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CAREER GUIDE 2012 / 2013

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create. Graphic Communications - diploma Location: Regina Duration: 68 weeks

applied/visual media

SIAST’s flexible New Media Communications program lets you earn a diploma by taking any two of three advanced certificates: Dynamic Web Development, Interactive Media Production or Digital Graphic Design. Even better, courses for all three specialties are available entirely through online education.

Technology is creating amazing new avenues for creative expression – Web, interactive media, computer animation, digital video, film. It all adds up to more career opportunities than ever before – careers that let you imagine, explore and create as part of your everyday work life. SIAST has the programs to get you started on a career where you can design your own future.

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Flexibility Is Built-In

• G  et your degree – New Media Communications and Media Arts Production diploma graduates can transfer SIAST credits to a degree program at Athabasca University. • T  he printing industry wants you! Students enrolled in the Graphic Communications program are eligible to apply for a Canadian Printing Industry Association scholarship.

New Media Communications - certificate Location: Prince Albert, Regina, some distance learning Duration: 35 weeks New Media Communications - diploma Location: Prince Albert, distance learning Duration: see goSIAST.com

NEW MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS: Program Cluster Entry-Level Training

Start with New Media Communicatons certificate:

Answer: SIAST gives away more than $1.3 million in student awards annually.

New Media Communications: Base Program (Certificate)

Add any two Advanced Certificates to earn a diploma: ADVANCED Training

Dynamic Web Development

Interactive Media Production

Digital Graphic Design

(Advanced Certificate)

(Advanced Certificate)

(Advanced Certificate)

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0721 Facility Operation and 1,250 Maintenance Managers

As a facility operation manger you will plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of commercial, transportation and recreational facilities and the included real estate. As a maintenance manager you will plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the maintenance department within commercial, industrial, institutional, recreational and other facilities.

Business, Finance and Administration NOC Job title Code

Media Arts Production - diploma Location: Prince Albert, some distance learning Duration: 35 weeks

Visit goSIAST.com for complete program details, admission requirements, admission guidelines, scholarship and awards information and more.

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Media Arts Production - certificate Location: Prince Albert, some distance learning Duration: 35 weeks

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Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008 $63,300

Building Systems Technician

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008

1431 Accounting and Related Clerks 3,825

Your job will be to calculate, prepare and process bills, invoices, accounts $43,400 payable and receivable, budgets and other routine financial records according to established procedures, using manual and computerized systems.

Accounting Business certificate Business Accountancy

1441 Administrative Clerks 2,690

In this job you will compile, verify, record and process forms and documents $42,400 such as applications, licenses, permits, contracts, registrations and requisitions, in accordance with established procedures, guidelines and schedules.

Business certificate Business Administration Office Education

1221 Administrative Officers 4,960

You will oversee and implement administrative procedures, establish work priorities and co-ordinate the acquisition of administrative services such as office space, supplies and security services.

Business Administration

$52,800

1434 Banking, Insurance and Other 1,145 You will compile, process and maintain banking, insurance and other financial $41,600 Accounting Financial Clerks information. A wide variety of occupations are available in this job category, Business certificate many of which provide excellent remuneration and career advancement opportunities. Business Accountancy Business Administration Business Financial Services Business Insurance Business Marketing

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1231 Bookkeepers 4,100

Your job will be to maintain complete sets of books, keep records of accounts, $34,900 verify the procedures used for recording financial transactions and provide personal bookkeeping services.

Accounting Business Accountancy

1244 Court Recorders and 265 Medical Transcriptionists

In your job as a court recorder you will record and transcribe proceedings of $38,000 courts and committees, and prepare dictated reports, correspondence and statistics. In the medical field, you will record and transcribe medical records and other reports.

Medical Transcriptionist Office Education

1453 Customer Service, Information 4,925 and Related Clerks

Your job will be to answer enquiries and provide information regarding an $40,100 establishment’s goods, services and policies, and provide customer services such as receiving payments and processing requests for services.

Business certificate Business Administration Business Marketing


aviation Few careers offer the sense of adventure and freedom that comes with flying. As a commercial pilot, you can build a career that suits your lifestyle – be a flight instructor, float plane pilot, air taxi pilot, pilot for regional and major airlines and more.

Comme Locationrcial Pilot - dip loma Duration : Saskatoon : 30 wee ks

Commercial Pilot

• A  ward-winning – The Commercial Pilot program has won an Air Transport Association of Canada Innovation Award and Saskatchewan Labour Force Development Board Award, and earned SIAST national recognition as a leading provider of commercial pilot training. • Fly off into the wide blue yonder – On successful completion of the program, you will be a qualified commercial pilot with multi-engine flying and instrument flight ratings – essential building blocks to a career in commercial flying. Visit goSIAST.com for complete program details, admission requirements, admission guidelines, scholarship and awards information and more.

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Answer: SIAST has affordable tuition, less than most universities.

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008

1422 Data Entry Clerks 1,235

Working as a data entry clerk, you will type at keyboards and data entry consoles $33,500 to input coded statistical and other information for storage. A wide variety of businesses will require your services – from financial institutions to government departments.

Office Education

1222 Executive Assistants 780

You will co-ordinate administrative procedures, public relations activities and $52,500 research and analysis functions for members of legislative assemblies, ministers, deputy ministers, corporate officials and executives, committees and boards of directors.

Business certificate Business Administration Office Education

1112 Financial and Investment Analysts 565

Your job will be to collect and analyze financial marketplace information to $90,500 provide financial and investment advice for a company and/or a company’s clients.

Business Accountancy Business Financial Services

1111 Financial Auditors and Accountants 4,235

As a financial auditor you will examine and analyze the accounting and financial $71,100 records of individuals and establishments. As an accountant you will plan, organize and administer accounting systems for individuals and establishments. There are three main designations for financial auditors and accountants: (C.A.), (C.M.A.) and (C.G.A.). All require extensive post-secondary education.

Accounting Business Accountancy

1411 General Office Clerks 8,540

You will type and file correspondence, reports, statements and other material, operate office equipment, answer telephones and perform clerical duties of a general nature according to established procedures.

Office Education

$40,200

Applied/Visual Media / Aviation

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SIAST’s Commercial Pilot program is offered in partnership with the Saskatchewan Aviation Council. Students alternate ground school training with actual flying experience at your home flying school. Instructors are active commercial pilots. You will need a private pilot’s licence to enter the program.

1228 Immigration, Employment Insurance 530 Your job will be to administer and enforce laws and regulations related to $70,200 Business Accountancy and Revenue Officers immigration, unemployment insurance, and customs and tax revenue. Business Administration Business Financial Services Business Human Resources Business Insurance Business Marketing 1233 Insurance Adjusters and 800 Claims Examiners

As an insurance adjuster you will investigate insurance claims and determine the $52,600 amount covered by insurance policies. Insurance Claims Examiners examine claims investigated by insurance adjusters and authorize payments.

Business certificate Business Insurance

1234 Insurance Underwriters 450

You will review and evaluate insurance applications to determine insurance risks, $52,700 insurance premiums and extent of insurance coverage according to company policies.

Business certificate Business Insurance

1242 Legal Secretaries 590

You will perform a variety of secretarial and administrative duties in law offices; legal departments of large firms; real estate companies; land titles offices; municipal, provincial and federal courts and government.

Office Education

1451 Library Clerks 415

In your job you will issue and receive library materials, sort and shelve books and $36,300 provide general library information to users. You will also perform clerical functions such as filing, typing and word processing.

Library and Information Technology Office Education

1232 Loan Officers 1,355

In your job as a loan officer you will interview loan applicants and examine, $51,200 evaluate and process credit and loan applications. Your experience will be sought by your clients as a valued source of guidance and advice for how to structure financing and business operations.

Business Accountancy Business Financial Services Business Marketing

$40,000

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business Business is evolving at a tremendous pace. Best practices today are revolutionized by new ideas tomorrow. SIAST programs can give you the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in this rapid-change environment.

Year 1: Start with Business Basics

If you’re planning on a career in business, you’ll need a basic business skill set. SIAST’s one-year Business certificate program gives you a well-rounded overview of accounting, management, computers, communications, marketing, human resources, economics, financial mathematics, statistics and more.

