DigitALL: FREE Computer Courses

 

DigitALL, ICTAM's newest initaitive, aims to increase the overall participation of Canadians in the digital economy by offering accessible programming to increase digital literacy and improve technology skills across Manitoba. All computer and internet workshops are completely free for participants.

Upcoming Courses:

Jump to: Sagkeeng First Nation | The Pas | Thompson | Winnipeg


Sagkeeng First Nation

TOPIC: TBD
No previous experience with computers is required.

DATE: July 2019 (TBD)

TIME: TBD

ADDRESS: TBD

COURSE OUTCOMES:

  • Define common computing concepts and terms
  • Explain the differences between hardware and software
  • Develop desktop navigation skills, including how to use a keyboard and mouse
  • Operate basic applications, including MS Word, Internet and email
  • Recognize safe computer usage and security awareness
  • Effectively manage documents by using files and folders
  • Locate resources when needing help or to learn new computer skills

REGISTRATION COMING SOON. No cost to participate!


The Pas

Check back soon for more courses.


Thompson

ADDRESS: All of the following courses are held in Room 235 (Computer Lab) at UCN, 55 UCN Drive

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

  • DATE: August 13, 14 & 15, 2019
  • TIME: 6 - 9 PM

TOPIC: Intro to MS Project Level 1
Building computer skills through a project management program.

  • DATE: August 20, 21, 22 & 24, 2019
  • TIME: All 6 - 9 PM, except August 24 (9 AM - 12 PM)

TOPIC: Emails and Social Media, Safety, and Privacy
Learn the basics about emails and posting on social media while protecting your personal safety and privacy.

  • DATE: September 10, 11 & 12, 2019
  • TIME: 6 - 9 PM

TOPIC: MS Word and Poster Design
Learn the basics of using this invaluable tool as well as some simple design skills. Some familiarity with computers is required.

  • DATE: September 17, 18 & 19, 2019
  • TIME: 6 - 9 PM

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No cost to participate!


Winnipeg

Northwest

TOPIC: Intro to Computers
No previous experience with computers is required.

DATE: July 11, 18 & 25, 2019 (Thursdays)

TIME: 10 AM - 1 PM

ADDRESS: Eagle's Nest Urban Transition Centre - 601 Aikins Street

COURSE OUTCOMES:

  • Define common computing concepts and terms
  • Explain the differences between hardware and software
  • Develop desktop navigation skills, including how to use a keyboard and mouse
  • Operate basic applications, including MS Word, Internet and email
  • Recognize safe computer usage and security awareness
  • Effectively manage documents by using files and folders
  • Locate resources when needing help or to learn new computer skills

REGISTRATION CLOSED - COURSE FULL!

Downtown

TOPIC: Intro to Computers
No previous experience with computers is required.

DATE: Two opportunities to participate:

  • July 15-17, 2019
  • July 22-24, 2019

TIME: 1 PM - 4 PM

ADDRESS: Youth Employment Services (614-294 Portage Avenue)

COURSE OUTCOMES:

  • Define common computing concepts and terms
  • Explain the differences between hardware and software
  • Develop desktop navigation skills, including how to use a keyboard and mouse
  • Operate basic applications, including MS Word, Internet and email
  • Recognize safe computer usage and security awareness
  • Effectively manage documents by using files and folders
  • Locate resources when needing help or to learn new computer skills

REGISTRATION IS OPEN for either course date by telephone: (204) 987-8661. No cost to participate!


Past Courses:

The Pas

  • June 6, 13 & 20, 2019: ESL Digital Upskill Course (Kelsey Learning Centre)

Thompson

  • June 18, 2019: Intro to Computers (UCN)
  • June 19, 2019: Intro to MS Word (UCN)
  • June 25, 2019: Intro to MS Project (UCN)

Winnipeg

  • June 10-12, 2019: Intro to Computers (Crossroads Adult Learning Centre)

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