Canada Job Grant

The Canada Job Grant provides opportunities for employers, individually or in groups, to invest in their workforce, with help from the government.

The Job Grant provides direct financial support to individual employers or employer consortia who wish to purchase training for their employees. It is available to small, medium and large businesses with a plan to deliver short-term training to existing and new employees.

For more information or to find out if your organization qualifies for the Canada Job Grant, visit your provincial government page below or contact FutureEDge@carleton.ca and a representative will help guide you through the application process.

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OSAP for Micro-credential Funding

Micro-credentials are rapid training programs offered by colleges, universities and Indigenous Institutes across the province that can help you get the skills that employers need. They help people retrain and upgrade their skills to find new employment.

Students enrolled in an Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) approved micro-credential program can apply for financial assistance through OSAP for Micro-credentials. Eligible students must apply for funding for each course separately by following the step-by-step application process. Applications for OSAP for Micro-credential assistance cannot overlap with another micro-credential study period (funding for multiple courses cannot be applied for concurrently).

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Second Career (Ontario)

Get skills-training and financial support when you qualify for Second Career.

The Second Career program is open to all laid-off workers and jobseekers, priority is given to applications for people who were laid off because of COVID-19 and want to retrain for jobs in sectors that have good potential for future employment.

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Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP)

The Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP) allows you to withdraw up to $10,000 in a calendar year from your registered retirement savings plan (RRSPs) to finance full-time training or education for you or your spouse or common-law partner. You cannot participate in the LLP to finance your children’s training or education, or the training or education of your spouse’s or common-law partner’s children.

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If you have questions about applying for funding or using approved funds for your training please contact us below.

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