International Programs

Programs and Tuition for International Students

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic welcomes international students to learn in Saskatchewan. As a polytechnic, we offer a comprehensive suite of programming, including certificates, diplomas and degrees. Many programs have strong articulation agreements with universities across Canada, with grads often receiving two years of credit towards a degree.

For general international student questions, please contact us.

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Submit your application now for programs starting in fall 2022, winter 2023 and spring 2023. 

Review the Steps to Attend Saskatchewan Polytechnic to apply for your seat and ensure you meet the English Language Requirement.

What does it cost?

These tuition rates are for international students only. All amounts are in approximate Canadian dollars and are subject to change without notice.

 

The rates listed on the program pages are the tuition rates Canadian students pay . Sask Polytech requires a Permanent Resident card in order to confirm Canadian residency and reduce an international student’s tuition to the domestic rate. When this proof is provided, the domestic tuition rate is effective for all subsequent terms in the program.

Programs

If your program of interest is not available on the online application, the program either does not accept international students or is full for the upcoming intake.

Certain programs at Sask Polytech are offered as program bundles. With one application you can apply and be accepted into both programs.

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Agricultural Equipment TechnicianCertificateSaskatoonAgricultural Equipment Technicians diagnose, repair, modify, overhaul, service and maintain some of today’s most technologically advanced machines—tractors, combines, cultivators, seeders, sprayers. If you like working with ag equipment and troubleshooting mechanical problems, it’s a great career choice.You’ll find your skills are in demand at leading equipment dealerships. You might work as a technician in a fully-equipped service centre or travel to farms and rural areas on service calls. You can also transfer your skills to other industries, such as mining and construction.Agricultural Equipment Technician is a one-year certificate program offered at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon campus . Get hands-on training in:air conditioning, heating and electricalengines, fuel systems, hydraulics, power trainsgas and arc weldingharvest, hay and forage equipmentonboard computer and global positioning systems (GPS)seeding, tillage, sprayers and applicatorsshop procedures and safetytractor set-up and pre-deliveryThis is Hands-On LearningYou'll spend most of your "classroom" time in the shop with Saskatchewan Polytechnic's highly trained instructors, learning how to assemble, service, repair, modify and overhaul a wide range of equipment. You'll round out your program with a two-week work experience in an agricultural dealership. It's a great opportunity to introduce yourself to a potential employer, while building your practical knowledge and skills.Apprenticeship CreditWith this Saskatchewan Polytechnic credential, you may be eligible for credit towards apprenticeship training. To learn more, contact the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).Close Ties to IndustryYour program is designed with input from the provincial and national agricultural equipment industry. The industry also supports students by providing new, technologically advanced equipment while local dealerships supply used equipment for hands-on training. This means your knowledge and skills are up-to-date with real world needs.Trade to DegreeThe Bachelor of Applied Management (BAMgt) degree provides journeypersons the unique opportunity to leverage existing education and experience into a bachelor's degree with two years of additional study. Part-time and remote options are available. School of Transportation
Agriculture and Food ProductionDiplomaMoose JawWith the world’s population at 7.9 billion people and growing, food security is becoming a critical issue. As one of the world’s most reliable producers of high-quality grains, oilseeds and pulse crops, Saskatchewan plays an important role in feeding the world. We have a long history of agricultural innovation, from pioneering zero tillage to implementing GPS-guided machinery and now AI-driven crop management.Agriculture is about more than growing food—it’s about growing food sustainably, managing land and resources, understanding commodity trends and staying up to date on technology. Whether you enjoy being on the land, working with animals, figuring out logistics or working in finance, the new Agriculture and Food Production program can help launch your career. The three-year Agriculture and Food Production diploma program is offered at the Moose Jaw campus and includes three paid co-operative education work terms. You’ll get the foundational, technical, environmental and managerial knowledge you need to succeed in the evolving agriculture industry. In classes and hands-on labs, you’ll develop practical skills in:Agricultural technology, including innovations in precision agriculture, global positioning, IoT devices, grain handling/storage/conveyance, food security and AIAgriculture machinery, including general familiarity with the operation of tillage, seeding, spraying, harvest, haying and other standard ag equipmentFarm management, including business applications, financial record keeping, agricultural economics, commodity marketing, Indigenous resource rights, leadership and globalizationProduction and land management, including crop production, beef cattle production, weed and insect control, soil and crop nutrition, yield management and rangeland managementSustainability, including water management, meteorology, apiculture and environmental sustainabilityThe Co-op Work Term AdvantageThe Agriculture and Food Production diploma gives you, hands-on learning in three co-operative education work terms. Co-op work terms are paid, so you’ll earn while you learn. Saskatchewan Polytechnic arranges your interviews; it’s up to you to shine. It’s also a chance to develop important “soft skills” in job interviewing, professional attitude, interpersonal communication and more.Many of our co-op employers require both a valid Saskatchewan Driver's License and a clean Driver's Abstract. For international students, it can take up to 12 months to obtain a Driver's license; therefore, it is to your advantage to come with a Driver's License from your home country if possible.Some co-op work placements require a Criminal Record Check and/or drug and alcohol testing.Learning Environment30 students are accepted each year.You will participate in lectures, labs and project work at Moose Jaw campus. Classes and labs take 24–25 hours per week.Expect to spend the same amount of time on homework and self-directed study.Effectively managing your work time is important to your success.You will get hands-on experience with agricultural machinery and field plot space. Actual “seat time” on agricultural machinery will familiarize you with modern ag technology, including AIYou will participate in three paid co-operative work terms.You will complete a capstone project that requires coordination and working with others. School of Natural Resources and Built Environment
Artificial Intelligence and Data AnalyticsPost-Graduate CertificateRegina, SaskatoonNext available intake is Sep 2022 and Jan 2023 at Saskatoon and Regina campuses.The goal of the program is to prepare internationally-educated graduates with degrees in information and communications technology for the fields of data analysis and machine learning. Humans have always wanted to better understand the massive amounts of currently available and newly gathered data and what that means for future potential.Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics is the power to analyze and learn about large amounts of data from multiple sources and detect patterns to make future trend predictions. Business and industry benefits from predictive analytics to make decisions about production, marketing and development.You will study:cost and benefit estimation for process changeconversion of business questions into data mining problemsenterprise data architecture and associated technologiesstrategies to leverage the popular data science language Pythonimportance of business intelligence to the modern enterpriseapplication of artificial intelligence (AI) application programming interfaces (APIs) to business applicationsapplication of algorithms to make predictions that form the foundation of machine learningethical issues surrounding big dataemerging application of AI to common business areas School of Information and Communications Technology
Auto Body TechnicianCertificateRegina, SaskatoonNext available intake is Jan 2023 at Saskatoon and Regina campuses.Do you like working on cars? Want to get into the workforce quickly? Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Auto Body Technician program could be a great fit for you. The program prepares you for work in auto body shops, auto dealerships and private garages.The job involves bending, standing and lifting heavy equipment. But it’s also creative work—a good eye for colour and detail will ensure your skills are in demand.Auto Body Technician is a one-year certificate program offered on campus in Saskatoon and in Regina.Note: The Regina and Saskatoon winter (January) deliveries of this program is marketed almost exclusively to international students with a study permit, although it may be available to domestic students as well. The program gives you a solid foundation in the knowledge and skills you’ll need to work in motor vehicle body repair and refinishing. You’ll get practical training in:basic and advanced metal work;basic and advanced painting;benchwork and safe working procedures;door servicing, glass installation and electrical systems;front sheet metal and plastic material repair;industry communications and math;welding.Collector’s Car Club of Saskatchewan Annual Car ShowSaskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus, 4500 Wascana Parkway, Regina, SKSunday, May 29, 2022 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.Food, kids activities, campus tours, and prizes available.For more information, visit the CCC Annual Car Show Facebook page.Hands-On LearningYou’ll learn from experienced instructors and get practical experience in Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s well-equipped auto body shops. You’ll hammer out dings, paint a vehicle, install a glass windshield, align a bumper and more. You’ll also spend two weeks in an auto body repair shop getting a first-hand taste of the job.Apprenticeship CreditWith this Saskatchewan Polytechnic credential, you may be eligible for credit towards apprenticeship training. To learn more, contact the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).Trade to DegreeThe Bachelor of Applied Management (BAMgt) degree provides journeypersons the unique opportunity to leverage existing education and experience into a bachelor's degree with two years of additional study. Part-time and remote options are available. School of Transportation
Automotive Service TechnicianCertificateMoose Jaw, SaskatoonThe next available intake is Jan 2023 at the Moose Jaw campus. This program is only offered at the Moose Jaw campus for International Students.If you enjoy working on cars and trucks, Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Automotive Service Technician program can fast-track you into a career. In less than a year, you could be working as a technician in an automotive shop, car and truck dealership, specialty shop, service station or transportation company.You’ll need good problem-solving skills, mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity. At the end of the program, you’ll have transferable skills you can apply to other trades, including agricultural machinery technician, heavy duty equipment technician, truck and transport mechanic.Automotive Service Technician is a one-year certificate program offered in Moose Jaw and Saskatoon. You’ll learn how to diagnose, repair, service and maintain advanced mechanical and electrical systems in today’s vehicles. Get practical, hands-on training in:body and trimbrakes and chassischarging, ignition and starting systemsclutches and drive lineselectronics and electrical systemsengine repair and rebuildingfuel and emission systemsgeneral shop proceduresCollector’s Car Club of Saskatchewan Annual Car ShowSaskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus, 4500 Wascana Parkway, Regina, SKSunday, May 29, 2022 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.Food, kids activities, campus tours, and prizes available.For more information, visit the CCC Annual Car Show Facebook page.Learn in Well-Equipped ShopsLearn from highly trained instructors in Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s well-equipped automotive shops. You’ll work on real vehicles donated by local dealers and other sources. You’ll use industry-leading diagnostic and servicing equipment, including tools unique to specific manufacturers. By the time you graduate, you’ll have the kind of practical, hands-on training and experience you will need.Apprenticeship CreditWith this Saskatchewan Polytechnic credential, you may be eligible for credit towards apprenticeship training. To learn more, contact the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).Trade to DegreeThe Bachelor of Applied Management (BAMgt) degree provides journeypersons the unique opportunity to leverage existing education and experience into a bachelor's degree with two years of additional study. Part-time and remote options are available. School of Transportation
Bachelor of Applied ManagementDegreeReginaIn Saskatchewan, four out of every ten people currently working in management are over the age of 55. Retirement is looming for nearly half our management workforce. This reality presents an opportunity for those with the right combination of skills, experience and education.The Bachelor of Applied Management (BAMgt) degree program provides journeypersons and non-business diploma graduates with a unique opportunity to leverage existing education and experience into a bachelor's degree with only two years of additional study.The BAMgt degree is designed to meet the emerging need for qualified managers by providing you with two years of course credit towards the four-year bachelor's degree. The program provides theoretical knowledge and applied learning. You will build knowledge and skills in a wide range of leadership and management disciplines including accountancy, human resource management, business communications, strategic management, leadership development, business analytics, finance, change management, risk management, commercial law, and economics.On-campus classes are offered evenings and weekends, which makes completing the program possible while working full time. For students outside Regina, the on-campus courses can be attended virtually. Additionally, some classes may be offered online.For more information, please contact the Program Head Tanis Wilder at 1-306-292-8814. School of Business
Bachelor of Construction ManagementDegreeReginaThe Bachelor of Construction Management (BCM) degree program is unique in Saskatchewan offering students the opportunity to earn an after-diploma baccalaureate degree with an additional two years of study. The program was developed in response to industry need and global trends for trained professionals in the construction industry. The BCM program combines practical multi-faceted skills with theoretical knowledge and technical training, truly a practitioner's degree. Sask Polytech is proud of its reputation of providing industry with 'career ready' graduates, and this degree is no exception while providing a unique, direct and relevant path for students to earn a degree in this increasingly important area. The curriculum encompasses a comprehensive spectrum of construction management topics including:schedulingestimatingsafetycontract lawcost controltenderingproject managementDuring Year 4 of the BCM, students will participate in an industry-supported capstone project.This program is offered with the written authorization of the Minister of Advanced Education, effective July 1, 2017. This authorization was provided after the program proposal underwent a quality assurance review and was found to meet the standards established by the Minister. Prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and degree will be appropriate to their needs. The Work Integrated Learning AdvantageThe work integrated learning (WIL) work term may be paid, so you'll earn while you learn. Saskatchewan Polytechnic arranges your interviews; it's up to you to shine. It's also a chance to develop important skills in job interviewing, professional attitude, interpersonal communication and more.Many of our WIL employers require both a valid Saskatchewan Driver's License and a clean driver's abstract. For international students, it can take up to 12 months to obtain a driver's license; therefore, it is to your advantage to come with a driver's license from your home country if possible. Joseph A. Remai School of Construction
Construction Management (Bachelor Degree)DegreeReginaThe Bachelor of Construction Management (BCM) degree program is unique in Saskatchewan offering students the opportunity to earn an after-diploma baccalaureate degree with an additional two years of study. The program was developed in response to industry need and global trends for trained professionals in the construction industry. The BCM program combines practical multi-faceted skills with theoretical knowledge and technical training, truly a practitioner's degree. Sask Polytech is proud of its reputation of providing industry with 'career ready' graduates, and this degree is no exception while providing a unique, direct and relevant path for students to earn a degree in this increasingly important area. The curriculum encompasses a comprehensive spectrum of construction management topics including:schedulingestimatingsafetycontract lawcost controltenderingproject managementDuring Year 4 of the BCM, students will participate in an industry-supported capstone project.This program is offered with the written authorization of the Minister of Advanced Education, effective July 1, 2017. This authorization was provided after the program proposal underwent a quality assurance review and was found to meet the standards established by the Minister. Prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and degree will be appropriate to their needs. The Work Integrated Learning AdvantageThe work integrated learning (WIL) work term may be paid, so you'll earn while you learn. Saskatchewan Polytechnic arranges your interviews; it's up to you to shine. It's also a chance to develop important skills in job interviewing, professional attitude, interpersonal communication and more.Many of our WIL employers require both a valid Saskatchewan Driver's License and a clean driver's abstract. For international students, it can take up to 12 months to obtain a driver's license; therefore, it is to your advantage to come with a driver's license from your home country if possible. Joseph A. Remai School of Construction
BioScience TechnologyDiplomaSaskatoonBioscience technologists use applied science to research problems and develop solutions to some of life's many important questions, ranging from food safety to new medicines.Saskatchewan Polytechnic's BioScience Technology program is a two-year diploma program that emphasizes a hands-on style of learning. Your classroom time includes theory, practical exercises and labs. A four-week practicum gives you on-the-ground experience working in a laboratory, so at the end of your program you're ready for the workplace.The program is designed to give you a strong foundation in both scientific principles and analytic practices. The emphasis is on developing your lab skills to prepare you for work in the biosciences, biomedical research and applied research fields.You'll develop the skills you need to:analyse DNA, RNA and protein samplesfollow good laboratory practices (GLP) guidelineshandle and prepare laboratory chemicalsorganize and supervise laboratory activitiesrecord, process and report datause analytical instrumentswork with plants and animals in a research settingwork with microorganismsDid You Know?Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC) accredits the program at the Technologist level.TAC is a bold, world class accreditation organization, delivering accreditation services for the engineering technology and applied science profession in Canada.After two years of suitable industrial experience, Saskatchewan Polytechnic graduates are eligible to apply for membership with the Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians (SASTT).You can also use your diploma as a stepping stone to a university degree - receive up to two years' university transfer credits to continue your post-secondary education in biosciences.How Does it Fit?Working in the biosciences involves detail-oriented and meticulous laboratory work. It also requires an open mind, an aptitude for problem solving and the ability to think on your feet. Bioscience technologists are members of multidisciplinary teams, so communication, interpersonal and team-building skills are an asset.The BioScience Technology program works with industry partners to grow the bioscience industry in Saskatchewan. Saskatoon is host to over 30 biotechnology related companies and has great community, provincial and federal support. Sask Polytech students are hired by many of these local companies.Ladder into a DegreeTurn your BioScience Technology diploma into a university degree in just two years. Saskatchewan Polytechnic has a transfer agreement with the University of Saskatchewan. You can also transfer into programs at Athabasca University (Alberta), Memorial University (Newfoundland) and Royal Roads University (B.C.).Diploma graduates are also eligible to take the Bachelor of Applied Management degree at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available.Learning Environment24 students are accepted each year. Find out more about books and supplies.Students will experience laboratory work, lectures and a practicum work term.Class hours are 25 to 27 hours per week. Students can expect to complete 30-40 hours of homework each week outside of class time.There is a capstone group project that requires coordination.Students are involved in their practicum selection and location School of Natural Resources and Built Environment
