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Vulcan County Adult Learning


Board Members Barb Godkin Colleen Deitz Gord Nelson Penny Allen

REGISTRATION AND CONTACT INFORMATION

Chairperson Vice Chairperson Legal Host Director

You can register for courses online at: www.vulcanadultlearning.ca OR By phone at 403.485.3109

If you are interested in becoming a board member please contact us at 403.485.3109 or cathy@vulcanadultlearning.ca

Program Administrator Cathy Dallmann Email: vcalearn@telus.net

Agency Members Gordon Chris0ansen Carrol Thomson Penny Allen Bonnie Ellis Kevin Menin Colleen Deitz Tom Lees Suzie Mitchell Robert Strauss Paul Gerhart Marie Logan Linda Schierman

Rainbow Literacy Society Vulcan & Region FCSS Vulcan Municipal Library Vulcan Recrea0on Board Wheat County Special Needs Society Palliser Regional Schools Whispering Creek Vulcan Health Unit Vulcan Recrea0on Board Public Legal Educa0on Program Lethbridge College Horizon School Division Body Works

Administra0ve Assistant Sherry Malmberg Email: vcalcadm@telus.net

PALLISER REGIONAL SCHOOLS “Together we will ensure learning success for all students to develop their unique potential as caring citizens in a changing world.”

Palliser Regional Schools has schools in the communities of Arrowwood, Brant, Champion, Milo and Vulcan. Contact your local school for more information on programs and services available. PALLISER REGIONAL SCHOOLS #101, 3305 – 18 Avenue N., Lethbridge, AB T1H 5S1 Phone: (403)328-4111 or 1-877-667-1234 (Toll-free)

Financial assistance is available upon request for barriered learners. Please contact the office to ini0ate the applica0on process.

Check out our website at www.pallisersd.ab.ca for division programs and services, as well as your community school webpage.

VULCAN COUNTY FOOD BANK Families in crisis may request a food hamper by calling before 11:00 am or the day before. Phone 403-485-2192 Carmangay Only Toll Free 1-877-485-2192 Pickups between 1-3 pm. Monday through Thursday Located at FCSS office, Vulcan 115 - 2nd Avenue N.

In Support of Lifelong Learning

102 Centre Street, Vulcan, AB Monday to Friday 8:00 am– 4:30 pm Phone: 403-485-2241 fax 403-485-2920 1-877-485-2299 www.vulcancounty.ab.ca

Time for Rhymes A free drop-in program for parents or caregivers with children 0-6 years of age

• learn rhymes, songs, actions and stories • Meet other parents and children • Children develop oral language skills that will help prepare for reading Arrowwood Library Thursdays at 10am—starting Sept 22, 2011 Champion School Wednesdays at 11:30am—starting Sept 21, 2011 Milo Library Wednesdays at 9:30am—starting Sept 21, 2011 Peter Dawson Lodge Mondays at 10:30am—starting Sept 19, 2011 Vulcan Library Thursdays at 10am—starting Sept 22, 2011 Bedtime Stories with Norma Tuesdays at 6:30pm—starting Sept 20, 2011 (at Vulcan Hospital Long Term Care) Watch for exciting new programs! Coming this fall, Alphabet Soup! Alphabet Soup encourages children’s healthy eating experiences while providing parents with new food ideas and information. Together parents and children enjoy food-related songs, rhymes and books. To register or for more information call Rainbow Literacy at 403.485.3107


Health and Wellness Zumba® Join the party! Learn Merengue, Salsa, Samba and many other world dances while shedding calories and toning your body. This cardio workout is fun for all ages and body types. Wear comfortable clothes and fitness shoes (runners, tennis shoes, etc.). No experience or partners are necessary. Come prepared to have fun, learn new movement and exercise in a whole new way! Instructor: Erin Crane Dates: Mondays for 8 weeks star0ng on September 26th Time: 6-7pm Loca,on: Vulcan Prairieview Elementary Fee: $70.00

Circuit Training This course is an ever-evolving exercise program for those looking to develop and maintain cardio-respiratory fitness. It provides a total body workout with different sta0ons every week. This is an energe0cally paced program for those looking to get results in a fast paced environment! Taught by cer0fied Personal Training Specialists. Instructor: Ryan Fukuda & Jason Haines, PTS Dates: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for 8 weeks star0ng September 19, 2011 Time: 7-8pm Loca,on: Vulcan Body Works Fee: $150.00 (drop in fee is $10/class)

