3A helps Albertans obtain additional job skills and applicable work experience through uniting job seekers and employers needs together. Through this program, 3A Clients become employees while the program pays prospective employers for providing applicable on-the-job training to the client.

The Workplace Training (On -The - Job) Program Provides the Following Benefits to Job Seekers and Employers:

The Workplace Training program is oriented to help Albertans acquire transferable occupational skills and directly applicable work experience under prospective employers. Participating Albertans become full-time employees for up to 26 weeks while their prospective employers are reimbursed for the job training and the work experience provided.

Client Eligibility Requirements

Participants must be unemployed, residing in Alberta, legally entitled to work in Canada, and:

Participants must also:

Employer Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Workplace Training program, employers must demonstrate:



The Province of Alberta is working in partnership with the Government of Canada to provide employment support programs and services.

Les gouvernements de l'Alberta et du Canada travaillent en partenariat et financent conjointement des programmes et des services d'aide à l'emploi.

Note: Federal and provincial governments are not eligible for Workplace Training.
For more information on type of services involved in a WT, the duration of WT, and applicable payments made to employers, please contact us.