Career decisions do not come easy to most individuals. A career in the trades can offer a challenging career with competitive wages and the satisfaction of working with your hands on the latest automotive technology. The TestDrive program offers a stimulating experience in the automotive trades to help you steer your future in the right direction!
Applications for Summer 2021 are now closed.
All Student Applicants are asked to now view the Interview Preparation Videos and Complete their Teacher (English, French) and Community (English, French) Reference Forms.
Other dates of interest:
Student Interviews: March 2021
Family Information Session: April 2021
NSCC Safety Training Blocks:
|Region||Week One||Week Two|
|CCRCE||May 4, 5, 6, 2021||June 1, 2, 3, 2021|
|HRCE||May 3, 4, 5, 2021||June 2, 3, 4, 2021|
|SSRCE||May 10, 11, 12, 2021||May 31, June 1 & 2, 2021|
|TCRCE||May 3, 4, 5, 2021||May 25, 26, 27, 2021|
|CSAP||Joined with Regions||Varied by geographical location|
The Test Drive program offers you the chance to work in a variety of different automotive trades, while earning 3 high school co-op credits, up to 300 apprenticeship hours, and NSCC scholarship opportunities. And to top it all off, you’ll get paid for a portion of your summer work placement!
Do you have questions about the program? Please see our FAQ for the answers you seek.
You are eligible for the TestDrive program if you:
- Are in Grade 10 or 11.
- Will be 16 years of age, as of May 1, 2021
- Are interested in exploring a career in the Motive Power industry