Hinton Employment and Learning Place has many programs and services for Adults in Hinton and Area! We provide different courses and workshops, English as a Second Language, Newcomers to Canada support services, and Employment and Training Services. Click on the headings above to find information about all of our different programs!
If you have any course ideas please feel free to contact Beverly at 780-865-1686 and start an interest list!
Our HELP Resource Room is now complete! Do you have barriers to stable housing, or do you know someone who struggles with homelessness? Our Resource Room offers showers, laundry facilities, mailbox, safe document box, telephone, computer use, individual support, housing options, assistance with forms, share shop coupons, a quiet place to relax and a bite to eat. Stop by 110E Brewster Drive, or call 780-865-1686 for more information.
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. It is by far the most widely used, acclaimed and researched suicide intervention training workshop in the world.ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Although ASIST is widely used by healthcare provider, participants don’t need any formal training to attend this workshop – anyone can learn and use ASIST.
Date: Jan 15 - Mar28
Time: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4:00pm-7:00pm
Cost: $FREE There is a 100$ refundable deposit to ensure your spot and commitment
(Space is limited. Enroll early to avoid disappointment)
Location: Hinton Employment and Learning Place
Included: 100 hours of classroom instruction, All books, materials, calculators supplied, after-class tutoring by appointment and exam fees for all five tests.
Required: Pre-course assessment and registration
Starting up a small business? Overwhelmed with your paperwork pile? In this Boot Camp course we will teach you the basics of bookkeeping. Learn what your accounting responsibilities are, types of accounting transactions, the a basics of financial statements, and how to prepare your files for year end. This workshop is suitable for business owners or office professionals with accounting responsibilities.. 18 hours of classroom time.
Tuesday evenings 7-9pm.
This is a firearms safety course focusing on non - restricted firearms. Some topics covered in this course includes (but is not limited to) evolution of firearms, major parts, types and actions, safety practices, ammunition, and firing techniques and procedures.
Please bring Government issued picture ID such as Drivers License, Passport, or Provincial ID Card.
Must be 12 years of age and up to take the course.
Hinton Adult Learning Society (HALS) is a Registered Charity and able to issue tax receipts for charitable donations. Your donation will help someone change their life.
We also accept other forms of donations that enhance the learning experience at HALS. This may include anything from technology such as tablet computers to sophisticated smartboard applications.