Why Take a Sault College Micro-Credential?

Sault College's micro-credentials are rapid training programs and courses that can help you get the skills and knowledge that employers need. They help people retrain and upgrade their skills to find new employment. Start upskilling today with one of our micro-credentials. There is no scheduled class time. You can learn what you want, when you want, all from the comfort of your home.

  • Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet, or smartphone, and take up to 90 days to complete each course

  • No application process, no admission requirements, no prerequisites, open to anyone

  • Curriculum is developed by subject matter and industry experts

  • All instructional materials are provided and no textbook to purchase for most courses

  • Most micro-credentials can be completed in under 10 hours

  • Purchase a micro-crednetial and start learning on the same day

  • Receive a digital badge and certificate of course completion that you can share on social media such as LinkedIn, download as a PDF, or even embed in your email signature

  • Individualized and self-paced learning paths that are online and flexible

Benefits of Micro-credentials

  • Self-directed & Flexible

    Self-directed, flexible, and on-demand micro-credentials that appeal to many learners.

  • Learning Paths

    Learners can decide which micro-credentials to pursue and individualized learning paths they want to follow based on their interests and needs.

  • Industry-Focused

    Micro-credentials are developed by subject matter and industry experts who recognize the training and upskilling needs within industries.

  • Training and Upskilling

    Learners and employers can rely on micro-credentials to provide the right type of focused training to new or career-transitioning employees who need to improve their skills.

  • Digital Badge

    Micro-credentials help employers select job candidates who have the necessary skills, knowledge, and competencies. The proof is in the digital badge.

  • Marketable Skills

    Learners can develop an e-portfolio of marketable skills by acquiring industry-focused micro-credentials and meeting the needs of employers (or prospective employers).