Skills Canada Saskatchewan is a not-for-profit Provincial Organization that promotes skilled trades and technologies to young people in Saskatchewan.

Our Mission

To promote and engage Saskatchewan youth in skilled trades and technologies.

Our Vision

All Saskatchewan youth reach their career potential

Elements of Our Vision

  • Increased awareness of careers in trades and technologies;
  • Increased awareness of excellence and accomplishments of youth working in trades and technologies;
  • An opportunity for everyone to reach career potential in skilled trades and technologies, regardless of ability or background;
  • Enhanced profile in Saskatchewan for Skills;
  • Facilitate multiple regional and other feeder competitions leading to provincials;
  • Increased financial stability of the organization to enable growth.

What We Do:

  • Skills Camps (Grades 6 and up)
  • Classroom Resources (In-Class Challenges and Presentations)
  • Indigenous Beading Kit Challenge
  • Young Men’s & Women’s Trade Exploration Workshops (Grades 9-12)
  • Women in Trades & Technologies (WITT) Events
  • Career Fairs (Skills Expo)
  • Digital Literacy Skill Development
  • Northern Regional Competitions
  • Provincial, National, and International Competitions (Secondary, Post-Secondary, and Apprentice Students)

Skills Canada Saskatchewan promotes the skilled trade and technology occupations through hands-on interactive activitieseducationskill development, and career opportunities. Our year-round programming within the Public, Private, Catholic, and First Nation’s school systems brings awareness; to teachers, students, parents, and the public, of the skilled trades and technologies careers, and their importance to Saskatchewan. Our competitions showcase the talent of our youth and the complexity in skilled trades and technologies.  

Incredible opportunities exist in Skilled trades and technologies.  Let’s work together to inspire, engage and inform our youth. 

Skills Canada Saskatchewan (SCS) is a province-wide not-for-profit organization with a variety of initiatives encouraging Saskatchewan’s youth to pursue rewarding careers in skilled trades and technologies.

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Participation in Skills Canada Saskatchewan Provincial Competitions:

Skills Canada Saskatchewan coordinates an Annual Competition to be held at a Saskatchewan Polytechnic Campus (rotation annually) and local high schools. Through communication to school divisions, post-secondary institutions and apprentice students, participants are encouraged to compete in a one (1) day event striving for Gold and the opportunity to advance to the Skills Canada National Competition hosted by various provinces in Canada.

Participation in Skills Canada National Competition:

Competitors successful in winning a Gold Medal in the Provincial Skills Competition, are invited to advance to the Skills Canada National Competition representing Team Saskatchewan.

Participation in WorldSkills Competition:

Competitors successful in winning a Gold Medal in the Skills Canada National Competition will be invited to advance to the WorldSkills Competition, in competition areas that qualify from the WorldSkills organization list of competitions. An age restriction applies at the WorldSkills Competition. This restriction indicates that in the qualifying year for the WorldSkills Competition the competitor must be 22 years of age or younger. In Canada they cannot hold journey ticket status.