Grant Programs

Government funded training.

SolidCAD supports various government programs to boost productivity through technology adoption.

Our  training facilities are accredited by the Labor Market Commission and all of our courses meet the requirements of the Act.

We encourage businesses to take advantage of the Job Grant available, providing direct financial support to employers who wish to purchase training for their employees.

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Canada Job Grant?

The Canada Job Grant helps employers train new or existing employees for jobs that need to be filled. This flexible program is designed to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes, in all industries and regions.

Having the right skills helps employees excel and succeed in today’s fast-paced labour market. For more information on the Canada Job Grant and how employers can apply, select a province or territory from the list below:

Quebec Job Grant

The Provincial Government of Quebec offers financial assistance to businesses which offer structured training programs to their employees. The aim of these grants is to foster a culture of training and developing the skills of the employee, in order to increase their flexibility and effectiveness at work. There are a variety of programs available, for more information click here.

Note: These grants are only available to companies and employees based in Quebec

FAQ

How much can a company apply for?
Companies can apply for up to $10,000 per employee, per training initiative. Funds can be applied to training costs, textbooks, and software.However, this may vary depending on your region. Please refer to your appropriate province or territory through the list above.
What type of training is covered?
This grant will accommodate most training programs.

Training must be completed 12 months after approval order to receive the funding contributions.

Popular training topics include:

  • Some courses include: Autodesk AutoCAD, Revit, Inventor, Civil 3D, Plant 3D, 3ds Max and Bluebeam
  • Project based support and training – assisting the team directly on actual project onsite, and developing templates and company standards for projects
  • Further education for programs that can be completed within the calendar year.

What type of training expenses are eligible for funding?
Most eligible expenses related directly to training are covered, including:

  • Tuition fees or fees charged by training provider;
  • Mandatory student fees;
  • Textbooks, software and other required materials

How do I apply for the job grant?
SolidCAD has helped many clients submit their application.There is a simple electronic application form that needs to be filled out by the employer.

If you have any questions, we are more than happy to assist your company with this process. Once the application has been completed it is then submitted online.

How long does the approval process take?
Once you have applied online, you will typically receive a call from the service provider within 48 hours to review your application. Once the review has been completed and your application is deemed acceptable, you will receive formal approval within days.

Typically, this whole process takes no more than a week or two.

Where can I find more information?

You can always Contact SolidCAD for more information, we are happy to help!

We are willing to discuss how your company can benefit from this Government program and provide you with answers to all your questions. You can also view the Questions and Answers for Employers (posted Oct 2016) and download the Employer Overview Presentation (posted Sept 2016).

You can also find more information on the Canada Job Grant by selecting a province or territory from the list below:

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