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Skill building and career readiness online certifications for high school students!

Des certifications en ligne où l’on mise sur le renforcement des compétences et la préparation de carrière pour les élèves du secondaire!


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    Customer service – such commonly said words, but do you really know what it means? This certification will focus on defining what customer service is and the importance it has in service delivery. Topics will include secret tips (not so secret anymore) on improving your customer service skills and highlight businesses that get it right and wrong!      

    Content Developer: Rachel Richard 

    This certification content was developed and delivered in collaboration with Raquel Motivates Incorporated.

    Available September 21, 2020


    Students will explore the connections between their high school courses, extracurricular activities, and other life experiences as transferable employability skills. As students develop their skills portfolio, they will learn the critical components in creating a LinkedIn profile including an assignment that will assist them when they are ready to make a profile for themselves. In this certification they will also gain an understanding of how companies hire.

    Content Developer: Rachel Richard 

    This certification content was developed and delivered in collaboration with Raquel Motivates Incorporated

    Available September 21, 2020


    Students will explore how communication and empathy can be powerful tools during conflict as they learn about conflict resolution. This certification also covers strategies that will enable them to face future conflicts with more confidence. 

    Content Developer: Rachel Richard 

    This certification content was developed and delivered in collaboration with Raquel Motivates Incorporated. 

    Available September 21, 2020 



    The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly raised awareness on the importance of infection control and prevention. This certification will introduce the student to what infections are, how they spread and routine practices for prevention. Infection prevention and control (IPAC) is a common phrase that is practiced in all health care settings; this certification is a sneak peek into speaking that language. 

    Content Developer: Rachel Richard 

    This certification content was developed and delivered in collaboration with Raquel Motivates Incorporated. 

    Available September 21, 2020 



    Chaque élève fera la découverte de ses tendances et son potentiel de croissance en tant que leader, tout en portant un regard sur les différentes caractéristiques du leadership en explorant certains styles afin de reconnaître l’importance de cette compétence dans sa vie personnelle et son cheminement professionnel. 

     Développeur de contenu : Mélanie Chevrier 

     Cette certification a été développée en collaboration avec Équipe M. 

     Disponible le 21 septembre 2020 

     



    Chaque élève explorera les liens entre ses cours réalisés au secondaire, ses activités parascolaires et ses autres expériences de vie afin de faire ressortir ses compétences transférables acquises en employabilité. Lors de la conception de son portfolio de compétences, l'élève créera son profil LinkedIn à l’aide de la liste de contrôle de cette plateforme Web et acquerra une meilleure compréhension sur la façon dont les entreprises embauchent leur personnel. 

    Développeurs de contenu : Mélanie Chevrier et Rachel Richard 

    Cette certification a été développée en collaboration avec Équipe M et Raquel Motivates Incorporated. 

    Disponible le 21 septembre 2020 


    Students will build knowledge and skills for leading and implementing projects and events as they are guided through the project management process. Using our project management approach, students learn how to effectively plan a project or event including how to set objectives, conduct risk assessment and create a plan.  

    Success from projects and events come from the tasks completed by the team members – these members form groups and therefore managing group dynamics is critical in being a successful project manager!  

    Evidence suggests that groups typically outperform individuals; groups compared to individuals are more flexible, have an increase variety of skills/experiences and stronger ability to set objectives. Students will learn the phases behind the theory of group dynamics (Tuckman’s Theory), group types, structure and roles. 

    This certification content was developed and delivered in collaboration with Raquel Motivates Incorporated. 

    Available October 5, 2020 

    Students will begin to uncover their emerging leadership style as they explore characteristics and skills of different leadership styles. This certification will also outline the importance of leadership in their personal life and future career pathway.  

    Content Developer Jennifer Regnier

    Available October 5, 2020 


    The goal of this certificate is to increase students' knowledge on the topics of basic mental health and stress management strategies. This certification will cover basic signs of poor or worsening mental health, active communication skills that can be used to open safe conversations and combat stigma, as well as intentional self-care strategies that can be used to maintain positive mental health and well-being in everyday life. Students will learn how to identify signs of stress within their own lives as well as recognize the signs in others and will gain an understanding of the importance of stress management as well as a variety of techniques that can be used to deal with short term and long-term stress. 

     Content Developer: Breanna Pizzuto 

     This certification content was developed and delivered in collaboration with Talk Tools. 

     Available October 5, 2020 


    La communication est un art qui s’apprend et se développe. Elle est la compétence la plus importante en leadership et dans le monde du travail. Peu importe la profession, le métier ou le travail qu’une personne exerce, elle a besoin de communiquer. Comment? L’élève aura la chance d’acquérir cette compétence, accroître sa communication interpersonnelle, apprendre des trucs et astuces pour parler en public, démystifier le langage corporel, apprendre à écouter les autres et surtout surmonter ses peurs.  

