Looking to get some training? Not sure how to finance your training?

Our career development practitioners can help you find a training program and help qualifying clients access funding.

Aboriginal Futures provides funding for training programs that are 52 weeks or less to First Nation and Inuit individuals.

We can assist eligible candidates with their funding applications for:

  • Safety Ticket Training
  • Skill Enhancement
  • Pre-Apprenticeship Programs
  • Vocational Studies
In order to qualify for funding, you must meet the following criteria.
Proof of First Nations Registered Status or Inuit Status
Proof of residency in Calgary or surrounding area
Ready, willing, and able to complete the training program
Able to demonstrate a need for training or retraining
Must be accepted into an accredited training program

You must meet all criteria to be eligible for funding.

If you have any questions, please phone 403-253-5311 to speak with a career development practitioner.

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Training Programs


Job Club

Job Club is a group assisted job search program for individuals looking to find employment.
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Indigenous Workplace Wellness Circle

This program is designed to help participants gain confidence, learn essential skills, etc.
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Trade Winds to Success Program

14 week pre-apprenticeship training program offered in partnership with Trade Winds to Success Training Society.
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External Links

There are many other training opportunities in the Calgary area. To learn more about training programs, visit our links page or speak with a career development practitioner.
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All funding applications must be received three to four weeks prior to the start date of your program.

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