Training and work

Private sector training

Find on this page certified training opportunities.

Trade schools registered under the Yukon Trade Schools Regulation Act are recognized by the Government of Yukon as offering legitimate training from a stable financial base.

These private training centers offer certified training in various occupations and provide students with a sense of confidence knowing that training provided is credible and that they are protected should anything happen.

Mile 918 Driver Development
 Box 322
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 1Y3   Telephone: 867-667-6837
Fax: 867-668-2293

Mile 918 Driver Development is an established driving school offering Class 1 and 3 truck driver (transport) training, air brake endorsement courses, professional driver improvement courses (II), pre-employment evaluations and upgrade training. A class 4 and 5 drivers program and individualized programming are also offered.

Polar Institute of Technology
 202 Strickland Street
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 2J8

Telephone: 867-668-2546 ext. 233
Fax: 867-668-2633
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Polar Institute of Technology is a private accredited post-secondary school located in downtown Whitehorse and provides state-of-the-art information technology training in networking, database management and administration, and computer skills for the workplace.

In our commitment to provide marketable career training, we continually strive to ensure that our clients are developing skills and knowledge required to secure successful employment in their field of study.

Yukon Tourism Education Council
 4141D 4th Avenue 
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 1J1

Telephone: 867-667-4733
Toll Free: 844-667-4733

Yukon Tourism Education Council (YTEC) seeks to foster industry-led development of a professional tourism workforce through education and training. Offering courses in National Occupational Certification - YTEC, Ready to Work and workshops in Foodsafe Level 1 and 2.

Contact - Labour Market Programs and Services

Department of Education
Government of Yukon
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2C6

Phone: 867-667-5906
Toll free (In Yukon):  1-800-661-0408, ext. 5906
Fax: 867-667-8555

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