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Programs

Flexible Enough to Fit Your Schedule

Achieving a certificate or completing a document of achievement has never been easier!

Assiniboine offers a wide variety of programs through Continuing Studies—programs that are aligned to enhance your skillset whether you’re currently in a career (but need to learn new skills) or seeking out a new one (and want to change things up).

Our continuing education programs are built in tandem with industry experts and are a result of industry demand. These programs teach you the skillsets that local employers are looking for. The part-time format of our programs makes it easier to fit education into your busy schedule. You get the flexibility to earn and learn.

Explore our programs by clicking on the program name below. This will take you to the program’s webpage, where you’ll find all the additional information you need. When you’re ready to apply/register, click on the program’s “Admissions tab” and take the next step towards your new future!

Certificates

Administrative Assistant

An administrative assistant plays a central role in today’s workplace whether in-person or virtually. This competency-based online program allows you to work and learn at your own pace, while receiving practical and applied training in word processing, accounting, spreadsheets, database and Internet searches, office procedures, communications and business calculations.

For more information, visit the Administrative Assistant program.

Bookkeeping

In a world where numbers matter, make sure you are getting the best training in the industry! From manual to computerized accounting, payroll administration and financial accounting, our bookkeeping courses will put you at the top of your field.

For more information, visit the Bookkeeping program.

Prairie Horticulture

The Prairie Horticulture program is designed specifically for the prairie provinces, providing skills and training for owners, managers or employees of horticulture businesses as well as anyone with an interest in horticulture.

Choose from one of four streams of study; fruit and vegetable production, greenhouse crop production, landscaping and arboriculture or nursery crop production.

For more information, visit the Prairie Horticulture program

Certificates of Achievement

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.

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.

Home Inspection

Inspect the construction of buildings and their overall existing condition. Provide impartial information so homebuyers can make informed decisions when making one of life’s largest purchases.

For more information, visit the Home Inspection program.

Supply Management Training

Learn how to handle the entire production flow – from a to z – of a product or service. The process begins with the initial materials (raw goods, ideas, etc.) and moves all the way to the end when the final product is delivered to the customer.

For more information, visit the Supply Management Training program.

Documents of Achievement

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.

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.

Manitoba Gardener

Love gardening? 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 Manitoba Gardener program.

Master of Meetings

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.

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.

Registered Personal Trainer

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 Registered Personal Trainer program.

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.

Social Media Marketing

Want to understand the latest techniques for advertising on social media platforms? Want to be able to bring your business in front of target audiences at both the local level and beyond? Jump into the world of posts, GIFs and memes with our Social Media Marketing program.

For more information, visit the Social Media Marketing program.

Woodworking

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

For more information, visit the Woodworking program.

U-Got-Class

A new way to learn! Assiniboine’s partner, UGotClass, offers ten online certificate programs provided by the Learning Resources Network (LERN), the largest continued education association in the world. Enrolments are monthly. For more information, including a list of available programs, check out our UGotClass page.

Questions?

Have questions? Never hesitate to reach out if you have questions! Continuing Studies at Assiniboine is happy to help you navigate through our courses and programs. Reach us by email at continuingstudies@assiniboine.net.

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