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Continuing Ed hits the Small Screen

January 16, 2017

Red River College is making its small screen debut on January 2, 2017 with an updated version of the cinema pre-roll commercial. Produced entirely in-house, this 30-second spot – featuring an original score – is sure to get audiences talking. Here’s a sneak preview:

Continuing Education from Red River College on Vimeo.

Winter Convocation 2017

January 16, 2017

Convocation
Convocation ceremonies will be held at the Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

February 8, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
• School of Continuing Education

Live Stream of Ceremony:
Family and friends who are unable to attend the ceremony can view the live webcast of the ceremony. A link to the live webcast will be made available at www.rrc.ca/convocation on the day of convocation.

For more information, visit: http://www.rrc.ca/convocation

Congratulations Grads!

Railway Conductor Program – Information Sessions

January 9, 2017

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Learn more about the Railway Conductor program and career in the rail industry. RRC is hosting an Information Session taking place at our Railway Training Centre.

Meet instructors, get your questions answered, and learn about entrance requirements.

Dates:

  • January 18, 2017
  • February 1 and 15, 2017
  • March 1, 15 and 29, 2017

Time

  • 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Location

  • 9 – 1500 Regent Ave. W.

Next Intakes: May and September

Read more about the Railway Conductor Program.

Watch the Global’s Manitoba Focus’s feature on our Railway Conductor Program.

Excel tips by Janet Epps, Microsoft Master Instructor

December 21, 2016

Whether you’re a beginner or expert, Microsoft Master Instructor Janet Epps shares three tips to help you excel:

  1. Today’s date
    Want a date that updates to the current date automatically every time you open the workbook? Type this formula =TODAY() and then press the Enter key. Format in the way you want under the Number group on the Home tab as usual.
  2. Mysterious cell behaviour
    The cause could be many things but frequently it is simply unwanted formatting left behind (feels like a haunting sometimes). On the Home tab go to the Editing group and select Clear Format from the Clear drop down arrow. Format is removed but your content is retained.
  3. Increase worksheet readability
    By printing with gridlines, heading and rows, it makes it easier to match up the cells when editing from a printout. Go the Page Layout tab and Sheet Options group, select Print.

 

 

 

Learn more about Excel with Janet: Excel 2016

This winter she will be teaching Access 2013, Outlook & OneNote 2016, and Word 2013. Register today to make your Microsoft Office skills sharper in 2017.

 

About Janet:
Janet is a professional trainer in the computer field. She holds internationally recognized Microsoft Master Instructor and Expert level certifications and provides training for corporations, colleges, and government. She also has extensive experience in business and has written several computer training manuals. Learners at all levels enjoy her down-to-earth teaching style. Janet is the winner of the 2016 Red River College Continuing Education Excellence in Teaching award.

Hours of operation during holiday break

December 19, 2016

Red River College will again operate on restricted holiday hours, effective 4:00 p.m., Friday, Dec. 23, 2016.

During the break, general access to the Notre Dame and Exchange District Campuses will be limited to the following hours:

  • Dec. 23, 2016: Regular hours until 4:00 pm
  • Dec. 24-26, 2016: Closed (no access)
  • Dec. 27-31, 2016: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Jan. 1, 2017: Closed (no access)
  • Jan. 2, 2017: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Jan. 3, 2017: Resume regular hours, effective 7:00 a.m.

Lab access at the Notre Dame and Exchange District Campuses during the above hours will be limited to the classroom labs listed below. Students who are in one of the designated labs prior to closure will be given a four-hour grace period (until 8:00 p.m.) to complete their studies or project before being asked to leave. Read More →

Unique Gifts: Summer culinary camps for kids

November 28, 2016

Culinary Camps1Looking for a unique gift for that special child in your life?

Register them into one of the highly sought after spots in the Kids Cook @ RRC camps this summer. This culinary camp is designed for ages 10 -14. Your child will learn how to prepare simple meals and tasty treats under the direction of RRC’s Chefs.

Read more to get a flavour of what they will be cooking.

 

Watch for the Junior Chef Camps – dates and information coming soon.

Our Human Resource Management Certificate now an accredited program

November 16, 2016

hrmamAs of today, Red River College is one of four post-secondary institutions in Manitoba to offer a human resources training program recognized with a CPHR (Chartered Professional in Human Resources) designation from the Human Resource Management Association of Manitoba (HRMAM).

Graduates of these programs— in RRC’s case, the Human Resource Management Certificate offered through the School of Continuing Education — will be one step closer to receiving their professional designation upon graduation and will be able to waive writing the National Knowledge Exam (NKE).

The NKE is a required step for many pursing their CPHR designation, which is the national industry standard of excellence for those working in the field of HR. The CPHR designation requires an individual to achieve and maintain demonstrated competency and experience relevant to the HR profession

“Red River College works in partnership with industry to provide relevant and timely programming that prepares our students to transition from college to career to meet the evolving demands in the workplace,” said Jo-Anne Shay, Dean, School of Continuing Education, Red River College. “Accrediting our HR Management program opens doors to many career opportunities for our students, and provides industry with the necessary talent to make a real impact in their organizations.”

Earlier this year HRMAM and CPHR Canada announced new enhancements to the CPHR designation, which included an option that allows graduates of accredited programs to waive writing the NKE as one of the requirements as well as introducing non-degree paths to attaining the CPHR.

“Incorporating post-secondary training into the CPHR designation is an important step in advancing the designation and providing greater value for the business community,” said Ron Gauthier, CEO of HRMAM.

Read More →

The Winter Term is open for registration

October 21, 2016

Winter Term 2017

Ready to start or advance your career? Maybe finish your certificate or diploma a little faster? Or learn something new for fun?

Our Winter course schedule is now online. With several new courses and programs available, you can make difference in your career and community.

Review the 2017 Winter Program Guide to see what courses are required in each program and the fall course schedule. Always review the online schedule as the print schedule is subject change.

The difference is here: http://blogs.rrc.ca/coned/explore/

Roblin Centre Campus: Closed October 11; classes cancelled

October 7, 2016

The Roblin Centre Campus will be closed on Tuesday October 11th.

This closure is the result of water-main work on William Street adjacent to the campus. Replacement to the water-main will result in water being shut-off to the campus for the day. As a result, for safety reasons, we are forced to cancel classes for the day. This includes all evening classes on this campus.

The water shut off is to only affect the Roblin Centre and should have no impact on other RRC properties within the Exchange District.

Operations should resume as normal on Wednesday.

Power Engineering – 5th Class: Info Sessions

September 8, 2016
Power Engineering 5th Class - Information Session

Power Engineering 5th Class – Information Session

Want to gain the skills required to operate and maintain boilers and related mechanical equipment such as air compressors, generators, motors, turbines, air conditioning units, refrigeration equipment, and steam or hot water boilers to provide utilities such as light, heat, climate control or power for buildings and industrial processes?

Learn more about the Power Engineering – 5th Class Certificate program and careers in this field.

RRC is hosting an Information Session taking place on Red River College’s Notre Dame Campus in the White Lecture Theatre (Mall Level).

Meet instructors, get your questions answered, and learn about entrance requirements.

Dates:

  • September 26
  • October 24
  • November 21

Time:
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location:
White Lecture Theatre (GM-42)
2055 Notre Dame Ave

www.rrc.ca/pow

Parking is $2.00.