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On Demand Programs and Courses 

Whether you're looking to acquire new skills, advance your career, or simply explore your passions, we are pleased to offer flexible and accessible learning options.

Insulator Pre-Employment Program

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Duration: 9 weeks

Start Date: July 15, 2024

Location: BTAC  - Beechville Training Facility - Beechville, NS

Tuition: Free
 

The Insulator Pre-Employment Program is a free 9-week job readiness program that includes: an introduction to the Insulator trade; industry relevant safety training; in-class theory and hands-on training activities; two weeks of monitored work placement with a local employer. 

This opportunity is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Union Training and Innovation Program and the Province of Nova Scotia. Open to residents of NS with a focus on attracting individuals from equity deserving groups. To learn more, or to apply, please contact J.R. Wall at jwall(at)nscsc.ca or call 902-476-1185. Deadline to apply: Friday, July 5th at 4pm (AST)

Mobile Crane Class 1

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Duration: 8 weeks

Start Date: July 29, 2024

Location:  Operating Engineers Training Institute - Falmouth, NS  

Tuition: $12,500

 

The Mobile Crane Class 1 course is a comprehensive 320-hour program designed and approved by The International Union of Operating Engineers. It has a standardized curriculum for students to become apprentices and also those upgrading operating skills.

This program consists of 50% classroom training, and 50% field training/practical on hoisting equipment. It's based on the following four units of instruction: Technical Knowledge (42 hours); Site (16 hours); Load Charts (66 hours); and Operations (36 hours).

Fundamentals of Earthmoving 

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Duration: 8 weeks

Start Date: July 29, 2024

Location: Operating Engineers Training Institute - Falmouth, NS  

Class Size: 8 Participants
Tuition: Free

The Fundamentals of Earthmoving Program is a free 8-week job readiness program that includes: an introduction to the heavy equipment trade; industry relevant safety training; in-class theory and hands-on training activities with industry leading equipment and more. 

This opportunity is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Union Training and Innovation Program and the Province of Nova Scotia. Open to residents of NS with a focus on attracting individuals from equity deserving groups. To learn more, or to apply, please contact J.R. Wall at jwall(at)nscsc.ca or call 902-476-1185. Deadline to apply: Friday, July 5th at 4pm (AST)

Electrical Construction and Industrial Pre-Employment Program

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Duration: 35 weeks

Start Date: September 3, 2024

Location: BTAC - Beechville Training Facility - Beechville, NS

Tuition: $13,850 +  Books & Tools (approx.)

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

You'll receive technical training and preferential work term placements with Industrial-Commercial-Institutional Contractors. Class size is limited to 18 students. Students must have a Grade 12 or equivalent. An entrance interview will also be conducted to determine suitability for the program, along with a Mechanical Aptitude Test.

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