ONTARIO
Have you been laid off and collected employment Insurance?

You may be eligible for funding through the Second Careers Program offered through the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities .Funding amounts vary with each individuals situation and you will need to get in contact with Employment Ontario to find out more

Do you have a disability?

You may be eligible for funding through Ontario March of Dimes

Under the Age of 30?

Individuals between the ages of 15 and 30 may qualify for a grant through the Skills Link program

Between the ages of 55 and 64?

The Target Initiative for Older Workers TIOW program is available in certain communities across Ontario for unemployed individuals.

Were you active in the Canadian Forces?

Canvet:  is an option for individuals who have been injured during their service

For individuals who have completed their service, funding may be available through SISIP 

Do you have status through a First Nation or Metis?

Contact your local band office to see if there are funding dollars available to you

Funding may be available through the Metis Nation of Ontario

MANITOBA

MPI ENTRY LEVEL PROFESSIONAL TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING PROGRAM

Who should apply
Anyone who wants a more rewarding career, is just entering the workforce or is looking for a second career after retirement should consider professional truck driving.
To qualify, you must:
-be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Canadian Resident living in Manitoba
-be 18 or older, if driving only in Canada
-be 21 or older and meet medical requirements, if driving in the U.S.
-have a valid Manitoba Class 1 Learner’s Licence
-not qualify for other help with your tuition (such as from a government, disability or benefit plan)

For further Information on this program please contact :
Entry Level Professional Truck Driver Training Program
Attn: Program Administrator
25 Bunting Street
Winnipeg, MB R2X 2P5
PH: 204-632-6600 Toll Free: 1-866-820-1317
Fax: 204-694-7134

WESTERN CANADA

Do you have status through a First Nation or Metis?

Contact your local band office to see if there are funding dollars available to you
Funding may be available through Oteenow

CANADA : Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP)

The Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP) allows you to withdraw amounts from your registered retirement savings plan (RRSPs) to finance full-time training or education for you or your spouse or common-law partner. You cannot participate in the LLP to finance your children’s training or education, or the training or education of your spouse’s or common-law partner’s children.

Are you an immigrant to Canada?

The Maytree Foundation  may have options that help you towards your goal of becoming employed in the transportation or construction industry

OTHER RESOURCES

Alberta Learning Information Services

Canada Ontario Job Grant  for Employers

Conestoga College 

Employment Ontario   Information For Students, Employees, Employers, Colleges

Fanshawe College 

Ontario College of Trades

Skills Ontario 

Trucking Human Resources Sector Council Atlantic

Women Building Futures

Women’s Unlimited 

Work BC

Workforce Planning Ontario