Frequently Asked Questions
I am currently working as a non-sponsored employee for a company that has room for an apprentice. Can I still access this program, even though I am already an employee?
I started my first-year apprenticeship with another organization, but I left before I finished my hours and technical training. Can I access this program for the same trade?
If a current employee is working as a labourer, and I want to move them into a trade, are they eligible?
I plan to hire an apprentice who is already registered in another trade but would like to change trades. Are they eligible?
I plan to hire an apprentice that apprenticed with a different employer. Do they qualify for the funding?
If apprenticeship / employment is terminated, or in event of bankruptcy, is the SME required to return funds?
Is the financial incentive received by the SME’s as part of the Apprenticeship Service Program taxable income?
A potential hire self-identified as a member of one of the eligible Equity Deserving Groups, how do I connect with the Apprenticeship Service Program to determine eligibility to access the incentive?