Q-STEP Apprenticeship Training Program/ Q-STEP ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᕐᓗᓂ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᓯᓐᓈᕈᑏᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑎᒌᒍᑕᐅᔪᑦ

July 27, 2018

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association in partnership with Baffinland and the Government of Canada is working on ongoing skills development and training in the Qikiqtani region. As part of this project we are recruiting people interested in a career in the skilled trades for the Q-STEP apprenticeship training program. We are recruiting 25 candidates for the following positions:

  • Welder
  • Millwright
  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic
  • Heavy Duty/Truck Mechanic
  • Automotive Mechanic
  • Electrician
  • Oil Heat System Technician
  • Machinist

If you are recruited, you would join Baffinland as a trades assistants for six months for on the job training in your trade. After you finish this, you would write the Trades Entrance exam. If you make it into the program, you would become a full-time, permanent apprentices at Baffinland! To be considered, you must meet the following requirements:

  • High school graduate certificate
  • OR a pass mark in all five Canadian General Educational Development (GED) tests
  • OR a successful completion of the trades entrance exam
  • OR a successful completion of the trade specific pre-apprenticeship program at Nunavut Arctic College

To learn more about the program, view available positions, and apply online, click here. If you or someone you know from the Qikiqtani region is interested in applying for this program, please review the trades apprentice positions here. You can also visit one of the QIA or Baffinland Community Liaison Officers.

The apprenticeship training program is offered through the Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership (Q-STEP) program.

Q-STEP ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᕐᓗᓂ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᓯᓐᓈᕈᑏᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑎᒌᒍᑕᐅᔪᑦ

ᕿᑭᖅᑕᓂ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᖃᖅᑐᑎᒃ ᓄᓘᔮᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᒐᕙᒪᑐᖃᒃᑯᓐᓂᒃ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖃᐃᓐᓇᖅᑐᑦ ᐱᓕᒻᒪᒃᓴᐃᔾᔪᑎᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᓯᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᕿᑭᖅᑕᓂ.  ᐃᓚᒋᓪᓗᓂᐅᒃ ᑕᒪᑐᒪ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᑉ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᑖᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᒐᑦᑕ ᐃᓚᐅᒍᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓕᕈᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᕆᔪᒪᔭᒥᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᕐᓗᒋᑦ ᐱᓕᒻᒪᒃᓴᐃᔾᔪᑏᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑎᒌᒍᑕᐅᔪᑦ Q-STEP ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖅ.  ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᑖᕈᒪᔪᒍᑦ 25-ᓂᒃ ᐆᒻᒪᕆᒃᑐᓂᒃ ᐃᓄᖕᓂᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖃᕈᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᕇᓐᓇᕐᓂᐊᕐᓗᒍ ᒪᑯᓇᓂ ᐃᓂᐅᔪᓂ:

  • ᐊᐅᖅᑭᒃᑎᕆᔩᑦ
  • ᐊᐅᓚᐅᑎᓕᖕᓂᑦ ᐋᖅᑭᒃᓱᐃᔩᑦ
  • ᐅᖁᒪᐃᑦᑐᖅᓯᐅᑎᓄᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᐅᓯᕆᔨ
  • ᓄᓇᓯᐅᑎᐸᐅᔭᕐᓄᑦ/ᐅᓯᑲᑦᑕᐅᑎᓄᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᐅᓯᕆᔨ
  • ᓄᓇᓯᐅᑎᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓄᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᑕᐅᓯᕆᔨ
  • ᐅᐊᔭᓕᕆᔨ
  • ᐅᖅᑰᓴᐅᓯᕆᔨ
  • ᐊᐅᓚᐅᑎᓕᖕᓂᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᐅᓯᕆᔩᑦ

ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᑖᕆᔭᐅᒍᕕᑦ, ᐃᓚᓕᐅᑎᒐᔭᖅᑐᑎᑦ ᓄᓘᔭᓄᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᕆᔭᐅᖏᓐᓇᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑎᒋᔭᐅᓗᑎᑦ ᑕᖅᑭᓄᑦ ᐱᖓᓲᔪᖅᑐᓄᑦ 6 ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᕐᓗᑎᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᓯᓐᓈᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᕆᔪᒪᔭᕐᓂ.  ᐱᐊᓂᒃᑯᕕᐅᒃ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ, ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑎᑕᐅᒐᔭᖅᑐᑎᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕈᑎᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᐊᕐᓗᓂ.  ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐊᑐᕈᕕᐅᒃ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖅ, ᐅᓪᓗᓕᒫᖅᑕᕐᓗᑎᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᒋᔭᐅᓕᕋᔭᖅᑐᑎᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᓯᓐᓈᑦ ᓄᓘᔮᓂ.! ᐃᓱᒪᒃᓴᖅᓯᐅᕈᑕᐅᓂᐊᕈᕕᑦ ᒪᓕᒋᐊᖃᕐᓂᐊᖅᑕᑎᑦ ᒪᑯᐊ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᒋᐊᓖᑦ:

  • ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᐊᓗᖕᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕌᓂᒡᓗᓂ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᔾᔪᑎᒥᒃ
  • ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐱᐊᓂᒃᓯᒪᓗᓂ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑕᐅᒋᐊᓕᖕᓂᑦ ᑕᓪᓕᒪᓂᒃ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑕᐅᒋᐊᓕᖕᓂᑦ (GED) ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕈᑏᑦ
  • ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐱᐊᓂᒃᑕᐅᑦᓯᐊᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᕆᒍᒪᔭᒥᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕈᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃ
  • ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐱᐊᓂᒃᑕᐅᑦᓯᐊᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᕆᔭᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᓯᓐᓈᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕈᑎᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕌᓂᒃᑕᐅᒋᐊᓕᖕᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᓯᓚᑦᑐᖅᓴᕐᕕᐊᓂ

ᑐᑭᓯᒋᐊᒃᑲᓐᓂᕈᒪᒍᕕᒃ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖅ, ᕿᒥᕐᕈᔪᓐᓇᖅᑕᑎᑦ ᐃᓂᐅᔪᑦ ᒪᓂᒪᔪᑦ ᑕᕆᓴᐅᔭᒃᑯᑦ, ᓇᕿᓪᓗᒍ ᐅᓇ. ᖃᐅᔨᒪᒍᕕᑦ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐊᓯᖏᓂᑦ ᕿᑭᖅᑕᓃᓐᖔᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐃᓚᐅᒍᒪᓗᑎᑦ ᑐᒃᓯᕋᕆᐊᒃᓴᖅ ᑕᒪᑐᒥᖓ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᒧᑦ, ᕿᒥᕐᕈᔪᓐᓇᖅᑕᑎᑦ ᐃᓂᐅᔪᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᓯᓐᓈᕈᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᑦ ᒪᓂᒪᔪᑦ ᐃᓂᐅᔪᑦ ᐅᕙᓂ.   ᖃᐅᔨᒋᐊᕐᕕᒋᔪᓐᓇᖅᑕᑎᑦ ᐃᓚᖓᑦ ᕿᑭᖅᑕᓂ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᑦ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᓄᓘᔮᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓄᑦ ᑐᓴᐅᒪᑎᑦᑎᔨ.  ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᓯᓐᓈᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᕐᓗᓂ ᓴᖅᑭᐅᒪᑎᑕᐅᔪᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑐᒋᑦ ᕿᑭᖅᑕᓂ ᐱᓕᒻᒪᒃᓴᐃᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᓯᓂᖅ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᒃᓴᓄᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑎᒌᒍᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ (Q-STEP) ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖅ.