Toronto – December 5, 2014 – UFCW Canada members across the country are raving about the union's groundbreaking online education program, webCampus, which offers free online courses to all UFCW Canada members, their families, and community partners.
Many UFCW Canada members take webCampus courses out of personal interest, while others see them as a way to develop their knowledge and professional skills.
The Personal Computing courses are particularly popular among webCampus participants. From learning how to get the most out of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel, to mastering Windows Movie Maker, to discovering useful tips on internet safety, the webCampus Personal Computing courses help UFCW Canada members and their families keep up with constantly changing technologies.
webCampus participants from across Canada had the following to say about their Personal Computing learning experiences:
"This is another well thought out course. It's very helpful for those working towards the webCampus Communications Specialist Certificate, and I was able to apply the skills that I learned to my daily work activities."
– Joanna Beaton, UFCW Canada Local 175 member
"The Internet 101 course taught me how to use more features on my web browser, such as deleting cookies and understanding more about virus protection to protect my personal data."
– Karie Schneck, UFCW Canada Local 401 member
"Thanks for this course. I have now built my own personal budget and loan schedules for my family's expenses. The course also helped me figure out how to pay down our car loans faster and in a manner that we can afford."
– Fran McDiarmid, UFCW Canada Local 1400 member
"I will now be more comfortable with developing new organizational spreadsheets in our pharmacy. I completed an Excel course years ago but have not used those skills and the program has changed so much. I'm glad I had the opportunity to update my skills with the new software."
– Yvonne Nolan, UFCW Canada Local 1518 member
"This was a very helpful course, and quite easy to follow. Great information was presented in a useful way. Thank you UFCW Canada."
– Samira Ahmed, Peel Multicultural Council Member
Registration for the webCampus Personal Computing courses is now open. To register for webCampus, and to find out more about the program, visit the webCampus website today.