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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…

NSAA Pathways Project offers new, online self-directed training to benefit apprentices and skilled trade employers

NSAA Pathways Project offers new, online self-directed training to benefit apprentices and skilled trade employers

Registration is now open in eight Red Seal trades* where apprentices…

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…

Employers attract Skilled Trades Workers with Incentives and Positive Learning Culture

Paul Duykers, now a Red Seal certified carpenter, remembers the “old school” days of what it was like to be an apprentice.

Duykers has been the general manager of construction…

Help Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) Understand the Nature of Substance use among Apprentices

Help CAF Understand the Nature of Substance Use among Apprentices

The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) is conducting a study to better understand the extent and nature of substance use among apprentices and tradespeople, and the supports…

Events

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…

Register for the Nova Scotia Skills Competition

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Registration for the Nova Scotia Skills Competition open from January 9 - March 3, 2023

From plumbing, carpentry and welding, to machining, hairstyling, automobile technology and more, the Nova Scotia Skills Competition…

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

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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…

Techsploration 25th Anniversary Launch

Techsploration is bringing together its partners, supporters, alumnae, and key stakeholders to thank them for their contributions and to officially kick off their 25th program year.…

Skilled Trades Camp for African Nova Scotian Youth

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Skilled Trades Camp for African Nova Scotian Youth