SCA Youth Programs


Skills Link Program

Summer 2017 Skills Link Applications now closed

The SCA runs Skills Link programs in various Saskatchewan cities, designed to match eligible candidates between the ages of 18 and 29 to construction workplaces. Visit the Think Construction website to see when the next program is available.

The program consists of a 60 hour (two-week) classroom program that includes:

  • Introduction to a career in the construction trades
  • Essential workplace skills
  • Safety training

Followed by an eight-week internship in an available trade of the student's choice. 

Skills Link Wages and Support

The student is paid minimum wage for the classroom portion, and then entry level wage for the eight-week internship. Job coaching/mentoring is provided to the student and the employer during the placement.The purpose of the program is to integrate young adults into the construction trade industry.

Application Form

Visit the Think Construction website for the latest updates on the Skills Link program. To obtain an application form for the Skills Link Program, please contact the following:
The deadline to apply for this program is Thursday, July 27, 2017.
For more information on the 2017 Skills Link Program, contact SCA or call 306-525-0171.

Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship (SYA)

Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship raises awareness of apprenticeship in Saskatchewan schools by helping young people discover what rewards come with working in the skilled trades. SYA enhances student career development by exploring the world of opportunities skill trades offer Saskatchewan youth.

To find out more about the SYA, click here.

Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship Scholarship Program

Forty scholarships worth $1,000 each will be awarded every June to selected, eligible high school graduates who have completed the Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship (SYA) program. In order to receive the scholarship students must within two years of graduation be entered into a contract of apprenticeship or complete one year of post-secondary training in a designated skilled trade.

To find out more about the SYA Scholarship Program click here.