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Workplace training for businesses

SGEI’s Training for Employment team provides online and in-person training programs to help your employees meet the demands of the workplace. Whether you’re looking to train new hires or upskill your existing staff, our team can assist with workplace specific and/or transferrable soft skills to help your staff thrive in your unique workplace. See our list of available programming below. To request more information, email

Training for First Nations communities

Would you like to organize training for your community? SGEI partners with First Nations communities in the Treaty #3 area to deliver customizable training in your home community. SGEI’s Training for Employment team will work closely with you to design a training program that suits your community members’ needs, whether that be helping individuals prepare for employment or a specific role. See our list of available programming below. To request more information, email

Let us know what kind of training programs would work for your business or First Nations community! Complete the following brief survey, and one of our Training for Employment staff members will reach out to you with training options.

Apply to an upcoming training program

Are you looking for work? Enhance your resume and apply to one of our Ontario-approved Micro-credential programs today. Our Training for Employment team provides valuable hands-on learning opportunities to help individuals prepare for employment.

SP100 Wildland Firefighter Training

The 40-hour Wildland Firefighter Training course intensely focuses on safety and prepares participants to assume the role of an entry-level forest fire crew member. This course is mandatory for MNR Fire Rangers and private contract firefighters. 

  • Dates: April 22-26, 2024
  • Location: SGEI Fort Frances campus
  • Cost: Free. Some participants may be eligible to earn a training allowance (hourly wage) while completing this training.

To apply, participants must

  1. Complete SGEI’s online application form
  2. Apply to the AFFES Hiring Database

Service Wire Technician Training

The Service Wire Technician Training Program is designed to provide comprehensive instruction for individuals interested in pursuing employment opportunities while contributing to community development and advancing their careers. This specialized training equips participants with the essential skills certifications and knowledge necessary to safely work within the Service Wire and Fiber Optics Professions.

  • Dates: May 6-31, 2024
  • Location: Quetico Lodge and Conference Center, Atikokan
  • Cost: Free. Tuition, training wages and weekly transportation provided by SGEI. Bonus provided to participants upon program completion.
  • Eligibility: Open to individuals aged 18-30 living on reserve receiving income assistance.

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Learn more about this training at our upcoming Information Sessions:

  • April 8, 2024 from 1-4 pm at the Kenora campus
  • April 9, 2024 from 1-4 at the Fort Frances campus

Other training we offer

Other Ontario-approved Micro-credential training programs we offer include, but are not limited to:

  • Career prep
  • Computer applications
  • Construction and Forestry Safety
  • Construction Craft Worker
  • Culinary Foundations
  • Custodian
  • Education Assistant
  • Employment Readiness
  • First Responder
  • Freshwater Angling Guide
  • Front Desk Agent
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Heritage Interpreter
  • Hospitality Skills for Camp Services
  • Housekeeper
  • Leadership Development
  • Residential Trades
  • Small Engines Repair
  • Wilderness First Aid
  • Workplace Literacy and Essential Skills

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