ValueFirst Nations Training to Employment Program is a full-time training initiative (minimum 25 hours per week) with a minimum of 3 weeks to a maximum of 52 weeks in duration.
The First Nations Training to Employment Program (FNTEP) supports the development of partnerships designed to create training and work experience projects that lead to employment for First Nations members. These partnerships will assist unemployed or marginally employed First Nations members (primarily living on reserve) gain the necessary skills training and/or work experience in projects to obtain and maintain long-term employment.
- A First Nations member, unemployed or marginally employed, and
- In need of and benefit from skills training in order to obtain and maintain sustainable employment
To ensure that an adequate support network for First Nations Training to Employment Program exists, each Partnership must include:
- A First Nation Band, Tribal Council or Treaty Organization although multiple representation is encouraged (i.e. ASETS holder)
- Industry (e.g. employer, industry association, or union), and
- Alberta Human Services
Alberta Human Services’ funding contribution can only be used to support direct training (e.g. instructor fees, training materials, equipment rental, tutors, etc.) and project management/coordinator costs.
Contact Name: Edmonton Human Services Regional Delivery Services Division
Phone Number: 780-422-1201
E-mail Address: IPC@gov.ab.ca