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WHMIS is a uniform, national regulatory system to inform about hazardous material (legally called “Controlled Products”). This course will enable participants to understand the intent of WHMIS symbols, labels and procedures for filling out MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) in places of employment. Participants will be trained on recognition and safe handling as well as use and storage of controlled products used at the workplace.

(GST & manual included), 4 hours
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 1, 2016
Thu - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration deadline: August 31, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$95.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-385
April 8, 2017
Sat - 10:00 am-2:59 pm
Room: 418
Registration deadline: April 7, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$95.00SaskatoonCRN: 201604-93

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This course is designed to familiarize service technicians with the operation, servicing and troubleshooting procedures of air brake systems, including ABS systems. Detailed instruction will be provided in the application of air brake systems presently used in the industry. Operational air brake boards will be utilized for practical training. Statements of Attendance are issued to those who successfully pass a written examination upon completion of the course. Successful completion is recognized by the Vehicle Standards and Inspection Divisions and is also a requirement for Vehicle Inspection Certification (70% required for credit).

For more information call Carol Krawczyk (306-775-7475) or Jim Marcia (306-775-7484)
This course is not recognized as a qualification for 1A Drivers licensing.
Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

28hours/1week (4 days)
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
June 27, 2016 - June 30, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu - 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Registration deadline: June 20, 2016
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$575.00SaskatoonCRN: 201504-1055
September 26, 2016 - September 29, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu - 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Registration deadline: September 19, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$575.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-707
March 27, 2017 - March 30, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu - 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Registration deadline: March 20, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$575.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-790
This course is intended for students with little or no previous woodworking experience. It is designed to familiarize you with the fundamentals of cabinet construction. You will construct a specified project that will cover basic aspects of introductory cabinet construction. All materials will be supplied, including project plans. You will be required to make a full scale working layout and a cutting sheet.

For more information call Carol Krawczyk at carol.krawczyk@saskpolytech.ca or 306-775-7475 Sandra Lynn at sandra.lynn@saskpolytech.ca or 306-775-7752 Jim Marcia at marcia@saskpolytech.ca or 306-775-7484 .



Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

(GST included), 35 hours/2 weeks
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
November 18, 2016 - November 27, 2016
Fri - 7:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Registration deadline: November 12, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$560.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-701
March 24, 2017 - April 2, 2017
Fri - 7:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Registration deadline: March 17, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$560.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-783
This course will appeal to those involved in the application, enforcement, sales, installation and testing of backflow preventers. The first part of the course deals with the principles of cross connections, application of devices and current regulations and bylaws. The balance of time is dedicated to hands-on testing in our Cross Connection Control Lab. Exam to be written on last day of class. 75% required for successful completion. Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots. Recertification is required every five years.

(materials and exam fee included), 40 hours/2 weeks
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
May 6, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Fri - 7:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Room: A134
Registration deadline: April 29, 2016
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$895.00ReginaCRN: 201504-87
This course will appeal to those involved in the application, enforcement, sales, installation and testing of backflow preventers. The first part of the course deals with the principles of cross connections, application of devices and current regulations and bylaws. The balance of time is dedicated to hands-on testing in our Cross Connection Control Lab (75% required for successful completion).

Exam on last day of class. For more information, call Carol Krawczyk (306-775-7475) or Jim Marcia (306-775-7484). Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

(materials and exam fee included), 40 hours/2 weeks
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
November 25, 2016 - December 4, 2016
Fri - 6:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Room: A134
Registration deadline: November 18, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$930.00ReginaCRN: 201602-722
May 5, 2017 - May 14, 2017
Fri - 6:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Room: A134
Registration deadline: April 28, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$930.00ReginaCRN: 201604-117
October 14, 2016 - October 23, 2016
Fri - 6:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Registration deadline: October 7, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$930.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-721
March 10, 2017 - March 19, 2017
Fri - 6:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Registration deadline: March 3, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$930.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-803
April 21, 2017 - April 30, 2017
Fri - 6:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Registration deadline: April 14, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$930.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-804
This course will appeal to you if you have been Certified in Backflow Prevention and your Certification is about to expire. This course is designed as a refresher and to update you on new regulations and new equipment. Exam written on last day of class. For more information contact Carol Krawczyk (306-775-7475) or Jim Marcia (306-775-7484).

Bring your own Cross Connection Control Manual

(materials and exam fee included), 12 hours/1 week
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 17, 2016 - September 18, 2016
Sun, Sat - 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Room: A134
Registration deadline: September 10, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$525.00ReginaCRN: 201602-724
June 10, 2017 - June 11, 2017
Sun, Sat - 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Room: A134
Registration deadline: June 3, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$525.00ReginaCRN: 201604-118
November 5, 2016 - November 6, 2016
Sun, Sat - 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Registration deadline: October 29, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$525.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-725
February 4, 2017 - February 5, 2017
Sun, Sat - 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Registration deadline: January 28, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$525.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-805

Instruction focuses on Gas installations and applications with gas loads capped at 400,000 BTUH. Pre-requisite is a Journeyperson status in the Refrigeration trade. Upon successful completion of this program, students can then apply to the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship branch for eligibility to write the provincial gas exam for Domestic gas certification.

