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

Level 3 Cook Technical Training offered via New, Instructor led Virtual Format

Level 3 Cook Technical Training offered via New, Instructor led Virtual Format

Technical training for Level 3 Cook will be offered January 9 – April 21, 2023 via a new, instructor-led virtual format. This new format will offer flexibility to apprentices and help address…


Apprentices: Provide your input regarding Nova Scotia’s housing needs!


The Department of Municipal Affairs and Housing is conducting a province-wide housing needs assessment to better understand the housing needs of Nova Scotians. They are looking to hear from as many people as…