Steam Traction Engines

AB-534 Harmonized Requirements for Historical Boilers

Please click here to be directed to this important interprovincial initiative regarding Steam Traction Engines (Historical Boilers).


June 1, 2016 - Steam Traction Engine Program Implementation Deferral

STEAM TRACTION ENGINE – Program changes for Steam Traction Engine (STE) Operators

The Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (TSASK) shall be deferring the implementation of the following items with regard to STE Operators:
  1.  Graduated Licence Program (Learner’s Licence)
  2.  Provincial Practical Test
  3.  Restricted Tickets for STE Operators who have not completed the Practical Test
  4.  TSASK issued Log books
There will be no Graduated Licence program this year. As a result, any new candidates who wish to obtain their STE Operator licence shall be eligible to write the provincial written exam upon payment of the exam fee. Click here to follow the link to the application to write the Steam Traction Engine Exam and follow the instructions for booking an exam.  For Steam Traction Engine Operator exams, follow the blue boxes - Limited Power Engineering in the calendar.
Candidates may apply for a Steam Traction Engine Operator licence upon successful completion of the written exam.  There will be no practical test component required this year.  Applications for licensing may be completed by clicking here.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact TSASK:
        Email at or 
        Phone at 1-866-530-8599.