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Apprentice Supervision Ratio Revised to Help Meet Labour Demands

Apprentice Supervision Ratio Revised to Help Meet Labour Demands

More skilled trades workers can seek certification in Nova Scotia with changes the Province is making to apprenticeship training requirements.

Amendments to the Apprenticeship and Trades…

Become a Certified Transport Trailer Technician

Become a Certified Transport Trailer Technician

Transport Trailer Technician refresher training will run from July 18 - September…

June is National Indigenous Peoples Month

June is National Indigenous Peoples Month. The Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency established the Aboriginal Apprenticeship Advisory Committee (AAAC) 16 years ago to support the successful participation of Indigenous Peoples in apprenticeship training and certification in the trades.

As a…

NSAA to Host Virtual Consultation Sessions with Sector Partners

On Monday, June 20, the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency will host virtual consultation sessions with skilled trade sector partners during the following times:

Construction Sector…

Applications for Technical Training

We are receiving a significantly high number of technical training applications since the training schedule was posted on May 1. Agency staff are working hard to ensure that all applications are processed in a timely manner. Confirmation letters for apprentices who have been granted seats will…

Events

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…

2015 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 February 25…

2014 Update Events

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Engaging Employers in Apprenticeship: From October 20th to 29th, 2014

Apprenticeship Agency Update Events were held at Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) campuses all across the province. Employers, industry stakeholders and…