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

New Financial Incentive for Journeypersons 

The Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency (NSAA) will soon be launching a Journeyperson Financial Incentive Program. This program aligns with the Actions to…


Inspire Inclusion in the NS Skilled Trades

The Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency is proud to support the Inspire Inclusion in the NS Skilled Trades event as the title sponsor.

The event is a celebration of women and gender-diverse people in the skilled trades, and…