Recruit in the Indigenous CommunityRecruit in the Indigenous Community

Making the Connection: Aboriginal People and Construction Employment

A How-to-Guide for Aboriginal Construction Career Awareness, Recruitment and Retention

This Guide will improve your awareness of the Aboriginal community. It will help you with access to Aboriginal workers and will show you how to take action with ASETs and other Aboriginal groups.

Get the most out of this Guide by reading Section 1 first

You can find out who to approach, how to work with them and what approach to take in Section 2.

Create awareness and interest in construction work by following the suggestions in section 3.

Section 5 explains how you can communicate job opportunities and develop referral partnerships.

Ways to improve hiring and retention are covered in Section 6. The section includes information on Aboriginal and workplace culture.

Reach the Aboriginal workforce:

The ASET (Aboriginal Skills, Employment and Training) holder in your area can help you find qualified workers where you operate.

or locate an office using Google Maps:

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Locate a training program:

Learn where you can improve your skills. Find the type of training you need.

or locate an office using Google Maps:

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The Construction Sector Council has resources that can help you:

Training
Online courses and other materials to help improve everything from safety, through mentoring to supervision

 

Labour Market Information
Detailed information on construction labour needs in your region, to help you plan for the future