Women in Trades and Technology (WITT)
Is it time for you to start planning for the career of your future? Have you always wanted to work with tools but haven't had the opportunity? Are you interested in technology but haven't had a chance to really try it out? Are you interested in investigating a career in a trade or technology field?
Upcoming EventsSkills Work! Young Women's Conference
|Start and End Dates||Fee||Location||CRN|
|April 22, 2017 - April 23, 2017|
Sun, Sat - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Registration deadline: April 17, 2017
|$150.00||Moose Jaw||CRN: 201603-3499|
|March 18, 2017 - March 19, 2017|
Sun, Sat - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Registration deadline: March 10, 2017
Call 1-866-467-4278 or
|$150.00||Prince Albert||CRN: 201603-920|
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 email@example.com or 306-775-7503. For our Saskatoon campus classes, contact Brittany Grimsdale at firstname.lastname@example.org or 306-659-4863
Please call 306-775-7427 to inquire about financial assistance.
This course currently has no offerings.
Take a look at the Outreach Programs where each activity is targeted for a specific age group and see why Saskatchewan Polytechnic is viewed as a leader in the advancement of WITT programs in Canada.
As a female Sask Polytech student, apprentice or alumna in trades and technologies, you can access support and mentorship through your education and after graduation. Want to get involved? Become a mentor or find a mentor today.
The Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology (CCWESTT) is a national coalition of groups that aims to promote women in science, engineering, trades and technology; celebrating women's contributions to these fields. Saskatchewan Polytechnic is a member.
For more information contact a WITT Facilitator or Coordinator
Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Moose Jaw
Lisa Grudnizki, Coordinator
Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Prince Albert
Tammie Pawlust, Coordinator
Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Regina
Michelle Lanoie, Coordinator
Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Saskatoon
Brittany Grimsdale, Coordinator