Peterborough, ON (November 30, 2022) – Effective today, workers who complete a Plumbing Apprenticeship Level 3 Advanced program will now have 24/7 access to their certificate in their own virtual credential wallet.
Fleming College is one of 10
Ontario post-secondary institutions participating in a Virtual Skills pilot
project with MyCreds™. MyCreds™ is a one-stop credential wallet for
post-secondary documents like certificates, transcripts, awards, and graduation
“This new pilot program gives
workers instant access to their credentials, completely eliminating any wait
times or delays,” said Fleming College President Maureen Adamson. “This kind of
instant access to your credentials is crucial when someone is applying for a
job or working toward a promotion.”
Through MyCreds™, students
will be able to access and share their academic documents with other colleges
and universities, government, employers and third parties securely and
conveniently. Documents issued through MyCreds™ are tamper-evident and
cryptographically signed, making them authentic and official.
Fleming College is in the process of developing several
micro-credential programs and launching with MyCreds™. Developing programs include
eight micro-credentials in Virtual Reality, five in Digital Marketing and 26 in
Sustainable Community Food Production.
College partnering with MyCreds™ represents a commitment to providing students
with greater autonomy over their credentials and enabling learner mobility,”
says Charmaine Hack, project chair of ARUCC MyCreds™ and Vice President, Strategic
Enrolment Management at Centennial College. “We commend Fleming on their
dedication to providing exceptional service delivery and innovative
technologies to learners through the Virtual Skills Pilot project.”
The ARUCC MyCreds™ | MesCertif™ National Network is a shared service and
platform that provides students and graduates access to a secure, online,
password protected learner credential wallet. This
virtual wallet allows them to view and share their verified and official
transcripts, credentials, and academic documents in a digitized format on a
24/7 basis – anytime, anywhere. Secure, cryptographically signed documents can
be sent conveniently and require no further verification. MyCreds™ is the first
and only national bilingual system of its kind in Canada. Visit www.mycreds.ca for more details or contact
ARUCC’s Executive Lead, Joanne Duklas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Association of Registrars
of the Universities and Colleges of Canada (ARUCC) owns MyCreds™. ARUCC provides leadership in
the post-secondary education field and service to its member institutions
nationally and internationally, helping foster the advancement of registrarial
practices and learner focused service delivery in Canada.
Digitary provides the
underlying engine powering MyCreds™. Digitary was launched in
Dublin, Ireland in 2005, and has grown to become a leading online platform for
certifying, sharing, and verifying academic credentials. Learner-centric since
the very start, Digitary enables millions of learners to share their verified academic
achievements online, securely, quickly and easily. Digitary is now used by
organizations in over 135 countries. For further details visit www.digitary.net.
About Fleming College
Fleming College respectfully acknowledges that
we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. Located in
the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in
Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian
inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100
full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural
Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and
Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education.
Fleming College has more than 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students,
and 80,000 alumni.
For more information, please contact:
Executive Lead, ARUCC
599 Brealey Dr.
Ph: (705) 749-5530
200 Albert St. S., Box 8000
Lindsay ON K9V
Ph: (705) 324-9144
P.O. Box 839
Ph: (705) 457-1680