WBF and NorQuest create pre-trades program for Aboriginal women

January 27, 2016

NorQuest College and trades-training organization Women Building Futures (WBF) have partnered to provide academic readiness training for women in Edmonton. The program is designed with a focus on supporting Aboriginal women during their studies, but is open to all women interested in writing their trades entrance exam. WBF will be responsible for delivering curriculum, instruction, and support, while NorQuest is providing facility space and referrals. “This program is designed specifically to address the needs of Aboriginal women who are struggling to meet the academic entrance requirements for many of WBF’s pre-trades training programs,” said Corey Wells, WBF Aboriginal Engagement Advisor. NorQuest