Skills Canada Saskatchewan is a not-for-profit Provincial Organization that promotes skilled trades and technology to young people in Saskatchewan.
OUR MISSION: To promote and recognize careers in trades and technologies for Saskatchewan youth
OUR VISION: All Saskatchewan youth reach their career potential
ELEMENTS OF OUR VISION:
- Increased awareness of careers in trades and technologies;
- Increased awareness of excellence and accomplishments of youth working in trades and technologies;
- An opportunity for everyone to reach career potential in skilled trades and technologies, regardless of ability or background;
- Enhanced profile in Saskatchewan for Skills;
- Facilitate multiple regional and other feeder competitions leading to provincials;
- Increased financial stability of the organization to enable growth.
Safety - Safety is always first.
Diversity - Inclusive in everything we do.
Fairness - Treat others as we wish to be treated.
Innovation - Consistently encouraged.
Excellence -Embrace the highest standards.
Integrity - Beyond reproach.
Participation in Skills Canada Provincial Competitions:
Skills Canada Saskatchewan coordinates an Annual Competition to be held at a Saskatchewan Polytechnic Campus (rotation annually) and local high schools. Through communication to school divisions, post-secondary institutions and apprentice students, participants are encouraged to compete in a one (1) day event striving for Gold and the opportunity to advance to the Skills Canada National Competition hosted by various provinces in Canada.
Participation in Skills Canada National Competitions:
Competitors successful in winning a Gold Medal in the Provincial Skills Competition, are invited to advance to the Skills Canada National Competition representing Team Saskatchewan.
Participation in World Skills Competition:
Competitors successful in winning a Gold Medal in the National Skills Competition will be invited to advance to the World Skills Competition, in competition areas that qualify from the World Skills organization list of competitions. An age restriction applies at the World Competition. This restriction indicates that in the qualifying year for the World Competition the competitor must be 22 years of age or younger. In Canada they cannot hold journey ticket status.