Workforce Training Program

Duration:

8-weeks

Credentials:

Certificates/Tickets
Program Overview

Workforce Training Program is an 8-week Government funded training program that prepares you for work in industries like agricultural, construction, logistics, production/manufacturing, transportation and oilfield. You will receive industry-recognized certifications and training that will prepare you to transition to work, and we will assist you with the employability training and job search support you need to be successful. Starting wages in these industries are very competitive and there are many opportunities for advancement! Solid training solutions for really flexible employment!

Training is funded in partnership with the Government of Canada and the Province of Alberta for eligible individuals!

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Program Courses
  • 22 Training/Safety Certifications
  • Front-end Loader
  • Telehandler
  • Forklift Training
  • Skid Steer (Bobcat)
  • St. John Ambulance Intermediate First Aid
  • Confined Space Entry and Monitor
  • Ground Disturbance Level II
  • Fall Protection
  • H2S Alive
  • Air Brake Endorsement
  • Construction Safety Training System (CSTS)
  • North American Cargo Securement
  • Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) – GHS
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
  • Back Care Awareness
  • OH&S Codes and Regulation Awareness
  • Common Safety Orientation (CSO)
  • Flag Person
  • Wildlife Awareness
  • Codes of Practice for Care and Handling of Livestock
  • Managing Food Safety
  • Fire Awareness
  • Class 3 Driver’s Training (for eligible participants)
  • Digital Technology Training
  • Employability Training
  • Job Search Assistance
What to Expect
Career Opportunities

Opportunities in industries such as:

  • Agricultural
  • Construction
  • Logistics
  • Production/Manufacturing
  • Transportation
  • Oilfield

Program Start Dates
Lethbridge
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November 20, 2023
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Admission Requirements
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Entrance Requirements

When you attend your information appointment, we will discuss several qualifying points, including

  • Are you an Alberta resident?
  • Are you unemployed or underemployed and looking for work?
  • Are you capable of performing physically demanding work?
  • Have you been out of high school for at least one year?

Intake Process

Candidates will undergo a comprehensive application process to determine their eligibility for the program.

  1. Attend an information appointment
  2. Assessments
  3. Approval process
Meet Your Instructor
Chris
Finance Manager
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Chris is the Finance Manager at Training Inc., and due to her versatile skill sets, she frequently helps out in other areas. You may see her at our reception desk, or instructing some of our classes. Chris joined our team in 2008. She is backed by 20 years of bookkeeping/accounting experience, as well as an Accounting Diploma. Chris enjoys all aspects of working for a vocational school, especially interacting with students and staff.
Dave
Contracted Instructor
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Dave is a Contracted Instructor and has been since 2007! He teaches H2S Alive, as well as Ground Disturbance Level II. Dave worked in the oil patch, and he shares his experiences while instructing, which is appreciated by his classes. He is invested in your safety!
Desi
Program Manager
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Desi began his career as an Employment Advisor at Training Inc. in 2018. Since then he has been helping individuals find employment, facilitate job search workshops, instructing safety courses, and is currently the manager of the Workforce Training program. Prior to his role at Training Inc. Desi travelled and worked internationally, where he acquired a wealth of cultural experiences and knowledge. Desi enjoys the diversity in the people he meets at Training Inc.

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