Employment/Training Opportunities

Welcome to the Wahnapitae First Nation's Employment/Training Opportunities web page.

Here you will find information on Employment/Training Opportunities as well as the application process for positions available.

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Gezhtoojig Employment & Training

15 Week Certificate Program

Gezhtoojig Employment and Training in partnership with the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association and Cambrian College are seeking ABORIGINAL participants for this 15 week job readiness program.

This program will prepare individuals for integration into employment opportunities in the Power Line and Con-struction sector. As new power grids and infrastructure projects are being developed across Canada, the need for skilled workers in these industries are increasing.

This program is designed to prepare the trainee for entry level opportunities with various power and construction companies seeking safety con-scious ready to work employees.

CLICK HERE for full program details


Gezhtoojig Employment & Training

Reg Canard skills development coordinator will be hosting a presentation on Gehtoojig programs and services.

Date: May 8, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Wahnapitae First Nation Band office.

CLICK HERE for details.


Aboriginal Canadian Relations Certificate - Confederation College

The Aboriginal Canadian Relations Certificate is a five (5) credit college certificate program. This certificate will provide you with a basic understanding of the historical context that affects current Aboriginal and Canadian relationship building processes. This developing intercultural dialogue between Aboriginal people and Canadians will inform new social, political, economic and legal landscape(s) in Canada.

CLICK HERE for full course description

CLICK HERE to view the course flyer


Aboriginal Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Enrollment: 12 Aboriginal students are scheduled for 2017.

In-school Training: May 29th to Aug 11th, 2017

Work Placement: Aug 14th to October 6th, 2017

For more information contact Brian Alexander at 1-844-204-5197

CLICK HERE for course details.


Aboriginal Women in Trades Program

Do you want to develop your skills in the trades in a relaxed environment?

Are you interested in the trades but are not sure which trade is right for you?

This 12 week, culturally-based work readiness training program is geared to Aboriginal women who want to explore four key trade areas:

  • Building,
  • Construction,
  • Electrical,
  • Plumbing and
  • Carpentry

Start Date: June 2017 to August 2017

CLICK HERE for course details and how to apply

CLICK HERE for program details

CLICK HERE for registration form


Canadian Armed Forces Aboriginal Training Programs

The Aboriginal Training Programs are unique training and job opportunities for Aboriginal peoples from across Canada. The Forces offer three Training Programs that combine military lifestyle with cultural awareness. Bold Eagle, Raven and Black Bear. 

These programs are six weeks long and will provide you with:

  • A taste of military training with the option with no commitment - of staying in the Forces
  • Training that is based on the Army Reserve Basic Military Qualification and is taught
    by military instructors

CLICK HERE for more complete information and how to apply.