Business AccountancyPost-Graduate CertificateMoose JawThis post-graduate certificate program is designed to help students prepare for the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) designation. The program was developed from the CPA competency map that provides graduates with the opportunity to fill current and ongoing demand for accountants. You can apply to use your post-graduate certificate credits for standing toward the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. The Business Accountancy post-graduate certificate program is offered through the School of Business and takes place over three semesters at the Moose Jaw Campus.Students will gain a deeper understanding of:accounting practices and principlesaccounting managementtaxationcommercial law as it relates to finances and accountingYou'll develop the skills required to earn your CPA designation and grow your accounting career. School of Business
Business DiplomaDiploma Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Saskatoon This program is only offered at the Moose Jaw and Prince Albert campuses for International Students. All core program students beginning or applying to the program after July 2021 will be required to complete Introduction to Business (BUS 104) with the exception of the following:Core program students who completed Year One of the Business Diploma program through the School of Continuing Education (Saskatchewan Polytechnic), Saskatchewan regional colleges,  Saskatoon Campus or Prince Albert Campus are exempted from completing BUS 104 – Introduction to Business provided they apply to graduate on or before June 30, 2022.Note: The Business diploma - Insurance specialty (Moose Jaw Campus) is suspended for one year, effective for the 2021/22 academic year only.Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Business diploma will give you a competitive edge in your career. Business students are tomorrow's accountants, financial officers, marketing managers, insurance brokers, human resources specialists and entrepreneurs. Many of the diploma specialties also provide opportunities for co-op work placements.Our two-year Business diploma program is offered full-time as follows below.Note: Locations may be subject to change annually.Moose Jaw (all specialties)Saskatoon (Accountancy and Marketing specialties - delivered via live streaming)Prince Albert (Management specialty only)Flexible learning options including online and evening classes are available through the School of Continuing Education.International students are accepted to the Moose Jaw and Prince Albert programs.Full-time students in Saskatoon apply to the Business certificate program before entering the Business diploma program. Business diploma students apply through Moose Jaw and Prince Albert.The Business certificate program is equivalent to the first year of the diploma program. The first year provides a well-rounded foundation in core business concepts, including accounting, computers, economics, human resources, insurance, organizational behavior, marketing and more. The second year allows you to specialize in one of the following areas of expertise.You can apply to transfer your Business courses to degree programs at various universities. See the Get credit for what you know section below.Note: Be sure to pay special attention to the Electives that are required for second year specialties (listed at the bottom of the Courses section below). Accountancy Accounting is about more than numbers; it's about conducting audits, doing business analyses and presenting financial information so managers and investors can make informed decisions. Accounting is often called the language of business. If you want to be one of the people at the table when critical business decisions are made, Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Business accountancy specialty will appeal to you.You'll study cost accounting, auditing, taxation, finance, financial accounting and more. You'll apply theory to real-world situations in business simulations, case studies and group projects. You'll use industry standard software in your courses. Optional co-operative education work terms are a great way to gain valuable experience and make industry connections - while earning money.You can apply to use your diploma for credit in a degree program at the University of Regina's Paul J. Hill School of Business, University of Saskatchewan's Edward School of Business, Royal Roads University, University of Lethbridge or online degree programs at Athabasca University. You can also apply to use your diploma credits for standing toward the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. For more information, visit www.cpacanada.ca.Saskatchewan Polytechnic accountancy specialists are in demand. Many grads have jobs lined up before they graduate. You'll find opportunities in every sector: commercial, industrial, institutional, government and non-profit. You could work for an accounting firm or in the accounting department of a private company or government department. Financial Services If you're interested in a career that combines working with money and working with people, Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Business financial services specialty diploma is a great choice. Financial services is more than banking - it's loans, mortgages, investment products, financial planning and advising, money management, insurance, risk management and more. Essentially it's helping people with their financial health from the cradle to the grave. With so many services and an aging workforce, it's also an industry with exceptional potential for career growth and mentorship.You'll develop specialized knowledge and skills in residential mortgages, bank operations, financial products and services, loans and credit, personal financial planning, tax fundamentals, advanced investment products and more.Practical exercises and hands-on activities give you a chance to apply what you learn. A unique seminar course on strategic advising in your final semester gives you a chance to integrate theory and practice in a simulated retail banking environment. It's a chance to polish your skills before entering the workforce.Saskatchewan Polytechnic works with the Canadian Securities Institute (CSI) to ensure students are meeting actual marketplace needs. As part of your course requirements, you must register with the CSI and purchase specified textbooks that will be used for Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Investment Funds in Canada preparation course. Saskatchewan Polytechnic will guide you through your CSI registration process and textbook purchase.Graduating with a financial services specialty diploma qualifies you to apply for advanced standing into degree programs at the University of Regina's Paul J. Hill School of Business, Royal Roads University, University of Lethbridge or online degree programs at Athabasca University. Graduates of this specialty may also receive transfer credits towards the Certified in Management designation through the Canadian Institute of Management and the Certified Logistics Professional designation through the Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation.Graduates are prepared to work in a multitude of positions including management trainees in the financial market (financial institutions). These include chartered banks, investment firms, credit unions, trust companies, and insurance companies. Human Resources Human resources offers the best of two career paths; working with people and working in a business environment. On a day-to-day basis, you might be dealing with benefits, payroll, labour relations or recruitment issues. But you'll also be involved in the bigger picture - designing competitive employee packages, supporting a productive work environment and creating a healthy organizational culture. Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Business human resources specialty provides the broad-based training you need to work in any sector.This human resources specialty is available on campus in Moose Jaw or through flexible learning options (online and evening). You'll focus on in-depth training in the application of business management practices to employment situations, employee engagement, compensation and benefits, labour and employee relations, organizational effectiveness and behavior, recruitment and selection, training and development, and workplace wellness.In addition to lecture material, you'll participate in class assignments, role-playing, demonstrations, and simulations. The emphasis on learning by doing will help you translate theory into real-life skills.As a human resources student you have the option to spend a year taking three consecutive four-month paid co-operative education work terms. Work terms not only let you develop your skills on the job, they provide an excellent introduction to potential employers.You can use your Business human resources specialty diploma for credit in degree programs at the University of Regina's Paul J. Hill School of Business, University of Saskatchewan's Edwards School of Business, Royal Roads University, University of Lethbridge or online degree programs at Athabasca University. Graduates of this specialty may also receive transfer credits towards the Certified in Management designation through the Canadian Institute of Management and the Certified Logistics Professional designation through the Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation.A Business diploma in human resources gives you a lot of choices. You could work in the HR department of a large multinational company, government agency or health organization. You could be part of a smaller team or even the only specialist in a small business. Where you work impacts what you do. In a smaller organization, you might be a generalist doing a wide variety of HR tasks. In a larger organization, you could be an HR manager, recruiter, labour relations assistant, compensation analyst, training coordinator or benefits administrator. Insurance   Insurance is big business in Canada. People, businesses, and organizations rely on insurance professionals to help manage risk and protect against loss. With more than 25 percent of the current workforce* expected to retire in the next few years, now is a great time to start a career in insurance.Insurance brokers, appraisers, claims investigators and marketing representatives work closely with people and businesses. Insurance adjusters, underwriters, loss control specialists, risk managers, and actuaries work behind the scenes balancing the numbers.* Insurance Institute of CanadaSaskatchewan Polytechnic is one of only nine colleges and universities in Canada to offer a dedicated insurance program, and the only one in Saskatchewan. The specialty is designed with extensive input from Saskatchewan's insurance industry and the Insurance Institute of Canada.In this second year specialty, you'll take courses in insurance against liability, insurance broker/agent skills, insurance on property, loss adjusting, relationship selling, commercial law, and underwriting.When you graduate, you'll have written five of the 10 Insurance Institute of Canada exams necessary to earn your Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation. You can also apply to use your diploma for a head start in degree programs at the University of Regina's Paul J. Hill School of Business, Royal Roads University, University of Lethbridge or online degree programs at Athabasca University. Graduates of this specialty may also receive transfer credits towards the Certified in Management designation through the Canadian Institute of Management and the Certified Logistics Professional designation through the Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation.There are more job openings than insurance specialty grads. You'll find your skills in demand in communities around the province. Work as an insurance broker/agent in a large firm or as an independent broker. Build a career as a claims adjuster, underwriter or appraiser for government or private insurance agencies. Management If you like being part of decision-making processes and are interested in organizational culture and interpersonal dynamics, the Business management specialty will appeal to you. Business management is many things - efficient management of people, effective organization of resources, and strategic planning for growth. You could work in an administrative role in a wide range of public and privately owned enterprises, crown corporations and government organizations, or start your own business.You'll develop knowledge and skills in interpersonal and organizational behavior, finance and managerial accounting, entrepreneurship, digital media, leadership and decision making, cross-cultural management, project management, and strategic management.You can take a year to participate in the optional three consecutive four-month paid co-operative education work terms between semesters three and four. It's a chance to try different job areas in administration and discover the best fit for your career goals.Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Business management specialty diploma is accredited by the Canadian Institute of Management (CIM). When you graduate, you'll have met the educational requirements for the Certified in Management (CIM) professional designation. After two years of managerial (or supervisory) work experience, you can apply for the right to put the highly respected "CIM" designation after your name.You can also use your Business management specialty diploma for credit in degree programs at the University of Regina's Paul J. Hill School of Business, University of Saskatchewan's Edwards School of Business, Royal Roads University, University of Lethbridge or online degree programs at Athabasca University. Graduates of this specialty may also receive transfer credits towards the Certified Logistics Professional designation through the Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation.When you graduate, you will have the knowledge and practical skills for a wide variety of administrative and supervisory jobs in many types of organizations. Or you can apply what you have learned to grow your own business. Marketing A career in marketing can take you in many directions - branding, research, public relations, retail, advertising sales or event planning. And you can find jobs in these areas in almost every sector, from health agencies to natural resource companies to non-profit organizations.Our dynamic curriculum includes social media, computer-based simulations, industry-standard Adobe software, crisis management, and other emerging trends.You can develop on-the-job skills, introduce yourself to different employers and test-drive different types of jobs over the year during three consecutive four-month paid co-operative education work terms.You'll gain knowledge and skills in advertising, branding and creative design, digital and social media, market research and strategic marketing, project management and relationship selling, public relations, and retail strategy and development.You'll get a hands-on education using social media, writing copy, doing mock presentations, conducting research, creating computer-based simulations, participating in group projects and more. You'll also get involved in the community; Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Business marketing specialty diploma gives you an opportunity to work on real projects for community-based organizations.You can apply to use your Business marketing specialty diploma for credit in degree programs at the University of Regina's Paul J. Hill School of Business, University of Saskatchewan's Edwards School of Business, Royal Roads University, University of Lethbridge or online degree programs at Athabasca University. Graduates of this specialty may also receive transfer credits towards the Certified in Management designation through the Canadian Institute of Management and the Certified Logistics Professional designation through the Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation.Business marketing specialty grads work as marketing coordinators, marketing assistants, advertising sales representatives, event planners, publicists, social media specialists, account managers, brand managers, market researchers and more. Use your skills in your own business, work for an advertising agency or design firm, or look for opportunities in larger organizations and government agencies.truetrue School of Business
Business Information SystemsDiplomaMoose Jaw, ReginaInternational applications are closed for September 2022.Information technology, business software, mobile platforms—information systems are reinventing the way we do business. Computer-savvy people with programming and development skills are in demand in the business world. When your skill set includes training in business solution development, you’re a hot commodity.Business Information Systems (BIS) is a two-year diploma program offered full-time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Moose Jaw Campus. It includes four academic semesters and a six-month paid co-operative education work term.The Business Information Systems program starts with a solid foundation in business basics with a focus on information technology functions and learning how to use them to develop meaningful business solutions. This includes training in:Software development languages (Visual Studio.NET, Java, COBOL);Computer hardware, networking and operating systems (Windows, Unix and Linux);Data gathering, modeling and database management systems (Oracle, SQL Server 2000);Retrieval techniques of databases and programming languages (SQL, PLSQL, ADO.NET, JDBC); andTarget platforms, including Windows application development, networked software development, web application development (XHTML, JavaScript, ASP, Java).You’ll use cutting edge technology in servers, programming and mobile apps. You’ll have opportunities to develop or enhance actual production applications, and build hands-on skills in systems analysis, design methodologies and project management.Diploma to DegreeGraduates can apply to transfer into degree programs at the University of Regina's Paul J. Hill School of Business, the University of Regina's Computer Science department, the University of Lethbridge and Athabasca University.  School of Information and Communications Technology
Business ManagementPost-Graduate CertificateMoose Jaw, Prince AlbertInternational applications for March 2023 are open for Moose Jaw and Prince Albert campuses.The Business Management post-graduate certificate is an eight-month program that provides a unique opportunity for professionals who want to advance their careers through the development of leadership and management knowledge and skills. The program will prepare students with an existing bachelor's or master's degree to assume leadership and managerial roles in Saskatchewan and Canadian public and private enterprise. Students will develop skills and knowledge in fields of management, accounting, marketing, leadership, business communications, and cross-cultural business practices.You will apply theory to real-world situations in business simulations, case studies and group projects, and use industry standard software in your courses. Your combination of core and elective courses will prepare you for progression into career opportunities requiring strong leadership and management skills.Students whose prior degrees are in non-business subjects may want to pursue additional business training at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Graduates from the Business Management post-graduate certificate may qualify for advanced standing in other Saskatchewan Polytechnic business certificate and diploma programs, including specialized training in Human Resources, Marketing, Accountancy, Insurance, Financial Services, and Management. School of Business
