The information presented here are financial aid sources specifically tailored for BC’s Trades students. Further, each member institution of this consortium also has a web page for financial assistance and staff directly responsible for helping Trades students explore possible avenues of financial assistance.
For Employers (of Apprentice Students)
How to Apply for Apprentice Program Financial Support
ITA Financial Information (Grants, Tax Credits and Employment Insurance)
Apprentice Incentive Grant (AIG)
Apprentice Completion Grant (Federal) (ACG)
From the BC government, BC students that are EI eligible clients can review this site:
WorkBC Services and Supports.
Another BC Provincial Government web site also covers a wide range of post-secondary education programs and options for Financial Aid.
Student Aid BC.
Note that these web sites can be complex to work with, so users are encouraged to visit or contact their local trainer's Financial Assistance office.
Aboriginal Financial Assistance
ITA Women in Trades Training Initiative