    Développeurs de contenu : Mélanie Chevrier et Nathalie Bourgoin 

    Cette certification a été développée en collaboration avec Équipe M. 

    Disponible le 5 octobre 2020 

    Tout au long de cette certification, l’élève voyagera à travers différents concepts du service à la clientèle. Passeport en main, il pourra prendre conscience de l’importance de développer cette compétence à valeur ajoutée en entreprise. L’élève sera initié à l’importance de développer le sens de l’initiative, de la responsabilité et de la communication impersonnelle, le langage du corps, la résolution de problèmes et l’identification des priorités en milieu de travail. 

    Développeurs de contenu : Mélanie Chevrier et Nathalie Bourgoin 

    Cette certification a été développée en collaboration avec Équipe M. 

     Disponible le 5 octobre 2020 


    Ethics is a complex and comprehensive subject because it is defined by right and wrong, examined by what one ought to do, addresses values and principles, believing in or denying…and the list goes on and on. This certification will help the student define ethics, confidentiality and what ethical behaviour isas it pertains to the workplace/personal decision making and discover factors that affect personal ethical behaviour. Other certification content will cover code of ethics and laws that govern ethics (for example: Charter of Rights & Freedom, workplace safety, AODA, Employment standards act). At the conclusion of the certification, students will learn ethical frameworks (how to make an ethical decision based on what YOU think is right and wrong vs making a decision based on what is best for the whole group) and examples of what good companies do compared to examples of bad workplaces.  
    Please note: this certification includes the completion of AODA training.  

    Content Developer: Rachel Richard 

    This certification content was developed and delivered in collaboration with Raquel Motivates Incorporated. 

    Available January 4, 2021


    Human actions can cause devastating effects on the natural environment, however, human-driven habitat restoration can also help restore ecosystems. Students will evaluate the importance of native species and their requirements to maintain healthy populations. Case studies of habitat restoration using (i) native plants, and (ii) in-water structures will be explored. Students will also meet some environmental professionals who lead this important work. 

    Applicable to curriculum expectations for: SBI3U, SBI4U, SES4U, SVN3M, SVN3E, SCH4C 

    Content Developer: Monica Seidel 

    This certification content was developed and delivered in collaboration with Watersheds Canada. 

    Available January 4, 2021 


    Human communication can be categorized in three types: verbal, written and non-verbal. This certification will help the student understand the features, advantages, disadvantages and pitfalls for each communication type.  

    Gaining trust, showing respect and displaying empathy are three ways to communicate more effectively; students will gain the knowledge for effective communication techniques and methods on how to ask thoughtful questions. Students will also explore their personality type – the more we understand ourselves, the better we will understand each other.  

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, video communication is at an all-time high and a decline is nowhere in sight, a module in the certification will focus on video communication and help the student be comfortable turning their camera on! 

    Content Developer: Rachel Richard 

    This certification content was developed and delivered in collaboration with Raquel Motivates Incorporated.  

    Available January 4, 2021


    We all interact differently, however, when it comes to networking the tips shared in this certification make the difference between effective successful networking versus exhaustion from trying. We will also uncover the key benefits to networking and what has made networking essential in today’s job search. Gone are the days where networking is something your parents do – social media has given everyone at any age the ability to network. This certification will delve into what habits the student should start making routine to improve their status and networking in social media. 

    Content Developer: Rachel Richard 

    This certification content was developed and delivered in collaboration with Raquel Motivates Incorporated. 

    Available January 4, 2021

    Ontario is home to hundreds of different native avian (bird) and herpetological (amphibian and reptile) species – what tools can we use to tell them apart and why does it even matter? Students will learn different techniques to identify species while also learning from environmental professionals about the importance of species identification for their careers and conservation research. 

    Applicable to curriculum expectations for: SBI3U, SBI3C, SBI4U, SES4U, SVN3M, SVN3E  

    Content Developer: Monica Seidel  

    This certification content was developed and delivered in collaboration with Watersheds Canada.  

    Available January 4, 2021 


    L’élève aura la chance d’apprendre différents styles d’approches qui sont utilisés lors de conflits. Un questionnaire permettra à chacune et chacun de déterminer son style afin de comprendre et d’améliorer sa gestion de conflits de façon éthique.  Des scénarios seront présentés afin de démystifier les styles et d’acquérir cette nouvelle compétence essentielle à tout travail d’équipe. 

