Micro-credentials are stand-alone, short-duration learning experiences that are competency-based and align with industry, employer and community needs. Micro-credentials can be assessed and recognized for employment or learning purposes and partially funded by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training. We will continue to add exciting new programs to help our learners advance their skills to meet current and future needs in high-demand industries and sectors.
ADVANCE YOUR CAREER
Gain knowledge and proficiency in skills that will help advance your career.
Find flexible online, in-person and blended courses and programs.
A NAME YOU CAN TRUST
Earn credentials from a recognizable top public university.
COURSES & PROGRAMS
WINE TASTING ABILITY (WTA) BC CANADA LEVEL ONE – THE FUNDAMENTALS OF WINE TASTING
Research lead and science-based wine tasting course taught by University of Bordeaux Dr. Axel Marshal and Director of UBC WRC Dr. Jacques Olivier Pesme. Delivered for the 1st time outside Bordeaux and France. Open to the wine industry and consumers alike.
WETLAND DELINEATION AND ASSESSMENT
Learn methods and technical skills to identify wetlands and delineate their boundaries, and gain hands-on experience in field delineation methods, classification and functional assessment.
CRITICAL SKILLS FOR COMMUNICATION IN THE TECHNICAL SECTOR
The ability to communicate information accurately, succinctly and unambiguously is an essential skill required by employers in a breadth of technical industries. This non-credit UBC micro-credential in technical communication consists of eight courses covering skills essential for employment and career advancement in the science and engineering sectors.
Metabolomics is an exciting and in-demand field requiring chemistry, systems biology and data science experts. This micro-credential offers the opportunity to develop multidisciplinary skills to prepare for a career in an emerging industry.
WHY UBC OKANAGAN?
The most established and influential global rankings all consistently place UBC in the top five percent of universities in the world. Choosing UBC Okanagan means you will receive world-class instruction with leading experts across high-demand industries from an institution that you and prospective employers know and trust.
WHY CHOOSE NON-CREDIT LEARNING?
- Quickly gain proficiency in new industry skills and best practices.
- Choose programs and courses that focus on specific skills and competencies.
- Network with current and future industry leaders.
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