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Canada Job Grant

Canada-Alberta Job Grant

Canadian businesses can get up to two-thirds of their employee training costs covered through the Canada Job Grant

The grant is available to businesses in all sectors. Applications must be made by the employer. Individuals who are interested in the program must ask their employer to apply for training.

Funding for employee training is available through the Canada-Alberta Job Grant. Applications must be submitted at least 30 days before the training start date.

Eligible Programs and Courses

Northern Lakes College offers courses and programs that are eligible for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant. We also provide group training options for organizations. To find out more about what we have to offer, contact

These programs and courses are the perfect fit to apply for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant

Canada Job Grant Information

To qualify for funding, training must:

  • be 21 hours and over in length
  • be completed within one year of the program start date
  • be provided by a third party
  • not replace prior training investments
  • result in a record of completion, a mark, a certificate, or an industry-recognized credential

Training can be done online, on-site, and in the classroom. Classes can be part-time or full-time.

Application forms, instructions and frequently asked questions are available on the Canada-Alberta Job Grant Application Guide.

Please note: if you're unemployed and live in Alberta, the Canada Job Grant will now cover training costs for eligible unemployed hires up to $15,000. Please see the Canada-Alberta Job Grant webpage for more information. 

For more information on the Canada Job Grant and how employers can apply, select a province or territory from the list below.