Own the skill. Earn your future.

Earn money while you learn! As an apprentice, you receive a salary from the employer that hires you. This salary increases as each stage of the program is successfully completed.


An investment that pays off.

If you’re an employer that relies on skilled workers, apprenticeship is one of the best investments you can make. Not only is it a proven way to develop the right talent for your workplace, it also contributes to the success of your business.


Apprenticeship Award of Excellence

The Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency "Apprenticeship Award of Excellence" recognizes the importance and investment of industry employers, journeypersons, educators, instructors and mentors who believe in apprenticeship training and understand its value to both apprentices and businesses that contribute to the prosperity of the province. Our award-recipient champions exemplify these characteristics.

Award of Excellence Champions

News and Events

Latest News

Changes to the Apprenticeship START Program – June 2023

The Apprenticeship START Program was expanded in 2020 with additional funding in order to respond to the economic changes and challenges employers were facing during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Career fair hosted by NSCLRA Electrical Contractors Society


NSCLRA Electrical Contractors Society is holding a career fair on March 16, 2023, from 2pm-5pm and 6pm-8pm, at 1 Regency Drive in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Join them as their electrical contractors attempt to identify talented construction…