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In partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Wasaya Airways, OSHKI-WENJACK is offering a 9 week Airport ManagementTraining Program followed by a paid 3 week work placement. This program is designed to position community members for local employment at community airports and/or transition to further education and training opportunities for jobs in the aviation industry.
 

Location

Quetico Lodge and Conference Centre

Quetico Learning Centre is on 100 acres on 1 km of shoreline on Eva Lake just outside of Atikoan It’s 17 buildings include a conference centre, recreational centre (with fitness facilities, library, craft studio, lounges), dining hall, office building, plants, tennis courts and action sports park.

Admission

Grade 10 or construction and Skilled Trades (CAST) test; must be age 18 or over, unemployed or underemployed, out of school.
Note: Travel, accommodations, weekly allowance and dependent care allowance will be provided for participants.

Courses

Work Readiness

This program is specifically designed to assist trainees development with personal, interpersonal and employment skills required to obtain and maintain employment.
Employers are looking for workers who have the following: oral communication, writing, working with others;workplace literacy and numeracy skills to complete workplace tasks accurately, job task planning, organizing, critical thinking and problem solving, as well as learning for work and adapting to change.

Ministry Transportation Ontario Airport Operations

Training for the position of Airport Foreperson who is responsible for all services, facilities,personnel, equipment, supplies, enforcement of MTO and community directives, all operation and maintenance procedures including security and safety programs.

Heavy Equipment Operator

Each student will receive in-class training covering a wide variety of safety and procedural topics. In-field training will be done for the Rubber Tire Backhoe Loader, the Bulldozer and the Excavator. At this point all students will receive Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development Private Career College Certification for all 3 pieces of Equipment along with a hot of other certifications. The Heavy Equipment Training Program will give students a definite advantage when seeking employment in the Industry.

Take Charge

This course concentrates on life-skills, using the digital creative arts mediums to develop skills of teamwork, organization, writing, working with deadlines, being accountable, having integrity and producing quality. Gain leadership development skills and the competencies to develop and implement a project from start to finish.

Mental Health First Aid

Pre-Trades

You will gain exposure to and practical experience with a variety of machines and equipment lubrication. You may find yourself in a garage or outdoors in different types of weather. The abilities that make you successful in this industry are your good vision, hearing and sense of smell.

First Aid/CPR/WHIMIS

Life Skills


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For More Information

Contact Us

Andrea Ackewance
Airport Management Coordinator

Toll Free: 1-866-636-7454
Phone: 807-626-1877
E-mail: aackewance@oshki.ca

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