AGRICULTURE MarketSafe AGRC-0234
This course focuses on food safety and safe food handling procedures for farmers’ market vendors, market managers, farm gate vendors, home kitchen small scale food processors and others who make, bake or produce food products for public consumption outside of regulated food service establishments. Topics include foodborne illness, risk, packaging, transporting and hygiene. Capacity: 25 Tuition: $75 Instructor: Wes Huyghe Duration: 7 hours Start: Apr 05, 2014 Sat 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Start: May 03, 2014 Sat 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
JOIN US FOR THE FIFTH ANNUAL ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS DAY Each day will include five sessions to assist you in both the professional and personal aspects of your career. Leave the office and enjoy a picnic in the park with your fellow professionals! May 13, 14 and 15, 2014 Riverbank Discovery Centre 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Early Bird Regular
$109 plus GST (by April 25, 2014) $139 plus GST
For more information call 204.725.8725 To register call 204.725.8701
BUSINESS HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT DOCUMENT OF ACHIEVEMENT
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS
Pre-Requisite: Hrmg-0007: Managing The Hr Function
Learn to catch problems early and resolve disagreements candidly and respectfully, even in the face of arguments and misunderstandings. Maximize input from people closest to the work (including those who have difficulty sharing information). Express the best ideas in a way that builds acceptance rather than resistance, including challenging the way things are currently being done. Make better decisions and then take more committed action. Capacity: 10 Tuition: $249 Instructor: Bill Noyes Duration: 6 hours Start: Apr 08, 2014 Tue 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Understand the effectiveness of branding and start creating an identity for your business. Let people know who you are, what you offer and the message you have. Our instructor will discuss options on where and how to brand your company once the initial identity is created. Get help finding your target market and start branding your business today! Capacity: 25 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: Janice Cyrenne Duration: 3 hours Start: Apr 15, 2014 Tue 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
MANAGEMENT SKILLS CERTIFICATE
Recruitment and selection skills are enhanced in this course. Assignments and cases are used to build skills in designing recruitment and selection procedures, understanding relevant legislation, conducting selection interviews, choosing employment tests, understanding legal and collective agreement issues and developing human resource policies and procedures. These topics form the basis for learning how to make legally defensible hiring decisions. Textbook required. Capacity: 15 Tuition: $369 Instructor: Kevin Lone Duration: 7 weeks/40 hours Start: Apr 24, 2014 Tue/Thu 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Effective Supervision PEDV-0077
Newly appointed supervisors and those already in a middle management position will develop constructive skills and techniques in employee relations, problem solving, attitudes, motivation and delegation. Students also learn skills to develop confidence in their roles as supervisors. Textbook required. Capacity: 15 Tuition: $369 Instructor: Eric Dowsett Duration: 7 weeks/40 hours Start: May 06, 2014 Tue/Thu 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. CONTINUINGSTUDIES@ASSINIBOINE.NET
Excelling At Customer Service Customer satisfaction is a complicated thing because satisfaction is so personal. You can develop the skills and techniques needed to exceed not only your customers’ expectations, but your own as well. This customer service training workshop is for anyone who encounters customers on a daily basis and strives to ensure they keep coming back. Lunch is included. Capacity: 30 Tuition: $159 (plus GST) Instructor: Sarah Khan Duration: 6 hours Start: May 29, 2014 Thu 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Register by: May 14, 2014
Marketing with Twitter
Social Media for Businesses
Starting Your Own Business
Learn what Twitter is and how to use it for your business. Our instructor will discuss the marketing potential of designing left and right banners and using the real estate space in the profile page. You will be shown how to tweet and use images, videos and links to websites. Please have a Twitter account created prior to class. Capacity: 25 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: Janice Cyrenne Duration: 3 hours Start: May 20, 2014 Tue 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Connect with your audience online and be part of the conversation. This three-hour workshop is designed to teach the basics of Facebook and Twitter so you can begin incorporating them into your overall marketing and communications strategy. We’ll also discuss tips, strategies and examples for proper social media etiquette. No prior experience with Facebook or Twitter is required. Capacity: 25 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: Danielle Adriaansen Duration: 3 hours Start: Mar 20, 2014 Thu 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
This workshop will help you determine whether entrepreneurship is right for you. Participants will be walked through the steps of starting their own business. The focus will be on choosing the right business structure, creating a business plan, license and registration requirements and understanding the government reporting responsibilities such as setting up GST and PST, taxation and financial records. Capacity: 25 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: Tania Neufeld Duration: 3 hours Start: May 15, 2014 Thu 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
COOKING Cooking courses are held at the Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts (1035 – 1st Street North)
DEMONSTRATION SERIES These courses are for those students who want to sit back and relax while learning and being entertained. The courses will be offered in the state-of-the-art Manitoba Canola Growers Culinary Theatre at the Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts (MICA). These courses are offered in partnership with MLCC and participants will be able to enjoy alcohol pairings with the food samples that the chef has prepared.
A Taste of South America COOK-0137
The world has become interested in the cuisines of South America. New combinations have emerged, but the time-honored culinary traditions of Latin America remain intact. If you have not explored them already, don’t miss out. You will fall in love with South American food. Capacity: 20 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: Ben Hernandez Duration: 2 hours Start: Apr 22, 2014 Tue 7 – 9 p.m.
Flavour of East Coast Trail COOK-0228
Canada’s eastern provinces are recognized around the globe for the fish and seafood caught off their shores. We will discover the different cuisines of these provinces and touch on their history in relation to feeding both the country and the world. Capacity: 24 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: Derek May Duration: 2 hours Start: Apr 23, 2014 Wed 7 – 9 p.m.
Flavour of Pacific Coast
Asian immigration over the last century and a half has greatly influenced the regional cuisine of the West Coast. This course will guide you through West Coast cuisine with some ethnic inspirations. Product experts from Manitoba Liquor Marts will be presenting a selection of recommended beverage pairings. Registrants must be 18 years of age or older. Capacity: 20 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: Derek May Duration: 2 hours Start: May 14, 2014 Wed 7 – 9 p.m.
With myriads of cupcake shows emerging on television and quaint cupcake shops opening across the country, cupcakes are the newest craze. Learn how to make a variety of embellishments and a potted cupcake bouquet that will make your treats look like they’re the work of a professional. Please bring an apron and a container to take your designs home in. The instructor will supply the cupcakes. Capacity: 18 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: Brett Kennedy Duration: 2.5 hours Start: May 12, 2014 Mon 6:30 – 9 p.m.
Easter Cupcake Toppers
The following participatory courses are for those individuals who want to learn how to prepare food first-hand and would like participate in a fun and relaxing evening with our expeienced chefs.
Would you like to master the art of barbecuing? Learn some hands-on techniques to cook the perfect meat and vegetables on your barbecue. Please bring an apron. Capacity: 18 Tuition: $89 (plus GST) Instructor: Timothy Taylor Duration: 4 hours Start: Jun 08, 2014 Sun 1 – 5 p.m.
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Get ready for Easter with fun, themed embellishments for your cupcakes. Our instructor will show you the art of decorating with gum paste and fondant. Please bring an apron and at least 12 cupcakes. Capacity: 18 Tuition: $45 (plus GST) Instructor: Brett Kennedy Duration: 2.5 hours Start: Apr 15, 2014 Tue 6:30 – 9 p.m.
Fall BBQ COOK-0178
Extend your barbeque season into the cooler weather. Our instructor will show you how to cook a variety of fall-themed recipes. Please bring an apron. Capacity: 18 Tuition: $89 (plus GST) Instructor: Timothy Taylor Duration: 4 hours Start: Aug 10, 2014 Sun 1 – 5 p.m.
