Currently Recruiting

These are projects for which we are currently recruiting clients. If you are interested please contact Métis Employment Services at 1-888-48-MÉTIS as soon as possible, as deadlines apply.

Enhanced Class 1 Driver Training

Project Type: Skills Development
Location: Region NW
Start Dates: Feb 15 – Mar 31, 2016
Application Deadline: February 12, 2016
Description:

PUT
 THE
 HAMMER 
DOWN 
AND 
CRUISE 
YOUR 
WAY 
TO 
SUCCESS 
AS 
A 
CLASS 
1 
TRUCK 
DRIVER
Need a Class 1 driver’s licence to obtain employment? The Enhanced Class 1 program may be for you!
Training, including accommodation, is provided by Capilano Truck Driver Training Institute in Edmonton.
Only 3 spots left, so apply now!

Heavy Equipment Operator

Project Type: Skills Development
Location: Provincial Recruiting
Start Dates: Ongoing Intakes
Description:

TRAIN TODAY TO BECOME A HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
Gain the training, experience and safety tickets to help you secure work as a heavy equipment operator with this 9 week training program from Rupertsland Institute and Interior Heavy Equipment School.

Training includes practice time in simulator, practical machine operations, safety certification, theory and field labs on soils and environmental awareness and mapping, spill responder training and radio operator program and more.

Apply Today!

Equipment Training:
Dozer, Grader and Excavator, Front End Loader, Rock Truck, Tractor with Trailer, Packer and Scraper

Safety Ticket Training:
TDG, WHMIS, First Aid/CPR, H2S, Ground Disturbance and Flag Person

Online courses:  Roadbuilders, pipeline safety, construction safety and diversity awareness

Eco & Adventure Tourism

Project Type: Youth
Start Dates: July 23 – Aug 4, 2016
Application Deadline: July 4, 2016
Description:

LEAD THE ADVENTURE WITH A CAREER IN ECO TOURISM
Métis youths, ages 17-20, will receive practical preparation to pursue a career or further education in the Eco & Adventure Tourism field. 
Earn $1,200.00 upon successful completion of this program. Top participant may receive an award of $1,000.00 to assist with post-secondary education. 
Space is limited. Apply today!

Environmental Career Program

Project Type: Youth
Location: Provincial Recruiting
Start Dates: August 10 – 25, 2016
Application Deadline: July 22, 2016
Description:

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?
This program is for Métis youth, ages 15-17.  Gain exposure to environmental careers, participate in canoeing, work experience and so much more.  Receive $1,000 upon successful completion!  Space is limited.  Apply today!

Train for a Career You Love - Potential Programs

Project Type:
Description:

We are considering some exciting programs for next year!
Please contact kbelcourt@rupertsland.org to register your interest in any of the following programs:
- Graphic Design and Photography
- Pre-Employment Carpentry
- Video Game Design & Technology
- Health Unit Clerk
- Combined Lab/X-Ray Technician
- Environmental Career Camp
- Eco and Adventure Tourism: Basic Guiding
- Class 3 Driver Training for Women
- Computer Programming Transition Program
- Canadian Health & Safety Officer

We are also open to hearing about your ideas! Please forward any program ideas you may have to kbelcourt@rupertsland.org

Class 1 Driver Training

Project Type: Skills Development
Location: Central Region
Start Dates: Ongoing Intakes
Description:

PUT THE HAMMER DOWN AND CRUISE YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS AS A CLASS 1 TRUCK DRIVER
Métis clients will receive the following training:
- Log books
- In-truck training
- On-the-job training
- Standard First Aid
- TDG
- WHMIS
- Air brake endorsement
- Professional Driver’s Improvement course
- Pre-trip coupling/uncoupling
- Cargo securement and weights & dimensions

Clients maybe eligible to receive income support during training. Accommodations may be provided for those meeting the requirements.
Ongoing Intakes — Apply Today!

Employability Skills Training

Project Type: Skills Development
Location: Edmonton, AB
Application Deadline: Ongoing Intakes
Description:

LEARN TO EARN WITH MÉTIS EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS TRAINING
Do you have trouble securing and maintaining long-term employment?  Do you have barriers that have been holding you back? Get the skills you need to secure and keep meaningful employment in today’s job market.
In this 24-week training program, presented by EmployAbilities, you will learn computer skills and will benefit from a 3 week job readiness program.
Ongoing Intakes – Apply Today!

Trade Winds To Success

Project Type:
Start Dates: Ongoing Intakes
Description:

This 16 week Pre-Apprenticeship Program will provide the skills and knowledge to start a career in the trades.
- Boilermakers
- Carpenters
- Electricians
- Ironworkers
- Millwrights
- Plumbers
- Steam/
- Pipefitters
- Welders
- Insulators

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Youth Programs

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