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Aboriginal Addictions Councelling Course

Bow Valley College and the Sunrise Native Addictions Services Society introduced the innovative program Nov. 14.
The Aboriginal Addictions Counselling Services Certificate, which begins in the fall 2012, includes 10 courses and three community practicum placements over 38 weeks. The ...

Aboriginal Administrative Assistant

Our education and training strategy has been tried, tested and proven successful. We offer a culturally sensitive aboriginal learning environment that includes:

We are committed to meeting the education ...

Aboriginal Awareness Course

This online course provides participants with the opportunity to increase awareness of Aboriginal cultures and explore how to better support of students, staff, and colleagues. Using videos and personal narratives, Inuit, Metis and Cree history, contemporary issues, and ways of ...


Aboriginal Entrepreneurship Certificate

Keyano College’s Aboriginal Entrepreneurship Certificate program is continually evolving. As the economy of the region changes and shifts, so too must the training and educational resources offered. This certificate program will provide you with the tools to: • assess your ...


Aboriginal Financial Management Educational Programs

Certified Aboriginal Professional Administrator (CAPA) Program
It is with great excitement that AFOA Canada begins to offer on-line courses for the Certified Aboriginal Professional Administrator (CAPA) Program in September 2012. The CAPA Program is specifically designed to set high quality ...

Aboriginal Financial Officers Association; Online Professional Development Courses

One of the top challenges for most First Nation communities is to increase economic development opportunities. This course offers an understanding and an opportunity to develop skills in advancing community economic development. It will assist ...

Aboriginal Human Resources Council

Aboriginal Human Resource Council: Mandate To advance the full labour market participation of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada and Indigenous Peoples around the world. Mission We create and market a wide range of products, services and networks that help Indigenous people ...


Aboriginal Leadership Opportunities Year (ALOY)

ABORIGINAL LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES YEAR
 
The Aboriginal Leadership Opportunities Year (ALOY) gives you a highly positive, productive, one-year educational and leadership experience through the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) in Kingston, Ontario. The ALOY program includes sports, field trips, leadership ...

Aboriginal Practical Nurse Diploma

Aboriginal Practical Nurse Diploma The Aboriginal Practical Nurse Diploma program provides an opportunity for you to acquire the knowledge, skills, and values required as a Practical Nurse in the context of Aboriginal culture, values, spirituality, and traditional methods of healing ...

Aboriginal University/CollegeTransition Program

Aboriginal University/College Transition Full-time and part-time studies 16 weeks Fall, winter, or spring start Daytime classes Downtown Edmonton, Wetaskiwin, and Stony Plain campuses and regional learning sites Resident Elder Ceremonial room Dedicated Aboriginal program coordinator and tutorial support Aboriginal ...


Aboriginal University Transition Year Program

The Transition Year Program (TYP) is a University access program for Aboriginal students who may not be prepared to enter a faculty through the regular admissions route. This is not an upgrading program, but a full-time University of Alberta program ...


Addictions Services Worker

Addiction Services Worker (Part-Time and Full-Time)
 
Program Length: 1 year (10 months) - full time (includes 15 days practicum) - allows part-time

Adult Education Certificate

Description The Aurora College Certificate in Adult Education is a program designed to provide learning opportunities that will support people with an interest in the field of northern Adult Education. The program is multi-level, cross-cultural, and self-directed. It serves to ...


Alberta Indian Investment Corporation

Alberta Indian Investment Corporation: Support for small business in Alberta; mentors for entrepreneurial businesses http://www.aiicbusiness.org/ Formed in 1987, the Alberta Indian Investment Corporation (A.I.I.C) is owned by all First Nation communities in the province ...

Alberta Learning Information Services (ALIS)

ALIS: Career development site: Alberta and Canada wide resources http://alis.alberta.ca/ce/cp/cpt/planning-resources.html for Everyone CAREERinsite – guides you through the four steps of career planning: Know Yourself, Explore Options, Get Ready, Take Action. Allows you ...


Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association

Native Friendship Centres Association Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association The Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association (ANFCA) is a provincial, charitable organization that represents and provides support to 20 urban Aboriginal Friendship Centres located in Alberta. The mission of the ANFCA ...


Apprenticeship training; Making it work

Increase the overall effectiveness of your apprenticeship training
“Making it Work (On-the-job Training in Apprenticeship)” is an essential guide that helps you to clarify the roles and responsibilities of the key people involved in apprenticeship training:

  • The apprentice
  • The supervising ...

Athabasca University

Description Athabasca University is Canada’s online education specialist, serving 37,000 students worldwide. AU offers over 700 university-level courses in more than 90 undergraduate and graduate degree, diploma and certificate programs. Contact Information Athabasca University Information Centre: 1-800-788-9041 Web ...

Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sports and Physcial Activity

Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sports and Physical Activity Aboriginal Women and Leadership program: BUILDING ON OUR STRENGTHS: ABORIGINAL WOMEN AND LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP Aboriginal women have diverse knowledge, experience, perspectives and connections that can enhance program planning ...


Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business www.ccab.com Programs CCAB delivers programs that facilitate the growth of Aboriginal business, connect Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal business, and ensure life-long learning for youth, Aboriginal entrepreneurs, and other Canadian business leaders. These efforts recognize ...


Canadian Virtual University

Canadian Virtual University is a group of Canada’s leading universities in distance and online learning. Albertans of any age, with any level of previous education, living anywhere in the province have access to distance degrees and diplomas offered by ...


Eagle Learning

At Eagle Learning we believe building better communities starts with creating better educational opportunities for individuals in the community.”

Eagle Learning believes building better communities starts with creating better educational opportunities for individuals in the community. Our mission is simple ...

Edmonton Community Foundation; Bursaries and Scholarships

Edmonton Community Foundation works with donors and the community to transform individual dreams of helping others into reality, now and forever, through permanent endowment funds.

Students may be eligible for one or more of the following awards and scholarships through ...


First Nation, Métis and Inuit Community Liaison

Description The First Nations, Métis and Inuit Community Liaison program will prepare graduates to fill a number of important roles in the education system. Students will learn, through theory and practice courses, to be ‘connectors’ in building positive relationships ...


Foundations In First Nations Leadership and Capacity Building

The Leadership and Capacity Building for First Nations program provides participants with the practical skills necessary for establishing and maintaining strong relationships: a critical element in locating and maintaining meaningful employment. The program supports the principle that all of us ...


Human Resources and Skills Development Council

Human Resources and Skills Development Council ASEP: Aboriginal Skill and Employment Partnership Program It is geared to providing Aboriginal people with the skills they need to participate in economic opportunities such as mining, construction, fisheries, tourism, hydro development, and public ...

Indigenous Language Courses at the University of Alberta Summer program

Indigenous language courses at the U of A June 4-21, July 8-17 or July 18-26.
Check out available courses and bursary application, contact information below:
 
Note: The deadline for receipt of bursary applications is 5pm Friday, March 8, 2013.
Late ...

Indigenous Leadership and Management Program

Model is in the form of the Sacred Circle of Life. It is based on the Revitalizing Aboriginal Nationhood and covers subjects of 3 compulsory and 3 electives. Compulsory courses are: Revitalizing Nationhood 1- Inherent Right to Indigenous Governance Revitalizing ...


Indigenous Women in Community Leadership Program

The Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program helps you, as a First Nations, Métis or Inuit woman, to create change in your community. youtube
The program has three components over the course of four months:
 1) A three-week intensive ...

Indspire: Bursaries and Scholarships

Indspire has evolved into the largest non-governmental funding body for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis post secondary students across Canada. Bursary and scholarship awards are provided to First Nations, Inuit, and Métis students annually across a diverse range ...


Industry in the Classroom

Industry in the Classroom is a series of 2.5 hour curriculum modules designed to increase awareness amongst Aboriginal youth about the various career opportunities in the Canadian workforce and open doors to employment. Through these curriculum modules students are ...

Learning Clicks

Alberta Learning Information Services (info@alis.gov.ab.ca) offers Learning Clicks to help adults pursue education and training beyond High School through free sessions delivered in communities across the province. Adult Ambassadors are dynamic post-secondary graduates who work part ...

Learning Communities Mentor Program

Leaning Communities Mentor Program for the development, retention and sustainability of Aboriginal people in the workforce.


Masters of Northern Governance and Development

Master of Northern Governance and Development
Accepting applications for Fall 2013 start - Funding available for qualified applicants
The University of Saskatchewan’s Master of Northern Governance and Development (MNGD) program is accepting applications for a ...

Medical Receptionist

This program is intended to prepare students to work in the demanding occupation of a medical receptionist in a community health center or other medical office. Students will gain knowledge and skills of a medical receptionist including the use of ...

Métis Apprenticeship Project

If you are seeking an employer to sign you up as an apprentice, this program is for you!  

Métis Apprenticeship Project is a program to help you find an employer who will take you on as an apprentice. You ...


Métis Basic Chainsaw Course


If you’re a Métis individual over the age of 18, interested in working as a slasher in the oilfield industry, this program may be for you!
This program is designed to provide you with the opportunity to be ...


Métis Carpenter Tradesperson 1st Year

Carpenter Tradesperson First Year Project Type: Pre-Employment Skills Development Location: Northwest Region — Training Provided in Grouard, AB

BUILDING A CAREER TODAY THAT WILL LAST A LIFETIME Are you a Métis individual looking for the opportunity to start a career ...


Métis Emergency Services Program

ARE YOU HERO MATERIAL???
If you’re a Métis between the ages of 18 - 30, looking for a career in an emergency service such as firefighting, policing or EMR, the Métis Emergency Services Program may be for you ...


