What are Microcredentials?

A microcredential is a flexible, short course or set of courses designed to provide learners with specialized, industry-relevant training that equips them with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to compete in a global job market. Upon successful completion, students can receive a digital badge that can be shared on social platforms to enhance job search profiles. Whether you are upskilling or retraining, microcredentials are tailored to those looking for flexible, part-time learning.

Microcredential Offerings - Fall 2021

Food server walking through a kitchen

Certification: Canadore College Certificate
Hours of Study: 180 hours
Delivery: Part-time asynchronous delivery – INDEPENDENT ONLINE

This certificate has been designed to upgrade and enhance the skills of employed food service workers. It also provides training for those seeking employment in the food services industry, e.g., hospitals, nursing homes, cafeterias, and restaurants.

Learn more about Food Service Worker at Canadore College

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Woman wearing a hard hat

Certification: Certificate of Training
Hours of Study: 42 hours
Delivery: Part-time asynchronous, 3 start date options – INDEPENDENT ONLINE

This course introduces participants to the broad and ever-changing field of occupational health and safety, an inherently technical subject area. The multiple dimensions of the various issues - technical, legislative, political, and personal - are a required part of the training for a professional in this field or a related field.

Learn more about Occupational Health & Safety at Canadore College

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Women sitting around a table

Certification: Certificate of Training
Hours of Study: 30 hours
Delivery: Part-time asynchronous delivery – INDEPENDENT ONLINE

Today's leaders are often called upon to implement and support the change process. They need to be able to identify and respond to internal and external factors that will determine when and what type of change initiatives are required. Environmental scanning, identifying trends, implementing and measuring successful change are all essential to developing and managing change to the benefit of the organization.

Learn more about Managing Change at Canadore College

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Certification: Certificate of Training
Hours of Study: 36 hours
Delivery: Part-time asynchronous delivery – INDEPENDENT ONLINE

The goal of this course is to equip current and future caregivers with the knowledge and skills to provide high quality care in a community setting. The course will explore the traits of a successful caregiver and will focus of foundational knowledge, including health and wellness, boundaries and caregiving burnout.

Learn more about Fundamentals of Caregiving at Canadore College

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Two people sitting together

Certification: Certificate of Training
Hours of Study: 36 hours
Delivery: Part-time asynchronous delivery – INDEPENDENT ONLINE

This course aims to deepen our knowledge of professional practice with the goal of increasing our competence and skills as caregivers. The course will explore the Canadian healthcare system, consent and capacity, rights and ethics as well as self care concepts and the uniqueness in our role as a caregiver. The course will also build upon previously introduced concepts of confidentiality, boundaries and caregiver burnout.

Learn more about Professional Practice in Caregiving at Canadore College

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  1. Badge
    • Credit or noncredit experience/workshop/course  
    • Up to 15 hours in duration
    • Designed to provide a basic skill, knowledge and/or attitude for entry-level employment, professional development, or lifelong learning

 

  1. Certificate of Training
    • Credit or noncredit workshop/course(s)
    • Up to 100 hours in duration
    • Designed to provide a limited set of skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes for a specific discipline, trade or occupation for entry-level employment, professional development, or lifelong learning

 

  1. Canadore College Certificate
    • Credit or noncredit course(s) or program
    • Over 100 hours
    • Designed to provide a set of enhanced skills, knowledge and attitudes for entry-level employment, professional development, or lifelong

 

For More Information

Please contact:

Continuing Education and Corporate Training
705.474.7600 ext. 5601
ce@canadorecollege.ca