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TestDrive 2020-2021

The Testdrive program offers students the chance to work in a variety of different motive power trades. Earn 3 high school co-op credits, 300 apprenticeship hours, and experience motive power safety training at NSCC. In addition, students are paid for their summer work placement.

Free Reference Checking Tool

Checking references has never been easier. It’s an automated solution for tackling the tiresome task of checking candidate references. Employers can get valuable, verified feedback on every candidate with just a couple of clicks and no phone calls! Check it out:

International Women’s Day is March 8

Think of the women in your life: family, friends, colleagues, customers, students, peers, role models. International Women’s Day is a chance to highlight their success – and give something back to the community. Hundreds of events are already scheduled around the world. You could set up a party, dinner, or brand event to mark the day […]

Skills NS Competition Deadline March 6

The Nova Scotia Skills Competition provides opportunities for youth to explore skilled trades and technologies, enhance their skills, and strive for excellence in a chosen field. It is our signature annual event. For more information about the Nova Scotia Skills Competition contact our Competition Coordinator, Janine King: or (902) 491-4640. 2020 Locations and Contest Descriptions Deadline to […]

Employer Advisor Nova Scotia upcoming Training

The Employer Advisor Nova Scotia Society provides leadership & expertise in the disciplines of Workers’ Compensation, Occupational Health & Safety, Disability Case Management, Workplace Practices and Associated Employment issues. Everyday, our Employer Advisors provide navigation to employers, like yourself, on any number of issues! Need assistance with and review of complex claims, claim decisions or looking […]