Training

Focused on the Future

The SMWIA training courses are designed to assist you in developing your skills and increasing your earning potential. Ongoing professional development provides memebers with the opportunity to keep abreast of new and developing techniques and materials as well as take advantage of opportunities in emerging industries.

Apprenticeship Training

Current Apprenticeship Training & Exam Schedule (Link to NS Apprenticeship Agency site)

Better SuperVision

Better SuperVision© is a comprehensive learning process designed to equip supervisors with leadership skills that will help create a safe, productive and motivated workforce.

This unique learning program is offered through the Nova Scotia Construction Sector Council and was designed and developed by industry based on:

  • Supervisory competencies defined by excellence within our industry
  • Needs identified by the purchasers of unionized construction service
  • Capturing the input and expertise of trades people in the construction process
  • Creating opportunities to continuously improve quality of work procedures
  • Jobsite safety being a priority and effectively supervised action item
  • Achieving goals that meet and exceed project schedules and budgets
Please contact our office if you are interested in registering for or learning about BSV training. Details on the course can also be found by visiting NSCSC web site.