Professional Development

About the Program

Allows the client to acquire the vocational skills required for a given job. The outcome is for the client in becoming more competitive within the labour market within a short period of time by obtaining certification in a new field or occupation.


  • Be a registered Kanesatake Band Member

  • Meet with the Employment & Training Counselor prior to registration and start date of the vocational course

  • Meet the enrolment eligibility of the training institution

  • Not have received previous funding for another type of training from the Employment & Training within the past two years unless you want to upgrade yourself in the same field

  • Bring your transcript of the past studies, or diploma

  • Bring your birth certificate

  • Bring information of the training Institute of your chosen studies

  • Must be a person without income

  • A person currently receiving Employment Insurance (E.I.) benefits, and/ or having received E.I. benefits in the past five (5) years or having received maternity/ parental benefits in the past five (5) years

  • A self- employed worker

  • Living within J0N1E0
  • An employed person wishing to take training or change career goals

  • A person receiving income security ( Social Assistance, Pensioners, etc.)

  • Proof that you considered, or looked into the Labour Market ( newspaper, location of these jobs, knowledge of the organization, etc.) or letter confirming that you are returning to previous employers after program completed

Please take note that applications for all  funding requests must be  submitted to  KETSC at  least 60 days before the official start date of the training to allow for adequate time to review and process the request.

Applications will be  approved based on  the criteria met and funding availability. All application forms can be found below


Monday to Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm


Phone: (450) 479-8373 ext. 301
Address: 14C Joseph Swan Road, Kanesatake, QC, CA, J0N1E0