The Aboriginal Construction Careers website includes tools and information for Aboriginal Persons exploring and preparing for a career in Construction including Essential Skills information on industry related occupations.
This program provides participants with Level 1 Carpentry technical training through skills training, Essential Skills development, job readiness assistance, Aboriginal Construction training and individualized follow-up support.
The guiding team is a volunteer network of Aboriginal organizations that share information and work jointly to support a broader understanding of Essential Skills (ES) and its potential to raise Aboriginal Peoples’ skill levels.
During the three year community-based Aboriginal Literacy and Essential Skills (ALES) Pilot Project, Literacy Victoria developed a regional First Nations Adult Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) framework.
This is a transition program (formerly the Biindigen Studies Program ) prepares Aboriginal students for further studies at the college and university levels; it incorporates typical academic classes as well as preparation for trades and the Bachelor of Nursing program.
The Sioux Lookout Area Aboriginal Management Board held two one-day Trades Forums in Dryden and Thunder Bay. The purpose of these forums was to make First Nations, Métis, and Inuit living in Northwestern Ontario, better aware of career opportunities within the trades and gain a better understanding of apprenticeship processes and learn about the academic and skill requirements (literacy and Essential Skills) necessary for entrance into the trades.
A Pre-employment Training Program designed for people who have not yet entered the workforce or who have been out of the workforce for an extended period of time. A key element of the Pre-employment Program is evaluating the client’s Essential Skills (ES) and training to enhance participants’ ES to meet the requirements of the career path that they plan to follow.
The Aboriginal Literacy Tutor Training program provided First Nations communities on South Vancouver Island (BC, Canada) with holistic, culturally relevant Literacy and Essential Skills learning support.
Government of the Northwest Territories’ Adult Literacy and Basic Education programs are adult upgrading programs that enable learners to move forward into post-secondary education or work opportunities. Connecting with employment and reaching personal goals is the intended outcome.
The ASSP within Native Friendship Centres was originally established to address the endemically high dropout rates for Aboriginal high school students in Ontario.
Frontier College provides a one-on-one and small group tutoring program for urban youth at an Aboriginal high school. Tutors and learners work on homework and support literacy upgrading in reading, writing and numeracy.
The Aboriginal Essential Skills Journey workshop resources are designed to introduce the concept of Essential Skills to learners and support ES integration into the work of educators, trainers, counsellors.