Youth at Work
Young Worker Readiness Certificate Course (YWRCC)
With the proclamation of The Saskatchewan Employment Act on April 29, 2014, the Young Workers Readiness Certificate Course will be re-designed and launched in the fall. In the meantime, the current course content reflects the important information that young workers must know
Complete the YWRCC Online, then print your Certificate of Completion.
- user instructions
Download and print multiple copies of your certificate of completion as soon as you pass the online test.
*Records of certificates are not maintained by our Ministry. If your certificate copies are lost, you must retake the test.
Certificate Requirements for Young Workers and their Employers
Effective March 31, 2010 - All 14 and 15 year old workers are required to complete the Young Worker Readiness Certificate Course (YWRCC) and obtain a Certificate of Completion.
All young workers (14 and 15 years old) must provide their employer with:
Employers must keep the above documents on file.
Other ways to complete the YWRCC and get your certificate:
Our Ready for Work program resources provide critical information about health, safety and labour standards about the world of work for young workers, educators, employers and parents.
Young people make up a big part of Saskatchewan's workforce. Unfortunately, young and/or new workers experience higher rates of injuries than other workers.
The Minimum Wage Regulations were amended to establish age 16 as the general minimum age of employment in Saskatchewan. An ‘absolute’ minimum age of 14 has also been established provided those 14 and 15 year old workers fulfil certain requirements.