Students try skilled trades in the classroom using virtual reality

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Virtual reality allows students to step into someone else’s work boots and explore a trade without leaving the classroom. Launched during the 2021-22 school year, virtual reality (VR) has enabled the Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship (SYA) team at the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) to provide students with an immersive experience of the skilled trades. Using computer technology to …

Occupation Designation

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The Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) has within its regulations the ability to designate and certify occupations within Saskatchewan that fall outside of the designated skilled trades. Examples of occupations can include, but are not limited to: educational assistants, health care workers, cyber security jobs, manufacturing jobs, finance and business administration jobs, warehouse jobs, technology sector jobs, tourism …

Self-Register for Apprenticeship Technical Training in 2022-23

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Apprentices eligible to attend technical training in 2022-23 are encouraged to self-register in MyATC as soon as possible. The 2022-23 training year runs July 1, 2022 until June 30, 2023. Apprentices are expected to attend technical training once per training year. Apprentices who don’t attend annually risk having their apprenticeship contract cancelled. Technical training is a critical component of apprenticeship. …

One Hundred High School Graduates Receive Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship Industry Scholarships

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Today the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) announced that Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship (SYA) Industry Scholarships are being awarded to 100 high school graduates from 66 communities across the province. Scholarships are presented to SYA program participants who plan to embark on careers in the skilled trades. Read the full news release: saskatchewan.ca/government/news-and-media/2022/june/24/one-hundred-high-school-graduates-receive-saskatchewan-youth-apprenticeship-industry-scholarships

Extended Telephone Hours

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To help with demand during 2022-23 technical training registration, the SATCC will be offering extended telephone hours from May 2 to May 14. SATCC agents will be available at 1-877-363-0536 from May 2 to May 14 during the following hours: Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Office hours and availability by email …

SATCC No Longer Accepting Paper Forms – Effective April 1

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Effective Friday, April 1, the SATCC will no longer accept paper (hard copy) apprenticeship forms from clients. This includes: Employer Application for Registration of Apprenticeship Contract (Form 1) Application for Examination (Form 2) Application for Certificate (Form 3) Upgrading Evaluation Application (Form 4) Application for Replacement Document (Form 5) *Verification of Trade Experience Letter (Form 6) and Verify Trade Experience …

2022-23 Apprenticeship Training Schedule

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Apprentices will soon be able to self-register for technical training in MyATC for the 2022-23 training year. The 2022-23 training year runs July 1, 2022 until June 30, 2023. The following outlines how the training schedule and courses for the year will be released: Monday, April 4: Full 2022-23 training schedule posted to SATCC website Monday, May 2 at 12 …

COVID-19 Update

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Training Providers Training providers contracted by the SATCC are empowered to make decisions in order to maintain order and safety on their campuses. Apprentices are required to follow the policies – including any masking and/or vaccination policies –  put in place by the training institution they are attending. If apprentices have questions regarding any COVID-19-related policies put in place by …

Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission Named One of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers For 2022

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The Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) has been recognized as one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for the fourth year in a row. “We are thrilled to be named one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers a fourth time.” SATCC CEO Jeff Ritter said. “It’s a special organization when almost nine out of 10 employees agree that …

2021 Tax Slips

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All 2021 tax slips from the SATCC are available in MyATC and have been mailed out. This includes: T2202A – Tuition fees paid to the SATCC T4E – Apprentice Training Allowance paid out for Living Away from Home and Living Allowance Receipt for certification examination fees paid to the SATCC T4A – For individuals that qualified for SYA tuition benefits …