CCATEC Program Criteria:

Participants must be:

Of First Nation descent (status, non-status or Inuit)
Must be unemployed
Legally entitled to work in Canada
No longer by law required to attend school (with the exception of the Summer Student Program)


Employment Skills Development (ESD)
To assist groups who have similar training needs, employment objectives and employment barriers.
Training Assistance Purchase (TAP)
To purchase seats in identified training courses and/or workshops from private and public training agencies for a group or individual.
Employment Insurance Job Creation (EIJC)
To assist individuals who are on or have received EI benefits within the last three to five years with employment initiatives.
Summer Career Placement (SCP)
To assist students with meaningful and/or career related work experience.
Staff Development (SD)
To assist employers in providing training for employees whose job is at risk or having their employment terminated
Training on the Job (TOJ)
To provide hands-on work experience which will lead to continued and permanent employment.
Disability Program (DIS)
To assist disabled individuals and/or groups with training as required for employment.
Youth Program (YTH)
To assist youth that have employment barriers and face difficulty finding and/or keeping employment.
Organizational Development (OD)
To assist First Nations Bands and Organizations with obtaining outside assistance to help with program activities.
Childcare (CC)
To support initiatives designed to increase the supply of quality First Nations childcare spaces, on-reserve, for children between the ages of 0-6 years with working or studying parents

Employment Assistance Services

Providing assistance to unemployed status, non-status and Inuit individuals

What you will gain:

How to explore your employment and career needs
How to access labour market information
Finding information about training, resources, and current job openings
Planning for your future


One-on-one support and employment counseling
Refer individuals for training and education as necessary
Assist First Nations individuals who are having difficulty entering and remaining in the workforce

Support Services Include:

Resume development
Cover letter development
Employment referrals
Interview techniques
Job Searches
Contact Us
205-197 North Second Avenue
Williams Lake, BC
V2G 1Z5
Phone: 250-392-2510
Fax: 250-392-2570
Monday to Friday
8:30am - 12:00pm
12:30pm - 4:00pm
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Cariboo Chilcotin Aboriginal Training Employment Centre Society
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The Government of Canada has contributed funding to this initiative.
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