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These resources apply ONLY to New Brunswick.

For more resources that apply to ALL of Canada, including New Brunswick, see: Canada Resources

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New Brunswick ISET agreement holders

New Brunswick ISET program scope

Indigenous Skills Employment Training (ISET), previously known as ASETS, funding typically pays for tuition, books, fees, equipment & supplies for:

  1. up to six month job trade skill courses, e.g. construction, plumbing, electrician, welding
  2. two year college diploma, e.g. practical nursing
  3. the last year of a university program, bachelor, masters, doctorate
  4. possibly high school upgrade GED

Skills training programs that give certificates or diplomas and are specifically recognized and accepted by the industry are usually
eligible for ISET funding.

Some ISET groups also cover:

  1. wage subsidy to specific employer to help qualified person obtain employment in their chosen field
  2. apprenticeships
  3. summer student
  4. self employment
  5. applicants that can demonstrate great financial need may submit documentation requesting funding for travel / living expenses

For specific lists of which affiliations are served in New Brunswick, see:

List of New Brunswick ISET agreement holders

CityGroupContactPhoneEmail
Eel Ground North Shore Micmac District Council Inc Michael Girouard506-627-4611michaelg@nb.aibn.com
Fredericton Mawiw Council Inc Cougar Dennis506-472-1232redcougardennis.mawiw@efned.ca
Fredericton New Brunswick Aboriginal Peoples Council  506-458-8422 
Fredericton Wolastoqey Tribal Council Inc Katherine Milley506-459-6341katherine.milley@wolastoqey.ca

Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC)

The Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) has ISET funding to pay for skills training, similar to CAP.

The key difference is that NWAC is FOR WOMEN ONLY, all affiliations, Status, Non-Status, Métis & Inuit.

NWAC ISET (previously known as ASETS) program scope

NWAC ISET funding typically pays for:

  1. six month job trade skill courses, e.g. construction, plumbing, electrician, welding
  2. two year college diploma, e.g. practical nursing
  3. the last year of a university program, bachelor, masters, doctorate
  4. possibly high school upgrade GED

Skills training programs that give certificates or diplomas and are specifically recognized and accepted by the industry are usually
eligible for ISET funding.

NWAC New Brunswick affiliate: Indigenous Women of the Wabanaki Territories (website)

Fredericton contact is: Lorie Leon, 506-206-8220, lorie@iwwt.ca

New Brunswick Non-Status First Nation Resources

These ISET funded groups are available to New Brunswick Non-Status First Nation.

See additional resources in Quick Start Guide

New Brunswick Métis Resources

Canadian Métis Council (website)

training programs?

Other Métis Resources

See additional resources in Quick Start Guide

New Brunswick Inuit Resources

These ISET funded groups are available to New Brunswick Inuit.

ITK has an education training program for all Inuit, see: ITK Amaujaq

See additional resources in Quick Start Guide

New Brunswick Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour (website)

You must live in New Brunswick for 1 year to be eligible.

Benefits

New Brunswick Friendship Centers (Map List)

Friendship Centers may have some funding from other government programs, usually not ISET

List of New Brunswick Friendship Centers

CityFriendship CenterContactPhoneEmail
FrederictonUnder One Sky Friendship Center Patsy506-458-9269patr.mck@gmail.com

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Updated: 2020/07/24