Apprenticeship News

Designated Trades

There are over 40 designated trades and subtrades in Saskatchewan. They fall into four sectors – Agriculture, Tourism & Service; Construction; Motive Repair; and Production and Maintenance. Each trade page includes information about on-the-job training, as well as technical training, exams, and more.


Applications & Exam Forms

Please visit this webpage to ensure you are using the most up-to-date version of our forms. All of the application forms to apply for apprenticeship, exams or upgrading can be found here. You can also find more information on fees, the examination schedule, and more.


Technical Training

About 15% of an apprentice’s learning takes place in technical training. Here you can find the technical training schedule, tuition fees, and apprentice code book requirements. All of the information you need before attending technical training is also provided here for you.


Apprenticeship Training The revenue generated by apprentices increases throughout the duration of their apprenticeship. READ MORE SASKATCHEWAN YOUTH APPRENTICESHIP (SYA) Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship – raises awareness of apprenticeship in Saskatchewan schools by helping young people discover what rewards come with being a Youth Apprentice and working in the skilled trades. READ MORE FOR EMPLOYERS Apprenticeship is a demand-driven system. An employer hires an apprentice, and they sign a contract of apprenticeship with one another. Together, they then register with the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission FIND OUT MORE Are you an experienced tradesperson? Consider having your skills assessed to challenge the Journeyperson exam. FIND OUT MORE


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Check out the latest Summer 2020 edition of the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship newsletter - Apprenticeship in Action - now available on our website at

Read about Shylah Nokusis, a journeyperson carpenter from the Peepeekisis First Nation, who recently accepted the position of Project Coordinator with the Office to Advance Women Apprentices.
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Did your apprenticeship technical training instructor go above and beyond this past year? Send in your nominations for the Outstanding Instructor Award. While we can’t celebrate in person this winter due to COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings, we are still looking for that outstanding instructor. Nominations are due August 31, 2020.

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Even though the 2020 Apprenticeship Awards ceremony is cancelled, we still want to honour those that provide strong support to apprenticeship training. We are seeking nominations for the Outstanding Employer Awards. Outstanding employers create an environment of excellence and help apprentices succeed in their chosen trade. Nominations are due August 31, 2020.

For more info visit:
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Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission
2140 Hamilton Street
SK S4P 2E3

Phone: (306) 787-2444
Fax: (306) 787-5105
Fax (Finance): (306) 798-5050
Toll Free: 1-877-363-0536