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What are Micro-credentials?
Micro-Credentials are digital certifications of assessed knowledge, skills and competencies in a specific area or field, which can be a component of an accredited programme or stand-alone courses supporting the learners' professional, technical, academic, and personal development. They are aimed at school leavers who want to get a head start before joining an academic programme or working adults who want to upskill or learn a specific skill, work with rapidly changing technology, and/or acquire specialised skills sought by employers.
Why Choose Micro-credentials at Africa Open Learning?
It is a new learning opportunity. Micro-Credentials at Africa Open Learning are a collection of courses that teach industry-aligned skills and competencies documented by digital badges. We offer over 166 Micro-Credential programmes in different levels (Diploma, Bachelor and Master’s) from various fields like Business & Accounting, Communication Studies, Creative Arts & Design, Hospitality, Engineering, Technology & Innovation and Education. Our Micro-Credentials aim to facilitate your progression into our accredited programmes, where you can solidify your expertise and advance your career.
|Benefits of Micro-Credentials||Accessible|
|All modules can be accessible on any device like mobile, laptop, etc.|
|Digital Badges *|
|You can add your earned badges on LinkedIn, resumes, and social media profiles.|
|They come in cheaper than a full-fledged Diploma, Bachelor and Master’s.|
|You have the flexibility to learn at your own comfortable pace and time availability.|
|Age No Limits|
|Help remain up to date with the latest advancements in already existing skillsets..|
|Frequenty Asked Question (FAQ)||Are Africa Open Learning’s Micro-Credentials offered online or on campus?|
|Africa Open Learning's Micro-Credentials offer a flexible online learning format that allows you to take any of our Micro-Credential programmes from anywhere in the world.|
|What are the minimum requirements to take Micro-Credentials at Africa Open Learning?|
|Enrolling in Micro-Credentials at Africa Open Learning has no formal entry requirements. However, you must meet the entry requirement to continue your studies to Diploma, Degree or Master's programmes.|
|Are Micro-Credentials from accredited programmes?|
|Micro-Credentials are from accredited programmes. In essence, you are studying an accredited course offered through Micro-Credentials.|
|Can Micro-Credential be given a credit to enrol into Africa Open Learning’s programmes?|
|Yes, the credits can be transferred. However, the relevant entry requirements are a prerequisite for enrolling in Africa Open Learning’s programmes.|