New Tuition-Free Program at NEC

IREP

The Indigenous Recycling Employment Entry Program is 3 months long and will provide essential skills training for Indigenous youth and adult participants and job placement at a recycling or materials management facility. A combination of essential skills, cultural components, specific detailed training in the field of recycling will provide Indigenous participants with access to careers in recycling technician.

The program incorporates Indigenous cultural components to support student retention. At the NEC these will include Elders, Indigenous support staff, cultural events, cultural activities, and various guest speakers. The recycling industry requires well prepared workers and some Indigenous people have an affinity for entry level jobs in a safe and secure environment. Visit IREP for more info or to apply.