Métis Health Sciences Transitions Program

Are you a Métis youth between the ages of 18 to 30? Do you have a proven Grade 10 education and need the necessary pre-requisites such as Math, Chemistry, Biology, English or Physics in either pure 20 or 30 ...

Métis Industrial Worker Program

Are you a Métis interested in a career in the oil and gas sector? If so, the Métis Industrial Workers Program may be for you.
This program will help build skills and confidence to obtain employment in the ...


Métis Medical Office Assistant

Medical Office Assistant: PREPARE FOR A CAREER IN HELPING AND HEALING Are you a Métis individual looking for the opportunity to start a career in the health services sector? If so, the Medical Office Skills Project, presented by Rupertsland ...


Métis Oilfield Office Administration Program

Oilfield Office Administration Program: PREPARATION FOR A HIGH DEMAND POSITION IN THE OILFIELD WORKFORCE Are you a Métis person interested in working in the oilfield? Are you willing to willing to commit to being a part of a program ...


Métis Pre-Employment Parts and Materials Apprentice

Pre-Employment Parts and Materials Technician: Pre-Employment Skills Development Location: Red Deer, AB

BEGIN A CAREER AS A PARTS AND MATERIALS APPRENTICE Are you a Métis individual looking for the opportunity to start a career as a Parts and Materials ...


National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation (NAAF)

Indspire, formally the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation (NAAF) is a charitable organization dedicated to raising funds to deliver programs that provide the tools necessary for Aboriginal peoples, especially youth to achieve their potential. To date, Indspire, through its Education Program ...


National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO)

The National Aboriginal Health Organization is a knowledge based organization that excels in the advancement and promotion of health and well-being of all First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals, families and communities. The National Aboriginal Health Organization advances and ...


Native Studies at the University of Alberta

The Faculty of Native Studies (FNS) provides a
common ground for Aboriginal and non-
Aboriginal students to critically examine historical
experiences and contemporary lives, identities,
rights and goals of Indigenous people, in Canada
and internationally.
The aim of the Faculty ...

Rupersland Institute - Métis Centre of Excellence

Our Programs provide Métis youth with skill development and real work experience that show what the future may hold.

Learn more about Métis Employment Services and the Métis Training to Employment program in locations throughout Alberta.


Syncrudes Aboriginal Trades Preparation Program

SATP (Syncrude Aboriginal Trades Preparation Program)
Program Description
SATP is a customized 7-month (29 weeks), full-time credit-program culminating in a 132 hour work-placement with Syncrude Canada. The SATP ...

The Alberta Hub

The Alberta Hub which coordinates the Aboriginal Communities Enterprise Project (ACE) led by Annette Daniels. It is a joint project between Buffalo Lake Métis Settlement; Cold Lake First Nations; Elizabeth Métis Settlement; Fishing Lake Métis Settlement; Kehewin ...


The Business Link

The Business Link has some excellent guides online! 

Aboriginal Business

Aboriginal Business Development Services - ABDS

Aboriginal Business Development Services is committed to supporting the growth of Aboriginal entrepreneurship across Alberta. The program assists entrepreneurs by providing information and resources from ...

The Nechi Training, Research and Health Promotions Institute

The Nechi Training, Research and Health Promotions Institute offers specialized training to addictions counselors working in Aboriginal communities. Our teaching model applies theory to practice through role-playing, experiential learning and group work. For over thirty-six years, Nechi has been a ...


The Sharing Circle

The Sharing Circle: DVD series TV series of 13 half hour documentaries focused on current, relevant issues explored in traditional, spiritual ways fashioned around the Seven Natural Virtues: Love, Respect, Courage, Honesty, Wisdom, Humility, and Truth. www.thesharingcircle.com 509 ...


Transalta's Aboriginal Bursary Program

Each year, TransAlta offers up to seven $3000.00 bursaries to Aboriginal students attending full-time college or university programs and up to three $1,000.00 bursaries for those in full-time trades programs. The annual deadline to apply is September ...


Trappers Course

The Alberta Trappers’ Association http://www.albertatrappers.com/overview.html
conducts several training courses every year throughout the province. The courses are 28 hours in length and can be delivered through several designs: evenings Monday to Friday and all day ...

Women Building Futures: Pre-Employment Trades Training Program for Women

Women Building Futures
Working in the trades is hard work and it’s not for every man or woman. But if you are looking for a way to earn a good living, and build a career – a career in construction ...

Latest Offerings

Addictions Services Worker

Addiction Services Worker (Part-Time and Full-Time)
 
Program Length: 1 year (10 months) - full ...

Math 10 Online Course

Portage College is offering an online Math 10 course.  This course can be used to take the place of the Apprenticeship entrance exam.

Chelsey Bourassa
Student Advisor, Lac La Biche ...

Women Building Futures: Pre-Employment Trades Training Program for Women

Women Building Futures
Working in the trades is hard work and it’s not for every man or woman. But if you are looking for a way to earn a ...