Accelerate Your Skills
Your home for workforce skill development in Nova Scotia
FREE online training course options, at your fingertips!
About the Program

The Industry Training Program and associated upskilling content is offered on behalf of the Province of Nova Scotia – through the various Industry Sector Councils – to assist employers, employees, and provincial job seekers in acquiring valuable skills.

Owners and

Owners and managers can access and assign training from the library of free upskilling programs offered through the participating Sector Council.

Take advantage of the available training proactively or as assigned by their employer- whether online, in-person, or virtually – to obtain valuable skills.

Add relevant skills and valuable credentials to their toolkit and resume, thereby differentiating themselves in a competitive job market.
How to Get Started

Visit the Training Hub below to select a Sector Council and view available courses.


Register your information to create your personal and secure training account.


Activate your chosen course(s), start training, and achieve lifelong e-Certificates

Training Hub
Simply click the participating Sector Council below to be redirected to their training marketplace, where you can browse the library of available upskilling courses, register your organization or yourself, and start training!
Featured Courses
Effective Negotiation*
This free online program, available through most of the industry sector council marketplaces, offers four impactful course modules to help you or your employees develop effective negotiation skills.
Optimizing Team Performance*
Managing diverse teams is challenging. This free online program contains five courses that offer value to managers, and team members themselves, in optimizing team interactions, performance, and results.

*Featured courses may not be available at all times from all Sector Councils; visit desired Sector Council Marketplace to view available courses.

With SkillsPass, our member companies can easily register workers for relevant and required skills training, and can facilitate recertification with ease”
Program Manager
Contact Us

10 Ragged Lake Blvd, Unit 1, Halifax, NS B3S 1C2

Phone: 782-640-9157