Healthy Ea,ng for High Blood Pressure and Cholesterol You can help manage your cholesterol and blood pressure by balancing your diet. This class introduces some 0ps to balancing your daily meals that will aid in dealing with your high blood pressure and cholesterol management. Instructor: Alberta Health Services Die0cian Dates: Monday, November 28, 2011 Time: 7-9pm Loca,on: Vulcan Hospital Classroom Fee: FREE

Healthy Ea,ng for Celiac Disease When you have Celiac Disease, you must avoid all foods that contain gluten. In this course, the die0cian will share ideas on gluten-free baking and cooking in order to help manage your disease. Instructor: Alberta Health Services Die0cian Dates: Monday, November 7, 2011 Time: 7-9pm Loca,on: Vulcan Hospital Classroom Fee: FREE

Zumba® Toning Zumba Toning combines targeted body-sculp0ng exercises and high-energy cardio work with La0n-infused Zumba moves to create a calorie-torching, strength-training, dance fitness-party. Students learn how to use lightweight, maraca-like Toning S0cks to enhance rhythm and tone all their target zones, including arms, abs, glutes and thighs. Zumba Toning is the perfect way for enthusiasts to sculpt their bodies naturally while having a total blast! Pre-requisite: Must have completed at least one Zumba class Instructor: Erin Crane Dates: Wednesdays for 8 weeks star0ng on Sept 28th Time: 6-7pm Loca,on: Vulcan Prairieview Elementary Fee: $80.00 Maximum 20 students for this class

A man’s health can be judged by which he takes two at a time—pills or stairs. ~Joan Welsh

Watch for our brand new course coming in February ...

Stroller Fitness!

In this fitness class, all you need is a stroller and your baby or toddler. Beginner Circuit Training This course consists of exercises that will focus on balance, posture, agility and movements that will simulate real-life daily ac0vi0es. It will have light strength and resistance training and will include plenty of stretching movements to finish up the class! Suitable for Beginners, Seniors or those looking for a comfortably paced exercise environment. Instructor: Jason Haines & Ryan Fukuda, PTS Dates: Sat & Sun for 8 weeks, star0ng Sept 17, 2011 Time: 10-11am Loca,on: Vulcan Body Works Fee: $100.00 (drop in fee is $10/class) Vulcan Health Unit We aren’t just home care and public health We also offer: • Chronic Disease Management *diabe0c, COPD, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease educa0on and assistance. • Adult Day Support *caregiver relief for a loved one. Contact the Health Unit @ 403.485.2285

Healthy Ea,ng courses provided by: www.vulcanadultlearning.ca

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Web 2.0 (Social Media) Skype (For Beginners) Skype is a soMware program that allows people to chat to other Skype users through voice, video or text. It is a free program which enables an inexpensive way of communica0ng with friends and family over the miles. This course will include seNng up a Skype account and the basics of Skype use. Instructor: Cody Shearer Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 Time: 1-2:30pm Maximum of 6 students Loca,on: VBDS Boardroom Fee: $10.00

We learn more by looking for the answer to a question & not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself. ~Lloyd Alexander

Facebook (For Beginners) Facebook is a Social Networking site where you can share pictures, videos and chat with friends and family. This course will include the set up of a personal Facebook profile page and the basics of uploading photographs to an album you can share with your friends. Instructor: Cody Shearer Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Time: 1-2:30pm Maximum of 6 students Loca,on: VBDS Boardroom Fee: $10.00

Vulcan County Events Calendar/Blogging The Vulcan County Events Calendar is an online calendar showcasing the local events and happenings in our County. This Course will show you how to input your event, garage sale or mee0ng so that everyone will have access to it! You will also learn the basics of blogging on your own website. Instructor: Cody Shearer Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 Time: 1-2:30pm Loca,on: VBDS Boardroom Fee: $10.00

Online Searching This course is designed to alleviate any of the ques0ons as to which web browser and search engine is best for you! It will also include the managing of your security seNngs inside browsers and effec0ve internet searching. Pre-requisite: Basic computer experience. Instructor: Cody Shearer Date: Thursday, October 27, 2011 Time: 1-2:30pm Loca,on: VBDS Boardroom Fee: $10.00

Skype (Advanced) Skype is a soMware program that allows people to chat to other Skype users through voice, video or text. It is a free program which creates an inexpensive way of communica0ng with friends and family over the miles. Pre-requisite: A Skype account, the Skype for Beginners class or equivalent experience. Instructor: Cody Shearer Date: Thursday, October 6, 2011 Time: 1-2:30pm Maximum of 6 students Loca,on: VBDS Boardroom Fee: $10.00

