Why seek certification?
Demonstrates to employers, co-workers and to yourself that you’ve met the National Technology Bench Marks of training, ethics and experience
Personal satisfaction: After year’s of training and hard work, you’ve earned the right to hold yourself out as a “certified” technician or technologist
Belonging: Membership opens the doors to networking opportunities to exchange ideas, gain information and enrich personal and professional development
Base for Upgrading: Provides a base of academic and skills training from which members and their employers can determine future studies to improve qualifications and status
Group Discounts: Members enjoy some of the most comprehensive and compelling group benefits of any technology association in the country! In addition to great group rates on home, auto and health insurance, members can also take advantage of discounts on flights with CanJet, and first aid kits and training from St. John Ambulance. And more are on the way! We want to make membership work for you at work and at home.
What are the requirements for certification?
All applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis, although at a minimum you must meet the following requirements:
Transferring from other provinces?
Because other provincial associations in Canada grant similar designations to Nova Scotia, it is important to note that a designation only has effect within the province in which it was issued.
Click here for information on the inter-provincial transfer process (PDF file)
Inter-provincial transfer form (PDF file)