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Apprentice Mentoring

Workforce Development

The Apprentice Mentoring Program (AMP) was developed by a group of industry stakeholders as a best practice of the Construction Owners Association of Alberta (COAA). It is provided to companies free of charge, and is intended to help improve the skills and knowledge of apprentices on a work site so they are more able to effectively contribute to a project’s success. The key benefits and potential cost savings associated with this program will arise from improvements in areas such as safety, teamwork, quantity and quality of work, attendance and turnover, scheduling, reduced rework, and usage of tools, equipment and materials. This best practice was developed in 2007 at the request of the COAA Workforce Development Committee.

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The Construction Owners Association of Alberta recognizes that COAA’s office in Edmonton is located within Treaty 6 Territory and within the Métis homelands and Métis Nation of Alberta Region 4. We further acknowledge that what we call Alberta is the traditional and ancestral territory of many peoples, presently subject to Treaties 6, 7, and 8. Namely: the Blackfoot Confederacy – Kainai, Piikani, and Siksika – the Cree, Dene, Saulteaux, Nakota Sioux, Stoney Nakoda, and the Tsuu T’ina Nation and the Métis People of Alberta. We acknowledge the many First Nations, Métis and Inuit who have lived in and cared for these lands for generations and we are grateful for the traditional Knowledge Keepers and Elders who are still with us today and those who have gone before us. We make this acknowledgement as an act of reconciliation and gratitude to those whose territory we reside on or are visiting.