The program is targeted to private sector and non-profit employers. This program will provide a financial contribution to employers for employer-sponsored training for existing and new employees. Training costs will be shared between the employer and government. The maximum government contribution will be $10,000 for each employee trained. The goal of the program is to increase labour force participation and to help develop the skills necessary to find and keep meaningful and long term employment and to encourage employer involvement in training to ensure that skills are aligned to job opportunities.
Program Fact Sheet
The Program Fact Sheet outlines the program in more detail for interested employers and employees. Press here for a direct link to the Fact Sheet (691 KB).
Who can Apply?
Employers in the private and non-profit sectors may apply. Eligible employers must:
How Do I Apply?
Interested employers must complete and submit an application to the Department of Advanced Education and Skills. Employer applications must be received 30 days prior to the commencement of training.
On-line Application: Employers must register in the Department of Advanced Education and Skills’ LaMPSS payment system to apply on-line. Once registration is complete, a password and user ID will be provided. To register, please press Register on LaMPSS system.
Program Guidelines have been developed in order to assist employers applying on-line. They can be viewed and printed by pressing Program Guidelines. (766 KB).
The Program Guidelines contains a section called Project/Training Budget. In order to help determine both the government and the employer contribution to a CNLJG, a Contribution Tool has been developed and is accessible to employers to help calculate contribution amounts as part of the application process for this program. To access the Contribution Tool, click here (44 KB).
Once registered on the LaMPSS system, employers may apply directly on-line and/or update information using its self-serve function and the provided user password and ID. To apply on-line using the self-serve component of LaMPSS, please link to the following website which contains LaMPSS User Guidelines, System Requirements and the Login LaMPSS Employer Self-Serve.
Important Information Requirements for Employers and Employees: As part of the administration of the C-NL Job Grant, employers must submit an Initial Client Contact Form (118 KB) for all employees trained with funding provided by this program. Employers must also submit a Client Consent Form (160 KB) which outlines the client consent for exchange and release of information between the employee, the employer and the provincial and federal governments. Also, please note that new businesses/organizations that have been in operation less than a year are required to submit a business plan with their application to this program.
Submission of these forms is mandatory; this information is required as part of the terms of agreement under the Canada Job Fund. These documents must be submitted before any disbursement of funds under this program. Funding will not be provided for the training of individuals without submission of these forms.
Further Information: For further information, please contact the department using the following information.
Labour Market and Career Information Hotline
Department of Advanced Education and Skills
Funding provided by the Government of Canada through the Canada Job Grant