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Overview


  • Available by classroom delivery; some courses available by distance delivery

Description

Develop the knowledge and skills to plan, manage, implement, update, and analyze a variety of computer systems, concepts and applications.

Whether you are interested in specialized networks, databases, applications or hardware, there is something here for you. Many of the computer-training classes are accredited into part- and full-time programs, so you will have plenty of opportunities to expand on your skill set and earn credits towards a certificate.

Courses and Descriptions

(Click the course name to view the description of the course)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
ADEV-9005Android Mobile Development
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This micro-credential course introduces mobile software development. Students will study native application development for the Android platform. The course will cover basic user-interface creation including dialog boxes, toast notifications and event-driven programming. Students will become familiar with the Android Studio integrated development environment (IDE) to develop basic apps. Students will apply JSON data from HTTP application programming interfaces (APIs) to present data from and API to a user. Students will use an Android emulator to run and test a mobile app on their computers.


This is the first mobile computing micro-credential in Manitoba.

Career opportunities:

By completing the course, students will have an introduction to Android mobile app development that can be used as a first step in starting or building on a career to become a:
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Junior Developer
  • Full-Stack Developer
  • Front-End Developer
  • React Developer
  • Mobile Developer
  • Product Designer
  • Application Developer
Salaries for these positions typically range from $53,000 to $114,000.

Prerequisites:

  • Basic Java programming skills. (OOP concepts)
  • Familiarity with REST APIs.
System requirements:

Please see the system requirements listed on the Android Developers website.

Employee registration:

If you are sponsoring employees to attend the course, see the Sponsorship Authorization for Part-time Students form on the Student Records and Forms page.

COMP-1081Computers - IntroRPL
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Increase your knowledge of computer fundamentals using a current Windows operating system. Content includes an introduction to the Internet and common Microsoft Applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

If you are taking courses by distance delivery, you must have access to a computer with the appropriate Microsoft Office software and Microsoft Windows 7, 8 or 10.

COMP-1191Outlook & OneNote 2016
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Learn how to use Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft OneNote as powerful tools to get and stay organized. Whether you are trying to manage your personal life, or setting up a professional office, this course will teach you what you need to know about these two essential Microsoft Products. The first part of this class will show you how to use Outlook to its full potential to organize E-mail, Calendars, Contacts, Tasks and more. The second part of the class will walk you through the fine details of Microsoft’s ingenious, multi-user, information gathering tool called One Note, and show you how it can help you to organize your information like a pro.

Students who are interested in challenging the Microsoft Office Outlook or OneNote Certification will find that this class prepares you to meet all of the skills measured.

COMP-1193Excel 2013
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Become familiar with spreadsheet concepts, use basic features, obtain skills for further training, and be able to use Excel 2013 in the workplace environment.  Topics covered include using worksheets to make decisions, planning, building, testing and documenting worksheets, formatting and printing, functions, formulas and absolute references, charts and graphing, and solving complex problems. 

* This class is recommended for students with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Windows. Students who need to upgrade their computer skills prior to taking this class should take  Computers - Intro (Comp-1081).
If you are taking courses by distance delivery, you must have access to a computer with the appropriate Microsoft Office software.

COMP-1237Excel 2016
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Become familiar with spreadsheet concepts, use basic features, obtain skills for further training and be able to use Excel 2016 in the workplace environment. Topics covered include using worksheets to make decisions, planning, building, testing and documenting worksheets, formatting and printing, functions, formulas and absolute references, charts and graphing, solving complex problems, and working with multiple worksheets and workbooks.

* This course is recommended for students with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Windows. Students who need to upgrade their computer skills prior to taking this class should take Computers - Intro (COMP-1081).

Distance Delivery:
Students must have access to a computer with the appropriate Microsoft Office software.
Excel 2016 and Excel 2016 Advanced are not suitable for use with Mac computer software
Required textbook sold separately and can be purchased at the Campus Store.

COMP-1257Programming Essentials in Python
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This course is a basic introduction to programming using the Python programming language. Students will develop, code, test and debug programs for simple applications using proper programming principles and documentation. Topics include data types, variable declaration, control structures, methods, classes, inheritance, polymorphism, encapsulation, arrays, and other data structures. No prior knowledge of programming is required.

