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FREE Training and Courses

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FREE Training and Courses
by Patricia Rhodes - Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 12:34 PM

Learn by doing!

Gardening BasicsMay 1, 8 & 15-  When? 3 Sundays in a row, 1:00-4:00pmWhere? Sluggett House Garden 1336 Marchant Road Brentwood Bay.  This is a great opportunity to learn about how to maintain a professional garden and residents will be able to enjoy the gardens and harvest the crops throughout the summer.

This course, taught by master gardeners, is designed to teach skills and prepare students make some money working for local residents in their yard. Sessions will build your confidence by covering topics such as; soil preparation, planting seeds and plants, plant care, weeding, pruning, and safe use and care of tools.

 Retail Training May 8 to May 29 4 Sundays – from 9:30-4:00 9775 Third Street, Sidney.  This certificate program prepares you for first time work experiences in retail and many other work environments. You will be treated as an employee and you will be working alongside a busy team of staff members. You will have training in: Working a cash register and counting cash, Customer service, Creating displays, Sorting inventory, Assisting with pricing, Opening & closing procedures

Contact Sara Lawton at for more information on these free training opportunities or visit the Career Centre.

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