4, 11 & 18, 2019: Intro to Computers (Westman Immigrant Services)

Churchill

      • September 13, 20 & 27, 2019: Intro to Computers

Flin Flon

      • October 22, 23 & 24, 2019: Intro to Computers (UCN)

The Pas

      • June 6, 13 & 20, 2019: ESL Digital Upskill Course (Kelsey Learning Centre)
      • Sept 16-19, 2019: Intro to Computers (UCN)

Thompson

      • June 18, 2019: Intro to Computers (UCN)
      • June 19, 2019: Intro to MS Word (UCN)
      • June 25, 2019: Intro to MS Project (UCN)
      • August 13-15, 2019: Intro to Computers (UCN)
      • August 20, 21, 22 & 24, 2019: MS Project, Level 1 (UCN)
      • September 10-12, 2019: Emails, Social Media, Safety & Privacy (UCN)
      • September 17, 18 & 19, 2019: MS Word, Posters & Flyers (UCN)
      • October 8, 9 &10, 2019: Intro to Computers (UCN)
      • October 15, 16 & 17, 2019: Intro to Word (UCN)

Winnipeg

      • June 10-12, 2019: Intro to Computers (Crossroads Adult Learning Centre)
      • July 11, 18 & 25, 2019: Intro to Computers (Eagle’s Nest Aboriginal Youth Resource & Recreation Centre)
      • July 15-17, 2019: Intro to Computers (Youth Employment Services)
      • July 22-24, 2019: Intro to Computers (Youth Employment Services)
      • 24 juillet, 31 juillet, 7 aout, 14 aout : Gestion des fichiers de l’ordinateur (Pluri-elles)
      • August 16, 23 & 30, 2019: Intro to Mac Computers (MITT English Language Institute)
      • August 28-30, 2019: Intro to Computers (Crossroads Adult Learning Centre)
      • 12 septembre, 19 septembre, 26 septembre: Sécurité informatique, fraude
      • 10 octobre, 17 octobre, 24 octobre, 31 octobre: Recherche internet (Pluri-elles)

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Contact Information:

Margaux Miller
Program Director, Tech Manitoba

Email: mmiller@techmanitoba.ca

Phone: 431-557-6644

 

 

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