Year 2: Choose Your Specialty

Answer: SIAST offers flexible and distance learning through online, evening and daytime classes, so you can learn with SIAST virtually anywhere.

After you graduate from our one-year Business certificate program, you can either jump into the workforce or continue your SIAST education by taking a second-year diploma. Specialize in Accountancy, Administration, Financial Services, Human Resources, Insurance or Marketing.

Graduation: Launch Your Career

SIAST offers career fairs, on-campus employer visits and program-specific job market postings to connect Business students with employers. Every year, our graduates are actively recruited by companies from across Western Canada. Many of our programs are recognized by leading national associations that let you earn a professional designation in your area of expertise.

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• S  tart your degree here – SIAST’s new transfer credit agreement with the University of Regina lets Business diploma graduates transfer into the third year of the U of R’s Bachelor of Administration program. • B  e your own boss – SIAST’s Entrepreneurship and Small Business program is designed for students looking to be their own bosses. We emphasize hands-on training, real-world case studies and mentoring from experienced business owners. When you graduate, you’ll have a comprehensive business plan for turning your great idea into a real, functioning business. Visit goSIAST.com for complete program details, admission requirements, admission guidelines, scholarship and awards information and more.

Accounting - certificate Location: distance learning Duration: see goSIAST.com

Business Information Systems - diploma Location: Moose Jaw, some distance learning Duration: 64 weeks

Business - certificate Location: Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Saskatoon, distance learning Duration: 32 weeks

Business Insurance - diploma Location: Moose Jaw Duration: 64 weeks

Business Accountancy - diploma Location: Moose Jaw, some distance learning Duration: 32 weeks Business Administration - diploma Location: Moose Jaw, some distance learning Duration: 32 weeks Business Financial Services - diploma Location: Moose Jaw, some distance learning Duration: 32 weeks

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• M  aximum returns – Whether you choose a one-year certificate or two-year diploma, SIAST provides real-world skills, smaller class sizes, more one-on-one interaction with instructors and lower overall tuition. Now that’s a great return on your investment.

Business Human Resources - diploma Location: Moose Jaw, some distance learning Duration: 32 weeks

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1243 Medical Secretaries 250

Business Marketing - diploma Location: Moose Jaw, some distance learning Duration: 32 weeks Entrepreneurship and Small Business - certificate Location: Prince Albert, some distance learning Duration: 32 weeks Human Resources Management - certificate Location: distance learning Duration: see goSIAST.com Office Education - certificate Location: Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, distance learning Duration: 32 weeks

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008

You will perform a variety of secretarial and administrative duties in doctors’ $33,300 offices, hospitals, medical clinics and other medical settings.

Medical Transcriptionist Office Education

1432 Payroll Clerks 740 You will collect, verify and process payroll information and determine pay and $44,300 Accounting benefit entitlements for employees within a department, company or other Business Certificate establishment, using manual or computerized systems. Business Accountancy Business Administration Business Human Resources Human Resources Management Office Education 1223 Personnel and Recruitment Officers 375

In your job as a personnel and recruitment officer you will identify and advertise job $60,600 vacancies, recruit candidates and assist in the selection and reassignment of employees.

Business Human Resources Human Resources Management

1442 Personnel Clerks 265

As a personnel clerk you will assist personnel officers and human resources $47,300 specialists and compile, maintain and process information relating to staffing, recruitment, training, labour relations, performance evaluations and classifications.

Business Human Resources Human Resources Management

1122 Professional Occupations in 860 Business Services to Management

Your responsibility will be to provide services to management, such as analyzing an organization’s operations, managerial methods or advertising needs and planning and implementing required changes.

Health Information Management

1224 Property Administrators 1,230

As a property administrator you will perform administrative duties and $50,200 co-ordinate activities related to the management and rental of investment property and real estate. You will work on behalf of property owners and will be employed by property and real estate management companies, property development companies and government.

Building Systems Technician Business Accountancy Business Administration Business Financial Services Business Marketing

1225 Purchasing Agents and Officers 810

Working in your job as a purchasing agent or officer you will purchase general $62,700 and specialized equipment, materials and business services for in-house use or for further processing by your establishment.

Business Administration Business Marketing

1414 Receptionists and 4,110 Switchboard Operators

In your job as a receptionist or switchboard operator you will greet and direct people $31,300 arriving at offices, hospitals and other establishments, answer and forward telephone calls, take messages, schedule appointments and perform other clerical duties.

Office Education

1413 Records Management 790 and Filing Clerks

Working as a file clerk you will file papers, records, documents and other material $38,400 according to subject matter or other filing system.

Office Education

1241 Secretaries 7,180 (except Legal and Medical)

As a secretary you will perform a variety of administrative duties in support of managerial and professional employers.

Office Education

$130,000

$37,900


community/human services

Esthetician - certificate Location: Prince Albert Duration: 39 weeks

Addictions Counselling - diploma Location: Prince Albert Duration: 65 weeks

Funeral Service - certificate Location: distance learning Duration: 42 weeks

Correctional Studies - diploma Location: Prince Albert Duration: 64 weeks

Hairstylist - certificate Location: Prince Albert Duration: 45 weeks

Disability Support Worker - certificate Location: Saskatoon, distance learning Duration: 37 weeks

Library and Information Technology - diploma Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 72 weeks

Early Childhood Education - certificate Location: Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, distance learning Duration: 38 weeks

Therapeutic Recreation - diploma Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 68 weeks

Early Childhood Education - diploma Location: Regina, Saskatoon, distance learning Duration: 38 weeks

Youth Care Worker - certificate Location: Saskatoon, distance learning Duration: 35 weeks

Educational Assistant - certificate Location: Saskatoon, Regina, distance learning Duration: 38 weeks

Youth Care Worker - diploma Location: Saskatoon, some Regina, distance learning Duration: 35 weeks

SIAST’s Community/Human Services programs let you make a difference in the world – one person at a time or with whole communities.

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• S  maller classes, more interaction with instructors – SIAST’s smaller class sizes allow more time for oneon-one interaction with instructors. That’s important in these kinds of people-intensive Community/ Human Services programs. • N  ew programs to meet emerging needs – SIAST is a nationally recognized provider of skills training in community/ human services fields. Our programs are constantly evolving to meet community needs, such as development of transfer credits for our Addictions Counselling program. Visit goSIAST.com for complete program details, admission requirements, admission guidelines, scholarship and awards information and more.

Answer: Small class sizes mean your instructors will actually know your name, and will have more time to spend helping you learn.

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008

1121 Specialists in Human Resources 1,060

Your responsibility will be to develop, implement and evaluate human resources $75,800 and labour relations policies, programs and procedures and advise managers and employees on personnel matters.

Business Human Resources Human Resources Management

1472 Storekeepers and Parts Clerks 1,415

You will sort, store and issue parts and supplies for use by the mechanical, service or $39,700 agricultural industry or other establishment in which you work and for sale to the public.

Parts Management Technician

1454 Survey Interviewers 630 and Statistical Clerks

As an interviewer you will gather information for market research, public opinion polls $36,800 or election and census enumeration. Working as a statistical clerk you will code and compile interview and other data into reports, lists, directories and other documents.

Business Marketing

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Business / Community/Human Services

If you’re interested in working with children and youth, we offer programs in Early Childhood Education, Educational Assistant and Youth Care Worker. The practical, hands-on approach to learning prepares you to make a lasting impact in the lives of young people and their families.

The Funeral Service program emphasizes the important healing function that the funeral service provides for the living in our society. Specialized programs in Addictions Counselling and Correctional Studies let you make a difference on a community-wide level. However you choose to make a difference, you’ll find SIAST programs provide the kind of well-rounded education employers are looking for.

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Aboriginal Police Preparation - applied certificate Location: Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon Duration: 26 weeks

SIAST’s Disability Support Worker and Therapeutic Recreation programs prepare you to work with other health care professionals in clinical and community-based settings. Esthetician and Hairstylist programs provide strong foundations on which to build careers in the beauty industry.

