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Certification of NS Automotive Insurance Appraisers

The Trade Advisory Committee tasked with this project has goals outlined as follows; Make recommendations regarding trade name Explore possible technical training options Other tasks as identified   The Automobile Insurance Appraiser (AIA) TAC met virtually to discuss the most recent outcomes since their last meeting in January 2020.  The TAC welcomed the proposal of […]

The Work-based Trades Practical Assessment Program

Are you interested in hosting an experienced immigrant tradesperson for 12 weeks at no cost? The Work-based Trades Practical Assessment Program connects employers across Nova Scotia with experienced tradespeople. As a host employer, you offer the chance to work in your organization for up to 12-weeks at no cost to you. There is no obligation to […]


The Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency (Agency) and the Nova Scotia Automotive Sector Council have a strong partnership to promote the motive power trades as a quality career.  In our collaborations to determine how best to provide experiential learning for youth and those looking for a career in the skilled trades, a wonderful opportunity was presented […]

ASC Priorities for 2020

The ASC is excited to announce we have another 3 year project to add to the roster! It’s like Christmas. Between now and March 2023, check out all of the initiatives you can get involved in by clicking on each one. We’ll be posting opportunities to volunteer on advisory committees in the coming months. Let […]