Provincial Associations

Saskatchewan

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Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians

In May 2019, the Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians (SASTT) registered Technology Professionals Saskatchewan (TPS) as it’s legal corporate name for rebranding and marketing. TPS is the only professional association in the Province of Saskatchewan that evaluates the academic and experiential qualifications of individuals who apply for registration/enrollment and issues professional designations based on provincial requirements related to education, experience, and professionalism. The conduct of registered professionals and the practice of applied science/engineering technology are regulated under the terms of the "Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians Act", Bylaws, Code of Ethics, and policies.

The purpose of TPS is:

- to protect the public by regulating the professional conduct of professional Applied Science Technologists, and Certified Technicians in the Province of Saskatchewan;
- to increase the knowledge, skill, and proficiency of professional Applied Science Technologists, and Certified Technicians; and
- to foster a better understanding of professional Applied Science Technologists, and Certified Technicians by industry and the public at large.
 

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Saskatchewan's application process

Who to contact

Technology Professionals Saskatchewan
363 Park Street
Regina SK S4N 5B2

306 721-6633 | info@tpsk.ca

Processing Times

The Application Process for Registration / Enrollment

After TPS receives your Application for Registration / Enrollment, registration / enrollment fees, and supporting documentation, a professional reference questionnaire will be sent to the persons listed on your application as references. Note: The greatest delay in processing applications is often waiting for the return of the completed professional reference questionnaires. Contact your references to ensure they return the completed questionnaire as quickly as possible. The professional reference questionnaire is CONFIDENTIAL and is to be sent directly to TPS by your referees. TPS will also send you the Professional Practice Examination and all study materials. Questions are based on the “Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians Act”, Bylaws, and Code of Ethics and Practice Guidelines. The Examination is not technical.

Applications from graduates of programs not recognized by TPS are referred to the Examination Board for an academic assessment by not less than two subject matter experts in the applicant’s discipline of training prior to being submitted to the TPS Examination Board Chair. The TPS Registrar will advise the applicant of the Board’s decision in writing.

Fees

TPS Registration Fees:
Associate ($90.00)
Certified Technician ($150.00)
Applied Science Technologist ($150.00)
Reclassification from Associate (Includes Professional Practice Exam Fee) ($60.00)
Reclassification from Technician to Technologist ($25.00)
Academic Assessment for graduates of a Canadian program not recognized by TPS ($175.00)
Academic Assessment for internationally trained graduates ($250.00)
Reactivation / Reinstatement of previous registrants (contact TPS for requirements, and fees).

Requirements

TPS Professional Practice Exam (Ethics)

Applicants are required to successfully complete the Professional Practice Examination (PPE) with a minimum passing mark of 80% prior to registration as a professional Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T.) or Certified Technician (C.Tech.). The objective is to ensure applicants have a full understanding of their professional ethical responsibilities.

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Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan: ‘Land of Living Skies’ - is located in the prairie region of Canada, bordered by Alberta to the west, Manitoba to the east, Northwest Territories to the north, the USA states of Montana, and North Dakota to the south, and home to roughly 100,000 lakes. Saskatchewan has a strong and growing agri-food sector, and supplies more than a third of the world’s total exported pulse crops. Saskatchewan is rich in minerals: uranium, coal, oil, natural gas, and is Canada’s leading exporter of potash.

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