MLCC COURSES Product Ambassadors from Manitoba Liquor Marts will be offering two-hour demonstration courses at the Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts (MICA).
Cheese Wars: Wine vs. Beer COOK-0213
Savour the rich, ripe flavors of different cheeses and pair them with a competing beer and wine. Your task: decide which fermented favourite best compliments each cheese! Join us in a wild rock ‘em, sock ‘em of taste and see which beverage wins your palate! Capacity: 18 Tuition: $35 (plus GST) Instructor: MLCC REP Duration: 2 hours Start: Apr 08, 2014 Tue 7 – 9 p.m.
FITNESS & WELLNESS Healing with Crystals/Gemstone
Did you know that crystals can send and receive energy? Now you can learn how to use these natural elements to create a healthier and happier life. Learn about the healing energies and characteristics of individual crystals, how to choose them, charge them and cleanse them. Capacity: 20 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: Richard Wharf Duration: 3 hours Start: Apr 14, 2014 Mon 7 –10 p.m.
Hormones and Weight Loss HLTH-0261
Hormones govern our sex lives, stress lives and immune response. Research has implicated hormonal imbalance in everything from breast cancer to short-term memory loss as well as what we eat, why we eat it and what happens to the body once the food is ingested. When you picked up that doughnut you weren’t just having a weak moment; you were obeying your team of internal managers. Learn how hormones affect health and weight loss and how to balance them. Capacity: 20 Tuition: $39 (plus GST) Instructor: Louise Hersak Duration: 2 hours Start: Jun 18, 2014 Wed 7 – 9 p.m.
Reiki (pronounced ray-key) is safe, simple, yet very powerful method of hands-on healing. It alleviates pain, illness and removes stress or tension, promoting more energy and better sleep. Reiki is used in sports medicine and some hospitals. It can be used on yourself and others for chronic illness and emotional issues. It promotes self-worth, intuition and a more heightened awareness. Classes are experiential with hands-on training. Please wear comfortable clothing, bring water and a healthy snack. The textbook can be purchased on the first night of the course. Please contact Richard at 204.724.5344 regarding the textbook, course details or if you would like a free demonstration. This course is held off campus. Capacity: 6 Tuition: $100 (plus GST) Instructor: Richard Wharf Duration: 6 hours Start: Mar 22, 2014 Sat 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Workplace Brain Food HLTH-0260
Poor nutrition can underlie many workplace issues such as morale, safety, productivity and long-term health of employees. Learn about food choices that help make employees productivity powerhouses. This session will include tips for a healthy brain, ideas for healthy work day meals and a bonus brain food meal plan. Capacity: 20 Tuition: $39 (plus GST) Instructor: Louise Hersak Duration: 2 hours Start: May 21, 2014 Wed 7 – 9 p.m.
PLAN AHEAD PLEASE DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE You will be consuming alcoholic beverages so we strongly suggest that you make arrangements for a ride to and from this event. Participants must be 18 years or older to attend (proof of age may be requested).
GARDENING Growing Greens and Edible Flowers
Tree & Shrub Pruning
Learn all of the pruning basics including what, when, where, why and how to prune with our expert instructor. Students should bring their pruners and pruning questions. Capacity: 15 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: Lord Abbey Duration: 3 hours Start: Sep 13, 2014 Sat 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
This course will introduce you to various traditional and exotic plants whose leaves and flowers can be used as vegetables and herbs. You will also learn how to grow and care for some of these plants. Their value in edible gardens such as market gardens, front and backyard gardens will also be explored. Capacity: 15 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: Lord Abbey Duration: 3 hours Start: Apr 26, 2014 Sat 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
HEALTH PN BRIDGING
1st Aid - Emergency
This course explores the process of socialization and discusses how culture affects the totality of our lives. Learners examine social deviance and social control and look at the social dynamics of racial, ethnic and minority groups in our society. The processes and effects of social stratification are discussed. Capacity: 25 Tuition: $495 Instructor: TBA Duration: 3 months Start: May 01, 2014 End: Jul 31, 2014 Register by: Apr 20, 2014
Basic First Aid and CPR techniques are taught in an interactive environment. This course is for individuals and employees who want an overview of First Aid and CPR in the workplace or at home. This course meets the minimum regulations for Workplace Health and Safety for Basic First Aid. Participants who meet the required standard receive a nationally recognized certification that is valid for three years. The textbook is included in cost of tuition. Capacity: 12 Tuition: $109 Instructor: Linda Grossart Duration: 8 hours Start: Jun 17, 2014 Tue/Thu 6 – 10 p.m.
