Application Process



First, you must be:

A student in grade 10 or 11, at least 16 years of age by May 1, 2020, 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. Click HERE to complete the application.

You will receive an email notification that your application has been received, including your next steps in the process.

Please note: the deadline for applications is December 13, 2019.


If you qualify, you will:

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

Morgan Dalrymple
Tel: 902-468-2267 ext 711
Email:  mdalrymple@cans.ns.ca