The marine industry is growing and thousands of job opportunities exist right now.
To help meet this demand and diversify the workforce, the federal government, through the Oceans Protection Plan, is providing $2.5 million in bursaries for women and Indigenous peoples to pursue marine education. As a woman or Indigenous person, you may qualify to have 90% of the course cost covered.
This is a classroom teaching manual and tool that guides the class through various histories, stories, teachings, and traditions of Mi'kmaq from the past and present. There are teaching points and discussion questions presented throughout. The manual also provides Mi'kmaq language and dictionary of common terms.
The Labrador Aboriginal Training Partnership offers a Cultural Awareness Workshop to small and larger groups as requested. This 3-4 hour presentation was designed in consultation with the three Aboriginal groups in Labrador.
If you are an LATP client, you may be eligible for a wage subsidy to help you gain employment. It is not a pre-requisite that you were enrolled in LATP sponsored training but there are some conditions around participation. All Aboriginal people in Labrador from Innu Nation, NunatuKavut (Labrador Metis Nation), and Nunatsiavut, are eligible to participate in this program.
Application Forms for various programs and associated scholarships.
Three scholarships per year valued at $1500 dollars may be awarded to applicants from three aboriginal groups who are enrolled in a technical / trade program with a recognized post- secondary institution.
Bird Heavy Civil Ltd. Aboriginal Scholarship is a program designed to assist and support the indigenous people of Canada with their career development and growth as they attend post secondary education.
First Nations $1500
Total Per Year $4500
We are accepting applications now from Innu and Nunatsiavut clients for Underground Mine training with intakes starting every few months. Criminal Record checks are mandatory. Please contact Tammy Barry, Ocean Lane, or Ryan Rich if you are interested or download and print the applications below, complete what you can and send to the nearest LATP office.
About the LATP
The Labrador Aboriginal Training Partnership (LATP) is a partnership between the three Labrador Aboriginal groups: Innu Nation; Nunatsiavut Government (NG); and NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC). The LATP was officially launched March 8, 2010. We are proud to say that, since then, we have assisted over 2000 Aboriginal clients to explore their career choices and paths, and over 1400 of those clients have been successful in finding employment.