POSTGRADUATE COURSES FOR LPNS Intravenous & Medications HLTH-0086
Must have proof of current active/practicing registration from one of the following professional organizations: LPN, RN or RPN. This course teaches the principles of intravenous therapy. Anatomy and physiology of underlying structures are reviewed. Various routes of access are covered. Initiation of IV is practiced along with medication and blood administration. Skills and techniques are practiced in a lab setting. Capacity: 15 Tuition: $239 Instructor: Craig Miller Duration: 2 weeks/16 hours Start: May 05, 2014 Mon/Thu 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.
CPR/AED Level HCP Recertification HLTH-0053
Prerequisite: Proof of attendance at a CPR/ AED level HCP course or recertification within approximately the last 3 years. This Canadian Red Cross course is designed for those who are required to renew their skills annually to fulfill Workplace Health and Safety regulations. Please review material prior to course start. Capacity: 12 Tuition: $59 Instructor: Linda Grossart Duration: 4 hours Start: May 05, 2014 Mon 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. Duration: 4 hours Start: Jun 11, 2014 Wed 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.
CPR/AED Level HCP HLTH-0193
This course is for healthcare professionals and students (e.g. nurses, paramedics, emergency medical responder, allied healthcare providers and physicians) who require CPR as a prerequisite through Workplace Safety and Health regulations. The textbook is included in cost of tuition. Capacity: 12 Tuition: $99 Instructor: Linda Grossart Duration: 7 hours Start: May 06, 2014 Tue/Thu 6:30 – 10 p.m. Duration: 7 hours Start: Jun 30, 2014 Mon/Wed 6:30 – 10 p.m.
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JOB SPECIFIC FoodSafe 1 COOK-0014
This seminar delivered by Manitoba Health is a must for owners, managers, supervisors, chefs, cooks and other personnel responsible for purchasing, handling, preparing and serving food. FoodSafe is a nationally recognized seminar that addresses the relationship between microbiology and food-borne illness, safe food handling, personal hygiene habits, effective cleaning and sanitizing of equipment and utensils. The course also covers measures to ensure a clean, safe food service operation. Participants who pass the examination receive a nationally recognized certificate which is valid for five years. The textbook is included in cost of tuition. Capacity: 30 Tuition: $89 Duration: 6 hours Instructor: Zebina Ramsden Location: Killarney Hospital, Killarney Start: Apr 03, 2014 Thu 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Instructor: Location: Start:
April Gravelle 340 – 9th Street, Brandon (Provincial Building) Apr 17, 2014 Thu 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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Brad Kelso 1430 Victoria Ave East (ACC) May 03, 2014 Sat 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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Brad Kelso 1430 Victoria Ave East (ACC) Jun 21, 2014 Sat 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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Brad Kelso 1430 Victoria Ave East (ACC) Aug 30, 2014 Sat 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
FoodSafe 1 Recertification COOK-0152
This session is for people who require recertification in FoodSafe 1. Registrants will write the exam during a one-hour time slot. A valid FoodSafe 1 certificate must be presented on the day of recertification. Capacity: 30 Tuition: $59 Instructor: Brad Kelso Duration: 2 hours Location: 1430 Victoria Ave East (ACC) Start: Apr 28, 2014 Mon 7 – 9 p.m
HOBBIES & CRAFTS Intarsia Wood Art
Wood Pen Making
Learn the art of intarsia which combines the use of different woods and wood colours made in different depths to create a 3D picture. This is a woodworking craft where you follow a pattern to make a picture out of the different colours of wood. Each piece looks complex and difficult, but our experienced instructor will show you how easy it can be. Materials are included in cost of tuition. This course is held at the Len Evans Centre for Trades and Technology (LECTT), 1035–1st Street North. Capacity: 10 Tuition: $249 (plus GST) Instructor: James Copeland Duration: 5 weeks/15 hours Start: Apr 16, 2014 Wed 7 – 10 p.m.
