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Application Process

APPLICATION PROCESS

 

First, you must be:

A student in grade 10 or 11, at least 16 years of age by May 1, 2018 and interested in exploring a career in the construction industry

Search our Occupation Database before choosing which occupation you want to explore.

Second, you must fill out an application form:

Ensure you fill in all fields of the applications, provide a full address and don't forget to click the "I agree" button at the bottom of the application

Third, attach the following documents:

Resume, Cover letter and two reference forms (Teacher Reference Form & Community Reference Form)

Your WHMIS, OH&S and First Aid certificates. See your teacher if you don't already have these.

If you qualify, you will:

Participate in a 20 to 30-minute interview at a central location within your school board region. Interviews are conducted by a CANS representative, a school board representative and potentially an industry representative.

Take a look at our Interview Tips & Sample Questions

If you are a student, teacher or parent and want to learn more about the BFY program, please contact:

Michelle Peters
Tel: 902-468-2267 ext 711
Email:  mpeters@cans.ns.ca

APPLY BELOW

STUDENT INFORMATION
First Name Last Name
School
Email
Phone
Cell
 
   
Address
City
Province
Postal Code
TEACHER INFORMATION
First Name Last Name
Phone
Cell
Email
OCCUPATIONS
Please list the top three (3) occupations you would like to explore.     (ex. #1 Sheet Metal Worker, #2 Insulator and #3 Welder)
#1
#2
#3
ATTACHMENTS
Attach any associated documents needed to approve your application.
 
 
Resume:
Cover Letter:
References:
Other:
(for example, WHMIS, OH&S, First Aid, etc)
TRAVEL

I understand that if accepted into the CANS Building Futures for Youth program, I may be required to travel to attend my summer work placement.

Please list, if any, the major centers you may be able to travel to for your summer work placement. Providing this information will assist in making effective matches with an employer.

#1
#2
#3

I, (enter your name) , state that the information I have provided above, including references, resume and cover letter is true and accurate.