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 credentials.
“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.
“Fleming 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
705-749-5530 ext. 1161
599 Brealey Dr. Peterborough ON K9J 7B1
Ph: (705) 749-5530
200 Albert St. S., Box 8000 Lindsay ON K9V 5E6
Ph: (705) 324-9144
P.O. Box 839 Haliburton ON K0M 1S0
Ph: (705) 457-1680