Employer Training Grant From Ontario Government.. Now Available!

What is it?

The Canada-Ontario Job Grant gives business funding to help train workers.

How much funding can I get?

The Grant will fund, on average, two-thirds of a worker’s eligible training costs, which includes tuition and fees, textbooks and materials, to a maximum of $10,000.

Is any business eligible for funding?

Individual businesses and business organizations can apply while broader public sector organizations or Canada-Ontario Job Grant service providers are not eligible. If the same worker is already receiving government funding to train, you cannot apply.

Who provides the training?

Any eligible third-party trainers may provide the training.

What are the requirements?

Your business must:

  • contribute at least one-third of training costs
  • employ the worker you plan to train
  • be licensed to operate on Ontario
  • have insurance, and comply with labour and human rights legislation

Who can get training?

Workers must:

  • have an employer to sponsor them
  • be a resident of Ontario
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • not be already taking full-time education or training

Why should I train my workers?

Training employees improves business performance, profit and staff morale. Your employees training is a key to your business’s success.