Adult Computer Courses


 

What Does This Program Offer?

The Adult Computer Course is a half-day, tuition-free program that teaches students computer skills for career advancement, resume improvement and personal improvements.  Courses are held at the Lifetime Learning Centre and are 30-day programs covering a variety of topics including:

MICROSOFT OFFICE 2016 APPLICATIONS (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote)
Digital Photography (DSLR, Mobile) and Imaging (Photoshop)
Computer Programming (Scratch, VBA, Mobile App development)
Cloud (Google Drive, OneDrive, iCloud)
Social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
A variety of hardware platforms (iOS, Android, Linux, Windows)
Computer fundamentals for beginners
Basic Web Design (HTML, CSS, JAVA)

After completing necessary courses, students should be able to write the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam as we are a Microsoft Imagine Academy Licensed Facility.

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Who Should Take This Program?

You should take this program if you:

  • Have been out of school for 1 year or more
  • Want to improve your computer skills
  • Want to earn credits towards your diploma
  • Want to re-enter the workforce
  • Want to improve your resume for a job search or promotion
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What Can I Do With This Program?

As part of the Adult Computer Courses program, you’ll be able to:

  • Confidently use Microsoft office software including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Learn other technologies including Digital Photography, Social Media and Graphic Design
  • Prove computer experience to employers
  • Earn credits towards your diploma
  • Have the option to write the Microsoft Office Specialist, Master or Expert certificate exams
  • Learn how to better use smartphones and tablets

FAQ

Do I need to attend an information session?

How fast can I complete this program?

How can I get a copy of my transcript asap?

When Does It Start?

You can start a 30 day program on the following dates:

Term 1 – Tues. Sept. 8, 2020
Term 2 – Thurs. Oct. 22, 2020
Term 3 – Fri. December 4, 2020
Term 4 – Mon. Feb 1, 2021
Term 5 – Wed. Mar. 24, 2021
Term 6 – Mon. May 10, 2021

Please note: If you are interested in attending an online information session please fill out the following form. Available information session dates:

1:00pm
• Wed., September 2
• Wed., September 9
• Wed., September 16

10:00am
• Tue., Sept 1
• Tue., Sept 8
• Tue., Sept 15

7:00pm
• Thu., Sept 3
• Thu., Sept 10
• Thu., Sept 17

Location:

Lifetime Learning Centre
535 Lake Street
St. Catharines, ON L2N 4H7
905 646 3737

Cost:

There is no tuition fee to take the Adult Computer courses. There is a $50 Certification Fee to take a MOS Certification exam ($25 to re-write).

Contact:

Email: llc@dsbn.org
Phone: (905) 646-3737
Facebook: www.facebook.com/LifetimeLearning.ca