Frequently Asked Questions
Contact our Intake Coordinator to set up an interview at 902-468-1320 ext. 225 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You must be between 17 and 64 years of age.
The program is completely FREE. An allowance is also provided to the participants.
We offer a 26-week program that includes a 4-week assessment period, 12 weeks programming and a 10-week community work placement. Based on skill levels, some may finish their program earlier.
Many participants are self-referred. Others may be referred by DCS, schools or local agencies.
Although we have no minimum grade level, applicants will be required to complete testing to ensure their literacy and numeracy skills will allow them to do the work required in our program.
Monday to Thursday: 9:00am – 3:00pm.
Yes, our program offers a modest bi-weekly allowance based on attendance.
While there are no guarantees, many of our participants obtain paid employment as a result of attending our programs.
Yes, there is a 10-week work placement in the final weeks of the program.
Yes, we offer certifications in First Aid, WHMIS, Food Safety, NS Best Service Excellence and more.
They average 5-10 weeks.
We have a one level building with one accessible doorway and a gender neutral bathroom.
There are bus routes that come into the area of our Training Centre with some walking required. Please check Metro Transit: https://www.halifax.ca/transportation/halifax-transit/routes-schedules
We are located at 15 Poseidon Court, Dartmouth.