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008

2271 Air Pilots, Flight Engineers and 285 Flying Instructors

In your career as a pilot you will fly fixed wing aircraft and helicopters to provide $118,200 air transportation and other services. As a flight engineer (second officer) you will monitor the functioning of aircraft during flight and may assist in flying aircraft. As a flying instructor you will teach flying techniques and procedures to student and licensed pilots. You can train or instruct at a number of flying clubs or training schools within Saskatchewan.

Commercial Pilot

2251 Architectural Technologists 120 and Technicians

You may work independently or provide technical assistance to professional $63,800 architects and civil design engineers in conducting research, preparing drawings, architectural models, specifications and contracts, and in supervising construction projects.

Architectural and Building Technology Architectural and Interior Technology

2221 Biological Technologists 520 As a biological technologist or technician you may work independently or provide $60,900 and Technicians technical support and services to scientists, engineers and other professionals working in the fields of agriculture, resource management, plant and animal biology, microbiology, cell and molecular biology.

Biotechnology Forest Ecosystems Technology Geographic Information Science for Resources Management Integrated Resources Management Resource and Environmental Law

2211 Chemical Technologists 820 and Technicians

Chemical Technology

You may work independently or provide technical support in chemical engineering, $57,600 chemical and biochemical research and analysis, industrial chemistry, chemical quality control and environmental monitoring.

2231 Civil Engineering Technologists 250 You may work independently or provide technical support and services in civil $62,400 and Technicians engineering in fields such as structural engineering, municipal engineering, construction design supervision, highways and transportation engineering, water resources engineering and geotechnical engineering.

Civil Engineering Technology Engineering Design and Drafting Technology Environmental Engineering Technology Mining Engineering Technology Water Resources Engineering Technology

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engineering technology Careers in engineering technology are as varied as they are appealing. Want to work with state-of-the-art CAD/CAM design technology? Design and build high-tech electronic systems? Monitor the impact of industry on our environment? SIAST offers 10 full-time Engineering Technology programs at campuses in Moose Jaw and Saskatoon.

CAD/CAM Engineering Technology - diploma Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 74 weeks

Respected by Industry

Civil Engineering Technology - diploma Location: Moose Jaw Duration: 76 weeks

SIAST’s Engineering Technology programs enjoy a great relationship with industry – that means you enjoy access to excellent career contacts and great starting salaries. Two years after graduation, 96% of our graduates are employed and the average monthly salary is $3,235.

Computer Engineering Technology - diploma Location: Moose Jaw Duration: 77 weeks Electrical Engineering Technology - diploma Location: Moose Jaw Duration: 76 weeks

The Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists’ Canadian Technology Accreditation Board accredits our Engineering Technology programs at the technologist level. After two years of suitable experience, graduates are also eligible for membership in the Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians as applied science technologists. Some courses offer career opportunities with the Canadian Forces; Electronics Systems graduates are eligible for the Subsidized Education Plan for Naval Technicians.

Electronic Systems Engineering Technology - diploma Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 74 weeks Engineering Design and Drafting Technology - diploma Location: Moose Jaw Duration: 76 weeks

• 2 + 2 = degree – You may qualify to apply your two-year SIAST diploma to a fouryear university degree program. Check transfer credit options for the program you’re interested in. Remember – SIAST tuition costs are typically lower than university tuitions.

Environmental Engineering Technology - diploma Location: Moose Jaw Duration: 76 weeks

• L  earn by doing ... and get paid! Co-operative education is a mandatory part of most SIAST Engineering Technology programs. Co-operative work terms are a great way to learn, make industry contacts and get paid while you’re doing it.

Geomatics Engineering Technology - diploma Location: Moose Jaw Duration: 76 weeks Instrumentation Engineering Technology - diploma Location: Moose Jaw Duration: 77 weeks

• M  ake a difference – Environment and sustainability are integral parts of many SIAST Engineering Technology programs. Use your skills to help build a more sustainable world.

Mechanical Engineering Technology - diploma Location: Saskatoon Duration: 74 weeks

Visit goSIAST.com for complete program details, admission requirements, admission guidelines, scholarship and awards information and more.

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Water Resources Engineering Technology - diploma Location: Moose Jaw Duration: 76 weeks

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008

2281 Computer and Network Operators 805 As a computer and network operator you will establish, operate, maintain and $57,500 Business Information Systems and Web Technicians co-ordinate the use of local and wide area networks (LANs and WANs), mainframe CAD/CAM Engineering Technology networks, hardware, software and related computer equipment. As a Web Computer Engineering Technology technician you will set up and maintain Internet and intranet Web sites and Web Computer Networking Technician server hardware and software. You may also monitor and optimize network Computer Systems Technology connectivity and performance. Electronic Systems Engineering Technology Electronics Technician 2174 Computer Programmers and 1,345 Your job as an interactive media developer will involve writing, modifying, $61,100 Interactive Media Developers integrating and testing computer code for Internet applications, computer-based training software, computer games, film, video and other interactive media.

Business Information Systems Computer Engineering Technology Computer Systems Technology New Media Communications certificate New Media Communications diploma

2224 Conservation and Fishery Officers 260 In this job you will enforce the federal and provincial regulations established for $62,100 the protection of fish, wildlife and other natural resources and collect and relay information on resource management.

Forest Ecosystems Technology Geographic Information Science for Resources Management Integrated Resources Management Resource and Environmental Law

2234 Construction Estimators 240 In your career as a construction estimator you will analyze costs of and prepare $52,700 estimates on civil engineering, architectural, structural, electrical and mechanical construction projects.

Architectural and Building Technology Architectural and Interior Technology Civil Engineering Technology Engineering Design and Drafting Technology Environmental Engineering Technology Water Resources Engineering Technology

2264 Construction Inspectors 300

In this job you will inspect the construction and maintenance of new and existing $55,400 buildings, bridges, highways and industrial construction to ensure that specifications and building codes are observed and monitor work site safety.

Civil Engineering Technology Environmental Engineering Technology Water Resources Engineering Technology

2172 Database Analysts and 270 Data Administrators

As a database analyst you will design, develop and administer data management $79,900 solutions using database management software. In your job as a data administrator you will develop and implement data administration policy, standards and models.

Business Information Systems Computer Systems Technology

2253 Drafting Technologists 710 You will be responsible for preparing engineering designs, drawings and related $53,800 and Technicians technical information.

CAD/CAM Engineering Technology Civil Engineering Technology Electronic Systems Engineering Technology Engineering Design and Drafting Technology Environmental Engineering Technology Mechanical Engineering Technology Mining Engineering Technology Water Resources Engineering Technology


health services The health care industry is booming – and so are the job opportunities. SIAST is your fast track to a wide variety of careers. Check out your options, from emergency care to continuing care, dental hygiene to health information management, pharmacy technician to medical laboratory technology and more. Many of our Health Services graduates are eligible to pursue industry certification or licensure. Some programs let you transfer to university degree programs. Other programs are modular, which gives you marketable skills without committing to all levels of the program. Our paramedic programs, for example, let you begin with Primary Care Paramedic and work through the advanced level once you’ve been in the workforce. • Z  ero to career in two years or less – SIAST Health Services programs range from one-year certificates to two-year diplomas, with a significant amount of that time spent in practical settings. It’s part of SIAST’s hands-on approach to learning. • P  lan ahead – Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technology, Dental Hygiene, Medical Laboratory Technology and Medical Radiologic Technology are high-demand programs. Apply between October 1 and February 15 each academic year. Visit goSIAST.com for complete program details, admission requirements, admission guidelines, scholarship and awards information and more.

Cytotechnology - diploma Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 86 weeks Dental Assisting - certificate Location: Regina Duration: 40 weeks Dental Hygiene - diploma Location: Regina, some distance learning Duration: 76 weeks Health Information Management - diploma Location: Regina, some distance learning Duration: 66 weeks Medical Laboratory Assistant - applied certificate Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 21 weeks Medical Laboratory Technology - diploma Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 80 weeks Medical Radiologic Technology - diploma Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 88 weeks Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner - certificate Location: distance learning Duration: 33 weeks Pharmacy Technician - certificate Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 40 weeks PARAMEDIC PROGRAMS

Advanced Care Paramedic - diploma Location: Regina Duration: 59 weeks Primary Care Paramedic - certificate Location: Regina, Saskatoon Duration: 28 weeks

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2241 Electrical and Electronics 625 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians may work $71,200 Computer Engineering Technology Engineering Technologists independently or provide technical support and services in the design, development, Electrical Engineering Technology and Technicians testing, production and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and systems. Electronic Systems Engineering Technology Electronics Technician (Consumer Products) is a designated trade in Saskatchewan. Electronics Technician Telecommunications Radio Systems Technician 2242 Electronic Service Technicians 1,410 (Household and Business Equipment)

As an electronic service technician you will service and repair household and business electronic equipment such as audio and video systems, computers and peripherals, office equipment and other consumer electronic equipment and assemblies. Electronics Technician (Consumer Products) is a designated trade in Saskatchewan.

