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Quick Train Micro-credentials

These micro-credential courses ran from January 2023 to March 2024. Sign up to be notified when Quick Train micro-credential courses are offered in the future.

Red River College Polytechnic’s micro-credential courses allow you to quickly gain the specific skills sought by employers and earn a micro-credential.

These micro-credential courses were part of a training initiative by Canadian Colleges for a Resilient Recovery (C2R2) and the Government of Canada to provide workers with new skills needed to support a clean economy.

Micro-credentials Explained

Micro-credentials are shareable endorsements of knowledge, skills or competencies that are awarded as digital badges. Learn more ›

RRC Polytech Micro-credential Courses

The following micro-credential courses are created and delivered by Red River College Polytechnic.

Learn more about each course by clicking on a section heading.

Clean Tech

Introduction to Electric Vehicle Technology

Electric Winnipeg Transit bus made possible by RRC Polytech

Prepares technicians for safely working on, diagnosing and maintaining both hybrid and electric vehicles.

Electric Vehicle Communication and Computer Systems

RRC Polytech MotiveLab research facility project

Prepares technicians with an advanced skill level diagnosing vehicle networking and computer systems related to hybrid and electric vehicles.

Note: This course is designed to complement the prerequisite Introduction to Electric Vehicle Technology micro-credential course.

Building Envelope Science: Principles and Practice

Thermal camera

Teaches building envelope, its components and the building science concepts that determine how a building interacts with its environment and surroundings.

Building Envelope Science: Design and Application


Learn about energy efficiency at the beginning of construction planning, ensuring that structures are constructed with sustainability in mind, reducing the amount of retrofitting that buildings will need as they age.

Diesel Exhaust Emission Reduction Systems


Teaches students the latest technologies employed in light- and heavy-duty emission reduction systems and is imperative for the diagnosis and repair of after-treatment systems and reducing harmful exhaust emissions.

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

hydrogen fuel car

Students receive in-depth training in hydrogen fuel cell systems are provided the knowledge needed to ensure safe practices with the push to reduce emissions in transportation to zero.

Fundamentals of Hydrogen Production


Fundamentals of Hydrogen Production micro-credential course gives students introductory training in hydrogen production providing the knowledge needed to ensure safe operations with this emerging fuel source.

Social Innovation

Engagement and Relationship-Building with Indigenous Communities

Indigenous drum

Focuses on relationship-building and engagement with Indigenous communities to work towards reconciliation.

Indigenous and Canadian Government Relationships

Indigenous, industry and community leaders

Provides knowledge of the relevant laws, principles, policies and obligations to work towards reconciliation, with a focus on Section 35 of the Constitution Act and the Duty to Consult.

The Consultation Process

Indigenous ceremony

Teaches the stages of the consultation framework including initial assessments, financial documents and communication with Indigenous communities, provincial governments and proponents.

Employee Registration

Organizations can request to register groups of employees in one or more fully funded quick train micro-credential courses.

Course Availability

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Additional Information

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.

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