COURSES, REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT

 
Due to COVID-19 protocols, we require ALL learners to call ahead to book their in-person time to meet with us and/or register for programs. Dates and times for sessions may vary dependant on the COVID-19 Restrictions.
Please note the following adjusments due to COVID-19 restrictions:
  • In-Person Programs may be moved to an online platform
  • Childminding services are not available
  • Transportation may be available upon request
ALL COVID-19 GUIDELINES MUST BE FOLLOWED WITHIN OUR CLASSROOMS AND OFFICES
If you are experiencing any COVID-19 related symptoms such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny nose or are unwell in any way, please do not attend our programs.  Call Healthline 8-1-1 for further information and instructions.
 
 
Call 403-563-8516 or email coordinator@cnpadulteducation.com to register for sessions.  Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Friday 9am-1pm.
 
  All classes and sessions must be paid IN FULL upon registration. Please note that you are not considered officially registered until we receive payment in full.
 
We accept all forms of payment (Please note that Interac Debit is tap only up to $100.00).  Cheques are made payable to CROWSNEST PASS ADULT EDUCATION ASSOC. and can be mailed to PO BOX 490 Bellevue, Alberta, T0K 0C0.  A $25.00 NSF fee will be charged for each NSF cheque issued to the Crowsnest Pass Adult Education Association.  
 
If you pay for a course and do not attend a refund will NOT be given.  
 
Some Crowsnest Pass Adult Education programs may be subsidized by Alberta Advanced Education
Education and Literacy programs are made possible by a grant from Aboriginal and Community Connections, and Alberta Advanced Education.
CROWSNEST PASS ADULT LITERACY PROGRAMS
 

**Drop-In Services**

Adult Education offers a variety of support ot adults including filling in forms, computer questions, internet access, photocopying, and scanning of documents.  We are here to help you.  

Date and Time:  Thursdays 1pm - 3pm by appointment only 

Location: MDM Community Centre, Room 3

Cost: Free (COVID screening and masks are mandatory)

Call for more information 
 
 
**Literacy Coach (tutor)**
 
Do you want to make a difference in an adult's life?  Your knowedge, experience, and skills are valuable in helping other adults improve their day to day life.  You do not need to be a certified teacher to help someone change their life.  AS a volunteer Literacy Coach you will receive full tutor orientation, training, and workshops to assist adult learniers improve their literacy skills.  You will learn how to implement tutoring sessions based upon learners's gals, learning strengths, and literacy levels, have hands-on practice using various tutoring strategies, and become familiar with the Program's resources.

Cost: Free
Call for more information 403-563-8516



**Books For Babies Program**
 
CNP Adult Literacy partners with the Crowsnest Pass Literacy Foundation, the Chinook Regional Library, and the Chinook Health Unit to provide the Books for Babies Program.  Families of newborns receive a book bag with children's books and ideas for parents about reading to their children and literacy activities.  Book bags are handed out during baby visits at the Chinook Health unit.
 

 ADULT LITERACY
 
**Conversation Cafe for Newcomers**

The Conversation Cafe for Newcomers is a series of fun, activity-based sessions, provides opportunities to improve your conversation skills, chat aobut what is happening, participate in fun activies and make new friends.  English Language learners who would like to improve their communication skills are encouraged to get involved.  
 
Dates & Times: February 23 - June 8 (second and forth Tuesday of the month)
10am to 11:30 am
Cost: $40.00 (includes cost of faceshield)



**Creative Conversation Class**

Do you want to improve your conversation skills?  Having the ability to make small talk, chat about  what is going on, or share your thoughts and ideas, are all part of our daily lives. Meeting monthly in a supportive environment, you will build confidence in your speaking skills, make new friends, and have fun while learning.  

Dates and Times:  Call for more information
Cost:  $40.00 (includes cost of faceshield)

 
NUMERACY
 
**The Numbers Game**
 
Numbers are an important part of daily life.  Understanding numbers and basic math operations is needed for many everyday actions.  This four week program will focus on basic number concepts and their operations, measurement, proble-solving, and be tailored to the needs of registered learners.


Date and Time:  Please call for more information
Cost: $20.00 (cost of faceshield is extra)




SKILLS FOR LEARNING 

**Protecting Your Information and You**

Have you been the target of a fraud or scam?  Do you know what to do and how to protect yourself>  Almost every day fraud or scam attempts happen by phone, text, mail or email.  Through the program's four 1.5 hour interactive sessions, you will learn how to identify fraud and scam attempts, what to do if you have been a victim and how to protect yourself in the future.  Registration is required. 

Date and Times:  Call for more information
Cost: $20.00 (cost of faceshield is extra)
 
 
**Financial Literacy**

Learn the basics and practical information about money, budgeting, saving, borrowing, how to reach your long-term goals and plan for you and your familys future.  Registration is required.