Learn how to make a unique handcrafted wooden pen using a wood lathe. These pens are easy to make and each is one of a kind. Supplies are included in the cost of tuition. Capacity: 12 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: James Copeland Duration: 3 hours Start: Apr 01, 2014 Tue 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Knitting Socks CRAF-0286
Knitting is a relaxing hobby that is easy once you learn the basic knit stitch. Learn how to knit a pair of socks from the beginning to the end. Supplies will be purchased from instructor at the beginning of class for $25. Capacity: 10 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: Allison Krause Danielsen Duration: 2 weeks/4 hours Start: Mar 29, 2014 Sat 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
MUSIC Guitar Level II CRAF-0174
A continuation of the beginner course, students will expand their knowledge of chords, melody playing and accompaniment by making music together as an ensemble. This course is also suitable for guitarists who have a beginner background, including familiarity with the notes in first-position and a few simple chords. With a focus on playing together and having fun, students will learn some familiar songs, as well as classic blues patterns and improvisation styles. Students are required to bring an acoustic steel or nylonstring guitar, manuscript paper, pencils, erasers and a notebook. Capacity: 15 Tuition: $129 (plus GST) Instructor: Bruce Shavers Duration: 6 weeks/10 hours Start: Mar 25, 2014 Tue 7 – 8:40 p.m.
REGISTER EARLY Unless otherwise indicated please register at least 10 working days prior to the start date of the course.
PERSONAL INTEREST Dog Grooming
Writer’s Research Tips
Learn how to maintain your dog’s appearance. This workshop will demonstrate the techniques on basic grooming such as combing, brushing, dental care, ear care and foot care as well as tips on dog massage. Please do not bring your own dog. The instructor will demonstrate on her own dogs Capacity: 20 Tuition: $39 (plus GST) Instructor: Cayla Hellebakken Duration: 2 hours Start: Apr 10, 2014 Thu 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Who do you think you are? We all hunger to know who we are and where we came from. Learn where to begin and how to proceed. This course will give you the tools to trace your ancestry. Capacity: 20 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: Richard Wharf Duration: 2.5 hours Start: Apr 09, 2014 Wed 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Where do you start when writing an article, novel or essay? Learn from an experienced author who will teach you how to conduct research for any piece of writing. In today’s world the research options are endless. Capacity: 25 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: TBA Duration: 3 hours Start: May 07, 2014 Wed 7 – 10 p.m.
Tips on Getting Published CRAF-0269
Do you have a great idea for a book or article but aren’t sure what to do next? Our published instructor will give you tips on how to get your material published locally. Capacity: 25 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: TBA Duration: 3 hours Start: May 21, 2014 Wed 7 – 10 p.m.
PHOTOGRAPHY Baby & Newborn Photography
Discover the tricks of the trade that photographers use to photograph newborns and babies. Learn how to handle the babies, pose them and use props. Both studio and natural lighting will be covered as well as preparing for a session. The course includes a session with a baby, allowing students to put to use what they have learned. This course is held at Studio 78 (110–6th Street). Capacity: 15 Tuition: $69 Instructor: Jamie Lynn Willey Duration: 4 hours Start: Apr 05, 2014 Sat 1 – 5 p.m.
