Job training initiatives

Programs to help Canadians get the training and skills they need to find and keep jobs.


Services and information

Literacy and essential skills

Find out about the essential skills needed for work, learning and life.

Lifelong Learning Plan

Allows individuals to withdraw funds from their Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) to finance training or education for themselves or their spouse or common-law partner.

Youth and student job training

Government of Canada programs to help youth and students get the skills to start their careers.

Job training for Aboriginal and northern people

Programs and tools to help Aboriginal people get the skills they need.

Veterans Career Transition

Veterans and survivors can get help finding civilian employment through the Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) Career Transition Services (CTS) Program.

Canada Pension Plan Disability Vocational Rehabilitation Program

Voluntary program that helps Canada Pension Plan (CPP) disability recipients return to work.

Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities

Helps people with disabilities prepare for, obtain and maintain employment or self-employment.

Destination Clic

Provides three weeks of cultural discoveries and experiences while exploring francophone regions of Canada.