March 2024

Skilled Trades

UPCOMING EVENTS

Spotlight on Careers: THINK TOURISM CITY-WIDE SCAVENGER HUNT

Board a luxury tour bus and enjoy a fun and interactive day exploring tourism careers while enhancing your workplace health and safety knowledge and seeing the attractions in Saskatoon.

There will be free swag and a networking lunch at Wanuskewin Heritage Park with leaders in the tourism industry, where you will connect with business representatives who can get you started in your tourism career – feel free to bring your resume!

Students attend the entire day and must find transportation to and from SaskPolytech.

Details of the event will be communicated to students via email.

Registration Deadline: March 6, 2024 – Spots are limited!

AGE RANGE

Grade 10-12

Date & Time

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Location: SaskPolytech & Wanuskewin 

Spotlight on Careers: Construction

We are are excited to announce our Spotlight on Careers in Construction that includes a full day of construction related activities! Spend the whole day with professionals from the construction industry as you visit Saskpolytech Joseph A. Remai School of Construction and visit a live construction site.

Information will also be provided regarding our Saskatchewan Youth Internship Program.

Students attend the entire day and must find transportation to and from SaskPolytech.  

Details of the event will be communicated to students via email.

Registration Deadline: March 12, 2024

AGE RANGE

Grade 10-12

Date & Time

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Time: 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Location: SaskPolytech & local construction site

spotlight on The Skilled Trades video series

SPOTLIGHT ON THE SKILLED TRADES

Hear from local Skilled Trades-Journeypeople with the City of Saskatoon.

Featuring:

  • Justin Korte, Powerline Technician
  • Zack Beveridge, Mechanic
  • Omar Robinson, Truck and Transport Mechanic

SPOTLIGHT ON THE SKILLED TRADES

Hear from local Skilled Trades-related businesses and the Journeypeople who work for them and how a career in the Skilled Trades is a great career choice.

Featuring:

  • Core HVAC Services Inc
  • Allan Construction
  • Humboldt Electric Ltd
  • Visions Salon and Spa

Spotlight on Automotive Service & Auto Body

Hear from local professionals sharing information about their careers in the Automotive Service & Auto Body Skilled Trades.

POST-SECONDARY SERIES

Each segment focuses on a post-secondary program and gives you information on the school, student life, and post-graduation job prospects.

SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC
HOTEL & RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC 
CULINARY ARTS PROGRAM

SASKATCHEWAN INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY  AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER

SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC 
BRICKLAYER PROGRAM

PAST EVENT RECORDINGS

Spotlight On The Skilled Trades Career Pathways Panel

Hear from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship & Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) and local Skilled Trades professionals sharing their career journeys.

Featuring:

  • Samantha Kitzul – SYA Manager, SATCC
  • Todd Clark – Chef, Saskatchewan Polytechnic
  • Danielle Viersen – Machinist, SATCC
  • Brandon Lemon – Bricklayer & Carpenter, Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Mechanic and Autobody Trades Panel

Hear from representatives from the Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Transportation, sharing programming information and tips for pursuing a career in these trades. 

Featuring:

  • Cheryl Boyes – Recruitment Officer
  • Scott Kucharyshen – Autobody Technician Program
  • Chris Thomson – Agriculture Equipment Technician Program
  • Kevin Lawrence – Heavy Equipment & Truck and Transport Technician Program
  • Bob Worobec – Automotive Service Technician Program

Construction Trades Panel

Hear from representatives from Saskatchewan Polytechnic Joseph A. Remai School of Construction, sharing programming information and tips for pursuing a career in these trades. 

Featuring:

  • Cheryl Boyes – Recruitment Officer
  • Paul Blankenstijin – SATCC
  • Lance Giesbrecht – Academic Chair
  • Cory Mohr – Carpentry Program
  • Brandon Lemon – Bricklayer Program
  • Rick Touet – Plumbing & Pipefitting Program

Saskatchewan Apprenticeship & Trade Certification Commission

The Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) is an industry-led, arms-length government organization dedicated to training apprentices and certifying tradespersons.

Skilled Trades Apprenticeship & Post Secondary – View skilled trades and post-secondary requirements.

SATCC Website – For more information on skilled trades careers

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