Georgian College and Lambton College have announced new programs that aim to meet labour needs. Georgian College will be launching seven new programs in Fall 2023, including certificates, diplomas, and graduate certificates. Programs include College Foundations, Digital Content Creation and Strategy, Game Design and Simulation, Jewellery Design, Bench Skills and Business, Maajii – Anishnaabemdaa (Start Speaking the Language), Medical Laboratory Assistant, and Visual and Digital Media Arts. Other new programs include a Protection, Security and Investigation diploma which will be launched in September 2023, and a Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology graduate certificate to be launched in January 2024. Lambton College is developing a new micro-credential that will support modular orientation training at long-term care facilities. Lambton has received $997K for the project from the Ontario Micro-credential Challenge Fund and a Community Impact Award. Georgian| Lambton Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.