Employee Training Program

By mmuise

This program offers funding to employers to offset the cost of training employees.

Comments on Funding:

Funding takes the form of grants. The assistance provided will not exceed a total value of $13,000 per individual client, per 52 weeks.

Deadline: Continuous Intake

Eligible Employers must:

  • be registered businesses that have been in operation for a minimum of six months and be licensed to operate in the Northwest Territories, and registered with the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission of the Northwest Territories (WSCC).
  • be industry associations;
  • be local housing authorities;
  • be non-government organizations;
  • be Indigenous organizations;
  • be local, municipal, or Indigenous governments.
  • not be Federal and territorial government agencies (including Crown Corporations) are not eligible employers;
  • have a supervisor identified for the eligible participants;
  • Preference will be given to employers who are eligible under the GNWT Business Incentive Policy (BIP)
    Eligible Clients must:
  • be of school leaving age (16 years or older);
  • be residing in the Northwest Territories, and a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, or be a protected person, as defined by the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, who is entitled to work in Canada.
Application Steps:


Documentation Needed:


Other Things to Note:

There is no deadline. This program can be accessed at any time.

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