Micro-Credentials

CNC Table Operator   Digital Literacies  Early Learning and Child Care   Environmental Science 

Micro-Credentials are short-term, flexible learning programs designed to help individuals develop the specialized, job-ready skills they need to quickly reskill or upskill to pivot in their careers or re-enter the workforce.  

CNC Table Operator Micro-Credentials

CNC manufacturing is becoming more common and more accessible with the advancement of technology. Complex tasks that formerly required high-level hand skills can now be accomplished with much less time and effort. Operators in CNC can adapt tooling and software to meet many industrial requirements. The human imagination is the only limit on what effect CNC can have on manufacturing, fabrication, and quality products.  The CNC Table Operator Micro-Credentials are an introduction to CNC manufacturing is offered as five micro-credentials, each building the essential skills to operate any CNC cutting table independently.

  • Safety and Material Handling (30 hrs)
  • Introduction to Welding and Construction tools (30 hrs)
  • Construction Math and Blueprints (30 hrs)
  • CAD/CAM for CNC Laser Cutter (30 hrs)
  • CNC Table Operator Project (30 hrs)

Digital Literacies Micro-Credentials (Free)

In today's digital age, the ability to navigate and thrive as an engaged digital citizen is essential. This 16-hour open access asynchronous micro-credential is designed to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of the foundations of digital citizenship, focusing on key aspects of evaluation, exploration, ethics, value, privacy, creation, and digital well-being. Through a combination of self-paced learning materials, interactive activities, guided reflections, and a capstone project learners will develop critical digital literacy skills necessary for responsible and meaningful engagement in the digital realm.

This course is suitable for college students, professionals, educators, and individual seeking to develop essential digital literacy skills and acquire a strong foundation in digital citizenship. Whether learners are a novice or have some prior experience with technology, this course will equip learners with the necessary knowledge and skills to navigate the digital world responsibly and ethically. Upon successful completion of this micro-credential course, learners will receive a certificate of achievement, recognizing their attainment of foundational digital literacy skills and understanding of the principles of digital citizenship.

This course is Open Access - meaning it is free to take and there is no need to register! 

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Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Micro-Credentials 

Childhood Studies at Keyano College is now offering Micro-Credentials for graduates of Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Certificate.  This program allows students to progress at their own pace completing one or more course per year.

Environmental Science Micro-Credentials 

Keyano’s Environmental Science Micro-Credentials provide industry-specific skills that enhance employability and provide employers with “ready to work” employees. These micro-credentials will also benefit Keyano College Environmental Technology Diploma graduates who want to pursue a degree or would like to have an opportunity for additional specialized training to enhance competencies in the labour market.