Effective Friday, September 17, a province-wide mandatory masking order will be implemented for all indoor public spaces.
Google Translate Disclaimer
A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan's website have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow box in the right or left rail that resembles the link below. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found at:
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.
Software-based translations do not approach the fluency of a native speaker or possess the skill of a professional translator. The translation should not be considered exact, and may include incorrect or offensive language. The Government of Saskatchewan does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information translated by this system. Some files or items cannot be translated, including graphs, photos and other file formats such as portable document formats (PDFs).
Any person or entities that rely on information obtained from the system does so at his or her own risk. Government of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any damage or issues that may possibly result from using translated website content. If you have any questions about Google™ Translate, please visit: Google™ Translate FAQs.
The Saskatchewan Corrections nine-week Induction Training Program (ITP) is for recruits to the positions of Correctional Officer, Facility Youth Worker, Parental Care Worker and Mental Health Correctional Officer. Additional weeks of facility-specific training allows recruits to familiarize themselves with the operations of their assigned facility. The training is practical and skills development based, equipping recruits with the skills to assume their role. Professionalism, respect for the law, and skill development, founded upon best practices, are emphasized throughout. Learning modules are delivered by both internal and non-corrections resources as determined by topic.
Attendance at training is paid. Training is offered in North Battleford, Saskatoon, Prince Albert and Regina. If you are not headquartered (assigned to work) in a facility in those cities, the Ministry of Corrections and Policing will reimburse you for costs associated with lodging and meals.
The ITP learning modules address a number of important themes including the following:
Note: Recruit progress in ITP is assessed by written exams (a total of four), as well as one practical exam for the Use of Restraints and Self-Defence component. "Testing Threshold" refers to a requirement that the test must be passed in order for the recruit to continue in the ITP. Failure leads to employment termination. The exams are as follows:
Reasonable accommodations (like religious accommodations and accommodations for diverse abilities) will be granted unless such accommodation would cause undue hardship to the employer. Accommodations will be granted in accordance with the Public Service Commission's policy on Employment Accommodation. Note that not all diverse abilities can be accommodated given the nature of the corrections employee's role. Recruits are responsible for informing their recruiting facility manager of their need for ongoing accommodation and assisting in the planning to meet their needs. This notification shall be given prior to commencement of ITP.
Recruits are responsible for attending and participating in all sessions of ITP; abiding by the rules and requirements; complying with the Corrections and Policing Code of Professional Conduct, and any applicable policies; preparing for all exams; asking questions during all phases of ITP; successfully completing all parts of ITP; and returning any items issued during ITP if the recruit does not complete ITP for any reason.
We need your feedback to improve saskatchewan.ca. Help us improve