News

Moving Dreams Forward

Meet Apie N'Da, Red Seal Hairstylist

There are many different reasons for choosing a career path. Some individuals follow in the footsteps of a parent, and some are enticed by a high paying job with incentives. But for some people, a career spent following a passion and…

Become a Certified Farm Technician

Farm Technician refresher training will run April 11 to May 16, 2022
Registration closes Wednesday, April 6 at 4:30 p.m. 

Refresher Training

The Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency is working in partnership with the Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University to develop…

'Winning the Lottery'

From an early age, Chyenne McPherson knew that she wanted to be a skilled tradesperson. She grew up around skilled tradespeople, enjoyed math, problem-solving and hands-on work. Although she originally thought she wanted to be a steamfitter/pipefitter, after exploring a variety of skilled trades…

Improving Workplace Inclusion

NSAA Takes Action on Improving Workplace Inclusion

African Nova Scotians in skilled trades: A Legacy of Impact & Resilience

The Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency (the Agency), in partnership with the Black Cultural Centre of Nova Scotia (…

Ironworker Certification

More than 40 Ironworkers in Nova Scotia achieve certification in 2021

Refresher courses offered to individuals with experience in the Ironworker trade has led to 41 Ironworkers achieving trade certification in 2021. This is welcome news as construction projects throughout Nova Scotia…

Events

2019 Annual Industry Meeting

Per the Agency’s Operating Charter, the Board is required to conduct an annual meeting with industry to get information and input for Agency planning and accountability. The Board holds the meeting in the fall of each year.

On October 16…

2018 Annual Industry Meeting

Per the Agency’s Operating Charter, the Board is required to conduct an annual meeting with industry to get information and input for Agency planning and accountability. The Board holds the meeting in the fall of each year.

On November 20…

2017 Annual Industry Meeting

Per the Agency’s Operating Charter, the Board is required to conduct an annual meeting with industry to get information and input for Agency planning and accountability. The Board holds the meeting in the fall of each year.

On November 1…

2016 Annual Industry Meeting

Per the Agency’s Operating Charter, the Board is required to conduct an annual meeting with industry to get information and input for Agency planning and accountability. The Board holds the meeting in the fall of each year.

On November 10…

Past Apprenticeship Celebration Events

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Apprenticeship Celebration Events were hosted by the Apprenticeship Board, funded by industry and held twice a year: Fall event (Halifax Regional Municipality) and Spring event (different locations throughout the province).

The…