Your gateway to life-long learning opportunities
to express an interest in this program!
program is from (NAIT) Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.
This demanding and intensive program has instruction that
emphasizes the practical aspects of solving typical business
problems by study and application of current business practices.
Class activities include case studies, simulations, problem
solving, computer applications, group analysis and discussions.
express your interest call 482-2111
Up Computer Training for Women
for our next start date in the New Year!
Up teaches women the basics of using a computer, from turning
the machine on to typing a word document to accessing the
internet and sending emails. You will be taken through the
program so you can understand how to make the computer work
This program is sponsored by the
482-2111 to register.
Fundamentals for Job Skills"
19, 20, 21, 22 & 23
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.
Quest - Career Services
or toll free 1-866-482-2100
HOURS & SESSIONS
NOW open every Tuesday evening:
pm - 8:30 pm
in to use our Resource Area,
with staff for your scheduled appointment,
attend a scheduled information session!
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday October 2 & 4
up for one of our "Free" Workshops:
2 & 4 - Resume Writing
Workshop - 9am to 4pm
9 - Cover Letter Workshop - 9am to 3pm
15 & 16 - Resume
Writing Workshop - 9am to 4pm
18 & 19 - Career Planning - 9am to 4pm
22 & 23 - Interview Prep Workshop - 9am to 4pm
25 - Job Search Workshop - 9am to 4pm
29 - Portfolio Work Group - 1pm to 4pm
30 - PLAR Portfolio ORIENTATION - 10am to 12pm
15 - 30-Second Commercial -
6:30pm to 7:45pm
30 - PILOT Netiquette for Job Search - 6pm to 7:30pm
Better Listening, Better Thinking, Better Speaking!"
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 meet every other Wednesday at the Selkirk & District
Community Learning Centre from 7pm - 9pm. It is always OPEN
HOUSE! We love an audience and the coffee is free.
meetings for this month are October 10 & 24 at 7pm.
you have any inquiries call Fred at 204-389-5985.
the Web site http://lordselkirk.freetoasthost.org/
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.
you are interested in the Computer Tutor call the Selkirk
& District Community Learning Centre at (204)
482-2111 or email
Selkirk & District 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.
first class was the Education Assistant Diploma Program /
Communication Augmentation. They will graduate this September
2007 at the Aboriginal Centre. There will be new classes starting
this September 2007 at the Selkirk & District Community
more information call Karen Keppler, Program Manager, at (204)
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.
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
for more information contact June at the Selkirk & District
Community Learning Centre:
Phone: (204) 482-2111
Fax: (204) 785-1316
Web Site: www.selkirklearningcentre.ca
Selkirk & District Community
Learning Centre has furnished Classrooms
and Computer Labs for rent, which are ideal for:
view room rates please click
room bookings please contact June at the Selkirk Learning
of Operation: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday.
and Weekend Hours are also available to be booked.
Public Access to Computers
of operation is Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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.
in to the Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre
at 511 Robinson Avenue to get on a computer and cruise the
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.
can help save our earth by recycling your old electronics!
the centre for more information at 482-2111
Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre
accepts all makes of cartridges !
your empty printer, fax copier cartridges and your old cell
phones to help us earn money and to help save the earth!
have joined in a new fundraiser called
program offers us an almost effortless way to raise money
to support our projects - and to protect
earn money simply by recycling the eligible used printer,
fax and copier cartridges that were destined for the trash.
help save the earth by collecting all the ineligible cartridges
that end up in our landfills.
How You Can Help:
your cartridges you use at home, in the workplace or at
friends, family, employers to help support our fundraising
efforts and save our earth.
all makes of cartridges.
old cell phones.
off the empty cartridges and cell phones to the Selkirk
Learning Centre or call to arrange for pick up (204) 482-2111.
Previously recycled or remanufactured cartridges will
now be accepted.
drop off at:
& District Community Learning Centre
Robinson Ave., Selkirk, MB
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
the Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre with
your ideas at 482-2111 or email email@example.com.
of the Month
Quiz for the Trivia-minded
Here's another short trivia quiz for the trivia enthusiasts.
This one's a bit tougher this time. Note that some of the
questions are United States focused. Have fun!
- There's one popular sport in which neither the spectators
nor the participants know the score or the leader until
the contest ends. What is it?
- What famous North American landmark is constantly moving
- Of all vegetables, only two can live to produce on their
own for several growing seasons. All other vegetables
must be replanted every year. What are the only two perennial
- Name the only sport in which the ball is always in possession
of the team on the defense and the offensive team can
score without touching the ball?
- What fruit has its seeds on the outside?
- In many liquor stores, you can buy pear brandy, with
a real pear inside the bottle. The pear is whole and ripe,
and the bottle is genuine; it hasn't been cut in any way.
How did the pear get inside the bottle?
- Where are the lakes that are referred to in the "Los
- There are seven ways a baseball player can legally reach
first base without getting a hit. Taking a base on balls-a
walk-is one way. Name the other six.
- It's the only vegetable or fruit that is never sold
frozen, canned, processed, cooked, or in any other form
but fresh. What is it?
- Name six or more things that you can wear on your feet
that begin with the letter "S."
Need the answer?
Joke of the Month
men were walking home after a Halloween
party and decided to take a short cut through the cemetary
just for laughs.
in the middle of the cemetary they were startled by a tap-tap-tapping
noise coming from the misty shadows.
with fear, they found an old man with a hammer and chisel,
chipping away at one of the headstones.
cow, mister" one of them said after catching his breath,
"You scared us half to death - - we thought you were
a ghost! What are you doing working here so late at
fools!" The old man grumbled, "They misspelled my
of the Month
Car Parts - a cryptolist
by Shelly Hazard
The list of words
below all relate to the topic of 'car parts'. The code
used for each word is the same. For example, if you determine
that the letter A is really the letter E in the first
word, this is true for every word in the list.
I Y P R N P
P N D Y
E K Z Z A
X H A N Y J
O F I V Z
U I J
N C Y N G N
P U I F V
U A W C
F I J N I G
E N Y J P K
N Z A J
R W T T A Z
Need the answers?
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would like to know more about what your needs are?
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
& District Community Learning Centre
- 511 Robinson Avenue
Manitoba R1A 1E5
of operation are Monday to Friday from
a.m. to 4:30 p.m.