Facebook (Advanced—for Business) Facebook is a Social Networking site where you adver0se your business in an effec0ve and cost efficient way to a direct audience. Pre-requisite: A Facebook account, the Facebook for Beginners class or equivalent experience. Instructor: Cody Shearer Date: Thursday, October 13, 2011 Time: 1-2:30pm Maximum of 6 students Loca,on: VBDS Boardroom Fee: $10.00

Learning is a lifetime process, but there comes a time when we must stop adding and start updating. ~Robert Brault

Webinars & Downloading Resources This course will explore the various resources available for downloading and viewing on the internet. Things such as Webinars, Webcasts, Podcasts and other soMware will be addressed. Pre-requisite: Basic computer experience. Instructor: Cody Shearer Date: Thursday, October 20, 2011 Time: 1-2:30pm Loca,on: VBDS Boardroom Fee: $10.00

Website Planning & Design This course is intended for par0cipants looking to explore the various free hosted sites out there. You will learn about the design elements and the basics in planning the design of your website Pre-requisite: Basic computer experience. Instructor: Cody Shearer Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Time: 1-2:30pm Loca,on: VBDS Boardroom Fee: $10.00

I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ~ Winston Churchill www.vulcanadultlearning.ca

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Web 2.0 (Social Media) Cont’d Adding Content to a Website Par0cipants in this course will learn the basics of adding content and making changes to their website. Pre-requisite: Website Planning & Design course and knowledge of photo prepara0on for the web is valuable. Instructor: Cody Shearer Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Time: 6-7:30pm Loca,on: Adult Learning Computer Lab

Gmail Course Par0cipants will learn how to set up a Gmail account and to access the many tools and features within this program. Pre-requisite: Basic computer knowledge Instructor: Cody Shearer Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Time: 6-7:30pm Loca,on: Adult Learning Computer Lab Fee: $15.00

Social Networking This course will introduce par0cipants to the social networking sites of LinkedIn and TwiOer. You will set up an account, learn how to add contacts and manage/edit your account. Pre-requisite: Basic computer experience and a working email account. Instructor: Cody Shearer Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Time: 6-7:30pm Loca,on: Adult Learning Computer Lab Fee: $15.00

Digital Storytelling Digital Storytelling is the craM of personal storytelling using media tools to share, and record stories from our lives. In this unique workshop experience you will create a powerful 3minute movie for personal use, web broadcast or for a selected audience. With the help of facilitators and easy-touse edi0ng soMware, you will record yourself reading or telling your story and create a video adding a combina0on of photographs, drawings, scanned memorabilia, video clips and a music soundtrack. See www.vulcancountyhistory.com for examples. Par0cipants will need a wriOen story of about 250 words (1-page) OR an idea they want to explore, images (photographs, video footage or post cards) to go with the story Instructor: Bev Knutson-Shaw Date: Tuesdays, Sept 20 & 27, Thursdays, Sept 22 & 29, 2011 Time: 6-9pm Loca,on: Adult Learning Computer Lab Fee: $25.00 Digital Storytelling offered in partnership with:

www.vulcanadultlearning.ca

Google AdWords The course par0cipants will learn about the ideas that Google prac0ces in having an effec0ve Ad within the AdWord campaign. They will create an ad and learn to manage and monitor their own campaign. Pre-requisite: Basic computer knowledge. Instructor: Cody Shearer Date: Thursday, November 3, 2011 Time: 6-7:30pm Loca,on: Adult Learning Computer Lab Fee: $15.00

Search Engine Op,miza,on Par0cipants in this course will learn to make the most of the basic techniques required for preparing their website higher standings with Google. Pre-requisite: Website Planning & Design or Adding Content to a Website or equivalent experience. Instructor: Cody Shearer Date: Thursday, November 10, 2011 Time: 6-7:30pm Loca,on: Adult Learning Computer Lab Fee: $15.00

Picasa Par0cipants will learn to use this free Google program for edi0ng, viewing and organizing their photos. This program will teach you how to use face recogni0on, tag a photo, make albums and edit your photographs. You can also make slide shows and print directly from the program! Pre-requisite: Basic computer knowledge. Instructor: Cody Shearer Date: Thursday, November 17, 2011 Time: 6-7:30pm Loca,on: Adult Learning Computer Lab Fee: $15.00

