Training is offered in small groups in a relaxed atmosphere with the support of an experienced, skilled trainer. Four of the courses are offered free of charge to job seekers, while the others cost $45 each.

Free courses
for job seekers

  • Online placement

    • Searching for job offers in Québec
    • Registering your profile
    • Receiving Job Alerts
  • Initiation to Gmail

    • Sending and receiving emails
    • Answering and forwarding an email
    • Attaching a document
    • Adding contacts to your address book
  • Initiation to Windows

    • What is Windows?
    • Explanation of the workstation and the desktop
    • Using a mouse efficiently
  • Initiation to Word

    Learn basic word processing with Microsoft Word to improve your office skills

  • Social media

    Using social media in your job search

    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Facebook

Three-hour courses
($45 each)

WORD Beginner 1

  • Exploring the window
  • Margins
  • What is a paragraph in Word?
  • Character formatting
  • Paragraph formatting
  • Line spacing
  • Tabs
  • Paragraph spacing
  • Paragraph indents
  • Bullets and numbering

WORD Beginner 2

  • Borders and shading
  • Headers and footers
  • Adding a header or footer from the gallery
  • Adding a custom header or footer
  • Building blocks – Saving a header or footer
  • Page breaks and section breaks
  • Page borders
  • Page layout – Landscape orientation

WORD Intermediate 1

  • AutoText
  • Creating an AutoText entry
  • Insert an AutoText entry
  • Tables
  • Inserting a table
  • Adding a row or column
  • Merging cells
  • Splitting cells
  • Deleting a row or column
  • Deleting a table and its content
  • Repeating a table heading over several pages
  • Drawing a table

WORD Intermediate 2

  • Labels
  • Mail merge

EXCEL Beginner

  • Exploring the window
  • Different types of cursor
  • Moving around the spreadsheet
  • Entering text
  • Modifying cell content
  • Deleting cell content
  • Formatting characters
  • Formatting cells
  • Basic formulas
  • Automatic sum
  • Average
  • Selecting cells
  • Copy-paste
  • Copy-paste using the fill handle
  • Adjusting row height and column width

EXCEL Intermediate 1

  • Relative and absolute references
  • Statistical functions (MIN, MAX, COUNT, COUNTA)
  • Multi-sheet workbooks
  • Inserting a new worksheet
  • Renaming a worksheet
  • Deleting one or more worksheets
  • Moving a worksheet
  • Copying a worksheet
  • Switching between worksheets
  • Applying a colour to a tab
  • Hiding a worksheet
  • Unhiding a worksheet
  • Selecting multiple worksheets
  • Grouping worksheets
  • 3D formulas
  • 3D functions

EXCEL Intermediate 2

  • Naming a cell or range
  • Using a name in a formula
  • Custom sort
  • Filters
  • VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP functions
  • IFERROR function
  • Graphs

EXCEL Advanced

  • Functions
  • Logical functions
  • TEXT function
  • Date and time
  • Pivot tables

POWERPOINT Beginner

  • Exploring the window
  • Creating a new presentation
  • Creating slides
  • Adding content to a slide
  • View modes
  • Inserting text
  • Outline view, slide sorter view
  • Text formatting
  • Paragraph formatting
  • Adding and modifying bullets
  • Themes and backgrounds
  • Inserting an object
  • Saving a presentation
  • Printing a presentation
  • Tips for a good presentation

POWERPOINT Intermediate

  • Slide master
  • Animations
  • Transitions
  • Inserting graphics
  • Inserting a table
  • Setting the timing