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 15, 2019, last class December 13, 2019.
2. Safety Training - Career Safety Education Students will have to complete the Young Workers Readiness Certificate and WHMIS (2015) prior to the start of the program November 15, 2019.
The SCOT (Safety Construction Orientation Training) and Mental Health Wellness Training must be completed to earn your Career Safety Education Certificate.
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. Interested students will have the opportunity to learn about the Auto Body or Machining trade. Students will meet at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina Campus for each of their skill building sessions. The program runs for 5 consecutive Friday afternoons with the first one on Friday November 15 from 1-6pm, the last session is on December 13.
Friday, November 15, 2019 1-6pm
Friday, November 22, 2019 1-6pm
Friday, November 29, 2019 1-6pm
Friday, December 6, 2019 1-6pm
Friday, December 13, 2019 1-6pm