The Canada-AB Job Grant reimburses employers up to two-thirds of the cost of eligible training for staff or new hires to a maximum of $10,000 per person. Individual employers are capped at $300,000 per year.

Please see below for the eligibility criteria for the Canada AB Job Grant:  

 Applications are accepted from the following employers: 
  • Private Businesses
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • First Nations and Métis Settlement
  • Crown Corporations (Contact us for details)
Employer Eligibility
  • The employer must intend to hire or continue to employ trainees upon completion of training. New or existing jobs must be based in Alberta.
Training Eligibility
  • Any training is eligible as long as it meets the following criteria:
    • Minimum 21 hours in length per person (can be ‘bundled’ trainings in one application)
    • Delivered by a third-party trainer
    • Incremental training that does not replace prior training investments
    • Completed within 52 weeks of the approval date
    • Results in credential (e.g., Record of completion, certificate, grade, etc.)
    • Training can be e-learning, part-time, full time, on site or in a classroom
    • Training rates must be available on training provider’s website.
Participant Eligibility
  • Trainee must be Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents or Protected Persons
  • Trainee must be residents of Alberta
  • Trainee cannot be Board Members or company owners
  • Ineligible Participants includes
    • Majority shareholders; minority shareholders may be eligible – contact us for details
    • Self-employed individuals, company owners, and their immediate family members, board or council members

IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ: Training can only start once your application has been approved by the government, and must start between 1-6 months after receiving approval.  Training duration cannot exceed 52 weeks. You must pay in full for the training before you can be reimbursed. Training cannot be paid for until application is submitted. 

To start the process of planning your application, please provide us with the information below and we will reach out to you within two business days.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact: 778.653.5575