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Learn it in 2 Months (or Less)

Published: 04/28/2015 by Canada's Education

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Find, Focus, Flash 
A great photo captures a mood, a time and a place. Learn how to master your DSLR with the Calgary PublicLibrary’s 6-week online photography courses. Enhance your photos by delving into free 13 hour Photoshoptutorial from Adobe or the Photoshop & Lightroom course from Udemy. Meet new people and learn a few new tricks by joining a Photography club.



Dive in Deep 

Become a certified diver in as little as a few days. The Dive Shop offers PADI Open Water Diver certification for $279. Improve your skills by taking the PADI advanced open water diver course ($199) or the PADI Rescue

Diver course ($219) at Aqua Sport. 



Climb A Mounatin 

With the Rocky Mountains so close, rock climbing is undoubtedly a popular pastime. Learn the basics

of climbing (2 hours), build upon the basics (8 hours over 4 weeks) and ultimately learn Lead Climbing

(3 hours) at the Calgary Climbing Centre. Then take your skills outdoors

with open rock courses or multi-pitch rock climbing.



Help the Blind Read 

Chinook Learning Services offers a Braille Transcription Online Certificate of Recognition that can be completed

in 46 hours. Learn how to transcribe works of literature, science and math into the tactile system of raised dots

that allow the blind to read. Discover the Unified English Braille (UEB) system and how it is implemented in Canada ($450).



Learn to Sign 

Gale Courses, through the Calgary Public Library, offers a Discover Sign Language course over 6 weeks.

Learn to sign numbers, the alphabet, phrases and begin conversing in ASL using facial expressions and

lip-reading. Further enrich your knowledge by registering for an Immersion Weekend course through

Deaf and Hear Alberta.


Sign & Stamp 

Public Notaries are responsible for administering oaths, certifying documents and taking affidavits. Put a stamp to your signature and be part of Alberta Justice (League) Individuals 18+ can apply online at Alberta Justice for $75 and, upon approval, can sign and stamp for 2 years. Learn more