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Private Vocational Schools Administration and Policy Manual

Private vocational schools, also known as career colleges, offer vocational courses and programs in Saskatchewan to prepare students for employment in a specific occupation such as business, health services, fashion, esthetics, hairstyling and more. These school are privately owned and operated but must be registered with the Ministry of Advanced Education and have approval of the programs they offer.

Registering Your School

The Private Vocational Schools Administration and Policy Manual provides information regarding the regulatory requirements for private vocational schools operating in Saskatchewan. The manual outlines the processes and provides links to all forms required to register and operate as a private vocational school.

Calculating Refunds for Students

The Refund Calculator is used when a student withdraws or is discontinued from a program. The form must be completed and sent to the Ministry of Advanced Education, whether or not there is a tuition refund due or the student owes money to the school.

More Information on Career Colleges/Private Vocational Schools

Learn more about career colleges/private vocational schools in Saskatchewan, including:

  1. Act and Regulations
  2. Information for Institutions
  3. List of Registered Private Vocational Schools
  4. Enrolment and Signing an Enrolment Contract
  5. Tuition Refund Policies
  6. Certificates, Diplomas and Transcripts
  7. Addressing a Problem or Concern

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