Trades Practical Assessment

Do you want to demonstrate your skills to a potential employer in your trade? Are you interested in apprenticeship?

About the Program

Do you want to demonstrate your skills to a potential employer in your trade? Are you interested in apprenticeship?

The Trades Practical Assessment program offers:

  • A comprehensive assessment of your trade
  • Certified safety training
  • Training in job searching, interview skills, and Canadian workplace culture
  • A paid, 12-week, on-the-job practical assessment
  • Evaluation of your apprenticeship level and exam readiness
  • Support through the technical training and apprenticeship pathway

The Trades Practical Assessment Program offers the following supports:

Safety Training: complete First Aid/CPR, WHMIS, Fire Safety and any other essential training

A paid, 12-week opportunity to demonstrate your competencies in your field and:

  • Identify skill gaps with a Nova Scotian employer so you can upgrade your skills
  • Improve your immediate communication skills and language level
  • Explore how your trade is practiced in Canada and show your qualifications to a potential employer
  • Start your apprenticeship journey
  • Participate in structured study groups with subject matter experts
  • Access trades question bank
  • Receive English in the Workplace support, if needed

To be eligible to attend this program you must:

  • Have a background in a compulsory trade
  • Register as an ISANS client
  • Register with an ISANS Employment Specialist
  • Have a minimum language level of CLB 4+

For more information, please contact your employment specialist or email employment_services@isans.ca.

Contact Information

employment_services@isans.ca

Start Your Journey with ISANS

ISANS Mumford 

Phone: 902-423-3607
Toll free in Nova Scotia: 1-866-431-6472
Fax: 902-423-3154

ISANS Joe Howe

Phone: 902-406-7794

Email Us

info@isans.ca

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