Monday, February 8, 2010

OTT Update

The Orientation Technology Training Program for women in Happy Valley- Goose Bay started their classes this morning.

We spoke to Suzanne Charlton who is the Community Development Coordinator for Women in Resources Development.

Charlton says there are eleven Nunatsiavut women, three Metis and one Innu who are enrolled in this program.

She says the program includes trades, electrical, carpentry, heavy equipment operator, and forklift.

Participants will also be taking Academic Math courses.

The Coordinating Instructor will be Jillian O’Brien and Wanda Michelin is the Heavy Equipment Operator.

Charlton says the students will get a certificate for First Aid and CPR as well.

She adds that she is happy that this program has started.

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