Red River College Polytechnic’s community services courses in the form of micro-credentials provide the opportunity to upskill to reach your career goals in fields that help children, youth, families and older adults.
Micro-credentials are shareable endorsements of knowledge, skills or competencies that are awarded as digital badges.
The following micro-credential courses are created and delivered by RRC Polytech.
Learn more about each course by clicking on a section heading.
Become a mentor to newer Early Childhood Educators (ECE) in early learning and child care settings and strengthen your own skill set.
These upskilling courses focus on the processes of mentoring and coaching, communication styles, professional development planning and personal career planning.
Note: Interested in skilling your employees? See the registration options for organizations.
|Introduction to Mentoring and Coaching In Early Childhood Education|
|The Feedback Loop: Communication in the Mentoring Relationship|
|Planning for Individualized Professional Development|
|Career Planning for Early Childhood Educators|
Ready to jumpstart your career in the homeless or family violence shelter sector?
The tuition-free, online Shelter Support Worker micro-credential program is an excellent opportunity for potential shelter workers to connect with local shelters. Completion of the full courses and work placement may lead to permanent employment at a shelter.
The program is offered online in hybrid model which combines independent and virtual live facilitated instruction. It consists of:
Learners earn digital badges for each course completed from an accredited post-secondary institution, culminating in a Shelter Support Worker micro-credential.
The program is a partnership between RRC Polytech and the Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters, with funding provided by the Province of Manitoba.
In order to be considered for the program, several requirements must be met:
The online Shelter Support Worker micro-credential program is offered tuition-free. Exciting job opportunities await after successful completion of the program.
Organizations can sponsor employees to attend a course.
Your organization may be eligible to receive up to $10,000 for training each new or existing employee. Find out if you qualify for the Canada-Manitoba Job Grant.
If your desired micro-credential course is not currently being offered, sign up to receive notifications.
If you have a question about RRC Polytech’s micro-credential courses, contact us.
RRC Polytech campuses are located on the lands of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininew, Dakota, and Dené, and the National Homeland of the Red River Métis.
We recognize and honour Treaty 3 Territory Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, the source of Winnipeg’s clean drinking water. In addition, we acknowledge Treaty Territories which provide us with access to electricity we use in both our personal and professional lives.