Short Term Training

Short Term Training

Get on the job with Saskatchewan Polytechnic and take advantage of training opportunities designed to meet the needs of unemployed individuals who require additional skills in order to gain employment.

This training generally provides credit towards a Saskatchewan Polytechnic certificate program or applied certificate program. We deliver training throughout the year and the programs are 8 - 20 weeks in length.

Applicants can receive specific details about the program, admission requirements, funding support, and application process during an information session that is held prior to the program start dates, or by contacting a continuing education consultant.

Location(s): Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Regina
Applied Certificate

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Certificate of Achievement

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Location(s): Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon
Applied Certificate

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Applied Certificate

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Location(s): Delivery is subject to needs assessment.
Applied Certificate

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Location(s): Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Prince Albert
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Applied Certificate

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Location(s): Delivery is subject to needs assessment.
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Front Office Manager

Develop your skills and learn what it takes to be a front office manager. In this 12-week program you will learn all aspects of a front office operation including: the guest cycle, guest services, security issues, and management techniques and trends. Advance your knowledge with employability skills in communication, computer skills and practical and conceptual skills. You will also gain hands-on experience with a work practicum.

Program dates: January 16 – April 7, 2017

Admission requirements: Grade 12

If interested, attend the information session and bring your resume:
Monday, December 12, 2016, 10 a.m.
Room F212 in the Technical Center, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert Campus

Tuition and fees: $1,803
You will need to arrange for your official High School Transcript of Marks to be submitted electronically from the Ministry of Education.

For more information, contact: Garry Whitley at 306-765-1772 or

Introduction to Computer Networking

This 12-week program, includes training to identify, install and troubleshoot computer hardware and software components. Your studies will help prepare you to challenge the Comp TIA A+ exam. You will become familiar with Windows features, managing a file system, storage, basic user groups, profiles, policies, system utilities, system tuning and monitoring. The course will help you prepare to write the Microsoft Windows certification exam.

It is a career that calls for good analytical and organizational skills. Strong communication skills are also important because you will be the go-to-person when people need help resolving network issues.

Dates: February 6 – May 5, 2017 (with 1 week break in February).
Admission Requirements: Grade 12 or equivalent plus math (Foundations math 20 or higher, Pre-Calculus 20 or higher or Workplace Math 30)
Tuition and Fees: $984.66 (subject to change)

For more information, please attend the info session:

Where: Sask Polytech, Regina campus, Auditorium (Room 336) Saskatchewan Polytechnic
When: November 23, 2016
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Questions? Contact Garry Whitley at 306-765-1772 or or Bill Walsh at 306-775-7510 or