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Construction and Trades Readiness Program 2022

DATE: Summer 2022

As part of the Construction and Trades Readiness Program 2022, this exciting program offers 24 weeks of instruction/training to eight members from Janvier and Conklin. The program consists of 12 weeks of academic upgrading including safety tickets and PPE and 12 weeks of hands-on construction training.

As a result of this program, the students have successfully completed two new construction projects: a 16′ hexagon Gazebo and a 10×16 Greenhouse.

Completed Projects for 2022: Gazebo and Greenhouse

Thank you to our partners Portage College, Cenovus Energy, and Rupertsland Institute.

 

Construction and trades readiness project

Construction and Trades Readiness Program

DATE: Spring/Summer 2021

As part of the Indigenous Housing Initiative, this exciting program offers 24 weeks of instruction/training to eight members of our community who will be building its first tiny home! The program consists of 12 weeks of academic upgrading including safety tickets and PPE and 12 weeks of hands-on construction training.

In 2021, the students constructed a tiny home, approximately 660 square feet, featuring a kitchen, living space, one bathroom, one bedroom, and a mechanical/laundry room. 

The tiny home design

Thank you to our partners Portage College, Cenovus Energy, and Rupertsland Institute for the success of the 2021 program.

Check out their progress below in photos!

Applications are being accepted for the new 2022 program. Please check out the announcement here!

CRDAC employment development

Training and Employment Development

DATE: Ongoing

Through its engagement and relationship with its industry partners and government stakeholders, the CRDAC ensures to communicate the needs of the Conklin community so that together we can positively influence individual and community growth through training and employment opportunities.

Our organization thrives because of the many helping hands in our community. Do you want to get involved?