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.