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.

Alkan Air
130 Condor Road
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 6E6
Telephone: 867-333-9793

Alkan Air has been at the leading edge of Customer Service Excellence, providing charter service and logistics solutions throughout the Yukon. We are now pleased to offer Professional Pilot Training. Alkan Air believes safety is of the utmost importance and is dedicated to providing a safe and healthy environment for customers, employees and members of the public. We are committed to providing safe and effective pilot training by offering training programs that meet the highest standards in the industry. Our Flight Instructing team has flown many different types of aircraft with collective flight instructing time exceeding 5,000 hours and total flight experience over 10,000 hours.

 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 - Postsecondary and Labour Market

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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