Grants

Grants for Apprentices Registered in Red Seal Trades

Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG)

The Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG) is a taxable cash grant worth $1,000 per level up to a maximum of $2,000 for the first two years of your training in a Red Seal program.

WHO QUALIFIES HOW TO APPLY

Apprentices registered in a Red Seal program who have successfully met the technical training and work-based training requirements for each grant. Please see the AIG requirements document for your trade.

1. Submit your online application on the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant page on the Service Canada website.
2. Include a copy of your Letter of Progression in your Service Canada online application

* ITA will email you a copy of your Letter of Progression once you have met the technical training and work-based training requirements for the (Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG).

If you have any questions about your application, please contact Service Canada directly

Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women (AIG-W)

The Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women (AIG-W) is a taxable cash grant worth $3,000 per level to registered apprentices in a designated Red Seal trades where women are under-represented. You can apply for this grant twice up to a maximum of $6,000 during your training. 

WHO QUALIFIES HOW TO APPLY

Please see the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women (AIG-W) page on the Service Canada website for eligibility details

1. Submit your online application on the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women on the Service Canada website.
2. Include a copy of your Letter of Progression in your Service Canada online application

* ITA will email you a copy of your Letter of Progression once you have met the technical training and work-based training requirements for the (Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG).

If you have any questions about your application, please contact Service Canada directly 

 

Apprenticeship Completion Grant (ACG)

The Apprenticeship Completion Grant (ACG) is a taxable grant of $2,000 for registered apprentices who have successfully completed their apprenticeship training program and have received their journeyperson certification in a Red Seal trade

WHO QUALIFIES HOW TO APPLY

Please see the Apprenticeship Completion Grant (ACG) page on the Service Canada website for eligibility details.

  1. Submit your online application on the Apprenticeship Completion Grant page on the Service Canada website.
  2. Include a copy of your Certificate of Qualification in your Service Canada online application
* ITA will email you a reminder notice when you qualify for the Apprenticeship Completion Grant (ACG)
 

If you have any questions about your application, please contact Service Canada directly. 

 

Grants for Apprentices in Non-Red Seal Programs

As an apprentice in a Non-Red Seal program, you are eligible to apply for tax credits each year of your apprenticeship. Visit our info sheet and WorkBC to see additional information on financial supports. 

Additional Resource: Financial Supports Brochure

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