$46,800

Electronics Technician

2223 Forestry Technologists 120 Your career as a forestry technologist or technician may have you working $62,300 and Technicians independently or performing technical and supervisory functions in support of forestry research, forest management, forest harvesting and forest resources conservation and protection.

Forest Ecosystems Technology Geographic Information Science for Resources Management Integrated Resources Management Resource and Environmental Law

2212 Geological and Mineral 350 Technologists and Technicians

As a geological and mineral technologist or technician you will provide technical support and services or may work independently in the fields of oil and gas exploration and production, geophysics, petroleum engineering, geology, mining and mining engineering, mineralogy, extractive and physical metallurgy, metallurgical engineering and environmental protection.

Mining Engineering Technology

2252 Industrial Designers 75

As an industrial designer you will conceptualize and produce designs for $56,200 manufactured products.

$62,700

CAD/CAM Engineering Technology Mechanical Engineering Technology

2243 Industrial Instrument Technicians 395 You will maintain, diagnose, calibrate and repair control instruments in commercial $82,400 and industrial settings.

Electronic Systems Engineering Technology Industrial Instrument Technician Instrumentation Engineering Technologist

2171 Information Systems Analysts 2,135 Your job will be to conduct research; develop and implement information systems $73,000 and Consultants development plans, policies and procedures; and provide advice on a wide range of information systems issues.

Business Information Systems CAD/CAM Engineering Technology Computer Engineering Technology Computer Systems Technology

2263 Inspectors in Public and 640 Environmental Health and Occupational Health and Safety

Environmental Engineering Technology Resource and Environmental Law Water Resources Engineering Technology

Your job will be to evaluate and monitor health and safety hazards and develop $71,300 strategies to control risks in the workplace. You will inspect restaurants, public facilities, industrial establishments, municipal water systems and other workplaces to ensure compliance with government regulations regarding sanitation, pollution control, the handling and storage of hazardous substances and workplace safety.

Engineering Technology / Health Services

Answer: SIAST has more than 150 programs to choose from, ranging from Practical Nursing to Professional Cooking.

Continuing Care Assistant - certificate Location: Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, distance learning Duration: 30 weeks

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Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technology - diploma Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 62 weeks

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hospitality/food services The hospitality/food services sector is facing a critical shortage of talented workers – not just here at home, but in many countries around the world. Whether you’re looking for a career with great mobility or have dreams of setting up your own business, SIAST provides a foundation for success. Our Hospitality/Food Services programs are designed to give you the knowledge and skills you need to move quickly and confidently into the job market. We focus on practical skills and hands-on training. You learn from instructors who have worked in the industry. When you graduate, you can begin to build a career based on your own personal goals.

In Demand SIAST Hospitality/Food Services graduates are in high demand by a wide variety of employers, including hospitals, private and public institutions, remote catering facilities, restaurants and hotels. • A  ccreditation – Our Food and Nutrition Management program is accredited by the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM). Graduates are eligible for membership in the CSNM as well as the Saskatchewan Society of Nutrition Management.

• T  ransfer credit – Food and Nutrition Management and Hotel and Restaurant Administration programs share a number of courses, which means graduates of one can complete two diplomas in less than four years. As well, some programs offer transfer credits into university degree programs. Trade time and academic credit may be available for Professional Cooking graduates who find employment in the trade and register as apprentices.

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Hotel and Restaurant Administration - diploma Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 70 weeks Institutional Cooking - applied certificate Location: Prince Albert Duration: 20 weeks

• A  pprenticeship opportunities – Several of our Hospitality/Food Services programs provide technical training to apprentices registered with the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC). Apprentices already have jobs in their chosen trades when they register with SATCC. During your apprenticeship, the skills you learn on the job are supplemented by a number of weeks of technical training each year – that’s where SIAST comes in. SATCC contracts with SIAST to provide training each year for apprentices.

Professional Cooking - certificate Location: Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 35 weeks Short-Order Cooking - applied certificate Location: Moose Jaw, Prince Albert Duration: 12 weeks

Visit goSIAST.com for complete program details, admission requirements, admission guidelines, scholarship and awards information and more.

Answer: SIAST offers flexible and distance learning through online, evening and daytime classes, so you can learn with SIAST virtually anywhere.

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Food and Nutrition Management - diploma Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 70 weeks

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2254 Land Survey Technologists 145 You will conduct or participate in surveys to determine the exact locations and $37,400 and Technicians relative positions of natural features and other structures on the earth’s surface.

Civil Engineering Technology Environmental Engineering Technology Geomatics Engineering Technology Mining Engineering Technology Water Resources Engineering Technology

2154 Land Surveyors 275

As a land surveyor you will plan, direct and conduct legal surveys to establish the $66,100 location of real property boundaries, contours and other natural or human-made features, and prepare and maintain cross-sectional drawings, official plans, records and documents pertaining to these surveys.

Civil Engineering Technology Environmental Engineering Technology Geomatics Engineering Technology Water Resources Engineering Technology

2255 Mapping and Related 175 Technologists and Technicians

In this job you will gather, analyze, interpret and use geospatial information for $59,500 applications in natural resources, geology and environmental and land use planning. This unit group includes technologists and technicians who design and prepare maps, interpret aerial photographs, operate interpretative and airborne remote sensing equipment and develop and operate geographical information systems.

Geographic Information Science for Resources Management Geomatics Engineering Technology

2232 Mechanical Engineering 330 Technologists and Technicians

You may work independently or provide technical support and services in $67,700 mechanical engineering fields such as the design, development, maintenance and testing of machines, components, tools, heating and ventilating systems, power generation and power conversion plants and manufacturing plants and equipment.

CAD/CAM Engineering Technology Mechanical Engineering Technology

2213 Meteorological Technicians 20

As a meteorological technician you will observe weather and atmospheric conditions, record and interpret meteorological data, transmit and report on recorded information and provide meteorological information and advice to the general public, the transportation industry and the media.

Water Resources Engineering Technology

2261 Non-Destructive Testers 185 and Inspectors

You will operate radiographic, ultrasonic, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, eddy $61,900 current and similar testing equipment to detect discontinuities in objects of various compositions and materials.

Civil Engineering Technology Mechanical Engineering Technology

2283 Systems Testing Technicians 75

As a systems testing technician you will execute test plans to evaluate the $52,700 performance of software applications and information and telecommunications systems.

Computer Engineering Technology Computer Systems Technology

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2282 User Support Technicians 1,310 You will provide first-line technical support to computer users experiencing $52,600 Business Information Systems difficulties with computer hardware and with computer applications and CAD/CAM Engineering Technology communications software. Computer Engineering Technology Computer Networking Technician Computer Systems Technology Electronics Technician Telecommunications/Radio Systems Technician


industrial/trades Electricians, carpenters, auto mechanics, heavy equipment technicians, bricklayers, plumbers, machinists – tradespeople are involved in just about every aspect of modern life. And the demand for skilled labour just keeps growing.

• C  onstruction – The construction industry is much more than houses. Think commercial office buildings, retail centres, schools and health centres. It is an industry that offers a lot of employment opportunity. • Manufacturing – Every manufacturing industry relies on tradespeople with specific skills to keep their operations running. From steel mills to welding shops, the job opportunities are endless. • Mechanical – As machinery and vehicles become more technically complex, the demand for tradespeople with the knowledge and skills to repair and service them increases.

