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    The virtual coach - As a physiotherapist, coach and trainer, Bruce Craven’s prescriptions depend on repetition – performing the right motions, in the right way, at the right speed until they become second nature. “It’s a person doing a skill with purpose, then receiving feedback to tell them whether they are achieving that goal,” says Craven of Craven SPORT Services in Saskatoon. The company serves a wide range of clients, from Olympic athletes to people wanting to enjoy pain-free gardening or be able to play with their kids.

  •  Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partner on safety training

    Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partner on safety training - August 22, 2018 – Starting this September, the Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association (SCSA) is providing Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s School of Construction students with Safety Construction Orientation Training (SCOT®) at no cost. SCOT is recognized throughout the Saskatchewan construction industry as a base safety orientation in the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors.

  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic free online applied math course attracts students from around the world

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic free online applied math course attracts students from around the world - August 20, 2018 – Since its inception in 2015, the Applied Trade Math MOOC offered by Saskatchewan Polytechnic has attracted nearly 1,000 students from around the world. The self-paced, non-credit course focuses on mathematical concepts commonly used in skilled trades and apprenticeship programs.

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 Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partner on safety training

Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partner on safety training

Communications and Marketing - August 23, 2018

August 22, 2018 – Starting this September, the Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association (SCSA) is providing Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s School of Construction students with Safety Construction Orientation Training (SCOT®) at no cost. SCOT is recognized throughout the Saskatchewan construction industry as a base safety orientation in the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors.

tags: News, School of Construction


Saskatchewan Polytechnic free online applied math course attracts students from around the world

Saskatchewan Polytechnic free online applied math course attracts students from around the world

Communications and Marketing - August 21, 2018

August 20, 2018 – Since its inception in 2015, the Applied Trade Math MOOC offered by Saskatchewan Polytechnic has attracted nearly 1,000 students from around the world. The self-paced, non-credit course focuses on mathematical concepts commonly used in skilled trades and apprenticeship programs.

tags: School of Construction, School of Transportation


School of Construction and School of Transportation dean leverages Sask Polytech expertise to grow national partnerships

School of Construction and School of Transportation dean leverages Sask Polytech expertise to grow national partnerships

Communications and Marketing - July 25, 2018

July 25, 2018 – Last fall, Paul Carter joined Saskatchewan Polytechnic as dean for the School of Construction and School of Transportation, based out of the Saskatoon campus. Since joining Sask Polytech, Carter has developed licensing agreements to offer online training for construction and transportation courses, bringing Sask Polytech programming to students at other Canadian college or polytechnic institutions.

tags: News, School of Construction, School of Transportation


A new way to think about safety

A new way to think about safety

Communications and Marketing - July 12, 2018

When we think about safety, images of hard hats and safety vests come to mind. But safety is more than that – it’s about creating and maintaining a work place in which the worker feels physically, mentally and emotionally safe.

tags: News, School of Construction, WITT


Sask Polytech summer trades camps introduce girls to trades

Sask Polytech summer trades camps introduce girls to trades

Communications and Marketing - July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018 – Girls ages 12-15 are attending week-long trades and technology camps at Saskatchewan Polytechnic this month. Girls Exploring Trades and Technology (GETT) camps provide participants with a safe, supportive environment to explore the tools, equipment and skills needed for a trades and technology career. GETT campers are taught a variety of trades and technology skills with the final project being a desk made of recycled pallets.

tags: News, Moose Jaw, Regina, Saskatoon, School of Construction, WITT


Saskatchewan Polytechnic students win at 24th Skills Canada National Competition

Saskatchewan Polytechnic students win at 24th Skills Canada National Competition

Communications and Marketing - June 25, 2018

Earlier this month, Saskatchewan Polytechnic students representing a variety of programs participated in the 24th Skills Canada National competition — an Olympic-style competition that celebrates student skills in more than 40 trade and technology areas. Sask Polytech received six medals.

tags: News, School of Construction, School of Information and Communications Technology


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