Funding: Apprenticeship Completion Grant – What this grant offers

The Apprenticeship Completion Grant (ACG) is a one-time taxable cash grant lifetime amount of $2,000 per person for registered apprentices. It is for registered apprentices who:

  • successfully complete their apprenticeship training program, and
  • get their journeyperson certification in a designated Red Seal trade


Apprenticeship authority

There is a governing body in charge of apprenticeship in each province and territory. This body is usually a branch related to each provincial or territorial Department/Ministry of Education and Training with authority over training, regulation and certification of the apprenticeship program for their province/territory.

Designated Red Seal program trade

A trade that is part of the Red Seal Program.

Journeyperson certification or Certificate of qualification

This is given to tradespeople who:

  • complete an apprenticeship program, or
  • meet all the requirements of a trade and pass the certification exam.


The fulfillment of training requirements, both technical and on-the-job, by registered apprentices. Graduates of an apprenticeship program applicable to the trade and the province and territory will be issued a Certificate of Apprenticeship. We confirm your completion through the supporting documents you include with your application.

Supporting documents by province/ territory of registration

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