Women Building Futures

Be in charge of your future. Here's how.

Enroll in a program at Women Building Futures:

Apply (no cost)

Research our programs online and complete the appropriate application package. Or, attend an Information Session or on-line webinar to find out more.

What is the purpose of the Information Session and Career Decision Making Workshop? Do I have to attend them? Is there a cost?

The Information Session gives you the opportunity to learn about our different programs, how the application processes works, and ask questions to a Student Engagement Advisor.

The Career Decision Making Workshop gives you decision-making tools to help you decide if a career in the trades is right for you, if this is the right time to make a change, and to help you identify any challenges that lay ahead.

Attend an Information Session first and stay for the Career Decision Making Workshop all on the same day!

There is no cost to attend the Information Session, the Career Decision Making Workshop or the on-line webinar.

Fragrance Free Policy

Please note: In consideration of others who may suffer from chemical sensitivities and/or allergies, we request that you refrain from wearing scents such as perfumes, colognes, hairspray or aftershave when at Women Building Futures.

Attend an Information Session first and stay for the Career Decision Making Workshop all on the same day!

Information Session - 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Career Decision Making Workshop - 10:00 a.m. to noon

SPACE IS LIMITED. Please sign up for only one session at a time.

If the session does not appear in the drop down – it is full.

 

August 26th, 2015 Aboriginal information Session and Career Decision Making Workshop
Stanley Milner Library, 
7 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Program room
 
9:00 am - 3pm
August 28th, 2015
Information Session and Career Decision Making Workshop
CLAC 
14920 - 118 ave
Manitoba room
8:30 am – 12:00 pm

September 1st, 2015

LIVE Webinar - Pre-trades

On-line

12:15 - 1:15pm
 
September 4th, 2015
 
Information Session and Career Decision Making Workshop
WBF

8:30am-12:00pm

September 9th, 2015 Aboriginal information Session and Career Decision Making Workshop
Stanley Milner Library, 
7 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Program room
 
9:00 am - 3pm
September 11th, 2015 Information Session and Career Decision Making Workshop
WBF
8:30am-12:00pm
September 12th, 2015
Information Session and Career Decision Making Workshop
WBF
8:30am-12:00pm



September 18th, 2015
LIVE Webinar - Pre-trades
 
On-line
12:15 - 1:15pm
September 22nd, 2015
Information Session and Career Decision Making Workshop
WBF
8:30am-12:00pm
September 25th, 2015
Information Session and Career Decision Making Workshop
WBF
8:30am-12:00pm
September 29th, 2015
Information Session and Career Decision Making Workshop
WBF
8:30am-12:00pm
October 2nd,  2015

Information Session and Career Decision Making Workshop
WBF
8:30am-12:00pm
October 6th,  2015
LIVE Webinar - Pre-trades
 
On-line
 
12:15 - 1:15pm
October 7th,  2015 Aboriginal information Session and Career Decision Making Workshop
CLAC
14920 - 118 ave
Manitoba room
9:00 am - 3pm
October 7th,  2015
Information Session and Career Decision Making Workshop
Leduc Public Library
2 Alexandra Park
Alenandra Room B
12:00 - 3:30 pm
October 9th,  2015
Information Session and Career Decision Making Workshop
WBF
8:30am-12:00pm
November 18th, 2015 Aboriginal information Session and Career Decision Making Workshop
CLAC 
14920 - 118 ave
Manitoba room
9:00 am - 3pm
December 16th, 2015 Aboriginal information Session and Career Decision Making Workshop
CLAC 
14920 - 118 ave
Manitoba room
9:00 am - 3pm
       


On-Line

WBF holds computer-based, facilitated on-line information sessions (also called “webinars”) that are transmitted over the web. WBF uses Citrix GoToWebinar on-line tool to host webinars. Webinars will be available as per the dates listed above. You will need a computer with speakers, access to the Internet and your webinar log-in instructions to attend.

Please note that upon signing up, you will receive an email from WBF within 24 hours confirming your sign up.  Following that WBF will send you the GoToWebinar site registration instructions around 10:00 am the day of the webinar.  Then you will receive a third email with the webinar log-in instructions so you can join the webinar (i.e. direct link to the webinar, webinar ID).

In advance of the webinar, please ensure that:

  • You have access to a computer with speakers (required). It is essential that you have access to speakers in order to hear the presenters. A chat application will be made available to all attendees during the webinar.
  • Citrix and Java software are installed on your computer, as these software are required to run GoToWebinar.
  • Your computer has the minimum requirements (browser).

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Attending a Webinar

 

How do I join a webinar?

 

Joining a webinar is easy. When you receive a webinar email invitation, click the registration link and register for the webinar. You can then join the webinar at the scheduled time one of three ways:

  • Click the link in your confirmation or reminder emails, which will be automatically sent to you after registering and leading up to the webinar.
  • Go to www.joinwebinar.com. Type or paste in the webinar ID provided by the organizer in the webinar invitation email, enter your email address, click Yes or Always (or Trust on a Mac) if prompted to accept the download and, if required, enter the webinar password provided by the organizer.
  • Click the Join a Webinar button from www.gotowebinar.com. Type or paste in the webinar ID provided by the organizer in the webinar invitation email, enter your email address, click Yes or Always (or Trust on a Mac) if prompted to accept the download and, if required, enter the webinar password provided by the organizer.

Do I need a GoToWebinar account to attend a webinar?

 

No, you do not need a GoToWebinar account to attend a GoToWebinar session. You attend as a guest of the webinar organizer, and there is no obligation to buy or sign up for a free trial. To join a webinar, click the link in the confirmation or reminder emails or go to www.joinwebinar.com and enter the webinar ID found in the invitation email.

What are the system requirements for attending a webinar?

 

On a PC

  • Internet Explorer 7.0 or newer, Mozilla Firefox 4.0 or newer or Google Chrome 5.0 or newer (JavaScript enabled)
  • Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
  • Cable modem, DSL or better Internet connection
  • Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

Participants will need a fast Internet connection and speakers. (A USB headset is recommended.)

 

On a Mac

  • Safari 3.0 or newer, Firefox 4.0 or newer or Google Chrome 5.0 or newer (JavaScript enabled)
  • Mac OS X 10.6 – Snow Leopard or newer
  • Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)
  • Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection

Participants will need a fast Internet connection, a microphone and speakers. (A USB headset is recommended).

On an iPad, iPhone or Android device

Can I view presentations in full-screen format?

 

Yes. On the top of the Attendee Control Panel, click the View Menu button and select the Full Screen option. Or, on the Attendee Grab Tab on the side of the Control Panel you can click the View button to toggle between Full Screen and Window viewing.

Location Address

 

WBF

Women Building Futures
10326 - 107 Street, Edmonton

CLAC

Christian Labour Association of Canada
14920 - 118 Ave NW, Edmonton 

Tsuu T'ina First Nation

Mental Wellness Building
Contact to register: 403-238-6110

Paul First Nation

Health Services Building
Contact to Register: 780-892-2096

Aseniwuche Winewak First Nation

Contact to Register: 780-827-5510

Saddle Lake Cree Nation

Contact to Register: 780-726-3829

Little Red River Cree Nation

Contact to Register: 587-594-8999

Fort McMurray

Royal Canadian Legion
9317 Huggard Street