2013-14 Results at a Glance
Saskatchewan has 49 designated trades, four of which have a compulsory apprenticeship requirement (Electrician, Plumber, Refrigeration Mechanic and Sheet Metal Worker) and one which is regulated, as well as 20 sub-trades. See the Designated Trades page.
From July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014:
- 1,532 persons of Aboriginal ancestry are registered apprentices; 1,002 First Nations and 530 Métis.
- 432 women are registered as apprentices in predominately male occupations.
- $477,800 of funding has been dedicated to ten Aboriginal Apprenticeship Initiatives.
- 4,036 youth apprentices are registered in 287 high schools across the province.
- 103 – $1,000 SYA Industry Scholarships have been presented to Saskatchewan students completing Grade 12.
- 55.1% of registered apprentices live outside the urban centres of Regina and Saskatoon.
- 15,975 clients, including registered apprentices and tradespersons, received SATCC services.
- 2,750 employers hired registered apprentices.
- 1,851 Journeyperson Certificates were issued.
- The average age of Level 1 apprentice – 27.6 years.
- 98.1% of the technical training seats purchased by SATCC were filled by SATCC clients.
Industry plays a primary role in the delivery of the apprenticeship program.
- Employers hire and register apprentices, and provide journeyperson supervision to apprentices.
- Apprentices spend approximately 80% of their training time working on the job, learning the knowledge and skills of the trade from a certified journeyperson.
|Apprenticeship is a partnership of industry (both employers and employees), government, education and training institutions.|
For the full SATCC annual organizational chart; costs; registrations, completions, cancellations; technical training, journeyperson examinations; Saskatchewan designated trades; and definitions, see the appendices of the 2013-14 Annual Report.