Program currently under review - updated by Jan 2013
OBJECTIVE: To assist employers to upgrade the skills of current full-time, current part-time or seasonal employees to meet current or future skill needs. This primarily involves the purchase of training.
To assist employers to upgrade the skills of current full time, current part-time or seasonal employees to meet current or future skill needs.
Aboriginal Bands/organizations. Aboriginal/Non-Aboriginal small business and/or corporations.
Current employees, either existing or newly hired, Boards or Chief & Council. Priority to those at risk of lay off due to changes in their position or training which will enable them to access a broader range of occupations. Training is specifically intended to meet current or future skill needs.
Computer Skills, Office Skills upgrade, Management/Supervisory Skills, Industrial First Aid, Financial Management Skills, Administration Skills, Human Resource Planning Skills, Negotiation Skills etc.
Replacement Costs for employee hired during regular employees extended absence (More than 1 week).
MANDATORY EMPLOYMENT RELATED COSTS
(EI, CPP, Vacation Pay, WCB or Equivalent)
Up to 100% of wage replacement costs.
Off-the-job - up to $20 per participant training hour.
No allowable Overhead Costs
Only as required. Equipment lease/rental related to activities (i.e. chainsaw, computer, vehicle rental) Costs to assist disabled workers (i.e. special equipment, renovations, one-on-one special training) (Maximum up to $7,500).