TRADE DESCRIPTIONS

For detailed information about the 65 designated skilled trades in Nova Scotia, including full descriptions and terms of apprenticeship, select a trade from one of the categories below, or download the Designated Trades Guide. Be sure to check all categories for a specific trade, as several fall into more than one category. 

Interactive Trade Activities

Mortorcycle Mechanic

Trade Off - Bricklayer vs. Electrician

Designated Trades Chart  - condensed version

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