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Canada Alberta Job Grant


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Make your training and development budget go further!

The Canada-Alberta Job Grant (CAJG) is an employer-driven training program where employers and government share the cost of training new and existing employees to increase their knowledge and skills to meet the needs of Alberta’s changing economy.

NEW: CAJG now offers more training incentives to employers

  • 100% of training cost covered for eligible unemployed hires (up to $15,000) with incremental training requirement waived
  • Sole proprietors can now train their employees using CAJG
  • Assistance on travel costs for small and medium-sized organizations (outside of Edmonton and Calgary) when training is over 100km one way

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A: The Canada-Alberta Job Grant is an employer-driven training program. This means that employers decide on who gets training and what type of training may be needed for new and existing employees. Employers are required to use a third-party training provider to deliver the formal training either onsite, online, or in a classroom setting..

The Canada Job Grant is part of the Government of Canada and Government of Alberta’s commitment to help address skills mismatches and ensure that employees are being trained in high-demand areas.

A: By supporting and investing in employee training, The Canada-Alberta Job Grant helps you to increase:

  • productivity
  • employee skills
  • employee retention

A: Under the Canada-Alberta Job Grant, employers will cover a minimum of one third of direct training costs, with up to a maximum of $10,000 in government contributions per employee.

A: We want to help you to develop your greatest asset – your people! Many of our programs are eligible for the Job Grant. If we don't have something readily available you need, our team can visit with you to identify training needs ideally suited for this grant program and custom develop a training program to meet those needs.

For full details on the Canada-Alberta Job Grant, please visit http://www.albertacanada.com/opportunity/employers/jobgrant.aspx

Give us a call to see how we can help you apply and leverage this fantastic funding opportunity at 403-320-3288 or e-mail us at training@lethbridgecollege.ca