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For the trades. By the trades. 

The Building Trades Advancement College of Nova Scotia (BTAC)

Hands-on training for the Industrial-Commercial-Institutional (ICI)

building and construction industry.


Hands-on training that

builds careers

We provide practical, hands-on training that builds confidence in tradespeople, and ensures a highly skilled, reliable, and sustainable building trades workforce in
Nova Scotia.


Get the practical knowledge and skills needed to stay competitive in today’s changing labour market. BTAC offers programs and training at multiple campuses across the province.

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Electrical Construction and Industrial

Pre-Employment Program

This cooperative vocational education program leads to Level One electrician theory accreditation with credit for 900 practical hours towards employment as an apprentice.

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