Chemical TechnologyDiplomaSaskatoonIf you love lab work and you're looking for a program that can launch you into a great career in just two years, check out the Chemical Technology program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.Chemical Technologists find employment throughout the province of Saskatchewan and beyond its borders. Many different industries employ graduates from the program including food manufacturing, mining, agriculture, cannabis, chemical manufacturing, and oil and gas. A Chemical Technology diploma will allow you the flexibility to choose a career path that suits you.Chemical Technology is a nationally accredited, two-year diploma program offered through Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr. The program is designed to give you a well-rounded foundation in scientific principles and analytic practices--essential building blocks for a flexible career. You'll build knowledge and skills in:analytical instrumentationorganic, physical, analytical and environmental chemistryhandling and manipulating chemicalslaboratory quality control and assurancerecording, processing and reporting dataLearning is hands-on--you'll spend almost as much time in labs as in the classroom. And you'll apply what you've learned during a four-week industry research project.Diploma to a DegreeTurn your Chemical Technology diploma into a university degree in just two years. Saskatchewan Polytechnic has transfer agreements with the University of Regina and University of Saskatchewan. You can also transfer into programs at Athabasca University (Alberta), Memorial University (Newfoundland), and Royal Roads University (B.C.). Use your diploma to ladder into a mining engineering technology degree at Queen's University in Ontario.Bachelor of Applied Management DegreeDiploma graduates are also eligible to take the Bachelor of Applied Management degree right here at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available.Learning Environment24 students are accepted each yearStudents will experience lectures and laboratory classes, as well as tours of relevant industrial laboratoriesClass hours are from 8 am – 4 pm daily; if desired, students can take part time studies and complete the program over 3 yearsHomework is required outside of scheduled class timeHigh Employment RateBecause the program is designed with input from industry, your education matches real-world needs. And that’s why Saskatchewan Polytechnic science graduates are so highly sought after by employers. A recent survey shows that the majority of Chemical Technology graduates are employed in a training-related field.  School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing
Civil Engineering Technologies (Civil Construction option or Water Resources option)DiplomaMoose JawCivil Engineering Technologies is a 27-month diploma program offered full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw Campus. It includes five academic semesters and two four-month consecutive Co-operative Education work terms. The program offers two options; Construction and Water Resources. The first two semesters are common to both disciplines. You will build skills in:SurveyingComputer applications and modellingCommunicationsMaterials analysis and testing procedures and protocolsHydraulicsProject ManagementMunicipal infrastructureStudents select their option after successfully completing the second semester. Thirty-six students will be accepted into the Construction option and twenty students will be accepted into the Water Resources option. If the number of students desiring either option is more than the available seats, a competitive entry process will be utilized based on student performance in the first two semesters.In semesters three, four and five, you will focus on your chosen option. In Construction, you will develop well-rounded knowledge and skills in:Geotechnical Engineering (soils investigations and earthworks projects, etc.)Pavement designStructures (steel, timber, reinforced concrete)TransportationIn Water Resources, your studies will focus on:Meteorological and hydrometric data collection and analysisWater chemistryRiver engineeringHydrologyWatershed ManagementWater supply and flood and drought managementWater quality managementThe emphasis on hands-on learning means you'll spend a lot of your time in labs and on field assignments. You will participate in field and survey camps, practical assignments, and carry out applied research and other projects.The Co-op Work Term AdvantageCo-operative work terms are paid, so you'll earn while you learn. Saskatchewan Polytechnic arranges your interviews; it's up to you to shine. It's also a chance to develop important "soft skills" in job interviewing, professional attitude, interpersonal communication and more.Many of our co-op employers require both a valid Saskatchewan Driver's Licence and a clean Driver's Abstract. For international students, it can take up to 12 months to obtain a Driver's licence; therefore, it is to your advantage to come with a Driver's Licence from your home country if possible.Some opportunities require a Criminal Record Check and/or drug and alcohol testing.Nationally Recognized CredentialTechnology Accreditation Canada (TAC) accredits the program at the Technologist level.TAC is a bold, world class accreditation organization, delivering accreditation services for the engineering technology and applied science profession in Canada.Diploma to DegreeCivil Engineering Technologies: ConstructionUse your diploma to ladder into the Bachelor of Construction Management or Bachelor of Applied Management degree right here at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Graduates can also ladder into an external engineering degree bridging program at Camosun College in British Columbia, an engineering degree at Lakehead University in Ontario, a degree in Construction Management in Calgary or a technology degree at Memorial University in Newfoundland or Queen’s University in Ontario.Civil Engineering Technologies: Water ResourcesUse your diploma to ladder into the Bachelor of Construction Management or Bachelor of Applied Management degree right here at Saskatchewan Polytechnic or into external engineering degree at the University of Regina, an applied science degree at Lakeland College in Alberta, an environmental science or environmental management degree at Royal Roads University in British Columbia, or a technology degree at Memorial University in Newfoundland or Queen’s University in Ontario.Learning EnvironmentThirty-six Construction and 20 Water Resources students are accepted each year.Students will experience laboratory and project work, lectures and co-operative work terms.Class hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. Students are expected to complete 30 to 40 hours of homework each week outside of class time.There are many group projects that require coordination.It is very important that students take initiative and manage their work time effectively.  Surveying,Computer applications,Computer modelling,Communications,Materials analysis,Materials testing,Hydraulics,hydrology,Project Management,Municipal infrastructure,infrastructure,design ,construction,maintenance,physical and naturally built environment,roads,bridges,canals,dams,airports,sewerage systems,pipelines,railways,Geotechnical Engineering,soils investigations,earthworks,Pavement design ,Structures,Steel,Timber,reinforced concrete,Transportation,Meteorological,hydrometric,data collection,chemistry,River engineering,Hydrology,Watershed Management,supply,flood and drought management, quality management,Environmental,civil engineering design technologists,traffic technologists,building inspectors,materials testing technologists,estimators,coordinators,rural municipalities,government,highway,consulting engineering firms,Consultants,construction companies,research organizations,mining,telecommunication,transportation,powerutilities,federal governments,research laboratories,inspection agencies,environmental agencies,engineering firms,consulting companies,industrial plants,hydroelectric utilities, manager,environmental protection officer (EPO),compliance officer,lab supervisor,lab technologist,hydraulics/hydrology technologist,analyst,engineer,based,environmental background,clean,sewage,flood damage,Asset management,pumping stations,reservoirs,engineer,engineering,treatment,asphalt,concrete,soil School of Natural Resources and Built Environment
Cloud Computing and BlockchainPost-Graduate CertificateRegina, SaskatoonNext available intake is September 2022 at the Saskatoon campus.The post-graduate certificate in cloud computing and blockchain will prepare students for the challenges of evaluating the feasibility, designing, and implementing cloud-based solutions that fulfill the requirements of specific business cases. Additionally, the program content will provide students with the cognitive and technical skills to evaluate blockchain technologies beyond cryptocurrencies. Therefore, they can design and implement blockchain-based solutions.The program content is based on the expectation that students will have developed necessary digital-literacy skills, such as online research, sharing information to create knowledge, being responsible online, among others, in their undergraduate information and communication technology degree and that the Cloud Computing and Blockchain post-graduate certificate program will enhance their existing knowledge and skills. School of Information and Communications Technology
Commercial PilotDiplomaSaskatoonInternational applications for September 2022 are open.Take to the skies with Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Commercial Pilot program. The growing aviation industry means qualified pilots are in demand—there’s never been a better opportunity to build your career as a commercial pilot.The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Commercial Pilot program is one of the most innovative, highly-respected programs in Canada, with excellent industry support and local carriers actively recruiting our students. When you graduate, you’ll have your Commercial Pilot Licence with multi-engine instrument rating or single-engine instrument rating.The Commercial Pilot diploma program provides a strong foundation in the basic principles of aviation. You’ll alternate ground school training sessions at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Koyl Ave. with actual flying experience at a Saskatchewan flight school, with advantages including low congestion and many hours of sunshine every year!You’ll learn about:aircraft engines, instruments and pilot electronicsaircraft systems and flight operationsaviation business, crew resource management and cultural awarenessCanadian aviation regulationsmeteorologyinstrument flyingnavigationtheory of flightState-of-the-Art Flight SimulatorSaskatchewan Polytechnic's new ALSIM flight simulator puts you in the pilot’s seat for take-off and landing at any airport in North America. Programmable real-life scenarios give you risk-free experience flying in all kinds of weather and dealing with emergencies and standard operating procedures. The simulator has multiple single- and multi-engine configurations.Experience and MentorshipGround school classes are led by experienced instructors who know the aviation business. Your classes offer a unique opportunity to talk one-on-one with experienced pilots and other aviation professionals, getting an inside view on finding a job, building your career and developing your skills.Diploma to DegreeDiploma graduates are eligible to take the Bachelor of Applied Management degree right here at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available. School of Transportation
Computer Automated Systems TechnicianDiplomaRegina More than ever, advances in computer technologies are making our world a smaller place. The computer industry continues to provide us with faster and more robust networks and devices that keep us all connected. This growth is ensuring that there is a strong demand for the technicians that can design, build, maintain, and repair the computer automation systems that produce global innovations.Are you passionate about computers and technology? Do you have an interest in how smart devices and the Internet work? Are you finding yourself reviewing the newest and latest technology? If so, Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Computer Automated Systems Technician diploma program at Regina Campus will immerse you in the latest computer and automated technologies.Hands-on labs and courses that focus on the computers, automated systems, and using industry-standard software and equipment, will give you the confidence to be successful in the fast-paced and evolving computer automated industry.You will build a solid foundation in:computer hardwarecustomer serviceWindows operating systemsLinux operating systemssimulation and prototyping software3d modeling3d printingdata collectionproblem solvingproject managementpython programmingApplication Programming Interface (API) integrationcomputer networksdevice and network securitywireless technologieselectronic communication technologiesThe program's delivery methods focus on the technology of today and provide you with a hands-on approach to learning.Assignments may require a considerable amount of time outside of regular class hours.Please note: Delivery methods have been optimized for remote learning. You can still expect world class, hands-on education even when working from home or in-person on campus.You Learn by DoingYou will develop a logical and technical awareness that will become the foundation of your professional competence. You will learn about leading software and hardware applications by using them in your classes and labs. You will create a variety of projects that are designed specifically to build skills that industry employers value.Ready to WorkBy graduation, you will have experience managing and producing an automated system from concept to deployment. You will work towards building a custom computer automated solution that will validate your employment skills and prepare you to work in the computer automated systems industry. School of Information and Communications Technology
Computer Engineering TechnologyDiplomaMoose JawIf you’re fascinated by what makes computers tick, both inside (hardware) and out (software), becoming a computer engineering technologist has great possibilities. Work in information technology roles, network security, embedded systems, robotics, and automated systems. The future is still unfolding, and your career could go in many directions.The Computer Engineering Technology program is a three-year, nationally recognized, diploma offered full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Moose Jaw campus. You’ll get an exceptional hands-on learning experience during five semesters of classroom study and three Co-operative Education work terms.Saskatchewan Polytechnic is unique in our emphasis on both hardware and software. You’ll learn how to:analyze, test and design analog and digital circuitsdesign, fabricate and populate printed circuit boardsprogram personal computers and microcontrollers using various programming languagesdesign and test interfaces between computers and peripheralsdesign, install and administer networksdesign and test various digital data transmission systemsinstall, configure and maintain workstations and servers in various operating system environmentsA capstone research project gives you an opportunity to apply what you’ve learned to the development of an original design, from concept through to prototype.The Co-op Work Term AdvantageCo-operative work terms are paid, so you'll earn while you learn. Saskatchewan Polytechnic arranges your interviews; it's up to you to shine. It's also a chance to develop important "soft skills" in job interviewing, professional attitude, interpersonal communication and more.Many of our co-op employers require both a valid Saskatchewan Driver's License and a clean Driver's Abstract. For international students, it can take up to 12 months to obtain a Driver's license; therefore, it is to your advantage to come with a Driver's License from your home country if possible.Diploma to DegreeDiploma graduates are eligible to take the Bachelor of Applied Management degree right here at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available.The diploma can also be used to ladder into an engineering degree at Lakehead University or mining engineering technology degree at Queen’s University in Ontario or a technology degree at Memorial University in Newfoundland.Learning Environment24 students are accepted each year.Students will hands-on lab and project work, lectures and co-operative work terms.Class hours are 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily. Students are expected to complete 30-40 hours of homework each week outside of class time.There are many group projects that require coordination.It is very important that students take initiative and manage their work time effectively.  School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing
Computer Networking TechnicianCertificateReginaComputer networking technicians are called “network mechanics” because of their ability to solve problems in all kinds of network environments. Since just about every business depends on computer networks, computer networking technicians can find job opportunities in every sector. Your job might involve IT infrastructure support and service, information systems, network or systems administration.It’s a career that calls for good analytical and organizational skills. Strong communication skills are also important, because you’ll be the go-to person when people need help resolving network issues.Computer Networking Technician is an intensive certificate program that will help you launch a career in less than a year. The program is available full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina campus. You’ll learn the fundamentals of information technology (IT) with an emphasis on a hands-on approach to installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing computer networking systems and equipment.Over nine months, you’ll study IT specialties, including:desktop supportserver infrastructurenetwork infrastructureLinuxsecurityEquipment is provided for onsite lab learning, including Cisco routers and switches, desktop PCs and small business servers. You’ll have the opportunity to build complex networked computer systems to further your knowledge of working systems.Designed with Industry InputLeading industry representatives volunteer their time and input on our program advisory committee to ensure that your training is in tune with evolving trends and demands in the workplace.Cisco Regional AcademySaskatchewan Polytechnic is the Cisco Regional Academy for Saskatchewan. The big advantage for you is that most of your courses are designed around industry-recognized certifications. Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Computer Networking Technician program will prepare you to:write the exam for Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) designation; andwrite other industry-recognized exams for Cisco, CompTIA and Microsoft certifications.Personal study is recommended before you write any industry certification exam.  School of Information and Communications Technology
Computer Systems TechnologyDiplomaRegina, SaskatoonComputer systems technologists solve computer-related issues for businesses, government agencies, utilities, law enforcement agencies, health services providers, educational institutions and more. It’s a career that demands a unique blend of skills—computer literacy, technical know-how and communications savvy—but also lets you specialize in areas that interest you the most, including programming, software design, mobile application programming, data communications and web design.The two-year Computer Systems Technology diploma is available full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon campus and Regina Campus, with a number of courses also available through distance and/or continuing education. Comprehensive technical training gives you a solid foundation of theory and hands-on lab practice in:designing, installing and managing local area networksdeveloping computer programs in various programming languagesdeveloping interactive web pages with multimedia componentsdeveloping proficiency in several common computer application packagesinstalling and configuring computer hardware and softwareperforming systems analysis and designprogramming apps for mobile devices (smart phones, tablets, etc.)providing end-user technical support servicestroubleshooting and repairing hardware problemsYou’ll also learn business principles, project management and communication skills—attributes potential employers look for when hiring for IT personnel.Diploma to DegreeTransfer agreements with the University of Saskatchewan, University of Regina and University of Lethbridge let you ladder into a computer science degree with two more years of study. It’s a great way to expand your career horizons, while leaving the door open to earn a living with your diploma.Bachelor of Applied ManagementDiploma graduates are eligible to take the Bachelor of Applied Management degree right here at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available. computer programming Java PHP C# .NET code coding networking School of Information and Communications Technology