B<=>?=@A B>BCDE FFG=>H L=IJKFCH PKBAKFG (For families with children ages 0-13 years old) · Building Blocks is FREE. · A literacy worker will visit your home to support your role as your child’s first teacher and help with the learning process. You should contact Building Blocks if: - you want fun ideas for your family to encourage learning and literacy - you want learning ac0vi0es and ideas for your baby or preschooler - your child is struggling in school and you want to help him or he now - you don’t want your child to face the same challenges you faced in school To register or for more informa,on call

Rainbow Literacy at 403-485-3107 Horizon School Division No. 67 Horizon School Division 6302—56 Street Taber, AB. T1G 1Z9 Phone: (403) 223-3547 Fax: (403) 223-2999 Website: www.horizon.ab.ca

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Office 2010 courses you take from home! Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.. ~Anthony J. D'Angelo

MicrosoY Office 2010 PowerPoint Level 1 This course is designed for new users who are crea0ng electronic presenta0ons. Students will explore the PowerPoint environment, create a presenta0on, add text and themes, format text on slides, add graphical objects & modify them, as well as the prepara0on involved in delivering a presenta0on. Prerequisites: Basic computer concepts/skills and knowledge of Windows. FEE: $15.00

MicrosoY Office 2010 OneNote Computers are frequently used to create, organize and share your notes and informa0on with others; you can also enhance the content to suit your purpose. In this course, you will use OneNote to create different kinds of notes. You will learn to securely share your notebooks with other users over the web. Prerequisites: Basic computer knowledge and an email address FEE: $15.00

MicrosoY Office 2010 Word Level 1 Designed for new users, this course will familiarize students with the basics of the applica0on. Students will learn how to use the command menus, create/save documents, edit & format text & paragraphs, layout pages and print documents. Time will also be spent looking at the addi0onal word features such as templates, spell checking and AutoCorrect. Prerequisites: Basic computer knowledge FEE: $15.00

MicrosoY Office 2010 Publisher This course is designed for students who are new to Publisher. Topics covered in this course are page layout, seNng rulers & guides, working with text, adding objects & images and layering objects. Other topics shown include; using master pages, working with templates, design checker and packing & unpacking publica0ons. Prerequisites: Basic computer knowledge and Word Level 1 or equivalent experience. FEE: $15.00

MicrosoY Office 2010 PowerPoint Level 2 This course is designed for current users who wish to enhance their presenta0on with features that will transform it into an effec0ve means of communica0on. Students will learn how to manipulate themes, share slides between presenta0ons and import text. Char0ng and the use of tables are also covered as well as graphics, anima0ons and packaging presenta0ons. Pre-requisites: PowerPoint Level 1 or equivalent experience. FEE: $15.00

MicrosoY Office 2010 Outlook This course will provide you with the skills you need to start sending and responding to email, as well as maintaining your calendar, scheduling mee0ngs and create & edit tasks and notes. Prerequisites: Basic computer knowledge and an email address FEE: $15.00

MicrosoY Office 2010 Word Level 2 Designed for students with some experience in Word, this course will look at customizing page layouts, including sec0on breaks & styles. Time will also be spent on exploring templates & wizards, using a table of contents, crea0ng & modifying tables and the mail merge process. Prerequisites: Word Level 1 or equivalent experience. FEE: $15.00

MicrosoY Office 2010 Excel Level 1 This course is designed for new Excel users who want to know how to set up spreadsheets and use the basic func0ons. You will become familiar with the Ribbon, Office BuOon, Quick Access Toolbar and other menus. Working with clip art and SmartArt will be introduced, as well. Prerequisites: Word Level 1 or equivalent experience.

MicrosoY Office 2010 Excel Level 2 This course is for the intermediate Excel user. It will cover edi0ng, analyzing & organizing data. You will also learn to plot chart data and develop skills to manage mul0ple worksheets. Prerequisites: Excel Level 1 or equivalent experience. FEE: $15.00

Above courses can be taken from home (or work!) at your own pace. Register for these courses by going to our website and clicking on the puzzle piece on the right hand side of our home page. This will begin your registra0on process!

www.vulcanadultlearning.ca Basic English Language Classes For those wan0ng to improve or learn basic English language skills. Instructor: TBA Dates: Tuesdays, September 20—October 25, 2011 Time: 6-8pm Loca,on: Lomond Community School Fee: $10.00 www.vulcanadultlearning.ca

Basic English Language Classes For those wan0ng to improve or learn basic English language skills. Instructor: Marilyn Dixon Dates: Tuesdays, October 25-November 29, 2011 Time: 7-9pm Loca,on: Arrowwood Hall Fee: $10.00 page 6


