Made in Manitoba electric bus

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Fully Funded Quick Train Micro-credentials

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

Micro-credentials Explained

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

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

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.

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

Courses may be offered on a rotating basis. If registration for your desired course is unavailable, sign up to be notified when registration reopens.

Additional Information

If you have a question about RRC Polytech’s micro-credential courses, contact us.