By: Aboriginal Futures  09-12-2011
Keywords: Training Centre, Career Counsellor

Aboriginal Futures Career & Training Centre has an educational resource room with a wide variety of academic calendars and training information. There are also workbooks available to help you chose the right training/program for your career goals. Once you have decided what program or training you want to pursue then you need to arrange to pay for your education/training.

  • First Nation Band Funding

  • Community Futures Treaty Seven Individual Funding

  • Student Finance

  • Scholarships & Bursaries

If you are Treaty Status the first place for you should apply for educational funding is your First Nation Band office. They will supply you with the necessary application forms to fill out and inform you of their criteria for funding.

Community Futures Treaty Seven (CFT7) may provide Individual Funding to qualifying clients through Aboriginal Futures Career & Training Centre (AFC&TC). Individual funding is for courses 52 weeks and under. Funds may be granted in full or in part for such things as tuition, books and living allowance. In order to apply for funding from CFT7 clients must first provide the following documentation to be submitted with their application prior to processing:

  • Acceptance letter from the educational institute indicating length of program and cost.

  • Current updated resume.

  • Dependant information (birth certificate and/or guardianship documentation).

  • Career plan (include reasons why you should be funded).

  • Most recent transcripts received.

  • Photocopy of Treaty Status card.

  • The Application form can be obtained from a career counsellor at AFC&TC.

Please allow 3 to 4 weeks prior to the start date of your program to process your funding application. If you are looking to apply for Individual Funding you need to be a registered client at AFC&TC. Call our office at 253-5311 to make an appointment to register or to see your career counselor for more information.

Our Education Resource Room has current academic calendars and workbooks to help you chose the right program or training in order to meet your career plans. If you need help in making a career plan our career counselors are here to help you. We also have a number of resources and workbooks designed to help you discover the right career path for you.

Keywords: Career Counsellor, Training Centre