Understanding the growing need for skilled trades professionals, Sault College students enrolled in its Mechanical programs will be eligible for exemption from one or more levels of in-class training required for the trades Certificate of Qualification in the Millwright trade.
Through this initiative, Sault College is helping to support the pathway to apprenticeship certification further emphasizing the in-depth training and education and hands-on experience provided by Sault College’s innovative programming.
“Sault College continuously looks for opportunities to further support students and the ongoing needs of local employers,” said David Orazietti, President, Sault College. “We know there is a strong demand for skilled trades graduates in our community and across the province. This reinforces the quality, hands-on education and training students receive at Sault College while making the path to an apprenticeship and trade Certificate of Qualification more accessible.”
As a long-standing community partner to Sault College, Algoma Steel supports the strong programming offered by the College in these areas and recognizes how this will further benefit both students and the broader workforce.
“At Algoma Steel, we believe in the power of education to forge the future of industry. We applaud Sault College for adapting its programs to meet the real-world demand for skilled trades professionals,” said Michael Garcia, CEO, Algoma Steel Inc. “Sault College’s decision to integrate apprenticeship in-class curriculum is a win-win, creating a direct path for students into the workforce and providing industries like ours with the skilled professionals we need”.
|Trade Name||Sault College Program Name||Credential Type||Equivalent Apprenticeship Level|
|Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)||Mechanical Engineering Technician – Manufacturing||Diploma||Level 1,2,3|
|Construction Millwright Trade||Mechanical Engineering Technician – Manufacturing||Diploma||Level 1,2|
|Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)||Mechanical Techniques (Millwright)||Certificate||Level 1|
|Construction Millwright Trade||Mechanical Techniques (Millwright)||Certificate||Level 1|
This change began in September 2023.