Apprenticeship Grants

Government of Canada - Employment and Social Development Canada

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Description
Provides federal grants for individuals apprenticing in Red Seal trades.

Service offers:

  • a maximum $2,000.00 taxable grant for apprentices registered in a Red Seal trade
  • a maximum $2,000.00 taxable grant for completing an apprenticeship and obtaining journeyman certification
  • a grant is not a loan and does not need to be repaid
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or protected persons
  • must complete first year/level (or equivalent) to apply for the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant
  • provide proof of registration and completion using acceptable supporting documents
  • be registered with a provincial authority as an apprentice in a designated Red Seal trade
  • high school students are not eligible
Eligibility while attending school:
  • registered apprentice enrolled in adult learning classes
  • registered apprentice taking professional development courses
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • complete the online application 
  • submit supporting documents for an application online, by mail, or in person at Service Canada Centres
  • by phone get general information
  • visit website for the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (application, information)
  • visit website for the Apprenticeship Completion Grant (application, information)
  • visit website to find a Service Canada office

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

Submit supporting documents within 28 days of an application, or it will be marked as incomplete.

It typically takes 28 calendar days to process and reach a decision on applications.


Toll Free
1-866-742-3644 (General information on apprenticeship grants)
TTY
1-866-909-9757 (General information on apprenticeship grants)
Web Site
https://www.canada.ca/en/services/jobs/training/support-skilled-trades-apprentices/grants.html
Languages
English; French
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
July 15, 2024
Hours of Operation
Mon
05:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Tue
05:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Wed
05:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Thu
05:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Fri
05:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Hours above are for the National Apprenticeship Grants phone line.

Hours converted from Eastern Time to Mountain Time.