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Our Programs

Niagara Women's Enterprise has developed a number of certificate programs designed to assist women in gaining the skills and confidence needed to secure and maintain employment, pursue self employment options or further academic training.

Currently we are offering the following programs completely ONLINE & FREE for eligible participants:

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Code Pink LogoCode Pink

This exciting program provides women with an introduction to the basics of web development.  Code Pink provides a solid base of understanding of the building blocks of the web HTML and CSS as well as a brief overview of web design fundamentals. Projects include building a one-page website and editing WordPress templates. 
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Computer Technology Career LaunchComputer Technology Career Launch 

 April 20 to June 10, 2021

Computer Technology Career Launch provides women with the basic digital literacy skills required to gain employment in todays technology-based workplace. Skills covered are working with files and folders, popular computer applications and basic web management.  

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Virtual Assistant Certificate LogoVirtual Assistant Certificate Program 

Virtual Assistants provide professional administrative, technical or creative assistance from a remote location such as a home office.  Do you have some great skills and just need to know how to develop your "brand"?   With our Virtual Assistant Certificate, you will learn the basics of running your own virtual assistant business. 

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E-commerce and Shopify Certificate LogoE-Commerce and Shopify Certificate

 June 14 - June 25, 2021

The E-Commerce and Shopify Certificate gives women with small businesses the skills required to sell and market their products online. Skills include setting up a Shopify store, basic photo editing, writing engaging product descriptions and an overview of SEO.

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Dietary Server Training Program LogoDietary Server Training Program

 June 7 - June 25, 2021

September 13 - October 1, 2021

Are you a woman, unemployed or underemployed and looking for a new career? In just 3 short weeks you can acquire the skills and confidence you need to start getting those interviews. Our Dietary Server Program will help you obtain the necessary certificates that will open the door for working with Seniors.  

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Tax Specialist Training Program LogoTax Specialist Training Program

 October to December 2021

Are you a woman interested in working as a Tax Specialist? NWEC offers an Income Tax Professional program in partnership with Liberty Tax Service. 

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Weathering the Pandemic Logo

Weathering the Pandemic

 May 13th - June 17th, 2021

Weathering the pandemic is a course created to help our students navigate the emotions and situations that have become common place during these trying times. We go over stressors, self-care, personal barriers, and family dynamics as well as the changes this all brings to our lives. The goal for each student, is to take skills from this course, that they can use in everyday life, to lower stress levels and manage changes. The only constant is   change, come grow with us.  

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WordPress CertificateWordPress Certificate

Our introduction to WordPress program is a basic overview of creating and editing webpages using the block editing tool. In our program, we cover content management and creation of websites. Some of the topics covered includes paragraphs and formatting, images, buttons and links and more. 

Join us for a fun way to learn the rewarding platform of WordPress. 

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Violence Against Women LogoViolence Against Women Support

 Offered Continuously

Safety Planning, Prevention Information, Support, Referral, and Coaching Services available.

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Virtual Cafe Conversations LogoVirtual Cafe Conversations

  Tuesday June 8th, 2:00PM-3:00PM and Tuesday June 22nd, 2:00PM-3:00PM

The Virtual Cafe Conversations is a Zoom Chat where students and staff can meet twice a month. The Virtual Cafe is a safe place to talk and be supportive of each other. We have a lot of fun and get to know each other in a relaxed setting.  Email michellen@nphcr.ca to sign up

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