Trade Winds To Success (TWTS) is an innovative program designed to help First Nation, Metis and Inuit adults, male or female, who are motivated to begin a career in the construction trades.
Utilizing individual assessments, teaching, and training, TWTS will help you determine your needs on your journey to self-sufficiency.
This may include a focus on self-discovery, helping to increase your support networks, building academic confidence, and pride in gaining trade specific skills.
How do you get started?
Attend a weekly information session in either Edmonton or Calgary
Must be Indigenous
18 years old
- Passed Grade 10 Math, Science & English
- Demonstrate an interest in our listed trades
- Must be ready, willing and able
Our process could start with an intake referral from the following:
Urban Indigenous Employment Center (Aboriginal Futures Career & Training Centre, Oteenow Employment &
Training Society, Rupertsland Institute)
- Community Agency
- First Nation or Metis Settlement
The total number of students that have graduated from the Trade Winds program.
You can become part of this program too! Just fill the form below and select “I Am Interested.”
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