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Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science & Technology (SIAST)

Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science & Technology

City: Saskatoon
Province/State: Saskatchewan
College WebSite: http://www.siast.sk.ca/
Mechanic Programs: Heavy Truck • Heavy Equipment • Agriculture Mech • Parts Technician

Agriculture Machinery Technician Apprenticeship Program Summary (Kelsey Campus):
Agricultural Machinery Technicians set up, diagnose, repair, overhaul, maintain, and service agricultural equipment.

Training Requirements: 7200 hours (4 years) including four 8-week training sessions delivered by SIAST Kelsey Campus in Saskatoon. An apprentice must successfully complete the required technical training and compile enough on-the-job experience to total at least 1800 hours each year.

John Deere Agricultural Machinery Technician Apprenticeship Program Summary (Kelsey Campus):
Agricultural Machinery Technicians set up, diagnose, repair, overhaul, maintain, and service agricultural equipment.

Training Requirements: 7200 hours (4 years) including four 8 or 12 week training sessions delivered by SIAST Kelsey Campus in Saskatoon. An apprentice must successfully complete the required technical training and compile enough on-the-job experience to total at least 1800 hours each year.

Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic Apprenticeship Program Summary (Kelsey Campus):
Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanics maintain, service and overhaul large mobile equipment used in construction, mining, forestry, and other material handling applications.

Training Requirements: 7200 hours (4 years) including four 8-week training sessions at SIAST Kelsey Campus in Saskatoon. An apprentice must successfully complete the required technical training and compile enough on-the-job experience to total at least 1800 hours each year.

Partsperson Apprenticeship Program Summary (Kelsey Campus):
Partspersons order, stock and dispense parts and assemblies to the mechanical, service and agricultural industries.

Training Requirements: 5400 hours (3 years) with all three levels of apprenticeship training made available on-line through SIAST Kelsey Campus in Saskatoon. An apprentice must successfully complete the required technical training and compile enough on-the-job experience to total at least 1800 hours each year.

Truck and Transport Mechanic Apprenticeship Program Summary (Kelsey Campus):
Truck and Transport Mechanics maintain and inspect motorized trucks, buses and road transport vehicles.

Training Requirements: 7200 hours (4 years) including four 8-week training sessions at SIAST Kelsey Campus in Saskatoon. An apprentice must successfully complete the required technical training and compile enough on-the-job experience to total at least 1800 hours each year.

Program Contact Details:
Saskatchewan Apprenticeship & Trade Certification Commission
2140 Hamilton St Regina SK S4P 2E3
Tel: (306) 787-2444
Fax: (306) 787-5105
Toll Free: 1-877-363-0536
Web site: www.saskapprenticeship.ca

District Offices
Estevan (306) 637-4930
La Ronge (306) 425-4385
Moose Jaw (306) 694-3735
North Battleford (306) 446-7409
Prince Albert (306) 953-2632
Saskatoon (306) 933-8476
Swift Current (306) 778-8945
Yorkton (306) 786-1394

Agricultural Machinery Technician Pre-Apprenticeship Program Summary (Saskatoon location):
Agricultural Machinery Technician is a certificate program. It provides the knowledge and skill development needed to enter into the agricultural machinery technician trade.

You will learn:
entry level skills in the areas of electrical, engines, hydraulics, fuel systems, power trains and agricultural machinery
how to service, inspect, diagnose, repair and overhaul agricultural machinery common to the agricultural equipment industry

Length: 35 weeks

Heavy Equipment and Truck and Transport Technician Pre-Apprenticeship Program Summary (Saskatoon):
Length: 35 weeks

Parts Management Technician Pre Apprenticeship Program Summary (Saskatoon):
Parts Management Technician is a certificate program. It provides knowledge and skill development in customer service at the parts counter, dispensing parts to a dealership’s service department and selling related products and whole goods.

You will receive training in:
all types of parts
parts applications and locations
using parts manuals, catalogues, electronic catalogues and microfiche readers
parts purchasing and storage
maintaining pre-determined inventory levels
designing and maintaining a clean and orderly display and storage area
using a computerized inventory control system

Length: 32 weeks

Program Contact Details:
Phone 1-866-goSIAST

The Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST) is Saskatchewan’s primary public institution for post-secondary technical education and skills training, recognized nationally and internationally for its expertise and innovation. More than 15,000 students were enrolled in SIAST programs in the most recent academic year; additionally, the organization drew almost 25,000 individual course registrations. Through program and course registrations, SIAST served almost 26,000 distinct students with programs that touch every sector of the economy. SIAST operates campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and provides distance courses and programs.