Financial Assistance for Training Available Through Canada Job Grant
Stephanie Noel, Business Development Manager, Queen's IRC
Need financial help to pay for Queen's IRC training programs? The Canada Job Grant, administered by each province, covers two-thirds of the cost of approved training, with the employer paying one-third. It is available to businesses across Canada to provide employees with training to upgrade skills or develop new skills.
The Canada Job Grant:
Provides up to $10,000 in government support per person for training costs.
Requires employers to contribute one-third of the total costs.
Requires training to be delivered by an eligible, third-party trainer.
May be used to support training costs for tuition fees or fees charged by training providers.
How to Apply
Provinces and Territories are responsible for the design and delivery of the Canada Job Grant in their jurisdictions. Learn more about the Canada Job Grant in your province and how to apply.
In addition to our open enrollment and custom programs this spring, we also held a one-day Summit to explore the changing world of work, including the changing nature of work, what organizations will need to be successful in the future, and the differences in the millennial generation. The 2015 Workplace in Motion Summit had an impressive line-up of guest speakers and facilitators, with over 100 human resources, organizational development, and labour relations practitioners attending. It was a great day, and it was wonderful to see many old friends and meet new ones as well.
This spring, we have released a number of articles, including several papers by past Queen's IRC Director, Dr. Carol Beatty. These papers are part of a book that Carol is writing on change management. Please take a few minutes to check out the following articles:
This fall, Queen's IRC will attend a number of conferences and trade shows. These include IPAC on August 24-26, the Top Employers Summit on November 16-17, HR Leaders Summit on November 18-19, 2015 and CSTD November 18-20.
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