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Canada-Alberta Job Training Grant

Tuesday 24 Feb 2015

George Brown College offers 5 online technical training programs that are eligible for the Canada-Aberta Jobs Training Grant.

What is the Canada-Alberta Job Grant?

It is a new grant that provides training subsidies for Alberta companies to help train existing or new employees to develop new skills. 

Eligible George Brown College Program include:

What costs does the grant pay for?

Employers need to cover a minimum of one third of training costs. The grant will pay for two thirds of the costs of the training, up to a maximum of $10,000 in government contributions.

Key information & Application forms for employers are:

Canada-Alberta Job Grant Applicant Guide (PDF)

  • Companies should submit applications at least 30 days before the start of the training.
  • Applicants cannot apply more than six months in advance of the training start date. 
  • Once approved, the company may register trainees in the training program and pay the total approved training costs.

Canada-Alberta Job Grant Training Reimbursement Form (PDF)

  • Apply for first reimbursement; applicants will receive reimbursement for one-third of total eligible training costs. This amount represents the first half of the grant. 
  • This reimbursement request must be received and date stamped no later than 30 days after a trainee has completed the final exam

 Canada Alberta Job Grant Training Completion Form (PDF)

  • Immediately after training is complete the applicant must the Training Completion Form
  • Apply for final reimbursement and must be received no later than 30 days after a trainee has completed the approved training program

 

To find out more about using the Canada-Alberta Job Grant to fund your training, please contact:

Angelo Vouloukos
Program Coordinator
George Brown College
avoulouk@georgebrown.ca
1-888-553-5333


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