Prerequisite: CRAF-0013 Photography 1
This course is designed to explore photographic topics with a hands-on approach. Some of the topics to be covered include quality and type of light, texture, macro photography, selective focus, action photography and portrait lighting. Students are encouraged to share their work and to discuss constructively the work of fellow classmates. Shoots are arranged according to the wishes of participants. This course is held at Crocus Plains Secondary School. Use the north doors on the west side. Capacity: 20 Tuition: $199 Instructors: Jim Atkinson Darlene Perkin Duration: 6 weeks/18 hours Start: Apr 22, 2014 Tue 7 – 10 p.m.
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TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (TESOL) TESOL Teacher Training COMM-0280
This course is an introductory English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher training course that will provide you with the tools, strategies and knowledge to be successful as an English language teacher. The course places a strong emphasis on practical teaching skills and uses pair work, small group work, class discussions and teaching demonstrations to enhance each participant’s learning experience. This classroom experience, combined with a 20-hour practicum, will provide you with an ACE TESOL certificate that is a professional, internationally recognized ESL teaching credential. Please contact the Centre of Continuing Studies at 204.725.8725 before registering to verify your eligibility for admission. Capacity: 16 Tuition: $1,800 Instructor: Fernando Araujo Duration: 4 weeks/100 hours Start: Jul 07, 2014 Mon - Fri 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m
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TECHNOLOGY Access Workshop COMP-0157
Do databases confuse you? Does the thought of running a query scare you? Learn how to create a database in Access 2010 from the beginning. Learn how to run reports and analyze your data. Capacity: 25 Tuition: $99 (plus GST) Instructor: Deanna Wolfe Duration: 3 weeks/7.5 hours Start: Apr 28, 2014 Mon 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Adobe Workshop COMP-0521
Learn to read and review PDF documents with Adobe. Topics will include but are not limited to adding comments, highlighting text, searching the document for text or phrases and printing. Join our experienced instructor and have your questions ready. Capacity: 25 Tuition: $49 (plus GST) Instructor: Deanna Wolfe Duration: 2.5 hours Start: Mar 24, 2014 Mon 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Excel & Word: Tips, Tricks & Questions
Excel Advanced Workshop
Already using Excel and understand the basics? Build on your skills with this workshop. Topics include formulas, name ranges, auto calculate and absolute references. Capacity: 25 Tuition: $49 (plus GST) Instructor: Deanna Wolfe Duration: 2.5 hours Start: Jun 10, 2014 Tue 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Go beyond the basics with Excel. You will learn the benefits of using conditional formatting, setting up if and nested if equations and how and why to create a pivot table. You will need to have basic knowledge of Excel to attend. Develop your Word skills beyond typing. Learn how to create fillable forms, protect text and do a mail merge. This session is not for beginners. Find out how to take the basics in Word and do amazing things. Come learn tricks and bring questions about problems you have encountered. Lunch is provided. Capacity: 25 Early Bird: $139 (plus GST) Register by: May 30, 2014 for early bird Tuition: $159 (plus GST) Instructor: Deanna Wolfe Duration: 6 hours Date: Jun 03, 2014 Tue 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Excel Basics Workshop COMP-0124
Learn the basic functions of Excel, including but not limited to navigation in the worksheet, entering, editing and formatting data, using auto fill and rearranging the workbook. This workshop is for anyone who has never used Excel or has just started to use the program. Capacity: 25 Tuition: $49 (plus GST) Instructor: Deanna Wolfe Duration: 2.5 hours Start: May 06, 2014 Tue 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Social Media for Personal Use
Web Design on a Budget
This workshop introduces users to basic features of MS Outlook 2010. Students will learn how to send/receive email, manage messages and work with folders. Topics may also include how to use the calendar and plan meetings with others in a network environment, how to create and manage contacts, and create, manage and delegate tasks. Capacity: 25 Tuition: $49 (plus GST) Instructor: Deanna Wolfe Duration: 2.5 hours Start: May 26, 2014 Mon 7 – 9:30 p.m.
