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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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 – Working & Goals

Growing up, I can honestly say that I had no idea what it was I wanted for my life or a career or even a job. Heck, I don’t even think I ever really thought about it at all. I started working at a very young age. At the age of eleven or twelve, a […]

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Tania’s Blog – Family and Work

I’m very lucky that I am able to work from home.  It was something I was hoping to be able to do so I could spend more time with my family. After I did some research and spoke with a number of other home-based estheticians, I made the plunge.  Two and a half years ago […]

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Adam’s Blog – Project Update #3

 Well I have started a large retaining wall using a brick called outcropping. These stones are made to look natural and vary in sizes; from six inches tall by two feet long, up to six feet long and eighteen inches thick. These stones are set onto a one-foot deep compacted base. We use a skid […]

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Gordon’s Blog – Mine Air Heaters

Today I got a work order to check out the mine air heaters. These are pretty important – as is all instrumentation. I say it a lot, and I like that about the trade. If you ever talk to an underground employee, the one thing they say is “It’s the same temperature year round.” They […]

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Tamara’s Blog – A Little Break

I love my job, and I love working too. However, with this trade, you have to work hard to keep up, and there are many different challenges. Some days I feel pretty tired and sore. I haven’t been feeling my usual 100% because of everything I have to do at work and at home – […]

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Gordon’s Blog – Did I Do That?!

For about a month I have had a work order about an oversized valve on my pile of papers. When I first got the work order I looked at the valve and the travel sensor was seized so I fixed that. After calibrating it, the valve worked better, but it still was too big for […]

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Gordon’s Blog – Give and Take

Friday was a bit busy at work. It was our scheduled maintenance shut down day and we had a lot of work. Sometime between the hours of 7 am and 12 pm I found out from my wife that I had to leave work at 3 pm to pick up the kids from school. It […]

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Adam’s Blog – Project Update

  Well it hasn’t snowed yet, so I am still hard at work. The retaining walls I talked about in my last blog are finally done, other than the cap stones. We have now been working on backfilling behind them. Backfilling involves building a “beanbag” made of landscape fabric and pea rock. The bag is one […]

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SKILLED TRADES AND TECHNOLOGIES WEEK

Saskatchewan is encouraged to explore and discover the opportunities in the skilled trades and technologies from November 3 to 9, 2014. Read more

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Tamara’s Blog – Inspiration

Inspiration: 1. Stimulation of the mind or emotions to a high level of feeling or activity. 2. Divine guidance or influence exerted directly on the mind and soul of humankind.  Influence: A power affecting a person, thing, or course of events, especially one that operates without any direct or apparent effort.  Divine guidance – kind […]

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