Apply for the Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant
The Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant is now accepting applications from eligible employers, pending available funding.
The Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant is an employer-driven program that:
- Helps businesses and non-profit organizations train new or existing employees for available jobs; and
- Provides more opportunities for unemployed and underemployed workers to receive training.
Through the program, the employer contributes one-third of the training cost, while the federal and provincial governments contribute the remaining two-thirds.
- Select the trainees and the training program.
- Receive reimbursement for two-thirds of eligible training costs.
- Employ the trainee at the end of training.
Employers can make multiple grant applications to a maximum of $100,000 per fiscal year, and up to $10,000 per individual trainee.
Private and not-for-profit sector employers are eligible.
Publicly funded organizations such as health regions, post-secondary training institutions, public libraries, municipalities and school divisions are not eligible under the program.
Self-Employed individuals are not eligible to participate as CSJG supported trainees.
- Must have a valid Social Insurance Number.
- Be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident of Canada, or temporary resident with authorization for emergency travel from the Government of Canada holding a valid Canadian work permit.
- Both existing and potential employees are eligible.
Temporary foreign workers or temporary residents without authorization for emergency travel and a valid Canadian work permit are not eligible.
- Tuition fees or fees charged by the training provider;
- Mandatory student fees;
- Textbooks, software and other required materials;
- Learning material fees; and
- Examination fees.
Training taken prior to an approved contract is not eligible for funding.
Training is flexible. Employers choose the training program and mode of delivery that will meet their needs within the following requirements:
- Must be delivered by a third party not affiliated with the employer applicant;
- Must be a minimum of 24 hours in length per trainee by the same training provider and completed within a 52 week period;
- Must result in a credential (record of completion, certificate, grade, etc.); and
- Must not replace an employer's existing investment in training.
Third-party trainers could include:
- Post-secondary education institutions;
- Private vocational schools, trade unions; and
- Private industry trainers.
3. How to Apply
Interested employers must complete the Employer Application Form and obtain a Training Provider Quote. For more detailed information on how to apply, view the Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant Applicant Guide.
Each application can only have one training provider quote attached to it. Only fully completed applications will be accepted for assessment. Applications will be accepted, assessed and approved based on available funding.
Please note that a completed application is not a guarantee of funding. Training requests must be approved and a contract negotiated between the employer and the Government of Saskatchewan to be eligible for program funding.
Attention: Save the document to your computer before completing each file.
Forward the completed application form to your nearest Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant (CSJG) office. Ministry of Immigration and Career Training staff will contact you within three business days to confirm receipt of the application.