Apprenticeship Grants

Government of Canada - Employment and Social Development Canada

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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
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.

Web Site
English; French
Fee: No

Fee Reduction: No

Membership Fee: No

Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
July 15, 2024
5101 Franklin Avenue
Yellowknife, NT, X1A 3Z4
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