Python is recommended for developers who are interested in pursuing careers in Security, Networking and Internet-of-Things. Students who complete this course are ready to take the PCAP-Certified Associate in Python programming. Students who pass this course will receive a digital badge.

COMP-1259Digital UX for Businesses
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Digital experiences are all around us. The advance of digital technologies combined with the expansion of the Internet across all things made it such that we live most of our lives through those technologies. This means that the quality of our life experiences are directly affected by those technologies. 


This course is a practical introduction to digital user experience design. The course’s main objective is to provide business leaders, managers, user experience professionals, and anyone who aspires to become a user experience professional the necessary knowledge and foundation to deliver exceptional digital user experiences. 

Students will learn the business rationale and the fundamental notions of sound digital experience design in a fast and changing landscape. 

Topics will include:
  • User experience theory
  • The place of digital experience design in an organization and its relationship with technology
  • Digital design necessary skills
  • Processes and tools
  • The measurement of user experience to maximize business success

COMP-1265Security Intelligence Tech
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This course follows the Learn@IBM Curriculum and will prepare you to write the certification exam for a globally recognized IBM digital credential. This micro-credential course is non-credit and delivered through IBM's online course platform.

This course introduces learners to concepts of security intelligence necessary to identify threats to networks and assets. Students will use tools (primarily IBM's QRadar running along with a simulated network and simulated attacks) to explore how to identify, prioritize, isolate, and defend from cyber-attacks. Students should come to the course with a basic understanding of network architectures, what TCP/IP is, and how data flows within a network. Learners can challenge the IBM Explorer and Mastery Award exams to earn IBM Official Badges.

Jobs in this field include: 
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Security Specialist
  • Threat intelligence Analyst
  • Application Security Specialist
Wages in these fields range from $19 - $58 per hour.

This course also applies to employers that have staff that require knowledge in IT Security. Download the Sponsorship Authorization for Part-Time Students form.

COMP-1266Predictive Analytics Modeler
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This course follows the Learn@IBM Curriculum and will prepare you to write the certification exam for a globally recognized IBM digital credential. This micro-credential course is non-credit and delivered through IBM's online course platform.

The Predictive Analytics Modeler career path prepares students to learn the essential analytics models to collect and analyze data efficiently. This will require skills in predictive analytics models, such as data mining, data collection and integration, nodes, and statistical analysis. The Predictive Analytics Modeler will use tools for market research and data mining in order to predict problems and improve outcomes.

Jobs in this field include:
  • Automated Data Mining
  • Data Analytics Conversion
  • Customer Segmentation
  • Analytics
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Collection
  • Data Integration
  • Data Mining
  • Data Modelling
  • Data Plotting
  • Data Preparation
  • Predictive Analytics Modeler
Wages in these fields range from $19 to $58 per hour.

This course also applies to employers that have staff that require knowledge in Data Analytics. Download the Sponsorship Authorization for Part-Time Students form.

NTWK-2001Linux/Unix Administration
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This course provides the skills and knowledge required to install, configure, and support network services on a Linux server.  After installing a Linux server, students will learn how to administer and manage their own Linux-based network.  Topics include administering users, securing the file system, configuring network connectivity, managing processes, configuring and managing printing, implementing remote connectivity, and implementing, configuring and managing a variety of network services such as DNS, DHCP, NFS, FTP, email and web services in a hands-on environment.

Prerequisites:

Students enrolling in Part-Time and Online Education courses may be required to purchase textbooks and materials at participating Campus Store locations or online at bookstore.rrc.ca. Student booklists will be available approximately 3 weeks prior to scheduled course start dates. Please ensure materials are purchased in advance, to be available for the start date.

Note: Courses requiring a textbook will show "TR" in the Delivery field.


Click the "More Info" link beside the course's name to view the description of the course.

Course Dates and Fees

2022 Fall Term - Distance Education
COMP-1081 Computers - Intromore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Dec 01, 22 - Feb 28, 23K. Mann230924$569
Location: Online
Dates
Dec 01, 22 - Feb 28, 23
Delivery
Instructor
K. Mann
Section
230924
Cost
$569
COMP-1259 Digital UX for Businessesmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Dec 01, 22 - Mar 31, 23J. Brugger231129$625
Location: Online
Dates
Dec 01, 22 - Mar 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
J. Brugger
Section
231129
Cost
$625
COMP-1237 Excel 2016more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Dec 01, 22 - Feb 28, 23J. Epps231153$569
Location: Online
Dates
Dec 01, 22 - Feb 28, 23
Delivery
Instructor
J. Epps
Section
231153
Cost
$569
COMP-1191 Outlook & OneNote 2016more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Dec 01, 22 - Feb 28, 23K. Mann231309$569
Location: Online
Dates
Dec 01, 22 - Feb 28, 23
Delivery
Instructor
K. Mann
Section
231309
Cost
$569
COMP-1257 Programming Essentials in Pythonmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Dec 01, 22 - Mar 31, 23S. Rafiq231367$625
Location: Online
Dates
Dec 01, 22 - Mar 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
S. Rafiq
Section
231367
Cost
$625

2023 Winter Term - Distance Education
ADEV-9005 Android Mobile Developmentmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 05, 23 - Feb 05, 23TBA232405$515
Feb 01, 23 - Feb 28, 23TBA232406$515
Mar 01, 23 - Mar 31, 23TBA232407$515
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 05, 23 - Feb 05, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
232405
Cost
$515
Dates
Feb 01, 23 - Feb 28, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
232406
Cost
$515
Dates
Mar 01, 23 - Mar 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
232407
Cost
$515
COMP-1081 Computers - Intromore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 05, 23 - Apr 05, 23TBA232596$569
Feb 01, 23 - Apr 30, 23TBA232597$569
Mar 01, 23 - May 31, 23TBA232598$569
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 05, 23 - Apr 05, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
232596
Cost
$569
Dates
Feb 01, 23 - Apr 30, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
232597
Cost
$569
Dates
Mar 01, 23 - May 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
232598
Cost
$569
COMP-1259 Digital UX for Businessesmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 05, 23 - Apr 05, 23TBA232600$625
Feb 01, 23 - Apr 30, 23TBA232603$625
Mar 01, 23 - May 31, 23TBA232604$625
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 05, 23 - Apr 05, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
232600
Cost
$625
Dates
Feb 01, 23 - Apr 30, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
232603
Cost
$625
Dates
Mar 01, 23 - May 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
232604
Cost
$625
COMP-1237 Excel 2016more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 05, 23 - Apr 05, 23TBA232617$569
Feb 01, 23 - Apr 30, 23TBA232621$569
Mar 01, 23 - May 31, 23TBA232622$569
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 05, 23 - Apr 05, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
232617
Cost
$569
Dates
Feb 01, 23 - Apr 30, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
232621
Cost
$569
Dates
Mar 01, 23 - May 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
232622
Cost
$569
COMP-1191 Outlook & OneNote 2016more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 05, 23 - Apr 05, 23TBA233139$569
Feb 01, 23 - Apr 30, 23TBA233140$569
Mar 01, 23 - May 31, 23TBA233141$569
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 05, 23 - Apr 05, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
233139
Cost
$569
Dates
Feb 01, 23 - Apr 30, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
233140
Cost
$569
Dates
Mar 01, 23 - May 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
233141
Cost
$569
COMP-1257 Programming Essentials in Pythonmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 05, 23 - May 05, 23S. Rafiq233300$625
Feb 01, 23 - May 31, 23S. Rafiq233301$625
Mar 01, 23 - Jun 30, 23S. Rafiq233302$625
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 05, 23 - May 05, 23
Delivery
Instructor
S. Rafiq
Section
233300
Cost
$625
Dates
Feb 01, 23 - May 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
S. Rafiq
Section
233301
Cost
$625
Dates
Mar 01, 23 - Jun 30, 23
Delivery
Instructor
S. Rafiq
Section
233302
Cost
$625

