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Become a Certified Farm Technician - Questions and Answers

Become a Certified Farm Technician

The Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency is working in partnership with the Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University on a free program to prepare…

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…

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Determination to Succeed

Malachi Gayle, Red Seal Truck and Transport Mechanic | As a young boy growing up in Jamaica, Malachi knew that he wanted to work in the skilled trades. He was fascinated with large trucks and the equipment required to operate…

2020 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 23…

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…