General Interest Go Green! Environmentally Friendly Cleaning In this course, you will learn how to make household cleaners using essen0al oils and other natural ingredients. In this workshop, you will learn to make environmentally friendly, biodegradable cleaners that you get to take home at the end of the class! Instructor: Maureen Oliver (Soap and More) Date: Saturday, October 15, 2011 Time: 10am-12pm Loca,on: Adult Learning Classroom Fee: $50.00

Seated Massage This course is a 1/2 day session that will introduce you to the techniques of performing a 15-minute seated massage over clothes. Using safe body mechanics, you will learn how to deliver a dynamic massage. Some remedial treatments for things such as headaches and sinus colds will also be demonstrated. Addi0onally included, a possible means for decreasing stress! ** Bring a friend for free! Instructor: Jessica Middleton RMT Date: Saturday, October 22, 2011 Time: 9am-12:30pm Loca,on: Adult Learning Classroom Fee: $40.00

Soap Making 1 & 2 Workshop In this course, you will learn how to make environmentally friendly soap from scratch. This workshop will cover most techniques, including layering, swirling color, adding exfoliants, botanicals and clays. Go home with your own handmade soap. Bring a blanket to protect the soap if the weather is cold! Instructor: Maureen Oliver (Soap and More) Date: Saturday, October 15, 2011 Time: 1-3:30pm Must be 18 or over Loca,on: Adult Learning Classroom to take this course Fee: $50.00

Infant Massage Come and learn how to help your child (up to age 5) learn to relax and enjoy the power of a healing hand in a soothing and loving manner. This 1-hour class will teach parents how to gently relax their children. It helps with colic, gas, bloa0ng and overall muscle tension. The class will cover the op0mal 0me to massage, the types of lo0on that are best and other relaxa0on tools for your infant. Expectant parents welcome, too—bring a doll to prac0ce on! Instructor: Jessica Middleton RMT Date: Saturday, November 12, 2011 Time: 10-11am Loca,on: Tumbleweed Mobile Massage (418 Centre Street) Fee: $15.00 per child

Class size is limited—so register early! I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me. ~Dudley Field Malone Thrilla on the Grilla! Hey all you Foodies out there! Need some advice on the grill? Come on down to Market Street Vulcan for Thrilla on the Grilla! Bring a friend and spend a casual evening of food fun; our hands-on class will encompass all things grillable. From fruit, to veggies and meat. Learn new recipes and techniques in a fun and casual atmosphere, then enjoy the culinary adventure by having dinner when it’s over! Instructors: ScoO Mitchell Date: Thursday, September 22, 2011 Time: 6-9pm Loca,on: Market Street Greenhouse Fee: $35/person or $60/couple

Class size is limited—so register early! Thrilla on the Grilla! is presented in partnership with Market Street Vulcan and Vulcan County Adult Learning!

www.vulcanadultlearning.ca

Make a Christmas Stocking Learn the basics of the Victorian art of Crazy Quil0ng while making a one-of-a-kind Christmas stocking. This beginner level course will teach you how to piece crazy patch as well as create embroidered seam treatments and simple mo0fs. Instructor: Kerry Leslie Date: Tuesdays, November 1, 8, 15, 2011 Time: 6-8pm Loca,on: Adult Learning Classroom Fee: $52.00 (+ kit, if required)

Stained Glass This beginner Stained Glass class focuses on the ‘copper foil’ method of assembling a stained glass panel. More forgiving than the tradi0onal ‘lead’ method, it is perfect for beginners, yet sophis0cated enough to be the choice for some very experienced ar0sans. You will learn how to trace and cut out glass for your paOern, and then you will grind, copper foil, solder and finish a stained glass panel. PaOerns provided. Instructor: Rick Howard Date: Saturdays, September 24 & October 1 & 8, 2011 Time: 10am-3pm Loca,on: Rick’s Stained Glass Shoppe (Sears building) Fee: $165.00 Maximum of 4 registrants page 7


First Aid and Safety Courses Weekend First Aid

Weekday First Aid

This is a two-day course that covers the skills needed for Emergency First Aid including head and spinal injuries and upper and lower limb fractures. Also includes Level C CPR and AED training. Cer0ficate provided upon comple0on of course. Instructor: Sarah Robinson Date: Saturday & Sunday, November 19th & 20th Time: 9am-5pm Loca,on: Hospital Classroom Fee: $110.00

