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

Registration now open for Nova Scotia Skills Competition

Apprentices can now Register for the Nova Scotia Skills Competition

Attention apprentices: Registration is now open (until March 3, 2023) to compete in the Nova Scotia Skills Competition. Compete with other…


Construction Workforce Summit

The Construction Workforce Summit is a 1-day event offering three expert-led sessions on workforce related topics in the morning, networking opportunities for attendees over a shared lunch and coffee breaks, and an opportunity for job seekers to…