Multi-Trades Program

Program Description

Are you interested in working in construction and industrial trades? If so, this is a great place to start!

The Multi-Trades Program is designed to prepare those interested in entering the construction and industrial trades industry through the four key areas: carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and welding. Students will also develop an understanding of the many job possibilities and related requirements for employment in industry. This program is ideal for those who would like to explore the work conditions, required skills, attitudes and academics associated with the construction and industrial industry.

Should you have any questions about the program, please reach out to the Admissions Team at or call 306-477-9325.

Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements

  • Completion of Grade 10
    • Other applicants with a lower education level may be considered depending on experience.

Industry Requirements

  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good eyesight, hearing, manual dexterity, and physical agility
  • Some employment opportunities require individuals to work at heights and in confined spaces.

Adult Basic Education, Trades and Industrial, and Post-Secondary Programs

More than 30 Academic and Quick Skills programs

SIIT is a First Nation Governed, credit granting post-secondary institution

More than 1000 employers work with SIIT Career Centres every year

Established in 1976

90% Indigenous student body

Over $350,000 in Awards are available to SIIT students every year

9 Career Centres province wide connect job seekers to employment opportunities

SIIT offers a wide range of Student Services and Cultural Supports

Programs are offered at 3 campuses and over 35 community learning sites per year

Students from more than 70 First Nations, Metis, Inuit, and Non Indigenous communities attend SIIT

JobSeries provides foundational, in-community pre-employment training

More than 65% of SIIT Staff and Faculty are Indigenous

JobConnections mobile career services are available for rural communities

More than 60,000 Alumni

Acceptance Policy

Strong preference is given to applicants who are Status First Nations, but SIIT programs are open to anyone.

English Language Benchmark

SIIT is not currently legislated to accept International Students. You must be a Canadian/ Permanent Resident to apply.

To be admitted into this program you must be able to understand and communicate in English (Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment of six – CLB6).


  • TTCC 111 – Carpentry Practices
  • TTCE 121 – Electrical Practices
  • TTCP 131 – Plumbing Practices
  • TTCP 131 – Welding Practices

Tuition and Fees

Eligible students can expect to pay little to no tuition or fees to participate in this program.

What to Expect

Delivery Method

This program is twelve (12) weeks in length – and consists of a combination of classroom and shop training.
Personal Protective Equipment needed for shop training and employment is provided by SIIT.

Attendance Policy

An attendance of 90% is required to graduate from this program.


Students who successfully complete the Multi-Trades program will earn an Applied Certificate from SIIT. Students must pass all courses in the program to graduate.


The assessment method for this program is pass/fail.

Career & Post-Secondary Opportunities

Graduates of this program will develop a detailed career action plan outlining the steps required to become employed in the industrial sector. They will be eligible to apply to specific skill development training initiatives for industrial employment. Graduates may also directly seek entry-level employment with industrial companies. For assistance in finding employment, please contact your local SIIT Career Centre.

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