Delivered by the Indigenous Leadership Development Institute, Inc. (ILDI) in partnership with Prairie Arctic trades Training Centre (PATTC), the ICP is a 24 – week program (6 months) for Indigenous people with the opportunity to move directly into employment. The program is designed to provide broader-based, multi-skilled training that facilitates life-long learning that opens the door for the participant to continue their education and training in carpentry. Students who successfully complete the program will obtain Level 1 Carpentry Accreditation and will be eligible to obtain 900 hours credit once registered as an apprentice with Apprenticeship Manitoba.
ICP educates an understanding of a safe work site, life skills, resume writing, cultural awareness and tools to successfully pursue a career in a chosen carpentry field. The program accepts fourteen (14) students per 24-week session. Eligibility Requirements: Indigenous, minimum of 19 years of age, has been out of school in the past 6 months, eligible for funding support, and completion of grade 10 levels.
Features of the Indigenous Carpentry Program:
- Full-time Retention and Support Worker and ICP Assistant to provide supports and assistance to students
- Cultural Awareness
- Fall Protection certification
- CPR/First Aid certification
- WHMIS certification
- Skid Steer Operator certification
- Aerial Lift
- Hilti Powder-Actuated Tools
- Scaffold User & Awareness
- Workshops are provided that offer motivation, life skills, personal money management, interview skills, resume writing, self-marketing, networking, workplace etiquette
- Job search support, career exploration, employment retention, skill identification and continuous follow is provided
For program information, contact Amber Sumner phone 204-940-1700 email: firstname.lastname@example.org.