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Second Career Program
Second Career program is for laid-off unemployed workers for which skills training is the most appro- priate intervention to transition them into high-skill, demand occupations in the local labour market.
What kind of support is available?
Up to $28,000 to support tuition, books, travel and basic living al- lowance.
Who can apply?
Laid-off unemployed workers (can be active EI claimants, EI Reachback or non-EI eligible)
Training with Employer’s Support (Canada-Ontario Job Grant)
The Canada-Ontario Job Grant will provide direct financial support for employers who wish to pur- chase training for their workforce. It requires a cost-shared training investment by employers to qualify for the government grant.
Who can be trained?
- Employed individuals must be identified by their employer
- Unemployed individuals must also be sponsored by an employer, demonstrated through a permanent or conditional offer of employment.
- An individual must not be participating in full-time training or education or any other government training intervention that offers funding support for same tuition, books or other training related costs (e.g., Second Career).