A vocational program is a hands-on training program that prepares you for a specific field of work or position (for example, Carpentry or Secretarial Studies).
All our Vocational Training programs are accredited. Graduates will receive a diploma and be prepared to practice their trade professionally.
Build your future with adult education!
Vocational programs take between six months and two years to complete. Most programs are full-time, Monday to Friday.
Programs may be offered at your local adult education facility or at the Sabtuan Regional Training Centre.
Student allowances are now available for eligible, full-time students. For more information, see our FAQ.
Prepare for a career as a clerk, bookkeeper, junior accountant or administrative officer.
Are you patient, caring, and helpful? Become a personal support worker or nurse’s aide!
Students are guaranteed employment with the Cree Board of Health upon graduation.
Prepare for your career as a computer support technician, network administrator, or equipment installer.
Want to start or manage a business in the construction industry? We’ll help you get ready!
One program, many job opportunities! With Class 2 licence, you can drive buses, emergency vehicles and most Class 3 trucks.
Become a licenced Class 3 truck driver with this specialized program
Learn all the skills you need to start a rewarding career in healthcare!
Prepare for a career as a secretary, administrative officer, or executive assistant!
Learn the skills you need to become your own boss with the Starting a Business program.
Inspect, repair and maintain vehicles with a Diploma of Vocational Studies in automobile mechanics!
Become a carpenter, builder, or renovator with this hands-on program.
Bring buildings to life as a professional painter! Painters work in construction, building maintenance, or as self-employed contractors.
Become a certified mechanic with this hands-on program!
Become a licenced Class 1 truck driver with this specialized program
• A road tractor with 2 axles whose net weight is 4,500 kg or more, hauling one or more trailers or semi-trailers
• A road tractor with three axles or more hauling one or more trailers or semi-trailers
• A truck covered by Class 3 hauling a trailer or semi-trailer whose net weight is 4,500 kg or more and which is only used to transport equipment, tools or furnishings as part of its permanent equipment
• A truck covered by Class 3 hauling any trailer or semi-trailer other than those described above and whose net weight is 2,000 kg or more
Welcome guests to your community with a career in hotel reception.
Get hands-on training and prepare for a career in the mining industry
Care for buildings in your community with a career in Northern Building Maintenance.
Prepare for a career as a heavy equipment operator with this competitive, hands-on program.
Prepare for a career in the mining industry with this specialty program.
Turn your passion for baking into a sweet career!
Prepare for your career as a professional photographer with this creative, hands-on program.
Watch buildings come to life as a professional plasterer!
Install heating systems, keep water running, and more - pipe fitting is an exciting career that makes a huge impact!
Get the skills and experience you need to become a professional chef in our certified kitchen
Learn how to care for the land, wildlife, and community well-being with this exciting new program.
This program has been customized by the Cree School Board to reflect our land, values, and traditional practices.
Lead recreational activities, sports leagues, and events in your community with a career in Recreation Leadership!
Keep your community “cool” – become a refrigeration mechanic!
Surveyors have an important role in defining territories, producing maps and conducting field surveys. Prepare for this in-demand career today!
Learn everything you need start your career in welding and fitting!
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Review your options and build a learning plan with the adult education guidance counsellor.
Bring your birth certificate, social insurance number, and school reports/transcripts to your local Adult Education office. If you are applying for a vocational program, please contact your Local Education Consultant for more details on necessary documents. Find my local adult education office.
If you applied for General Education classes, welcome! You may be able to start immediately after submitting your application. If you applied for a Vocational Program, you will be contacted following the selection process.
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Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.