Second Career is an Ontario government program that enables laid-off Ontarians to train for a new job in high-demand careers.
Second Career can help you get the training or education you need to get a good job. It is a cost-sharing grant, provided on the basis of need, so you may be asked to contribute what you can to your training or education.
To be eligible, you must:
Skills training for up to two years in duration will be considered. If academic upgrading or English as a Second Language training is required as a prerequisite to skills training, the total training period can be up to three years.
Providing financial support up to $28,000 based on the following costs:
Additional costs may be considered for disability accommodation, dependent care, living away from home and academic upgrading.