Hands-on training has always been a big factor in our graduates’ success. Our on-campus programs emphasize practical learning in excellent shop facilities equipped with industryleading tools. SIAST is the largest provider of apprenticeship training in Saskatchewan. Apprentices already have jobs in their chosen trades when they register with the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC). During your apprenticeship, the skills you learn on the job are supplemented by a number of weeks of technical training each year – that’s where SIAST comes in. SATCC contracts with SIAST to provide short periods of training each year for apprentices in a number of trades.

• Industry-recognized programs – Collaboration with industry ensures programs in construction, manufacturing and mechanical trades match labour market needs. • S  tudent focus – SIAST programs offer hands-on training, scholarships and awards, apprenticeship information and more. • E  xpert faculty – SIAST instructors are qualified tradespeople with real-world experience. Visit goSIAST.com for complete program details, admission requirements, admission guidelines, scholarship and awards information and more.

skill.

Whatever trade you choose, be prepared to challenge yourself, because today’s trades are evolving at a rapid pace. To succeed, you need a wider variety of skills than ever before.But your hard work will pay off in a career with great mobility and excellent earning potential. construction PROGRAMS

Electrician - applied certificate Location: Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 20 weeks Refrigeration and Air Conditioning - certificate Location: Saskatoon Duration: 34 weeks Manufacturing PROGRAMS

Auto Body Technician - certificate Location: Regina, Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 30 weeks Automotive Service Technician - certificate Location: Moose Jaw, Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 36 weeks Heavy Equipment and Truck and Transport Technician - certificate Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 35 weeks

Industrial Mechanics - certificate Location: Prince Albert, Saskatoon Duration: 32 weeks

Parts Management Technician - certificate Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 32 weeks

Machine Shop - certificate Location: Regina, Saskatoon Duration: 34 weeks

Power Sports Equipment Technician certificate Location: Regina Duration: 35 weeks

Welding - certificate Location: Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 34 weeks

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mechanical PROGRAMS

Agricultural Machinery Technician - certificate Location: Saskatoon Duration: 35 weeks

Number Job description emp. 2006

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008

2175 Web Designers and Developers 315 Working as a Web designer and developer you will research, design, develop $49,800 and produce Internet and intranet sites.

Health

NOC Job title Code

Number Job description emp. 2006

Hospitality/Food Services / Industrial Trades

Carpentry - certificate Location: Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, some distance learning Duration: 30 weeks

Career Guide 2012/13

Reap the rewards of training at SIAST, Saskatchewan’s leading provider of trades training. You’ll find industry-recognized programs in construction, manufacturing and mechanical trades. All programs are designed with input from industry, so your education matches opportunities in the real world.

Get Hands-on Training

Business Information Systems Computer Engineering Technology Computer Systems Technology New Media Communications certificate New Media Communications diploma

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008

3234 Ambulance Attendants and 665 Other Paramedical Occupations

Your job will be to administer pre-hospital emergency medical care to patients $62,200 and transport them to hospitals or other medical facilities for further medical care.

Advanced Care Paramedic Primary Care Paramedic

3411 Dental Assistants 830

You will assist dentists during the examination and treatment of patients and perform preventative and clerical services.

$39,800

Dental Assisting

3222 Dental Hygienists and 375 Dental Therapists

As a dental hygienist you will provide dental hygiene treatment and information related to the prevention of diseases and disorders of the teeth and mouth. As a dental therapist you will carry out dental services related to the prevention and treatment of disease and disorders of the teeth and mouth.

$67,600

Dental Hygiene

3233 Licensed Practical Nurses 1,715

Working as a licensed practical nurse you will provide nursing care for patients in $49,400 collaboration with registered nurses, physicians and other health care team members.

Perioperative Nursing/LPN Practical Nursing

3212 Medical Laboratory Technicians 570

In your work as a medical laboratory technician you will conduct routine medical laboratory tests and set up, clean and maintain medical laboratory equipment.

Medical Laboratory Assistant

$49,400

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natural resources It takes wide-ranging expertise to manage Saskatchewan’s vast fisheries, forests, wildlife and parks. SIAST offers training in vital areas. Consider Resource and Environmental Law if you want to ensure resources are protected for future generations. Explore Integrated Resource Management or Forest Ecosystem Technology to play hands-on roles in stewardship, or Geographic Information Systems (GIS) if you’re interested in helping map vast databases of information.

Answer: SIAST offers recognition of prior learning so you can get credit for your past learning whether it was in a classroom or in the real world.

Build Your Career Natural Resources practitioners are analytic thinkers with good communications skills and a love of the outdoors. Your education will combine classroom learning with practical outdoor experiences. This emphasis on handson learning and broad-based environmental education ensures you’re ready for the workforce at graduation. And because Forest Ecosystem Technology, Integrated Resource Management and Resource and Environmental diploma gy nolo Law share a common first year, earn a second Tech ystem Ecos t Fores nce learning Location: Prince Albert, some dista diploma simply by taking an additional year at Duration: 72 weeks SIAST. It’s a great way to build your career and for ce Scien on mati Infor ic Geograph e enhance your earning potential. Resource Management - certificat

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nce learning Location: Prince Albert, some dista Duration: 34 weeks ent - diploma Integrated Resource Managem nce learning Location: Prince Albert, some dista Duration: 72 weeks - diploma Resource and Environmental Lawnce learning Location: Prince Albert, some dista Duration: 72 weeks

•  Training opportunities – Because SIAST programs are designed with input from industry, our curriculum matches opportunities in the workplace. Our connection to industry also lets us offer you training opportunities with First Nations and Métis communities, natural resource-based industries and more.

Number Job description emp. 2006

• C ampus proximity to northern resources – SIAST’s Natural Resources programs are offered at our Prince Albert campus, close to Saskatchewan’s northern forests and parks. • Go further – Turn your SIAST Natural Resources diploma into a degree. SIAST’s Natural Resource programs have many transfer credit options to apply your two-year SIAST diploma to a four-year university degree program. Check transfer credit options for the program you’re interested in. Plus you’ll save money – SIAST tuition costs are typically lower than university tuition. Visit goSIAST.com for complete program details, admission requirements, admission guidelines, scholarship and awards information and more.

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008

3211 Medical Laboratory Technologists 665 and Pathologists’ Assistants

As a medical laboratory technologist you will conduct medical laboratory tests, $56,500 experiments and analysis to assist in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. As a pathologists’ assistant you will assist at autopsies and examinations of surgical specimens or perform autopsies under a pathologist’s supervision.

Medical Laboratory Technology

3215 Medical Radiation Technologists 555

You will operate radiographic and radiation therapy equipment to administer radiation treatment and produce images of body structures for the diagnosis and treatment of injury and disease.

$59,000

Medical Radiologic Technology

3413 Nurse Aides, Orderlies and 8,135 Patient Service Associates

Your job as a nurse aide or orderly requires you to assist nurses, hospital staff and physicians in the care of patients.

$35,200

Continuing Care Assistant

3414 Other Assisting Occupations 1,335 in Support of Health Services

You will provide services and technical assistance to health care professionals $34,800 such as orthopedic surgeons, pharmacists, pathologists and optometrists.

Pharmacy Technician Recreation & Tourism Management

3144 Other Professional Occupations 110 in Therapy and Assessment

Therapists and other health professionals in this occupational group use a variety $64,500 of techniques and procedures to provide therapy and treatment to people with disabilities and impairments.

Disability Support Worker Therapeutic Recreation

In this role you will perform various technical therapy and assessment functions. $25,200 You may also assist professionals such as audiologists, speech-language pathologists, ophthalmologists and physiotherapists.

Disability Support Worker Therapeutic Recreation

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3235 Other Technical Occupations 795 in Therapy and Assessment

3152 Registered Nurses 8,900 Your work as a registered nurse or registered psychiatric nurse will require you to $72,400 provide direct nursing care to patients, deliver health education programs and provide consultative services regarding issues relevant to the practice of nursing.

Basic Critical Care Nursing Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Psychiatric Nursing Saskatchewan Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN)

3213 Veterinary and Animal Health 350 Technologists and Technicians

Veterinary Technology

You will provide technical support to veterinarians by caring for animals and $35,700 assisting in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health disorders.

Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion NOC Job title Code

10

Number Job description emp. 2006

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008

4163 Business Development Officers 915 and Marketing Researchers and Consultants

You will be required to conduct research, develop policies and administer $63,900 programs to promote industrial and commercial business investment or tourism in urban and rural areas or to promote commercial or industrial products and services.

Business Administration Business Marketing Recreation & Tourism Management

4131 College and Other 2,210 Vocational Instructors

As an instructor in this unit group you will teach applied arts, academic, technical $60,900 and vocational subjects to students at community colleges, CEGEPs, agricultural colleges, technical and vocational institutes, language schools and other college-level schools.

All programs

4214 Early Childhood Educators 4,510 and Assistants

In your job as an early childhood educator you will design and supervise activities $22,400 that stimulate physical, intellectual and emotional growth in preschool children.

Early Childhood Education certificate Early Childhood Education diploma


nursing • Nursing degree program – The Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is offered jointly by SIAST and the University of Regina. As a student, you will begin your nursing education, including experiential learning, in Year 1. For more information, including admission requirements and how to apply, visit www.sasknursingdegree.ca.

SIAST has been educating nurses for more than 40 years. Our alumni are practicing throughout the province, across the country, even around the world. They are known for their commitment to high standards of practice, ethical behaviour, acceptance of diversity and skilful compassion. It’s a reputation that makes SIAST-trained nurses a welcome addition to any team.

•  Interprofessionalism = teamwork – Some of SIAST’s Nursing programs include components that enable you to work with students from other programs. You learn to function as part of a larger health care team.

Careers in nursing are evolving in new and exciting directions. With so many choices, so many opportunities … begin your journey at SIAST Nursing.

Exceptional Job Prospects

• Excellent advancement potential – Opportunities in nursing are evolving in new and exciting directions, and SIAST Nursing programs are responsive to these changes. Our continuing education options let you enhance your skills and take advantage of new opportunities. Visit goSIAST.com for complete program details, admission requirements, admission guidelines, scholarship and awards information and more.

Demand for nurses is growing across Canada. SIAST can prepare you to meet that demand. More than 85% of our graduates are getting job offers before or right after graduation. A recent survey shows that by five years after a class graduates, 98.5% of those grads are employed.

Go Beyond Textbook Learning

Nursing (Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing) - degree Location: Regina, Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 4 years Practical Nursing - diploma Location: Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, distance learning Duration: 65 weeks Psychiatric Nursing - diploma Location: Regina, some distance learning Duration: 3 years (7 terms, 86 weeks, 2156 hours)

Answer: 2+2 = diploma + degree. SIAST offers several transfer credit and joint degree programs that allow you to get your diploma at SIAST and, if you choose, move on to finish your degree at a university.

NOC Job title Code

Number Job description emp. 2006

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008

4161 Natural and Applied Science 525 Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers

In this role you will conduct research, prepare reports, provide consultation and $64,200 advice and administer programs in a variety of areas related to the natural and applied sciences. You are employed by federal, provincial and municipal governments; computer and office furniture manufacturers; educational institutions; research organizations; consulting firms; environmental and conservation organizations, or you may be self-employed.

Forest Ecosystems Technology Geographic Information Science for Resources Management Integrated Resource Management Resource and Environmental Law

4122 Post-Secondary Teaching 1,965 and Research Assistants

In this role you will assist university professors, community college teachers and other faculty members in teaching and research activities at universities and colleges.

All programs

4155 Probation and Parole Officers 430 and Related Occupations

In your job as a probation officer you will monitor the conduct and behaviour of $69,200 criminal offenders serving probation terms. As a parole officer you will monitor the reintegration of criminal offenders serving the remainder of sentences while conditionally released into the community on parole.

Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport NOC Job title Code

Number Job description emp. 2006

$35,500

Natural Resources / Nursing

At SIAST, your instructors are nurses and health care practitioners who know what they teach. But they go beyond textbooks to teach you the valuable “soft” skills such as listening, communicating and caring.

Career Guide 2012/13

There’s never been a more exciting time for a career in nursing – and SIAST can help open the door for you. With award-winning programs, 245 nationally recognized faculty and staff, and enrolment of more than 5,000 students a year, the SIAST Nursing Division is preparing a new generation of nurses to meet the realities of modern health care delivery.

Addictions Counselling Correctional Studies

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008

5241 Graphic Designers and Illustrators 905 In your job as a graphic designer or illustrating artist you will conceptualize and $46,400 produce designs, illustrations, layouts and visual images to effectively communicate information for publications, advertising, films, posters and signs.

Graphic Communications Media Arts Production certificate Media Arts Production diploma New Media Communications certificate New Media Communications diploma

5111 Librarians 510

As a librarian you will develop, organize and maintain library collections and provide advisory services for users. The minimum educational requirement for most librarians is a Master’s degree in Library Science.

$59,900

Library and Information Technology

5211 Library and Archive Technicians 710 and Assistants

As a library and archive technician or assistant you will assist users in accessing library or archive resources, assist librarians or archivists in cataloguing new acquisitions and conduct reference searches.

$36,400

Library and Information Technology

5124 Professional Occupations 785 in Public Relations and Communications Professionals

As a public relations and communications professional you will develop and implement programs, publicize activities and events and maintain media relations on behalf of businesses.

$60,800

Business Marketing

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recreation/tourism Recreation and Tourism Management - diploma Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 67 weeks

Our society is more mobile than ever before. We want to do more, see more. Recreation and tourism professionals are energetic, outgoing individuals who excel at introducing people to new experiences, new activities and new ways of viewing the world.

Sustainable Tourism - applied certificate Location: distance learning Duration: 19 weeks

Recreation and Tourism Management Use SIAST’s two-year diploma program as a launch point for your career in the sport, culture, recreation and tourism sectors. You will gain practical knowledge and develop skills in everything from business management to program planning to leadership.

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• G  et your degree – Recreation and Tourism Management graduates can transfer to degree programs at the University of Regina or University of Manitoba.

Sustainable Tourism

Answer: You’re among good company – SIAST has more graduates each year than either Saskatchewan university.

Discover SIAST’s applied certificate program in the booming field of sustainable tourism. Learn about the concepts of sustainability through hands-on experience. • W  e ask the industry – Industry input means SIAST’s curriculum matches opportunities and needs in the real world. When you graduate, you’re job-ready. Visit goSIAST.com for complete program details, admission requirements, admission guidelines, scholarship and awards information and more.

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Sales and Service NOC Job title Code

Number Job description emp. 2006

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008

6242 Cooks 7,055 Your job will be to prepare food and meals, cut meat and learn basic baking $28,100 Institutional Cooking and pastry cooking methods. Professional Cooking Short-Order Cooking 6462 Correctional Service Officers 1,270

Your job as a correctional service officer will be to guard prisoners and detainees $62,900 and maintain order in correctional institutions and other places of detention.

Aboriginal Police Preparation Correctional Studies

6472 Elementary and Secondary School 4,940 Teacher Assistants

In this job you will assist teachers and counsellors in the teaching and supervision $26,800 of elementary and secondary school students.

Educational Assistant

6482 Esthetician: Nail Technicians / 955 Skin Care Technician

Nail Technician: In this career you will perform manicures, pedicures, cosmetic massage of the limbs and digits, and artificial nail applications or enhancements. Skin Care Technician: In this career you will perform specialized body/facial treatments, make-up artistry, cosmetic massage, hair removal, lash/brow tinting and manicures/pedicures, and correct skin problems.

$21,500

Esthetician

6453 Food and Beverage Servers 6,470

You will be required to sell and serve food and beverages, and prepare alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

$19,400

Food and Beverage Service

6272 Funeral Directors and Embalmers 180

Funeral directors co-ordinate and arrange all aspects of funeral services. Embalmers prepare human remains for funerals and burial.

$47,200

Funeral Service

6271 Hairstylists 2,540

As a hairstylist you will design hair by shampooing, cutting, styling and colouring. $23,200 You will also be required to perform tasks related to retail sales and customer service.

Hairstylist

6435 Hotel Front Desk Clerks 750 You will promote, sell and book accommodation products and services. $24,900

Business certificate Hotel and Restaurant Administration Office Education

6231 Insurance Agents and Brokers 1,700

As an insurance adjuster or broker you will sell automobile, fire, life, property, marine and other types of insurance to businesses and individuals.

