National Occupational Standards – Aboriginal Communities


ECO Canada’s BEAHR Training Programs are a series of culturally relevant, skills-based environmental training programs for Aboriginal learners (First Nation, Métis, and Inuit). Each program is community-based and inclusive of Aboriginal culture and local knowledge. For more information, please visit

BEAHR Training Programs are developed in accordance with our National Occupational Standards (NOS), a detailed list of competencies required to perform successfully in a particular occupation. They describe the standard acceptable skills and knowledge required of environmental professionals in the areas of core knowledge, transferable competencies and technical skills.

The following reports feature NOS developed for specific BEAHR training areas: