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Job Skills

Meet the Demands of Your Job or Industry

Whatever the demands of your job or industry, we can help you meet them through Continuing Studies at Assiniboine. We offer a wide range of individual courses and part-time programs, geared toward individual market needs. 

American Sign Language

This part-time program teaches students a comprehensive understanding of American Sign Language from the alphabet to basic words and concepts, recognizing facial expressions, to describing objects and full conversations. 

For more information, visit the American Sign Language program or to see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue.

Bartending​​​

Discover the perfect blend of theory and hands-on experience to achieve a competitive edge in your bartending career. Gain applied skills in mixology and garnishing, and learn the principles and practices of bar management and customer relations through this part-time program.

For more information, visit the Bartending program or to see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue.

Cannabis Industry Specialization

The extraordinary expansion of Canada's cannabis industry is generating a broad range of exciting new business and employment opportunities. This part-time online program has been designed in partnership with industry leaders to provide participants with crucial insights into the complexity of this rapidly evolving sector.

For more information, visit the Cannabis Industry Specialization program or to see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue.

Design Publishing for Business

From posters to menus, invitations to social media posts, more and more office professionals find themselves designing materials and campaigns off the corner of their desks. While many of us have an interest in design, we don't often know the how's, why's, do's and don'ts that make some materials compelling and others forgettable.

For more information, visit the Design Publishing for Business program or to see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue.

First Aid

We offer the following first aid courses; Standard First Aid (Level C CPR), and Emergency First Aid (Level C CPR), and Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers (BLS).

All classes are taught by Red Cross certified trainers. Upon successful completion, students receive Red Cross certification.

To see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue. If you cannot find a particular course you are interested in, please contact us at continuingstudies@assiniboine.net or 204.725.8725.

FoodSafe 1

As required by Manitoba Public Health, this course is mandatory for owners, managers, supervisors, chefs, cooks and other personnel responsible for purchasing, handling, preparing, and serving food.

Upon successful completion, a Manitoba Health approved Certificate is issued and valid for five years.

To see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue.

FoodSafe 1 Exam Challenge

This session is for those who wish to challenge the FoodSafe 1 exam, without taking the full-day FoodSafe 1 course. This session can also be taken by those who have attended the FoodSafe 1 course and are needing re-certification. 

To see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue.

Heavy Equipment Operator

The six-week in-class program is delivered using three components: high-end computer simulation training, instructor-led in-cabin training on multiple pieces of equipment, and an on the job practicum placement.

For more information, visit the Heavy Equipment Operator program.

Individual Fitness Leader

In addition to being personally rewarding, a career in fitness gives you flexibility and independence in a growing industry.

This part-time program is offered in partnership with the Manitoba Fitness Council.

For more information, visit the Individual Fitness Leader program or to see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue.

Languages

Have you ever wanted to refresh or build new skills in another language?

Earn a document of achievement in multiple Conversational Languages, including French, Mandarin, Spanish, Ojibway, and Ukrainian.

To see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue. If you cannot find a particular course you are interested in, please contact us at continuingstudies@assiniboine.net or 204.725.8725.

Network Cable Installation

With the growing demand of high-speed cabling and network upgrades, companies are looking for skilled workers. This part-time program provides you hands-on training with tools and materials used in the industry.

For more information, visit the Network Cable Installation program or to see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue.

Master Gardener

This part-time program is open to anyone interested in gardening, whether you are an amateur or professional.

Learn about growing plants, pruning techniques, diagnosis of plant problems, vegetable and fruit gardening, soils, plant identification, natural pest control strategies and much more.

For more information, visit the Master Gardener program or to see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue.

Master of Meetings

Most unproductive meetings can be attributed to a lack of planning, execution or follow-up. This part-time program teaches you how to plan and prepare for meetings and learn what to do during and after a meeting to ensure it services its intended purpose.

For more information, visit the Master of Meetings program or to see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue.

Photography

Whether you want to start a career as a professional photographer or want to take it up as an art form or hobby, this part-time program provides you with the training needed to succeed.

For more information, visit the Photography program or to see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue.

Power Engineering 4th Class (Exam Preparation)

This course is intended to help students prepare for the Manitoba 4th Class Power Engineering Certificate exam through the Office of the Fire Commissioner. 

To see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue. If you cannot find a particular course you are interested in, please contact us at continuingstudies@assiniboine.net or 204.725.8725.

Project Management

Coming soon!

If you are interested in hearing more about a certificate in Project Management, please contact us at continuingstudies@assiniboine.net or 204.725.8725.

Retail Management

Operating a successful retail business is becoming a greater challenge than ever before. This part-time program prepares you to take the next step with your career in the retail industry.

For more information, visit the Retail Management program or to see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue.

TESOL Teacher Training

Designed for those wishing to teach English language programs, this part-time program provides the tools, strategies, skills and knowledge needed to be a successful teacher in Canada or abroad.

For more information, visit the TESOL Teacher Training program or to see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue. If you cannot find the particular course you are interested in, please contact us at continuingstudies@assiniboine.net or 204.725.8725.

Water and Wastewater Refresher Courses

These courses are designed to prepare operators to pass the provincial Water and Wastewater Operator Certification exams.

To see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue. If you cannot find the particular course you are interested in, please contact us at continuingstudies@assiniboine.net or 204.725.8725.

Woodworking

This part-time program provides the tools and knowledge to become a confident and capable craftsperson. 

For more information, visit the Woodworking program or to see upcoming courses, please visit our Continuing Studies’ course catalogue.