Government of Saskatchewan

Hybrid Carpenter Training

The Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), in cooperation with SIAST, has developed Carpenter apprenticeship technical training programs that combine online theory learning with in-class practical training.  Registered apprentices now have the opportunity to participate in this training for Level 2 or for level 3.  Level 4 training will be available in 2015. Hybrid […]

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More Than 100 Saskatchewan Students Receive Youth Apprenticeship Industry Scholarships

A career in the skilled trades has become an even more attractive option for 101 high school graduates.  Each received a $1,000 Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship (SYA) Industry Scholarship at their recent graduation ceremonies.High schools throughout Saskatchewan nominated students to receive the scholarships.  They were awarded to students who completed SYA in high school, have planned […]

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2013 Tax Year Documents

The Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) has mailed out documents pertaining to the 2013 Taxation Year. – T2202A ‘Tuition, Education and Textbook Amount Certificate’ forms were mailed out on February 26, 2013 – T4E ‘Statement of Employment Insurance and Other Benefits’ forms were mailed out on February 25, 2013 – Information about Claiming Tuition Amount for Examinations,  […]

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New Carpenter Apprenticeship Technical Training Format

New Carpenter Apprenticeship Technical Training Format Now Available for Carpenter Level 2 or Level 3 Apprenticeship Programs The Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), in cooperation with SIAST, have developed Carpenter apprenticeship technical training programs that combine online theory learning with in-class practical training. This training format is now available in both Level 2 […]

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Tamara’s Blog – Hard Work and Perseverance

I would like to take you for a walk on what I do on a daily basis. Sometimes I just wish I could just come home to a clean house, cats fed, the laundry done and just put on comfy clothes and relax. Lately I just need to stop and do that. I start my […]

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Adam’s Blog – Perfect Patterns

 More retaining walls! We have gotten two more of the retaining walls done on this big project.  We are building three large planters on either side of a staircase that will lead from the rear garage door down to the back yard. The three walls come off the stairs and curve towards the walk-out basement […]

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Survey Winner!

Another prize for the SATCC’s Online Technical Training Survey has been awarded! Price Jensen received a 32 GB iPod Touch for participating in the survey. The Online Technical Training Survey will continue to be available to apprentices upon completion of their technical training, and provides the opportunity to submit feedback about all aspects of the SATCC’s […]

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Gordon’s Blog – Flow Meter Work Order

The most recent work order I received from the boss was a flow meter that wasn’t reading correctly.  Most work orders have been pretty good lately, but this one was pretty sloppy to say the least. What the work order said was “the flow meter to a piece of equipment was not working.” It named […]

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Apprenticeship Awards to be held Oct. 24th

The Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission holds the annual Apprenticeship Awards Presentation and Banquet each fall. It is an evening of celebrating success through apprenticeship training and trade certification. Industry awards are presented for outstanding achievement in training and certification. The awards honour outstanding new journeypersons and acknowledge the contributions of employers to training […]

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Tania’s Blog – New Menu

Every two years I try to revamp my service list and change my menu up a bit. I need to keep up with the times and make price adjustments according to my costs that keep going up.  I’ve just started to work on this one and a feel like I’m at a standstill. Do I […]

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Gordon’s Post – United Way Campaign

It is that time of year again – time for the annual United Way campaign in the workplace. Even if you are not sure what the United Way does, you’ve seen workplace campaigns without possibly knowing it. The “be seen in jeans” is a big fundraiser for a lot of workplaces. In my workplace we […]

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Tania’s Blog – Exams

I know it’s the beginning of the year for a lot of students, but apprentices graduate all year round.  The nice thing about Beauty College is that they have a new intake of students almost monthly. Written exams are almost daily. There are exams on everything, from nail polish ingredients to the bones in your […]

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Adam’s Blog – The Biggest Project Yet

This is my sixth year as a landscaper and I just started the biggest job I have ever done. Hopefully we can have most of this job done before winter hits, fingers crossed, but I know we will most likely be back in the spring to finish it. This yard will have large brick retaining […]

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Gordon’s Blog – Valve Order

The day started with me getting a work order for a mine valve that needed to control the flow better than it was. So the first step I did was look at the trend for the Set point and the process variable for the valve and the flow meter. The control on the flow was […]

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