Additional costs may be CSA B149.1-15 and B149.2-15 Gas Code books, Supplements CSA 149.1-15 and 149.2-15, as well as Dutton's "Fundamentals of Gas". If you do not have current versions, you will be required to purchase for continuation into the course. Contact Regina, or Saskatoon, Campus Bookstore (306-775-7755 or 306-659-4030) to order, at least two weeks prior to course start date.

You must register with the Apprenticeship Board at least one month prior to this course to write your exam. Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves, and work boots.

Course duration is 90 hours.

For additional information contact Carol Krawczyk (306-775-7475) or Jim Marcia (306-775-7484).



Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
October 11, 2016 - November 27, 2016
Tue, Wed, Thu - 6:00-10:00 pm
Fri - 5:30-10:30 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Registration deadline: October 4, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$1,290.00ReginaCRN: 201602-716
February 7, 2017 - April 1, 2017
Tue, Wed, Thu - 6:00-10:00 pm
Tue, Wed, Thu - 6:00-10:00 pm
Sat - 8:00 am-3:00 pm
Registration deadline: January 31, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$1,290.00ReginaCRN: 201603-797
January 6, 2017 - February 11, 2017
Fri - 6:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Fri - 6:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat - 8:00 am-3:00 pm
Registration deadline: December 23, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$1,290.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-798
March 31, 2017 - May 6, 2017
Fri - 6:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Fri - 6:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat - 8:00 am-3:00 pm
Registration deadline: March 24, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$1,290.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-799
Learn how to do small home-based plumbing projects. Topics include: terminology and tools, working with pipes and fittings (copper, ABS, PVC, galvanized, Pex-Pipe/Box Plastic/Kitec, etc.) bathroom installation, sink and dishwasher installation, and hot water tanks. Course will include theory, demonstrations, and some hands-on projects.

(GST included) 30 hours/5 week
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
November 5, 2016 - December 3, 2016
Sat - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Registration deadline: October 30, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$485.00ReginaCRN: 201602-704
February 25, 2017 - March 25, 2017
Sat - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Registration deadline: February 18, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$485.00ReginaCRN: 201603-786
This workshop is intended to introduce you to the tools and techniques of proper masonry, brick and block work through demonstration and practical hands-on experience. If you are interested in building a small residential project (e.g., retaining wall, barbecue or intending to do your own brickwork) this workshop will be of interest to you.

Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

(GST included), 18 hours/1 week
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 23, 2016 - September 25, 2016
Fri - 6:30-9:30 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Registration deadline: September 16, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$350.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-697
April 7, 2017 - April 9, 2017
Fri - 6:30-9:30 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Registration deadline: March 31, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$350.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-779
Students will learn basic maintenance and repair of small engines for common machines such as snow blowers and lawnmowers.

(GST included), 30 hours/5 weeks
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
November 1, 2016 - December 1, 2016
Tue, Thu - 6:00-9:00 pm
Room: A147
Registration deadline: October 25, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$485.00ReginaCRN: 201602-698
March 4, 2017 - April 1, 2017
Sat - 8:59 am-4:00 pm
Room: A147
Registration deadline: February 26, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$485.00ReginaCRN: 201603-780
Course curriculum emphasizes the structural integrity of a vehicle as well as steering and suspension. You should be a journeyman or have an equivalent level of knowledge and significant practical experience in wheel alignment and steering geometry in order to successfully complete this course. Course instruction will be delivered at a journeyman level. You must attend all 3 days of course instruction and successfully complete examinations developed to determine your level of understanding of each section. Theory and practical examinations are administered during the course. You should be prepared to commit 4-6 hours of personal study time to familiarize yourself with inspection standards and course material. You must acquire a pass mark in each section and an overall mark of 75% to successfully complete the course.

For more information, call Carol Krawczyk at 306-775-7475. For further information concerning technician certification requirements, contact SGI Vehicle Standards and Inspections at 1-800-667-8015, ext. 6188. Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

24 hours/1week (3 days)

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
May 10, 2016 - May 12, 2016
Tue, Wed, Thu - 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Registration deadline: May 10, 2016
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$610.00Moose JawCRN: 201504-89
You will learn about legislation and regulations governing the transportation of dangerous goods including information on classification, safety masks, documentation, safe handling, incident reporting and emergency response.

(GST included), 4 hours/1 week
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 2, 2016
Fri - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration deadline: September 1, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$95.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-384
April 1, 2017
Sat - 10:30 am-2:59 pm
Room: 418
Registration deadline: March 31, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$95.00SaskatoonCRN: 201604-92
In this workshop the basics of gas welding and cutting, Arc and MIG welding will be covered. Your job may require some fundamental skills or you may have a present hobby in which welding can help you succeed. You will need to bring leather gloves and must wear protective clothing.