2023 Spring Term - Distance Education
ADEV-9005 Android Mobile Developmentmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Apr 01, 23 - Jun 30, 23TBA238287$515
May 01, 23 - Jul 31, 23TBA238288$515
Jun 01, 23 - Aug 31, 23TBA238289$515
Location: Online
Dates
Apr 01, 23 - Jun 30, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
238287
Cost
$515
Dates
May 01, 23 - Jul 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
238288
Cost
$515
Dates
Jun 01, 23 - Aug 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
238289
Cost
$515
COMP-1081 Computers - Intromore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Apr 01, 23 - Jun 30, 23TBA238330$569
May 01, 23 - Jul 31, 23TBA238331$569
Jun 01, 23 - Aug 31, 23TBA238332$569
Location: Online
Dates
Apr 01, 23 - Jun 30, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
238330
Cost
$569
Dates
May 01, 23 - Jul 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
238331
Cost
$569
Dates
Jun 01, 23 - Aug 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
238332
Cost
$569
COMP-1259 Digital UX for Businessesmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Apr 01, 23 - Jun 30, 23TBA238334$625
May 01, 23 - Jul 31, 23TBA238335$625
Jun 01, 23 - Aug 31, 23TBA238336$625
Location: Online
Dates
Apr 01, 23 - Jun 30, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
238334
Cost
$625
Dates
May 01, 23 - Jul 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
238335
Cost
$625
Dates
Jun 01, 23 - Aug 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
238336
Cost
$625
COMP-1237 Excel 2016more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Apr 01, 23 - Jun 30, 23TBA238343$569
May 01, 23 - Jul 31, 23TBA238344$569
Jun 01, 23 - Aug 31, 23TBA238345$569
Location: Online
Dates
Apr 01, 23 - Jun 30, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
238343
Cost
$569
Dates
May 01, 23 - Jul 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
238344
Cost
$569
Dates
Jun 01, 23 - Aug 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
238345
Cost
$569
COMP-1191 Outlook & OneNote 2016more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Apr 01, 23 - Jun 30, 23TBA238398$569
May 01, 23 - Jul 31, 23TBA238399$569
Jun 01, 23 - Aug 31, 23TBA238400$569
Location: Online
Dates
Apr 01, 23 - Jun 30, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
238398
Cost
$569
Dates
May 01, 23 - Jul 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
238399
Cost
$569
Dates
Jun 01, 23 - Aug 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
238400
Cost
$569
COMP-1257 Programming Essentials in Pythonmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Apr 01, 23 - Jun 30, 23TBA238432$625
May 01, 23 - Jul 31, 23TBA238433$625
Jun 01, 23 - Aug 31, 23TBA238434$625
Location: Online
Dates
Apr 01, 23 - Jun 30, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
238432
Cost
$625
Dates
May 01, 23 - Jul 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
238433
Cost
$625
Dates
Jun 01, 23 - Aug 31, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
238434
Cost
$625

Computer/Laptop Requirements

Online learning is a critical component of course delivery in all Red River College programs. To ensure each student has the tools they need to achieve their academic goals, all Red River College students require, at minimum:

1.  Off-campus access to a current computer with a webcam

2.  A high speed internet connection

• Recommended minimum speed: 10 mbps for download, 3 mbps for upload
• Slower internet connection speeds may result in audio and video issues. Please keep in mind that if others in your home are using the same internet connection at the same time as you are, you may also experience audio and video issues.
• Please refer to https://www.rrc.ca/studentcomputing for further information on Computer Requirements for Students.


Please note that any anticipated costs are not included in Books and Supplies estimates.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

Contact Information

For more information, contact:

School of Continuing Education
E113 - 2055 Notre Dame Ave
Winnipeg, MB   R3H 0J9
Phone: 204-694-1789 or 1-866-242-7073
Fax: 204-633-6489
Email: cde@rrc.ca

College Support Services

Red River College Polytechnic is committed to student success and provides valuable support services to assist in helping students make the most of their time at RRC Polytech.

Visit www.rrc.ca/supports for more information.

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