Employment Nova Scotia Programs

Skills Development is an employment program that provides financial assistance to unemployed LMDA eligible participants who need to learn additional basic to advanced skills development training to help find work.

Fast Forward Program (FFP) provides an opportunity for individuals who are in receipt of regular Employment Insurance benefits to attend approved training for the duration of their claim.

Job Creation Partnerships are employment programs designed to support projects that will provide LMDA eligible participants with meaningful work experience that will improve their employment prospects.

START Program is an employment program that encourages employers to hire unemployed Nova Scotians requiring work experience resulting in good jobs for Nova Scotians and good employees for employers.

Self Employment is an employment program that provides entrepreneurial support and financial assistance to LMDA eligible, unemployed participants starting their own business.