• “ With more and more employers seeking trained professionals I am glad I took the time to become a certified member of TechNova ”
    Mark Bamford, C. Tech
  • “ Having a Nationally recognized certification enables me to conduct myself professionally and with confidence in my knowledge and skill”
    Nate Dimock, C. Tech - Stantec Consulting Ltd.
  • “ Taking pride in the excellence we have achieved in our careers...and providing support to those up and coming. That’s what membership means to me ”
    Janice Kidson, C. Tech - AMEC
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TechNova is a self-governing professional association of over 2,500 applied science and engineering technologists and technicians. Many of the TechNova-registered Technology Professionals were educated in Canada and many others acquired their primary technology education in another country.

International Applicants represent a substantial portion of the Nova Scotia work force and this trend will continue into the future. To assist them as they consider relocating to Canada and then upon arrival, TechNova has developed a framework of services designed to assist International Applicants make a quick and sustained transition to the Nova Scotia workforce and build a meaningful and rewarding career as a Technologist or Technician.

This section of our web site was created through the generous support of the NS Government and the hard work and dedication of TechNova staff and members who volunteered their time in providing input to the overall program.

We trust you find this section helpful and we hope you find the many services useful as you settle in Nova Scotia. We welcome your feedback on how we might improve this site and make the many services we provide more valuable.