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Apprenticeship Incentive Grant

Provided by: Government of Canada - Service Canada

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Service Description

Helps individuals pay for expenses as they train as an apprentice in a designated Red Seal trade.

  • The AIG is a taxable grant worth $1,000 awarded to registered apprentices.
  • You must complete your first year/level (or equivalent) to apply for the AIG.
  • You can apply for this grant twice during your training (for a maximum of $2,000).
  • You can apply for your second AIG after completing your second year/level (or equivalent) of training.


To be eligible for the AIG, you must:
- Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or a protected person
- Not be a high school student
- Demonstrate registration and completion with acceptable provincial/territorial AIG supporting documents
- Be registered with your provincial or territorial apprenticeship authority as an apprentice in a designated Red Seal trade

Eligibility while attending school: you can apply for the AIG if you meet the eligibility requirements and you are a:
- Registered apprentice enrolled in adult learning classes;
- Registered apprentice taking professional development courses; or
- Quebec apprentice completing your vocational training.



TTY: 1-866-909-9757

Toll-Free: 1-866-742-3644

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm EST

Service Website

Coverage Area


Languages Offered

French, English

Service Canada Centre & Passport Services – Saskatoon


Market Mall
120 - 2325 Preston Avenue South
Saskatoon SK  S7J 2G2

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Free parking. Payment methods accepted: Mastercard, VISA, American Express, cheque, debit card. Public phone available.

Location Info

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Wheelchair accessible.

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