Continuing Care AssistantCertificate Prince Albert, Regina, SaskatoonDemand for health-care workers is high, and that includes demand for continuing care assistants. If you enjoy caring for others, and if you want to get into the workforce quickly, Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Continuing Care Assistant program might be just what you’re looking for.As a continuing care assistant, you’ll work directly with clients in long-term care, home care, assisted living, some areas in acute care, and even special needs classrooms. You’ll help them with mobility, personal care, assisting them to eat their meals, and medication monitoring. It’s a face-to-face, people-focused job.Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Continuing Care Assistant program is a one-year certificate program that you can take in Saskatoon, Regina or Prince Albert. You can also take it through your local regional college or through part-time distance flexible learning through the School of Continuing Education. The program combines hands-on classroom learning with practical clinical experience. You’ll build knowledge and skills in:addressing individual psychosocial needs;administering personal care;dementia management strategies;gerontology (a major area of study);long-term care philosophy in different settings;promoting independence in a safe environment;working with individuals with different physical and cognitive impairments; and/orworking with people of different cultures.Your clinical work experiences will give you a taste of different work settings. Under the supervision of a buddy or staff member, you’ll work directly with clients in home care, long-term care and acute care settings. It’s a great way to build your skills and your confidence.Is it a fit?Continuing care assistants have been called “the eyes and ears of the frail and vulnerable.” You need to be a caring, patient person, with an upbeat attitude and good people skills. Your most important asset is simply a desire to improve quality of life for others.truetrue School of Nursing
Culinary ArtsDiplomaPrince Albert, Regina, SaskatoonInternational applications are closed for September 2022 and January 2023.Turn your passion for food into a career. Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Culinary Arts diploma program is hands on, fast paced and cutting edge—and the only four semester advanced culinary training program in Saskatchewan.Get the professional training you need to launch a career in cooking, whether you’re interested in a career in restaurants, hotels, resorts, private clubs, catering, institutional settings or running your own restaurant. We train the next generation of culinary leaders.Culinary Arts is a four semester diploma program offered at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert Campus, Regina Campus, and Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr. Your instructors are all experienced Red Seal chefs. They will introduce you to cooking principles and practices, everything from baking to breakfasts, garde manger to a la carte, and meats, seafood and poultry to vegetables, starches and pasta. Here are some of the exciting culinary subjects you will be exposed to:baking and pastrycatering and special event cookingContemporary cuisine and modern food trendsfield to fork experiencefine diningmeat cutting and cookingregional foods and Indigenous foodssauces and soupsshort order food productionvegetable cookingwines and beveragesworld cuisinesIntensive, Hands-On EducationFrom food prep to short order cooking to fine dining, you will learn what it is like to work in a commercial kitchen—you’ll spend your time learning new skills and applying new knowledge through a combination of hands-on learning, online learning, and participation in actual food events.Get a Global Learning ExperienceAs a Sask Polytech Culinary Arts student, you can sharpen your intercultural skills. You’ll have an opportunity to participate in a one week cultural and culinary tour of Mexico, including museums, restaurants, and classes together with the Mexican students in the culinary program at Universidad Cuauhtemoc.Apprenticeship CreditWith this Saskatchewan Polytechnic credential, you may be eligible for credit towards apprenticeship training. To learn more, contact the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).Diploma to DegreeDiploma graduates are eligible to take the Bachelor of Applied Management degree right here at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available. School of Hospitality and Tourism
Cyber SecurityPost-Graduate CertificateSaskatoonThe Cyber Security post-graduate certificate will prepare students for the challenges of identifying network and computer system vulnerabilities, conducting ethical hacks to determine system risk and designing organizational cyber security plans. The program content is based on the expectation that students will have developed problem-solving skills and basic research skills in their undergraduate information and communication technology degrees, and that the Cyber Security post-graduate certificate program will enhance their existing knowledge and skills. Cyber security is everyone's business, and developing current practical knowledge is important in this digital growth industry. School of Information and Communications Technology
Design and Manufacturing Engineering TechnologyDiplomaSaskatoonImagine you could take an idea for a new smart product and bring it to life. Take a conceptual design, optimize it, do mechanical engineering analysis and create a prototype that may include user configurable options, intelligent control and sensors. As you design and prototype, you also plan how it will be manufactured with the latest automation and robotic equipment.The Design and Manufacturing Engineering Technology program (formerly CAD/CAM Engineering Technology) has mechanical engineering subjects and mechanical design at its core, with specialty areas such as:Advanced Manufacturing (CNC machines, robots, industrial 3D printing)Mechatronics (Electronics, Microcontrollers - Arduino/Raspberry Pi, Programming)Computer systems and networking (Computer hardware, WiFi, Networking)CAD and engineering software (2D/3D CAD, CNC simulation, Finite Element Analysis)All these capabilities combine to enable smart product and systems design.Work Integrated Learning methodology uses projects in many of the courses. Students have the opportunity to design and build products to reinforce the theory, rather than just theory and assignments.Students also have an opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities including our Eco-car project, which is a student designed and built super mileage concept car. The car has placed as high as second in the world at the Shell Eco-marathon Drivers World Championship. There may also be opportunities for students to attend a short two-week international exchange to visit and learn in another country.The Design and Manufacturing Engineering Technology program is a two-year diploma offered at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr.  Saskatchewan Polytechnic's experienced instructors and leading-edge lab equipment provide an exceptional hands-on learning experience. The program enables your creativity and gives you the engineering and manufacturing tools and expertise that you need to bring ideas to life. School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing
Disability Support WorkerCertificate SaskatoonDo you like working with people? Do you believe everyone has the right to live life to the fullest? Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Disability Support Worker program offers the training you need to be a community service worker, supportive living worker, educational assistant or life enrichment worker.Disability support workers are entrusted with the basic personal care of participants of all ages in residential and vocational settings. You’ll need strong communication skills, a common-sense approach to problem solving, an intuitive understanding of human behaviour and a steady personality.Disability Support Worker is a one-year certificate program offered at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon campus . It is also offered through distance and/or continuing education. Learn from experienced instructors how to provide compassionate, respectful care for individuals with challenging needs and disabling conditions. You’ll develop knowledge and practical skills in:basic care skillsbehavioural support and crisis preventiondisability support servicesexceptionalities and human growth & developmentinterpersonal, professional and employability skillsperson-centred planningquality of life enhancementsEnhancing LivesAs a disability support worker, you’ll be working with people of all ages and varying levels of ability. The program not only provides the practical skills you’ll need, it also provides a broad knowledge base. You’ll have the tools you need to enhance individual lives, while also build a rewarding career for yourself.Practical ExperiencePractical experience is an essential part of your program. You’ll get direct experience helping individuals in two practicums with residential, vocational centre-based or community-based agencies. In caring, secure and stimulating environments, you’ll develop your skills in providing basic care, planning programs and implementing activities.truetrue School of Human Services and Community Safety
Early Childhood EducationDiploma Prince Albert, Regina, SaskatoonInternational applications are closed for September 2022.As an early childhood educator, you will support children as they learn through play. Your role will be to create developmentally appropriate curriculum and design inviting and effective quality learning environments. You will learn how to develop holistic programs that include early literacy and language, creative arts, numeracy, and open-ended play experiences both indoors and outdoors. Your responsibilities will include working alongside your colleagues to build relationships with children and families, community partners and other professionals.Saskatchewan Polytechnic's two-year Early Childhood Education (ECE) diploma program is offered on-campus in Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, or through regional colleges or distance learning, wherever you live.Please note, based on availability your practicum may be outside of your program location.It is a highly respected program that integrates the most current research on early childhood education. Topics of study will include:observation, assessment and documentationlearning through playchildren with diverse abilitieschild guidance techniquesfamily and community relationshipsplay environments and program planningprogramming for infants, toddlers, pre-school and school-age childrenadministration and child care regulationscommunication and employability skillsBuild Your Confidence and IndependenceThroughout the two years, you will have opportunities to work with children through four 4-week practicums in a variety of early learning and child care programs.Through practical experience, you'll get the feedback you need to develop best practices, recognize stages of development, plan curriculum based on children's interests and needs and understand the impact of the environment on behaviour.As a student you will participate in course work at your campus early learning and child care centre.Certificate of Achievement (New)Upon completion of the three courses (ECE 142 Health, Safety and Nutrition; ECE 106 Dynamics of Play [or Role of Play for ECE]; and HUMD 183 Child Guidance I), you may apply for a Certificate of Achievement from Saskatchewan Polytechnic.ECE Certificate and Diploma (Previous)Students who have previously met admission requirements and were accepted into either of the previous ECE programs have five years to complete. The previous ECE certificate program must be completed by 2025 and the diploma program by 2026. For students completing their existing certificate or diploma courses through PLAR, the same completion dates apply: certificate 2025 and diploma 2026.You may contact one of the following student advisors for assistance in making an education plan to complete your program.Shelann Bundus at 306-775-7831 or shelann.bundus@saskpolytech.ca (Regina)Marilyn Philipchuk at 306-659-4903 or marilyn.philipchuk@saskpolytech.ca (Saskatoon)Part-time students who have a few ECE courses from the previous program and wish to transfer into the revised program may want to review the Equivalency Chart. You will need to speak with a student advisor to develop a plan.Year Two Practicum OptionsPlease examine the chart below to see the five practicum options available to you and the essential courses to be able to register for a year two practicum. The essential courses will prepare you for your chosen practicum option.Year 2 Practicum OptionsEssential CoursesFor all Year two practicums- pre-requisite: PRAC 181, 105 OR 119PRAC 217 InfantECE 221 Observation and Documentation 2 OR ECE 221 Observation and AssessmentandECE 202 Responsive Care for Infants and Toddlers OR ECE 202 Programming for Infants and ToddlersPRAC 217 ToddlerECE 221 Observation and Documentation 2 OR ECE 221 Observation and AssessmentandECE 202 Responsive Care for Infants and Toddlers OR ECE 202 Programming for Infants and ToddlersPRAC 217 Frontline EducatorECE 221 Observation and Documentation 2 OR ECE 221 Observation and AssessmentandECE 205 Curriculum Design in ECE 3 OR ECE 201 Program Planning in ECEPRAC 217 Diverse AbilitiesECE 221 Observation and Documentation 2 OR ECE 221 Observation and AssessmentandSPSY 289 Children with Diverse Abilities 2PRAC 217 AdministrationNo additional essential coursesPRAC 218 Administration, Infant, Toddler, Frontline or Diverse AbilitiesAll 10 Year 2 courses and PRAC 217Become a Level III Early Childhood EducatorWhen you graduate from the ECE diploma you are eligible to apply to become a licensed Level III Early Childhood Educator (ECE) through the Ministry of Education of Saskatchewan. If you plan on becoming a child care centre director, you must have your ECE III. If you are interested in going further, you will be able to transfer some of your credits to the University of Regina's Bachelor of Education degree program in Elementary Education.Diploma to DegreeLadder your diploma into the Bachelor of Applied Management degree at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available.truetrue School of Human Services and Community Safety
Educational AssistantCertificate SaskatoonIf you like working one-on-one with kids with different needs, and you want to see them included in the classroom, becoming an educational assistant might be the career for you. Educational assistants provide the all-important one-on-one support that makes today’s inclusive classrooms possible.The Educational Assistant program is respected by school boards province-wide. We’ll teach you the skills and give you the hands-on experience you need to make a lasting difference in a child’s life.Saskatchewan Polytechnic offers the one-year Educational Assistant certificate program in Saskatoon, as well as through regional colleges around the province. Or, you can take the certificate through distance education. Whether you study on campus or via distance learning, you’ll participate in two 4-week practicums - one in an elementary school, one in a high school.Why Practicums?Putting you in the classroom lets you apply what you’ve learned to helping children with different needs. You’ll see first hand the kind of technology being used and the curriculum being taught. You’ll have a package of guidance strategies to help deal with situations as they arise. Most importantly, you’ll gain a solid understanding of what to expect in a real classroom with real kids.What You’ll LearnYour job is to assist classroom teachers by working with children or youth with diverse learning needs. Saskatchewan Polytechnic provides the knowledge and skills you’ll need, including:basic care skills (lifting to feeding)classroom management and crisis prevention techniques and strategiescommunication skills and professionalismcultural awareness and family dynamicsexceptionalities (causes, characteristics and accommodations)social, emotional, cognitive development (children and teens)supporting teachers in specific subject areasyour role in the classroom“Our students always say that the practicums are their favourite part of the program. They get to see what the job is really all about. It’s one thing to learn from lectures and textbooks, but being in the classroom really puts it in perspective.” - Program Headtruetrue School of Human Services and Community Safety
Electrical Engineering TechnologyDiplomaMoose JawWestern Canada is growing—our economy, our population, our demand for energy. Electrical engineering technologists are specialists in the generation, transmission, distribution and utilization of energy. It’s a powerful career choice that demands good problem-solving skills and an eye for detail. In return, you’ll enjoy good job prospects, excellent mobility and great earning potential.The Electrical Engineering Technology program is a three-year diploma offered full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Moose Jaw Campus. There are five academic semesters and three Co-operative Education work terms.You’ll study topics similar to Electronic Systems Engineering Technology students, including computer-aided drafting, computer applications and programming, digital logic circuits, basic electricity, semi-conductor electronics and AC circuits. Your knowledge and skills will become more focused as you advance. You’ll study:electrical system designlighting designelectrical power generationrelaying and protectionelectrical systems and transmission designelectrical machinesindustrial control systemsinstrumentationLab work and projects provide a hands-on focus to learning. You’ll develop a technical proposal, apply research skills to a technical problem, design and build electrical systems and more.The Co-op Work Term AdvantageCo-operative work terms are paid, so you'll earn while you learn. Saskatchewan Polytechnic arranges your interviews; it's up to you to shine. It's also a chance to develop important "soft skills" in job interviewing, professional attitude, interpersonal communication and more.Many of our co-op employers require both a valid Saskatchewan Driver's License and a clean Driver's Abstract. For international students, it can take up to 12 months to obtain a Driver's license; therefore, it is to your advantage to come with a Driver's License from your home country if possible. Some opportunities require a Criminal Record Check and/or drug and alcohol testing.Diploma to DegreeLadder your diploma into the Bachelor of Applied Management degree at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available.Use your diploma to ladder into an engineering degree at Lakehead University in Ontario or a mining engineering technology degree at Queen’s University in Ontario or a technology degree at Memorial University in Newfoundland.Learning Environment40 students are accepted each year.Students will experience lab and project work, lectures and co-operative work terms.Class hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. On average students are expected to complete 20 hours of homework each week outside class time.There are some group projects that require coordination.It is very important that students take initiative and manage their work time effectively. School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing
Electronic Systems Engineering TechnologyDiplomaSaskatoonElectronic systems are in everything—computers, robotics, medical electronics, fibre optics, automotive electronics, mobile communications, automation, aerospace and surveillance systems and more.  That means your potential job market as an electronic systems engineering technologist is huge.  It’s diverse, dynamic and growing. Saskatchewan Polytechnic offers the well-rounded education you need to start a career designing, servicing and troubleshooting systems.Electronic Systems Engineering Technology is a two-year diploma program offered full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr. You’ll gain knowledge and skills in:analog and digital circuitsautomation systemsdata and radio communicationselectronic prototypingmicroprocessors and microcontrollersprinted circuit board designprogrammable logic controllerstechnical reporting and project managementYou’ll develop troubleshooting skills through practical labs, build project management skills and carry out an applied research project. Your studies culminate in hands-on projects that challenge you to design, test and construct your own electronic prototype.Diploma to DegreeUse your diploma to ladder into a construction management degree or Bachelor of Applied Management degree at Sask Polytech, Bachelor of Engineering Technology Manufacturing or Bachelor of Engineering Technology Petroleum at Cape Breton University, Bachelor of Technology at Memorial University or a BTech (mining) degree at Queen’s University.Diploma graduates are eligible to take the Bachelor of Applied Management degree right here at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available.Subsidize Your StudyCheck out the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Non-Commissioned Member Subsidized Training and Education Plan (NCM-STEP) for Weapons Engineering Technician  in the Royal Canadian Navy. The plan covers your education and training costs while in school, and salary, vacation, medical and dental benefits. For more information please visit www.forces.ca School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing
