First Nations Treaty 2 Territory (FNT2T) Akiiwigaan Lodge in collaboration with Assiniboine Community College/Algonkian College are offering seven month Applied Building Construction program to develop new carpenters in the territory. Graduates of the program will be accredited by Apprenticeship Manitoba for the in-school portion the Level 1 Carpentry and credited with 800 hours of work experience towards Level 1. Further advancement in Carpentry Apprenticeship requires work experience supervised by a journeyperson or designated trainer. The four levels of the Carpentry Red Seal typically require four years to complete. We have 10 Students that is part of this training.
On January 11, 2021 – Dauphin Parkland Campus, the Carpentry training started with a Smudge Ceremony and Prayer by the Lodge Keeper Allen Sutherland. Both ACC staff including FNT2T Lead Keeper Boh Kubrakovich welcomed, provided sound advice, and offered support.
Good luck Students!