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A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan`s web site have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow text box that resembles the link below and can be found in the right hand rail of the page. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found here:

Renseignements en Français

Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Translations are made available to increase access to Government of Saskatchewan content for populations whose first language is not English.

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Recruitment and Development

Recruitment and Development

There are a number of available resources to help employers recruit and develop employees to meet their labour requirements.


Local or National Recruitment

Foreign Recruitment

Training Programs

Green Certificate Training Program

The Green Certificate Training Program provides practical hands-on training for agriculture in Saskatchewan. Trainees can acquire skills in one of several agricultural sectors, including feedlot, cow/calf, dairy, sheep, crop and irrigated crop production. 

Funding and Grants

Farm Business Development Initiative (FBDI)

The Farm Business Development Initiative (FBDI) helps farmers to prepare farm development plans and identify and obtain consulting and/or training to enhance business skills in eight business practice areas:

  • Business Strategy
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Production Economics
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources
  • Environmental Strategy
  • Succession Planning
  • Business Structure

Funding up to $10,000 is available to qualified applicants to help them engage private sector consulting services and/or access farm-related education and training programs. To register, visit FBDI Online Registration.

Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant

The Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant is a workforce development initiative to fund training for unemployed or underemployed individuals. The core principles of the program are:

  • Employer selects the candidates for training and decides what training is required;
  • Employer has a job available for the candidate at the end of the training period;
  • Employer financially contributes to the training; and
  • Training must be provided by an eligible third-party training institution.

Eligible employers are required to contribute at least one third of the training costs, with the remaining two thirds, up to $10,000, coming from the Job Grant. 

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