The Aboriginal Software Tester Training Course is a PQA Testing initiative, funded jointly by PQA and the Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI) that provides Aboriginal people with recognized qualifications for the IT industry as Software Testers. The mission of the program is to inform, guide and support participants in learning the appropriate skills and knowledge to meet their goals for a career in this field.
This guide is a useful tool if you are looking to start any type of independent contractor business. At the end of each section you will find a short list of Useful Resources.
An independent contractor is a person, business, or corporation that provides goods or services
to a hiring company under the terms of a contract. Independent contractors supply a broad
range of products and services in a variety of industries including trades, manufacturing, health
care, and transportation.
This workbook is designed to help Indigenous entrepreneurs create a business plan. Business plans are very important tools for people starting a business—they are like road maps that outline where you want to go and give the details on how you will get there.
Are you ready to engage with an Indigenous community but aren't sure of where to start? Do you understand the differences between consultation and engagement?
What are your key challenges?
How to consult with Indigenous communities?
Understanding the differences between consultation and engagement?
Understanding how to assess risk during consultation?
How to anticipate questions and know how to respond?
Understanding the intention of consultation?
The fear of doing or saying the wrong thing can impede your ability to develop effective Indigenous relationships. Indigenous relations training gives you insight, strategies, tips, and suggestions necessary to overcome that fear. You will learn what to do, what not to do and why. This course paves your path to respectful and effective Indigenous relations.
How much do you actually know about Indigenous Peoples and issues? Would you like to build a better understanding of some of the issues you hear in the news?
If the answer is "yes!" then Indigenous Awareness training can be a helpful way to get off on the right foot.
The intent of this guide is to inspire excellence in Indigenous cultural tourism (ICT) experiences across Canada. These National guidelines are your tool to help you to develop and deliver a “market ready” and authentic ICT product. The guide contains valuable information, checklists and best practices. A self-assessment using this guide will help you to develop, deliver, and price an authentic Indigenous tourism experience – making you more competitive and successful.
The International Indigenous Tourism Conference (IITC) is an annual conference bringing together people interested and invested in creating and contributing towards the Indigenous tourism industry. This year, Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) is proud to be hosting the 8th International Indigenous Tourism Conference (IITC) in Syilx Territory at the Delta Hotels by Marriot Grand Okanagan Resort in Kelowna, British Columbia from November 12 to 14, 2019.