As a student, here are a few examples of how you can fit into the NBTAP Program. You can:

  • Be enthusiastic and interested in the skilled trade summer employment opportunity
  • Apply for NBTAP positions within the given timelines
  • Be punctual for work
  • Complete all assigned tasks
  • Show initiative
  • complete the NBTAP Secondary Pre-Apprenticeship Logbook;
  • Complete all required training (including orientation)
  • Communicate with the employer, school champions and the pre-apprenticeship coordinator

Student Benefits

During the summer months, through NBTAP, students are:

  • paid to learn from professionals in the field Learning new skills in a trade,
  • provided an opportunity to begin earning apprenticeable hours towards their future career,
  • provided with a certified journeyperson, who will mentor students,
  • test a career, while researching potential employers to help determine their potential career pathway,
  • obtain real-world hands-on training, while performing in a real job, and
  • participate in hands-on training that allows you to earn apprenticeable hours to support your future here in New Brunswick.

Participating Schools

School Champions

Cambridge Narrows Community School
Todd Wilson

Canterbury High School
Jeff Tompkins

Carleton North High School

Central New Brunswick Academy
Susan Elliott

Chipman Forest Avenue School

Fredericton High School
Thayer Doyle

Hartland Community School
Ellen Hatt

Harvey High School
Sarah Wood

John Caldwell School
Kevin Harding

Leo Hayes High School
Michael Sorensen

McAdam High School
Jeremy MacIver

Minto Memorial High School
Kendall Gaddass

Nackawic Senior High School
Chris Gallop

Oromocto High School
Travis Steeves

Saint Mary's Academy
Julie Page-Michaud

Southern Victoria High School
Angela Barclay

Stanley Consolidated School

Tobique Valley High School
Holly Rasmussen

Woodstock High School

Belleisle Regional High School
Michael Chaisson

Campobello Island Consolidated School
Daphne Carten

Fundy Middle and High School
Tyson McGee

Hampton High School
Krista Hovey

Harbour View High School
Heather Malco

Grand Manan Community School
Danielle Materniak

Kennebecasis Valley High School
Becky Walsh

Rothesay High School
Janice Jordan
Tim Hunter

Saint John High School
Todd Robertson

Simonds High School
Sarah McMullin

Sir James Dunn Academy
Audrey Norman

St. Malachy's Memorial High School
Stacey Currie

St. Stephen High School
Allyson Waycott

Sussex Regional High School
Elaine Cameron

Compass Education Centre - Sussex
Crystal Gray

Bernice MacNaughton High School
Stephen Harris
Lindsay Dominie

Caledonia Regional High School
Heather Lean

Harrison Trimble High School
Jason Beaton
Christine Babineau

JMA Armstrong High School
Dan Lemay

Moncton High School
Rickey Beck

Petitcodiac Regional School
Duncan Dixon

Riverview High School
Andrew Colpitts
Julie Doucette

Tantramar Regional High School
Elliemae Paynter

Bathhurst High School
Shirley Riordon

Blackville School
Tim Gratton

Bonar Law Memorial School
Vickilyn Carter

Dalhousie Regional High School
Colleen Harquail
Jen Talbot Lavigne

James M. Hill Memorial High School
Robin Martin

Miramichi Valley High School
Paul Landry

North and South ESK Regional High School
Carla Pitre

Sugarloaf Senior High School

My Blueprint (Career planner and Resume Writing):

As part of the application process, students are required to prepare a cover letter, with a resume. My Blueprint provides students with a way to develop an effective and competitive resume. Simply visit: myBlueprint.ca. Set-up your account, the system will help you with the rest. If you encounter any problems, with my Blueprint or questions about the application and screening process, NBTAP School Champion, the Pre-Apprenticeship Coordinator, or look under the Support Tab.

New Brunswick Construction Safety Association (NBCSA):

Did you know the NBCSA provides Free course offerings for students and teachers? Some employers will require students to complete courses/training prior to commencement of employment, such as Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMIS) and Safety Orientation. This will be part of the orientation package for students. To find out more information about this valuable resource, please visit the Construction Safety Associations website.

Click here to find your NBTAP school Champion to assist you with obtaining training through the NBCSA.

NBTAP Trade Related Skills

The NBTAP Secondary Pre-Apprenticeship Logbook contains information regarding the required skilled for apprenticeship completion.  The logbook also contains your attendance, hours completed and much more.  To find out information about each skilled trade occupation, please click on the links below. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: As part of your NBTAP summer experience, you will be required to maintain a Secondary Pre-apprenticeship Logbook. Please be sure to obtain a copy of your NBTAP Logbook from your School Champion or the Pre-Apprenticeship Coordinator PRIOR to starting employment.