Women Building Futures – Trades training for women

Women Building Futures offers various trades training programs for women, including supports (*housing, financial, etc.) and referrals, including admission opportunities specifically focused for Aboriginal students. Check out their information for prospective (potential) students HERE.    

Free Professional and Personal Development Classes

Please find a brief list of personal/professional development opportunities for Staff and/or Clients below. If you have questions about the individual courses, please inquire directly with the organization running them. FREE COURSES: Edmonton Public Library Learn4Life (free courses on management, leadership, writing, business, computers, design, writing, etc.) http://www.ed2go.com/l-edmo95361/ Business Group Services (BGS) (free) Career planning, financial literacy, change … Continue reading

What should I do for work? Job and Career Interest Assessments

A good place to start is the ALIS (Alberta Learning Information Service) Website. You have to sign up using an email address to use their online self assessments, but it is worthwhile. ALIS offers: Know Yourself – do computer quizzes that will help you learn about what type of work you would like, what kind … Continue reading

Métis Entrepreneurial Program

Have you ever thought about starting your own business? We can help turn your dream into reality. The Métis Entrepreneurial Program has been designed to provide self-employment training for those starting a new business or expanding an existing business. The financial contribution may include: Tuition for a self-employment training (usually 16 weeks) Mentoring and support … Continue reading

BGS Edmonton – VENTURES Career Success Series

BGS is excited to announce a new service opportunity for Individuals 18 years of age and older, who have identified having barriers to employment/ education success, resulting from Mental Health and Addictions concerns.  As a member of Alberta Health Services Wellness Network, BGS has developed the “VENTURES Career Success Series”. This informative series offers participants … Continue reading

ALIS Career Information Hotline

ALIS (Alberta Learning Information Service) has a Career Information Hotline. where you can get information on: – career planning – job search skills – educational options and funding resources – employer services – occupational descriptions – resume review – referrals 1-800-661-3753 IN EDMONTON: 780.422.4266 Monday – Friday 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. hotline@alis.gov.ab.ca CLICK HERE … Continue reading

Metis Nation of Alberta – Upcoming Training Projects

Please visit the Rupertsland Insitute website by clicking HERE to learn about specific upcoming employment training opportunities for Metis people across Alberta, or HERE to learn about other ongoing employment related programs. For youth programs you can also check out the info HERE.