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Canada-Alberta Job Grant

Looking for help to cover the costs of professional development in your organization? 

The Canada-Alberta Job Grant can cover 2/3 of your training costs – up to $10,000 per employee per year. Employers can access up to $300,000 per fiscal year.

ADRIA provides grant eligible programs either in our classrooms through our courses and certificate programs, or onsite with our customized corporate training.

What is the Canada-Alberta Job Grant?

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.

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Who can apply?

Any employer in Alberta from either a private or non-profit organization.

Who can take the training?

  • New or existing employees who will fill current or future job vacancies
  • Canadian citizens and permanent residents

What training is eligible? 

Any training is eligible as long as it is:

  • 21 hours and over in length delivered by a third-party trainer
  • Training that does not replace prior training investments or regular operational training
  • Completed within 52 weeks of training program start date
  • Results in some sort of credential (record of completion, certificate, grade, etc.)
  • Training must start within six months after receiving approval

What training costs are eligible for funding? 

The Canada-Alberta Job Grant is available for direct training costs only, including:

  • Tuition
  • Books and supplies
  • Mandatory Fees

How much do employers contribute to the cost of training? 

Eligible employers are required to contribute one-third of the total training costs. Government contributes two-thirds of the cost to a maximum of $10,000 per trainee.

How does applying for the grant work? 

Before applying, review the Canada-Alberta Job Grant Applicant Guide:.

Grant applications are now submitted online. All of the necessary information and links regarding eligibility, applying, funding, and receiving payment can be found here:

Ensure you submit your application at least 30 days before training course start date. Only training courses that are approved before they start will be funded by the CAJG.

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