ATEC, the Aboriginal Training & Employment Cooperative is a collaborative and mutually supportive venture of four organizations who conduct operations and provide employment and training services to Aboriginal clients from a shared location at 10757-138 Street in Surrey, British Columbia. ATEC partners include ACCESS, MNBC, SASET and BladeRunners.

ACCESS is the only urban ASETS (Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy) holder in British Columbia. We offer employment assistance services to the Urban Aboriginal population in Metro Vancouver and provide administration of the ASETS Agreement for Musqueum, Shishalh, Squamish, Tsawwassen & Tseil-Waututh First Nations. At ACCESS, we endeavor to empower our clients by securing the education and skills to compete effectively in today’s job market. Striving to develop partnerships with organizations, companies and educational institutions ACCESS creates a win, win situation for all: For more information visit: www.accessfutures.com
The Métis Nation British Columbia administers the Métis Employment & Training Program (METP) to improve the employment potential, earning capacity and self-sufficiency of Métis people in British Columbia. For more information visit: www.mnbc.ca
Sto:lo Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training (SASET) provides Aboriginal Employment and Training Services to First Nation and Inuit working age population in the Fraser Valley catchment area, that extends from Surrey to Boston Bar and Samahquam, Skatin, Douglas, Lil’wat and N’Quatqua First Nations.
The SASET Vision aspires to assist all First Nations and Inuit persons in our service area to reach their full training and employment potential. For more information visit:www.saset.ca

BladeRunners™ is a highly successful provincial program that has received numerous awards and distinctions of recognition since its inception 16 years ago. It is an employment training model for at-risk-youth between 18 and 30 years old who have multiple barriers to employment. Participants receive job readiness skills, on-the-job training which is sometimes subsidized, and unparalleled support from their BladeRunners Coordinator(s) and peers. For more information visit: www.saset.ca/bladerunners.html



10757 138 Street,
Surrey, BC V3T 4K8
Phone: 778-395-0385
Fax: 604-581-0944


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