Preparing you for success
The NorthWest Skills Institute is an industry focused training organization
Preparing for success
The NorthWest Skills Institute is an industry focused training organization. Our programs prepare you for success.
For individuals seeking amazing careers, we offer a comprehensive selection of technical courses and vocational certificate programs to fill high-demand occupations in industries critical to our economy. Programs are offered on-line and face-to-face to allow greater learning flexibility.
For employers, we offer health and safety training as well as an assortment of short duration, face-to-face training to upskill your employees in key business areas. Our train-the-trainer programs are designed to teach you, or your staff, how to teach virtually any subject to your workforce.
For non-profit and social benefit organizations, we are your training partner for employment and skills training programs to prepare clients for job readiness and employment.
Our specialized team of curriculum developers, instructors, and subject matter experts can create and deliver specialized and customized training for any industry.
NGen Canada's AMPUP Program
Up to 75% off select manufacturing certifications
Co-invest in your future by upskilling your manufacturing workers. Select courses are being offered at a discount to NGen members to help ensure manufacturing can up skill its workforce and new hires.
AMPUP Program Highlights:
- Steep Discount on select programs for NGen Members
- Web-based certifications
- Can be completed from home or office
- NGen Membership is free
|Program||Regular Price||NGen Member AMPUP Price|
|Advanced Manufacturing Technician||$1,920.00||$480.00|
|Manufacturing Productivity (Lean/6 Sigma)||$2,450.00||$612.00|
|Mechatronics & Industrial Automation Technician||$2,980.00||$745.00|
Under this program, NGen will provide funding to offset the cost of skills training for Canadian manufacturing enterprises to up skill their workers.
The MESA helps people and organisations learn how their essential skills compare to the requirements of production operators. It also helps those with skill gaps build the needed skills.
Employee Readiness Tool
Manufacturing Essential Skills Assessment (MESA)
Research shows that people with strong essential skills find work more easily, keep jobs longer and earn more money.
The MESA features:
- Assessments that test reading, document use and numeracy skills. Questions are customized to manufacturing.
- Access to free online learning activities to help you address your skill gaps. You can only use the website if you agree to share your test results.
Mandatory Rules Generator
Joint Health & Safety "Rules of Procedure" (JHSCROP)
Stay compliant with a JHSC "Rules of Procedure" customised for your company's needs.
The JHSCROP Generator features:
- Personalised "Rules of Procedure" with your company logo
- Add your committee conditions according to JHSC guidelines
- Generates printer friendly PDF for easy sharing
Our association members highly recommend the training provided by Northwest Skills Institute.
We have an increase in employee productivity after finishing the group training