Grants and Bursaries
Grants for Apprentices Registered in Red Seal Trades
Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG)
The Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG) is a taxable cash grant of $1,000 per year, up to a maximum of $2,000 per person. The AIG is available to apprentices registered with ITA in one of the Red Seal trades.
- Government of Canada Apprenticeship Grants (1.9MB pdf)
Are you eligible?
See the program specific requirements for your trade: AIG Requirements (31KB pdf)
Once you have met the requirements for level 1 or 2, ITA will issue you a Confirmation of Progression Letter. Using this letter, apprentices can apply online to Service Canada. Download this letter from your Direct Access inbox. Log in here
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You are eligible for the AIG if you have successfully challenged a level exam in a red seal trade and met the hours requirement.
More information about the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant including eligibility, deadlines for application, and forms are available at: http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/goc/apprenticeship/incentivegrant/program.shtml
General enquiries may also be directed to Service Canada at:
1-866-909-9757 (for the hearing impaired)
Apprenticeship Completion Grant (ACG)
The Apprentice Completion Grant (ACG) is a $2,000 taxable cash grant available after you have been certified in your red seal trade.
To apply for your ACG you need:
- Copies of your certificates
- Letter of completion
For more information visit Service Canada