2011-12 Results at a Glance
- Saskatchewan has 47 designated trades, four of which have a compulsory apprenticeship requirement and one which is regulated, as well as 23 sub-trades. See Appendix F for a complete list.
As of June 30, 2012:
- 1,288 persons of Aboriginal ancestry are registered apprentices.
- 355 women are registered as apprentices in predominately male occupations.
- $434,000 of funding has been dedicated to eight Aboriginal Apprenticeship Initiatives.
- 3,508 youth apprentices are registered in 265 high schools across the province.
- 80 – $1,000 SYA Industry Scholarships have been presented to Saskatchewan students completing Grade 12.
- 56.3% of registered apprentices live outside the urban centres of Regina and Saskatoon.
From July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012:
- 12,582 clients, including registered apprentices and tradespersons, received SATCC services.
- 2,618 employers hired registered apprentices.
- 1,682 Journeyperson Certificates were issued.
- The average age of Level 1 apprentice – 24.5 years.
- The SATCC Facebook page maintained 4,921 daily active users in total and 56,477 views of the news feed.
- 95% 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 2011-12 Annual Report.