How to Apply

How to apply for the Building Futures for Youth Program

First, you must be:

•Grade 10 or 11 student
•16 years of age by May 1, 2017
•Interested in exploring a career in the construction industry

Second, fill out an online application form:

•Make sure that you fill in all fields of the application and provide your FULL address.
•Use the drop down boxes to input your school
•Give some thought to the choices of careers you’d like to explore, you can research them right here on our website … check out our Trades List and see what other students have done!
•Don’t forget to click the ‘I Agree’ button at the bottom of the application

Third, attach the following:

•Cover letter
•2 letters of reference (Teacher Reference Form & Community Reference Form)

Resume, cover letter & references can also be submitted via fax to 902-468-2470, or email to

Michelle Peteres: mpeters@cans.ns.ca (HRSB, CCRSB, AVRSB, SSRSB, TCRSB)

Lori Rogers: lrogers@cans.ns.ca (HRSB,SRSB,CBVRSB)


Click here for tips on creating your cover letter!


Application Deadlines by School Board:

AVRSB       Dec 21

CBVRSB     Dec 16

CCRSB       Dec 16

HRSB         Dec 15

SRSB          Dec 16

SSRSB        Dec 16

TCRSB       Dec 16

Please Note:

CSAP deadlines will vary geographically; please refer to the above dates

All applications and supporting documentation (cover letter, reference forms, etc.) MUST be received before the deadline for your application to be considered.