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Sanatuliqsarvik's success recognized in the Legislative Assembly

The success of the trades centre in Rankin Inlet was recently celebrated by The Honourable Paul Quassa, Minister Responsible for Nunavut Arctic College. Since 2010, numerous training levels have been accredited for program delivery:

Electrician – Levels 1 & 2

Plumber-Gasfitter – Levels 1 & 2

Housing Maintainer – Levels 1,2 & 3

Oil Burner Mechanics – Levels 1 & 2

Carpenter Programs – Levels 1, 2, 3 & 4

In 2013, Level 3 Oil Burner Mechanics met accreditation requirements, followed by the Oil Burner Mechanics Trades Qualification Program in 2016.

Speaking in the legislative assembly, Minister Quassa recognized Sanatuliqsarvik’s contribution to trades training for Pre-apprenticeship and Apprenticeship programs.

“I would like to recognize the following individuals that have either received, or are eligible to receive Interprovincial Certification in their respective Trades stemming from training at taken at Sanatuliqsarvik.”

  • Brandon Oolooyuk of Rankin Inlet for successfully completing his technical training and passing his Interprovincial Exam in the Electrician Trade.
  • Lundy Manik of Arviat for successfully completing his technical training and passing his Interprovincial Examination in Plumber /GasfitterTrade.
  • Ted Lachance of Rankin Inlet for successfully completing his apprenticeship and achieving his Interprovincial Certification in Carpenter Program.
  • Aaron Pilakapsi of Rankin Inlet for successfully completing his apprenticeship and achieving his Interprovincial Certification in the Oil Burner Mechanic Trade.

Minister Quassa also noted that Noah Paniyuq, former Electrician Instructor achieved his Interprovincial Certification while employed with the College.

“Trades training at Sanatuliqsarvik represents all Regions of Nunavut for those wishing to pursue Apprenticeship opportunities. The credit of this success belongs to the interest and efforts of the students and the dedication of their instructors,” he said.

To date, more than 30 apprentices have achieved Journeyman Certification.

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