July 8-12 Girls Exploring Trades and Technology (GETT) camps, ages 12-15 – girls
WHEN: July 22-26, 2019
TIME: 9am – 4pm, except on Friday: 9am – 1pm
WHERE: Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw Campus
A week long fun filled day camp experience for Grade 6, 7 & 8 girls (ages 12-15). GETT camp lets girls show off their skills as they design and build an upscale project, a table from pallets from July 8-12. During the week the girls will get a chance to try out different tools and learn how to use them safely and properly. Through meeting women in a variety of trades and technology careers the girls also get to learn about the wide variety of career options that are available to them. If cost is a barrier we do have seats that are being provided by our Camp Sponsor – SaskPower and in addition, we do have a financial assistance program.
July 8-12 Mind Over Metal (MOM) camp, Grades 9-12
“The Mind Over Metal Welding Camps are one of the initiatives of CWB Welding Foundation that was created to address the welding skilled trade shortage in Canada. They engage youth across Canada in new experiences by introducing them to the welding trade in a fun safe environment, while presenting welding as a rewarding career option, and encouraging participants to pursue welding as a career choice.
The Schools of Construction and Transportation have received some funding dollars to help under-represented individuals access training in the trades. They are targeting unemployed, underemployed, legally entitled to work in Canada, underserved demographic (disabled, women, newcomers, indigenous). – Creating Opportunities for Entry into the Trades (COET)-
They will be doing a combination of intake formats over the next 3 years. The first intake started this March and April, where approximately 24 clients are taking a 22-week carpentry applied certificate (March 11 – August 9, and includes a 6-week work-placement), and 21-week training in bricklaying (April – September). Both of these are taking place in Saskatoon. The number of hours they attend will count toward apprenticeship. Instruction will be offered face-to-face but the content (including handouts) will be online so participants will be able to review online.
They are offering these programs tuition free to these participants (seat fee may apply). The tuition for these programs, including books, is $8,000 – $10,000. Students attending the Applied Certificate programming, Intro to the Trades and Tour the Trades will need to come prepared with the required safety footwear.
Olds College is offering Veterinary Medicine for Teens on August 20-23. Students between the
ages of 13-16 will have hands-on experiences and learn about the various roles and
responsibilities of Veterinary Medical Receptionists, Veterinary Technical Assistants, Animal Health
Technologists and Veterinarians. Students will also learn about basic animal first aid, assessments,
animal behaviour and safety. Cost is $595.00. Please call 1-403-556-4740 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
ENCOUNTERS WITH CANADA is a unique opportunity for Canadian teens to meet other young people from across the country. Spend an adventure-filled week in your nation’s capital! Check out future career options, discover your country, share your hopes and dreams. For 35 years, EWC has delivered a rich and varied, bilingual program. To date, more than 108,000 youth have lived the EWC experience… now it’s your turn!
Learn about the Electrical Engineering Technology and Instrumentation Engineering Technology Careers
This hands-on event offers an introduction to the Electrical Engineering Technology and Instrumentation
Engineering Technology programs. The day will provide exploration of the programs, career
opportunities, and hand-on activities. Both programs are full of career opportunities!!!
Where: Saskatchewan Polytechnic – Moose Jaw Campus located at Saskatchewan St and 6th Ave NW
When: May 10, 2019, 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Requirements: Please wear closed-toe shoes
Cost: NO COST TO REGISTER. However, participants will incur own transportation costs.
WorkSafe Saskatchewan, for a limited time (no end date currently) is providing residence of Saskatchewan with FREE online health and safety education certification. This is a great opportunity to include in your resume when applying for a job. Courses include Bullying in the Workplace, Hazard Identification, Mental Health, Violence in the Workplace, and WHMIS. Course descriptions are available. Once you go through the registration, and declare yourself as a Saskatchewan resident, your total cost will be zero dollars. You can then begin taking the courses you have selected.
WorkSafe offers many training courses online. This means you can work on them at your own pace and when it’s convenient for you. This also makes it easier to have more of your staff trained in WHMIS, Inspections and Investigations.
NOTE: Successfully completing both the Inspections and Investigations online courses provides the equivalent of the Occupational Health and Safety Level 2 Committee training.
Cando Rail Services is committed to the many communities in which it operates across Canada and in
the United States. Through the Cando Spirit High School Scholarship Program, the company awards
one scholarship of $500 to the local high school in the community. Scholarships will be given out
Cando’s Customers Cando managers will work with our customers in the communities we operate to select the high school
in the area. Customers will also be invited to attend the award ceremony with the Cando representative
if they chose to.
The Schools School administration will be responsible for selecting the student (see selection criteria below)—please
notify the Cando Scholarship Program Coordinator at email@example.com once the recipient has been
selected and to give Cando the award ceremony location and date. A Cando employee will attend the
award ceremony to present the award.
The scholarship recipient will receive a certificate at the award ceremony and will then be responsible
for proving his or her attendance at the post secondary institution of his or her choice in the fall. The
recipient can email his or her proof of attendance to the Cando Scholarship Program Coordinator at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Once Cando has received proof of attendance, a cheque will be sent to the
Cando’s employees pride themselves on being able to make things happen. Throughout the years, the
company has worked to build a company culture that it can be proud of. The Cando Spirit was
established to help communicate the company culture to employees and can be found on display in
each of Cando’s facilities.
The Cando scholarship is to be awarded to the student that best displays the six characteristics as laid
out in the Cando Spirit on the attached page. We ask the school administration to please adapt the
characteristics to apply to a high school setting.
title page, 500 word essay on how you demonstrate the following characteristics: