Funding: Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women - Submit supporting documents

From: Employment and Social Development Canada

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The Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women (AIG-W) pilot project ended March 31, 2023. Applications will not be accepted after this date. The deadline for submitting supporting documents is 12 months from your application deadline date.

Apprentices whose first year (level/block) or second year (level/block) progression date occurs after the AIG-W pilot project ends on March 31, 2023 may be eligible for the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG).

To submit supporting documents, follow steps 1 to 3

1. Gather your supporting documents

You will need to provide supporting documents in order for Service Canada to make a decision on your application.

If you do not have your supporting documents, contact your provincial or territorial apprenticeship issuing authority.

If we do not receive your documents within 28 days of your application submission, your application will be marked as incomplete. This means that you will not receive a decision on your file, until you submit your supporting documents.

Supporting documents by provincial or territory

Province of Alberta
  • Copy of the Apprenticeship Period Completion letter (The Period Technical Training Letter is not acceptable)
Province of British Columbia
  • Copy of the Confirmation of Progression letter
Province of Manitoba
  • Signed copy of the Apprenticeship Level Completion letter

Note: To prove progression for AIG-W Level 2, second-year automotive painters, concrete finishers, gasfitter class B – domestic gasfitter and construction craft workers must provide a copy of the Certificate of Qualification.

Province of New Brunswick
  • Signed copy of the Official Level Completion letter
Province of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Signed copy of the Confirmation of Block/Level Completed letter
Territories of Northwest Territories
  • For a Level 1 grant, a copy of the Certificate of Status for the Second Level, or
  • For a Level 2 grant, a copy of the Certificate of Status for the Third Level
Province of Nova Scotia
  • Signed copy of the Record of Progress letter
Territories of Nunavut
  • For a Level 1 grant, a copy of the Certificate of Status for the Second Period Level, or
  • For a Level 2 grant, a copy of the Certificate of Status for the Third Period Level
Province of Ontario
  • Copy of the official Confirmation of Progress for the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant and the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women letter.

Note: To be eligible for Level 1 grant, you will need to have been registered as an apprentice for at least 12 months, and at least 24 months for the Level 2 grant.

Province of Prince Edward Island
  • Signed copy of Confirmation of Progress for the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant and the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women Letter
Province of Québec – Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ)
  • Copy of the Accomplishment letter of first or second level
Province of Québec – Emploi-Québec (E-Q)

Compulsory trades:

  • copy of the Confirmation of Participation letter (official progression letter)

Voluntary trades:

  • copy of the Vocational Qualification Process (document number 1002A), and
  • copy of the Confirmation of Participation letter (official progression letter)
Province of Saskatchewan
  • For a Level 1 grant, a copy of the Y2 Card, or
  • For a Level 2 grant, a copy of the Y3 Card

Note: Second-year hairstylists and construction craft labourers must provide a copy of the Certificate of Completion of Apprenticeship to prove registration and progression issued by the Government of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).

Territories of Yukon
  • Signed copy of the Level Completion Confirmation letter

Applicants who are permanent residents or have protected status must also provide the following:

2. Gather your personal information

Make sure you have all of the information listed below to submit supporting documents:

3. Submit your supporting documents online, by mail or in person

Before submitting your supporting documents, ensure that you have previously submitted an application.

We must receive your supporting documents within 28 days of submitting your application by 1 of the 3 options below.

Online

Submit your supporting documents online

By mail

Apprentices registered in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, and Yukon:

Apprenticeship Grants Western Processing Centre
Service Canada Centre
Harry Hays Bldg.
220 – 4th Avenue SE Room 270
Calgary AB  T2G 4X3

Apprentices registered in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, Quebec, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia:

Apprenticeship Grants Eastern Processing Centre
Service Canada Centre
139 Douglastown Blvd
Miramichi NB  E1V 0A4

In person

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