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  • An apprenticeship culture that fosters trade excellence

Mission Statement

  • A proactive collaboration among employers, training institutions, agencies, and the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship Commission that will advance Northerners through the Apprenticeship system to JOURNEY STATUS



NAC Strategic Plan

Goal 1
To promote the value of apprenticeship training and certification in the North

  • Promote Apprenticeship to K – 12 Learners
  • Network with Youth, Industry, Northern community leaders, career service providers and their clients


Goal 2
To recruit new apprentices and trades people from among the residents of Northern Saskatchewan.

  • Network with employers and employees doing the work of designated trades
  • Strengthen links between trade employers and K-12 Practical Applied Arts curriculum providers and the SATCC


Goal 3
To complement and build upon the existing training initiatives

  • Identify innovative methods for delivery of technical training
  • Provide resources to increase success of apprentices attending technical training


Goal 4
Track and coordinate the training certification and employment of Northern apprentices, trades people and journeypersons

  • Design, implement and maintain a registry
  • Liaise clients with SATCC, employers, technical training deliverers and sponsors


Goal 5
Indenture apprentices in the North with Saskatchewan Apprenticeship Board

  • Encourage employers and employees to support apprenticeship as a training culture


Goal 6
Foster a collaborative forum for apprenticeship stakeholders to contribute to and benefit from the apprenticeship system

  • Partnership development through joint planning
  • Involve stakeholders in information sharing and decision making processes