Client Eligibility Requirements
Participants must be unemployed, residing in Alberta, legally entitled to work in Canada, and:
in receipt of active Employment Insurance (EI) benefits or
Had an EI benefit period within the previous 60 months and are seeking to re-enter the workforce (i.e individuals with reachback eligibility).
Alberta Works Income Support (IS) Clients and other Albertans may also be eligible for the program.
Participants must also:
Be ready, willing, and able to benefit from Workplace Training
Have been experiencing difficulty in obtaining work because they need more job specific training or retraining and additional experience to achieve viable employment
Have sufficient literacy and numerical skills to benefit from training (not less than Grade 9 level)
Have sufficient health to participate in and benefit from training