Employers can earn a $1000 taxable cash grant for each apprentice they employ and train who completes his or her apprenticeship, receives a Certificate of Apprenticeship and where, applicable, a Certificate of Qualification.
The Apprenticeship Completion Employer Bonus is part of the government's plan to ensure Ontario has the skilled workers it needs to succeed in tomorrow's economy. This initiative is designed to:
Sponsor Groups are not eligible for the Apprenticeship Completion Employer Bonus. These groups are not individual employers. Employers that belong to these groups can receive the bonus if they are the employer who last employed the apprentice.
Contact 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.