Engineering Design and Drafting TechnologyDiplomaMoose JawEngineering Design and Drafting Technologists participate in multi-discipline engineering projects. As technologists in this dynamic role, we use industry-standard software to collaborate, design, model, draft, coordinate and document projects in many disciplines, such as construction, mining and manufacturing.The Engineering Design & Drafting Technology program is a three-year diploma offered full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Moose Jaw Campus. You’ll take five academic semesters and three Co-operative Education work terms. You’ll be trained in:computer aided drafting (CAD) 2D drafting3D modelingcadastral survey draftingdigital mappingcivil, mechanical and structural draftingbuilding information modeling (BIM)geographic information systems (GIS)cadastral surveyingcivil, mechanical and structural designcomputer programmingengineering materialsapplied mechanicsfluid mechanics applicationsproject managementPractical experience includes using current industry standard CAD software to design and produce engineering projects in 2D and 3D environments. You’ll complete a major project using Building Information Modeling (BIM) Technology by integrating civil, mechanical piping systems and structural design, applying the concepts of project management and carrying out an applied capstone research project.The Co-op Work Term AdvantageCo-operative work terms are paid, so you'll earn while you learn. Saskatchewan Polytechnic arranges your interviews; it's up to you to shine. It's also a chance to develop important "soft skills" in job interviewing, professional attitude, interpersonal communication and more.Many of our co-op employers require both a valid Saskatchewan Driver's License and a clean Driver's Abstract. For international students, it can take up to 12 months to obtain a Driver's license; therefore, it is to your advantage to come with a Driver's License from your home country if possible. Some opportunities require a Criminal Record Check and/or drug and alcohol testing.Diploma to DegreeUse your diploma to ladder into a construction management degree or Bachelor of Applied Management degree at Sask Polytech, Bachelor of Engineering Technology Manufacturing or Bachelor of Engineering Technology Petroleum at Cape Breton University, Bachelor of Technology at Memorial University or a BTech (mining) degree at Queen’s University.Learning Environment24 students are accepted each yearStudents will experience computer based assignments and project work, lectures, and co-operative work termsClass hours are 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to FridayStudents are expected to complete an average of 20 hours of homework per week, outside of class time, time management is important School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing
EntrepreneurshipPost-Graduate CertificateMoose JawNext available intake is January 2023 at Moose Jaw campus.Note: Delivery of the Entrepreneurship program is deferred until January 2023.Entrepreneurial spirit runs deep in Saskatchewan. Our past, present and future is built on innovators and creators--people who want to run their own business, carve their own career path and build a future for their family. The new one-year Entrepreneurship post-graduate certificate will give you the skills, the knowledge, even the beginnings of a professional network to launch your entrepreneurial career.What sets the Entrepreneurship program apart is our focus on relevant, real-world learning. Get the skills you need to effectively manage a business, from the basics of accounting and finance to human resources, communication, marketing and leadership. Learn about social entrepreneurship and purpose-driven businesses, indigenous entrepreneurship and the role of technology in entrepreneurship.Saskatchewan Polytechnic is known for our hands-on approach to learning. This means you will have many opportunities for applied learning, including preparing a feasibility analysis, creating an innovative solution to a problem and developing a business plan for a new venture. School of Business
Environmental Engineering TechnologyDiplomaMoose JawEnvironmental engineering technologists are on the front lines of environmental protection. You apply science, ecology and engineering to minimize the adverse impacts of human activity on the natural world. You will develop the skills to apply engineering and technology solutions to real world environmental issues.At Saskatchewan Polytechnic, you’ll learn the applied science behind environmental protection. When you graduate, you’ll have the skills to work in pollution monitoring, environmental audits, environmental management, site assessment and remediation, project management and waste management.The Environmental Engineering Technology program is a 32-month diploma offered full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw campus. You will take five academic semesters and participate in three Co-operative Education work terms (two consecutive terms after first year, and one term in the summer of second year).The well-rounded curriculum includes:environmental impact evaluation and mitigationenvironmental monitoring and control, and data collection and analysisenvironmental site assessment and remediationecology, aquatic chemistry, hydrology and hydrogeologyatmospheric quality and monitoringsoil analysis and classificationsolid and liquid waste managementsurveying and draftingcomputer applications and modelingtechnical report writingYour learning time is 60 per cent in the classroom and 40 per cent in labs, field camps and activities and projects. You’ll build practical skills that ensure you are job ready on graduation.The Co-op Work Term AdvantageCo-operative work terms are paid, so you’ll earn while you learn. Saskatchewan Polytechnic arranges your interviews; it’s up to you to shine. It’s also a chance to develop important “soft skills” in job interviewing, professional attitude, interpersonal communication and more.Many of our co-op employers require both a valid Saskatchewan Driver's Licence and a clean Driver's Abstract. For international students, it can take up to 12 months to obtain a Driver's Licence; therefore, it is to your advantage to come with a Driver's Licence from your home country if possible.Some opportunities require a Criminal Record Check and/or drug and alcohol testing.Diploma to DegreeUse your diploma to ladder into an applied science degree at Lakeland College in Alberta, an environmental science degree at Royal Roads University in British Columbia or a technology degree at Memorial University in Newfoundland.Bachelor of Applied ManagementLadder your diploma into the Bachelor of Applied Management degree at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available. School of Natural Resources and Built Environment
Fabricator - WelderCertificateRegina, SaskatoonThis program is only offered at the Regina campus for International students for September 2022.Metal fabricator-welders are in high demand—in the oil patch, mining, manufacturing and construction. It’s a trade that requires a high level of skill and a comprehensive knowledge of industrial welding and joining processes. The payoff is high wages and good career mobility.It's a great way to jump into the workforce … in either the welding or steel fabrication trade.Fabricator-Welder is a one-year, dual certificate program offered at Regina and Saskatoon campuses. You’ll learn from experienced instructors how to interpret drawings and use different welding processes and metal forming machinery. Working in Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s well-equipped shops, you’ll be trained in:benchwork and trade safetycommunications, trade math and print readinglayout, template development and fittinggas metal arc and gas tungsten arc weldingoxy-fuel processes and plasma arc cuttingrigging and electric overhead crane operationshielded metal arc weldingshop managementYou’ll also fabricate several projects, complete your Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) welder qualification tests and participate in a one-week work experience.Apprenticeship CreditWith this Saskatchewan Polytechnic credential, you may be eligible for credit towards apprenticeship training. To learn more, contact the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).Trade to DegreeThe Bachelor of Applied Management (BAMgt) degree provides journeypersons the unique opportunity to leverage existing education and experience into a bachelor's degree with two years of additional study. Part-time and remote options are available. School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing
Welder-FabricatorCertificateRegina, SaskatoonThis program is only offered at the Regina campus for International students for September 2022.Metal fabricator-welders are in high demand—in the oil patch, mining, manufacturing and construction. It’s a trade that requires a high level of skill and a comprehensive knowledge of industrial welding and joining processes. The payoff is high wages and good career mobility.It's a great way to jump into the workforce … in either the welding or steel fabrication trade.Fabricator-Welder is a one-year, dual certificate program offered at Regina and Saskatoon campuses. You’ll learn from experienced instructors how to interpret drawings and use different welding processes and metal forming machinery. Working in Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s well-equipped shops, you’ll be trained in:benchwork and trade safetycommunications, trade math and print readinglayout, template development and fittinggas metal arc and gas tungsten arc weldingoxy-fuel processes and plasma arc cuttingrigging and electric overhead crane operationshielded metal arc weldingshop managementYou’ll also fabricate several projects, complete your Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) welder qualification tests and participate in a one-week work experience.Apprenticeship CreditWith this Saskatchewan Polytechnic credential, you may be eligible for credit towards apprenticeship training. To learn more, contact the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).Trade to DegreeThe Bachelor of Applied Management (BAMgt) degree provides journeypersons the unique opportunity to leverage existing education and experience into a bachelor's degree with two years of additional study. Part-time and remote options are available. School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing
Financial ServicesPost-Graduate CertificateMoose JawNext available intake is January 2023 at the Moose Jaw campus.The financial services sector provides critical services to the individuals and organizations that drive Saskatchewan's economy. Career opportunities in financial services are diverse and include working with a bank or investment firm, financial planning and credit counselling. Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Financial Services post-graduate certificate (FSPGC) program will provide you with the foundational knowledge and skills you need to succeed. This program is designed to meet the growing need for qualified intermediate-level planners and supervisors in the financial services sector, particularly in smaller cities.The one-year post-graduate program gives degree graduates the theoretical and technical knowledge necessary to build a successful career in financial services. Courses provide specialized knowledge and skills in banking, client relationships, consumer credit, insurance, financial advising, income tax, investment funds, and more.Learn with like-minded young professionals in Saskatchewan Polytechnic's dynamic campus environment. You'll engage in applied learning activities such as case studies, simulations, role plays and mock interviews. Coursework will prepare you to write the Investment Funds in Canada (IFC) compliance exams, which provide graduates with the required credentials to work in a variety of jobs in financial services. You will also develop the critical human skills needed to meet with clients, complete a needs analysis, and build long-term professional relationships. School of Business
Food and Nutrition ManagementDiplomaSaskatoonFood and nutrition is a rapidly growing global industry. If you want to be a part of it, Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Food and Nutrition Management program will fit you to a tee.The program develops skills in all three areas—food, nutrition and management. This opens doors to careers in food and nutrition in hotels, restaurants, hospitals, post-secondary institutions, remote mine sites and more.Food and Nutrition Management is a nationally accredited two-year diploma program offered at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon Campus . Build practical, hands-on knowledge and skills in food, nutrition and management, including:basic cooking and food preparationfood service and customer relations skillscoordination of catering and cafeteria promotionsmanagement and marketing skillsmenu planningnutrition and special dietsparticipating on health care teamsOur Kitchen is Your ClassroomHands-on training in food preparation and cooking is an important part of the program. As a supervisor or manager, you need to know food service from both sides of the “house.”Put Nutrition on the MenuYour practical training in nutrition includes nutritional assessment, menu planning and writing specialized diets as part of overall health treatment plans.Get Real-World ExperienceA practical experience in your second year provides on-the-job training in food and nutrition management in acute care, long term care and/or commercial settings. You’ll also polish your management skills during a one-month project at Le Bistro, the popular coffee shop on Saskatoon Campus.Diploma to Degree Diploma graduates are eligible to take the Bachelor of Applied Management degree right here at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available.Use your Saskatchewan Polytechnic diploma as a ladder into degree programs at the Athabasca University in Alberta. You can also use your diploma as credit toward becoming a journeyperson cook. School of Hospitality and Tourism
Geographic Information ScienceCertificatePrince AlbertGeographic information science (GIS) is a relatively new field that uses computer technology to link maps to digital data. Resource managers and urban planners rely on the expertise of GIS technicians when they are making critical decisions about asset management, environmental assessment, development, and harvest. GIS skills are applicable in any organization that maintains assets in the environment. Graduates work with mines and resources, utility companies, First Nations, urban and rural municipalities, and health care agencies, to maintain information with geospatial reference.Have you ever hovered your computer mouse over a map image and a name pops up? This is the simplest of GIS applications. If you have good computer skills, a keen eye for detail, and an interest in project management from conceptual design to rollout, the GIS program could be a good fit for you. With many employment opportunities, now is the time to launch your GIS career. Graduates are working in company offices and remotely.GIS is a one-year certificate program offered full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert Campus.You’ll learn the concepts, practice the applications, and build expertise in using GIS software to analyze and map data. In this hands-on approach to applying GIS technology, you will learn about:Drone, or Uncrewed Aerial Vehicle (UAV) data acquisition, processing, and interpretationGlobal Positioning Systems (GPS)GIS process automationGIS analysis and spatial mappingDatabase and worksheet designWeb mapping and web cartographyRemote sensing and image analysisLearn by DoingYour training will include hands-on learning, field experience, and an applied research project. Your project will be a relevant workflow with an industry partner. When you graduate, you will have much more than a textbook understanding of GIS theory—you will have experience using GIS applications in different situations. Computer literacy is essential to handling the course load. School of Natural Resources and Built Environment
Graphic CommunicationsDiplomaRegina Are you artistic, innovative and idea-driven? Do you have an eye for detail and good manual dexterity? Are you comfortable with digital technology? If so, Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Graphic Communications diploma program at Regina campus will challenge you both creatively and technically.Hands-on labs and courses that focus on the philosophy of design, using industry-standard software and equipment, will give you the confidence to be successful in the fast-paced and diverse graphic communications industry.You will build a solid foundation in:aesthetic awarenessclient communicationdesign and typographydigital output and colour managementdigital page layoutgraphic and illustration creationpackage designphotography and image editingproblem solvingproject managementscreen printing and signageself promotion and social media marketingvisual identity and brand developmentwebsite design and using content management systems (CMS)The program’s delivery methods and commitment to training excellence have prepared students to compete and win dozens of provincial, national, and international awards over the years.Assignments may require a considerable amount of time outside of regular class hours.You Learn by DoingYou’ll develop an aesthetic awareness that will become the foundation of your professional competence. You’ll learn about leading software applications by using them in your classes and labs. You’ll create a variety of projects that are designed specifically to build skills that industry employers value.Ready to WorkBy graduation, you’ll have experience managing and producing projects from concept through to delivery, developed a professional portfolio and completed a four-week work experience in the graphic communications industry.Diploma to DegreeLeverage your diploma into the Bachelor of Applied Management degree at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available.    School of Information and Communications Technology
Health Care CookCertificate Moose Jaw, Prince AlbertInternational applications for September 2022 are now open for Moose Jaw and Prince Albert campuses.Cooks in health care are in demand. The Health Care Cook program is designed to prepare cooks for work in health care settings, such as hospitals, long-term care homes, personal care homes and private care facilities. You will learn how to interact with patients and residents, modify diets to meet specific texture and nutritional requirements related to medical conditions, and work as part of an interdisciplinary team. You will combine hands-on cooking skills with online theoretical knowledge to flexibly gain valuable health care cooking experience.The Health Care Cook program is an intensive 39-week certificate program offered through Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw Campus and Prince Albert Campus. You will gain experience in:general cooking skillsmenu planningnutritionspecial dietsspecial event planningcommunication skillskitchen operationssafety and sanitationhealth care systemstruetrue School of Hospitality and Tourism
Heavy Equipment and Truck and Transport TechnicianCertificateSaskatoonThe Heavy Equipment and Truck and Transport Technician program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic gives you basic training in two high-demand mechanical trades at once. Heavy duty equipment technicians work on large mobile equipment—bulldozers, cranes, graders, loaders and earthmovers used in construction, mining, forestry and more. Truck and transport mechanics work on trucks, buses and highway transport vehicles for dealers, garages and transportation companies.Heavy Equipment and Truck and Transport Technician is a one-year certificate program offered in Saskatoon. Build the knowledge and skills you need to service, maintain, diagnose and repair heavy equipment, trucks, buses and transport vehicles. You’ll get training in:air conditioning and heating systemsbrake, steering and suspension systemselectrical and hydraulic systemsengines, fuel systems and power trainsequipment operation and maintenancetrade math and blueprint readinguse of shop equipment and toolswelding60% Shop Time, 40% Class TimeYou’ll learn from highly qualified instructors in Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s well-equipped heavy equipment shop facility at 135 English Crescent in Saskatoon. The industry is a big supporter of our students, which means you’ll learn on advanced equipment. You’ll also participate in an industry-based two-week work experience.Apprenticeship CreditWith this Saskatchewan Polytechnic credential, you may be eligible for credit towards apprenticeship training. To learn more, contact the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).Trade to DegreeThe Bachelor of Applied Management (BAMgt) degree provides journeypersons the unique opportunity to leverage existing education and experience into a bachelor's degree with two years of additional study. Part-time and remote options are available. School of Transportation
