Short-duration programs at NSCC
While most certificates are typically a year, some can be earned in as little as nine weeks. Here are 10 short-duration programs for you to explore at NSCC:
Aquaculture Operations (19 weeks)
Get the skills needed to work at fish hatcheries and marine farms.
Bricklaying Masonry (22 weeks)
Learn to safely construct decorative and non-loadbearing walls using a variety of tools and equipment.
Business Fundamentals (1 year)
Gain the essential skills you need to enter the business field
Cannabis Cultivation (18 weeks)
Gain the entry-level, specialized training you need to join the fast-growing cannabis industry.
Continuing Care (1 year)
Become a competent and compassionate care worker, enhancing the lives of the individuals and communities you serve.
Heavy Equipment Operator (15 weeks)
Learn equipment maintenance, system operations and proper site management. Obtain safety skills and practical training in an industry workplace.
Marine - Industrial Rigging (1 year)
Learn how to fabricate, install, repair and inspect marine and industrial rigging.
Music Business (1 year)
Learn the business skills needed to become an artist manager, agent or publisher in the dynamic world of live and recorded music.
Oceans Resources - Fisheries and Aquaculture (1 year)
Develop knowledge and skills with a focus on sustainable fisheries and aquaculture practices to prepare for careers in the seafood industry and oceans resources management.
Ship's Cook (9 weeks)
Get the specialized skills and training you need to cook aboard a ship.
Want to learn more?
Contact a recruiter to find out more about short-duration programs at NSCC.