Business Insurance

6464 Occupations Unique 545 to the Armed Forces

In the Armed Forces your duties may include engaging in drills and other training $63,000 in preparation for peacekeeping, combat and natural disaster; operating armored vehicles, artillery, hand-held weapons and other military combat equipment and defense systems; and policing and protecting Canadian waters, land, airspace and other interests.

Electronic Systems Engineering Technology Electronics Technician

6483 Pet Groomers and Animal 315 Care Workers

You will feed, handle, train and groom animals and assist veterinarians, animal health technologists and animal breeders.

Veterinary Technology

6261 Police Officers 2,250 (Except Commissioned)

You will protect the public, detect and prevent crime and perform other activities $85,300 directed at maintaining law and order.

$54,400

$20,900

6232 Real Estate Agents 450 You will act as agent for the sale or purchase of houses, apartments, commercial $57,600 and Salespersons buildings, land and other real estate. The Saskatchewan Real Estate Commission must license you to work in the province.

Aboriginal Police Preparation Resource and Environmental Law Business certificate Business Administration Business Financial Services Business Marketing


science SIAST is your door to a variety of careers in science. Work in medical research or environmental testing as a biotechnologist. Be a part of making building materials last longer or natural resources go further as a chemical technologist. Combine your love of animals and keen interest in science with a rewarding career as a veterinary technologist.

Biotechnology - diploma Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 72 weeks

Veterinary Technology - diploma Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 73 weeks

• P  ractical learning – The success of our Science graduates is rooted in our hands-on approach to learning – you’ll spend almost as much time in the lab and on a work practicum as you do in the classroom. • T  wo years to a career – SIAST Science graduates are highly sought after by employers. Two years after graduation, 98% of Science graduates are employed, and the average monthly salary is $3,192.

Answer: You’ll develop job-ready skills that you can use in the workplace starting on Day 1.

Visit goSIAST.com for complete program details, admission requirements, admission guidelines, scholarship and awards information and more.

Number Job description emp. 2006

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6233 Retail and Wholesale Buyers 500

Working as a retail and wholesale buyer you will buy merchandise for resale by $57,200 retail and wholesale establishments and will usually be responsible for the merchandising operations of retail establishments.

Business Administration Business Marketing

6421 Retail Salespersons and Sales Clerks 18,145

Your job will be to sell or rent a range of goods and services in stores and other $39,300 retail businesses and in wholesale businesses that sell on a retail basis to the general public.

Business certificate Business Administration Business Marketing

6651 Security Guards and 1,935 Related Occupations

You will be required to guard property against theft and vandalism, control $33,600 assess to establishments, maintain order and enforce regulations at public events and within establishments.

Aboriginal Police Preparation Correctional Studies

6221 Technical Sales Specialists 1,155 You will sell a range of technical goods and services, such as scientific and $75,400 - Wholesale Trade industrial products, electricity, telecommunications services and computer services, to governments and to commercial and industrial establishments.

All Engineering Technology, Natural Resources and Technology programs Business Administration Business Marketing

6471 Visiting Homemakers, 3050 Housekeepers and Related Occupations

Continuing Care Assistant

As a homemaker you will provide ongoing or short-term home support services $28,500 for individuals and families during periods of incapacitation, convalescence or family disruption. As a housekeeper you will perform housekeeping and other home management duties in private households, embassies and other residential establishments. As a companion you will provide elderly and convalescent clients with companionship and personal care in residential settings.

Trades, Transport and Equipment Operators NOC Job title Code

Number Job description emp. 2006

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008

7321 Automotive Service Technicians, 4,710 In your career you will service and repair automobiles, light trucks and buses. $48,500 Truck Transport and Mechanics Diagnostic, computer and mechanical skills will be used. 7281 Bricklayers

230

Recreation/Tourism / Science

NOC Job title Code

Career Guide 2012/13

Chemical Technology - diploma Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 72 weeks

Automotive Service Technician Heavy Equipment and Truck and Transport Technician

You will lay concrete block, brick and pre-cut stone to either construct or repair structures. $51,900

Bricklayer

7247 Cable Television Service and 65 Maintenance Technicians

As a cable television service technician you will install, maintain and repair cable $45,300 and satellite television and Internet signal and associated equipment in homes and commercial buildings. As a cable television maintenance technician you will maintain and repair cable television transmission and distribution systems and associated hardware.

Electronics Technician Telecommunications/ Radio Systems Technician

7271 Carpenters: Scaffolders/Framers 4,305

In this career you will construct, renovate and repair buildings and structures made $44,800 of wood and other materials. This may require you to lay out, assemble, maintain and dismantle scaffolds, bleachers and stages. As a framer, you will construct and erect floor, wall and roof framing and install exterior doors and windows.

Carpentry

7311 Construction Millwrights and Industrial 2,080 Mechanics (except Textile)

In this career you will install, maintain and repair machinery in factories, mines and production facilities.

Industrial Mechanics

$77,400

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technology Technology is a field with an amazing variety of options. If computers appeal to you, SIAST can train you for careers in programming, systems design, network administration, database management and more. Build a career in electronics manufacturing, installation and repair. Or use your talents to meet the growing demand for specialized training in architectural technologies, building systems, power plants, waterworks and more. SIAST’s Technology programs are designed with input from industry leaders in your chosen field. Your education is relevant and up-to-date, and your hands-on training gives you a real edge in the marketplace. This is one of the reasons our graduate employment rates are so high – 96%.

Industry Accredited The Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists’ Canadian Technology Accreditation Board accredits most of our Technology programs at the technician or technologist level. After two years of suitable experience, graduates are eligible for membership in the Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians as applied science technicians or technologists.

• Z ero to career in two years or less – SIAST Technology programs range from one-year certificates to two-year diplomas. You focus on application of classroom learning in practical labs, projects and work practicums. It’s a great way to ensure you go from zero to career (and a paycheque) in two years or less. •  2 + 2 = degree – Explore your options for higher education! Different SIAST programs offer transfer agreements with universities across Canada. • Telecommunications/radio systems technician – Graduates of SIAST’s Electronics Technician program can take another year to obtain an advanced certificate as a telecommunications/radio systems technician. It’s a great foundation for a career in the ever-evolving telecommunications field. Visit goSIAST.com for complete program details, admission requirements, admission guidelines, scholarship and awards information and more.

Answer: Employers love SIAST grads – almost 97% say they’d hire another SIAST grad.

Architectural and Building Technologies - diploma Location: Moose Jaw Duration: 76 weeks Architectural and Interior Technologies - diploma Location: Moose Jaw Duration: 76 weeks Building Systems Technician - certificate Location: Regina, some distance learning Duration: 36 weeks Computer Networking Technician - certificate Location: Regina, some distance learning Duration: 33 weeks Computer Systems Technology - diploma Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 74 weeks Electronics Technician - certificate Location: Regina, Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 30 weeks Power Engineering Technology - diploma Location: Saskatoon, some distance learning Duration: 72 weeks Water and Wastewater Technician - certificate Location: Some distance learning Duration: 32 weeks

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Number Job description emp. 2006

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008

7241 Electricians (except Industrial 1,930 and Power System)

As an electrician you will install, repair, test and maintain wiring, controls, motors and other electrical devices in both the industrial and construction sectors.

7312 Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics/ 2,410 Agriculture Machinery Technicians

You will repair, overhaul and maintain mobile heavy-duty equipment used in $64,900 construction, forestry, mining, material handling, landscaping, land clearing, farming and similar activities.

Agricultural Machinery Technician Heavy Equipment and Truck and Transport Technician

7242 Industrial Electricians 695

You will install, maintain, test, troubleshoot and repair industrial electrical equipment and associated electrical and electronic controls.

Electrician

7264 Ironworkers 445

You will field-fabricate, weld and erect/dismantle metalwork and erect and place $73,400 precast concrete, rig and place machinery.

Machine Shop Welding

7231 Machinists and Machining 850 and Tooling Inspectors

Your career will involve working with metals and operating metal cutting and metal shaping machinery.

$53,200

Machine Shop

7322 Motor Vehicle Body Repairers/Refinishers

Your job will be to service and refinish motor vehicle bodies.

