If you’re a business owner and have a need for employee training, this is for you.
What is the Canada Ontario Job Grant?
The Canada Ontario Job Grant (COJG) is a partnership between the federal and provincial governments which provides direct financial support for employers to purchase training for their workforce. The cost of training is a shared investment between the employer and the federal and provincial government. The employer pays for training upfront and is reimbursed, if eligible, for 2/3 or more of training costs.
How much funding can an employer receive from the Canada Ontario Job Grant?
The Canada Ontario Job Grant supports eligible training costs up to a maximum of $10,000 per participant, per training, per year. Small businesses with less than 50 employees may receive an additional 1/6 off training costs.
Who is eligible for the Canada Ontario Job Grant?
Employers in Ontario that identify a training need in their organization and who meet one of the following criteria, may qualify for the COJG: the training must create a job, maintain a job by avoiding layoff or improve a job with hours/salary/title.
How can applications be submitted/how long does it take?
Applications are online at: www.ontario.ca/employeetraining. Service Providers request a time period of 2-3 weeks for the application to be processed, before the training start date.
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Still have questions?
The Canada Ontario Job Grant (COJG) applies to all kinds of training, not just Accounting, Payroll and QuickBooks training offered by Accountapotamus. A hair salon might use it to send stylists to update their skills; an automotive shop might use it to have their staff trained in how to work with new technology as it applies to vehicle maintenance; an IT firm might use it to have their programmers trained in new applications in order to facilitate a move to cloud-based technology.
Please call our Training Coordinator, Myriah Saulnier, at 613-656-0441 x441, who would be happy to go over the COJG process with you and hook you up with a Service Provider in your area.
Call us at 613-656-0441 – we’d love to chat with you about the services we offer. Free consultation and the coffee’s on us!