Background

The Indiginous Skills and Employment Training Program (ISETP)

ISETP is a federal government strategy designed to help improve the employment opportunities of Aboriginal peoples and enable them to fully participate in the Canadian economy.

Métis are one of the Aboriginal peoples of Canada for whom the ISETP seeks to improve employment outcomes and develop skill sets required by the Canadian labour market.

Rupertsland Institute is a Métis organization that has a strategic plan, approved by the Government of Canada, which provides a framework for the delivery of programs, services and other activities designed to increase labour market participation of self-identified Métis peoples residing in Alberta. Eligible clientele are Métis who demonstrate a barrier to employment, and who meet the Rupertsland Institute Métis Training to Employment eligibility requirements.

The Rupertsland Institute Métis Training to Employment Program (MTE)

The MTE program provides employment services through a province-wide network of ten Métis Training to Employment offices and a mobile service. Each office and the mobile service have staff with knowledge of the local community and the employment outlook in the respective regions. Services at each location include:

  • Employment assessment and action planning
  • Services for person with disabilities
  • Assistance with entrance to post-secondary and other training programs

This site is open for funding applications which start their training on or before March 31, 2020. If your training start date is on or after April 1, 2020, please check back at a later time.

For programs beginning between Jan 2 - January 15, 2020, the cutoff for applications is 4PM MST on December 11, 2019 .