Fall training programs accepting applications

November 1, 2021
By Bob Peters

Cornwall Ontario – Literacy is essential to a community’s economic development, and fortunately there are a number of resources available in the Cornwall area to help people improve their skills.

Tri-County Literacy Council Courses

This fall, the Tri-County Literacy Council is offering a variety of free training programs (both in person and online).

  • Make cents. Save money. – starts November 1st (online class)*
    • Online class
    • Class runs Mondays and Wednesdays only, 9am to 11am for 4 weeks.
  • Email 101 – starts November 15th
    • Online class
    • Class runs Monday to Thursday, 9:00 am to 11:00 am for 4 weeks
  • Hands-on Tablet Training – starts November 15th
    • Socially-distanced small group classroom
    • Class runs Mondays and Wednesdays only 9am to 11am for 4 weeks.

Online courses are taught via Zoom (an easy-to-use online platform). If you have access to a computer (with camera and microphone), an Internet connection, an email address (ex: or Hotmail email etc.) and basic computer skills, this training is for you.

“Now is the time to take advantage of employment training, as the economy begins to recover from the Pandemic,” says Dina McGowan, Executive Director, Tri-County Literacy Council.

For more information or to register, call Tri-County Literacy Council at 613-932-7161.

About Tri-County Literacy Council

The Tri-County Literacy Council is a non-profit organization that specializes in adult literacy instruction, including:

  • Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) upgrading
  • General Educational Development (GED) Preparation (grade 12 equivalency)
  • Apprenticeship Preparation
  • Basic Computer training
  • Occupational training for entry-level positions

Training is based on the nine Essential Skills identified by the Government of Canada as necessary for success at work and in daily life. The agency also offers educational assessments and develops training plans based on an individual’s goals. All programs and services are free of charge.

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