Canada Job Grant: Information for Workers | ESDC

How can the Canada Job Grant help me?

The Canada Job Grant can help you get training in the skills needed by current or potential employers.

If you are unemployed, a potential employer could apply for the Canada Job Grant to provide you training in the specific skills you need to get a job.

If you are currently working, your employer can apply for the Canada Job Grant to provide training to upgrade your skills or help you develop new skills.

What type of training is available?

The Canada Job Grant provides funding to employers to help pay for training programs offered by eligible third-party trainers, such as community or career colleges, trade union centres or private trainers.

Training can take place in a variety of settings, including a classroom, at a workplace or online. It can help you improve your skills or develop new skills in a variety of fields areas such as:

  • truck and transport mechanics
  • carpentry
  • computer science
  • engineering
  • other workplace skills

Note: More information on the Canada Job Grant is available through your provincial or territorial government.

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