Program details

What you will learn:

The AZH Program focuses on providing empowerment through five main components:

  1. Education (Gikino’amaadiwigamig)
  2. Culture (Anishinaabe bimaadiziwin)
  3. Language (Anishinaabemodaa)
  4. Wellness (Mino Ayaawin)
  5. Life Skills and Job Prep (Ozhiitaa’aa ji’anookit).

Those who haven’t completed high school will have the opportunity to work towards their GED/OSSD and those interested in pursuing college or university will have the opportunity to complete college prep courses.

Certifications:

AZH program graduates will graduate this program with a certificate of completion, First Aid/CPR, WHMIS, Mental Health First Aid, and other industry-recognized certificates.

Start date: September 2022

Length: 9 months (Sept. to May)

Schedule: 9am to 3pm, Monday to Friday

Cost: Free

Location: Fort Frances, ON

Who is eligible?

The AZH program is limited to 20 spots. To be eligible, applicants must be First Nations and 18 years of age or older.

Learner supports

For learners that require assistance, SGEI may be able to provide extra support. Depending on your circumstances, SGEI may be able to provide paid learning opportunities, housing and/or childcare. Be sure to include your needs in your online application.

Apply online

Applications are now closed for 2022/23.

If you are not selected for the Azhemiinigoziwin program, SGEI can provide you with referrals to other SGEI or community programming.

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