In this workshop we’ll go through Facebook, Twitter and YouTube in detail. We’ll also touch on a few other platforms like Pinterest and Instagram. You’re ready to get online, you just need someone to show you the ropes. By the time you’re done you’ll be posting, liking, tweeting, pinning and sharing like a real pro. This course is for anyone with an interest in learning more about social media; no experience is required. You should have a basic understanding of how to use a computer and the Internet. Capacity: 25 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: Danielle Adriaansen Duration: 3 hours Start: Apr 02, 2014 Wed 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Is your small business or organization looking to develop a web presence, but can’t afford a custom website? Perhaps you’re planning on hiring a web developer and would like more information before starting the project. This course introduces you to some alternatives for website design. Learn more about two popular open-source content management systems that allow you to build a website without touching a line of code! This course does not require any programming knowledge. An understanding of how to operate a computer and use the Internet is required. Capacity: 15 Tuition: $89 (plus GST) Instructor: Danielle Adriaansen Duration: 6 hours Start: Mar 25, 2014 Tue/Thu 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Social Media for Businesses COMP-0526
Connect with your audience online and be part of the conversation. The basics of Facebook and Twitter so you can begin incorporating them into your overall marketing and communications strategy. We’ll also discuss tips, strategies and examples for proper social media etiquette. No prior experience with Facebook or Twitter is required. Capacity: 25 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: Danielle Adriaansen Duration: 3 hours Start: Mar 20, 2014 Thu 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
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Tips To Keep You Safer Online COMP-0399
From the Nigerian prince willing to give away obscene amounts of money to the tech support phone call to your home, criminals have many innovative methods to separate us from our hard earned cash. This workshop will provide tips to lower the risk of you falling prey to one or more of these fraudulent tactics or scams. They have been around for a long time, but with the Internet creative people from all over the world now have the ability to communicate with us directly. All they need is an email address or phone number and they have direct access to us. Hear stories about former victims and how they might have prevented their loss. Capacity: 15 Tuition: $59 (plus GST) Instructor: Conrad Albertson Duration: 3 hours Start: Mar 27, 2014 Thu 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
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Word Advanced Workshop COMP-0512
Build on your existing Word skills. Topics will include how to create tables, columns, tables of contents and indexes. Students will also learn how to perform a mail merge to generate form letters or labels. Capacity: 25 Tuition: $49 (plus GST) Instructor: Deanna Wolfe Duration: 2.5 hours Start: Apr 14, 2014 Mon 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Word Basics Workshop COMP-0162
Learn the basics of using Word. You will be introduced to the basic commands, functions and capabilities of Word. This course is designed for computer users who are new to word processing. Capacity: 25 Tuition: $49 (plus GST) Instructor: Deanna Wolfe Duration: 2.5 hours Start: Apr 07, 2014 Mon 7 – 9:30 p.m.
TRADES Welding - MIG
Welding - Oxy and Arc
This course is designed to teach the basic principles of MIG (GMAW) welding. Students learn basic welding positions and some theory. Insulated leather gloves, safety goggles and 100% cotton or fire resistant full body coveralls are required. Capacity: 12 Tuition: $359 Instructor: Chris Ducharme Duration: 3 weeks/15 hours Start: Apr 22, 2014 Tue/Thu 6:30 – 9 p.m.
