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Computer Tutor

Audio-Video Conferencing

Computer Lending Library

Classroom Rentals

CAP Computers

It's Our World Recycling

Instructors Wanted

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511 Robinson Ave.

Selkirk, MB  R1A 1E5

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(204) 482-2111


(204) 785-1316



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       July 2008   



    Learning Centre      Connection


Your gateway to life-long learning opportunities



We're Astounded by our Luck!

And we are Celebrating

By inviting you to a



Please join us on

Wednesday AUGUST 6, 2008

at Noon for lunch

and at 1:30 for our announcements

Selkirk & District

Community Learning Centre




Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

and the

Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre

are proud to announce their partnership

in a New Program

"Introduction To The Trades"

Starting September 15, 2008 to February 20, 2009

Application deadline September 2, 2008

Are you interested in becoming an APPRENTICE???

The program will include Job Maintenance Skills Training, Personal Development Skills, Math, Science, English Upgrading for Apprenticeship, Safety Certification and Shop Training in 4 Trade Areas (Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing and Drywall).

Call 482-2111 to register.



"Computer Fundamentals for Job Skills"

Certificate Course

One week course this August 2008

Cost: $225

This course provides the students with an introduction to word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and Internet-related tools. The course also introduces the students to the internal and external hardware components necessary for the operation of the computer. Students leave the course with an understanding of the possible uses of the computer as a powerful tool and a basic set of skills necessary to operate the computer in a productive meaningful manner. Call 482-2111 to register.



Herzing College

Administrative Assistant


September 8, 2008

This program provides students with the necessary computer skills, knowledge of accounting, and office procedures for entry- level positions in a business office environment. Discover if your future is working as a Receptionist, Accounting Clerk, Secretary, Office Clerk, Customer Service Representative or an Administrative Assistant!!!

Call for your appointment today!





                              Academy of Learning

Continuous Intake

 Academy of Learning has training starting in Business, Office, Accounting, Health Care, Information Technology, Customer Service, Home Inspection and MORE.

One on One Support , 100% Hands On, Flexible Schedule, Learn at your own Pace, Start Anytime, Nationally Recognized and Provincially Accredited

Check out our web site and see what we have to offer you!!


Call June for information at 482-2111





  Job Quest - Career Services

482-2100 or toll free 1-866-482-2100

Daytime Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Closed on August 4 for the Civic Holiday



Sign up for one of our "Free" Workshops

or sign up for our "New Condensed Workshop"

oneway or another we can help you.

Daytime Sessions:

July 14 - Resume Writing Workshop Part 1 - 9am to 4pm

July 15 - Resume Writing Workshop Part 2 - 9am to 4pm

July 16 - Interview Prep Workshop Part 1 - 9am to 4pm

July 17 - Interview Prep Workshop Part 2 - 9am to 4pm

July 22- Cover Letter Workshop - 9am to 3pm

July 24 - Job Search Workshop - 9am to 4pm

July 28 - Career Planning Workshop Part 1 - 9am to 4pm

July 29 - Career Planning Workshop Part 2 - 9am to 4pm




Lord Selkirk Learning Centre

A "Lifelong Learning" Program

Do you need some high school credits?

Do you want a grade 12 diploma?

Do you want to create more opportunities for yourself?

The Lord Selkirk Learning Centre is a program designed to assist adults in upgrading high school courses or completing a grade 12 diploma.  We offer most of the core high school credits for grades nine through 12, (senior 1 to 4).

LSLC web site

Call for information at 482-2111 or 482-2121

We will CLOSED for the month of July and will be

returning on August 5th, 2008.




Lord Selkirk Toastmasters Club #3977

"For Better Listening, Better Thinking, Better Speaking!"

Toastmasters offers a proven way to improve your communication skills. By participating in a fun and supportive Toastmasters group, you'll become a better speaker and leader and gain confidence to succeed in whatever path you've chosen in life.

We will meet during the summer on July 23, August 13 & 27 at the Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre from 6:45pm - 8:45pm. It is always OPEN HOUSE! We love an audience and the coffee is free.

If you have any inquiries call Doreen at 204-389-4177.

See the Web site http://lordselkirk.freetoasthost.org/



Computer Tutor

Computer Tutor is one-on-one training, at the Selkirk Learning Centre, in the popular software titles. This training is individually tailored to your needs. You can arrange to have a one hour review of your favorite software, or a number of hours to learn something new and relate it to your job.

