Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies
Established: 1976 (Originally known as the Saskatchewan Indian Community College; the College's name was changed to Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies in 1985).
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The Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) is a First Nations training institution specializing in academic upgrading, basic employment skills training, university transfer options, and a wide range of advanced technical, trade, and vocational programs. The SIIT offers applied degree, certificate, and diploma opportunities, and is particularly focused on offering construction trade apprenticeships. The Institute also offers community-interest programs to deal with issues important to First Nations communities of Saskatchewan. One of the more prominent of these offerings is the P.A.C.E. Crystal Meth Program, which has been developed to educate and train community agencies, interest groups, and interested individuals of the general public on various issues surrounding Crystal Meth use.
The Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) operates within the Saskatchewan provincial post-secondary school system but is governed by the province’s First Nations. Credentials awarded by the Institute are recognized throughout Canada.