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Program Name: High School Diploma
Service type: Complete your high school diploma at an Adult High School.
Description: This is a tuition-free program for adults that are 19 years and older, have been out of school for one year or more, and who do not already have a recognized high school diploma.
Target Group(s): Aboriginal Nova Scotian, African Nova Scotian, Employment Insurance Recipients, Francophone/Acadian, Immigrants, Income Assistance Recipients, Job Seekers, Older Workers, People With Disabilities, People Without Formal Education/Training, Self-Employed, Women
Program Name: High School Diploma (NSCC)
Service type: Complete your high school diploma at the Nova Scotia Community College.
Description: This is a tuition-free program for adults that are 19 years and older, have been out of school for one year or more, and who do not already have a recognized high school diploma.
Target Group(s): Aboriginal Nova Scotian, African Nova Scotian, Employment Insurance Recipients, Francophone/Acadian, Immigrants, Income Assistance Recipients, Job Seekers, Older Workers, People With Disabilities, People Without Formal Education/Training, Self-Employed, Women
Program Name: Family Literacy
Service type: Help your children with their homework and improve your reading too!
Description: The division supports family and parent-child literacy through the coordination of two grant programs - The Nova Scotia Family Literacy Grant Program (NSFLGP) and The Family Learning Initiative Endowment Fund (FLIEF). Successful programs make an impact on parents and their ability to support their children s efforts at school, as well as their own goals in furthering their education as parents.
Target Group(s): Parents/Guardians, Service Providers
Program Name: GED®
Service type: Program that provides an opportunity for Nova Scotians to improve their literacy and essential skills.
Description: The GED® is an international high school equivalency testing program for adults. It is a series of five tests in Language Arts Reading, Language Arts Writing, Mathematics, Social Studies and Science.
Target Group(s): Aboriginal Nova Scotian, African Nova Scotian, Employment Insurance Recipients, Francophone/Acadian, Immigrants, Income Assistance Recipients, Job Seekers, Older Workers, People With Disabilities, People Without Formal Education/Training, Self-Employed, Women, Youth/Students
Program Name: International Qualification Recognition
Service type: Improving qualification recognition and integration of internationally trained professionals and tradespersons.
Description: The goal of the International Qualifications Programs is to build International Qualification Recognition (IQR) and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) capacity in Nova Scotia. RPL includes credit transfer, credential assessment, and the assessment of informal learning.
Target Group(s): Immigrants, Job Seekers
Program Name: Improve reading, writing, and math skills!
Service type: Programs to help with reading, writing, and math.
Description: This is a tuition-free program for adults 19 years of age and older who do not have a recognized high school deploma. Get help with reading, writing, and math. You can have a tutor or join a class.
Target Group(s): Aboriginal Nova Scotian, African Nova Scotian, Employment Insurance Recipients, Francophone/Acadian, Immigrants, Income Assistance Recipients, Job Seekers, Older Workers, People With Disabilities, People Without Formal Education/Training, Self-Employed, Women, Youth/Students
Program Name: Apprenticeship
Service type: Technical Training for apprentices in one of the designated Skilled Trades.
Description: Apprenticeship is a form of post-secondary education for both young and mature individuals who want to be certified to work in a skilled trade. An apprenticeship program can take two to four years to complete through a combination of theoretical and hands-on learning, both in class/online (15%) and on-the-job (85%). Apprenticeship is a mode of learning in which trade experts (certified journeypersons) pass on knowledge and skills to learners (apprentices).
Program URL: nsapprenticeship.ca
Target Group(s): Aboriginal Nova Scotian, African Nova Scotian, Employment Insurance Recipients, Francophone/Acadian, Immigrants, Income Assistance Recipients, Job Seekers, Older Workers, People With Disabilities, People Without Formal Education/Training, Self-Employed, Women, Youth/Students
Program Name: Industry Training Fund
Service type: Technical Training for apprentices in one of the designated Skilled Trades.
Description: The Industry Training Fund is managed through the Apprenticeship Training division of the Department of Labour and Advanced Education. In partnership with organizations, the fund helps support the development of the skilled trades in Nova Scotia by delivering trades specific training to trades practitioners who may require skill enhancements and certification preperatory training.
Target Group(s): Employers, Service Providers
Program Name: Techsploration
Service type: Create awareness of Skilled Trades and Technology careers
Description: Techsploration provides young women from grades nine through twelve with opportunities to explore science, trades, technical and technology-related occupations, while creating awareness about the critical role of work in their lives.  It also helps them understand the significance of high school math and science for their future careers. 
Target Group(s): Parents/Guardians, Women, Youth/Students
Program Name: Workit Grant Fund
Service type: Create awareness of Skilled Trades and training programs.
Description: WORKIT Grant Funding is available to all Nova Scotia regional school boards and Mi'Kmaw Kina'matnewey (MK) to increase junior and senior high school students awareness and opportunities to explore careers in the skilled trades.
Target Group(s): Youth/Students, Educators