Experience is the greatest teacher
The Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency (NSAA) was established on July 1, 2014 as an agent of the Crown. The Agency is operated under the authority of the Apprenticeship and Trades Qualifications Act, the Operating Charter and the General Regulations, and is authorized to manage the trades training and certification system in Nova Scotia.
Apprentice Orientation Program
This 5-part Orientation is a mandatory mini-course for newly registered apprentices. It is packed with detailed information essential for navigating our apprenticeship system in Nova Scotia. While it is intended for registered apprentices, anyone who is curious about this post-secondary educational pathway is welcome to take a look. Registration is not required.
Forestry Sector Apprenticeship Initiative
The Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency (NSAA) and the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) are working together to connect workers from across the forestry sector to opportunities in the skilled trades. The Forestry Sector Apprenticeship Initiative is available to employees in the sector who are interested in pursuing an apprenticeship in a skilled trade and/or achieve trade certification.