Hospitality and Tourism ManagementPost-Graduate Certificate Prince AlbertInternational applications are now open for September 2022 at Prince Albert campus.Saskatchewan Polytechnic's School of Hospitality and Tourism is well known for the quality of our programs, demonstrated by a 94% graduate employment rate. Join the growing network of Sask Polytech alumni making their mark in leadership positions in one of the world's fastest growing industries.The Hospitality and Tourism Management post-graduate certificate is a one-year post-graduate program that combines the best of two worlds to fast-track you into a management career.Hospitality and tourism are dynamic, diverse industries. The management skills you build at Sask Polytech let you move easily between hospitality to tourism sectors -- but you can apply them to careers in other sectors as well, including health care, education, financial services, and marketing and communications.The one-year post-graduate certificate program condenses the core skills of two diploma programs into an advanced one-year course that will set you up for leadership roles in hospitality and tourism. Build skills in financial management, human resources, sales and marketing, leadership and group dynamics, business planning, organizational behaviour and more. You'll also gain specific skills in hotel, restaurant, tourism and facility management.Campus CommunityOffered at Sask Polytech's Prince Albert Campus, the program offers small class sizes with more one-on-one instructor time. You'll build your career network as well as new friendships as you learn in the classroom, hands-on labs and practical work experiences.Expand Your Career HorizonsAn undergraduate degree from an accredited university is the prerequisite to enrolling in the Hospitality and Tourism Management post-graduate certificate. The program is designed to help you leverage your degree and expand your career horizons by building your core management and leadership skills -- transferable skills in high demand in every sector.true School of Hospitality and Tourism
Hotel and Restaurant ManagementDiplomaRegina, SaskatoonInternational applications are now closed for September 2022.If you’re looking for a career in management, look to the hospitality industry. There are opportunities in hotels, restaurants, convention centres, resorts, casinos, private clubs, golf courses and retirement communities.You’ll need energy, enthusiasm and good people skills—Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Hotel and Restaurant Management program will give you the industry knowledge and management skills. Join the growing network of Saskatchewan Polytechnic alumni making their mark in leadership positions.Hotel and Restaurant Management is a two-year diploma program offered at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina Campus, and Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr. You’ll build core management skills that you can use in any industry, but you’ll focus on hotel and restaurant operation from the ground up. Your training will include:accounting, human resources, sales & marketingcatering and convention managementcooking and food preparationfood and beverage servicehotel front office and housekeepingrestaurant planning and managementGet CookingAs a supervisor or manager, it’s important for you to know food service from both sides of the “house,” which is why Saskatchewan Polytechnic gives you hands-on training in basic food preparation and short order cooking.The Industry Supports YouSaskatchewan’s hospitality industry supports Saskatchewan Polytechnic students by providing scholarships, guest lecturers and work experiences. Industry input ensures your education is relevant, such as training on up-to-date POS systems and leading front office software (Opera).Employers Love Work ExperienceWhen you graduate, you’ll already have six weeks of practical work experience in various areas of the hospitality industry including front office, housekeeping and other areas chosen specifically by the student as their after graduation focus.Use Your Diploma to Earn a DegreeUse your diploma to enter the third year of four year degree program at Royal Roads University in Victoria, B.C. (International Hotel Management).Bachelor of Applied ManagementLadder your diploma into the Bachelor of Applied Management degree at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available. School of Hospitality and Tourism
Innovative ManufacturingDiplomaReginaSaskatchewan's manufacturing sector continues to grow and need skilled workers. With a diploma in Innovative Manufacturing you will be prepared to help meet these needs. The program offers a wide range of skill-based training in all aspects of the manufacturing industry, including design, CAD/CAM drafting, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining, welding, fabrication, robotics, 3-D printing and project management. Throughout your studies you will practice your skills and complete projects using industry-standard tools and equipment. As part of your training, you will have an opportunity to participate in a two-week, industry-based work placement.Program faculty are accredited in their respective fields, have worked in industry and will teach you up-to-date manufacturing techniques and processes. School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing
Instrumentation Engineering TechnologyDiplomaMoose JawWhether at urban power plants or remote mine sites, big machines are working 24/7. These machines are controlled by complex instruments… so complex it takes specialized technologists to look after them.Instrumentation engineering technology is a specific skill set—you need to be comfortable with technology, good at visualizing how systems work and interested in troubleshooting solutions. It’s also a career with diverse job opportunities. Demand is especially high in heavy industry, mining, manufacturing and production.Saskatchewan Polytechnic offers the only accredited instrumentation engineering technology program in Saskatchewan. The three-year diploma is offered full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw campus. During five academic semesters and three Co-operative Education work terms, you’ll get practical training in:analytical instrumentscodes and standardscomputer programmingdata communications and networksdigital and linear circuitsdigital logicdistributed systemsdraftingelectronicsinstrument measurementmachine shopprocess applicationsproject managementrelay and instrument controlsClassroom theory is supported by extensive lab time. You’ll have access to leading-edge equipment and supportive instruction as you apply what you’ve learned in experiments, applied research and a major second-year project.The Co-op Work Term AdvantageCo-operative work terms are paid, so you'll earn while you learn. Saskatchewan Polytechnic arranges your interviews; it's up to you to shine. It's also a chance to develop important "soft skills" in job interviewing, professional attitude, interpersonal communication and more.Many of our co-op employers require both a valid Saskatchewan Driver's License and a clean Driver's Abstract. For international students, it can take up to 12 months to obtain a Driver's license; therefore, it is to your advantage to come with a Driver's License from your home country if possible.Diploma to DegreeUse your diploma to ladder into a technology degree at Memorial University in Newfoundland or a mining engineering technology degree at Queen’s University in Ontario.Bachelor of Applied ManagementLadder your diploma into the Bachelor of Applied Management degree at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available.Apprenticeship CreditWith this Saskatchewan Polytechnic credential, you may be eligible for credit towards apprenticeship training. To learn more, contact the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC). School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing
Integrated Resource ManagementDiplomaPrince AlbertSaskatchewan’s natural resources are rich and varied—fisheries, forests, wildlife and park areas. Integrated resource management (IRM) takes a balanced approach to managing these resources. The focus is on sustainability and stewardship.Integrated resource management practitioners are analytic thinkers who combine a knack for science with a love of the outdoors. It’s an excellent career choice if you want to play a role in sustainable silviculture (forestry management), fisheries, wildlife or park management.Integrated Resource Management is a two-year diploma program that gives you a unique perspective on balancing the environmental, economic and social factors of natural resource development. The program emphasizes hands-on learning through labs, camps, field exercises and work experience. You’ll learn how to collect and analyze data, enforce regulations and monitor resource use. You’ll develop knowledge and skill in:applying Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to resource management situationsapplying statistics to resource management problemsfish, wildlife, forestry and parks managementimplementing quality controlmapping, compassing and remote sensingoperating and maintaining chainsaws, boats and trailersplant and wildlife identificationresearch design, analysis and technical reportingsurviving in the wildernessYou’ll graduate with hands-on experience from a North American Wildlife Technology Association (NAWTA) accredited program.Get Your Feet Wet and Hands DirtyField camps are a popular part of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Natural Resources programs. We have our own outdoor camp on the north side of Candle Lake, the Hannin Creek Education and Applied Research Centre. You’ll spend three weeks here in the fall learning a variety of hands-on skills. You’ll return for winter camp to learn about winter ecology and outdoor survival. Diploma to DegreeLadder your Integrated Resource Management diploma into a degree at the University of Regina (Bachelor of Science in Environmental Biology), Lakeland College (Bachelor of Applied Science in Environmental Management) or University of Regina/First Nations University of Canada (Bachelor of Arts in Resource and Environmental Studies).Bachelor of Applied ManagementLeverage your diploma into the Bachelor of Applied Management degree at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available. School of Natural Resources and Built Environment
Interactive Design and TechnologyDiplomaRegina, SaskatoonThis program only has an intake every two years, in odd-numbered years. Next available intake is September 2023.Are you interested in design and website development, interactive media, digital marketing, computer graphics? Do you have a creative mind, good problem-solving skills, enjoy working with computer software and hardware?With technology literally reinventing the way we do things (think mobile, 3D printing, social media), now is a great time to turn your interest into a career. Saskatchewan Polytechnic offers a two-year Interactive Design and Technology (IDT) diploma program.The Interactive Design and Technology program is offered full-time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina Campus and Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon Campus, with some courses available online through distance learning.In the first year, you'll get an overall foundation in:professional practicesdesign principles and processesweb page design and developmentraster and vector graphic creation and editingwriting for social and interactive mediaphotography, audio and videoIn the second year, you'll build your skills in:management principles, analytics and usability studiesself-promotion and digital marketinginteractive authoringcustomizing Content Management Systems (CMS)You choose one of the following specialties:DesignYou will learn the skills needed to create interesting and effective graphic solutions for websites and interactive media.contemporary graphic design stylesuser interface designadvanced raster and vector graphic skillsTechnologyYou will develop competence in building and implementing dynamically driven custom websites such as electronic catalogues and e-commerce solutions.database design, database management systems (DBMS) and Structured Query Language (SQL)server-side scripting, methods, functionsclient-side scripting and asynchronous web applicationsAt Saskatchewan Polytechnic, You Learn By DoingYou'll spend the majority of class time learning how to use the tools of the trade and applying your creative, problem-solving skills to assignments. You'll build practical skills in several self-directed projects and by participating in either a work experience or client-directed project.Build Your Portfolio OnlineYou'll gain practical experience through online portfolio development. When you graduate, you should have your own domain, a professional presence and an online portfolio, showcasing your best work. true School of Information and Communications Technology
Library and Information TechnologyDiplomaSaskatoon This program only has an intake every two years, in even-numbered years. International applications are now open for September 2022 at Saskatoon campus. Today’s library technologist is tech-savvy, socially engaged and passionate about life-long learning. It’s a great career for anyone interested in literacy, learning and innovation.Library techs are in demand—because libraries have become the go-to place for everything from traditional books to e-books, multi-media and online resources.Saskatchewan Polytechnic's two-year Library and Information Technology diploma program has been developed in accordance with the Canadian Library Association Guidelines to address ongoing advances in technology and changing library user needs. Offered at our Saskatoon campus, the program prepares you to support librarians in any type of library—or to manage day-to-day operations on your own in a small library.You’ll take a variety of introductory academic courses to familiarize yourself with a wide variety of subjects, from world history to literature. You’ll discuss the impact of new technologies, the political and economic factors impacting information sharing, the benefits and risks of digital storage, and more. Through lectures, labs and hands-on projects, you’ll develop knowledge and skills in:acquisitions, circulation and interlibrary loansarchives and records managementcomputer-based and traditional library managementdatabase searching and reference researchdescriptive and subject cataloguingprogramming and public relationsreader assistancewebsite design and social mediaQ & A SessionsLibrary technologists get asked a lot of questions. Your assignments reflect the kind of requests you might get, and you’ll learn to use a wide range of resources to find answers.In-Library PracticumsWork experience is an integral part of your learning. You’ll participate in 2 three-week practicums, one in a Saskatoon public library, one in another community library. It’s a chance to apply theory to practice, and class projects to a real working environment. true School of Information and Communications Technology
MachinistCertificateRegina, SaskatoonMachinists are in high demand in western Canada—from the oil patch to power utilities, from manufacturing facilities to mines, mills and chemical plants. The job demands both problem-solving and creativity to machine parts to blueprint specifications.Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Machinist certificate program can fast-track you into the workforce, and give you a head start on apprenticeship. You’ll need good computer skills, math skills and be comfortable working in industrial settings.Machinist is a one-year certificate program offered in Saskatoon and Regina. You’ll learn on a variety of machine tools in Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s well-equipped shops including lathes, mills, drill presses, surface grinders, CNC lathes and machining centres. You’ll also learn online, blended training for the CNC course, and participate in an industry-based work experience.Experienced instructors who understand the demands of industrial workplaces, from maintaining workflow to working safely, will help you build knowledge and skills in:blueprint reading, technical drawing, precision measurementcommunications and applied mathcomputer numerical control (CNC)drilling machine operationsgrinding and sawing operationsheat treatment processeslathe operationsmaterials selectionmilling machine operationsApprenticeship CreditWith this Sask Polytech credential, you may be eligible for credit towards apprenticeship training. To learn more, contact the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).Trade to DegreeThe Bachelor of Applied Management (BAMgt) degree provides journeypersons the unique opportunity to leverage existing education and experience into a bachelor's degree with two years of additional study. Part-time and remote options are available. School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing
Mechanical Engineering TechnologyDiplomaSaskatoonMechanical engineering technologists help ensure the machines and systems our society depends on work the way they’re supposed to. You need an aptitude for all things mechanical, but you also need good problem-solving and analytical skills, because your job will involve troubleshooting problems; finding better, more efficient ways to do things; and ensuring vital systems stay up and running.The job market is strong; the opportunities are diverse. You could work in mechanical design for a consulting engineering firm, as an engineering assistant at a manufacturing plant, as a systems inspector for a regulatory agency or as a technical sales representative for an equipment distributor.Mechanical Engineering Technology is a two-year diploma program offered at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus. The program focuses on mechanical design and drafting, industrial and HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) systems and process instrumentation. You’ll learn how to apply scientific principles to solve basic engineering problems involving:air conditioningcomputer applicationsengineering designfluids and materialsindustrial instrumentationpower and thermodynamicsprocess controlproject managementSaskatchewan Polytechnic’s hands-on approach to learning means you’ll learn by doing. You’ll design a complete air conditioning system, use cutting edge software to design a machine, conduct an applied research project, troubleshoot solutions on a technical project and more.Diploma to DegreeUse your diploma to ladder into bachelor of engineering or technology degree programs at Lakehead University in Ontario or Memorial University in Newfoundland or Queen’s University in Ontario.Bachelor of Applied ManagementLadder your diploma into the Bachelor of Applied Management degree at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available. School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing
Media ProductionDiplomaSaskatoonToday’s media is all about content—stories, ideas, words, sounds, images, designs. And with more media outlets than ever before, demand for people with abilities to conceive, produce and deliver content is growing. If you’d like to be one of them, Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Media Production program will appeal to you.Media Production offers cutting-edge training in the “how-to” of content creation. Learn how to bring ideas to life, how to operate production equipment, how to prepare presentations, how to produce media programs.You’ll graduate with the skills you need to work behind the cameras, in sound, lighting, editing, live streaming, location production and more.Media Production is a two-year diploma program. The program is offered full-time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon campus. In the first-year of the program, you’ll learn the fundamentals of:still imagingformatting, manipulating and editing graphicsaudio recording and productionscriptwritingelectronic publishingbasic video acquisition and editinglighting techniques and designpresentation software and equipmentweb authoring In the second-year, you’ll build your skills through hands-on training in:digital audio and video post-productionmulti-camera video productionproducing, post-productionproject management and schedulinglive audio productionportrait and product photographyeffective imagerystreaming mediamotion graphicsConceived, Written, Directed & Produced by … YouIn the second year, you’ll produce several original productions, including dramatic, corporate and documentary projects. Talk about a great start to your portfolio!Cutting-edgeMedia Production takes your in-depth training into audio and video post-production. The program covers advanced production techniques and helps you develop management skills related to media production environments in video acquisition, post-production, sound recording and editing in computer based, digital, and HDTV formats.Diploma to DegreeLeverage your diploma into the Bachelor of Applied Management degree at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available.    School of Information and Communications Technology
