Funding: Apprenticeship Completion Grant – Overview

1. What this grant offers

The Apprenticeship Completion Grant (ACG) is a grant of $2,000. It is given only once and is taxable. It is for registered apprentices who:

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

Deadline

Progression date


Between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2020

  • Application deadline: 18 months from progression date.
  • Deadline for submitting supporting proof document(s): 12 months from application deadline.

Example

If your progression date is March 15, 2020, you have until September 15, 2021 to apply and until September 15, 2022, to provide supporting proof document(s).

Progression date


January 1, 2021 or later

  • Application deadline: 12 months from progression date.
  • Deadline for submitting supporting proof document(s): 12 months from application deadline.

Example

If your progression date is February 12, 2021, you have until February 12, 2022 to apply and until February 12, 2023, to provide supporting proof document(s).

Definitions

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 Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program.

Journeyperson certification / Certificate of qualification

Journeyperson Certification is given to tradespeople who:

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

Completion

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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