WELLINGTON – Ten people attended a recent information session in Wellington to learn about free online training for businesses and non-profit organizations offered by eForcePEI.
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Jeannine Arsenault from the Wellington Rural Action Centre, (from left) presents a thank-you gift to Andrew Hickey, eForcePEI project sales co-ordinator, who conducted a promotional tour of the provincial eForcePEI program in all five of the province’s RACs. Among the participants at the Wellington session were Caroline Arsenault from the Centre Goéland and Cynthia Poirier from Crowbait Creations.
Andrew Hickey, the provincial project's sales co-ordinator, explained that 10 programs are offered on themes such as Microsoft Word 2010 Basics, marketing essentials, essential skills for administrative support professionals, human resources fundamentals, social media and accounting essentials.
Each program is comprised of a series of short courses (45 to 90 minutes each) and 2,000 of these courses are being offered free on a first-come, first-served basis. Several hundred other courses are available for sale on the www.eforcepei.ca website until the end of March 2015.
Registrants have a maximum of one year to complete their course.
This information session was offered jointly by the Wellington Rural Action Centre (RAC) and the Acadian and Francophone Chamber of Commerce of P.E.I.
Hickey conducted a promotional tour of the program in all five of the province’s RACs.