One Journey Work and Learn - How Does It Work?

  • Industry identifies the skill shortage and agrees to employ all eligible candidates who successfully complete the program;
  • All stakeholders must be committed and active participants;
  • Participation is voluntary;
  • Income assistance clients must have a completed employability assessment and an action plan;
  • Essential skills training is part of every project;
  • Clients must have liability coverage while in job shadowing or training;
  • Apprenticeship courses must be approved by government;
  • The program relies on local labour market intelligence and provincial labour market information.
  • Projects must be evaluated.

Funding provided through the Canada–Nova Scotia Job Fund