Apprenticeship Grants for Red Seal Trades
Service Canada offers the following apprenticeship grants for Red Seal trades. Please contact Service Canada directly or call 1-866-742-3644 if you have any questions about your application.
Apprenticeship Incentive Grant
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.
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.
Apprentices must complete technical training to be eligible, as per Service Canada. Level challengers are ineligible for this grant.
How to Apply:
Submit your online application on the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant page.
Include a copy of your Letter of Progression in your online application. SkilledTradesBC will email you a copy of your Letter of Progression once you have met the technical training and work-based training requirements for the AIG.
If you have any questions about your application, please contact Service Canada.
Apprenticeship Completion Grant
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.
See the Apprenticeship Completion Grant page for eligibility details.
How to Apply:
Submit your online application on the ACG page.
Include a copy of your Certificate of Qualification.
SkilledTradesBC will email you a reminder notice when you qualify for the ACG.
If you have any questions about your application, please contact Service Canada directly.