Take Advantage of the Second Career Government Grant (Up to $28,000)
Second Career is a government grant provided for laid-off, unemployed and underemployed individuals to help them find employment in occupations with demonstrated labour market prospects in Ontario. The main intention of the Second Career program is to develop the knowledge and skills needed to become employed or to switch to a better profession using the most cost-effective path.
Who is Eligible?
To be eligible, an individual must:
- Have been laid off on or after January 1, 2005.
- Be unemployed (working less than 20 hours a week).
- Be a resident of Ontario.
- Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident legally authorized to work in Canada.
Second Career provides up to $28,000 for the following:
- Tuition fees
- Book fees
- Living expenses
- Disability support
- Dependent care
- Living cost
To apply for Second Career, please follow the following steps:
- Attend a NetSoft Information Session and find out if our programs are right for you. We will also provide you with the necessary guidelines needed to start on your Second Career process.
- Arrange for an appointment with an employment advisor at a government service agency to assess your eligibility for Second Career funding.
- Complete the required job market research, look into three college programs of your choice, and complete the financial assistance application form.
- Submit all documents to the government through the employment advisor.
- Once your application is approved, start your program at NetSoft.
Your Application’s Success
Often, a lack of understanding of the Second Career application process is the reason an applicant’s funding is denied. Call now to speak with a NetSoft Admissions Counsellor to assure your success getting funding to support your new career!
For more information, please visit http://www.secondcareerontario.com/web/second_career/.