BASIC CAREER INFO

Careers Nova Scotia

http://careers.novascotia.ca

See also: Career Planning and Website Guide
(section: Adults > Career Planning Web Sites)

Apprenticeship Training and Skill Development

http://nsapprenticeship.ca

Exploring a Career in the Skilled Trades

Skills Canada-Nova Scotia 

http://skillsns.ednet.ns.ca

Get information on the provincial and national skills competitions.

Canadian Apprenticeship Forum 

www.caf-fca.org

Check out all of the opportunities in the designated skilled trades.

Skilled Trades

www.careersintrades.ca

Information about skilled trades for youth, educators, parents, employers and
media

British Columbia Industry Training Authority  

www.theskilledlife.com

Choose a trade and watch the video.

Educators Guide to Apprenticeship (PDF)

A resource to help you and your students learn about apprenticeship and the benefits of a career in the skilled trades.

Career Planning

Career Options 

www.nscareeroptions.ca

This website features careers in Nova Scotia.   It lists the qualifications and the salaries that you can expect with each job and what the job market looks like in Nova Scotia.

Career Guide
This guide is for students in grade nine through high school. It outlines the many resources available to students who are beginning to investigate their career paths. Download PDF

Job Futures

www.jobfutures.ca

Canada's career and education planning tool - learn about hundreds of occupations.

VECTOR

www.vector.cfee.org

Visit the Career Video Library, which provides over 100 short videos profiling a wide variety of career options.


Job Profiles.org 

www.jobprofiles.org

This website highlights career profiles by providing examples of individuals in a wide range of jobs.

Career Development E-Manual 

www.cdm.uwaterloo.ca

If you want to 'wow' employers, this is the website for you. The e-manual has self-assessment tools, demonstrates how to document your skills and talks about life/work planning.

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