Take a course this fall

wide range of courses available from TRU and Barriere Employment Services

From September to December, there are a wide range of courses available from TRU and Barriere Employment Services (BES).  Here are some of the coures being offered:

Age Friendly Introductions to Computing – This basic course provides you with the knowledge to confidently use your personal computer, and will be taught by Lisa Galanov at the BES/TRU computer lab.  Registration deadline is September 17.

Red Cross Childcare First Aid – this course provides an overview of techniques taught in an interactive environment for those who care for infants or children.  Registration deadline is September 25.

Full Body Workout – This workout involves cardio to get your heart pumping and help burn fat.  Weights, bands and the ball will all be used in this excellent program that will be held at the Gym at the North Thompson Volunteer and Information Centre (the Ridge).  Registration deadline is September 6.

WorldHost – Fundamentals – If tourism is the field of study you are interested in, then this is the course for you.  This seven hour workshop addresses the basics of excellent customer service, from handling complaints, to making great first impressions.  Registration deadline is September 24.

Red Cross Emergency First Aid with CPR – This course provides simple First Aid and CPR techniques taught in an interactive environment, for those who wand an overview for the home or workplace, and it taught by Heather Eustache and Drew McMartin.  Registration deadline is October 29.

Knitting Classes for Beginners – An excellent course designed to teach the basic knitting skills from casting on to casting off. Registration deadline is October 1.

Joy of Painting – Want to complete a ready-to-frame landscape to impress your friends and family?  Then this is the course for you.  Local artist Bob Stirling will instruct you in the Bob Ross Joy of Painting method.  Registration deadline is October 3.

FoodSafe Level 1 – This is the course you want to take so that your community group has met the needed requirements for that upcoming bake sale or barbecue event.  You will learn about the purchase and storage of potentially hazardous foods, personal hygiene, the causes of food borne diseases, and maintaining a sanitary food service operation.  Registration deadline is October 24.

Babysitter Training – Created by the Alberta Safety Council, this course targets youth ages 11-15.  Topics include the role of the babysitter, child development, caring for children, and many other aspects of babysitting.  Registration deadline is October 30.

For more information on these programs and on the other programs provided, please contact Community U Coordinator Susan Ross, at 250-672-9875, or drop by the Barriere TRU Office at 4629 Barriere Town Road.