If you have any questions about the line-up of learning events below, please feel free to call the office at 403-742-6700. All events are held at the Stettler Learning Centre, 5221-46 St., unless otherwise stated. Any Register Now button will take you to our general registration page. Courses all have a minimum participant number that must be reached in order to run. Don’t miss out! Register early.
Alberta Payroll Regulations & Processing
In this webinar course, we will discuss the main topics of Alberta Payroll Regulations, Labour Standards and Payroll Processing and accounting entries, as well as cover responsibilities in regard to the Workers’ Compensation Board for Alberta. This includes everything from hiring to terminating employees and is full of information you need to know to abide by Alberta Labour Standards in the workplace. Please note that this is an informational workshop, participants will complete paper exercises; computerized accounting software topics will not be covered.
Wednesdays, Jan. 24, 31 and Feb. 7
6:30 – 8:30 pm
Register by January 17
I’m a Board Member, Now What?
You’ve volunteered to sit on the board of a community group. Are you wondering, “What do I do now?” Shari Hanson with Alberta Culture and Tourism will help you discover the roles and responsibilities of a board member as well as learn tips and tools for ensuring your group is strategic, effective, and working towards meeting its goals.
Thursday, February 15 | 6:00 – 8:30 pm
Register by February 8
Writing Out Loud
This program is excellent for those who want to improve their confidence and communication skills, both written and verbal. You will be writing from your life-experience in a safe environment. There is no need to have computer skills; your writing is not graded; you only need to share what you feel comfortable with. This course is designed to help you move forward in your life while strengthening your writing, reading, listening, and thinking skills. This workshop is subsidized thanks to a grant from the Rotary Club of Stettler.
Fridays, February 16 – March 23 | 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Register by February 9
Mental Health First Aid Training
Mental Health First Aid Basic is a 12-hour course focused on adults interacting with adults in all environments. Mental health first aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis is resolved. Clearview Public Schools is offering a 2-day training workshop in Mental Health First Aid. This two-day course is spread out over two different professional development days. You must attend both days to receive your certificate. Space is limited and a minimum must be met for the training to run.
March 2 & March 9 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Clearview Public School Central Office Board Room, 5031-50 St., Stettler
Register by Friday, February 23
$75 (Lunch will be provided)
This workshop can be subsidized thanks to a grant from the Rotary Club of Stettler.
Call Stettler Adult Learning 403-742-6700 for information.
Event Management for Community Groups
Looking for a way to add value to your 2018 event? Want to get involved in organizing Special Fundraising Events,Trade Shows and Conferences? Make use of Sherry Morrison’s 30 years of extensive experience in organizing all types of events to help with your planning and execution. During the workshop we will cover:
Goals,Objectives and Concepts
Sponsorship and Budgeting
Marketing and Media
Food and Beverage Plans
Risk Management Issues
Preparing for Bereavement
No one is immune to loss in their lives and many of us know the loss of a parent, partner, or other loved one is near. Every relationship is unique and so are the feelings and thoughts each person will have. This short information night will explore what you can do to prepare for and face bereavement, when it happens.
Wednesday, March 14 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Register by March 7
Being an Executor
If you have been appointed as someone’s executor, or if you are considering who to appoint, come to this informative evening. An executor is responsible for settling an estate according to the deceased’s wishes. With so many tasks to complete and so many people and organizations to deal with, settling an estate can be a complicated undertaking. Brenda Anderson will give an overview of the roles and responsibilities of an executor.
Wednesday, March 21 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Register by March 14
Emergency First Aid
Want to get certified but scared of the reading-heavy materials and written exam? This is the course for you! Take your Emergency First Aid (including for child/infants) in a fun, hands-on setting that uses simple language and activities. The option to do your exam orally will be provided.
Friday, April 6 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Register by March 29
What are you saying without knowing it? What is Body Language? How are your thoughts, intentions, or feelings being expressed even when you are not speaking? In this workshop, Barb Rangen will give you an overview of how we communicate with our gestures, facial expressions and, posture. She will provide some hints and tips to make body language work for you.
Thursday, April 19 | 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Register by April 12
Strategies to Relieve Stress & Anxiety
Most people experience stress and anxiety from time to time. However, if stress and anxiety begin interfering with your daily life, it may indicate a more serious issue. Mary Dawn Eggleton with Suicide Information and Education Services will briefly discuss strategies to manage stress and anxiety at a healthy level. This workshop is subsidized thanks to a grant from the Rotary Club of Stettler.
Personal Directives and Guardianship
All Albertans, 18 years of age or older, should have a personal directive. Did you know that you should choose someone you trust to make decisions about your personal matters, if, in the future, you lose your ability to do so because of illness or injury? You can write a personal directive in your home. We will show you how easy it is! Guardianship and Trusteeship and their relation to personal directives will be discussed.
Thursday, May 10 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Register by May 3
SafeCheck® Food Safety Certification
This online course allows participants to learn about food safety and prepares learners for the certification exam. Approximately 6 hours to complete the course within 30 days of registration.
Cost includes supervised exam and use of computer lab for course if needed. SafeCheck® Advanced Food Safety is a government recognized food safety certification course.
Do you have computer or tech questions? Our Digital Drop-In is just what you need. We offer help with:
Form-filling, job applications
Operating your own device such as laptops, iPads and mobile phones – just bring it in!
Editing of documents like resumes
Developing your comfort and skill with computers
Thursdays: Jan. 25, Feb. 15, and Mar. 22
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Stettler Learning Centre, 5221-46 St.
This is a FREE service.
As the name suggests, drop-ins are welcome, but registrations are appreciated. Call 403-742-6700 or visit us at Stettler Learning Centre for more information and to register.