Communication for Materials Handling

Program Overview

Are you ready to prepare for in-demand career opportunities in the material handling industry? Get job-ready communication skills in this free six-week language pathway that will lead you to enter the Materials Handling 4.0 course, a free eight-week micro-credential that will equip you with the tools and skills that employers in warehouses and distribution centres are looking for.

Course Details

Part 1 — Communication for Materials Handling 4.0 – Language Training Centre

  • Start Date: March 21, 2022
  • Duration: Six weeks (March 21 to April 29, 2022)
    • Winter Break: December 20, 2021 to January 3, 2021
  • Delivery: Online and virtual classes Monday to Thursday mornings

Part 2 — Materials Handling 4.0 micro-credential – RRC Polytech

  • Start Date: May 2, 2022
  • Duration: Eight weeks
  • Delivery: Online training Monday to Wednesday mornings and afternoons with an in-person unpaid practicum on Thursdays starting week four
  • Two-week paid work experience


All applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • A permanent resident in Canada who has completed CLB 6 or higher
  • Unemployed or working less than 20 hours per week
  • 18 years of age or older and legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Not currently enrolled and no previous post-secondary education in Canada


This course of study is designed to support direct pathways into the Material Handling 4.0 micro-credential technical course that leads to employment in the field where you will demonstrate your workplace readiness.

For applications and more information contact Pauline at or Alexandra at

Communication for Materials Handling

Student Information

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NOTE: Priority is given to students who meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • No or limited prior postsecondary experience. (i.e., not having previously completed an apprenticeship, and/or a certificate, diploma, and/or a degree at a college or university in Canada)
  • Currently in receipt of EIA, Employment Insurance (EI) (i.e., unemployed, underemployed), and/or receiving government financial assistance.

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