This is a two-day course will cover the skills needed for Emergency First Aid including head and spinal injuries and upper and lower limb fractures. Also includes Level C CPR and AED training. Cer0ficate provided upon comple0on of course. Instructor: Leah Gillespie Date: Wednesday & Thursday, October 26 & 27th, 2011 Time: 9am-5pm Loca,on: Adult Learning Classroom Fee: $110.00

Healthcare Provider CPR A Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider CPR course for those in the health care industry needing a creden0aled course. Through the Heart and Stroke Founda0on. Instructor: Leah Gillespie Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 Time: 9am-2pm Loca,on: Adult Learning Classroom Fee: $50.00

Confined Space Entry This course teaches the knowledge and prac0ce of retrieving fallen workers in confined spaces. Instructor: Lethbridge College Date: Monday, October 17, 2011 Time: TBA Loca,on: TBA—Vulcan Fee: $175.00 + GST

Ground Disturbance This course is for anyone in construc0on, mining, petroleum & other industries performing excava0on. Students will learn about recogni0on of hazards, underground structures & emergency procedures. Instructor: Lethbridge College Video Conference Date: Monday, September 19, 2011 Time: TBA Loca,on: CTS Classroom @ CCHS Fee: $125.00 + GST

H2 S This course is for anyone in the petroleum industry who may come into contact with hydrogen sulphide. The course covers physical proper0es & health hazards, how to protect yourself and how to operate a breathing apparatus. Instructor: David Johansen Date: Monday, October 3, 2011 Time: 8:30am 4:30pm Loca,on: Adult Learning Classroom Fee: $150.00 + GST www.vulcanadultlearning.ca

ForkliY Operator This course will cover basic training for forkliM opera0on. It will include basic opera0on, safety, inspec0ons, work area assessment and legisla0on. Instructor: Lethbridge College Date: Monday, October 24, 2011 Time: TBA Loca,on: TBA—Vulcan Fee: $155.00

WHMIS This course teaches awareness and safety of hazardous materials that may be encountered in the workplace. Instructor: Lethbridge College Video Conference Date: Monday, October 31, 2011 Time: TBA Loca,on: TBA—Vulcan Fee: $45.00

CSTS (Construc,on Safety Training System) Alberta Construc0on Safety Associa0on's Computer Based Training program is designed for the individual worker and offered in a user friendly format that allows individuals selfpaced learning that is tailored specifically to the construc0on industry. Instructor: Computer Based Training Loca,on: Vulcan Adult Learning Computer Lab Fee: $85.00 + GST

Zoom Boom Operator This course is designed to teach registrants the prac0cali0es of variable reach forkliMs including; driving, chart reading, centre of gravity principles and load capacity. Instructor: Lethbridge College Date: Monday, November 14, 2011 Time: TBA Loca,on: TBA—Vulcan Fee: TBA

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Law at Lunch Small Claims Court and How it Works An introduc0on to ‘Small Claims Court” (now called Provincial Court—Civil). It will include brief descrip0on on what kind of cases the court will hear, limit for claims, procedures and judgements. Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Looking AYer Dependant Parents This course will give a brief descrip0on of determining when a parents capacity is lost, how guardians or trustees are appointed, accountability and personal direc0ves. Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Informa,on, Iden,ty TheY and Law This course will give a brief overview of who to give your informa0on to and when, what to do if someone steals your informa0on. Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2011

VULCAN AND DISTRICT RECREATION BOARD We’re on Facebook now—check us out! www.townofvulcan.ca/recrea,on/ For informa0on on the following, see our website; • The ever-popular Concert Series dates • Arena schedule • Facility rentals • KidSport Coming Events: September 8: MASS REGISTRATION September 10: Family Ball Hockey Tournament September 30: Ron Pelham Award Deadline October 7: Vulcan Fall Fair, 2:00-8:00 pm at Rodeo Grounds December 31: Family New Year’s Eve, 7:00-10:00 pm at Arena

An Enduring Power of A[orney, Personal Direc,ves, A Will: A Legal Toolkit A brief overview on why an enduring power of aOorney, a personal direc0ve and a will are the basics to planning for disability or death. Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Grandparents, Grandchildren and Law If parents separate or divorce, it can become difficult for grandparents to maintain this rela0onship with their grandchildren. This course will give a brief overview on this situa0on from a grandparents perspec0ve. Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at the 50+ Resource Fair!

