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

Techsploration 26th Annual Program Launch

For 25 years, Techsploration has actively broken down barriers to ensure more women are exploring and entering in-demand careers in science, engineering, trades, and technology. As a founding program partner, the Nova…


WorkForward Conference 2023


Registrations are open for WorkForward 2023, the Association of Industry Sector Councils' annual conference in partnership with Nova Scotia Works.

Taking place on November 21-22 at the Westin Nova Scotian, Halifax, this two-day conference…