Apprenticeship Incentives

Apprenticeship Incentives

An apprenticeship is a pathway to a rewarding career in the trades. As an apprentice, you take classes and learn your trade by working under the direction of experienced workers – and get paid while you do it.

Graduated Apprenticeship Grant for Employers (Employer – Provincial Government)

Potential to receive more than $16,000 to train an apprentice in an eligible trade

Apprenticeship Signing Employer Bonus (Employer – Provincial Government)

A $2,000 bonus for employers to hire and register apprentices who have left school and require upgrading to meet the registration standards for apprenticeship training

Apprenticeship Completion Employer Bonus (Employer – Provincial Government)

A taxable cash grant of $1,000 to employers after they successfully complete their apprenticeship training and obtain their journeyperson certification

Apprenticeship Completion Bonus (Apprentice – Provincial Government)

A taxable cash grant of $2,000 to registered apprentices after they successfully complete their apprenticeship training and obtain their journeyperson certification

OYAP – Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (Apprentice – Provincial Government)

A school to work program that provides opportunities to work as registered apprentices through the Cooperative Education program.

Canada Apprentice Loan (Apprentice – Federal Government)

Up to $4000 in interest free loans per period of technical training

Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (Apprentice – Federal Government)

A taxable cash grant of $1,000 per year or level, up to two levels, for a lifetime maximum amount of $2,000 per person available to registered apprentices once they have successfully finished their first or second year/level (or equivalent) of an apprenticeship program in one of the designated Red Seal trade

Apprenticeship Completion Grant (Apprentice – Federal Government)

A one-time taxable cash grant of $2,000 lifetime maximum per person available to registered apprentices who have successfully completed their apprenticeship training and obtained their journeyperson certification in a designated Red Seal trade

Additional Financial Supports

Loans for tools, grants for full-time study, tool deductions, and tax credits

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