Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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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 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.


  • 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-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-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 COMP-1313 Introduction to Computers.

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.

COMP-1313Introduction to ComputersRPL
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In this course, students will be introduced to software in the Microsoft 365 productivity platform. Students will explore the fundamentals of editing and formatting text in a variety of documents in Word and the essentials of working with data in Excel spreadsheets. Then, students will learn how to work collaboratively using sharing platforms and create slide decks with a presentation program. By the end of this course, students will be prepared to further their skills using specific Microsoft applications.

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.

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