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First Nation College - Information Session

You are being invited to participate in course programming at the First Nation College.  Kapawe'no First Nation have launched their accredited First Nation College and will be offering the following courses in the upcoming inaugural Winter and Spring/Summer Sessions.  An information session is planned for Tuesday, January 30th, 2024 at 5PM and you are invited to attend in person or virtually to find out more information about the First Nation course offerings. The Information Session will be held at the Kapawe'no First Nation Band Office, in the community hall, and will address the following post secondary course offerings and educational upgrading opportunities for those who may require same.





Topic: First Nation College Information

Meeting Time: Jan 30, 2024 at 5:00 PM MST

Meeting ID: 830 9267 0701

Passcode: 952120

 

Dinner will be provided to in person participants. 

Invitation is open to Nation Members 15+.  Seniors and Elders are invited to the meeting and also invited to participate in our Nation's Life Long Learning Continuing Education Department as instructors (more information will be provided on this at our meeting.



 


Indigenous Education Assistant

Level 1 and Level 2

(2 year diploma course - credit given for courses you may have already taken)  Working in education is not only rewarding for you, but also for each and every student that you have the chance to interact with. You will not only be aiding in the development of successful students, but also in the development of outstanding citizens. The Educational Assistant Diploma Program at the First Nation College prepares you with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to thrive as an Educational Assistant by providing all students background on the theoretical and practical components of the job.



Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care


Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3

(2 year diploma course - credit applied for courses already taken)  Custom tailored to meet the unique needs of First Nations communities, families and children, the First Nation College’s Early Childhood Education Program prepares graduates to work with infants, toddlers, preschool and school-aged children and their families in a variety of early learning settings including childcare centres, community child and family support centres, home-based child care.



Indigenous Business Management Diploma


(2 Year and 3 Year diploma Course - transferable credit (upon acceptance) for post secondary courses you may have already taken that are equivalent to our course offerings)  If you're passionate about bridging the gap between business and Indigenous communities, our Indigenous Business Administration Diploma is designed specifically for you. This program not only equips you with a strong business foundation but also immerses you in Indigenous cultural principles and governance, preparing you for specialized roles in leadership, management, community development, and negotiation.



Indigenous LAW(f) Land, Air, Water, Fire Diploma


(2 Year and 3 Year diploma Course - transferable credit (upon acceptance) for post secondary courses you may have already taken that are equivalent to our course offerings)  If you are interested in a career or future studies in Indigenous relations, governance, education, and culture, consider our Indigenous Studies diploma, which is designed for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous learners.  A perfect blend of learning in person the Natural Ways, LAWs, Customs, Traditions, Practices of the Neheyiwak while understanding its role in contemporary society.



Indigenous Office Administration Diploma


(2 Year and 3 Year diploma Course - transferable credit (upon acceptance) for post secondary courses you may have already taken that are equivalent to our course offerings)  Become a Proficient Indigenous Administrative Office Professional. As an Indigenous office administrator graduate, you will be proficient in office practices and software, enabling you to skillfully manage the administrative activities of any size business operation. Your keen eye for detail, organizational skills, and solid understanding of administration principles will make you highly attractive to top employers.



First Nation Polytechnic College


Level 1 certificates being offered during the Winter and Summer / Spring Session (8 month coursework - includes in person and virtual sessions)



Indigenous STAC (Structure, Tower, Antennae, Communications) Technician


Level 1   

Learn the ins and outs of the Tower Industry.  With incredible job opportunities looming over the next decade in the STAC industry around the Fort McMurray area First Nation members taking this course will be in a great position to acquire immediate jobs in the industry with our industry partners.  (8 month coursework for a Level 1 Certificate with a working practicum of 4 months on assignment)   Level 2 commences in September 2024.



Indigenous UTT Arborist course


Learn to take care of Mother Earth while recognizing the progress and need for powerlines.  Students in this course will be provided practical course material and in person training to improve Arborist practices and create greater environmental Stewardship  (8 month coursework for a Level 1 Certificate with a working practicum of 4 months on assignment)  Level 2 commences in September 2024.


Indigenous Fire Protective Services


Learn how to be a First Responder to wildfires, building fires, and powerline touch offs.  Protect home, family, and friends.  This course will teach you everything you need to know regarding protective services training and has an advanced first aid portion to assist in first response to accidents.  (8 month coursework for a Level 1 Certificate with a working practicum of 4 months on assignment)  Level 2 commences in September 2024.



 


The First Nation College is here for you.  Call the Student Services staff at (780) 751-0009 to enroll today and register for the Tuesday, January 30th Information session. 

Dinner will be provided to all participants. 

Get started on a "Knowledge ever increasing..." journey.  Call now.



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