Upcoming Training Events

Online Video Tutorials

You can watch many training video tutorials right here on our website. Visit our Ancestral Quest Learning Center to receive this great instruction.

Learn how to use Ancestral Quest and its many features through the various training events coming up soon.
This page will be updated as we learn of additional classes, so check back often.
Last updated: 22 January 2015.

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California
Oregon
Utah

If you know of other events not listed, please add them.

Ancestral Quest Training

Date and Time Place Intended Audience
Training Description


California

Ongoing


Concord California Family History Center
3700 Concord Blvd.
Concord, California
All AQ Users

Classes on Ancestral Quest, all taught 10:00 am - 12:00 noon

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Oregon

Third Saturday of each month

9:00 am -
11:00 am
Portland Area Personal Ancestral File Users Group
LDS Chapel at
1271 Overlook Dr
Lake Oswego, Oregon
All AQ Users

A free class is available at each monthly meeting of the Portland Area PAF Users Group - A Genealogical Research Group.

This group meets monthly except for December

Scheduled Topics:


Utah

2/12/2015-
2/14/2015
RootsTech
Salt Palace Convention Center
100 South West Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah
All AQ Users

Class on Ancestral Quest taught by Gaylon (Note: This class requires you to purchase an appropriate pass to attend RootsTech):

Saturday, February 14 - Ballroom C

4:00 pm "Unleash the Power of Ancestral Quest on Your Family Tree."


Additional Classes taught at the Ancestral Quest booth in the Expo Hall. These classes are free, but require you to obtain a free Expo Hall pass if you do not have a paid pass for RootsTech.
Booth 1334

DayTimeLengthTopic
Thu Feb 1212:30 pm30 minUsing Ancestral Quest as a Genealogy Research Tool
Thu Feb 123:10 pm40 minUsing AQ and FamilySearch Family Tree Together (syncing, uploading, downloading)
Fri Feb 1312:00 pm30 minBring Your Questions About AQ
Fri Feb 132:40 pm40 minNew Features in AQ
Sat Feb 1412:00 pm30 minFinding, Reserving and Tracking LDS Ordinaces Using AQ
Sat Feb 141:10 pm40 minUsing AQ and FSFT Together (Repeat)

Ogden Utah FamilySearch Library
539 24th Street
Ogden, Utah
All AQ Users
Ongoing

Each of the following dates/times is the first class of a 4 week series of classes. No charge. Call 801-626-1132 to register.

Jan 26, 2015, 9:00 am: "Ancestral Quest Complete” by McIntyre

Jan 26, 2015, 1:00 pm: "Ancestral Quest Complete” by McIntyre


Ongoing

Orem
Geneva Heights
Family History Center

546 North 500 West
Orem, Utah
(801) 222-0201
All AQ Users
Series of Ancestral Quest classes by Bud Wood

No registration is necessary.

This is an 8 week course designed for current and new users of Ancestral Quest. The class teaches the features and functions of the program and will give students some hands-on practice. Basic computer skills are necessary. If you have questions, you can call Bud at (801) 372-1804

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. / Tuesdays
Jan 6: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Jan 13: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Jan 20: "Sourcing"
Jan 27: "Photos and Screen Tabs"
Feb 3: "Customization, Printing, and Backups"
Feb 10: "Search Techniques"
Feb 17: "Match / Merge, etc."
Feb 24: "Collaboration"
 
Mar 3: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Mar 10: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Mar 17: "Sourcing"
Mar 24: "Photos and Screen Tabs"
Mar 31: "Customization, Printing, and Backups"
Apr 7: "Search Techniques"
Apr 14: "Match / Merge, etc."
Apr 21: "Collaboration"


Second Saturday of each month

10:30 am -
12:00 pm
Provo
Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group - Ancestral Quest Breakout Class

"Red Brick" LDS Chapel
4050 North 650 East
Provo, Utah
All AQ Users

A free class is usually taught at each monthly meeting of the Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group (UVTAGG).


Ongoing

Riverton FamilySearch Library
Library Training Room
3740 West Market Center Drive
Riverton, Utah
(801) 240-9601
All AQ Users
Series of Ancestral Quest classes by Bud Wood

No registration is necessary.

This is an 8 week course designed for current and new users of Ancestral Quest. The class teaches the features and functions of the program and will give students some hands-on practice. Basic computer skills are necessary. If you have questions, you can call Bud at (801) 372-1804

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. / Tuesdays
Jan 6: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Jan 13: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Jan 20: "Sourcing"
Jan 27: "Photos and Screen Tabs"
Feb 3: "Customization, Printing, and Backups"
Feb 10: "Search Techniques"
Feb 17: "Match / Merge, etc."
Feb 24: "Collaboration"
 
Mar 3: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Mar 10: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Mar 17: "Sourcing"
Mar 24: "Photos and Screen Tabs"
Mar 31: "Customization, Printing, and Backups"
Apr 7: "Search Techniques"
Apr 14: "Match / Merge, etc."
Apr 21: "Collaboration"

 

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. / Wednesdays
Jan 7: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Jan 14: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Jan 21: "Sourcing"
Jan 28: "Photos and Screen Tabs"
Feb 4: "Customization, Printing, and Backups"
Feb 11: "Search Techniques"
Feb 18: "Match / Merge, etc."
Feb 25: "Collaboration"

 
Mar 4: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Mar 11: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Mar 18: "Sourcing"
Mar 25: "Photos and Screen Tabs"
Apr 1: "Customization, Printing, and Backups"
Apr 8: "Search Techniques"
Apr 15: "Match / Merge, etc."
Apr 22: "Collaboration"