Recreation Vehicle Service Technician Designated as a Trade

The Recreation Vehicle Service Technician (RVST) is now a designated, apprenticeable trade in Saskatchewan, according to the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC). Recreation Vehicle Service Technicians inspect, diagnose, service, repair, replace and overhaul all systems and components on recreation vehicles.  This includes exterior and interior components, electrical, plumbing, and propane gas components; appliances, structural frames and towing systems … Read More

Women in Technology and Trades Mentorship Program

The Women in Trades & Technology Department of Saskatchewan Polytechnic is launching a mentorship program to link female students enrolled in traditionally male trades with experienced women in trades and technology careers. The program is looking for female apprentices or journeypersons who would be interested in becoming mentors. If you are interested, please send your contact information to witt@saskpolytech.ca. Please … Read More

Nominate an Outstanding Employer or Instructor!

The Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) is calling for nominations for an Outstanding Employer and Outstanding Instructor Award. We ask that you consider nominating a deserving employer or instructor for these awards. Nominations extended to September 17th, 2015. There will be two Outstanding Employer Awards – one for organizations with more than 50 employees; one for organizations with fewer … Read More

National Apprenticeship Survey

The National Apprenticeship Survey (NAS) will be conducted by Statistics Canada from September 2015 to February 2016. Apprentices’ voices are important and should be heard! If you were an apprentice between 2011 and 2013 and are contacted by Statistics Canada to complete the NAS, please take the time to respond. Participating is easy and secure! You can do your telephone … Read More

Sprinkler Systems Installer Public Consultations

The Sprinkler Systems Installer trade is seeking feedback from industry and the public on their application for compulsory designation status. Two important requirements for the application include that industry/the public: 1. Be satisfied that implementation of the recommendation will result in improved occupational health and safety and public safety. 2. Be satisfied that the implementation of the recommendation will benefit … Read More

Yorkton Hairstylist Practical Exam

Hairstylist apprentices in the Yorkton area – are you ready to complete your practical examination? A practical exam is scheduled in Yorkton for September 21, 2015. If you are a hairstylist apprentice and have successfully completed your written exam, you are eligible to apply for your practical exam to become a journeyperson. Please contact Sask Apprenticeship at 1-877-363-0536 if you … Read More