Microcredentials

Upskill with Microcredentials from Southeast College

Learn key skills in demand from the Labour Market with programs that are designed with industry needs at the forefront.

What is a Microcredential?

  • A short, focused workshop that earns one Badge of the four needed to earn a Professional Microcredential.
  • This targeted learning allows students to specialize in a narrow range of competencies, to complement experience or education and add to each participants resume. In short, they:
    • enhance employability,
    • verify an existing skillset,
    • increase proficiency for current or future roles.

Microcredentials for Business

Southeast College’s Microcredentials for Business will help learners improve their management and leadership acumen through practical, skill-oriented business courses. This training is provided through Online Live classes facilitated by leading edge instructors who will challenge and build the learner’s core business, leadership, and management skills.

Register for one class or a full Microcredential. For registration assistance, please call us at 1-866-999-7372.

Communication for Business Microcredential Full Microcredential: $500 Individual Classes: $150
Gain new tools to apply a professional approach to office communication, both written and verbal, as well as emerging skills such as conflict resolution and public relations. Tuesday and Wednesday Mornings: 8:30 – 12:30

Click on each class link to register.

Communication Strategies November 1/2
Conflict Resolution and Dealing with People January 10/11
Business Writing February 14/15
Media and Public Relations  March 7/8

 

Introduction to Office Management Microcredential Full Microcredential: $500 Individual Classes: $150
This Microcredential is for those moving into a professional office environment, where management skills such as supervising others and time management are key to leveling up. Tuesday and Wednesday Mornings: 8:30 – 12:30

Click on each class link to register.

Customer Service and Engaging the Public October 25/26
Introduction to Supervising Others December 6/7
Time Management November 22/23
Critical Thinking December 13/14

 

Advanced Office Management Microcredential Full Microcredential: $500 Individual Classes: $150
This Microcredential will build on existing management skills, to enable learners to become more effective leaders and teammates. Tuesday and Wednesday Mornings: 8:30 – 12:30

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Leadership and Influence November 8/9
Teamwork and Team Building January 17/18
Supervisory Skills February 7/8
Performance Management February 28/March 1

 

Microcredentials for Municipal Managers

The realm of municipal management offers unique challenges and learning opportunities. Administrators and operators have benefitted from Southeast College management classes in their previous version entitled Municipal Management Essentials. Now they are packaged into four specific courses most relevant to those employed working in municipal government.

Municipal clients are also encouraged to enroll in any of the above Business Microcredentials to enhance their credentials. Partnerships with SARM, SUMA and Municipal Hail Insurance continue to support training opportunities that challenge and build on participants’ core business, leadership, and management skills.

Take one class or a full Microcredential. For registration assistance, please call us at 1-866-999-7372.

Municipal Management Microcredential Full Microcredential: $500 Individual Classes: $150
Acquire skills relating directly to managing in the municipal realm, such as developing leadership and accompanying soft skills. Tuesday and Wednesday Mornings: 8:30 – 12:30

Click on each class link to register.

Leadership and Influence November 8/9
Introduction to Supervising Others December 6/7
Time Management November 22/23
Conflict Resolution and Dealing with People January 10/11

For Funding Opportunities, see below or contact us at consultant@southeastcollege.org

In order for a business to be considered for Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant (CSJG) funding www.saskatchewan.ca\job-grant, they must register for at least one Professional Microcredential (four classes).

Canada – SK Job Grant (CSJG) Information

The Canada-SK Job Grant (CSJG) is an employer-driven program that provides eligible employers with financial support to train new or existing employees for jobs in their organization. Training can help support a new hire to the organization, result in a new or better job for an existing employee or reduce skills gaps of an employee. The CSJG provides opportunities for unemployed and underemployed workers to train for jobs.

Southeast College Microcredentials example with successful CSJG funding

Four (4) classes – one Professional Microcredential

Tuition $ 500.00
CSJG Funding 2/3 $  333.00
Employer 1/3 $  167.00*

*Small employers (as defined by the Sk Government, less than 50 employees) may be entitled to additional funding.

To assist employers, we have included downloadable PDF versions of the Canada-Sask Job Grant Employer Application and Training Provider Quote for this program. You can email the completed quote to Consultant@southestcollege.org for verification and to obtain the required signature.

Please note:  CSJG will not reimburse for any training that has not been pre-approved by them prior to the training taking place.

CSJG applicants SHOULD NOT register for workshops on-line.  

Eligibility Criteria:

Employers

Private employers and not-for-profit sector employers are eligible. Publicly funded organizations such as health regions, municipalities,  and  school divisions are not eligible.

Trainees

Canadian citizens or permanent residents qualify.

Temporary foreign workers are not eligible training participants.

Additional Information

For more detailed information on the Canada-Sk Job Grant please follow the link below:

https://www.saskatchewan.ca/business/hire-train-and-manage-employees/apply-for-the-canada-saskatchewan-job-grant

The RSTS program is as an employer-driven, short term training program that provides eligible employers with financial support to train employees. Professional Microcredentials consisting of four microcredential classes, are eligible for the training subsidy, providing 100% reimbursement of approved training costs.

Training supports ensure employers have access to training which helps them invest in the development of a skilled workforce with the skills needed to rebuild and grow as the economy recovers.

The objectives of the RSTS are to:

  • support employers in meeting the challenges brought on by COVID-19,
  • provide enhanced training support to ensure employers are able to access training to sustain business activities while stimulating competitiveness;
  • reduce obstacles to hiring, retraining and retaining workers to boost the province’s economic recovery.

Southeast College Business Consultants are available to provide information and assistance with the application process; they welcome inquiries at consultant@southeastcollege.org.

Before making an application or registering for Professional Microcredential classes at Southeast College, thoroughly review the program information provided here: www.saskatchewan.ca/training-subsidy.

Online application forms are available on the training subsidy website. You may email the training documents to consultant@southestcollege.org for verification and to obtain the required signature.

Please note:  Re-Skills Saskatchewan Training Subsidy will only reimburse for training that has been pre-approved by them prior to the training taking place. Applications submitted less than 10 business days prior to the start date of training may not be approved.

Before registering at Southeast College for your Professional Microcredential classes, to be funded through the RSTS, please contact consultant@southeastcollege.org for registration assistance.

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