Dates and Times: Call for more information
Cost: $20.00 (faceshield is extra)


**Transitioning to the Workplace**

Are you looking for a job?  Transitioning to the workplace will teach you about searching and applying for jobs online, resume writing , and preparing for an interview.  Developing these skills will help you stand out to employers.  If you are entering the workforce for the first time, re-entering after an absence, or even thinking of changing jobs, this four, two-hour program is for you.  Registration is required.

Dates and Times:  Call for more information
Cost:  $20.00 (cost of facesheild is extra)




FUNDING FOR THE LITERACY PROGRAM IS PROVIDED BY ABORIGINAL AND COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS, AND ALBERTA ADVANCED EDUCATION.   
 
CNP ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Basic Digital Skills
**Computers for Beginners**
This introductory program will teach you computer basics including navigaint,m language, and settings.  Learn about internet safety while you build on your confidence using a computer to find information, connecting with family, and friends, organizing your files.  This is a four-week hands-on program using on eof Adult Education's laptops.  Registration is required.  
Dates and Time:  Call for more information
Cost: $20.00
**Computers for Seniors**
Are you a senior new to computers?  In this introductory, four-week program you will learn how to navigate a computer, search the internet, internet safety and so much more.  Adult Education can even supply laptops for the class.  Classes are limited to four participants, so please register early to reserve your spot. 
Dates and Times:  Call for more information
Cost:$20.00
 
 
  **Computers One-on-One**
Brush up on our digital skills in a private one-on-one tutoring session.  Bring your own device or use on eof ours.  Appointments are one-hour long unless otherwise specified.
Dates and Times:  Wednesdays,  10am-12:30 pm - By appointment only
Cost: $10.00 per hour
 SAFETY COURSES
**Standard First Aid, Level C - CPR & AED Certification**
 
Standard First Aid is first aid for injuries such as head and spinal trauma, fractures of upper and lower limbs and illnesses.  This two-day course covers Level C, CPR training and certification for adult, child, and infant, 2-rescuer resuscitation, and AED training and certification.  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a bagged lunch.
 
Dates and Times: Call for more information
Cost: $200.00 
 
**Emergency First Aid - CPR A (Adult) & AED or CPR C (Adult, Child, Infants) & AED**
 
Emergency First Aid, a one-day course, covers recognizing and providing intervention for life-threatening emergencies until medical aid arrives.  Topics include CPR A (CPR, Choking for Adults) or CPR C (CPR and choking for adults, children and infants), shock, unconsciousness, severe bleeding, head and spinal injuries, major medical conditions and AED training and certification.  Wear comfortable clothing and bring a bagged lunch.
 
Dates & Times:  Call for more information
Cost: $150.00
**Food Safety Training**
 
Alberta Health Services provides training and certification for quick-service, full-service, chain and independent operators and employees to a nationals standard of food safety and handling practices.
 
Dates & Times:  Call for more information 
Cost: $100.00
 
**Canadian Non-Restricted Firearms Safety Course**
Are you applying for or renewing a Possession and Acquisition Licence?  This one-day course will prepare you for taking the Canadian Non-Restricted Firearm Safety exam, which is required to apply for the Non-Restricted Firearm Possession Acquistion Licence.  
Learn the history, operation, safe handling, storage and safe transport of firearms in preparation for the exam.  This course is suitale for anyone 12 years and older, who areseeking general knowledge on the safe use of all types of Non-Restricted Firearms.  The registration fee includes the exam and an online link to the manual, which is required to be reviewed prior to the session's start date.  The instructor will give registrants their own hard copy of the manual in class.
Government issed photo identification is required.   Please bring a bagged lunch.
Dates & Times: Call for more information
Cost: $150.00
 
 
**Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course**
 
This one day course includes:  the evolution of firearms, major parts, types and actions, firing techniques and procedures for handguns, care of restricted firearms responsibiltites of the firearms owner/user, safe storage, display, transportation and handling of restricted firearms.  
The registration fee includes the exam and an online link to the manual, which is required to be reviewed prior to the session's start date.  The instructor will give registrants their own hard copy of the manual in class if required.
Participants must provide proof of completion of the Canadian Non-Restricted Firearms course to the instructor.
 
Dates & Times: Call for more information
Cost: $150.00

OTHER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

 

**GED (General Education Development) Preparation Tutoring**

 

General Education Development (GED) offered through Lethbridge College, is widely accepted as the equivalent of a high school diploma, opening doors to a more rewarding career, further education, and personal development.  There are five subjects and testing areas:  Language Arts - Reading, Language Arts - Writing, Science, Math and Social Studies. 

Dates & Times:  Call for more information
Cost: $200.00 (Includes textbook, materials, pre-assessment).  Registrants are solely responsible for all related fees.
 
Anyone requiring a GED textbook and is not registering in the General Education Development Preparation Tutuoring session, can purchase a textbook from Crowsnest Pass Adult Education for $35.00.