Residen,al Tenancies Some of the topics covered in this course will be rent, security deposits, termina0on of tenancies and no0ce and the rights and responsibili0es of renters. Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Separa,on and Divorce

The Get-A-Way Youth Centre A developmental drop-in program for youth ages 10-18 Our goal is to provide the youth of our community with life skills, exercise and a posi0ve place to hang out! Vulcan & Region FCSS Mon & Wed 4 - 8pm , Fridays 2 - 8pm Ashlee Fath: 403.485.2106, Child & Youth Services Youth Centre: 403.485.6033 Email: vulcanyw@telus.net

Genealogy A journey into your family’s history! This course will be ongoing as you learn some 0ps and tricks about genealogy. Date: Mondays, Sept 19, Oct 24, Nov 21, 2011 Time: 7-9pm Loca,on: Vulcan Municipal Library Fee: FREE

This course will give a brief overview of the processes of separa0on and divorce, custody, access, spousal maintenance and matrimonial property. Date: Wednesday. October 19, 2011

Being an Executor This course will provide an overview of the legal rights and responsibili0es of an executor. Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 The courses in this column will be held at the Vulcan Library from 12:00-1:00. They are offered at no charge through the Rise Network and Vulcan Municipal Library. www.vulcanadultlearning.ca

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Individual Membership $7.50 Family Membership $15.00 • We have free internet and Wi Fi • Help with homework, research and genealogy • Faxing, printing & photocopying • Download Audio & e-Books • Learn another language • Various Video Conferences (business, leisure & health have been previous ones) page 9


Courses through Lethbridge College Wind Turbine Technician This cer0ficate program will teach the electrical, mechanical and hydraulic systems of wind turbine. It will also include blade inspec0on and repair. Upon comple0on of the course, you will be able to iden0fy, troubleshoot and maintain the equipment. Instructor: Lethbridge College Video Conference Date: 32-weeks beginning September 6, 2011 (Mon-Fri) Time: 8:30am-4pm Loca,on: CTS Classroom @ CCHS Fee: $7721.00

Special Needs Educa,onal Assistant ECE 159 V01 Children with Special Needs (3 credits) This course is an introduc0on to children with special needs. It presents an overview of the various developmental disabili0es and their characteris0cs. Early interven0on, individual planning and the needs of the family will be discussed. Instructor: Lethbridge College Video Conference Date: Mondays, September 12-December 5, 2011 Time: 4-6:50pm Loca,on: TBA—Vulcan Fee: $60 processing fee + $271.17 tui0on + textbooks

General Studies ENG 150 V91 Composi0on (3 credits) This first year composi0on course provides students with a solid grounding in the concepts and strategies of academic wri0ng. As students read and analyze text from a range of disciplines, they will earn to write discourse that reflects the expecta0ons of the specific fields of study focusing on processes that help students develop their thinking with evidence and present their ideas in a clear prose style. Pre-requisite: High School Diploma Instructor: Lethbridge College Video Conference Date: Wednesdays, Sept 7-Dec 7, 2011 Time: 6:30-8:30pm Loca,on: TBA—Vulcan Fee: $60 processing fee + $271.17 tui0on + textbooks

Basic Welding T92-017-R01 (11FL) This course covers basic oxy-acetylene and shielded metal arc welding. You will learn how to care for the equipment, fusion welding of mild steel for both types of welding, brazing and cuNng (hand and machine). Please bring steel toed boots, coveralls, safety goggles & needle nosed pliers to class. Instructor: Gary McKinnon Date: Saturdays, November 5-December 3, 2011 Time: 9am-3pm Loca,on: CTS Trailer in Brant Fee: $315.00 www.vulcanadultlearning.ca

Early Childhood Educa,on PSY 170 V91 Human Dev Across the Lifespan (3 credits) This course is an introduc0on to the study of human development across the lifespan. Major theories of development will be presented with emphasis on the sequence of psychological and social growth. Developmental changes that occur in the physical, emo0onal, cogni0ve and social areas will be examined. Instructor: Lethbridge College Video Conference Date: Thursdays, Sept 8-Dec 8, 2011 Time: 6:30-8:30pm Loca,on: TBA—Vulcan Fee: $60 processing fee + $271.17 tui0on + textbooks

Power Engineering—Class 5 T92-085-V01 This is an introduc0on to the basic design, opera0on and maintenance of hea0ng and other mechanical equipment used in industry, schools, apartments and office building of small to moderate size. This course is prepared for operators in the food processing industry, building operators, custodians, resident manager and others involved in opera0ons of mechanical equipment in buildings and plants. It is intended as a preparatory course to challenging the Alberta Boiler Safety Associa0on FiMh Class Power Engineering Cer0ficate. To qualify to take the ABSA exam and receive the cer0ficate, you must have operated a power plant or hea0ng-plant boiler for six months and successfully completed the course. Instructor: Lethbridge College Video Conference Date: Tuesdays, October 11-May 22, 2012 Time: 7-10pm Loca,on: TBA—Vulcan Fee: $625 + textbooks