This course will be delivered in Prince Albert and Moose Jaw when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information, call 306-765-1564 in Prince Albert or 306-691-8263 in Moose Jaw. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times when the interest list has a sufficient number of people. Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves, work boots and non-flammable clothing.

(GST included) (Regina), TBD (Woodland), 12 hours/2 weeks
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
October 1, 2016 - October 8, 2016
Sat - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Registration deadline: September 23, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$275.00Moose JawCRN: 201602-582
March 4, 2017 - March 11, 2017
Sat - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Registration deadline: February 24, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$275.00Moose JawCRN: 201603-645
October 1, 2016 - October 8, 2016
Sat - 9:00 am-3:59 pm
Registration deadline: September 17, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$275.00Prince AlbertCRN: 201602-599
March 4, 2017 - March 11, 2017
Sat - 9:00 am-3:59 pm
Registration deadline: March 4, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$275.00Prince AlbertCRN: 201603-656
May 7, 2016 - May 14, 2016
Sat - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Room: A142
Registration deadline: April 30, 2016
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$260.00ReginaCRN: 201504-84
October 29, 2016 - November 5, 2016
Sat - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Room: A142
Registration deadline: October 21, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$275.00ReginaCRN: 201602-238
April 22, 2017 - April 29, 2017
Sat - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Room: A142
Registration deadline: April 14, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$275.00ReginaCRN: 201603-230
October 29, 2016 - November 5, 2016
Sat - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Room: S113
Registration deadline: October 29, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$275.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-485
February 4, 2017 - February 11, 2017
Sat - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Room: S113
Registration deadline: February 4, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$275.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-524
Participants will be provided with basic instruction in the process of SMAW (Stick), GMAW (MIG), GTAW (TIG) and Oxy-acetylene welding and then pursue the option of their choice. All students require protective clothing.

This course will be delivered in Moose Jaw and Prince Albert when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information, call 306-691-8263 in Moose Jaw or 306-765-1563 in Prince Albert You will be contacted to arrange dates and times when the interest list has a sufficient number of people. Please bring personal protective equipment.

48 hours/8 weeks
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 13, 2016 - November 3, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Registration deadline: September 8, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$709.00Prince AlbertCRN: 201602-598
March 28, 2017 - May 18, 2017
Mon, Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Registration deadline: March 28, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$709.00Prince AlbertCRN: 201603-655
October 18, 2016 - December 8, 2016
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: A142
Registration deadline: October 11, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$709.00ReginaCRN: 201602-239
February 28, 2017 - April 20, 2017
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: A142
Registration deadline: February 21, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$709.00ReginaCRN: 201603-231
October 18, 2016 - December 8, 2016
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: S113
Registration deadline: October 18, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$709.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-484
January 9, 2017 - March 1, 2017
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: S113
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$709.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-522
March 13, 2017 - May 3, 2017
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: S113
Registration deadline: March 13, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$709.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-523

This hands-on course for women offers an introduction to a variety of basic trade skills. Course content includes Automotive Servicing, Carpentry, Electrical, Machining, Plumbing, and Welding (Sheet Metal and Masonry included at Saskatoon campus only).

Upon successful completion of the course, you are issued a statement of attendance. The course provides women with: increased post-secondary training/education and employment potential in trades the opportunity to explore training options in a variety of trades a realistic understanding of the physical, emotional and academic requirements of training/education and employment in trades Shop sessions include:
  • Welding - you will learn to assemble and tack weld steel, use assorted shaping methods, as well as use cleaning, finishing and cutting tools
  • Automotive servicing - you will learn to perform a variety of vehicle checks as well as an oil and filter change
  • Carpentry - you will learn how to frame and erect a wall, repair a hole in drywall and apply sheathing and drywall
  • Electrical - you will learn basic electrical tasks
  • Machining - you will learn to use tap and die, cutting, drilling and grinding tools
  • Plumbing - you will learn basic plumbing tasks

CSA Approved Steel Toed Safety boots are required for this course

For more information about our Regina campus classes, contact Michelle Lanoie at michelle.lanoie@saskpolytech.ca or 306-775-7503. For our Saskatoon campus classes, contact Brittany Grimsdale at brittany.grimsdale@saskpolytech.ca or 306-659-4863

(includes student fees and GST)
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
October 15, 2016 - November 20, 2016
Oct 15-16, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Oct 22-23, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nov 5-6, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nov 19-20, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Room: 128
Registration deadline: October 7, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$300.00ReginaCRN: 201602-756
February 4, 2017 - March 5, 2017
Feb 4-5, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Feb 11-12, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Feb 25-26, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mar 4-5, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Registration deadline: January 27, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$300.00ReginaCRN: 201603-834
October 15, 2016 - November 20, 2016
Oct 15-16, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Oct 22-23, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nov 5-6, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nov 19-20, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Registration deadline: October 7, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$300.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-757
February 4, 2017 - March 5, 2017
Feb 4-5, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Feb 11-12, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Feb 25-26, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mar 4-5, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Registration deadline: January 27, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$300.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-835
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