REGINA — The Regina and Saskatoon Trades and Skills Centres are receiving $1.92 million to ensure continued delivery of short-term skills training.
Both centres deliver entry-level trades and skills training programs and feature high completion and employment rates, according to a news release.
The Government of Saskatchewan announced the funding on May 1, with Immigration and Career Training Minister Jeremy Harrison saying the funding will “enable the effective and successful delivery of skills training programs.”
The Regina centre recently saw enrolment of 190 people while Saskatoon saw 175. Both institutions will receive $961,000 in funds.
“Demand for our programs continues from every direction,” said Karen Cederwal, Saskatoon Trades and Skills Centre executive director, in the release.