Registration for Comprehensive Five-Day Class
The five-day intensive training course offered by the Utah South Area Family History Training Center covers both the research and computer aspects of Family History work. This class runs Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and is held every four or five weeks throughout the year. This training is available for Family History Center workers, ward and stake Family History Consultants, and ward and stake members interested in family history training.
After reviewing the information on this page, if you wish to enroll in one of the sessions, please complete the Registration section below. Please note that there will be a $40 per person fee charged to defray class costs. Acceptance to the training course is based upon availability of seats in the class you request. You will be notified of your acceptance and will be given instructions for submitting your registration fee at that time.
We will take standbys for full classes (when a class is full, "Full--Standby Only" appears in red after the class date in the list below). If you choose to go on standby for a full class when you register, you will be given the opportunity to indicate an alternate class as your second choice.
Upcoming class dates are:
NOTICE: The Five Day Class incorporates instruction on Family Search Family Tree.
Most classes are followed by a hands-on laboratory period with individual one-on-one training for each student. The curriculum includes training in the research process, as well as computer training covering various genealogy data management programs, all aspects of FamilySearch, FamilySearch on the Internet, and clearing names for the temple using the latest procedures. Attendees are encouraged to bring any of their own Family History information with them. A temple trip to do sealings will take place on the last day of class.Daily Schedule
Classes start on Monday morning at 9:00 AM at our location in the Orem University YSA Stake building located at 1075 South Geneva Road in Orem, Utah. There will be morning and afternoon classes each day. The following is a more specific schedule:
Monday thru Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Classes & Labs
12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Classes & Labs Friday
9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Classes and Labs
12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. to 3:45 PM Classes and Labs
3 :45 p.m. to 4:30 PM Travel to the Provo Temple
4 :30 p.m. to 5:30 PM Sealing session in the Temple
5 :30 p.m. to 6:30 PM Dinner at the Temple cafeteria
No classes should be missed except for unexpected illness. Attendees may leave for home any time after the temple session. The dress is business casual except for Friday, when appropriate dress for the temple is in order.
If you wish to attend a class on one of the dates mentioned above, completely fill out and submit your information in the form below. You will receive confirmation by email within 24 hours. If you don't receive a response within that time, please contact the director via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Travel and housing costs are the responsibility of the student. If out-of-town students do not have friends or relatives with whom they can lodge for the week, we can provide assistance in finding an alternative at a reasonable cost.
Please complete the basic information below. Required fields are indicated by a red asterisk (*).
Important: Your registration will not be processed until you click the Submit button at the bottom of the page.