Selecting a College Program
Private Career Colleges offer training for adults in a wide range of occupations including massage therapy, truck driving, information technology, multimedia, and business education.
Courses may be taught in the classroom, through practicums, by distance, or through a combination of the above methods.
Schools are privately owned and operated businesses.
Private career colleges in Nova Scotia are governed by the Private Career Colleges Act and must be registered with the Department of Labour and Advanced Education. The Department of Labour and Advanced Education Private Career Colleges Division can advise if a college is exempt from registration.
It is important that students inquire about the registration of a college before signing a contract with the college. To see if a college is registered, consult our full listing of registered Private Career Colleges in Nova Scotia.