Nova Scotia Provincial Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) System

Nova Scotia has a number of Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition policies that assist individuals to have their previous education, training and experience recognized for credit towards the apprenticeship program. These include:

Assessments will be on an individual basis for practitioners who can provide evidence they have completed apprenticeship course outcomes and/or attained the competencies from the Record of Occupational Progress (apprentice logbook). Individuals may need to challenge course or level examinations to receive technical training credit.

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