Online Indigenous Awareness Training
We have excellent online training options that are easy to access no matter where you live or work. Our online courses help remove some of the barriers to learning. Online training is more affordable, accessible anywhere, and progress is at your own time and pace.
Available in French and English
Our website and all online courses are available in both English and French!
Use the language switcher located in the Resources menu or the icons at the bottom of every page.
Our online courses are designed for everyone – you do not need a degree. They are broken up into useful sections and you can start and stop as often as you like.
You can take 101 and 201 independently. You do not need to take both courses although some students choose to.
You must complete the 201 Certification before taking any 300 level course.
311 Indigenous Communication & Consultation
The Indigenous Communication & Consultation course builds from the foundation-level Certification course with special focus on engagement and interaction. It takes about 2-5 hours to complete.
Upon completion, each participant can print out their own Certificate of Specialization – Indigenous Communication & Consultation or order a framed print online.
The Indigenous Communication & Consultation course is designed to help organizations and individuals identify how to effectively interact and communicate with Indigenous community leadership, members, Elders and contractors. Anyone working directly with Indigenous Peoples within their community, and those seeking to develop projects with Indigenous partners, will benefit from understanding and building a strategic framework for better engagement, relationships, and outcomes.
This course is very popular with commercial organizations and anyone working directly with Indigenous communities or people. It is a critical skill set for staff involved with negotiations, commercial agreements, shared development projects, community outreach, and for those in policy-making roles.
321 Indigenous Employment Outreach, Recruit and Retain
The Indigenous Employment Outreach, Recruit, and Retain course builds from the foundation-level Certification course with special focus on company culture and employment considerations. It takes about 2-5 hours to complete.
Upon completion, each participant can print out their own Certificate of Specialization – Indigenous Outreach, Recruitment, and Retention or order a framed print online.
The Indigenous Employment Outreach, Recruit, and Retain course is designed for community leaders, HR professionals, hiring mangers, executives and anyone seeking to build an inclusive environment to support and leverage the benefits of improved employment outcomes with their Indigenous partners and employees. This course will teach you how to effectively Outreach, Recruit, Retain, and Develop qualified Indigenous employees. It will also help you create a welcoming environment for all staff.
This course is very popular with any organization, government, or individual working directly with HR, hiring, new business development, sales teams, the Board of Directors, management/leadership/teams, recruiting, and anyone in a supervisory capacity. This is a core component for anyone wanting to increase their understanding and empathy, improve their interpersonal skills, and become more effective communicators.