$48,700

Auto Body Technician

7334 Motorcycle and Other 55 Related Mechanics

You will install, maintain and repair heating systems, electric appliances, electrical equipment and transformers, small engines, and motorcycles.

$40,600

Power Sports Equipment Technician

7421 Pipeline Equipment Operators

You will operate heavy equipment in the construction of pipeline systems.

$57,000

Heavy Equipment Operator

7251 Plumbers 1,665

In this job you will install and maintain water and sewage systems in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Once you have attained certain levels of the Plumber trade, you are eligible to challenge the Gasfitter exam and may be licensed as a gasfitter.

$51,800

Plumbing/Steamfitting/Gasfitting

7352 Power Systems and 405 Power Station Operators

As a power systems operator you will monitor and operate switchboards and $82,900 related equipment in electrical control centres to control the distribution of electrical power in transmission networks. As a power station operator you will operate reactors, turbines, boilers, generators and other related equipment in electrical generating stations and substations.

Electrical Engineering Technology Mechanical Engineering Technology Power Engineering Technology

7313 Refrigeration and Air 365 Conditioning Mechanics

You will install and maintain primary and secondary refrigeration and cooling $62,500 systems in commercial and industrial settings.

Building Systems Technician Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

7291 Roofers and Shinglers 470

You will install and maintain built-up roofs, flat deck roofs, steep roofs and other $39,900 roofs with a variety of covering materials.

Carpentry Roofing

7261 Sheet Metal Workers 550

In this job you will be required to use ten-gauge or lighter metal to make and repair products and buildings.

$52,700

Sheet Metal

7351 Stationary Engineers and 625 Auxiliary Equipment Operators

You will operate and maintain various types of stationary engines and auxiliary equipment to provide heat, light, power and other utility services for commercial, industrial and institutional buildings and other work sites.

$73,400

Power Engineering Technology

1,410

4,195

$51,300

$83,900

Electrician


Answer: More than 2,800 SIAST students declare themselves as having Aboriginal ancestry – that’s more than in any other post-secondary institution in the province and the second highest in Canada

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NOC Job title Code

Number Job description emp. 2006

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008

7252 Steamfitters, Pipefitters and 685 Sprinkler System Installers

Steamfitters and pipefitters lay out, assemble, fabricate, maintain and repair piping $65,900 systems carrying water, steam, chemicals and fuel in heating, cooling, lubricating and other process piping systems. Sprinkler system installers fabricate, install, test, maintain and repair water, foam, carbon dioxide and dry chemical sprinkler systems in buildings, for fire protection purposes. Once you have attained certain levels of the Steamfitter-Pipefitter trade, you are eligible to challenge the Gasfitter exam.

Plumbing/Steamfitting/Gasfitting

7263 Structural Metal and Platework 220 Fabricators and Fitters

You will design, fabricate, cut and assemble structural steel, plate and $59,000 miscellaneous metals.

Machine Shop Welding

7246 Telecommunications Installation 865 You will install, test, maintain and repair telephones, telephone switching $64,500 and Repair Workers equipment or other telecommunications equipment. Telecommunications Installation and Repair Worker is not a designated trade in Saskatchewan.

Electronic Systems Engineering Technology Electronics Technician Telecommunications/Radio Systems Technician

7245 Telecommunications Line 315 As a telecommunications line and cable worker you will install, repair and maintain $60,200 and Cable Workers telecommunications lines and cables. Telecommunications Line and Cable Worker is not a designated trade in Saskatchewan.

Electronic Systems Engineering Technology Electronics Technician Telecommunications/Radio Systems Technician

7265 Welders and Related 4,175 Machine Operators

Machine Shop Sheet Metal Welding

Primary Industry NOC Job title Code

You will join metals and plastics together using various welding methods and $49,800 equipment. Work will be in manufacturing facilities, primarily with MIG and flux-core welding processes.

Number Job description emp. 2006

8257 Aquaculture Operators and Managers No data

As an aquaculture operator or manager you will manage operations of facilities which cultivate and harvest fish, shellfish or marine plants for replenishment of wildlife stocks or for commercial sale.

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008 No data

Integrated Resources Management

8616 Logging and Forestry Labourers 445 In this job you will perform a variety of manual tasks, such as attaching choker $39,100 cables to logs, planting trees, clearing brush, spraying chemicals, cleaning up landing areas and assisting other workers in woodlands operations.

Forest Ecosystems Technology Geographic Information Science for Resources Management Integrated Resources Management

8254 Nursery and Greenhouse 140 Operators and Managers

As a nursery and greenhouse operator or manager you will plan, organize, direct $46,500 and control the activities of the nursery and greenhouse staff who grow and market trees, shrubs, flowers and plants.

Forest Ecosystems Technology Geographic Information Science for Resource Management

8432 Nursery and Greenhouse Workers 830

In this job you will plant, cultivate and harvest trees, shrubs, flowers and plants, and serve nursery and greenhouse customers.

Forest Ecosystems Technology

$33,000

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NOC Job title Code

Number Job description emp. 2006

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008

8422 Silviculture and Forestry Workers 200 In this job you will be required to perform a variety of duties related to reforestation $40,200 and to the management, improvement and conservation of forestlands.

Environmental Engineering Technology Forest Ecosystems Technology Geographic Information Science for Resources Management Integrated Resources Management Resource and Environmental Law

8211 Supervisors, Logging and Forestry 115

As a supervisor in this unit group you will supervise and co-ordinate the activities $58,700 of workers engaged in logging operations and silvicultural operations.

Forest Ecosystem Technology Integrated Resources Management

8411 Underground Mine Service 200 and Support Workers

As an underground mine service and support worker you will perform a range of $75,900 duties related to the operation of ore passes, chutes and conveyor systems; the construction and support of underground structures, passages and roadways; and the supply of materials and supplies to support underground mining.

Civil Engineering Technology Mining Engineering Technology Underground Mining Water Resources Engineering Technology

8231 Underground Production and 1,090 Development Miners

As an underground production and development miner you will drill, blast, operate $84,500 mining machinery and perform related duties to extract minerals in underground mines and to construct tunnels, passageways and shafts to facilitate mining operations.

Civil Engineering Technology Mining Engineering Technology Underground Mining

Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities NOC Job title Code

Number Job description emp. 2006

Avg. Income SIAST programs 2008

9231 Central Control and Process 185 You will operate and monitor multi-function process control machinery and $77,200 Operators, Mineral and equipment to control the processing of mineral ores, metals or cement. Metal Processing

CAD/CAM Engineering Technology Civil Engineering Technology Environmental Engineering Technology Power Engineering Technology Water Resources Engineering Technology

9411 Machine Operators, Mineral 195 and Metal Processing

Power Engineering Technology

You will operate single-function machines or machinery that is part of a larger production operation to process mineral ore and metal products.

$57,600

9232 Petroleum, Gas and Chemical 1,215 In your job you will be required to monitor and operate petroleum, petrochemical $89,300 Process Operators and chemical plants and monitor, adjust and maintain processing units and equipment in these plants.

Civil Engineering Technology Environmental Engineering Technology Mechanical Engineering Technology Power Engineering Technology Water Resources Engineering Technology

9461 Process Control and Machine 755 Operators, Food and Beverage Processing

Working in this field you will be required to operate multi-function process control machinery or single-function machines to process and package food and beverage products.

Power Engineering Technology

9222 Supervisors, Electronics 15 Manufacturing

As a supervisor in this unit group you will supervise and co-ordinate the activities No data of workers who assemble, fabricate, test, repair and inspect electronic parts, components and systems.

Electronic Systems Engineering Technology

9424 Water and Waste Plant Operators 500

You will be responsible for monitoring and operating computerized control $50,500 systems and related equipment in water filtration and treatment plants to regulate the treatment and distribution of water.

Water and Wastewater Technician Water Resources Engineering Technology

$47,500

DATA SOURCES Job Title and Job Description: This information is derived from the National Occupational Classification system (NOC). For more information on the NOC, visit www5.hrsdc.gc.ca/NOC/ Average Annual Income 2008 and Number Employed 2006: This information is referenced on the Saskatchewan Job Futures website. For more information visit www.saskjobfutures.ca

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