This course is designed to teach the basic principles of arc and gas welding. Students learn basic welding positions and some theory. Insulated leather gloves, safety goggles and 100% cotton or fire resistant full body coveralls are required. Capacity: 12 Tuition: $699 Instructor: Chris Ducharme Duration: 5 weeks/30 hours Start: May 27, 2014 Tue/Thu 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 1 204 725 8725
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ADDING AND DROPPING COURSES/REFUNDS Requests for refunds of tuition received prior to the second scheduled class will be granted, less a $25 administration fee plus applicable taxes. No refunds will be granted for requests received after the second scheduled class. Requests for refunds of tuition for short one or two-day courses will be granted, less a $25 administration fee plus applicable taxes, only if received five or more working days prior to course start date. Students registering for one or two-day courses less than five working days prior to course start date will not be granted refunds. Students dropping a course or requesting a refund must notify the Admissions and Registration office in person or by telephone (Appropriate identification will be required if by telephone). Business hours are Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 4:30 PM. Any course changes will be charged a $25 administration fee plus applicable taxes. Students wishing to register for a course after the start date must receive permission from the Centre of Continuing Studies office. No additional fees will be charged for late registration, but full tuition and Students’ Association fees are due on the date of registration; no refunds will be granted unless the student drops prior to the start of the second scheduled class. For distance courses, please see Policy A20. Courses $25 and less are non-refundable. Full refunds will be made if the college cancels the course.
*The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and The Personal Health Information Act at Assiniboine Community College The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and The Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) both apply to Assiniboine Community College. Should any of the college’s policies conflict with FIPPA or PHIA, the provisions of FIPPA or PHIA shall prevail unless otherwise expressly provided for at law. Notice Regarding Collection, Use, and Disclosure of Personal Information by the College The college collects personal information in the course of admission, registration, and related activities. This personal information is collected under the authority of the Colleges Act. It may be disclosed to other educational institutions, government departments, co-sponsoring organizations, Assiniboine Community College Alumni Association and Assiniboine Community College Students’ Association. Information regarding graduation and awards may be made public. Upon graduation, the student’s name, address, and credential information will be provided to and maintained by College Advancement and External Relations, including the Alumni Association, in order to assist the college’s advancement and development efforts. Application data may also be used to conduct research into college enrolment and related statistical profiling and reporting activities. The Protection of Privacy provisions of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act protect all personal information. If you have any questions about the collection of this information contact the FIPPA/PHIA Coordinator’s Office, 1430 Victoria Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, R7A 2A9 204.725.8700 ext 6199. Declaration of Waiver The information in this application is accurate as of December 2011.The college does its best to update program information regularly so applicants are not inconvenienced. However, on occasion, changes do occur. Therefore, after December 2011, the college reserves the right to modify or cancel any program, option, course, program objective, articulation agreement, fee, timetable, or campus location without notice or prejudice. Please visit our website www.assiniboine.net for complete and up-to-date program information. Notice of Disclosure of Personal Information to Statistics Canada Statistics Canada is the national statistical agency. As such, Statistics Canada carries out hundreds of surveys each year on a wide range of matters, including education. It is essential to follow students across time and institutions to understand, for example, the factors affecting enrolment demand at post-secondary institutions. The increased emphasis on accountability for public investment means that it is also important to understand ‘outcomes’. In order to carry out such studies, Statistics Canada asks all colleges and universities to provide data on students and graduates. Institutions collect and provide to Statistics Canada student identification information (student’s name, student ID number, Social Insurance Number), student contact information (address and telephone number), student demographic characteristics, enrolment information, previous education, and labour force activity. Under the Federal Privacy Act, individuals can request access to their own, individual information held in federal information banks, including those held by Statistics Canada. The Federal Statistics Act provides the legal authority for Statistics Canada to obtain access to personal information held by educational institutions. The information may be used only for statistical purposes, and the confidentiality provisions of the Statistics Act prevent the information from being released in any way that would identify the student. Students who do not wish to have their information used are able to ask Statistics Canada to remove their identifying information from the national database. Further information on the use of this information can be obtained from Statistics Canada’s web site: www.statscan.ca or by writing to the Post-Secondary Section, Centre for Education Statistics, 17th Floor, R.H. Coats Building, Tunney’s Pasture, Ottawa, Canada, K1A 0T6.