PO Box 171,
Dartmouth NS B2Y 3Y3
Toll Free: 1-877-860-3805
Tel: (902) 464-0168
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Other dates of interest:


Community and Teacher References deadline: January 31, 2024
Student Interviews:
March 2024
Family Information Session: April 2024

NSCC Safety Training Blocks

Region / Board
NSCC Training Location
Week One
Week Two
AVRCE Kingstec Campus TBA TBA
CBVRCE Marconi Campus TBA TBA
CCRCE Pictou Campus TBA TBA
HRCE Akerley Campus TBA TBA
SRCE Pictou or Marconi Campus dependent upon student proximity TBA TBA
SSRCE Lunenburg Campus TBA TBA
TCRCE Burridge Campus TBA TBA
CSAP Joined with Regions Varied by 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.

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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, 2024.
  • Have an interest in exploring a career in the Motive Power trades.
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