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 Want to explore a career in the Skilled Trades but not sure where to start?

The Saskatchewan Construction Association has partnered with many associations and training instritutions to developa a new website called TRADEUPSASK.  The website focus is a ONE STOP SHOP with information in how to get started in the trades.


To learn all about constuction trades, institutes, apprentice programs and available job in the different trades click here



Have You Considered A Career As An Emergency Responder?

Parkland College in Melville offers the only full-time NFPA 1001 Professional Firefighter training program in Saskatchewan.  This thirteen week pre-employment program is the necessary first step to begin this career path.  This program is both IFSAC and ProBoard registered.

The two week Emergency Medical Responder Program is the advance first aid training available to explore the world of Emergency Medical and is offered twice yearly.  Parkland College offers the SIAST Primary Care Paramedic Certificate program annually as part of their
Emergency Services Training.

Primary Care Paramedic is a certificate program that prepares students to work in the field of pre hospital emergency care.  The program is 41 week long and includes 386 practicum hours. This program is recognized by the Canadian Medical Association. Graduates may find employment with ambulance operations, fire services (in conjunction with fire training), industrial sites, mining sites, military departments or special care homes.

Check out a student produced YouTube of the fire training.

If you have any questions, contact Parkland College at


The Canadian forest products industry is hiring!  And High School students need to know that there are many opportunities for them in their future.  With the help of the Government of Canada, the industry has launched a resource tool called which provides information on the industry, current and available career opportunities across Canada, and career descriptions for the most in-demand careers in the industry.


If you want good pay, opportunities to learn on the job, a great lifestyle and the chance to work in Canada's greenest workforce, then the forest products industry is right for you.

Canadian forest product companies will need to hire 60,000 or more new workers by 2020 to meet demands and you could be one of them!


Merit Contractors Association Saskatchewan
Your Blueprint for a Career in Open Shop Construction
Have you ever considered a career in the Open Shop (non-union) construction industry?  Figures released by Statistics Canada in January 2012 show Saskatchewan LEADING the country in non-residential (commercial, industrial) building permits.  All trades including electricians, plumbers, welders, carpenters, and painters are in CONSTANT high demand.  Today's booming economy in Saskatchewan has led to unparalleled growth and job openings in construction.  Meanwhile the skills and training opportunities in Saskatchewan's open shop construction companies have launched the careers of tens of thousands of young people.  You could be one of them! The Association focuses on the human resource needs of contractors with a special emphasis on benefit plans, training, retirement programs, tuition refund programs and placement of field construction workers.  To find out more email: or visit their website

Are You Interested in Pursuing a Career With The Canadian Armed Forces?

Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship
'Future Considerations' 
Apprenticeship is a process of skills training where  a person called an "apprentice" learns the skills of a trade on-the-job and under the supervision of an expert called a "journeyperson".  This is an "earn while you  learn" system of building a career with 47 trades to choose from in Saskatchewan.  Apprenticeship training is on-the-job training combined with theoretical and practical technical training. Students who participate in the program will be eligible to receive a $1,000 scholarship once they have submitted their certificate along with satisfactory proof that the criteria has been met to receive the scholarship.  This program may be just what you're looking for!  To learn all about the Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship Program click here


The Guidance Office provides the following services to assist the student in the life transition beyond Campbell.


.... or see the Regina Board of Education Guidance Site Post Secondary.