Mining Engineering TechnologyDiplomaSaskatoonMining is one of the fastest growing sectors in Saskatchewan. In the next 10 years, estimates predict over 15,000 new workers will be needed in the industry—including mining engineering technologists.Mining engineering technologists work in hard and soft rock mining operations here in Saskatchewan, across Canada and around the world. It’s a well-paying career that can involve surveying, ventilation, ground control, mine planning or supervision. You need to be a team player, good at problem solving, comfortable working with new technology and committed to workplace safety.Mining Engineering Technology is a two-year diploma program offered at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon campus. In the classroom and in the lab, you’ll learn to apply scientific principles to basic mining engineering situations.You’ll develop knowledge and skills in:basic geology, geophysics, electricity and instrumentationcomputer applications in miningfluid mechanicsground controlmine hydrology and environmental concernsmine ventilationore processing and transportationproject managementsafetysoil, concrete and shotcrete testingsurveying and draftingHands-on learning involves everything from computer simulations, to geology and surveying labs, to mechanical and materials testing labs. Second year projects will help you build skills in mine design, blasting and ventilation. You’ll also carry out an applied research project. This emphasis on learning by doing ensures you’re ready to work from day one after graduation.Diploma to DegreeUse your diploma to ladder into a mining engineering technology degree at Cape Breton University, Queen’s University, Memorial University or the University of Saskatchewan.Bachelor of Applied ManagementLadder your diploma into the Bachelor of Applied Management degree at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available. School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing
Occupational Health and SafetyCertificate SaskatoonEmployers across the country, from natural resource companies to hospitals and schools, to manufacturers and office-based businesses, to retailers - all must conform to occupational health and safety legislation. As legislation and standards become multifaceted, demand for qualified Occupational Health and Safety professionals grows.This program is a great fit if you're looking to enter the Occupational Health and Safety profession, are already working in occupational health and safety and want to expand your career opportunities, considering or preparing to write the Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) exam or Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) exam or are looking to expand your knowledge.Explore the career possibilities of Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Occupational Health and Safety certificate program. Our graduates work in a wide variety of industries, advising employers on occupational health and safety issues.The program provides knowledge relevant to all workplaces in:auditing safety managementcontractor safety managementdisability managementemergency managementergonomicslaw and ethicsincident investigationindustrial hygienerisk managementsafety management systemsThe program is offered on campus in Saskatoon (on campus courses are listed below in the Courses section), and online.The Occupational Health and Safety certificate program consists of:14 theory-based courses5 "Train the Trainer" electives (students are required to complete one of five)an 80-hour two-week practicumThe practicum provides a hands-on look at the day-to-day operations of a workplace, its safety management system and the role of Occupational Health and Safety professionals.For more information, see Frequently Asked Questions.Why Saskatchewan Polytechnic?The Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP) recognizes Saskatchewan Polytechnic Occupational Health and Safety Certificate as meeting the formal education requirements for certification as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), or the Pathway C education requirements for certification as a Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST).Flexible Learning OptionsSaskatchewan Polytechnic's Occupational Health and Safety certificate program is offered on campus in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and through distance education for students across Canada.For current information regarding Prior Learning Assessment Recognition (PLAR) options, contact the program head, Nolan Horbach, at this time.truetrue School of Human Services and Community Safety
Office AdministrationCertificate Prince Albert, ReginaSaskatchewan Polytechnic's Office Administration program is a one-year certificate program offered full-time on-campus in Prince Albert and Regina.You may also take all the courses in the program through Continuing Education. If you take the courses through Continuing Education, you are not required to apply for admission or meet the requirements. Once you have successfully completed all the courses, simply apply to graduate. This program provides knowledge and skill development related to the business office environment, with an emphasis on computer applications. Instruction is augmented by projects that will give you a hands-on understanding of the demands and rewards of work in an office setting.You’ll learn how to:Edit and write business letters, memos and email communication;Effectively use leading business software applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentations, desktop publishing and Adobe to create business documents;Execute office procedures such as reception, mail processing, email communication, calendaring, telephone communication, maintaining office equipment, task management and meeting participation;Generate, maintain and retrieve manual and electronic records;Use interpersonal communications in the workplace; andUse automated accounting software and do basic accounting.Saskatchewan Polytechnic emphasizes hands-on learning, especially when it comes to computer and software programs. You’ll learn to use leading office software, from word processing to accounting to email. You’ll gain practical experience through simulated office situations. You’ll practise standard office procedures, from directing telephone communications to preparing for meetings to maintaining office equipment and managing office supplies.Job-Ready at GraduationYour Sask Polytech classroom mirrors a business environment. Business attire is expected. You'll work individually and in teams. You'll turn classroom friendships into a professional network. You'll learn by doing. This means, for example, that you'll learn about Microsoft Office by using it in class, about managing office supplies and business forms as well. truetrue School of Business
Parts Management TechnicianCertificate Regina, SaskatoonParts management technicians make sure the right parts are available in the right place at the right time. You have to like variety, be good at organizing things, be able to handle large volumes of information, and have good people and computer skills.The Parts Management Technician program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic provides the skills you need to work in wholesale distribution centres and in automotive, truck, agricultural, industrial equipment and recreational equipment dealerships.Saskatchewan Polytechnic's one-year Parts Management Technician certificate program is offered on campus in Regina and Saskatoon. The entire program is also offered online through distance learning. Combining classroom theory with practical assignments and labs, you’ll learn how to serve different customers, dispense parts and sell related goods. You’ll get practical training in:all types of partsmaintaining a clean, orderly display and storage areamaintaining pre-determined inventory levelsparts applications and locationsparts purchasing and storageusing a computerized inventory control systemusing parts manuals, catalogues, and electronic cataloguesApprenticeship CreditWith this Saskatchewan Polytechnic credential, you may be eligible for credit towards apprenticeship training. To learn more, contact the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).Trade to DegreeThe Bachelor of Applied Management (BAMgt) degree provides journeypersons the unique opportunity to leverage existing education and experience into a bachelor's degree with two years of additional study. Part-time and remote options are available.truetrue School of Transportation
Power Engineering TechnologyDiplomaSaskatoonThe world runs on power. Power engineering technologists are in charge of operating and maintaining the complex systems used to operate industrial boilers, pumps, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Demand for skilled power engineers is growing, opening the door to good jobs in the oil patch, mining, manufacturing, power generation utilities and more.Power Engineering Technology is a two-year diploma program offered full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon campus. You’ll gain knowledge and skills in the operation of power (steam) plants and industrial processes, including:air conditioning and refrigerationboiler operations (high and low pressure)communicationscomputer monitoring of plant operationscontrols and instrumentationenvironmental (pollution) managementequipment checks and maintenanceplant safetypump operationswater treatment systemsThe program combines classroom learning with hands-on labs, power labs, computer simulations and industry work experiences. Graduates are productive on the job from day one—something employers look for when hiring and promoting.Certification OpportunitiesPower engineering is divided into levels of skill and training called classes (First Class is the highest level). You progress from one class to another through a combination of work experience, course completions and rigorous interprovincial exams.After completing Year 1, you will earn one year of Fourth Class qualifying time credit from the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (TSASK), and be prepared to challenge:TSASK  Fourth Class exams, andTSASK  Refrigeration Engineers examsAfter completing semester 3 and 4, you are prepared to challenge TSASK Third Class exams.Upon successful completion of the diploma program, 9 months of credit will be granted towards work experience for your TSASK 3rd Class. Students who have successfully challenged all TSASK 3rd class exams and are enrolled in semester 5 will be eligible to challenge the TSASK 2nd Class Part A exams.TSASK certificates are recognized across the country.Personal study is recommended before you write any industry certification exam.The Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) of Ontario website includes a video that provides information about the power engineering industry and training that may be helpful in determining whether this career is right for you. (The program and students shown are not from Saskatchewan Polytechnic).Provincial certification (TSASK) is required to work in the industry. TSASK test writing fees are not included in tuition.The TSASK examination fees are:Fourth Class - (Year 1) - Two exams at $108 per examThird Class - (Year 2) - Four exams at $108 per examSecond Class - (Year 2) - Three exams at $216 per exam(3 additional second class exams [Part B] are required after course completion)Refrigeration Engineers (Year 1) - One exam at $108Are you preparing for third class or second class? Check out these exam prep courses.Diploma to DegreeUse your diploma to ladder into a mining engineering technology degree at Queen’s University in Ontario.Bachelor of Applied ManagementLadder your diploma into the Bachelor of Applied Management degree at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available.Refer to Frequently Asked Questions for additional information. School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing
Practical NursingDiploma Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon International applications are accepted into the Regina campus location only. The Practical Nursing program is subject to the competitive admission process. It opens for application on October 1, and closes on February 15, each academic year. On February 15, paper applications are accepted until 4:30 p.m., and online applications are accepted until 11:59 p.m. (Saskatchewan times). All supporting documentation is required by 4:30 p.m. (Saskatchewan time) on March 1.Licensed Practical Nurses are a vital part of today's health care team - in acute hospital care, long-term care and in the community. They provide compassionate, professional nursing care to individuals throughout the human lifespan, infants to seniors. If this sounds interesting to you, explore Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Practical Nursing program. In just two years, we’ll help you develop into a competent, confident nurse capable of making a positive difference in the health and well-being of individuals, their families and our communities.Practical Nursing is a two-year diploma program offered at Sask Polytech Saskatoon Campus, Regina Campus, and Prince Albert Campus, with online distance learning options. Onsite labs and community-based clinical practice education experiences let you apply nursing knowledge, theory and skills in a variety of environments.The program is a sequential 6-semester program allowing the concepts from one semester to be built on in subsequent semesters. The 6 semesters run over 76 weeks, over a 2-year period. Classes are designed to meet diverse learning styles.Our experienced faculty help you grow into a competent, confident nurse capable of bringing a holistic, humanistic approach to patient care. You'll study:Anatomy and physiologyFoundations of healthPharmacologyHealth assessment through the lifespanLong-term and rehabilitative careMedical and surgical careObstetrics and pediatricsMental health and addictionsCommunitySociologyCourses are delivered in a blended model which comprise of onsite face-to-face and online course delivery. Our instructors engage with students through a variety of instructional methods such as seminars, observational experiences, pre- and post-clinical conferences, small group presentations, lectures, demonstrations, role-playing, storytelling, discussion, reflective thinking and writing and simulation lab experiences.Opportunities for critical reflection about caring-based practice, development of employability skills and understanding the role and scope of practice of the licensed practical nurse (LPN) are blended into the program's learning activities.The clinical practice education courses are integrative in nature, and, as such, the evaluation of your performance in the clinical setting involves evaluating the application of the theoretical concepts learned in all other courses. This is what ultimately determines your progress toward achieving the competencies of the beginning practical nurse.The focus of each semester is as follows:Semester 1 - Health Promotion/Illness PreventionSemester 2 - Rehabilitative and Supportive CareSemester 3 - Restorative and Curative CareSemester 4 - Acute Medical and Surgical CareSemester 5 - Acute Medical Surgical Care/Maternal-Child Health/CommunitySemester 6 - Transition from Student to GraduateNote: Students who have previously completed the following courses may be eligible to receive transfer credit upon acceptance into the program: BIO 102, BIO 103, SOC 160, SOC 201.For more information about the program, including the admission process and program requirements, refer to the Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria sections below, and to our program Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).If you have questions about this program, please email askaquestion@saskpolytech.ca.Why Saskatchewan Polytechnic?Sask Polytech is one of the most respected providers of nursing education in Canada. Our small class sizes mean more opportunities to interact with faculty. High-tech simulation centres use near-life scenarios to give you hands-on practice. Clinical practice education lets you transfer your nursing knowledge and skills into the real world.Extensive Hands-on LearningApply what you learn in class and gain real-world experience in actual health-care settings.Lab and Simulation – Application of your nursing knowledge and skills will occur in Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s state-of-the-art lab and high-fidelity simulation centres.Clinical Practice Education – Each semester contains a clinical experience that gives you the opportunity to put theory into practice. Clinical is completed in a variety of practice settings: long-term care, rehabilitation, acute care, community, and more.Experience with Preceptors - In the final experience of the program, you will be preceptored with a practicing LPN who is licensed with the SALPN. This time will assist in your transition from student nurse to practicing nurse.Study Close to HomeYou can enrol in Sask Polytech’s Practical Nursing diploma program while staying close to home by enrolling in the full-time online program. The online program allows students to study class theory at home and join mandatory scheduled labs/seminars and clinical experiences in either Regina or Saskatoon, with eight designated clinical spots for each site.Furthermore, we offer the program in partnership with regional colleges and Dumont Technical institutes around the province.Earn Your Professional CredentialsThe Practical Nursing program meets the approval of the Saskatchewan Association of Licensed Practical Nurses (SALPN).  Graduates are eligible to write the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Exam (CPNRE), which is necessary to become licensed as a practical nurse.  Diploma to DegreeLeverage your diploma into the Bachelor of Applied Management degree at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available.   true School of Nursing
