Life Skills & IT Courses

Life Skills & IT Courses

The Computer Learning Centre offers FREE computer literacy training to eligible individuals; providing hands-on learning in an accessible environment. We offer a variety of services including drop-in sessions for internet and personal use where individuals can enhance or develop computer skills and expand their knowledge of computer technology.

Training sessions and workshops are offered on both a group and 1:1 basis and cover a range of topics from basic computer literacy skills such as Working with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to more advanced applications. We can also show you how to get connected online with our Social Media courses. Check out our Document Downloads section for our current courses calendars!

Many of our clients benefit from participating in a range of our short courses. These sessions are a blend of client-led and facilitated learning, and are aimed at enhancing the quality of life for individuals living with mental health needs, physical disabilities, brain injuries, developmental disabilities and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

Our courses focus on personal development and skill-building aimed at empowering independence, confidence and increasing clients’ ability to enhance their lifestyle as they choose. Courses currently available include, but are not limited to:

  • Abusive Situations
  • Assertiveness Training
  • Behaviour at the Workplace
  • Boundaries
  • Bugeting
  • Bullying
  • Choices and Decision Making
  • Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Coping with Greif and Loss
  • Dating Relationships
  • Dealing with Criticism
  • Dressing for Success
  • Employer Expectations
  • Friendship Relationships
  • Frustration/Anger Management
  • Grooming and Hygiene
  • Health, Wellness and Nutrition
  • Help I Live on a Budget and Need Work Clothes
  • Interview Preparation
  • Keeping Safe
  • Public Transit - Bus Training
  • Resume Development
  • Roommates
  • Self-Esteem and Confidence
  • Socialization
  • Stress Management
  • Sexuality Education

Our courses are free to eligible participants and can be offered at our training facilities, through e-learning delivery, or in the community. We are also happy to deliver to groups of all sizes including groups of clients, families, service providers, and schools. Please contact us to discuss your interests.

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