Service Canada - Rainy River District

Site: Fort Frances Centre

Service: Apprenticeship Grants

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG), a taxable cash grant of $1,000 per year/level, up to a maximum of $2,000 per person, available to registered apprentices once they have successfully finished their first or second year/level (or equivalent) of an apprenticeship program in one of the Red Seal trades 
  • Provides the Apprenticeship Completion Grant (ACG), a taxable cash grant of $2,000 to registered apprentices who have completed their training to help them become certified journeypersons in designated Red Seal Trades, which include: 
    • Agricultural Equipment Technician 
    • Appliance Service Technician 
    • Automotive Painter 
    • Automotive Service Technician 
    • Baker 
    • Boilermaker 
    • Bricklayer 
    • Cabinetmaker 
    • Carpenter 
    • Concrete Finisher 
    • Construction Craft Worker 
    • Construction Electrician 
    • Cook 
    • Drywall Finisher and Plasterer 
    • Electric Motor System Technician 
    • Floorcovering Installer 
    • Gasfitter - Class A 
    • Gasfitter - Class B 
    • Glazier 
    • Hairstylist 
    • Heavy Duty Equipment Technician 
    • Heavy Equipment Operator (Dozer) 
    • Heavy Equipment Operator (Excavator) 
    • Heavy Equipment Operator (Tractor-Loader-Backhoe) 
    • Industrial Electrician 
    • Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) 
    • Instrumentation and Control Technician 
    • Insulator (Heat and Frost) 
    • Ironworker (Generalist) 
    • Ironworker (Reinforcing) 
    • Ironworker (Structural / Ornamental) 
    • Landscape Horticulturist 
    • Lather (Interior Systems Mechanic) 
    • Machinist 
    • Metal Fabricator (Fitter) 
    • Mobile Crane Operator 
    • Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal and Paint) 
    • Motorcycle Mechanic 
    • Oil Heat System Technician 
    • Painter and Decorator 
    • Partsperson 
    • Plumber 
    • Powerline Technician 
    • Recreation Vehicle Service Technician 
    • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic 
    • Rig Technician 
    • Roofer 
    • Sheet Metal Worker 
    • Sprinkler Fitter 
    • Steamfitter / Pipefitter 
    • Tilesetter 
    • Tool and Die Maker 
    • Tower Crane Operator 
    • Transport Trailer Technician 
    • Truck and Transport Mechanic 
    • Welder
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Rainy River District
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or a Protected Person 
  • Must be registered in or have completed an apprenticeship program in a trade that is designated as a Red Seal trade 
  • Eligibility for Level 1 grant: must have been registered as an apprentice for at least 12 months 
  • Eligibility for Level 2 grant: must have been registered as an apprentice for at least 24 months
  • Apply online  
  • Applications, including supporting documents, must be received no later than June 30th of the calendar year following the date the applicant progressed in the apprenticeship program
Supporting documentation required: 
  • Copy of the official Confirmation of Progress for the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant Letter issued by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD)
Languages English ; French
Fees Service
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone Apprenticeship Grants Mon-Fri 7 am-8 pm 1-866-742-3644 
Canada Enquiry Centre Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm 1-800-622-6232 (1-800-O-Canada)
TTY Phone TTY Apprenticeship Grants Mon-Fri 7 am-8 pm 1-866-909-9757 
TTY Canada Enquiry Centre Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm 1-800-926-9105
Site Location Side entrance Post Office Building
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 301 Scott St
Fort Frances, ON P9A 1H1
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Intersection Scott St and Portage Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Elevator to first floor where office is located
Other Details
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Funding Fees - Service