SHORT TERM REGIONAL TRAINING

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Kawerak, Inc.
    P.O. Box 948
    Nome, AK 99762

  • 800.450.4341
    907.443.4358
  • 907.443.4485
  • intake@kawerak.org

Kawerak sponsors and coordinates short-term regional trainings to enhance occupational skills, achieve re-certification or attain certification. Trainings are coordinated with each community in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound Region, partnering organizations, and regional employers. Trainings are designed to prepare for local employment opportunities as funding permits. Participant eligibility may vary for each training program.

Examples of short-term regional training programs are:
Construction Safety, Boiler & Appliance Repair, Carpentry, Certified Nurse Assistant, Residential Electricity & Plumbing, Heavy Equipment Operation, Driver’s License, Flagging, Hazwoper Certification, Welding, Energy Efficiency, Quickbooks, Grant Writing, Specialty Craft Making, Occupational Endorsement, etc.

Upcoming Training
April 13-18 Wildland Firefighter & CPR Training (Nome)
April 22-26 MSHA  (White Mountain)
April 22-26 Hazwoper 40hr + Refresher (Unalakleet)
April 29-May 3 Adult Drivers Education (Nome)
May 1-3 OSHA 10 + Flagger Course (White Mountain)
May 13-17 Emergency Trauma Technician (Golovin)
June 3-7 Adult Drivers Education (Nome)

How the Training Calendar Gets Decided

Kawerak’s Short-term Regional Training Program works with each community to identify upcoming local employment opportunities and needed occupational skill development required to maintain tribal member employment. Funding sources, trainers and other resources are prioritized to the best advantage of the region.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be Tribal Members of one of Kawerak’s member communities and reside in the region. Members from Nome Eskimo Community must apply through their IRA to provide funding. Trainees must be willing to attend training daily for the entire length of the training period. Kawerak can provide supportive services for Tribal Members if requested before the training begins, as funding allows. Examples of supportive services are travel to the training site, lodging, course fees, required clothing, etc.

Application Process

  • Complete the Training Program Application
  • Submit Tribal Enrollment Verification (all applicants must be tribally Enrolled within the Bering Straits Region)
  • Submit a copy of your State Birth Certificate
  • Submit a copy of your Social Security Card
  • If Male, Submit Proof of Selective Service Enrollment (we can assist in verifying this for you)
  • Complete an Intake Form and Individual Education or Employment Plan

Post-Training

  • Training participants are required to complete a follow-up questionnaire 90 days after training completion

Kawerak sponsors and coordinates short-term regional trainings to enhance occupational skills, achieve re-certification or attain certification. Trainings are coordinated with each community in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound Region, partnering organizations, and regional employers. Trainings are designed to prepare for local employment opportunities as funding permits. Participant eligibility may vary for each training program.

Examples of short-term regional training programs are:
Construction Safety, Boiler & Appliance Repair, Carpentry, Certified Nurse Assistant, Residential Electricity & Plumbing, Heavy Equipment Operation, Driver’s License, Flagging, Hazwoper Certification, Welding, Energy Efficiency, Quickbooks, Grant Writing, Specialty Craft Making, Occupational Endorsement, etc.

Upcoming Training
February 18-22 Boiler Maintenance and Repair (Golovin)
April 1-5 Adult Drivers Education (Nome)
April 8-13 CDL Written Prep (Nome)
April 8-13 Intro to Heavy Equipment (Nome)
April 18-13 Wildland Firefighter & CPR Training (Nome)
April 29-May 3 Adult Drivers Education (Nome)
June 3-7 Adult Drivers Education (Nome)

How the Training Calendar Gets Decided

Kawerak’s Short-term Regional Training Program works with each community to identify upcoming local employment opportunities and needed occupational skill development required to maintain tribal member employment. Funding sources, trainers and other resources are prioritized to the best advantage of the region.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be Tribal Members of one of Kawerak’s member communities and reside in the region. Members from Nome Eskimo Community must apply through their IRA to provide funding. Trainees must be willing to attend training daily for the entire length of the training period. Kawerak can provide supportive services for Tribal Members if requested before the training begins, as funding allows. Examples of supportive services are travel to the training site, lodging, course fees, required clothing, etc.

Application Process

  • Complete the Training Program Application
  • Submit Tribal Enrollment Verification (all applicants must be tribally Enrolled within the Bering Straits Region)
  • Submit a copy of your State Birth Certificate
  • Submit a copy of your Social Security Card
  • If Male, Submit Proof of Selective Service Enrollment (we can assist in verifying this for you)
  • Complete an Intake Form and Individual Education or Employment Plan

Post-Training

  • Training participants are required to complete a follow-up questionnaire 90 days after training completion

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Kawerak, Inc.
    P.O. Box 948
    Nome, AK 99762

  • 800.450.4341
    907.443.4358
  • 907.443.4485
  • intake@kawerak.org