Sprinkler Fitter To Be Designated a Compulsory Trade

Effective January 2019, Sprinkler Fitter will be designated as a compulsory trade in Saskatchewan – the first trade to be designated as compulsory in the province since 1988. A Sprinkler Fitter Compulsory Taskforce, made up of industry representatives from across Saskatchewan, submitted an application demonstrating widespread support for this designation. Those working in compulsory trades must be either apprentices or … Read More

Fee Updates

Saskatchewan Apprenticeship is committed to maintaining a responsive, industry-driven apprenticeship and certification system that meets labour market needs. In order to meet this mandate, we are raising a couple of fees. These increases will allow us to continue providing our clients with timely, high-quality services, and will help ensure the long-term sustainability of the apprenticeship and certification system of training … Read More

Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women

In Budget 2018, the Government of Canada announced a new Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women to further support women in entering, progressing, and completing their training in Red Seal trades where women are underrepresented. The Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women (AIG-W) is a taxable cash grant of $3,000 per year/level (or equivalent) up to a maximum amount of $6,000 per … Read More

NEW COURSE: Working in a Respectful and Inclusive Workplace

BuildForce Canada:  The Canadian construction and maintenance industry is committed to building respectful and inclusive workplaces. Our goal is to enhance your toolkit of career skills and equip you to be successful and participate in creating a respectful and inclusive workplace. This course looks at how a respectful and inclusive workplace can benefit everyone by eliminating discrimination and harassment, and … Read More

Celebrating Skilled Trades And Technology Week In Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed November 4-10 as Skilled Trades and Technology Week in Saskatchewan to raise awareness of the career opportunities available in the skilled trades and technology sectors.  This week aligns with the National Skilled Trades and Technology Week celebrated across Canada. Read more

Outstanding New Journeypersons Celebrated at Annual Apprenticeship Awards

The Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) will host the 18th annual Apprenticeship Awards tonight at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina. Thirty-three skilled tradespeople will receive the Outstanding New Journeyperson Award.  Read more. The SATCC will post content to its social media channels throughout the evening.  Follow along via: Facebook (@SaskApprenticeship) Twitter (@SKApprentice) Instagram (@skapprentice) Event details

How to Interact with the SATCC in the event of a Postal Service Disruption

Telephone, email, fax and in-person services provided by the SATCC will not be affected in the event of a Canada Post lockout or strike. If there is a disruption in service, please do not submit any documents or payments via Canada Post mail. SATCC clients will not receive official receipts for submitted documents or payments until postal service has resumed. … Read More

Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship Scholarships Awarded to 100 High School Students Across the Province

Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship (SYA) Industry Scholarships have been awarded to 100 graduating high school students in 72 communities across the province this year.  The $1,000 scholarships are awarded to students who’ve completed the SYA Program, a program overseen by the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) that exposes students to opportunities in the skilled trades. Read more

Saskatchewan Construction Week – April 11-17, 2018

Saskatchewan Construction Week  will celebrate the important economic and social contributions made by the province’s second-largest private sector employer. One highlight of the week is “Inclusive Day.” This unique event brings together organizations who provide opportunities to anyone considering a career in the construction industry. Opportunities for youth, Indigenous people, and women will be discussed during a breakfast presentation to kick … Read More