    Développeurs de contenu : Mélanie Chevrier et Nathalie Bourgoin 

    Cette certification a été développée en collaboration avec Équipe M. 

    Disponible le 4 janvier 2021


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    La dynamique de groupe et le sens de l’organisation sont au cœur de cette certification qui outillera l'élève dans la création de projets du début à la fin, comme un véritable PRO! Chaque élève découvrira les stratégies nécessaires pour entreprendre un projet en développant 

    les compétences suivantes : le travail d’équipe, la dynamique humaine, la prise de décision et la gestion de temps. 

    Développeurs de contenu : Mélanie Chevrier et Nathalie Bourgoin 

    Cette certification a été développée en collaboration avec Équipe M. 

    Disponible le 4 janvier 2021


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    Disponible le 4 janvier 2021 

    Découvrez votre voix de leadership est un programme virtuel qui offre aux élèves de la 9ième à la 12ième année la possibilité de découvrir leur style de leadership tout en se dotant de compétences oratoires et en communication grâce à un projet entrepreneuriale.


    The need for an innovative, creative and entrepreneurial mindset has never been greater, with all industries undergoing significant change driven by technology automation and access to data, and now, COVID-19. 

    In the Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship (ICE) certificate, students will learn and apply design thinking skills as they work through the 3 Gears framework in order to develop solutions to help a Community Partner address a real-world problem. 

    This certification includes self-directed learning modules and live in-class virtual workshops.  

    When booking ICE, please allow for a 2-week preparation period when selecting your start date to allow us to confirm the Industry Partner. 

    Content Developers: Lucas Chang and Jennifer Regnier 

    This certificate is developed in partnership with Y2 Entrepreneurship Labs and facilitated by a Y2 Instructor. 

    Available October 5, 2020




    Au sein de la société, il y a un besoin grandissant d'innovation, de créativité et d'entrepreneuriat, les industries subissent des changements importants motivés par l'automatisation des systèmes technologiques, de l'accessibilité des données et maintenant confrontées à la COVID-19. 

    Dans le cadre du certificat d’innovation, créativité et entrepreneuriat (ICE), les étudiants apprendront et appliqueront des compétences de Design Thinking en travaillant sur le cadre des 3 rouages afin de développer des solutions pour aider un partenaire communautaire à résoudre un problème réel. 

    Cette certification comprend des modules d'apprentissage auto-dirigés et 3 ateliers virtuels en direct en classe programmés sur une période de 4 semaines. 

    Lors de la réservation d'ICE, veuillez prévoir une période de préparation de 2 semaines lors de la sélection de votre date de début pour nous permettre de confirmer le partenaire communautaire. 

    Développeur de contenu : Jennifer Regnier et Mélanie Chevrier  

    Cette certification a été développée en collaboration avec Équipe M. 

    Disponible le 5 octobre 2020


    This certification will teach students how to safely approach accidents including the steps to help victims in emergencies and attaining help from others. Students will learn about medical disorders such as diabetes, heart attacks, stroke, seizures and more, environmental emergencies, unconscious victims and the anatomy involved in airway and breathing. In addition, this certification will include face, head and spinal concerns, bone and joint injuries, bleeding, poisoning and burns. This content rich certification focusses on defining, identifying and treating injuries.

    This certification will be delivered in a hybrid style: virtual and in person – more details to come on course delivery. 

    For over a decade, Raquel Motivates has been delivering First Aid and CPR courses for Lifesaving Society of Canada. Raquel makes learning first aid skills enjoyable, interactive and fun! 

    Content Developer: Rachel Richard 

    This certification content was developed and delivered in collaboration with Raquel Motivates Incorporated. 

     Available January 4, 2020.


    You are probably wondering “HOW DOES THIS WORK?”

    Take a moment to read the instructions in this course to help you get started.

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    Prenez le temps de lire les instructions de ce cours pour vous aider à démarrer.

    As part of each certification, you will have assignments that must be submitted in order to receive your completion certificate.

    Take a moment to understand HOW to complete and submit assignments properly to ensure that you are successful using the PDF documents.


    Dans le cadre de chaque certification, vous aurez des travaux qui doivent être soumises afin de recevoir votre certificat d'achèvement.

    Prenez un moment pour comprendre COMMENT terminer et soumettre les devoirs correctement pour vous assurer que vous réussissez à utiliser les documents PDF.

    Vous vous demandez probablement : « COMMENT ÇA FONCTIONNE? »

    Prenez un moment pour lire les informations de ce cours pour vous aider à démarrer.

    You are probably wondering “HOW DOES THIS WORK?”

    Take a moment to read the information in this course to help you get started.

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