Nursing (Practical Nursing)Diploma Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon International applications are accepted into the Regina campus location only. The Practical Nursing program is subject to the competitive admission process. It opens for application on October 1, and closes on February 15, each academic year. On February 15, paper applications are accepted until 4:30 p.m., and online applications are accepted until 11:59 p.m. (Saskatchewan times). All supporting documentation is required by 4:30 p.m. (Saskatchewan time) on March 1.Licensed Practical Nurses are a vital part of today's health care team - in acute hospital care, long-term care and in the community. They provide compassionate, professional nursing care to individuals throughout the human lifespan, infants to seniors. If this sounds interesting to you, explore Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Practical Nursing program. In just two years, we’ll help you develop into a competent, confident nurse capable of making a positive difference in the health and well-being of individuals, their families and our communities.Practical Nursing is a two-year diploma program offered at Sask Polytech Saskatoon Campus, Regina Campus, and Prince Albert Campus, with online distance learning options. Onsite labs and community-based clinical practice education experiences let you apply nursing knowledge, theory and skills in a variety of environments.The program is a sequential 6-semester program allowing the concepts from one semester to be built on in subsequent semesters. The 6 semesters run over 76 weeks, over a 2-year period. Classes are designed to meet diverse learning styles.Our experienced faculty help you grow into a competent, confident nurse capable of bringing a holistic, humanistic approach to patient care. You'll study:Anatomy and physiologyFoundations of healthPharmacologyHealth assessment through the lifespanLong-term and rehabilitative careMedical and surgical careObstetrics and pediatricsMental health and addictionsCommunitySociologyCourses are delivered in a blended model which comprise of onsite face-to-face and online course delivery. Our instructors engage with students through a variety of instructional methods such as seminars, observational experiences, pre- and post-clinical conferences, small group presentations, lectures, demonstrations, role-playing, storytelling, discussion, reflective thinking and writing and simulation lab experiences.Opportunities for critical reflection about caring-based practice, development of employability skills and understanding the role and scope of practice of the licensed practical nurse (LPN) are blended into the program's learning activities.The clinical practice education courses are integrative in nature, and, as such, the evaluation of your performance in the clinical setting involves evaluating the application of the theoretical concepts learned in all other courses. This is what ultimately determines your progress toward achieving the competencies of the beginning practical nurse.The focus of each semester is as follows:Semester 1 - Health Promotion/Illness PreventionSemester 2 - Rehabilitative and Supportive CareSemester 3 - Restorative and Curative CareSemester 4 - Acute Medical and Surgical CareSemester 5 - Acute Medical Surgical Care/Maternal-Child Health/CommunitySemester 6 - Transition from Student to GraduateNote: Students who have previously completed the following courses may be eligible to receive transfer credit upon acceptance into the program: BIO 102, BIO 103, SOC 160, SOC 201.For more information about the program, including the admission process and program requirements, refer to the Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria sections below, and to our program Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).If you have questions about this program, please email askaquestion@saskpolytech.ca.Why Saskatchewan Polytechnic?Sask Polytech is one of the most respected providers of nursing education in Canada. Our small class sizes mean more opportunities to interact with faculty. High-tech simulation centres use near-life scenarios to give you hands-on practice. Clinical practice education lets you transfer your nursing knowledge and skills into the real world.Extensive Hands-on LearningApply what you learn in class and gain real-world experience in actual health-care settings.Lab and Simulation – Application of your nursing knowledge and skills will occur in Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s state-of-the-art lab and high-fidelity simulation centres.Clinical Practice Education – Each semester contains a clinical experience that gives you the opportunity to put theory into practice. Clinical is completed in a variety of practice settings: long-term care, rehabilitation, acute care, community, and more.Experience with Preceptors - In the final experience of the program, you will be preceptored with a practicing LPN who is licensed with the SALPN. This time will assist in your transition from student nurse to practicing nurse.Study Close to HomeYou can enrol in Sask Polytech’s Practical Nursing diploma program while staying close to home by enrolling in the full-time online program. The online program allows students to study class theory at home and join mandatory scheduled labs/seminars and clinical experiences in either Regina or Saskatoon, with eight designated clinical spots for each site.Furthermore, we offer the program in partnership with regional colleges and Dumont Technical institutes around the province.Earn Your Professional CredentialsThe Practical Nursing program meets the approval of the Saskatchewan Association of Licensed Practical Nurses (SALPN).  Graduates are eligible to write the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Exam (CPNRE), which is necessary to become licensed as a practical nurse.  Diploma to DegreeLeverage your diploma into the Bachelor of Applied Management degree at Saskatchewan Polytechnic with only two years of additional study. Remote classes and part-time options are available.   true School of Nursing
Project ManagementPost-Graduate CertificateMoose JawInternational applications for January and March 2023 are now open.If you are looking for ways to leverage your engineering or information and communications technology degree to advance your career, consider Saskatchewan Polytechnic's new Project Management post-graduate certificate (PMPGC). The Project Management Institute (PMI) is predicting a 33% increase in project management jobs world-wide and Canada is expected to add an estimated 9,000 project management jobs every year for the next 10 years. These predictions present opportunities for those with the right training and skills.The one-year Project Management post-graduate certificate program provides degree graduates with a strong foundation in essential project management skills. Our curriculum has been developed with input from industry stakeholders, which ensures students receive a relevant, work-focused learning experience.You will study the fundamentals of project management, project initiation and planning, project scheduling and budgeting, directing and managing project work, procurement and contract management, alternative methodologies for project management, as well as project closing and evaluation. Several courses will help you prepare for Project Management Institute designation exams.Saskatchewan Polytechnic gives you the opportunity to interact with industry through work-integrated learning opportunities, including course projects, and guest speakers. You will also build critical human skills through courses in leadership and professionalism, organizational behaviour and business communications. School of Business
Recreation and Tourism ManagementDiplomaSaskatoonPeople today are hungry for authentic experiences. They want to live large and connect with a community, both at home and on their travels. Sask Polytech's revamped and reimagined Recreation and Tourism Management (RTM) diploma program gives you the knowledge and skills you need to create, deliver and manage these experiences.What sets the RTM program apart is that we develop managers and leaders--energetic, passionate people who want to make a difference in the industry. Our grads are community leaders, industry innovators, social entrepreneurs and change-makers.The RTM program prepares you to join their ranks with applied learning in:basic business and computer skillscultural and community-based learningenvironmental sustainabilityleadership and management skills195 hours applied, practical learningfund development and partnershipsgroup tours, guiding and local capitalmunicipal tourism managementoutdoor programmingprogram and event planningsport managementKeep It RealThe revamped RTM curriculum puts even more emphasis on applied learning opportunities, including an innovative service industry lab, Indigenous knowledge sharing, seasonal camps and onsite learning at Wanuskewin Heritage Park.Small Classes, Lifelong FriendsWith average class sizes of 20-25 students, you'll enjoy a personalized learning experience and one-on-one time with instructors. The close relationships you build here will provide a solid foundation for growing your professional network.2 + 2 Diploma to DegreeUse your RTM diploma to ladder into degree programs at Athabasca University, Langara College, Royal Roads University or University of Regina. School of Hospitality and Tourism
Resource and Environmental LawDiplomaPrince AlbertFrom forestry to tourism, from First Nations to park users—we all enjoy Saskatchewan’s natural resources. There are laws and environmental policies in place to ensure the long-term sustainability of our fisheries, forests and wildlife.If you want to play an active role in ensuring these laws are respected, Resource and Environmental Law will appeal to you. It’s a career that demands a strong belief in what you’re doing, a good understanding of human behaviour and excellent communication skills.Resource and Environmental Law is a two-year diploma program that specializes in conservation and environmental law enforcement. You’ll develop solid skills in environmental protection, enforcement and investigation. You’ll learn about:Indigenous resource rightsCanadian criminal justice systemcontrol tacticscourtroom proceduresenvironmental and field investigationsenvironmental legislation and complianceenvironmental samplinginvestigative techniquespark services and enforcementwildlife and fisheries managementHands-on learning is key. You’ll augment classroom learning with lab exercises, simulated field investigations, outdoor camps and work experience. You’ll work with trainers from different government agencies, participate in ride-alongs and more.Get Your Feet Wet and Hands DirtyField camps are a popular part of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Natural Resources programs. We have our own outdoor camp on the north side of Candle Lake. You’ll spend three weeks here in the fall learning a variety of skills. You’ll return for winter camp to learn about working in arduous outdoor conditions. Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s excellent camp facilities give you first-hand experience working in the outdoors, from learning how to pull boats over for compliance checks in the summer to ice rescue in the winter.Are You Up for the Challenge?Because jobs in environmental law enforcement can be physically demanding, we put Resource and Environmental Law students through the same fitness test as new RCMP recruits.Diploma to DegreeTurn your diploma into degree. Resource and Environmental Law grads can transfer into the third year of the Bachelor of Arts Resource and Environmental Studies (BARES) program at the University of Regina/First Nations University of Canada or the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (major in Renewable Resource Management) at the University of Saskatchewan. School of Natural Resources and Built Environment
Retail Meat SpecialistCertificatePrince AlbertRetail Meat Specialist is a certificate program offered on-campus and in partnership with Saskatchewan regional colleges. It will help you develop the skills you need to be successful in the meat-cutting industry. Throughout this innovative program, you will benefit from extensive hands-on experience needed to work in "state of the art" meat cutting facilities. Our comprehensive curriculum and highly trained instructors will help you develop the professional skills you need for success in the industry. The program is built around food safety and focuses on:muscle and skeletal structurespreparing pork, beef, lamb and poultrycuring and smoking meatsmerchandising seafoodvalue-added oven ready productssanitationA two-week practicum is an integral part of the program. It provides you with the opportunity to apply theory to practice. You will also have the opportunity to further develop your skills by working in the Saskatchewan Polytechnic meat market. School of Hospitality and Tourism
Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in NursingDegreeRegina, Saskatoon This program is only offered at the Regina campus for International students. Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina are collaborating on the delivery of the innovative Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.As a student in this new program, you will be exposed to the most contemporary practices in nursing education, have the opportunity to learn about nursing first-hand during Year 1, and benefit from the combined strengths of two leading post-secondary institutions. You will acquire the theoretical knowledge, clinical practice and critical thinking skills needed to assess the patient's physical, psychological and spiritual needs to provide holistic, patient- and family-centered care within interprofessional health care teams.Learning opportunities will occur through a variety of methods, including classroom instruction, small group discussion, videoconferencing, simulation learning, and clinical practice education.The program has been approved by the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses' Association (SRNA), the professional regulatory body for nursing in the province. The SRNA granted preliminary approval of this program in February 2011. This is the highest approval available to a program until there are graduates from the program.The Senate of the University of Regina approved the program leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) on June 9, 2010.NoteThis program is open for application from 8:00 a.m., October 1 to 4:30 p.m., February 15 (Saskatchewan time) each academic year. Official transcripts of all secondary and post-secondary grades must be submitted to Saskatchewan Polytechnic by March 1. Saskatchewan high school students must request a transcript to be electronically sent from the Ministry of Education to Saskatchewan Polytechnic by March 1 and at the end of the school year. The final official transcript must be submitted by August 1.As well, more program and course details are available at our Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing site. School of Nursing
Nursing (Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing)DegreeRegina, Saskatoon This program is only offered at the Regina campus for International students. Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina are collaborating on the delivery of the innovative Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.As a student in this new program, you will be exposed to the most contemporary practices in nursing education, have the opportunity to learn about nursing first-hand during Year 1, and benefit from the combined strengths of two leading post-secondary institutions. You will acquire the theoretical knowledge, clinical practice and critical thinking skills needed to assess the patient's physical, psychological and spiritual needs to provide holistic, patient- and family-centered care within interprofessional health care teams.Learning opportunities will occur through a variety of methods, including classroom instruction, small group discussion, videoconferencing, simulation learning, and clinical practice education.The program has been approved by the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses' Association (SRNA), the professional regulatory body for nursing in the province. The SRNA granted preliminary approval of this program in February 2011. This is the highest approval available to a program until there are graduates from the program.The Senate of the University of Regina approved the program leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) on June 9, 2010.NoteThis program is open for application from 8:00 a.m., October 1 to 4:30 p.m., February 15 (Saskatchewan time) each academic year. Official transcripts of all secondary and post-secondary grades must be submitted to Saskatchewan Polytechnic by March 1. Saskatchewan high school students must request a transcript to be electronically sent from the Ministry of Education to Saskatchewan Polytechnic by March 1 and at the end of the school year. The final official transcript must be submitted by August 1.As well, more program and course details are available at our Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing site. School of Nursing
Software DeveloperPost-Graduate CertificateSaskatoonThe Software Developer post-graduate certificate will prepare you for the challenges of developing software products and web applications for clients. Software Developer is designed to expand your current knowledge and skills into the fields of technology, computer applications, data communications, data design, and software analysis and design.You will gain programming experience through hands-on learning, and develop the skills necessary to analyze and design information technology based solutions. School of Information and Communications Technology
Supply Chain ManagementPost-Graduate CertificateMoose JawInternational applications for March 2023 are now open.The Supply Chain Management post-graduate certificate is a 8-month program that provides hands-on education in the field of supply chain management. The program will provide students with the tools necessary to strategize solutions to complex problems and situations and will develop their competence in the areas of planning, sourcing, producing and delivering products and services. The program will prepare students with an existing bachelor's degree to understand and work in the supply chain management industry in Saskatchewan and Canadian public and private enterprise. Students will develop skills and knowledge in fields of procurement, negotiations, leadership, logistics, risk management and information systems. You will apply theory to real-world scenarios in business situations, case studies, group projects and role playing exercises.This program has been approved for advanced standing towards attaining the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP™) designation. School of Business
Technology ManagementPost-Graduate CertificateMoose JawInternational applications for January 2023 are now open.The post-graduate certificate in Technology Management will prepare you for the challenges of facilitating business operations and strategy through the provision of technology infrastructure and systems development. You will study the role technology plays in enabling business strategy and vision.You will study the fundamentals of IT operations management and IT strategy, providing a high-level view of technology in an organization. You will also study agile project management and practical IT architecture in a hands-on setting, providing you with knowledge of how technology projects and initiatives are successfully executed. You will also learn about the technologies and techniques governing a business's critical data resources and how they support business decision making. School of Information and Communications Technology
WeldingCertificateMoose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon This program is only offered at the Moose Jaw, Regina and Saskatoon campuses for International students. If you’re interested in a hands-on trade, check out Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Welding program. We’ll get you started on a career that offers a lot of options, great mobility and excellent pay.Welders are in high demand—in oil and gas, mining, manufacturing and construction. You need to be good with your hands and enjoy working with tools. You also need to be a problem-solver and a team player who’s able to follow instructions.Welding is a one-year certificate program offered at all four Saskatchewan Polytechnic campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon. Build knowledge and skills in operating welding equipment and performing basic welding operations. You’ll get hands-on instruction in:cutting processesgas metal arc, gas tungsten arc, shielded metal arc weldinggeneral shop practice and shop safetyoperating fabrication equipmentoxy/acetylene fusion weldingquality assuranceusing blueprintsOur Shop is Your ClassroomYou’ll spend 75% of your time in Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s well-equipped shops learning from highly qualified instructors. You’ll learn to work on your own and as part of a team. You’ll also develop the quality assurance and shop safety practices employers look for when recruiting apprentices.Apprenticeship CreditWith this Saskatchewan Polytechnic credential, you may be eligible for credit towards apprenticeship training. To learn more, contact the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).Trade to DegreeThe Bachelor of Applied Management (BAMgt) degree provides journeypersons the unique opportunity to leverage existing education and experience into a bachelor's degree with two years of additional study. Part-time and remote options are available. School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing
Youth Care WorkerCertificate SaskatoonDoes a career of working one-on-one with youth and families interest you? Check out the Youth Care Worker program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. You’ll find two options: the one-year certificate or the two-year diploma. Whichever you choose, you’ll need a steady personality, strong listening skills, compassion and respect for others.Graduates of the one-year certificate program are qualified for jobs as youth or family service workers in educational, residential, social services or community-based agencies.The one-year Youth Care Worker certificate program is offered full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon campus only, and part time through distance education. Qualified instructors with experience in the field will help you develop the skills you need to build therapeutic relationships with children, youth and families. Your studies will focus on:Indigenous awareness;addictions and the criminal justice system;behavioural intervention strategies and therapeutic activities;communication, employability and problem-solving skills;crisis prevention/self-protection strategies;health & wellness, human growth and development; andplanning and implementing activities.Practical, Real-World LearningThe program combines classroom theory with practical learning. You’ll learn from guest speakers and participate in experiential activities. Two work-based practicums give you an opportunity to work directly with children and youth at risk on a day-to-day basis. You’ll apply core concepts learned in class, develop your skills and engage in the design and delivery of programs.truetrue School of Human Services and Community Safety