HPAC Magazine

Feds announce apprenticeship grant program for women

By Jillian Morgan   

HPAC General

 The federal government has launched a grant program for women in the trades.

Registered apprentices in eligible Red Seal trades who have successful completed their first or second year/level can receive $3,000 per year or level, up to a maximum amount of $6,000.

Only women who have progressed in their training on or after April 1, 2018 are eligible. For those who progressed in 2018, the deadline is June 30, 2019. The deadline is 12 months after the date of progression for women who progressed after January 1, 2019.

Applications are available online at www.canada.ca/apprenticeship-grants. Those interested can also call 866.742.3644 to request an application form. www.canada.ca



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