Government funded training.

66% or higher training grant per trainee.

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

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What is the Canada-Ontario Job Grant?

The Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) is a government program that is Federally funded, but Provincially administered. Small, medium and large businesses qualify for these funds to put towards training and skills development of their employees. This government program will fund the majority of the training expense.

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.

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, up to 66% or $10K, including:

  • Tuition fees or fees charged by training provider;
  • Mandatory student fees;
  • Textbooks, software and other required materials
How many trainees can use this grant?

There is no limit to the number of trainees, each can receive support of up to 66% of eligible expenses or $10,000 per trainee. Companies with less than 50 employees can include their wages as a portion of company contributions.

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 about the Canada-Ontario Job Grant?

Contact SolidCAD for more information!

We are more than 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). Both of these resources are found on the official Canada-Ontario Job Grant webpage.

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Fill out the contact form down below, and a representative will contact you within 24 hours.




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