The Loans for Tools program offers new apprentices a loan to help them buy the tools and equipment they need to perform the trade in which they are registered.
The loans for tools is available to newly registered apprentices.
To apply for a loan, apprentices should complete in full the loans agreement contained in the information package sent automatically to each newly registered apprentice, and then send it back to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities in the return envelope provided.
The ministry will respond within 60 days of receiving the signed loans agreement.
Contact: Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Loans for Tools program Toll-free 1-800-313-1746.
You can also call the toll-free Employment Ontario Hotline at 1-800-387-5656, TTY (telephone service for the deaf) 1-866-533-6339 for the phone number and location of the apprenticeship office in your area. Newcomers to Ontario can ask for this information in the language of their choice.