Women in Trades and Technology

Women in Trades and Technology (WITT)

Women in Trades and Technology (WITT) supports women to succeed in non-traditional careers. We have coordinators on every campus to support your trades or technology journey at Sask Polytech. Additionally, we provide access to education for those looking to enter a trades or technology field and career support after you have completed your program. We want to change the trades and technology industries by making them a first-choice career option for women. WITT supports include, but are not limited to:

  • Award & Scholarship information
  • Program specific tutors
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Drop in consultations
  • Networking opportunities
  • Campus tours
  • Career Development program

Course Offerings

When I first began thinking of the trades as a career option, I was overwhelmed with my choices and I had no idea which trade would be best for me. I thought I may like being an electrician but had never done anything like that before so wasn’t sure. I decided to take the Women in Trades Exploratory course and discovered that electrical wasn’t for me but surprisingly I really liked the mechanics portion. I enrolled in and recently completed the applied certificate Heavy Equipment Truck and Transport program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic and am now a level 1 Technician! I love the program and the trade and am looking forward to what my future holds! Thank you WITT!

April A.

Follow Us

Want to know when new offerings or events become available? Join our email list.


The information above is collected for the purpose of contacting you about training opportunities. You can unsubscribe from the list at any time. For further information about privacy at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, see our Privacy Statement  or contact Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Privacy Head (by mail at: 400-119 4th Ave S, Saskatoon SK S7K 5X2 or by email at privacyhead@saskpolytech.ca).