Support for apprentices

Information to help apprentices complete their training in a Red Seal trade and for employers to help support the apprentices they hire and train.


Services and information

How to become an apprentice

Learn about the benefits of being an apprentice in Red Seal trades.

Apprenticeship grants

Find out how you can get up to $8,000 through the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant and the Apprenticeship Completion Grant.

Canada Apprentice Loan

Learn how the Canada Apprentice Loan can help you complete your apprenticeship in a Red Seal trade.

Hiring and training apprentices

Get information on how employers can support apprentices in the Red Seal trades.

Employment Insurance (EI) for apprentices

Find out how to get your EI benefits whether you’re going on training or have lost your job.

Information for employers: Employment Insurance for Apprentices

Information on how you can help apprentices throughout their EI process.

Tax deductions and credits for apprentices and tradespersons

Find out about tax credits and benefits available to apprentices and tradespersons.

Tax credits for employers of apprentices

Information about tax credits and benefits for employers who hire and train apprentices.

Flexibility and Innovation in Apprenticeship Technical Training (FIATT)

Learn how the Government is exploring ways to make it easier for apprentices to complete their training.

Provincial and territorial apprenticeship programs

Connect with the provinces and territories and find more programs and benefits for apprentices.

Reports: Support for apprentices

Download or order publications on how you can get money to complete your apprenticeship training and obtain your journeyperson certification.

Union Training and Innovation Program

Find out how the Government of Canada is supporting unions to help them provide training to apprentices.

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