FREE Training: Landscaping & Grounds Maintenance
Do you like to work outdoors? Tri-County Literacy Council, 101 2nd Street West, is pleased to offer a free 8-week course: Landscaping and Ground Maintenance. Participants will have the opportunity to learn the essential skills working with plants, garden design, soil preparation, safety at work, and other topics, as well as, meet interesting guest speakers. The curriculum was developed by Literacy Link Eastern Ontario in partnership with Tri-County Literacy Council. The training is suitable for a variety of learners including those planning to enter the workforce for the first time, people changing careers, and individuals wishing to strengthen essential skills. There are nine essential skills at differing levels, identified by the Government of Canada as necessary for success at home, work, and play. The skills are reading, writing, numeracy, document use, thinking, oral communication, working with others, digital technology, and continuous learning. Classes will run Monday to Thursday 9-11:30 am, starts Tuesday, February 20, 2018. The March Break will be off. For more information or to register, please contact Tri-County Literacy Council at 613-932-7161.