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ABOUT NWAC's NAP
The Native Women’s Association of Canada’s National Apprenticeship Program (NAP) is designed to connect Indigenous women, Two-Spirit, transgender, and gender-diverse people with small and medium-sized businesses to build skills and address labour shortages across Canada. Elevate your business practices by prioritizing diversity and reconciliation through inclusive hiring.
hire an apprentice through NWAC's NAP
Employers who join the National Apprenticeships Program will receive an initial $10,000 for the hiring of a new, first-year apprentice in a Red Seal Trade, an incentive to:
Enterprises will receive a maximum financial incentive of $20,000 for a maximum of two newly created positions per year for Indigenous women, Two-Spirit, transgender, and gender-diverse individuals.
Your business is eligible for participation if it:
- Has 499 or fewer paid employees
- Has the facilities and equipment to adequately transfer skills to the apprentice(s)
- Can meet any regulations applying to your trade, such as wage rates and ratios
Registration is as easy as...
STEP 1: Sign up
STEP 2: Post a job
STEP 3: Hire an apprentice
STEP 4: Register the apprenticeship in your region
STEP 5: Receive funding
Who is NWAC?
The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is a national Indigenous organization representing political voices of Indigenous women, girls, Two-Spirit, transgender, and gender-diverse people in Canada. NWAC is inclusive of First Nations—on- and off-reserve, status, non-status, and disenfranchised—Inuit, and Métis. An aggregate of Indigenous women’s organizations from across the country, NWAC was founded on a collective goal to enhance, promote, and foster the social, economic, cultural, and political well-being of Indigenous women, girls, Two-Spirit, transgender, and gender-diverse people in their respective communities and for Canada at large.
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