Micro-credentials at the Alberta University of the Arts: Develop Your Skills at Your Own Pace

By Alberta University of the Arts Modified on July 26, 2023
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AUArts offers two micro-credentials in animation. Study at your own pace and learn the fundamentals of being an animator!

Micro-credentials at the Alberta University of the Arts: Develop Your Skills at Your Own Pace

Stand out from the crowd. Learn sought-after, career defining skills in ten weeks or less. Alberta University of the Arts micro-credentials are a flexible, affordable way to learn practical real-world skills and amplify your career.

What are micro-credentials?

Micro-credentials are short, focused courses that allow you to master high-demand skills and industry standard competencies with a flexible learning path. Earning an AUArts micro-credential shows employers you're dedicated to professional growth, enhancing your employability, and keeping you relevant in today's competitive job market.

Up-skill, re-skill, and stay-skilled to rise above the rest.

  • Focus on specialized, competency-based learning and assessment that aligns with industry standard skills. Gain cutting edge skills that put you at the forefront of your industry.
  • Life can get hectic. Micro-credentials are a flexible and convenient learning alternative. Save valuable time while pushing your career forward... guilt free.
  • Earn and market your skills as you grow. Share what you've learned with peers, employers, and more.
  • Self-paced & learner-driven. With no scheduled classes, YOU run the show. Find the time that suits you or use any spare moment to move forward in your course. Complete your work over the course of 10 weeks or less to earn a digital badge.

Alberta University of the Arts currently offers three micro-credentials in animation:

  • Introduction to drawing
  • Digital lab for animators
  • Fundamentals in animation

Achieve a digital badge upon completion and stack badges to earn higher credentials in your field. Choose your own destiny by customizing a learning pathway that fits your career needs.

Completing a micro-credential at AUArts

Completion of a micro-credential is based on achieving a grade of at least 70% across all assignments and assessments. With a short grace period for those that need must resubmit any assignments or assessments.

What is a digital badge?

Digital badges are electronic images containing secure, encrypted metadata, verifying your ability to demonstrate industry skills. Share on LinkedIn and Facebook, attach to your resumé, or add to your website. Get the shine you deserve while sharing your commitment to growth.

Why choose a micro-credential?

Micro-credential courses have no specific start or end dates and no scheduled class times. Register and start when it suits you. Then, work at your own pace, on your own time, from the comfort of your own home — or favourite creative space.

Micro-credential courses also include access to professional educators and artists for help, feedback, discussions and assessments. Ensuring you're following the right path to your goals.

Micro-credentials are paving the way for anyone looking to quickly stand out to employers in competitive job markets. Start your journey today!

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