TIANS- Tourism Seasonality and Labour Project

Tyler Mattheis

Economice Development Officer- Cape Breton Partnership




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The Cape Breton Partnership can connect you to Valuable training opportunities and human resources tools provided by the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS) and Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council (NSTHRC), with support from the Nova Scotia Department of Labour & Advanced Education (LAE).


Regularly $25 to approximately $100 per module, these products are available for free for Cape Breton Businesses.


Full Details on the Cape Breton Partnership Website.


Available Items:

  • E-Merit.ca Modules:  the most comprehensive industry-developed training available anywhere in the world.  Topics such as Food & Beverage, Sales, Housekeeping, Event Management, and more!
  • Occupational Skills Training Workshops available such as Nova Scotia Best, Stress Management, Tourism Workplace Essentials, Serve Right Server/Manager, Superhost, & more!
  • Employability Skills Training in topics such as Food Safety, WHMIS, Service Excellence, Serve Right, Workplace Essentials and a new Clean It Right program.
  • eMerit National Occupational Certification
  • e=Cornell Executive Program Courses

Human Resource Toolkit with guides, templates, tools, and tips for developing internal policies, recruitment plans, and optimizing resource allocations. Comes with 24 customizable templates.