Dean's Message

John Erickson, Dean (Acting)
School of Transportation

Dean's Message

Welcome to the School of Transportation. It’s an exciting time to be thinking about a future in the transportation industry. Saskatchewan’s economy is one of the strongest in Canada and this sector provides excellent opportunities, whether you’re launching your career or shifting to a new one.

Choose from apprenticeship programs or earn a diploma or certificate knowing there’s steady demand for our graduates. Ninety-three percent of Saskatchewan Polytechnic grads find employment within six months of completing their programs.

This success rate reflects the close working relationship we have with industry partners. By consistently incorporating their advice into our programs, we ensure that School of Transportation students graduate with the most current, relevant and practical training possible.


John Erickson joined Saskatchewan Polytechnic in 1985 as an instructor. He has held several positions within the organization and is currently Acting Dean for the Schools of Construction and Transportation. John holds his journeyperson ticket in the Electronic Technician trade and also has an Adult Ed Vocational Education certificate.