Apprenticeship in Saskatchewan

How do I become an apprentice?

Visit Saskatchewan Apprentice and Trade Certification Commission to learn how to become an apprentice in Saskatchewan. If you are considering a career in the skilled trades, but are not sure where to start, the CLAC Training Team can help you make informed career decisions by providing assistance with

  • understanding the apprenticeship pathway to a career in the skilled trades;
  • apprenticeship entry and educational requirements;
  • applying for apprenticeship funding, loans, and grants;
  • finding the right technical education for you;
  • career opportunities with CLAC employers; and
  • safety training required to work on the jobsite.

Contact us to learn more, or email

What reimbursements does CLAC offer?

CLAC will reimburse member apprentices up to $850 per school year for tuition fees, exam fees, and books.

If you received a grade of 90 percent or higher on your final exam, you can receive an additional $100 bonus.

You can apply for a maximum of two claims per year.

Courses, other than apprenticeship courses, that are covered are limited to:

  • B Pressure Welding (one time only)
  • CWB Welding (one time only)
  • Scaffolding
  • Industrial Construction Crew Supervisor
  • Construction Craft Labourer

Am I eligible to apply?

You are eligible to apply if:

  • You are a member in good standing of Local 151
  • You have worked at least 1,500 hours per school year with a CLAC signatory employer that contributes to the Local 151 Saskatchewan Training Fund (STF)
  • You have an official school document to show that you’ve successfully completed the term
  • You can provide the STF with a receipt for tuition and/or books
  • You have returned to a CLAC signatory employer that contributes to the STF following completion of your schooling

How do I apply?

To learn more, and to find application forms, sign in to your myCLAC profile.