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November 17, 2014CAMA_SkillPlan

SkillPlan’s CEO Kyle Downie, and Stephen Forward of Cree Human Resources Development (CHRD) present in Toronto at Canadian Aboriginal Mineral Association’s (CAMA) 22nd annual conference Seeking Certainty, Mining New Ground.

Building a Sustainable Aboriginal Mining Industry Workforce – Case Study

Learn about a workforce development model implemented within the Cree
community that includes:

  • Building a sustainable Essential Skills training program
  • Understanding the importance of benchmarking, job and technical training profiling and addressing skill gaps
  • Bridging training between community, technical institutions and employers
  • Weaving efficient and effective quality assurance mechanisms to support training and skills development.



SkillPlan is working on a multitude of projects with industries for 2014!

Some highlights for the year:

    • Essential Skills profile development and assessment tool mobile app development with Skills Compétences Canada.


    • Technical training support with training schools for painters, glaziers, ironworkers, electricians, and machinists.
    • Essential Skills Community Program design with CHRD.
    • Online course design for the Essential Skills integration for technical trainers course.
    • Train the trainer support with Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach.
    • Skills Bridge pilot project to integrate Essential Skills training with applied academic programs and trades training plans.

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