Questions and answers
Why do we need recognition from non-Indigenous sources to do the work that we do in our communities?
- The RAC process is not to replace community recognition processes. Rather it is a way to open the doors to professional opportunities within or beyond your community (professional mobility) and better financial remunaration for the work that you already do.
I developed a youth program. Is that considered as experience?
- All your experiences count if they are related to the competencies of a recognized program of study. Developing a youth program would definitely fit within the competencies of the Indigenous Community Worker Program
I worked in my fathers’ business for 5 years, does that count?
- Work within the family business counts as well. In this case it could be considered for Indigenous Retail Manager Program.
How do I know if I have enough experience to complete the RAC process?
- Remember that all of your experience counts. If you need help to choose the program that best fit your experience, contact Johanne Laroche, your RAC counselor.
What is the cost of completing a RAC process?
- The admission and registration fees add up to 100$ and the Recognition of Acquired of Competencies fees are 40$ per compentency up to a maximum of 500$.
What are the different payment options available?
- You can pay in several installments either online by certified cheque or money order.