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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

Application Form

CONTACT INFORMATION
First Name Last Name
Grade

Email
Phone
Cell
School
Street Address
City
Province
Postal Code
Teacher First Name Teacher Last Name
Phone
Teacher Email

OCCUPATIONS
Examine the trades occupation database at www.buildingfutures.ca and indicate your trade interests     

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SAFETY CREDENTIALS
 (check all that apply)

ATTACHMENTS
Attach any associated documents needed to approve your application.     (ex. resume)

Resume/Cover Letter:
Teacher References:

Community References:

Other:

(for example, WHMIS, OH&S, First Aid, etc)

TRAVEL
  If accepted into BFY, you will be responsible for arranging your own transportation to and from your work placement. If you live in a particularly rural area, the opportunites MAY be more limited than if you have the ability to travel to other areas. Please check the answers best suited for your current travel abilities:

I have my own reliable transportation

My family/guardian has committed to assisting me with reliable transportation

I have a fairly limited travel radius away from my home

*If there are larger cities that you can reliably travel to please indicate:

I, (enter your name)

, state that the information
I have provided above, including references, resume and cover letter is true and
accurate.