Government of Saskatchewan

Apprenticeship Profiles

Apprenticeship Profiles

Is Your Future in the Skilled Trades?

Preparing for your future and exploring career opportunities can be an  overwhelming and confusing experience.  Plumber….teacher….entrepreneur!    Are these careers part of your future?  Watch this page as we profile    tradespeople and employers in skilled trades.

Justin Yawney – Justin Yawney always knew he wanted to work in the trades. What he didn’t know is how far his interest, certification, and hard work would take him. – November 2013

Brad Zerr – A Red Seal certified journeyperson in three trades – welding, steel fabrication and boilermaking – Brad Zerr understands the dedication the employees put into the job. – May 2013

Nolan Moore – Nolan Moore is a second-year carpenter with Westridge Construction. He has found a career in carpentry to be the best way to have fun every day while also raising a young family. – January 2013

Kayla Green – Kayla Greene doesn’t look like a “typical” bricklayer. But that’s the great thing about the skilled trades – there is no typical anymore as people in the trade and out are realizing the potential of great careers. – October 2012

Patrick Gartner - Patrick first pursued a Bachelor of Music degree in vocal performance specifically opera singing. He later decided to pursue a skilled trades career instead! – March 2012

Career Choices- Read the stories of three students who received the Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship Industry Scholarship – November 2011

Why Apprenticeship? - “Apprenticeship is the lifeblood of the economy.” Garry Kot – September 2011

Honourable Rob Norris - Minister Responsible for the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission – July 2011

Loreena Potts - Female Electrician/Assistant Director of Field Services – May 2011

Doug Christie - Employer/entrepreneur – March 2011