Unit Clerk Training This popular course will teach you how to transcribe and process doctors’ orders and manage pa0ent records. The unit clerk plays a crucial role in health care, helping doctors communicate with nurses and ensuring that pa0ents receive proper care. You’ll receive an introduc0on to medical terminology, anatomy & physiology, to hospital administra0on, transcribing orders and health-care billing. Instructor: Lethbridge College Video Conference Date: 20-weeks beginning January 9, 2012 Time: Loca,on: TBA—Vulcan Fee: $60 processing fee + approx. $4300 tui0on + textbooks Programs offered in partnership with

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Courses through Lethbridge College Wind Park Construc,on

Pre-Employment Electrician

This course focuses on both the minor and major components of wind turbines and how they are handled and prepared on site. You will come away with the understanding of how these components are assembled and commissioned. Included is Balance of Plant (BOP) equipment installa0on for wind parks. Instructor: Lethbridge College Video Conference Date: Monday, January 9-August 17, 2012 Time: TBA Loca,on: CTS Classroom @ CCHS—Vulcan Fee: $10 863.00

This course teaches to the First Year Alberta Appren0ceship Electrician Curriculum. You will learn hands-on and theore0cal training related to commercial and residen0al applica0on. Included is blueprint reading, related math, shop and theory. Instructor: Lethbridge College Video Conference Date: Wednesday, September 7-November 18, 2011 Time: TBA Loca,on: CTS Classroom @ CCHS—Vulcan Fee: $4 825.00 + fees

Renewable Energy Workshops

This course covers the basics of floor, roof and wall framing for residen0al construc0on. You will learn the skills needed to start your carpentry career or further enhance your current abili0es. Instructor: Lethbridge College Video Conference Date: Saturdays, April 14, 21, 28 & May 5, 2012 Time: TBA Loca,on: VBDS Office Fee: $295.00 + GST

Residen,al Construc,on Framing Solar, Wind, Energy Efficiency and Landowner Toolkit. Instructor: Lethbridge College Video Conference Date: Tuesdays, November 15, 22, & 29, 2011 Time: 9am-12pm Loca,on: VBDS Office Fee: $295.00 + GST

Master Electrician You must have your Alberta Electrician Cer0ficate of Proficiency prior to taking this course. This course will focus on the correct interpreta0on and applica0on of the Canadian Electrical Code and Alberta Regula0ons. For those wan0ng to write their Master Electrician Exam. Instructor: Lethbridge College Video Conference Date: January 2012 Time: TBA Loca,on: CTS Classroom @ CCHS—Vulcan Fee: $525.00 Programs offered in partnership with

Vulcan & Region FCSS 115-2nd Ave. North Vulcan

Preventa3ve Social Services Chosen at the Local Level Director: Carrol Thomson Food Bank: Brenda English & Wendy Theodore Senior Support: Tina Wideen Youth Worker: Ashlee Fath Community Liaison: Stacey Deitrich Lomond Phone 403-485-2192 Fax 403-485-6043 EMAIL: fcss@telusplanet.net Website: www.vulcanandregionfcss.com www.vulcanadultlearning.ca

Town of Vulcan 321—2nd Street S. Office Hours: 8:30—4:30 pm Monday—Friday Phone: 403.485.2417

Write Break Adult Literacy Program Free tutoring for help with: -Reading and wri0ng -English as a Second Language -Math or spelling skills Volunteer tutors are needed for 1-2 hours/week. If you know an adult who needs help tell them about us!

Call Rainbow Literacy Society at 485-3107 www.rainbowliteracy.com email: adult@rainbowliteracy.com page 11


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2011 9:30am—3:30pm VULCAN LODGE HALL $10/person SPEAKERS, LUNCH, DOOR PRIZES, AND FUN INCLUDED!

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26/11 10 am - 3 pm Vulcan Lodge Hall Admission is a food bank dona0on Lunch available! Come and check out the resources we have available for you! • Video Conference on ‘Grandparents, Grandchildren & the Law’ at noon • Interac0ve tables for Digital Storytelling, Facebook, Learning to Text Message on your phone, Vulcan History Blog, Skype • Bake sale with proceeds going to the Youth Centre


Fall 2011 Course Calendar  

Vulcan County Adult Learning Fall 2011 course Calendar

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