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Syncrudes Aboriginal Trades Preparation Program


Janet Lowndes




SATP (Syncrude Aboriginal Trades Preparation Program)
Program Description
SATP is a customized 7-month (29 weeks), full-time credit-program culminating in a 132 hour work-placement with Syncrude Canada. The SATP is designed to give Aboriginal students the necessary skills and competencies to proceed on a trade's apprenticeship path with Syncrude or other industry partners, or into further formal education at Keyano College. SATP focuses on upgrading students academics through the Connecting to College and Careers program with a continual grounding of how the subjects apply to trades person work.
In this program, trainees will cover the following areas:
  • Trades Exploration: Site Tours
  • Trades Essential Skills: GED Preparation, Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Trades Preparation in the Workplace: OSSA/CSTS, First Aid, Shifting to Wellness, Cultural Diversity
  • Work Placement and Trades entry examination: TOWES, Trades Entrance Exam, work placement

Offered by:

  • Keyano College

    Situated in Fort McMurray Alberta

    Contact Info: Email: www.keyano.ca

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