Temporary program changes to the Canada-Alberta Job Grant:

The following program changes expand eligibility to help businesses access the training they need. These temporary changes are effective from February 18, 2021, until February 28, 2022. For more information please visit:

Canada-Alberta Job Grant


What is the Canada-Alberta Job Grant? Canadian businesses can get up to two-thirds of their employee training costs covered through the Canada Job Grant.

The grant is available to businesses in all sectors. Applications must be made by the employer. Individuals who are interested in the program must ask their employer to apply for training.

Funding for employee training is available through the Canada-Alberta Job Grant. Applications must be submitted at least 30 days before the training start date.


Eligible Programs and Courses

The Woodland Operations Learning Foundation (WOLF) offers courses that are eligible for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant. WOLF, in partnership with Northern Lakes College (NLC), offers the following certificate which would be eligible for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant:

WOLF and NLC also offer the Advanced Forest Stewardship Certificate and combined with courses from land and environment training would be eligible for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant.


All WOLF online courses should take you 3 hours to complete.

WOLF also provide custom training options for organizations. Please contact the WOLF office 780-849-8724 or email:


Canada Job Grant Information

To qualify for funding, training must:

  • be 21 hours and over in length
  • be completed within one year of the program start date
  • be provided by a third party
  • not replace prior training investments
  • result in a record of completion, a mark, a certificate, or an industry-recognized credential


Training can be part-time or full-time and delivered online.

Application forms, instructions and frequently asked questions are available on the Canada-Alberta Job Grant Application Guide.

Please note: if you’re unemployed and live in Alberta, the Canada Job Grant will now cover training costs for eligible unemployed hires up to $15,000. Please see the Canada-Alberta Job Grant webpage for more information.