Futureworx offers a wide variety of vocational and industry focused training programs aligned with the demands of the labour market.

Truro Campus
80 Glenwood Drive, Truro

Development Centre –
CCA Programming
14 Court Street, Truro

Customized & Corporate Training
14 Court Street, Truro

Work Centre – Truro Campus
Provides enhanced program delivery with a unique student focused approach to training; combining work placements, technical, essential and employability skills, so as to, facilitate sustainable attachment to the labour market.

Continuing Care Assistant / Development Centre
Provides Continuing Education, Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL); and a variety of Certificate Courses for non-certified frontline care providers who aim to gain provincial CCA Certification.

Customized Training
Provides short term employability and technical skills training throughout the province. These offerings are tailored to respond to the specific recruitment demands of local industry, linking students to employers.

Women First 

Futureworx has been selected as a delivery partner on the Women First: Women Employment Readiness Pilot Program, WERP administered nationally by PTP in Toronto, with funding support from Employment and Social Development Canada.  The focus of this undertaking is to study the impacts of including wrap-around supports in the delivery of services to marginalized women. 

The goal is to identify promising models for providing pre-employment and skill development supports defined as foundational and transferable skills training and wrap-around supports for different groups of multi-barriered women, specifically the following four sub-groups: 

  • Racialized and/or Indigenous women
  • Women with disabilities
  • Women from the LGBTQ2 community
  • Women who have been out of the workforce for a long time

This ‘Women First’ program will be an amazing opportunity for women to have a safe space to share, collaborate, and relate with other women.   We are offering a FREE 11-week program which includes: pre-employment activities, career decision making tools, skills enhancement workshops and certificates and experiential work placement. 

Futureworx is now a Nova Scotia Works Employment Services Centre. We help job seekers and employers navigate a range of programs - from career planning, job searches and on-the-job development to recruitment, planning and HR support.

The Employability Skills Assessment Tool (ESAT) provides a framework and quantitative assessment methodology for the development of nine employability skills: motivation, attitude, accountability, time management, stress management, presentation, teamwork, adaptability and confidence.

5 hours ago

December 3rd is declared by the United Nations as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This day is meant to remind us of our responsibility as a society to promote the rights and well being of persons living with disabilities. In honour of this day, staff of our Truro Campus and Nova Scotia Works Centre donated their Casual Day funds to the Autism NS Truro Chapter to support their vision of an accessible and equitable community. Donations received go directly to programs Autism NS provides to members of our community. The staff of our Elmsdale Nova Scotia Works Centre were in the foyer of the Lloyd E. Matheson Centre to raise awareness of corporate social responsibility and consumer buying power in changing attitudes of hiring persons living with disabilities. We encourage businesses to explore this untapped workforce, and encourage consumers to become socially responsible shoppers by supporting corporations who invest in advancing and enhancing the lives of people living with disabilities. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 day ago

In collaboration with Autism Nova Scotia our Nova Scotia Works Centres are hosting a Sensory Aware workshop at each of our 3 sites over the month of December. These events are an opportunity for persons with disabilities, including autistic individuals/individuals on the autism spectrum to visit our space to familiarize themselves with the staff, our Centres, and the employment services available to them. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

We recently delivered an engaging and interactive two-day training for new ESAT users, Employability Skills Assessment Tool. ESAT facilitates the assessment and supports the development of employability skills to maximize client/learner potential. To learn more about this innovative cloud-based tool used to assess, develop and track key employability skills, check out our website at futureworx.caJoin the growing number of employment and skill development service providers who are maximizing their effectiveness. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

Looking to Make Changes in Your Life? Join us at Futureworx for our free 11-Week WOMEN FIRST Program starting January 9, 2023.We welcome you to be part of a small group of women who are identifying their strengths and interests, exploring career options, developing workplace skills and feeling supported in making choices for a great future! ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

We spent a couple of great days at the 2nd Annual #WorkForward Conference hosted collectively by the Association of Industry Sector Councils and Nova Scotia Works Centres.Great topics. Great speakers. Great showcase. And overall great event! Kudos to organizers! ... See MoreSee Less
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NSW Offices:
Truro - 902-893-6859
Elmsdale - 902-883-7010
Tatamagouche - 902-657-0180

Head Office:
14 Court Street, Suite 305
Truro, NS B2N 3H7

Tel: 902-843-4290
Fax: 902-843-4294

Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm