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Tłıc̨ hǫ Trades Apprenticeship Program Kicks Off

Press Release

Behchokǫ̀, NT – The Tłıc̨ hǫ Government Department of Client Services has received funding for an Apprenticeship program. The Tłıc̨ hǫ Trades Apprenticeship Program is a program seeking to build industry partnerships to hire 30 first year Tłıc̨ hǫ Apprentices in 39 Red Seal Trades.

The Tłıc̨ hǫ Government will work with employers in the skilled trades to support them in the hiring, onboarding, and retaining of first year Tłıc̨ hǫ apprentices. The program aims to provide financial incentives and assistance to employers as they hire first-year Tłıc̨ hǫ apprentices; and to engage employers and provide them with the required supports to create inclusive workplaces that ensure the success of Tłıc̨ hǫ apprentices.

Over the next two years the program will seek to:

  • Build partnerships with trades employers
  • Provide financial incentives for employers to recruit and hire Tłıc̨hǫ

Apprentices in 39 Red seal trades including:

  • Carpenter
  • Glazier
  • Drywall Finisher and Plasterer
  • Gasfitter – Class A and B
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Construction and Industrial Electrician o Sheet Metal Worker
  • Boilermaker
  • Insulator
  • Welder

… And more

  • Provide supports to employers to ensure the success of Tłıc̨ hǫ apprentices.

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