Career Connections

The RDIEC's Career Connections program provides an opportunity for interested Grade 10-12 students to obtain entry level skills and industry recognized safety training certification.  Participating students also have the opportunity to obtain a high school credit upon completion of the work experience component.

This program involves three (3) steps:  

         1.  Skill Acquisition - this is an introduction to the career area through basic skill development.  During this phase, the students will acquire industry specific entry level skills in the career highlighted. Classes held at Saskpolytech Regina for 5 consecutive Fridays Starting November 10, 2017, last class December 8, 2017.

         2.  Safety Training - the students will receive Basic First Aid, CPR Classroom November 18th.  WHMIS and one further elective safety course to be completed online.

        3.  Career Work Exploration Credit - it students would like to continue this program and earn a Career and Work Exploration credit, there is the option for them to complete a work experience placement.


Students should be interested in the skilled trades and have time in their personal schedules to fulfill the commitment of this program.  Students must dress appropriately for working in this industry.  Steel toed boots are required, RDIEC has boots that can be loaned for the class.  Interested students will have the opportunity to learn about the Masonry and Bricklaying, learn some entry level Masonry skills. Classes are held at 1645 Reynolds Street for each of their skill building sessions.  There will be 5 skill sessions in all with the first one on Tuesday February 6  from 1-6pm.  The following sessions will be held: Date could change do to instructor availability

                                   Tuesday February 20

                                   Tuesday March 6

                                    Saturday March 17 EST Training First Aid & CPR

                                   Tuesday March 20

                                   Tuesday March 27  **NOTE** A date could change do to instructor availability