Computer Courses

Improve your computer skills. We offer courses in Excel, Simply Accounting, Bookkeeping, and more.

Family Literacy

Parents are their child’s first teachers. We offer programming to help build parent’s skills in this role.

GED Prep

This is the time to tackle your GED test. We offer classes, free assessments, and individual tutoring to help you succeed.

Basic Computer Skills

Are you new to computers and other technology? We can help!

Safety Courses

We offer a variety of safety courses at EDCLS. Our courses are taught by certified safety instructors. Check our calendar for upcoming courses.

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About Us

The Edson and District Community Learning Society works with individuals and organizations to identify and fulfill the learning needs of adults in our community.  As a member of Alberta’s Community Learning Network (CLN), EDCLS seeks to provide a wide range of learning opportunities to the Edson and district area.

-Vera Calvert – Executive Director

Our Environment

EDCLS operates on grants from Alberta Enterprise and Advanced Education. This helps us reduce course costs for our participants.

EDCLS is a registered non-profit organization that is governed by a board of directors.

Contact Us

Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Phone: 780-723-6247
Email: edcls@gypsd.ca

Mailing Address: 
#201, 111-54th Street
Edson, Alberta
T7E 1T2

LEARNING WORKS

For adults who want to fulfill personal or employment goals

 

We offer:

  • individual tutoring
  • classroom or computer instruction
  • workplace essential skills training

Essential Skills for

  • GED exams
  • trades exams
  • employment
  • English language exams

Improve your                                              

  • computer skills
  • language skills
  • employment skills

Calendar

 

Our Upcoming Curricular Events

Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 25 @ 3:00 pm
12:00 pm
Sage 50 Accounting – Introduction October 16, 18, 23, 25, 2018 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM $285.00 Edson Provincial Building *Prerequisite:  basic bookkeeping This course covers topics like setup, bills and cheques, customers and invoicing,[...]
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
9:00 am
Assertiveness  October 22 , 2018 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM $10 Be more confident! Improve my self-esteem! Assertiveness is a way of communicating that can help. Learn how to share your feelings, thoughts, beliefs in[...]
Oct 31 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
9:00 am
Communication and Problem Solving October 31, 2018 9:00 AM -3:00 PM $10 We are faced with many problems every day. Sometimes we get overwhelmed and frustrated, just want to throw our arms up and walk[...]
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
9:00 am
Coping with Stress November 2, 2018 9:00 am – 12:00 pm $10 How we respond to stressful experiences determined the impact stress has on our life. Topics will include: Where does stress come from? How[...]
8:30 am
November 5, 2018 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM This 1-day re-certification is a challenge of the Standard First Aid course content and requires the student to demonstrate essential skills as well as pass the theoretical[...]
Nov 7 @ 8:30 am – Nov 8 @ 5:00 pm
8:30 am
Standard First Aid Level A & C November 7 & 8, 2018 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM $145.00/ $150.00 Edson Provincial Building Level A – Learn to recognize and provide interventions for life-threatening emergencies until[...]
Nov 13 @ 6:42 am – Nov 20 @ 7:42 am
6:42 am
MS Excel Level 1 November 13, 15, 20, 2018 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM $185.00 (includes manual) Edson Provincial Building *Prerequisite:  basic computer skills Use Excel to design professional worksheets and charts. Topics include use[...]
Nov 19 @ 8:30 am – Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm
8:30 am
Mental Health First Aid (12 Hours)  November 19 & 21, 2018 8:30 am – 4:00 pm $60.00 Edson Provincial Building This 12-hour program will improve your mental health literacy, and provide skills and knowledge to[...]
Nov 22 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 29 @ 3:00 pm
12:00 pm
MS Excel Level 2 November 22, 27, 29, 2018 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM $185.00 (includes manual) Edson Provincial Building *Prerequisite:  MS Excel Level 1 Course objectives: Linking worksheets/files, absolute reference, templates, macros, outlining, sorting,[...]
Nov 28 @ 8:30 am – Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm
8:30 am
November 28 & 29, 2018 8:30 am – 4:00 pm $125 This two-day course will help you assess/reduce suicide risk. The training explores attitudes about suicide, offers intervention techniques, and provides local resources.
Dec 4 @ 8:30 am – Dec 5 @ 4:30 pm
8:30 am
Standard First Aid Level A & C CPR + AED December 4 & 5, 2018 8:30 AM – 4:30  PM $145/$150 Recognize and intervene in emergencies until medical aid arrives. Topics include CPR and choking[...]
Dec 12 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
8:00 am
Ground Disturbance December 12, 2018 Time Missing from this Event! $150.00 Edson Provincial Building This is a 6.5-hour program. The first two hours will review Level 1. Level 2 is designed for anyone who is[...]
Jan 10 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
8:30 am
H2S Alive January 10, 2019 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM $150.00 Edson Provincial Building This one-day course is for workers who may be exposed to environments where hydrogen sulphide (H2S) is present.  The course covers[...]

Contact Us

Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Phone: 780-723-6247
Email: edcls@gypsd.ca

Mailing Address: 
#201, 111-54th Street
Edson, Alberta
T7E 1T2

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