Friday, March 26, 2010

OTT Update

The Orientation to Trades and Technology program started in February.

The program ends in June.

The classes are held at the College of the North Atlantic in Goose Bay.

Suzanne Charlton is the Community Development Coordinator.

Charlton says students are in their first week of Carpentry and will continue for another week.

The program’s next trades are Industrial Electrical, Mechanical, and Welding.

15 women are enrolled in the classes this year.

The women are now finished with the academic math courses and the personal development classes.

So far they’ve completed the Level 1 First Aid, Work Place Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), and Forklift.

They have 3 students who are getting funded for next year.

One for Millwright and two for Electrical.

The class will also take a field trip to the mine site in Labrador City-Wabush.

Charlton adds anyone interested in enrolling in the program in September
can contact Inuit Pathways.

The Deadline for applications is April 1st 2010.

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