If you are interested in the Computer Tutor call the Selkirk & District  Community Learning Centre at

(204) 482-2111 or email reception@mts.net.



Audio-Video Conferencing

The Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre now has two-way audio-video capability in three classrooms. We now have classes started with the Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development (CAHRD) & The University of Winnipeg.

Our first class was the Education Assistant Diploma Program / Communication Augmentation. They graduated this past September 2007 at the Aboriginal Centre. There will be new classes starting this September 2007 at the Selkirk & District Community Learning Center.

For more information call Karen Keppler, Program Manager, at (204) 482-2111.




Computer Lending Library 




Our Mission Statement

The SDCLC sponsored Computer Lending Program is designed to encourage the use of computers by making them accessible to those who are unable to otherwise acquire them; thereby increasing their quality of life, literacy, fluency and enhancing the specialty skills that have become a requirement for more employment opportunities - even in entry-level positions.

The Computer Lending Library supplies you with a basic set of computer equipment and will also offer basic instructions for assembling and operating your computer. The training is scheduled through the Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre.  Membership Application

for more information contact June at the Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre:

  Phone: (204) 482-2111
  Fax:     (204) 785-1316

  Email:   reception@mts.net

  Web Site: www.selkirklearningcentre.ca




Classroom Rentals

The Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre has furnished Classrooms and Computer Labs for rent, which are ideal for:

  • Seminars
  • Training Workshops
  • Computer Training
  • Strategic Planning
  • Off-site Meetings
  • Service Group Gatherings

To view room rates please click here.

For room bookings please contact June at the Selkirk Learning Centre (204) 482-2111 or email:  reception@mts.net .

Hours of Operation:  8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday. Evening and Weekend Hours are also available to be booked.



CAP Computers

Free Public Access to Computers

Hours of operation is Monday to Friday

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

The Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre has 6 computers that can be used to access the internet, check emails, type a word document, print documents, or job search. All 6 computers have Microsoft Office '97. 

Drop in to the Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre at 511 Robinson Avenue to get on a computer and cruise the information highway!







 "Responsible Electronics Recycling"

We take just about any kind of Electronics !

Why? Because ewaste is extremely toxic when not disposed of in an approved manner! The RER was first conceived four years ago when it was noted that electronics waste or ewaste often found its way into landfills throughout Manitoba.

You can help save our earth by recycling your old electronics!

Call the centre for more information at 482-2111

Business Hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

We will be open for RER ewaste on the following

Saturdays from 10am to 3pm

June 21

July 26

August 30

September 27



The Selkirk & District

Community Learning Centre

now accepts all makes of cartridges !

Recycle your empty printer, fax copier cartridges and your old cell phones to help us earn money and to help save the earth!

We have joined in a new fundraiser called

                               It's Our World Recycling Logo

Helping Our Earth Stay Healthy

This program offers us an almost effortless way to raise money to support our projects - and to protect our planet. 

We earn money simply by recycling the eligible used printer, fax and copier cartridges that were destined for the trash.

We help save the earth by collecting all the ineligible cartridges that end up in our landfills.

Here's How You Can Help:

  • Save your cartridges you use at home, in the workplace or at your business.
  • Ask friends, family, employers to help support our fundraising efforts and save our earth.
  • Collect all makes of cartridges.
  • Collect old cell phones.
  • Drop off the empty cartridges and cell phones to the Selkirk Learning Centre or call to arrange for pick up (204) 482-2111.
  • NOTE:  Previously recycled or remanufactured cartridges will now be accepted.

Please drop off at:

Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre

511 Robinson Ave., Selkirk, MB

Contact:  June

Phone: (204) 482-2111

Fax:     (204) 785-1316

Email:   reception@mts.net


Instructors Wanted:

Do you have a skill or a hobby you would like to share with others? We are always looking for instructors and new ideas for courses and workshops.

Call the Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre with your ideas at 482-2111 or email reception@mts.net



 Questions/Comments for the editor:

We would like to know more about what your needs are?

We value your feedback, please send your questions or comments to the editor of the "Learning Centre Connection" at the Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre, 122-511 Robinson Ave., Selkirk, MB, R1A 1E5, (204) 482-2111 or by email: reception@mts.net.



Contact Us:


Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre

122 - 511 Robinson Avenue

Selkirk, Manitoba R1A 1E5


Phone:  (204) 482-2111
    Fax:     (204) 785-1316

      Email: reception@mts.net 

Hours of operation are Monday to Friday from

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.